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    World War II and Transforming the American West

    New York Times columnist Timothy Egan argued that World War II industry in the American West impacted the environment and demographics in ways that influenced the region’s development up to…

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    The Fires of 1910

    This National Interagency Fire Center film tells the story of a seminal series of wildfires in August, 1910, that burned three million acres in the Northern Rocky Mountains of Idaho and Montana,…

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    The Immortal Irishman

    Timothy Egan talked about his book The Immortal Irishman: The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero, in which he recalls the life of Irish-born Thomas Francis Meagher, who led two…

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    The Big Burn

    Timothy Egan talked about his book The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt & the Fire That Saved America (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; October 19, 2009). He talked about the largest forest fire in American history on…

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    Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher

    Timothy Egan talked about his book, Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis. He spoke at the 2013 Tucson Festival of Books, which took…

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    2013 Tucson Festival of Books, Saturday

    Events shown during the first day of the 2013 Tucson Festival of Books included: Book Discussion on Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher 311173-2 Panel Discussion on ¡Ban This! The BSP…

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    Great Depression Panel

    Authors talked about their books about the Great Depression. They also responded to questions from members of the audience. Katherine Morrissey moderated. “The Great Depression: Looking Back at…

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    The Big Burn

    Timothy Egan talked about his book The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt & the Fire That Saved America (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; October 19, 2009). He talked about the largest forest fire in American…

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    Fields of Vision

    Army Colonel Butch Kievenaar, commander of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, spoke by live remote from Iraq about ongoing security operations in Iraq to reporters in the…

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    The Worst Hard Time

    Timothy Egan talked about his book The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl, published by Houghton Mifflin. He was interviewed by the BookTV…

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    The Worst Hard Time

    Timothy Egan talked about his book The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl, published by Houghton Mifflin. In the 1930s parts of America…

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    2006 National Book Awards Ceremony

    The National Book Foundation presented the 57th Annual National Book Awards for best book in each of the categories of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and young people’s literature. Fran…

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    Landscapes Through Literary Eyes

    The panel discussed writing about landscapes and the environment. In addition they discussed the anticipated impact that current environmental development and protection trends will have on…

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    Lasso The Wind

    Author Timothy Egan talked about his book, Lasso The Wind: Away to the New West, published by Knopf. The book examined myths and realities of the Old West and the New West of the United…

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    Growing Up in the Northwest

    Mr. Egan discussed his new book, The Good Rain, which is an account of his growing up in the northwestern region of the United States.

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