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    World War II Military Pilots

    Historian Stephen Ambrose, the author of The Wild Blue, talked about World War II U.S. military pilots who flew B-24s over Germany. His book was published by Touchstone Books.

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    The Wild Blue

    Mr. Ambrose talked about his book, The Wild Blue: The Men and Boys Who Flew the B-24s Over Germany, and answered audience questions. This was part of the 2001 Miami Book Fair International.…

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    V-E Day 50th Anniversary

    A forum to discuss ‘Victory in Europe’ or ‘V-E Day’ 50 years later held at the University of New Orleans, 1995. Presentations by: Stephen Ambrose,Director, Eisenhower Center, Univ. of New Orleans…

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    Nothing Like It in the World

    Stephen Ambrose talked about his book, Nothing Like It in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad, 1863-1869, published by Simon and Schuster. The book chronicles the…

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    Battle of the Bulge and V-E Day

    Mr. Heller and Mr. Vonnegut, both of whom actively participated in World War II, reminisced about their experiences during the war. Mr. Heller was a bombardier during the war and Mr. Vonnegut was an…

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    D-Day: June 6, 1944

    Professor Stephen Ambrose, the author of several books including three authorized biographies of former President Dwight Eisenhower, spoke about his most recent book D-Day: June 6, 1944. In…

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    Berlin Airlift and the Cold War, Part 2

    Panelists discussed the lessons learned from the Cold War and the current state of U.S.-German relations. After their prepared remarks the panelists responded to questions from the audience.

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    Conversations with Veterans of D-Day

    Veterans shared their memories of D-Day and other experiences during the World War II era. Also, historians commented on the war and this veterans' forum.

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    European Eyewitness D-Day Accounts

    The Eisenhower Center at the University of New Orleans sponsored the second in a three part symposium on events and strategies of D-Day. Participants from France, Great Britain and Germany,…

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    American Eyewitness D-Day Accounts

    American veterans of D-Day spoke about their experiences on June 6, 1944 during the Allied invasion of Europe. The university of New Orleans held the three-day symposium discussing the…

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    Marshall Plan 50th Anniversary

    Participants and guests celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Marshall Plan at the National Building Museum. The European Recovery Program, named after Secretary of State George Marshall who…

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    Past Imperfect: Facts, Fictions, Frauds

    Mr. Hoffer talked about his book Past Imperfect: Facts, Fictions, Frauds - American History from Bancroft and Parkman to Ambrose, Bellisles, Ellis, and Goodwin, published by PublicAffairs.…

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    Witness to America

    The guests talk about their book, Witness to America: An Illustrated Documentary History of the United States from the Revolution to Today, published by Harper Resource. The book is an…

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    The Character of President Eisenhower

    In the second of ten “Character Above All” lectures examining the character and leadership of presidents of the past 50 years, Mr. Ambrose spoke about the life and presidency of Dwight D.…

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    Honoring D-Day Veterans

    Professor Ambrose, who is chairing the National D-Day Memorial Foundation, reviewed the successful assault by U.S. infantrymen on D-Day at Omaha Beach. Some veterans of the 116th infantry…

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    Undaunted Courage

    Professor Ambrose spoke about his new book Undaunted Courage: Merriweather Lewis, Thomas Jefferson and the Opening of the American West, which chronicles the journey of Lewis and Clark from…

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    Lewis and Clark Discussion

    Mr. Moulton and Mr. Ambrose talked about the Lewis and Clark expedition, their journals and maps, and the significance of their discoveries.

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    In Depth with Stephen Ambrose

    Ambrose, a retired professor, talked about his life, his career as an historian, and his body of work. He also responded to audience comments and questions via telephone. He has written over 30…

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    The Wild Blue

    Speaking at Millard North High School, historian Stephen Ambrose talked about his new book, The Wild Blue: The Men and Boys Who Flew B-24s Over Germany, published by Simon and Schuster. The…

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    Ordinary Men in World War II

    Mr. Ambrose spoke at a World War II conference about the military’s use of world history as a way of documenting U.S. involvement in wars. There was no question-and-answer period.

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