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  • emIn the Hurricanes Eyeem
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    In the Hurricane's Eye

    Nathaniel Philbrick provided a history of the Revolutionary War’s Battle of the Chesapeake, which was integral to the Continental Army’s eventual victory.

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  • emThe Last Standem
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    The Last Stand

    National Book Award winner Nathaniel Philbrick, recounts the Battle of Little Bighorn that took place at Little Bighorn River in Central Montana on June 25, 1876. The conflict between the U.S.…

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  • Nathaniel Philbrick Discusses emValiant Ambitionem
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    Valiant Ambition

    Nathaniel Philbrick talked about his book Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution, in which he examines the relationship between…

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  • emBunker Hill A City A Siege A Revolutionem
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    Bunker Hill: A City, A Siege, A Revolution

    Nathaniel Philbrick talked about his book, Bunker Hill: A City, A Seige, A Revolution, in which he recalls the lead-up to the first large-scale battle of the American Revolution, the Battle…

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  • Panel Discussion on American History
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    Panel Discussion on American History

    Nathaniel Philbrick, author of Bunker Hill: A City, A Siege, A Revolution, and Brenda Wineapple, author of Ecstatic Nation: Confidence, Crisis, and Compromise, 1848-1877, talked about their…

    325 views
  • 2013 Miami Book Fair International Saturday
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    2013 Miami Book Fair International, Saturday

    Book TV was live at the Miami Book Fair International, held on the campus of Miami Dade College on November 23-24, 2013.

    424 views
  • National Book Festival
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    National Book Festival

    The first National Book Festival was experienced through a combination of author presentations, call-ins, and interviews from three locations: the Jefferson Building, the Madison Building,…

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    Mayflower

    Nathaniel Philbrick talked about his book Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War, published by Viking. He read from his book and talked about the history of Plymouth Colony, founded in…

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  • emIn the Heart of the Seaem
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    In the Heart of the Sea

    Mr. Philbrick talked about his book In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex, published by Viking Press. The book tells the story of the Essex, which left Nantucket in 1819 and was…

    529 views
  • emMayflowerem
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    Mayflower

    Mr. Philbrick talked about his book, Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War, published by Viking. He described the history of the Pilgrims and Nantucket. After his presentation…

    288 views
  • National Book Festival Gala
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    National Book Festival Gala

    President and Mrs. Bush attended the National Book Festival Gala the evening before the book festival on the National Mall. The National Book Festival was organized by the Library of…

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  • emSea of Gloryem
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    Sea of Glory

    Nathaniel Philbrick talks about his book Sea of Glory: America’s Voyage of Discovery-the U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842, published by Viking Press. He also answered questions from the…

    143 views
  • National Book Festival
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    National Book Festival

    Continuous coverage of the history and biography tent was shown. A number of authors discussed their recent works and their experiences as researchers and writers. Speakers responded to audience questions.…

    362 views
  • emSea of Gloryem
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    Sea of Glory

    Members of the Men’s Book Club discussed Mr. Philbrick’s book, Sea of Glory: America’s Voyage of Discovery, the U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842, published by Viking Press. They…

    109 views
  • emSea of Glory Voyage of Discoveryem
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    Sea of Glory: Voyage of Discovery

    Mr. Philbrick talked about his book, Sea of Glory: America’s Voyage of Discovery, the U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842, published by Viking. The book examined the U.S. Exploring…

    1,235 views
  • The Art of Fact Literary Nonfiction II
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    The Art of Fact: Literary Nonfiction II

    The panelists talked about nonfiction literature and the creative process. They answered questions from members of the audience. Ms. Morrison served as moderator. Mr. Philbrick is the…

    106 views
  • emIn the Heart of the Seaem
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    In the Heart of the Sea

    Mr. Philbrick talked about his book In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex, published by Penguin. The book is about the whaling industry in Nantucket, which was the center for the…

    722 views
  • National Book Awards Ceremony
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    National Book Awards Ceremony

    In a ceremony moderated by Mr. Martin, jury chairpersons awarded National Book Awards to authors in several genres.

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  • National Book Award Finalists Readings
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    National Book Award Finalists Readings

    Finalists for the National Book Awards 2000 in non-fiction, fiction, poetry, and young people’s literature read from their works. Mr. Cadnum read from The Book of the Lion, published by Viking…

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