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  • emBorn in Blood and Fire A History of Latin Americaem
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    Born in Blood and Fire: A History of Latin America

    Professor John Charles Chasteen talked about his book Born in Blood and Fire: A Concise History of Latin America, published by W.W. Norton and Co. Mr. Chasteen talked about the challenge of…

  • emBooknotes Stories from American Historyem
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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,…

  • emFounding Brothers The Revolutionary Generationem
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    Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation

    Professor Joseph Ellis talked about his Pulitzer Prize-winning book Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation, published by Knopf. The book examines the legacy of the American Revolution and the intertwined…

  • emSetting the World Ablazeem
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    Setting the World Ablaze

    Professor Ferling discussed his book Setting the World Ablaze: Washington, Adams, Jefferson and the American Revolution, published by Oxford University Press. The book examines the lives of…

  • emResisting Hitlerem
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    Resisting Hitler

    Shareen Brysac discussed her book Resisting Hitler: Mildred Harnack and the Red Orchestra, published by Oxford University Press. The book examines the life of Mildred Fish-Harnack, an…

  • emMighty Eighth in WW IIem
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    Mighty Eighth in WW II

    J. Kemp McLaughlin, retired Brigadier General in the United States Air Force, discussed his book The Mighty Eighth in WW II: A Memoir, published by University Press of Kentucky. In the…

  • emEverett Dirksen and His Presidentsem
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    Everett Dirksen and His Presidents

    Byron Hulsey talked about the life and career of Everett Dirksen. Illinois Republican Everett Dirksen served in Congress from 1933 to 1969 and served as Senate Minority Leader from 1959 to 1969.…

  • National Archives Lecture Series
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    National Archives Lecture Series

    Mr. Anthony talked about the process of finding new books to feature in the author lecture series at the National Archives. BookTV cameras followed him to the University Press of Kansas and…

  • History of the White House
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    History of the White House

    John Riley talked about the history and architecture of the White House for its 200 year anniversary. He also spoke about the White House Historian Association, specifically its history as…

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    The White House: Its Historic Furnishings

    Ms. Monkman talked about her book The White House: Its Historic Furnishings. She provided a slide show of various furnishings and answered questions from the audience.