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  • emHis Final Battleem
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    His Final Battle

    Joseph Lelyveld talked about his book His Final Battle: The Last Months of Franklin Roosevelt, in which he looks at the final months of the life of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. He spoke…

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  • emElliott and Eleanor Rooseveltem
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    Elliott and Eleanor Roosevelt

    Geraldine Hawkins talked about her book Elliott and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Story of a Father and His Daughter in the Gilded Age, in which she recounts the life of Elliott Roosevelt, father…

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  • emThe Gatekeeperem
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    The Gatekeeper

    Kathyrn Smith talked about her book The Gatekeeper: Missy LeHand, FDR, and the Untold Story of the Partnership That Defined a Presidency, in which she looks at the life of Marguerirte “Missy”…

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  • emThe Last Goodnightem
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    The Last Goodnight

    Howard Blum talked about his book The Last Goodnight: A World War II Story of Espionage, Adventure, and Betrayal, in which he recalls the life of American debutante turned spy Betty Pack.…

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  • emThe Presidents Kitchen Cabinetem
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    The President's Kitchen Cabinet

    Adrian Miller talked about his book The President’s Kitchen Cabinet: The Story of the African Americans Who Have Fed Our First Families, from the Washingtons to the Obamas, in which he…

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  • emCountdown to Pearl Harborem
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    Countdown to Pearl Harbor

    Steve Twomey talked about his book Countdown to Pearl Harbor: The Twelve Days to the Attack, in which he provides a history of the twelve days leading up to the Japanese attack on Pearl…

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  • emDemocrazyem
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    Democrazy

    Former Representative Trey Radel (R-FL) talked about his memoir, Democrazy: A True Story of Weird Politics, Money, Madness, and Finger Food. Mr. Radel resigned from Congress in 2014 after…

    336 views
  • emReagan Risingem
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    Reagan Rising

    Craig Shirley talked about his book, Reagan Rising: The Decisive Years, 1976-1980. He spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017 Gaithersburg Book Festival, held on the grounds of…

    702 views
  • Corey Fields Discusses emBlack Elephants in the Roomem
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    Open Phones with Corey Fields

    Corey Fields, author of Black Elephants in the Room: The Unexpected Politics of African American Republicans, talked about his book and responded to viewer comments on African Americans and…

    504 views
  • Panel Discussion on War Stories
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    Panel Discussion on War Stories

    Authors Candace Millard, Ishmael Beah, Colonel Gregory Fontenot (Retired), and Whitney Terrell talk about war stories. They spoke at the Unbound Book Festival in Columbia, Missouri.

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  • Unbound Book Festival Panel Examines Life of James Baldwin
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    Panel Discussion on James Baldwin

    Panelists talked about the life and work of author James Baldwin. They spoke at the Unbound Book Festival in Columbia, Missouri.

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  • emThe Revolution of Robert Kennedyem and emKennedy and Kingem
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    The Revolution of Robert Kennedy and Kennedy and King

    John Bohrer, author of The Revolution of Robert Kennedy: From Power to Protest After JFK, and Steven Levingston, author of Kennedy and King: The President, the Pastor, and the Battle over…

    336 views
  • emChurchill and Orwellem
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    Churchill and Orwell

    Thomas Ricks talked about his book, Churchill and Orwell: The Fight for Freedom. This event was part of the Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest, held annually in the city.

    653 views
  • emSex and the Constitutionem
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    Sex and the Constitution

    Professor Geoffrey Stone talked about his book, Sex and the Constitution: Sex, Religion, and Law from America’s Origins to the Twenty-First Century. This event was part of the Chicago…

    240 views
  • emGrownUp Angerem
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    Grown-Up Anger

    Daniel Wolff talked about his book, Grown-Up Anger: The Connected Mysteries of Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie, and the Calumet Massacre of 1913, about the 1913 Italian Hall disaster in Calumet,…

    461 views
  • emYoung Radicalsem
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    Young Radicals

    Jeremy McCarter talked about his book, Young Radicals: In the War for American Ideals. This event was part of the Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest, held annually in the city.…

    326 views
  • emBlood in the Waterem
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    Blood in the Water

    Heather Ann Thompson talked about her Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy. This event was part of the Chicago Tribune Printers…

    311 views
  • emRay  Joanem
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    Ray & Joan

    Lisa Napoli talked about her book Ray & Joan: The Man Who Made the McDonald’s Fortune and the Woman Who Gave It All Away, a biography of Ray Kroc, founder of the McDonald’s franchise, and…

    207 views
  • emWrestling With His Angelem
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    Wrestling With His Angel

    Sidney Blumenthal talked about the second volume of his political biography of Abraham Lincoln, Wrestling With His Angel: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln Vol. II, 1849-1856. This…

    234 views
  • emThe Giversem
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    The Givers

    David Callahan talked about his book, The Givers: Wealth, Power, and Philanthropy in a New Gilded Age. This event was part of the Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest, held annually in the…

    278 views
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