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    Life Portrait of Franklin D. Roosevelt

    In the thirty-first in a series on American presidents, scholars and historians discussed the life and career of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Among the issues they addressed were his early…

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    Oxford History of the United States Series

    A panel of authors who have written books for the Oxford University Press’s History of the United States series talked about the periods of history they cover in the series. They also put…

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    Q&A with David Kennedy

    David Kennedy talked about teaching and writing about U.S. political and military history of the wars of the 20th century to the present day. Mr. Kennedy is the editor of The Library of…

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    The Library of Congress World War II Companion

    David Kennedy talked about the book he edited The Library of Congress World War II Companion, published by Simon and Schuster. The book uses excerpts from contemporary letters, journals,…

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    Freedom from Fear

    Mr. Kennedy talked about his book Freedom from Fear: The United States, 1929-1945, published by Oxford University Press. The book examined the years of the Great Depression and World War II…

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    How the U.S. Won World War II

    Professor Kennedy spoke about U.S. policy and strategy in World War II and how it transformed America and the world. Following his remarks he answered questions from the audience.

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    Freedom From Fear

    David Kennedy talked about his book, Freedom from Fear: The American People in Depression and War, published by Oxford University Press. The book is part of The Oxford History of the United…

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    Booknotes: Stories from American History

    Brian Lamb, editor of Booknotes: Stories from American History, published by PublicAffairs, moderated a panel discussion on the third collection of essays drawn from C-SPAN’s author-interview series,…

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    Crash and Burn: Prosperity

    In a forum titled, “Crash and Burn: The New and Old Prosperity,” panelists discussed the rise and fall of prosperity based on new technology. Among the issues discussed were how the…

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    Freedom From Fear

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    History's Value Today

    Historians discussed the reasons for studying history and its uses in today’s world as a necessary expansion of experience and a way of taking individuals outside their own lives and…

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    Author Interview

    David Kennedy talked about his favorite places to read and his favorite books.

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