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    Jamestown General Assembly of 1619

    Warren Billings talked about the Jamestown General Assembly of 1619 on the 390th anniversary of the first authorized representative legislative body in English North America, which was convened on July…

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    Disunion!

    Elizabeth Varon talked about her book Disunion!: The Coming of the American Civil War, 1789-1859 (The University of North Carolina Press; October 22, 2008). In her book, the first volume of the…

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    Skeletons on the Zahara

    Mr. King talked about his book, Skeletons on the Zahara: A True Story of Survival, published by Little Brown and Company. The author told the true story of sea captain James Riley and his crew…

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