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  • Eleanor Roosevelts Relationship With Her Father
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    Eleanor Roosevelt's Relationship With Her Father

    Eric Burns talked about his book, Someone to Watch Over Me: A Portrait of Eleanor Roosevelt and the Tortured Father Who Shaped Her Life. The future first lady’s father was Elliott, Theodore…

    459 views
  • Theodore Roosevelt and His Children
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    Theodore Roosevelt and His Children

    Eric Burns talked about his book, The Golden Lad: The Haunting Story of Quentin and Theodore Roosevelt. In his book, Mr. Burns explores the relationships Theodore Roosevelt had with his…

    714 views
  • In Depth with Eric Burns
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    In Depth with Eric Burns

    Eric Burns talked about his books, which include Broadcast Blues, The Joy of Books, The Autograph, The Spirits of America, Infamous Scribblers, The Smoke of Gods, and All the News Unfit to…

    2,195 views
  • Eric Burns on em1920em
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    1920

    Eric Burns talked about his book, 1920: The Year That Made the Decade Roar, about the importance of the year 1920 in American history.

    990 views
  • emAll the News Unfit to Printem
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    All the News Unfit to Print

    Eric Burns talked about his book All the News Unfit to Print: How Things Were...and How They Were Reported (Wiley; April 20, 2009). In his book he recounts the many types of mistakes, hoaxes, omissions, and lies in the history of…

    811 views
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    Virtue, Valor, and Vanity

    Eric Burns talked about his book Virtue, Valor, and Vanity: The Founding Fathers and the Pursuit of Fame. In his book Eric Burns explores the ways in which the Founding Fathers maintained…

    163 views
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    Infamous Scribblers

    Eric Burns talked about his book Infamous Scribblers: The Founding Fathers and the Rowdy Beginnings of American Journalism, published by Public Affairs. In his book he recounts the impact of…

    320 views
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    Infamous Scribblers

    Eric Burns talked about his book Infamous Scribblers: The Founding Fathers and the Rowdy Beginnings of American Journalism, published by Public Affairs. In his book he recounts the impact of…

    400 views
  • Journalism in the United States
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    Journalism in the United States

    Mr. Burns talked about three different biases evident in the media, only one of which he argued is avoidable. The first bias is a liberal political one, which he argued could be avoided by…

    55 views
  • News Review
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    News Review

    Mr. Burns talked about the news of the day and responded to audience telephone calls, faxes and electronic mail.

    23 views