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  • emThe Original Knickerbockerem
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    The Original Knickerbocker

    Professor Burstein talked about his book, The Original Knickerbocker: The Life of Washington Irving. He said Irving was the first American author to claim writing as his profession. Mr. Irving…

  • emThe Passions of Andrew Jacksonem
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    The Passions of Andrew Jackson

    Mr. Burstein discussed his new biography of the 7th President of the United States titled, The Passions of Andrew Jackson, published by Alfred A. Knopf. Professor Burnstein compares…

  • emJeffersons Secrets  Death and Desire at Monticelloem
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    Jefferson's Secrets: Death and Desire at Monticello

    Andrew Burstein talked about his book Jefferson’s Secrets: Death and Desire at Monticello, published by Basic Books. It examined at the private life of America’s third president and more…

  • emAmericas Jubileeem
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    America's Jubilee

    Professor Burstein talked about his book America’s Jubilee: How in 1826 a Generation Remembered Fifty Years of Independence, published by Knopf. The book explores American life in 1826…

  • Life Portrait of Thomas Jefferson
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    Life Portrait of Thomas Jefferson

    In the third in a series on American presidents, Thomas Jefferson’s life and career are discussed. Mr. Burstein and Mr. Jordan talked about Monticello and Jefferson’s love of nature, his career,…

  • emThe Inner Jeffersonem
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    The Inner Jefferson

    On the lawn of Monticello, Mr. Burstein spoke about his new book, The Inner Jefferson: Portrait of a Grieving Optimist, which examines President Jefferson’s private correspondence. He talked…