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    Interview on A Nation of Nations

    Tom Gjelten talked about his book, A Nation of Nations: A Great American Immigration Story. This interview was held at the 38th annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a…

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    Interview on Once in a Great City

    David Maraniss talked about his book, Once in a Great City: A Detroit Story. This interview was held at the 38th annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser held…

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    West Point '41

    Anne Kazel-Wilcox, PJ Wilcox, and Lieutenant General Edward L. Rowny talked about their book West Point '41: The Class That Went to War and Shaped America. This interview was held at the…

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    Away from the White House

    Larry Knutson talked about his book Away from the White House: Presidential Escapes, Retreats, and Vacations. This interview was held at the 37th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and…

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    Guest of Honor

    Author Deborah Davis talked about her book, Guest of Honor: Booker T. Washington, Theodore Roosevelt, and the White House Dinner That Shocked a Nation. She was interviewed at the 2012 National…

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    Predicting the Unthinkable, Anticipating the Impossible

    Georgie Anne Geyer talked about her book Predicting the Unthinkable, Anticipating the Impossible: From the Fall of the Berlin Wall to America in the New Century. In this collection of her…

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    On This Spot

    Paul Dickson and Doug Evelyn talked about their book, On This Spot: Pinpointing the Past in Washington, D.C. (Vandamere Press; 4th ed., 2010). This historical guidebook celebrates the…

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    A Secret Gift

    Ted Gup talked about his book A Secret Gift: How One Man’s Kindness--and a Trove of Letters--Revealed the Hidden History of the Great Depression. The book is an account of the stories of…

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    Cappy Tail's Capitol Tales

    Cheryl Barnes talked about her children’s book Cappy Tail’s Capitol Tales. Cappy Tail is a squirrel who lives in the United States Capitol and gives a tour of the famous rooms, halls and chambers…

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    The River Where America Began

    Bob Deans talked about his book The River Where America Began: A Journey Along the James. The book describes the history of the James River which runs through the state of Virginia. He was…

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    A Call to the Sea: Captain Charles Stewart

    Claude Berube and John Rodgaard were interviewed about their book A Call to the Sea: Captain Charles Stewart of the USS Constitution, published by Potomac Books. Claude Berube is a…

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    Genius: A Photobiography of Albert Einstein

    Marfe Ferguson Delano was interviewed about her book Genius: A Photobiography of Albert Einstein, published by National Geographic Children’s Books. The book is intended for children grades…

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    The Age of Anxiety: McCarthyism to Terrorism

    Haynes Johnson was interviewed about his book The Age of Anxiety: McCarthyism to Terrorism, published by Harcourt.

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    The Bonus Army: An American Epic

    The authors were interviewed about their book The Bonus Army: An American Epic, published by Walker and Company. The book describes the event in the summer of 1932, at the height of the…

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    Mencken and Making of an Ink-Stained Wretch

    Marion Elizabeth Rodgers was interviewed about a biography she edited, Mencken: The American Iconoclast -- The Life and Times of the Bad Boy of Baltimore, published by Oxford University…

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    Pride of the Sea: Fight for Survival

    Mr. Waldron was interviewed about his first book Pride of the Sea: Courage, Disaster, and a Fight for Survival, published by Citadel Press. Mr. Waldron covered the story of the sinking of…

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    Triangle: The Fire That Changed America

    Mr. Von Drehle was interviewed about his book, Triangle: The Fire That Changed America, published by Atlantic Monthly Press. He described the Triangle Shirtwaist fire in 1911 in New York’s…

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    The White House: An Illustrated History

    Ms. Grace was interviewed about her book, The White House: An Illustrated History, published by Scholastic. The book covers various historical and present day aspects of the White House. It…

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    Founding Sisters

    Ms. Clift was interviewed about her book, Founding Sisters and the Nineteenth Amendment, published by John Wiley and Sons. In the book, the author examines the women’s suffrage movement in…

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    Author Interviews

    Father and son Lou and Carl Cannon were interviewed about their books. Lou wrote Governor Reagan: His Rise to Power, published by PublicAffairs. Carl is the author of The Pursuit of Happiness in…

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