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    Stars in Their Courses

    The author discussed his book, Stars in Their Courses: The Gettysburg Campaign, published by Random House. The book focuses on the role of “fate” in determining the defeat of General Robert E.…

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    Why Read?

    Professor Edmundson talks about his book Why Read?, published by Bloomsbury USA. The book is on the relationship between a liberal arts education and literature. The author writes that…

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    In Depth with Shelby Foote

    Mr. Foote conducted a tour of his home. Then, sitting at the desk where he does all his writing, talked about his entire body of work, described his writing process, and responded to audience…

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    BookTV In Depth Vignettes

    In Depth focused on the lives and writings of numerous authors. Authors included Shelby Foote, Ray Kurzweil, Taylor Branch, John Hope Franklin, David Lewis, Shelby Steele, Harold Holzer, Nell…

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    Writings of William Faulkner

    From Rowan Oak, William Faulkner’s home, the guests talked about his life and his writings, focusing on the Yoknapatawpha County novels. A C-SPAN crew toured grounds and a few rooms inside the home.…

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    Shelby Foote on Faulkner

    Mr. Foote talked about the writings of William Faulkner and his view of the South.

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    Interview Excerpt

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    Shaping the South: Where Did All the Hate Come From?

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    Huckleberry Finn in the 1990s

    In a panel discussion to celebrate a new edition of Huckleberry Finn, which contains previously unpublished portions of the manuscript, participants discussed the literary and historical…

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    The Correspondence of S. Foote and W. Percy

    Mr. Foote talked about the recent book, The Correspondence of Shelby Foote and Walker Percy, edited by Jay Tolson and published by W.W. Norton and Co. Mr. Foote talked about his lifelong…

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    About Books Special

    The three authors talked about the state of book writing and selling and took questions from viewers by telephone. They discussed various issues, including the process of writing and researching, the problems with the publishing industry and which authors are…

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