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  • After Words with Jennet Conant
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    After Words with Jennet Conant

    Jennet Conant talked about her book Man of the Hour, in which she recounts the career of her grandfather, James Conant, administrative director of the Manhattan Project and later president…

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    The Irregulars

    Jennet Conant talked about the life of children’s author Roald Dahl, who wrote Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and James and the Giant Peach. Mr. Dahl worked to end the neutrality of…

    4,010 views
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    A Covert Affair: Julia Child and Paul Child in the OSS

    Jennet Conant recounts Julia and Paul Child’s career in the Office of Strategic Services during World War II. The future cook book author and television personality began her service in 1942 as a file clerk…

    1,513 views
  • The Presidency in the Nuclear Age Panel 1
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    The Presidency in the Nuclear Age, Panel 1

    A panel discussion on how U.S. foreign policy and the presidency have been shaped by the development, use, and spread of nuclear weapons focused on foreign policy decision-making during the Roosevelt and Truman…

    543 views
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    Tuxedo Park

    Ms. Conant talked about her book, Tuxedo Park: A Wall Street Tycoon and the Secret Palace of Science That Changed the Course of World War II, published by Simon and Schuster. The book is…

    2,625 views
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    109 East Palace: Robert Oppenheimer

    Jennet Conant talked about her book 109 East Palace: Robert Oppenheimer and the Secret City of Los Alamos, published by Simon and Schuster. In the book Ms. Conant, whose grandfather, former…

    757 views
  • Mayor Giuliani Marriage Coverage
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    Mayor Giuliani Marriage Coverage

    Ms. Conant talked about her article about the lack of press coverage of Mayor Giuliani’s marital problems by telephone.

    53 views