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    American Made

    Nick Taylor spoke about his book American Made: The Enduring Legacy of the WPA - When FDR Put the Nation to Work. The book documents the history of the Works Progress Administration, a…

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    The New Deal: Infrastructure Programs

    A panel discussion was held on the historical impact of the infrastructure programs of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) and the Rural Electrification Administration, (REA). Topics included current efforts to document…

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    The New Deal: Arts and History Programs

    A panel discussion was held on the historical impact of the Works Progress Administration’s culture and history programs. The programs included federal funding for art, writers, theatre and music projects. After…

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    Nonfiction Page Turners: Finding the Story

    Moderated by Mr. Taylor, prize-winning nonfiction writers described how they found and developed the ideas for their popular nonfiction books. After their remarks they answered audience members'…

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    Biographies

    The panel of award-winning biographers talked about the highs and lows of writing biographies and shared stories about working on their famous subjects. Mr. Caro wrote Master of the Senate:…

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