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  • Rick Atkinson on emThe Guns at Last Lightem
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    The Guns at Last Light

    Rick Atkinson talked about his book, The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe 1944-1945, the final book in his Liberation Trilogy about the Allied triumph in Europe during World…

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  • emThe King Yearsem
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    The King Years

    Taylor Branch talked about his book, The King Years: Historic Moments in the Civil Rights Movement, in which he presents his thoughts on key moments in the Civil Rights Movement. He spoke…

    347 views
  • emWilsonem
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    Wilson

    A. Scott Berg talked about his book, Wilson, in which he chronicles the life and work of the 28th President of the United States. He spoke at the 2013 National Book Festival, held on September…

    357 views
  • emUnflinching Courageem
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    Unflinching Courage

    Kay Bailey Hutchison talked about her book, Unflinching Courage: Pioneering Women Who Shaped Texas, in which she profiles numerous women integral to the history of the state of Texas. She…

    131 views
  • Open Phones with Kenneth Mack
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    Open Phones with Kenneth Mack

    Kenneth Mack talked about his book, Representing the Race: The Creation of the Civil Rights Lawyer, and responded to viewer telephone calls and electronic communications. He was interviewed…

    128 views
  • emRepresenting the Raceem
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    Representing the Race

    Kenneth Mack talked about his book, Representing the Race: The Creation of the Civil Rights Lawyer, in which he chronicles the first era of civil rights lawyers. He spoke at the 2013…

    198 views
  • Interview with Jeff Chu
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    Interview with Jeff Chu

    Jeff Chu talked about his memoir, Does Jesus Really Love Me?: A Gay Christian’s Pilgrimage in Search of God in America. He was interviewed at the 2013 National Book Festival, held by the…

    202 views
  • Open Phones with Rick Atkinson
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    Open Phones with Rick Atkinson

    Rick Atkinson talked about his book, The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe 1944-1945, and responded to viewer telephone calls and electronic communications. He was interviewed…

    268 views
  • Interview with Joyce Carol Oates
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    Interview with Joyce Carol Oates

    Joyce Carol Oates talked about her books, The Accursed, a historical novel with elements of the supernatural, and Evil Eye: Four Novellas of Love Gone Wrong. She was interviewed at the 2013…

    518 views
  • Interview with Natasha Trethewey
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    Interview with Natasha Trethewey

    U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey talked about her life and work. She was interviewed at the 2013 National Book Festival, held on September 21-22 by the Library of Congress on the…

    314 views
  • Open Phones with Kay Bailey Hutchison
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    Open Phones with Kay Bailey Hutchison

    Kay Bailey Hutchison talked about her book, Unflinching Courage: Pioneering Women Who Shaped Texas and responded to viewer telephone calls and electronic communications. She was interviewed…

    97 views
  • Open Phones with Matt Apuzzo
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    Open Phones with Matt Apuzzo

    Matt Apuzzo talked about his book, Enemies Within: Inside the NYPD’s Secret Spying Unit and bin Laden’s Final Plot Against America, and responded to viewer telephone calls and electronic…

    123 views
  • Open Phones with Steve Vogel
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    Open Phones with Steve Vogel

    Steve Vogel talked about his book, Through the Perilous Fight: Six Weeks That Saved a Nation, and responded to viewer telephone calls and electronic communications. He was interviewed at…

    104 views
  • emSeward Lincolns Indispensable Manem
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    Seward: Lincoln's Indispensable Man

    Walter Stahr talked about his book, Seward: Lincoln’s Indispensable Man, about Abraham Lincoln’s former presidential rival, William Henry Seward, who eventually became Lincoln’s Secretary…

    206 views
  • Open Phones with James Swanson
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    Open Phones with James Swanson

    James Swanson talked about his book, The President Has Been Shot!: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy, and responded to viewer telephone calls and electronic communications. He was…

    184 views
  • Open Phones with Charles Wheelan
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    Open Phones with Charles Wheelan

    Charles Wheelan talked about his book, The Centrist Manifesto and responded to viewer telephone calls and electronic communications. He was interviewed at the 2013 National Book Festival,…

    108 views
  • Open Phones with George Weigel
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    Open Phones with George Weigel

    George Weigel talked about his book, Evangelical Catholicism: Deep Reform in the 21st Century Church, and responded to viewer telephone calls and electronic communications. He was…

    335 views
  • Open Phones with David Nasaw
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    Open Phones with David Nasaw

    David Nasaw talked about his book, The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy, and responded to viewer telephone calls and electronic communications. He was…

    118 views
  • emThe Patriarchem
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    The Patriarch

    David Nasaw talked about his book, The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy, in which he recounts the life of Joseph P. Kennedy, patriarch of the…

    168 views
  • Open Phones with A Scott Berg
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    Open Phones with A. Scott Berg

    A. Scott Berg talked about his book, Wilson, and responded to viewer telephone calls and electronic communications. He was interviewed at the 2013 National Book Festival, held on September 21-22,…

    102 views
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