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  • Alan Huffman on emSultanaem
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    Sultana

    Alan Huffman appeared on “The Diane Rehm Show” to talk about his book Sultana: Surviving the Civil War, Prison, and the Worst Maritime Disaster in American History (Collins; March 24, 2009). In his…

    698 views
  • emA WellRegulated Militiaem
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    A Well-Regulated Militia

    Saul Cornell was a guest on WAMU’s “Diane Rehm Show” to talk about his book, A Well-Regulated Militia: The Founding Fathers and the Origins of Gun Control in America, published by Oxford University Press. He talked about the…

    515 views
  • emEncyclopedia of the Library of Congressem
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    Encyclopedia of the Library of Congress

    John Cole, co-editor of the Encyclopedia of the Library of Congress, published by Bernan Press, appeared on “The Book Guys” radio show to talk it. The book covers the history of the Library…

    142 views
  • emSafires Political Dictionaryem
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    Safire's Political Dictionary

    William Safire appeared on on “The Book Guys” radio show to talk about the revised edition of his book Safire’s Political Dictionary, issued in paperback by Oxford University Press. Former presidential speechwriter and…

    176 views
  • emThe Art of Making Moneyem
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    The Art of Making Money

    Jason Kersten appeared on the “Diane Rehm Show” to talk about his book The Art of Making Money: The Story of a Master Counterfeiter (Gotham; June 11, 2009). The book recounts the criminal exploits of…

    1,068 views
  • Thomas Jeffersons Library Tour and Radio Show
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    Thomas Jefferson's Library Tour and Radio Show

    Mark Dimunation led a tour of Thomas Jefferson’s library at the Library of Congress. Congress purchased President Jefferson’s library in 1815 to replace books that had been destroyed by fire when…

    212 views
  • Challenges for the Obama Administration
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    Challenges for the Obama Administration

    The BBC World Service held a town hall discussion of the issues facing President-Elect Barack Obama after his inauguration. Topics included the current global financial crisis, events in Gaza and the wider Middle…

    222 views
  • Campaign 2008 and the Youth Vote
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    Campaign 2008 and the Youth Vote

    Panelists talked about the role of young people in the 2008 election, and their views and political media use. Topics included new media technology in the campaigns and how it helped galvanize young voters.…

    213 views
  • Mark Dimunation
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    Mark Dimunation

    Daniel De Simone and Mark Dimunation were interviewed about the Library of Congress’s efforts to reconstruct President Thomas Jefferson’s library. The Jefferson Library was originally…

    328 views
  • emThe Holy Vote The Politics of Faith in Americaem
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    The Holy Vote: The Politics of Faith in America

    Ray Suarez appeared on the Diane Rehm Show to talk about his book, The Holy Vote: The Politics of Faith in America, published by Rayo. He discussed the current relationship between religion…

    70 views
  • emCollected Books The Guide to Valuesem
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    Collected Books: The Guide to Values

    Mr. and Mrs. Ahearn, co-authors of Collected Books: The Guide to Values, 2002 Edition, published by Putnam, talked about book collecting, rare books, and first editions with Mr. Cuthbert and Mr. Stypeck. The…

    100 views
  • emBorn Loser  A History of Failure in Americaem
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    Born Loser: A History of Failure in America

    Scott Sandage appeared on the “Diane Rehm Show” to talk about his book Born Loser: A History of Failure in America, published by Harvard University Press. It takes a look at the notion of failure…

    227 views
  • emReagans Path to Victoryem
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    Reagan's Path to Victory

    Ms. Skinner was a guest on WAMU’s Diane Rehm Show to talk about the book she co-edited with Annelise Anderson and Martin Anderson, Reagan’s Path to Victory: The Shaping of Ronald Reagan’s Vision;…

    79 views
  • emThe European Dreamem
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    The European Dream

    Mr. Rifkin appeared on the Dianne Rehm radio show to talk with guest host Steve Roberts about his book, The European Dream: How Europe’s Vision of the Future Is Quietly Eclipsing the…

    130 views
  • emAn Hour Before Daylightem
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    An Hour Before Daylight

    President Carter talks about his autobiography An Hour Before Daylight: Memories of a Rural Boyhood, published by Simon & Schuster. In this book Jimmy Carter re-creates his Depression-era…

    191 views
  • emMy Lifeem
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    My Life

    Former President Clinton appeared on the Diane Rehm Show to talk about his autobiography, My Life, published by Alfred A. Knopf. He discussed his childhood, the war in Iraq, and read an…

    139 views
  • emA Pretext for Warem
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    A Pretext for War

    James Bamford appeared on the Diane Rehm Show to talk about his latest book A Pretext for War: 9/11, Iraq, and the Abuse of America’s Intelligence Agencies, published by Doubleday. The book covers…

    79 views
  • emConfessions of a Tax Collectorem
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    Confessions of a Tax Collector

    Mr. Yancey was a guest on the Diane Rehm Show. He and Ms. Rehm discussed his book, Confessions of a Tax Collector: One Man’s Tour of Duty Inside the IRS, published by HarperCollins. In the…

    98 views
  • emSo Many Books So Little Timeem
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    So Many Books, So Little Time

    Ms. Nelson talked about her book, So Many Books, So Little Time: A Year of Passionate Reading, with Mr. Cuthbert and Mr. Stypeck. In the book, published by Putnam Publishing Group, the…

    64 views
  • The Book Guys Radio Show Simulcast
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    The Book Guys Radio Show Simulcast

    Mr. Basbanes appeared on the “The Book Guys” radio show to discuss his book, A Splendor of Letters: The Permanence of Books in an Impermanent World, published by HarperCollins. The book examines…

    101 views
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