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    The Great Divide

    Historian Thomas Fleming talked about his book The Great Divide: The Conflict Between Washington and Jefferson That Defined A Nation, in which he examines the differences of political…

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    Alexander Hamilton and the Founding of the United States

    Author and historian Thomas Fleming talked about Alexander Hamilton’s role in the founding of the United States. He argued that Hamilton was both a realist and a visionary in his approach…

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    New Understanding of the Civil War

    Thomas Fleming talked about his book, A Disease in the Public Mind: A New Understanding of Why We Fought the Civil War, in which he portrays the Civil War as a tragedy that American leaders…

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    America's Foreign Policy at Mid-Century

    Historians discuss the significant change in America’s foreign policy in the wake of World War II. Prior to this war, America was committed to a non-interventionism, reflecting America’s…

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    The Perils of Peace

    Thomas Fleming talked about his book The Perils of Peace: America’s Struggle for Survival After Yorktown, published by Collins. In his book Mr. Fleming recounts America’s earliest days following George…

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    Washington's Secret War: The Hidden History of Valley Forge

    Thomas Fleming talked about his book Washington’s Secret War: The Hidden History of Valley Forge, published by Collins. In his book, the author wrote that the political and military leadership…

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    Lafayette and Washington

    A discussion was held about the relationship between the Marquis de Lafayette and George Washington. The Marquis de Lafayette wrote letters that urged France to support the Revolution, gave…

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    After Words with Thomas Fleming

    From the American Revolution Round Table of Philadelphia, historian Thomas Fleming profiles the women who played a central part in the lives of the founding fathers in his book, The Intimate Lives of…

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    The Women Behind the Founding Fathers

    Historian Thomas Fleming profiles the women who played a central part in the lives of the Founding Fathers in his book, The Intimate Lives of the Founding Fathers (Smithsonian; November 3, 2009). He…

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    Hamilton-Burr Duel Panel Discussion

    On its 200th anniversary the duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr was re-enacted at its site in Weehawken, New Jersey. A panel of authors discussed the event and the men involved.…

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    The Louisiana Purchase

    Mr. Fleming talked about his book, The Louisiana Purchase, published by John Wiley and Sons. He told the story of the people and politics behind the 1803 land deal between the United States…

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    The New Dealers' War

    Mr. Fleming talked about his book, The New Dealers' War, published by Basic Books. The book describes a flawed and troubled President Franklin D. Roosevelt who struggled to manage World War II. Starting with the leak to…

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    After Words with Charles Peters

    Charles Peters discussed his book Five Days in Philadelphia: The Amazing “We Want Willkie!” Convention of 1940 and How It Freed FDR to Save the Western World, published by PublicAffairs. He discussed…

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    BookExpo America Interview

    Mr. Fleming talked about his book, Mysteries of My Father.

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    The Illusion of Victory

    Mr. Fleming is the author of The Illusion of Victory: America in World War I, published by Basic Books. In his book, Mr. Fleming details and critiques the policies and decisions of…

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    Safety of Arthritis Drugs, Day 3, Part 3

    At a joint meeting of the Arthritis and Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committees, experts discussed the safety of arthritis drugs called “COX-2” inhibitors. Dr. Trontell gave a…

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    In Depth with Thomas Fleming

    Mr. Fleming was interviewed about his life and writings. He also responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail. Mr. Fleming is the author of more than fifty books,…

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    George Washington and Espionage

    Mr. Fleming talked about George Washington’s reliance on espionage throughout the Revolutionary War. He said that both the British and Continental armies used spies and that Washington used…

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    Fraunces Tavern

    Mr. Fleming talked about George Washington’s farewell address to his troops after the Revolutionary War. The museum commemorating this event was shown.

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    The New Dealers' War

    Mr. Fleming discussed his book The New Dealers' War: F.D.R. and the War Within World War II, published by Basic Books. The book is an attempt to raise questions about the president’s handling of…

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