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  • Author Discussion of Biographies
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    Author Discussion of Biographies

    Andrea Barnet, author of Visionary Women:How Rachel Carson, Jane Jacobs, Jane Goodall, and Alice Waters Changed Our World;" David Blight, author of Frederick Douglass; and Andrew Roberts,…

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    Churchill

    Historian Andrew Roberts recalled the life of Winston Churchill.

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  • Romantic Imagination of Winston Churchill
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    Romantic Imagination of Winston Churchill

    Andrew Roberts talked about the romantic imagination and sensitivity of Sir Winston Churchill. “Winston Wept: The Extraordinary Lachrymosity and Romantic Imagination of Sir Winston Churchill” was a…

    968 views
  • ChurchillRoosevelt Legacy
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    Churchill-Roosevelt Legacy

    A discussion on the lasting legacies of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Both British and American panelists explore the strengths and weaknesses of these men and how they compare…

    727 views
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    The Storm of War

    Historian Andrew Roberts presented a history of World War II. The author examined how Axis strategy evolved during the entire expanse of the war and whether, with a different decision-making process…

    1,339 views
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    Masters and Commanders

    Historian Andrew Roberts talked about his book Masters and Commanders: How Four Titans Won the War in the West, 1941-1945 (Harper, 2009; Harper Perennial, 2010). In his book he describes the…

    728 views
  • Legacy of Winston Churchill
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    Legacy of Winston Churchill

    Participants debated the question “Was Winston Churchill more a liability than an asset to the Free World?” Historians and political analysts took positions in favor of, and against, the…

    1,989 views
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    History of the English-Speaking Peoples Since 1900

    Andrew Roberts talked about his book, A History of the English-Speaking Peoples Since 1900, published by HarperColllins. The book is presented as a sequel to Winston Churchill’s A History…

    643 views
  • 20th Century and the EnglishSpeaking World
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    20th Century and the English-Speaking World

    Participating by remote connection, two authors talked separately about their books and responded to telephone calls. Mr. Roberts spoke from New York City after being introduced by a video clip from a 2002…

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