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  • emAmerican Speechesem
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    American Speeches

    Ted Widmer talked about the book he edited American Speeches: Political Oratory from Abraham Lincoln to Bill Clinton, published by Library of America. The book is a two-volume compilation of some of the most notable speeches in…

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  • Tribute to Philip Roth
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    Tribute to Philip Roth

    Philip Roth, author of over twenty novels, including Goodbye Columbus, Portnoy’s Complaint, American Pastoral and The Human Stain and the winner of the Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award, and National Book…

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    Reporting Civil Rights: America Journalism 1941-1973

    A panel featuring writers and journalists who contributed eyewitness accounts discussed the two-volume anthology Reporting Civil Rights: America Journalism 1941-1973, published by Library…

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  • BookTV Preview
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    BookTV Preview

    A preview clip of a panel featuring writers and journalists who contributed eyewitness accounts discussed the two-volume anthology Reporting Civil Rights: America Journalism 1941-1973,…

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  • emReporting Vietnamem Panel 1
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    Reporting Vietnam Panel 1

    Panelists discussed the book, Reporting Vietnam, published by Library of America. The book is about the role of journalism in the conduct of the Vietnam War.

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  • emThe Library of Americaem Editor Interview
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    The Library of America: Editor Interview

    Mr. O’Brien, the newly-appointed head of the Library of America, talked about the history of the not-for-profit publishing company. The Library of America publishes back-listed editions of…

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  • emReporting Vietnamem Panel 2
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    Reporting Vietnam Panel 2

    Panelists discussed the book, Reporting Vietnam, published by Library of America. The book is about the role of journalism in the conduct of the Vietnam War.

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  • Nathanael West Writings
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    Nathanael West Writings

    This forum focuses on the life and works of Nathanael West, who produced four novels during his lifetime. The forum was co-hosted by the Library of America, which had just published a collection…

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