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    The Irregulars

    Jennet Conant talked about the life of children’s author Roald Dahl, who wrote Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and James and the Giant Peach. Mr. Dahl worked to end the neutrality of…

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  • emA Covert Affair Julia Child and Paul Child in the OSSem
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    A Covert Affair: Julia Child and Paul Child in the OSS

    Jennet Conant recounts Julia and Paul Child’s career in the Office of Strategic Services during World War II. The future cook book author and television personality began her service in 1942 as a file clerk…

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  • The Presidency in the Nuclear Age Panel 1
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    The Presidency in the Nuclear Age, Panel 1

    A panel discussion on how U.S. foreign policy and the presidency have been shaped by the development, use, and spread of nuclear weapons focused on foreign policy decision-making during the Roosevelt and Truman…

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    Tuxedo Park

    Ms. Conant talked about her book, Tuxedo Park: A Wall Street Tycoon and the Secret Palace of Science That Changed the Course of World War II, published by Simon and Schuster. The book is…

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    109 East Palace: Robert Oppenheimer

    Jennet Conant talked about her book 109 East Palace: Robert Oppenheimer and the Secret City of Los Alamos, published by Simon and Schuster. In the book Ms. Conant, whose grandfather, former…

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