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  • Historian Ron Chernow Discusses emGrantem
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    Grant

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow recalled the life of Ulysses S. Grant at the 18th annual National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

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  • 2019 White House Correspondents Dinner
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    2019 White House Correspondents' Dinner

    Historian and author Ron Chernow was the keynote speaker at the White House Correspondents' Association’s 2019 annual dinner. Officials of the organization delivered remarks about the importance of the…

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  • QA with Ron Chernow
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    Q&A with Ron Chernow

    Ron Chernow talked about his biography of Civil War General and former President Ulysses S. Grant, which focuses on his final years and the writing of his memoirs.

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  • emWashingtonem
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    Washington

    Ron Chernow talked about his biography, Washington: A Life, published in October 2010 by Penguin Press. He responded to questions from members of the audience. This event of the 27th Miami…

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  • Writing Presidential Biographies
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    Writing Presidential Biographies

    Jon Meacham, Annette Gordon Reed, and Ron Chernow talked about the process of writing presidential biographies. President George W. Bush provided introductory remarks.

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  • QA with Ron Chernow
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    Q&A with Ron Chernow

    Ron Chernow talked about his 2004 biography, Alexander Hamilton, which was adapted into the Broadway musical Hamilton.

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  • emHamiltonem from Book to Play
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    Hamilton from Book to Play

    Ron Chernow talked about his book Alexander Hamilton, which was adapted into a Broadway musical. Mr. Chernow spoke about the success of the show, written by and starring Lin-Manuel Miranda, and…

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  • Award Ceremony for emHamiltonem
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    Award Ceremony for Hamilton

    Lin-Manuel Miranda was presented with a Special Achievement Award from the board of the George Washington Book Prize. Mr. Miranda is the playwright, lyricist, composer, and star of the Broadway musical…

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  • QA with Ron Chernow Part 1
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    Q&A with Ron Chernow, Part 1

    Ron Chernow talked about his biography, Washington: A Life, published in October 2010 by Penguin Press. The book is billed as “the first large-scale, single volume, cradle-to-grave narrative of George…

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  • QA with Ron Chernow Part 2
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    Q&A with Ron Chernow, Part 2

    Ron Chernow talked about his biography, Washington: A Life, published in October 2010 by Penguin Press. He talked about some of the relationships George Washington had, including Thomas Paine, Benedict…

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  • emAlexander Hamiltonem
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    Alexander Hamilton

    Ron Chernow spoke about his biography, Alexander Hamilton, published by Penguin Press. Mr. Chernow examined the remarkable life and career of the Founding Father, and the chief author of…

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  • HamiltonBurr Duel Panel Discussion
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    Hamilton-Burr Duel Panel Discussion

    On its 200th anniversary the duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr was re-enacted at its site in Weehawken, New Jersey. A panel of authors discussed the event and the men involved.…

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    Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.

    Mr. Chernow discussed his biography Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr., published by Random House. Mr. Rockefeller, the world’s first billionaire, created the powerful monopoly,…

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  • emAlexander Hamiltonem  Reading
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    Alexander Hamilton Reading

    Finalists for the National Book Critics Circle awards for the publishing year 2004 read from their works at an event held in The New School’s auditorium the evening before the award…

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  • National Book Festival
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    National Book Festival

    Continuous coverage of the history and biography tent was shown. A number of authors discussed their recent works and their experiences as researchers and writers. Speakers responded to audience questions.…

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  • emAlexander Hamiltonem
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    Alexander Hamilton

    By video link from New York City, Mr. Chernow discussed his biography Alexander Hamilton, from Penguin Press. He responded to telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail from viewers

    644 views
  • Art of Biography
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    Art of Biography

    Biographers discussed experiences while writing about Lyndon Johnson, Eleanor Roosevelt and John D. Rockefeller. They also focused on memorable locations they visited for research and how…

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  • Writing Biographies
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    Writing Biographies

    Mr. Chernow talked about his ideas on writing biographies. He focused on why people read biographies, and how biographers choose what to include in their books. Mr. Chernow is the author of…

    214 views
  • National Book Critic Circle Awards
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    National Book Critic Circle Awards

    The annual awards ceremony honored numerous authors for their outstanding works in fiction, nonfiction, poetry and biography.

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  • Rockefeller and Johnson Biographies
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    Rockefeller and Johnson Biographies

    Mr. Chernow discussed his book Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr. which looks at the life of the first recorded American billionaire. The book also addresses the business practices…

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