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    The Quiet Americans

    Scott Anderson looked at the early years of the Cold War as the CIA worked to counter the efforts of the KGB. This was a virtual event hosted by Left Bank Books in St. Louis.

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    A Force So Swift

    Kevin Peraino talked about his book A Force So Swift: Mao, Truman, and the Birth of Modern China, 1949, in which he recalls President Harry Truman’s response to Mao Zedong’s takeover of…

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    Scott Anderson on the State of the Arab World

    Scott Anderson talked about his 40,000-word New York Times Magazine feature on what he calls the “fractured” state of the Arab world. This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series…

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    Panel Discussion on the Middle East

    Scott Anderson, author of Lawrence in Arabia: The Making of the Modern Middle East, and Ari Shavit, author of My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel, talked about their books…

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    2013 Miami Book Fair International, Saturday

    Book TV was live at the Miami Book Fair International, held on the campus of Miami Dade College on November 23-24, 2013.

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    2013 Texas Book Festival, Saturday

    The 2013 Texas Book Festival was held in Austin, Texas. C-SPAN’s BookTV aired live coverage of Saturday’s events. 11:00 George Packer, The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America &…

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    Lawrence in Arabia

    Scott Anderson talked about his book, Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East. He spoke with author and radio host Khotan Harmon at the 2013…

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    Lawrence in Arabia

    War correspondent Scott Anderson talked about his book, Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East, in which he discusses T.E. Lawrence and the…

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    The Man Who Tried to Save the World

    Mr. Anderson talked about his biography, The Man Who Tried to Save the World: The Dangerous Life and Mysterious Disappearance of Fred Cuny, published by Doubleday. The book describes the…

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