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  • emMy Dear Presidentem
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    My Dear President

    Gerard Gawalt talked about his book My Dear President: Letters Between Presidents and Their Wives, published by Black Dog and Leventhal Publishers. Mr. Gawalt, a curator of the papers of…

  • emThe Harding Affairem
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    The Harding Affair

    James David Robenalt talked about his book The Harding Affair: Love and Espionage During the Great War (Palgrave Macmillan (September 1, 2009). In his book he recounts the political and personal…

  • emShaping Foreign Policy in Times of Crisisem
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    Shaping Foreign Policy in Times of Crisis

    Michael Scharf and Paul Williams talked about the impact of international law on the decision-making process at the State Department. The co-authors spoke to ten former U.S. State…

  • emGoing Rogueem Book Signing
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    Going Rogue Book Signing

    Former Governor Sarah Palin signed copies of her book, Going Rogue: An American Life (HarperCollins; November 17, 2009) at Joseph-Beth Booksellers in Cincinnati. She made brief opening remarks.…

  • emThe Great Depression A Diaryem
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    The Great Depression: A Diary

    Benjamin Roth was a lawyer in Youngstown, Ohio, when the stock market crashed in 1929. Two years later he decided to keep a diary to detail the effects that the financial collapse had on himself, his…

  • emSaddam on Trialem
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    Saddam on Trial

    Michael Scharf and Gregory McNeal talked about their book Saddam on Trial: Understanding and Debating the Iraqi High Tribunal, published by Carolina Academic Press. Former Iraqi leader Saddam…

  • JosephBeth Booksellers
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    Joseph-Beth Booksellers

    The C-SPAN BookTV Bus crew visited Joseph-Beth Booksellers, a large independent book store. Event date listed is not correct.

  • emMyths of Free Tradeem
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    Myths of Free Trade

    Representative Brown talked about his book Myths of Free Trade: Why American Trade Policy Has Failed, published by New Press. He argued that American trade policy was failing and that…

  • emThe Submarine  A Historyem
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    The Submarine: A History

    Mr. Parrish talked about his book Submarine: A History, published by Viking Penguin. The book presented a comprehensive history of the creation and emergence of submarines as an effective war…

  • New Words for the Millennium
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    New Words for the Millennium

    Mr. Morse talked about the Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary. He focused on how words get into the dictionary and what words have been recently added. He also spoke about how technology…

  • emDressed for the Occasionem
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    Dressed for the Occasion

    Ms. Miller discussed her book Dressed for the Occasion: What Americans Wore 1620-1970, published by Lerner Publications Company. The book is about what Americans were wearing from 1620-1970…

  • emI Beg to Differem
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    I Beg to Differ

    Ms. Pulfer talked about her book, I Beg to Differ, published by Orange Frazer. The book is a humorous perspective on political shenanigans and sex scandals of all kinds, crime, urban…

  • emReelecting Lincolnem
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    Re-electing Lincoln

    Mr. Waugh talked about his new book, Reelecting Lincoln: The Battle for the 1864 Presidency. The book examines the important figures in and explanation for Abraham Lincoln’s victory over…

  • emUnsung Heros Ohioans in the White Houseem
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    Unsung Heros: Ohioans in the White House

    Mr. Cash talked about his book, Unsung Heroes: Ohioans in the White House: A Modern Appraisal, published by Orange Frazer Press. Presidents McKinley, Garfield, Hayes, Taft, Harding, Grant,…

  • emRising Tideem
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    Rising Tide

    Mr. Barry talked about his new book, Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How it Changed America. It focuses on the socio-economic impact of the flood which damaged much of…