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  • Art of Biography
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    Art of Biography

    Biographers discussed experiences while writing about Lyndon Johnson, Eleanor Roosevelt and John D. Rockefeller. They also focused on memorable locations they visited for research and how…

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  • emEleanor Roosevelt Volume 1em
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    Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume 1

    Ms. Cook talked about her book Eleanor Roosevelt: Volume 1, 1884-1933, published by Viking Press. The book examines the life of Roosevelt during her first six years as first lady. After her…

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  • Writing Biographies
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    Writing Biographies

    Mr. Chernow talked about his ideas on writing biographies. He focused on why people read biographies, and how biographers choose what to include in their books. Mr. Chernow is the author of…

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  • emEleanor Roosevelt Volume 2em
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    Eleanor Roosevelt: Volume 2

    Blanche Wiesen Cook talked about her book, Eleanor Roosevelt: Volume 2 1933-1938, published by Viking Press. She focused on Roosevelt’s first six years as America’s most controversial first…

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