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    Shores of Knowledge

    Joyce Appleby talked about her book, Shores of Knowledge: New World Discoveries and the Scientific Imagination, in which she looks at the impact of explorers during the Age of Discovery on…

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    Q&A with Joyce Appleby

    Joyce Appleby talked about her book The Relentless Revolution: A History of Capitalism. She argued that capitalism was a cultural rather than purely an economic phenomenon. Joyce Appleby,…

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    Future of the American Economy Panel

    Authors talked about their books about the U.S. economy. They responded to questions from members of the audience. Jon Wiener moderated. The panelists were: Joyce Appleby, The Relentless Revolution: A…

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    Presidential Biographers

    Four panelists talked about the biographies they wrote of American presidents. They answered a variety of questions from moderator Bill Thompson and from audience members about the lives,…

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    Presidential Biography Panel

    A panel of presidential biographers discussed the presidencies of Thomas Jefferson, Gerald Ford, and Calvin Coolidge. They discussed how these presidents are understood in contemporary…

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    History: The Old World in the New World

    Moderated by Mr. Wasserman, panel members discussed the topic, “History: The Old World in the New World.” They talked about the new ways of writing history and about their own books. Joyce…

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    In Depth with Joyce Appleby

    Historian Joyce Appleby, who retired in 2001 after twenty years of teaching at UCLA, was interviewed about her life, career, and writings. She also responded to audience telephone calls and…

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    The President and His Enemies

    In the program “U.S. Presidents in Perspective: The Shifting Fortunes of Presidential Reputations” a panel talked about how U.S. presidents had dealt with their political enemies and the…

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    American Presidents Panel

    The panel discussion featured four historians, all of whom contributed biographies to the American Presidents Series, published by Times Books. Panelists talked about their writing experiences,…

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    History's Dark Truths Panel

    Moderated by Joyce Appleby, the author of Inheriting the Revolution: The First Generation of Americans and co-editor of Thomas Jefferson, the panelists discussed their books about malevolent…

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