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    Einstein: His Life and Universe

    Historian Walter Isaacson talked about his book, Einstein: His Life and Universe, published by Simon and Schuster. He described the life of scientist Albert Einstein whose theories in the field…

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    The First World War

    Mr. Strachan talked about his book, The First World War, published by Viking Press. In the book, the author argues that the war was a global one even before the United States formally…

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    They Made America

    Mr. Evans talked about his book They Made America: Two Centuries of Innovators from the Steam Engine to the Search Engine, published by Little, Brown. The book features 70 of America’s prominent…

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    First Families: The Impact of the White House

    Bonnie Angelo talked about her book First Families: The Impact of the White House on Their Lives, published by William Morrow. The author tells the story of the wives and children of the…

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    Eisenhower and Churchill

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    To Sir, With Love

    Ambassador Braithwaite was interviewed by John Andrews about his memoir To Sir, with Love, first published in 1959. It tells his story of the struggles of an black man in England teaching…

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    In Churchill's Shadow: Confronting the Past in Modern Britain

    Mr. Cannadine discussed his book In Churchill’s Shadow: Confronting the Past in Modern Britain, published by Oxford University Press. The book is a collection of his essays on the rise and…

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    Elizabeth and Mary

    Ms. Dunn talked about her book, Elizabeth and Mary: Cousins, Rivals, Queens, published by Knopf. The book is a dual biography of sixteenth-century Queens Elizabeth I of England, and Mary,…

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    Shakespeare: For All Time

    From the home of British Embassy Charge d’Affaires Tony Brenton, Mr. Wells talked about his book Shakespeare For All Time, published by Oxford University Press. He was interviewed by Paul…

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    Book by Book

    Mr. Dirda read selections from his collection, Book by Book: Notes on Reading and Life, published by Henry Holt. The book is a collection of favorite quotations and passages from authors such as…

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    After the Victorians: The Decline of Britain in the World

    Mr. Wilson talked about his book After the Victorians: The Decline of Britain in the World, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. In the book he chronicled the history of Britain from the death of…

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    U.S.-British Relations

    Mr. Kissinger talked about the relationship between the United States and Great Britain and how it impacts world affairs. This was the annual Churchill lecture which is given in recognition of…

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    19 Weeks: America, Britain, and the Summer of 1940

    Mr. Moss discussed his book 19 Weeks: America, Britain, and the Fateful Summer of 1940, published by Houghton Mifflin. He described the time between May and September of 1940, during which Britain…

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    Twentieth Century

    Mr. Roberts talked about his book Twentieth Century: History of the World, 1901 to the 2000, published by Viking Press. The author talked about events that helped shape the 20th century. He…

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    Eco-Economy: Building an Economy for the Earth

    Mr.Brown discussed the partnership between the economy and the environment in his book Eco-Economy: Building an Economy for the Earth, published by W.W. Norton. Mr. Brown argues that treating the…

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    Churchill: Wanted Dead or Alive

    Ms. Sandys talked about her book Churchill: Wanted Dead or Alive, published by Carroll and Graf. The book, by the granddaughter of the legendary British Prime Minister, retraces his…

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    Republican Congressional Leadership Elections

    After an organizational meeting and leadership elections by the House Republican Caucus, its leaders talked with reporters about the upcoming 107th Congress which begins in January.

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    Humanitarian Efforts Worldwide

    In the 23rd Churchill lecture, President Robinson spoke about humanitarian efforts around the world. She focused on the roles of prevention, response and rehabilitation in dealing with…

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