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  • emAmerican Ground Unbuilding the World Trade Centerem
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    American Ground: Unbuilding the World Trade Center

    Mr. Langewiesche talked about his book American Ground: Unbuilding the World Trade Center, published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux. The book is his account of the manpower that went into removing the remains of…

    666 views
  • emThe Slave Shipem
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    The Slave Ship

    Marcus Rediker talked about his book The Slave Ship: A Human History, published by Viking. In his book he documents the history of the American and British slave ships of the 18th century…

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  • emThrough a Howling Wildernessem
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    Through a Howling Wilderness

    Thomas Desjardin talked about his book Through a Howling Wilderness: Benedict Arnold’s March to Quebec, 1775, published by St. Martin’s Press. He described Arnold’s 1775 invasion of the…

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  • emThe Detonators The Secret Plot to Destroy Americaem
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    The Detonators: The Secret Plot to Destroy America

    Chad Millman talked about his book The Detonators: The Secret Plot to Destroy America and an Epic Hunt for Justice, published by Little, Brown. The book recounts the explosion in 1916 set…

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  • emAlfred E Smithem
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    Alfred E. Smith

    Mr. Finan discussed his biography of one-time presidential candidate Alfred E. Smith, published by Hill and Wang. Mr. Smith was a four-time governor of New York who lost the 1928 presidential election…

    318 views
  • emTakedown The Fall of the Last Mafia Empireem
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    Takedown: The Fall of the Last Mafia Empire

    From the South Street Seaport in New York City, author Douglas Century and NYPD Detective Rick Cowan discuss their book, Takedown: The Fall of the Last Mafia Empire, published by G.P. Putnam’s Sons.…

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  • emGotham A History of New York City to 1898em
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    Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898

    Mr. Wallace talked about the book he co-authored, Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898, published by Oxford University Press. The first volume of a proposed two-volume set, this book…

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  • South Street Seaport Vignette
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    South Street Seaport Vignette

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