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  • QA with Peter Osnos
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    Q&A with Peter Osnos

    Peter Osnos, long-time editor and founder of PublicAffairs Books,talked about working with Presidents Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, and Donald Trump and other politicians.

  • Discussion on the 20th Anniversary of PublicAffairs
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    Discussion on the 20th Anniversary of PublicAffairs

    A discussion on the 20th anniversary of the book publisher PublicAffairs, featuring its founder Peter Osnos as well as authors Vernon Jordan, Bradley Graham, and Maya Rao.

  • Former Soviet Dissident Natan Sharansky
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    Former Soviet Dissident Natan Sharansky

    Natan Sharansky, a leading figure of the Soviet dissident movement of the 1970s and later an Israeli politician, spoke about his life and career with PublicAffairs Founder Peter Osnos. Mr.…

  • CSPANs Supreme Court Book Launch at Book Expo
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    C-SPAN's Supreme Court Book Launch at Book Expo

    Susan Swain and Mark Farkas talked about the book they co-edited The Supreme Court: A C-SPAN Book, Featuring the Justices in their Own Words (PublicAffairs, 2010) and the television…

  • Summer Reading Peter Osnos
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    Summer Reading: Peter Osnos

    Peter Osnos answered the question “What are you reading this summer?” He mentioned K Blows Top: A Cold War Comic Interlude Starring Nikita Khrushchev, America’s Most Unlikely Tourist by…

  • Watergate Corruption of American Politics
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    Watergate: Corruption of American Politics

    Mr. Moyer talked about the upcoming Discovery Channel series on Watergate and Mr. Osnos talked about an upcoming book on the subject. The first panel consisted of several people who were…

  • Summer Reading 2008 Peter Osnos
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    Summer Reading 2008: Peter Osnos

  • Publisher Interview
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    Publisher Interview

    PublicAffairs Books founder and editor-and-chief Peter Osnos and publisher Susan Weinberg talked about the just published PublicAffairs book by Scott McClellan, What Happened: Inside the Bush…

  • emWashingtonem Publication Party
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    Washington: Publication Party

    A party was held to celebrate the posthumous publication of Meg Greenfield’s book Washington, published by PublicAffairs. Meg Greenfield was a Pulitzer Prize winning editorial writer for The Washington…

  • The Independent Journalism of I F Stone
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    The Independent Journalism of I. F. Stone

    Panelists discuss the life and work of journalist I.F. Stone at an event celebrating the 100th anniversary of Stone’s birth. Topics included I.F. Stone’s influence on the field of…

  • emPeter Jenningsem Book Party
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    Peter Jennings: Book Party

    A party was held to celebrate the publication of the book Peter Jennings: A Reporter’s Life, published by PublicAffairs. The book was co-edited by Lynn Sherr, a colleague at ABC News, freelance book…

  • Social Entrepreneurs
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    Social Entrepreneurs

    Authors discussed the role that social entrepreneurs play, or could play, in improving social and economic conditions in the U.S. and internationally. Peter Osnos moderated. Topics included…

  • The Caravan Project
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    The Caravan Project

    Peter Osnos, the founder of the Caravan Project, a new retail initiative that offers a book in multiple formats as either a traditional print or large print book, audio download, e-book or by the…

  • Memorial Service for Eli Segal
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    Memorial Service for Eli Segal

    A memorial service was held for Eli J. Segal, who died in February. Mr.. Segal headed President Clinton’s national service program after serving as his 1992 campaign chief of staff. After…

  • Comparing Wars in Iraq and Vietnam
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    Comparing Wars in Iraq and Vietnam

    Peter Osnos compared the wars in Iraq and Vietnam. Mr. Osnos covered the Vietnam war as a reporter from 1970-1973. He responded to telephone calls and electronic mails.

  • Print Journalism As a Profession
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    Print Journalism As a Profession

    A panel discussion titled “The Mission and Romance of Journalism” was held on print journalism as a profession. Following their discussion, the panelists responded to questions and comments from…

  • BookExpo America Publisher Interview
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    BookExpo America Publisher Interview

    Mr. Osnos talked about his company’s upcoming titles.

  • emThe Case For Democracy  The Power of Freedomem
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    The Case For Democracy: The Power of Freedom

    Mr. Osnos spoke by telephone from Jerusalem about the Natan Sharanksy book, The Case for Democracy: The Power of Freedom to Overcome Tyranny and Terror, which he published. He talked about how…

  • In Depth at Strand Book Store
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    In Depth at Strand Book Store

    BookTV toured the Strand Book Store and talked with authors Richard Brookhiser, Harold Evans, Amy Goodman, John Fund and publishers Peter Osnos and Adam Bellow. The Strand also held an author event with Art Spiegelman,…

  • emBooknotes on American Characterem
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    Booknotes on American Character

    Ms. Darnton talked about editing Booknotes on American Character: People, Politics, and Conflict in American History by Brian Lamb. PublicAffairs publisher Mr. Osnos participated by…

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