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  • Panel Discussion on History
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    Panel Discussion on History

    Panelists talked about writing about history. Panelists included Jonathan Bryant, author of Dark Places of the Earth: The Voyage of the Slave Ship Antelope; Dan Ephron, author of Killing a King: The…

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  • Panel Discussion on American History
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    Panel Discussion on American History

    Edward Larson, The Return of George Washington, 1783-1789; Scott Martelle, The Madman and the Assassin: The Strange Life of Boston Corbett, the Man Who Killed John Wilkes Booth; and Richard Reeves,…

    783 views
  • Panel Discussion on World War II Internment
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    Panel Discussion on World War II Internment

    Jan Jarboe Russell, author of The Train to Crystal City: FDR’s Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America’s Only Family Internment Camp During World War II, and Richard Reeves, author of Infamy: The…

    328 views
  • Discussion on the Press and Japanese Internment in World War II
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    Press and Japanese Internment in World War II

    Professor Richard Reeves talked about the internment experiences of the Japanese on the U.S. West coast and how the press fueled hysteria over sabotage. He spoke about how the experiences…

    808 views
  • emDaring Young Menem
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    Daring Young Men

    Richard Reeves, presented a history of the Berlin Airlift (May 1948-June 1949). Utilizing previously unpublished documents and numerous interviews, he focused on the exploits of American airmen called…

    1,055 views
  • Panel on American Biographies
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    Panel on American Biographies

    A panel discussion was held with some biographers of public figures. They responded to questions from members of the audience. Biographer A. Scott Berg moderated. “Biography: The American…

    282 views
  • Ronald Reagans Biography and Legacy
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    Ronald Reagan's Biography and Legacy

    After Tom Brokaw delivered a keynote address, he moderated a panel discussion on the life and legacy of President Ronald Reagan. “Biography and the Construction of Presidential Legacy” was…

    679 views
  • Historians Perspectives of President Kennedy
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    Historians Perspectives of President Kennedy

    Ted Widmer moderated a discussion among historians about President John F. Kennedy and his place in the nation’s history. The panelists also responded to questions submitted by members of the audience. Panelists:…

    1,828 views
  • Rising Above Oppression Panel
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    Rising Above Oppression Panel

    Authors talked about their books about battling oppression. They responded to questions from members of the audience. Marla Stone moderated. The panelists were: Phillip Kearney, Under the Blue Flag: My…

    230 views
  • 20th Century Panel
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    20th Century Panel

    Authors talked about their biographies. Jim Newton moderated a discussion with the authors on topics including telling history through character development and choosing a biographical subject. The…

    538 views
  • emA Force of Natureem
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    A Force of Nature

    Richard Reeves talked about his book A Force of Nature: The Frontier Genius of Ernest Rutherford, published by W.W. Norton. He talked about the life and work of physicist Ernest Rutherford (1871-1937).…

    229 views