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  • emThese Truthsem
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    These Truths

    New Yorker staff writer Jill Lepore talked about her one-volume history of the United States.

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  • emThese Truthsem
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    These Truths

    New Yorker staff writer Jill Lepore talked about her one-volume history of the United States.

    3,707 views
  • emThe Secret History of Wonder Womanem
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    The Secret History of Wonder Woman

    Jill Lepore talked about her book, The Secret History of Wonder Woman, in which she examines the feminist underpinnings of the superhero Wonder Woman. In her book, the author reports on the…

    2,297 views
  • emBook of Agesem
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    Book of Ages

    Jill Lepore talked about her book, Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin, in which she recalls the life of Benjamin Franklin’s youngest sister, Jane Franklin. The author said…

    2,009 views
  • Interview on emBook of Agesem
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    Interview on Book of Ages

    Jill Lepore talked about her book, Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin, which was a finalist for the 2013 National Book Award for Nonfiction. She was interviewed during the…

    253 views
  • Modern Consideration of the 1773 Boston Tea Party
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    Modern Consideration of the 1773 Boston Tea Party

    Jill Lepore gave a talk titled “The Tea Party’s Revolution and the Battle for American History” where she traced the “far right’s” visions of America’s founding and compared the recent “tea…

    1,669 views
  • Examining the Tea Party Panel
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    Examining the Tea Party Panel

    A panel discussion was held on the “Tea Party.” The participants presented their thoughts the party’s supporters, what they stand for, and their potential impact on the upcoming 2010 mid-term…

    633 views
  • Historical Methods and Practice Panel
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    Historical Methods and Practice Panel

    Eric Foner moderated a panel discussion, "How Can We Know (and Tell) What Happened in the Past?, with authors Jill Lepore, David Levering Lewis, Megan Marshall, and Patricia O’Toole. The discussion…

    989 views
  • Historical Fiction Panel
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    Historical Fiction Panel

    Authrs Jane Kamensky and Jill Lepore took part in a discussion on history and fiction entitled, “Taking Liberties - Fiction and the Archives” and read from their co-authored novel,…

    475 views
  • emNew York Burningem
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    New York Burning

    Jill Lepore talked about her book New York Burning: Liberty, Slavery, and Conspiracy in Eighteenth-Century Manhattan, published by Knopf. In the book she traced the social and political…

    1,623 views
  • emA Is for Americanem
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    A Is for American

    Professor Lepore gave a talk, illustrated with photographs, about her book, A Is for American: Letters and Other Characters in the Newly United States, published by Alfred A. Knopf. The book is her…

    130 views
  • emThe Name of Warem
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    The Name of War

    Ms. Lepore talked about her book, The Name of War, published by Knopf. The book is about King Philip’s War in 1675 between Native Americans and colonists residing in New England.

    332 views
  • 1999 Bancroft History Prize Awards Ceremony
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    1999 Bancroft History Prize Awards Ceremony

    The ceremony celebrated the best American history books published in 1999. Mr. Rupp awarded prizes to three authors who had published books that explored a facet of American identity. The…

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  • emName of Warem
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    Name of War

    Ms. Lepore talked about her new book, The Name of War: King Philip’s War and the Origins of American Identity. The book describes a conflict between Native Americans and British colonists…

    270 views