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  • emThe Spy and the Traitorem
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    The Spy and the Traitor

    Ben Macintyre reported on a high-ranking KGB spy, Oleg Gordievsky, who worked for British Intelligence during the height of the Cold War. According to the author, it was Gordievsky’s…

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  • emThe Browns of Californiaem
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    The Browns of California

    Miriam Pawel provided a history of California Governor Jerry Brown’s family and its connection to the state. She was joined in conversation by Governor Brown.

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  • 2017 Biographers International Organization Editorial Excellence Award
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    2017 Biographers International Organization Editorial Excellence Award

    Robert Weil, editor-in-chief and publishing director of Liveright, received the 4th annual editorial excellence award presented by the Biographers International Organization. Following the…

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  • Life of Movie Studio Executive William Fox
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    Life of Movie Studio Executive William Fox

    Biographer Vanda Krefft discussed the life and legacy of the founder of Fox Film Corporation in her book, The Man Who Made the Movies: The Meteoric Rise and Tragic Fall of William Fox. In this…

    325 views
  • Taylor Branch Discusses Martin Luther King Jr Trilogy
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    Researching and Writing Biographies

    Taylor Branch talked about the challenges of researching and writing biographies. His trilogy on the civil rights era chronicled Martin Luther King, Jr.'s life and work during that period.

    707 views