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    In Depth with Robert Caro

    Mr. Caro, the Pulitzer-Prize winning author of Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York (1974), talked about his writing and his career. He also responded to audience telephone…

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    Master of the Senate

    Mr. Caro talked about his book Master of the Senate: The Years of Lyndon Johnson, published by Knopf . In this third volume of his biography of Lyndon Johnson Mr. Caro covers events and…

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    National Book Award Finalists Readings

    The finalists for the 2002 National Book Awards read selections from their nominated books. Twenty authors from the four nominated categories - nonfiction, fiction, poetry, and young people’s…

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    Writing History Vividly

    Moderated by Mr. Lamb, the panelists talk about the art of writing colorful narrative history. Robert Caro’s books include The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York and three…

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    Writing History

    Mr. Lopate moderated a discussion on writing among historians and biographers. The discussion included the influence professional backgrounds have on the approach, the difference between…

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    Biographies

    The panel of award-winning biographers talked about the highs and lows of writing biographies and shared stories about working on their famous subjects. Mr. Caro wrote Master of the Senate:…

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    Access to Presidential Records

    Historians talked about historical research of American presidents, public records and presidential papers, and the number and availability of documents. They also talked about efforts by…

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    Presidential Papers

    Journalists talked about access to presidential papers, ownership of archival materials relating to the presidency, and new restrictions issued by the Bush administration limiting access to…

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