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  • World War II and Innovations in Art
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    World War II and Innovations in Art

    Lycée Français de New York bilingual school history teacher Rachelle Friedman gave an illustrated talk about innovations in art during World War II. She discussed and showed examples of…

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  • Mark Zwonitzer Discusses emThe Statesman and the Storytellerem
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    The Statesman and the Storyteller

    Mark Zwonitzer talked about his book, The Statesman and the Storyteller: John Hay, Mark Twain, and the Rise of American Imperialism, about the friendship between author Mark Twain and former…

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  • emThe Heartbreak of Aaron Burrem
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    The Heartbreak of Aaron Burr

    Historian H.W. Brands profiled Aaron Burr, the former vice president to Thomas Jefferson. Aaron Burr is most remembered for killing former Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton in a duel on…

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  • American Myth and Memory Photography Exhibit
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    American Myth and Memory Photography Exhibit

    Photographer David Levinthal was joined by Joanna Marsh, curator of the Smithsonian American Art Museum exhibit: “American Myth and Memory: David Levinthal Photographs,” for a conversation…

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  • emThree Days Before the Shootingem
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    Three Days Before the Shooting...

    Adam Bradley, associate English professor at the University of Colorado at Boulder, and John Callahan, literary executor of the estate of Ralph Ellison, presented Ralph Ellison’s posthumous…

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  • Cold War in American Photography
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    Cold War in American Photography

    Wake Forest University professor John Curley taught a class on how the Cold War both influenced and was influenced by photography. He talked about the perceived documentary nature of photography and…

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  • 1960s and 70s African American Art
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    1960s and 70s African American Art

    Randolph-Macon College Professor Evie Terrono taught a class about African American art in the 1960s and 1970s. She highlighted how artists of the period created works reflecting on racism and the…

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  • Frederick Douglass Book Prize
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    Frederick Douglass Book Prize

    Book TV presented coverage of the 20th annual Frederick Douglass Book Prize awarded by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. The winners were Erica Armstrong Dunbar, author of…

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  • Alex Haleys emThe Autobiography of Malcolm Xem
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    Alex Haley's The Autobiography of Malcolm X

    A panel of scholars discussed the manuscript of Alex Haley’s The Autobiography of Malcolm X with a focus on the late author’s corrections and notes, as well as an unpublished chapter.

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  • Aerial View Paintings of Historic Washington DC
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    Aerial View Paintings of Historic Washington, D.C.

    Pierre L’Enfant was an engineer and architect appointed by George Washington to design the plans for Washington, D.C. Artist Peter Waddell was commissioned in 2018 to create two aerial view paintings…

    283 views
  • John Grisham Hampton Sides and David Grann
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    John Grisham, Hampton Sides, and David Grann

    Authors John Grisham, The Reckoning, David Grann, The White Darkness, and Hampton Sides, On Desperate Ground, talked about their latest books.

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  • In Depth with David Baldacci
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    In Depth with David Baldacci

    Book TV’s In Depth 2018 Fiction Edition continued with bestselling novelist David Baldacci. Mr. Baldacci is the author of 40 novels, including Absolute Power, Wish You Well, and most…

    6,199 views
  • In Depth with Jacqueline Woodson
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    In Depth with Jacqueline Woodson

    Book TV’s In Depth: 2018 Fiction Edition continued with National Book Award-winning author Jacqueline Woodson. Her books include Brown Girl Dreaming, This Is the Rope, and, most recently,…

    1,927 views
  • In Depth with Cory Doctorow
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    In Depth with Cory Doctorow

    In Depth’s 2018 Fiction Edition continued with author Cory Doctorow. Mr. Doctorow’s books include Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom, Little Brother, and, most recently, Walkaway.…

    2,751 views
  • In Depth with Geraldine Brooks
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    In Depth with Geraldine Brooks

    Book TV’s In Depth 2018 Fiction Edition continued with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Geraldine Brooks. Her books include March, Caleb’s Crossing, and, most recently, The Secret Chord.…

    2,219 views
  • In Depth with Walter Mosley
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    In Depth with Walter Mosley

    Book TV’s In Depth 2018 Fiction Edition continued with bestselling novelist Walter Mosley. Mr. Mosley is the author of over 40 books, including Devil in a Blue Dress, Fearless Jones, and…

    3,249 views
  • In Depth with Brad Thor
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    In Depth with Brad Thor

    Book TV’s In Depth 2018 Fiction Edition continued with bestselling novelist Brad Thor. Mr. Thor is the author of many thrillers, including The Lions of Lucern, Blowback, and his latest, Spy Master,…

    2,793 views
  • Discussion with Rebecca Traister and Celeste Ng
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    Discussion with Rebecca Traister and Celeste Ng

    Rebecca Traister, author of Good and Mad, and Celeste Ng, author of Little Fires Everywhere, talked about their recent books and writing process.

    284 views
  • emOn Reading Wellem
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    On Reading Well

    Liberty University English Professor Karen Prior talked about the value in reading great literature.

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  • New York City and Broadway in the 1960s
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    New York City and Broadway in the 1960s

    Baruch College Professors Vincent DiGirolamo and Elizabeth Wollman taught a class about New York City and Broadway in the 1960s. They described the political culture of the time, the…

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