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    Life Portrait of Woodrow Wilson

    In the twenty-seventh in a series on American presidents, scholars and historians discussed the life and career of Woodrow Wilson. Among the issues they discussed were his boyhood during…

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    Sojourner Truth: A Life, A Symbol

    Author Nell Irvin Painter talked about her book Sojourner Truth: A Life, A Symbol, published by W.W. Norton. It chronicled the life of Sojourner Truth, a former slave, who became a…

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    Writing History Vividly

    Moderated by Mr. Lamb, the panelists talk about the art of writing colorful narrative history. Robert Caro’s books include The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York and three…

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    About Books Marathon

    Ms. Morris discussed her recent book, Rage For Fame: The Ascent of Clare Boothe Luce and Ms. Painter talked about her recent book, Sojourner Truth, a Life, a Symbol and the experience of…

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