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  • emHitler 18891936 Hubrisem
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    Hitler: 1889-1936, Hubris

    Ian Kershaw talked about his book, Hitler: 1889-1936, Hubris, published by W. W. Norton & Company. The book is about how Hitler became so identified with Germany, and it with him. The author…

  • Life and Presidency of Calvin Coolidge
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    Life and Presidency of Calvin Coolidge

    Mr. Cooke, portrayed as Calvin Coolidge, reflected on the President’s life and career. He recreated a news conference from the Cooldige administration and answered written questions from…

  • emThe Code Bookem
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    The Code Book

    Mr. Singh talked about his book The Code Book: The Evolution of Secrecy from Mary, Queen of Scots to Quantum Cryptography, published by Doubleday. He focused on the origins of cryptography…

  • emName Dropping From FDR Onem
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    Name Dropping: From FDR On

    Mr. Galbraith talked about his book Name-Dropping: From FDR On, published by Houghton Mifflin Company. He scrutinized American statesmen from the Democratic Party of the mid-20th century…

  • emBooknotes Life Storiesem Discussion
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    Booknotes: Life Stories: Discussion

    Panelists discussed the art of biography and their personal subject material. After answering questions posed by the moderator, they answered questions from the audience.

  • The Book In the 21st Century
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    The Book In the 21st Century

    In the first part of the panel the panelists talked about how technology is affecting the book itself. In the second part of the panel they talked about the future of the print-on-paper…

  • emMonitoring the Newsem
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    Monitoring the News

    Ms. Bridge spoke about her book which details the development and the failure of Monitor Television, an effort by the Christian Science Monitor to launch a television news network.