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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

    456 views
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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…

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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.

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