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    Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander-in-Chief

    James McPherson talked about his book, Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander-in-Chief, and responded to audience members questions. The book is a look at President Lincoln as a military…

  • The Literature of Fact
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    The Literature of Fact

    A Princeton University class called “The Literature of Fact” was taught by author and Washington Post staff writer David Maraniss. As their final project the class produced a book of 16 non-fiction…