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  • emThe Vaccine Raceem
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    The Vaccine Race

    Meredith Wadman talked about her book, The Vaccine Race: Science, Politics, and the Human Costs of Defeating Disease. She spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017 Gaithersburg…

    877 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…

    1,429 views
  • 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.

    537 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…

    421 views
  • 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…

    506 views
  • 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…

    400 views
  • 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…

    550 views
  • 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”…

    1,028 views
  • emStamped from the Beginningem
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    Stamped from the Beginning

    Ibram Kendi talked about his National Book Award-winning book, Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in Amerca. This event was part of the Chicago Tribune…

    803 views
  • Trey Radel Discusses His Memoir 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…

    613 views
  • emThe Imagineers of Warem
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    The Imagineers of War

    Sharon Weinberger talked about her book, The Imagineers of War: The Untold Story of DARPA, the Pentagon Agency That Changed the World. She spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017…

    1,177 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.

    528 views
  • emErnest Hemingwayem
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    Ernest Hemingway

    Mary Dearborn talked about her book, Ernest Hemingway, A Biography, with Bill Kurtis, founder and executive producer of Kurtis Productions. This event was part of the Chicago Tribune…

    791 views
  • Elizabeth Fenn on emEncounters at the Heart of the Worldem
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    Encounters at the Heart of the World

    Elizabeth Fenn talked about her book, Encounters at the Heart of the World: A History of the Mandan People. She spoke in the History Pavilion of the 15th annual National Book Festival, held…

    1,097 views
  • 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.…

    669 views
  • 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…

    577 views
  • emNot the Cleaver Familyem
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    Not the Cleaver Family

    Maria Olsen talked about her book, Not the Cleaver Family: The New Normal in Modern American Families. She spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017 Gaithersburg Book Festival,…

    884 views
  • Panel Discussion on the English Language
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    Panel Discussion on the English Language

    Allan Metcalf, author of From Skedaddle to Selfie: Words of the Generation, and Robert Alden Rubin, author of Going to Hell in a Hen Basket: An Illustrated Dictionary of Modern Malapropisms talked…

    1,288 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…

    1,380 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…

    371 views
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