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    It Takes a Village

    First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton talked about her recently published book It Takes a Village, and Other Lessons Children Teach Us. The book focuses on factors that influence children and the…

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    Happy Days Were Here Again

    Author and commentator William F. Buckley, Jr. talked about his compendium titled Happy Days Were Here Again, published by Random House. The book was a collection of more than 120 articles…

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    Truman

    Mr. McCullough discussed his book, Truman published by Simon and Schuster. He discussed his research for the book, which is an exhaustive biography of the former president, spanning from a brief…

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    James K. Polk

    John Seigenthaler talked about his book, James K. Polk, published by Times Books. He described Polk as key to the U.S. westward expansion, and who carried forward the idea of Jacksonian…

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    Flu: The Great Influenza Pandemic

    Gina Kolata discussed her book Flu: The Story of the Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918 and the Search for the Virus that Caused It, published by Farrar Straus and Giroux. The author pieced…

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    In the Name of God: The Khomeini Decade

    Formerly with the Sunday Times of London and stationed in the Middle East, foreign correspondent Robin Wright catalogues her experiences of Iran in her book In the Name of God: The Khomeini Decade. Ms.…

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    Personal History

    Ms. Graham talked about her new book, Personal History, published by Knopf. It is an autobiography which through her own stories deals with the history of the Washington Post, over which Ms.…

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    Warriors Don't Cry

    Melba Pattillo Beals discussed her book, Warriors Don’t Cry, which detailed her experiences as part of the first integrated class of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. The author…

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    Touched By Fire: George Armstrong Custer

    Ms. Barnett talked about her book, Touched by Fire: The Life, Death, and Mythic Afterlife of George Armstrong Custer, published by Henry Holt and Company. She talked about the military and…

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    Ghost Soldiers

    Mr. Sides talked about his book Ghost Soldiers: The Forgotten Epic Story of World War II’s Most Dramatic Mission, published by Doubleday. The book tells the story of 121 elite Army Rangers…

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    Nixon Off the Record

    Author Monica Crowley talked about her book, Nixon off the Record, published by Random House. It was based on her recordings of conversations the former president had with her and others…

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    The American Revolution

    Gordon Wood talked about his book The American Revolution: A History. The book is a synthesis of several treatments and approaches of the subject, offering a comprehensive account of the…

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    Nigger: The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word

    Professor Randall Kennedy talked about his book, Nigger: The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word, published by Pantheon Books. The book traces the word “nigger,” to identify how it has…

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    Norman Rockwell: A Life

    Laura Claridge talked about her biography, Norman Rockwell: A Life, published by Random House. It is the first serious critical biography of the famous painter and illustrator of middle…

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    Speaker

    Representative Dennis Hastert (R-IL) talked about his autobiography, Speaker: Lessons from 40 Years in Coaching and Politics, published by Regnery Publishing. He described his careers in high…

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    The Lobster Chronicles

    Ms. Greenlaw spoke about her book, The Lobster Chronicles: Life on a Very Small Island, published by Hyperion. Sebastian Junger wrote about her experiences as a swordboat captain in his book, The…

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    Breaking Free

    Author Susan Eisenhower discussed her book, Breaking Free: A Memoir of Love and Revolution, published by Farrar, Straus, Giroux. The book told the story of her love affair and eventual marriage to a…

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    A Good Fight

    Sarah Brady talked about her autobiography, A Good Fight, published by Public Affairs. Sarah Brady’s husband, James Brady, was critically injured in 1981 during an assassination attempt on…

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    The Man in the Mirror: Benedict Arnold

    Clare Brandt discussed her book The Man in the Mirror: A Life of Benedict Arnold, published by Random House, which examines Benedict Arnold’s life and role in the American Revolution. She was…

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    World on Fire

    Ms. Chua talked about her book World on Fire: How Exporting Free Market Democracy Breeds Ethnic Hatred and Global Instability, published by Doubleday. While proponents of globalization…

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