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    The Jersey Brothers

    Sally Mott Freeman talked about her book, The Jersey Brothers: A Missing Naval Officer in the Pacific and His Family’s Quest to Bring Him Home. She spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at…

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    Reading of Elie Wiesel's Night, Part 3

    A complete reading of the late Elie Wiesel’s Night at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City. This is part three of three.

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    Reading of Elie Wiesel's Night, Part 2

    A complete reading of the late Elie Wiesel’s Night at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City. This is part two of three.

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    Reading of Elie Wiesel's Night, Part 1

    A complete reading of the late Elie Wiesel’s Night at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City. This is part one of three.

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    Agent 110

    Scott Miller talked about his book Agent 110: An American Spymaster and the German Resistance in WWII, in which he recalls Allen Dulles' efforts to embolden the German resistance against…

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    Open Phones with Peter Hayes

    Peter Hayes talked about his book Why?: Explaining the Holocaust. He also responded to viewer comments and questions on the Holocaust. He spoke at the 9th annual Tucson Festival of Books.…

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    Open Phones with Richard Reeves

    Richard Reeves talked about his book, Infamy: The Shocking Story of Japanese American Internment in World War II. He also responded to viewer comments and questions on Japanese American…

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    Japanese American Internment During World War II

    Panelists talked about Japanese American internment during World War II. Panelists included Pamela Rotner Sakamoto, author of Midnight in Broad Daylight: A Japanese American Family Caught…

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    Why?

    Peter Hayes talked about his book Why?: Explaining the Holocaust, in which he provides his thoughts on why the Holocaust happened.

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    The Fleet at Flood Tide

    James Hornfischer talked about his book The Fleet at Flood Tide: America at Total War in the Pacific, 1944-1945, in which he recalls the U.S. invasion of the Mariana Islands and the final…

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    Book Discussion The Nazis Next Door

    Eric Lichtblau talked about his book, The Nazis Next Door: How America Became a Safe Haven for Hitler’s Men, about the influx of Nazis who entered the United States following World War II.…

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    In Depth on Pearl Harbor

    Steve Twomey, Eri Hotta, and Craig Nelson talked about the December 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. Mr. Twomey is the author of Countdown to Pearl Harbor: The Twelve Days to the Attack, Ms.…

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    Pearl Harbor Christmas

    Historian Stanley Weintraub recounts the Christmas holiday of 1941, two weeks after the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor. Mr. Weintraub examines America’s entry into World War II and the…

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    The Winter Fortress

    Neal Bascomb talked about his book The Winter Fortress: The Epic Mission to Sabotage Hitler’s Atomic Bomb, in which he recalls the Nazis' race to build a nuclear bomb and the Allies'…

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    Japan 1941: Countdown to Infamy

    Eri Hotta, former research fellow at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies in Tokyo, talked about her book, Japan 1941: Countdown to Infamy, in which she examines the attack on Pearl…

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    Les Parisiennes

    Anne Sebba talked about her book Les Parisiennes: How the Women of Paris Lived, Loved, and Died Under Nazi Occupation, in which she recalls daily life for women in Nazi occupied Paris…

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    The Plots Against Hitler

    Danny Orbach talked about his book The Plots Against Hitler, in which hee xamines the many plots to assassinate Adolf Hitler.

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    Patton at the Battle of the Bulge

    Leo Barron talked about his book Patton at the Battle of the Bulge: How the General’s Tanks Turned the Tide at Bastogne, in which he tells the story of General Patton’s charge into the Belgian town of…

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    Hustling Hitler

    Walter Shapiro talked about his book Hustling Hitler: The Jewish Vaudevillian Who Fooled the Führer, in which he remembers his great-uncle Freeman Bernstein, who was arrested on February 18, 1937, for…

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    The Nazi Titanic

    Robert Watson talked about his book The Nazi Titanic: The Incredible Untold Story of a Doomed Ship in World War II, in which he recalls the German ocean liner SS Cap Arcona. Built in 1927…

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