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  • emWhen Memory Speaksem
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    When Memory Speaks

    Jill Ker Conway talked about her new book, When Memory Speaks: Reflections on Autobiography. The book examines the difference in writing styles between men and women in autobiographical…

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  • emWhy Readem
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    Why Read?

    Professor Edmundson talks about his book Why Read?, published by Bloomsbury USA. The book is on the relationship between a liberal arts education and literature. The author writes that…

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  • John F Kennedy and the 1960s
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    John F. Kennedy and the 1960s

    Tom Brokaw and Jane Pauley talked about how John F. Kennedy’s presidency shaped and influenced the culture of the 1960s. Tom Brokaw is the author of BOOM!: Voices of the Sixties. Topics included the legacy…

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  • Reflections on the 20th Century
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    Reflections on the 20th Century

    The panel members reflected on the 20th century and changes that have shaped and changed our nation and the world since President Kennedy’s death. Scott Simon moderated. After their…

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  • emA Womans Educationem
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    A Woman's Education

    Professor Conway, former president of Smith College, talked about her latest book, A Woman’s Education, published by Alfred A. Knopf, the third installment of her continuing memoir. She began her…

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  • The Art of Political Biography
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    The Art of Political Biography

    Panel members discussed the art of political biography. They outlined their philosophies of writing history and explored some of the content matter which went into their books. Mr. Ellis…

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  • emWhen I Was Puerto Ricanem
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    When I Was Puerto Rican

    Ms. Santiago talked about her book, When I Was Puerto Rican, published by Random House. She focused on her life from San Juan, Puerto Rico to the barrios of Brooklyn, New York, and the…

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