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  • QA Edmund Morris
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    Q&A with Edmund Morris

    Edmund Morris talked about his book, This Living Hand: And Other Essays, his forthcoming book on Thomas Edison and his career as a biographer of presidents and other notable historical…

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  • Life Portrait of Theodore Roosevelt
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    Life Portrait of Theodore Roosevelt

    In the twenty-fifth in a series on American presidents, scholars discussed the life and career of Theodore Roosevelt. Among the issues they addressed were his home and family life, his military and…

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  • QA with Edmund Morris
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    Q&A with Edmund Morris

    Edmund Morris talked about Colonel Roosevelt, his final book in his three-book series on Theodore Roosevelt. The book looks at the former president’s years after the presidency up to his…

    2,137 views
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    Colonel Roosevelt

    Edmond Morris talked about his biography Colonel Roosevelt. The third book in a trilogy about the 26th U.S. president, it covers the time after Theodore Roosevelt was president. He…

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    Colonel Roosevelt

    Edmond Morris talked about his biography Colonel Roosevelt. The third book in a trilogy about the 26th U.S. president, it covers the time after Theodore Roosevelt was president. He was…

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    Theodore Rex

    Edmund Morris discusses Theodore Rex, published by Random House, the sequel to his earlier biography, The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt. The book begins with then Vice President Roosevelt…

    730 views
  • Art of the Biographer
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    Art of the Biographer

    James Atlas moderated a panel of biographers who talked about their books and about writing biographies. After their presentations they answered questions from members of the audience.…

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    Dutch: A Memoir of Ronald Reagan

    Edmund Morris talked about his book Dutch: A Memoir of Ronald Reagan which examined the life and career of President Reagan. The book employs a unique literary device for a non-fictional…

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  • Power and the Presidency
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    Power and the Presidency

    Mr. Beschloss moderated a panel who spoke about how presidents wielded their power. They recounted personal experiences with various presidents, related the different personal styles of…

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  • Biographies of Ronald Reagan
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    Biographies of Ronald Reagan

    Biographers and former administration officials talked about the Reagan presidency and the tendencies of his administration that they thought characterized the entire administration.…

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  • The Twentieth Century
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    The Twentieth Century

    The panelists discussed the nature of the last 100 years and whether the “American century” of U.S. prominence has ended. The panelists took questions from the audience after the discussion…

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  • emDutch A Memoir of Ronald Reaganem
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    Dutch: A Memoir of Ronald Reagan

    Mr. Morris talked about his book, Dutch: A Memoir of Ronald Reagan, published by Random House. The book, which aroused controversy over Mr. Morris' insertion of fictional characters, chronicles…

    230 views
  • In Depth with Edmund Morris
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    In Depth with Edmund Morris

    Mr. Morris talked about his life and his writings, and he responded to audience telephone calls, faxes and electronic mail. He is the Pulitzer Prize and American Book Award-winning author…

    1,109 views
  • Writing History
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    Writing History

    Mr. Lopate moderated a discussion on writing among historians and biographers. The discussion included the influence professional backgrounds have on the approach, the difference between…

    253 views
  • Presidential Biographies
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    Presidential Biographies

    Mr. Morris, the author of Theodore Rex, talked about his biography of President Theodore Roosevelt and about other presidential biographies he has written. He answered questions from…

    276 views
  • Writing Biographies
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    Writing Biographies

    Two authors compared and contrasted the writing of memoirs for both living and deceased subjects. Mr. Morris’s The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt and Theodore Rex are the first volumes of a projected…

    213 views
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    Dutch: A Memoir of Ronald Reagan

    Mr. Edmund discussed his book about the life of Ronald Reagan. He focused on his family life and how he dealt with an alcoholic father. He also discussed his career in Hollywood and…

    179 views
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    War Letters

    Mr. Carroll shared the history and vision of the book he edited, War Letters: Extraordinary Correspondence from American Wars, published by Scribner. The book is a collection of 200 letters…

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  • Writings of Henry Adams Part 1
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    Writings of Henry Adams Part 1

    This program examined the life of Henry Adams and compiled several tours and speeches that have relevance to Adams' life. Ms. Cobble walked through the Adams National Historical Park and told…

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    The Education of Henry Adams

    Professor Morris wrote the introduction to the new Modern Library edition of Henry Adams' autobiography, The Education of Henry Adams. The autobiography was named the greatest work of U.S.…

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