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  • emThe Promise of the Grand Canyonem
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    The Promise of the Grand Canyon

    John Ross explored the life of John Wesley Powell who, in 1869, became the first person to travel the entire Colorado River through the Grand Canyon.

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  • emA Kingdom Strangeem and emWar on the Runem
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    A Kingdom Strange and War on the Run

    From the 2010 Virginia Festival of the Book in Charlottesville, Virginia, James Horn, author of A Kingdom Strange: The Brief and Tragic History of the Lost Colony of Roanoke, and John Ross,…

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  • emWar on the Runem
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    War on the Run

    John Ross talked about his book War on the Run: The Epic Story of Robert Rogers and the Conquest of America’s First Frontier (Bantam; May 19, 2009). In his book he recounts the life of Robert Rogers…

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  • emPolar Bear Strategy Reflections on Riskem
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    Polar Bear Strategy: Reflections on Risk

    Mr. Ross talked about his book The Polar Bear Strategy: Reflections on Risk in Modern Life, published by Perseus Books. In the book, Ross argues that the science of risk assessment has…

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