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    Henry Adams and the Making of America

    Garry Wills talked about his book Henry Adams and the Making of America, published by Houghton Mifflin. He discussed Henry Adams ambitions to write a great work of history rather than…

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    In Depth with Garry Wills

    Garry Wills, an adjunct professor of history at Northwestern University, talked about his life and work and responded to telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail from viewers. Professor Wills is the…

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    The Imperial White House

    In a forum marking the 200th anniversary of the White House a panel looked at the White House in the early 20th Century. Professor Garry Wills spoke of the stagecraft of power. Lydia…

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    Popular Culture: John Wayne's America?

    Panelists talked about the myth and legend of the late actor John Wayne and the hold he has on his many fans. Garry Wills wrote the book John Wayne’s America: The Politics of Celebrity…

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    A Necessary Evil

    Mr. Wills talks about his book, A Necessary Evil: A History of American Distrust in Government, published by Simon and Schuster. The book examines American attitudes about government and…

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