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    An Especially Good View

    Journalist and publishing executive Peter Osnos, founder of PublicAffairs Books, reflected on publishing three presidents and reporting on the Vietnam War. This was a virtual event hosted…

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    Q&A with Peter Osnos

    Peter Osnos, a longtime reporter, editor, and publisher and the author of An Especially Good View: Watching History Happen, talked about his family’s escape from Poland in 1939, working for…

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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.…

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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. The book is an inside view of the U.S. federal capital from a journalist who…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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…

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    BookExpo America Publisher Interview

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

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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…

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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,…

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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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    BookExpo America Publisher Interview

    Mr. Osnos was interviewed about PublicAffairs' new fall book lline.

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    Anatomy of an Instant Book

    This program takes a look at instant books -- timely books that are published quickly -- and the steps involved in publishing such a book. One such instant book is Deadlock: The Inside Story of…

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    Common Nonsense

    In a discussion with his publisher, Mr. Rooney talked about his book Common Nonsense, published by PublicAffairs. The book is a collection of essays. They also talked about Mr. Rooney’s…

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    Argument Without End: Book Party

    At the home of Washington Post Publisher Katherine Graham, scenes were shown of a book party for the authors of Argument Without End: In Search of Answers to the Vietnam Tragedy, published by…

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    Independant Publishers Luncheon

    A panel consisting of independent book publishing executives discussed the future of the publishing industry, and what their place in the market might be.

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    Washington Journal Feature

    Mr. Osnos discussed headline news and responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail.

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    Washington Journal Feature

    Representative Peter Deutsch (D-Florida) discussed headline news and responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail.

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    Public Information in Publishing Industry

    Panelists discussed trends in the publishing industry and public information levels. They examined several topics, including the operation of independent publishing houses in an era of…

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