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  • Washington Journal Feature
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    Washington Journal Feature

    Ms. Quinn talked about headline news stories and about her article in the Washington Post titled, “Not in Their Back Yard.” She responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and electronic…

  • emWe Wish to Inform Youem
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    We Wish to Inform You

    Mr. Gourevitch talked about his book, We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families: Stories from Rwanda, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. He explained why the Rwandan…

  • emTitan The Life of John D Rockefeller Srem
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    Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.

    Mr. Chernow discussed his biography Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr., published by Random House. Mr. Rockefeller, the world’s first billionaire, created the powerful monopoly,…

  • emThe Story of American Freedomem
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    The Story of American Freedom

    Mr. Foner discussed his book, The Story of American Freedom, published by W.W. Norton and Company. He talked about the ideological conflicts of the American Revolution and the U.S. Civil…

  • emA History of the American Peopleem
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    A History of the American People

    Paul Johnson talked about his new book, A History of the American People, published by HarperCollins. He talked about his interpretations of various historical figures and movements of U.S.…

  • emWalking with the Windem
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    Walking with the Wind

    Representative John Lewis discussed his autobiography, Walking with the Wind: A Memoir of the Movement, published by Simon and Schuster. At the age of twenty-three, Congressman Lewis was a speaker at…

  • emLongitudeem
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    Ms. Sobel discussed her book, Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time. She described the life of John Harrison who discovered how…

  • Life and Career of Kwame Ture
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    Life and Career of Kwame Ture

    Kwame Ture, formerly known as Stokely Carmichael, talked about his life as a civil rights and Pan-African activist. He also talked about the effect of the Vietnam war on the civil rights…

  • emThe Professor and the Madmanem
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    The Professor and the Madman

    Mr. Winchester discussed his book, The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary, about Dr. W. C. Minor, a certified lunatic who…

  • emHelen Keller A Lifeem
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    Helen Keller: A Life

    Ms. Herrmann discussed her book, Helen Keller: A Life, published by Knopf. The book describes the Helen Keller’s long life (1880-1968) and shows her to be, not the “plaster saint” as her teacher…

  • emThe Father of Spin Edward Bernaysem
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    The Father of Spin: Edward Bernays

    Mr. Tye spoke about his book and the life and career of Edward Bernays, The Father of Spin: Edward L. Bernays and The Birth of Public Relations, published by Crown. Mr. Bernays is…

  • emDisuniting of Americaem
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    Disuniting of America

    Arthur Schlesinger, Jr talked about his book The Disuniting of America. The book is a revised edition to his 1991 book of the same name and talked about the difficulties within the United…

  • emThe Hitler of Historyem
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    The Hitler of History

    John Lukacs talked about his book, The Hitler of History, published by Alfred A. Knopf. The book is a series of essays which examine the myriad questions about Hitler’s life and rise to…

  • emPetticoat Affairem
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    Petticoat Affair

    John Marszalek talked about his new book, The Petticoat Affair: Manners, Mutiny, and Sex in Andrew Jackson’s White House, published by the Free Press. The book concerns the story of Margaret O’Neale, a daughter of a…

  • emAnne Frank The Biographyem
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    Anne Frank: The Biography

    Melissa Muller discussed her book Anne Frank: The Biography, published by Henry Holt and Company, which examined Anne Frank’s famous diary within a larger historical and biographical…

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    A. Scott Berg discussed his biography, Lindbergh, published by Penguin. The book chronicles the life and times of aviator Charles Lindbergh, the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Mr. Berg…

  • emGreat Souls Six Who Changed the Centuryem
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    Great Souls: Six Who Changed the Century

    David Aikman talked about his book, Great Souls: Six Who Changed the Century, published by Word. The book profiles six leaders of the 20th century who he argues triumphed over criticism,…

  • emThurgood Marshallem
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    Thurgood Marshall

    Mr. Williams discussed his biography, Thurgood Marshall: American Revolutionary, published by Times Books. He described the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall as an architect of…

  • emBadge of Courage The Life of Stephen Craneem
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    Badge of Courage: The Life of Stephen Crane

    Ms. Davis talked about her biography, Badge of Courage: The Life of Stephen Crane, published by Houghton Mifflin. She described Crane’s life and how and why he wrote The Red Badge of…

  • emYou Got to Dance with Them What Brung Youem
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    You Got to Dance with Them What Brung You

    Molly Ivins talked about her new book, You Got to Dance with Them What Brung You: Politics in the Clinton Years, published by Random House. The book, a collection of Ms. Ivin’s columns,…

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