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  • Historical Perspectives
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    Historical Perspectives

    On a panel titled “An Historical Perspective - What Shapes A Country?” the authors used their books as the starting point in a discussion about the historical, cultural and social influences that…

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  • After Words with Neil Baldwin
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    After Words with Neil Baldwin

    Neil Baldwin, former executive director of the National Book Foundation, talked his book The American Revelation: Ten Ideals That Shaped Our Country from the Puritans to the Cold War, published…

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  • 2003 National Book Awards Ceremony
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    2003 National Book Awards Ceremony

    The National Book Foundation presented its annual awards for best book in each of the genres of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and young people’s literature. The 2003 winners were: in the fiction…

    595 views
  • emEdison Inventing the Centuryem
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    Edison: Inventing the Century

    Mr. Baldwin discussed his book, Edison: Inventing the Century, published by Hyperion. The book focuses on the life of inventor Thomas Alva Edison and reveals how Edison raised doubts about…

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  • 2002 National Book Awards Ceremony
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    2002 National Book Awards Ceremony

    A medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters was bestowed on novelist Philip Roth. The master of ceremonies was comedian, actor, and writer Steve Martin. The chair of each genre panel…

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  • Summer Writers Camp
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    Summer Writers Camp

    Panelists discussed the publishing process from the perspective of their areas of expertise and experience. Meg Kearney, director of the Summer Writing Camp, moderated the event. A question…

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  • National Book Awards Ceremony
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    National Book Awards Ceremony

    A medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters was bestowed on Arthur Miller, writer of more than 40 plays, screenplays, novels, and collections of essays. The master of ceremonies…

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  • Author Discussion
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    Author Discussion

    Mr. Leamer talked about his book, The Kennedy Men, 1901-1963. Mr. Baldwin talked about his book, Henry Ford and the Jews: The Mass Production of Hate. They both answered audience questions.…

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  • National Book Awards Dinner
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    National Book Awards Dinner

    Host Steve Martin introduced the chairs of the various book juries, who in turn announced the National Book Award winners. The winners also spoke briefly. Oprah Winfrey, after being awarded the…

    114 views
  • emLegends of the Plumed Serpentem
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    Legends of the Plumed Serpent

    Mr. Baldwin talked about his book, Legends Of The Plumed Serpent: Biography of a Mexican God, published by PublicAffairs. The book is a biography of Quetzalcoatl, the Mexican god, as viewed…

    102 views
  • Independant Publishers Luncheon
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    Independant Publishers Luncheon

    A panel consisting of independent book publishing executives discussed the future of the publishing industry, and what their place in the market might be.

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  • National Book Awards Dinner
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    National Book Awards Dinner

    Various authors and historians paid tribute to the recipients of the National Book Awards. They also discussed the importance of maintaining high quality non-fiction books even with the…

    177 views
  • Washington Journal Feature
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    Washington Journal Feature

    Mr. Baldwin discussed newspapers and responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail.

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  • National Book Awards
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    National Book Awards

    The National Book Foundation presented its annual National Book Awards in the categories of fiction, nonfiction, poetry and young people’s literature. The awards have been given since 1950.

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  • 1996 National Book Awards
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    1996 National Book Awards

    Mr. Trillin hosted a ceremony at which awards were presented in fiction, non-fiction, children’s and poetry categories. Victor Martinez won in children’s literature; Hayden Carruth won in…

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