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    World War II Military Pilots

    Historian Stephen Ambrose, the author of The Wild Blue, talked about World War II U.S. military pilots who flew B-24s over Germany. His book was published by Touchstone Books.

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    The Wild Blue

    Mr. Ambrose talked about his book, The Wild Blue: The Men and Boys Who Flew the B-24s Over Germany, and answered audience questions. This was part of the 2001 Miami Book Fair International.…

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    Nothing Like It in the World

    Stephen Ambrose talked about his book, Nothing Like It in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad, 1863-1869, published by Simon and Schuster. The book chronicles the…

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    Conversations with Veterans of D-Day

    Veterans shared their memories of D-Day and other experiences during the World War II era. Also, historians commented on the war and this veterans' forum.

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    Lewis and Clark Discussion

    Mr. Moulton and Mr. Ambrose talked about the Lewis and Clark expedition, their journals and maps, and the significance of their discoveries.

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    In Depth with Stephen Ambrose

    Ambrose, a retired professor, talked about his life, his career as an historian, and his body of work. He also responded to audience comments and questions via telephone. He has written over 30…

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    The Wild Blue

    Speaking at Millard North High School, historian Stephen Ambrose talked about his new book, The Wild Blue: The Men and Boys Who Flew B-24s Over Germany, published by Simon and Schuster. The…

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    Ordinary Men in World War II

    Mr. Ambrose spoke at a World War II conference about the military’s use of world history as a way of documenting U.S. involvement in wars. There was no question-and-answer period.

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    Stephen Ambrose Book Signing

    Stephen Ambrose signed copies of his book in the Library of Congress.

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    Endangered Rivers

    Participants talked to reporters about their report of the most endangered rivers in America. They focused on energy development threats to the rivers and the dangers to fresh water…

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    Celebrating America's Authors

    In place of the traditional inaugural salute to the first lady, Mrs. Bush hosted a salute to American authors. Several authors from different disciplines spoke about their craft and paid tribute…

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    Preserving Our Nation's Heritage

    In the final ceremony of his administration, President Clinton established several new national monuments. Mr. Ambrose and Secretary Babbit then spoke about President Clinton’s…

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    National D-Day Museum

    Mr. Ambrose talked about the establishment of a national museum commemorating D-Day. The museum is scheduled to open June 6th, 2000. He also responded to audience calls, faxes, and…

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    Opening of the D-Day Museum

    During opening ceremonies for the National D-Day museum, participants praised veterans for their service in World War II and particularly those who sacrificed their lives during the…

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    Globalization and the Human Imagination

    The panelists talked about human creativity and read from or described works of art from around the world and many time periods. They attempted to define imagination and its products and…

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