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  • emLincoln And The Sioux Uprising Of 1862em
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    Lincoln And The Sioux Uprising Of 1862

    Hank Cox talked about his book Lincoln and the Sioux Uprising of 1862, published by Cumberland House Publishing. It chronicles how President Lincoln dealt with an Indian rebellion in…

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  • emIn Search of Deep Throatem
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    In Search of Deep Throat

    Mr. Garment talked about his book In Search of Deep Throat: The Greatest Political Mystery of Our Time, published by Basic Books. The book examines the Watergate scandal and its…

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  • emDemocracy and Populism  Fear and Hatredem
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    Democracy and Populism: Fear and Hatred

    Mr. Lukacs talked about his book Democracy and Populism: Fear and Hatred, published by Yale University Press. He described the current state of American democracy, warning that the U.S.…

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  • emCitizenship Papersem
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    Citizenship Papers

    Mr. Berry talked about his book, Citizenship Papers, published by Shoemaker and Hoard. The book, composed of nineteen essays, addresses issues the author believes are in conflict with the…

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  • emMrs Paines Garageem
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    Mrs. Paine's Garage

    Mr. Mallon read from and discussed his book, Mrs. Paine’s Garage and the Murder of John F. Kennedy, published by Pantheon Books. His book is the true story of Ruth Hyde Paine, the woman who was a friend and…

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  • HL Mencken Portrayal
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    H.L. Mencken Portrayal

    In a portrayal of author H.L. Mencken, Mr. Chalberg talked about life, politics and literature in the early Twentieth Century.

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  • emWhere the Stress Fallsem
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    Where the Stress Falls

    Ms. Sontag talks about her new book, Where the Stress Falls: Essays, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. The book is a collection of Ms. Sontag’s writings on topics such as literature,…

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  • emAuthor Unknown On the Trail of Anonymousem
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    Author Unknown: On the Trail of Anonymous

    Mr. Foster talked about his book Author Unknown: On the Trail of Anonymous, published by Henry Holt & Co. He also answered questions from the audience. The book explains the author’s…

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  • emCasanova Was a Book Loverem
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    Casanova Was a Book Lover

    Mr. Hamilton talked about his book Casanova Was a Book Lover: And Other Naked Truths and Provocative Curiosities About the Writing, Selling, and Reading of Books, published by Louisiana…

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  • emHome and Exileem
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    Home and Exile

    Mr. Achebe read from and talked about his book Home and Exile, published by Oxford University Press. The book details his personal experiences and the political nature of culture. He…

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  • emI Che Guevaraem
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    I, Che Guevara

    Former presidential candidate and Senator Gary Hart, writing uder the pseudonym John Blackthorn, talked about his book I, Che Guevara: A Novel, published by William Morrow. The book is a political…

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  • emThe Bloody Promenadeem
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    The Bloody Promenade

    Mr. Cushman talks about his book, Bloody Promenade: Reflections on a Civil War Battle, published by the University Press of Virginia. The book is a narrative of poet Cushman’s personal…

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  • emThe Living and the Deadem
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    The Living and the Dead

    Mr. Hendrickson read from his new book, The Living and the Dead: Robert McNamara and Five Lives of a Lost War. It focuses on how experiences in Vietnam changed the lives of five men.…

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