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  • emPops A Life of Louis Armstrongem
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    Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong

  • QA with Terry Teachout
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    Q&A with Terry Teachout

    Terry Teachout talked about his biography of Louis Armstrong called Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009). Louis Armstrong was a jazz musician who influenced the music and culture of the 20th century. Mr.…

  • The Problem of Political Art
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    The Problem of Political Art

    Mr. Teachout talked about the relationship between politics and art. He focused on the purposes of political art, the esthetic value of art designed to persuade, political ideologies presented in the…

  • emThe Skeptic  A Life of H L Menckenem
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    The Skeptic: A Life of H. L. Mencken

    Terry Teachout talked about this biography The Skeptic: A Life of H. L. Mencken, published by Harper Collins. The book is a biography of the late American journalist and author and chronicles his life…

  • Whittaker Chambers Conference
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    Whittaker Chambers Conference

    The institute held a conference marking the 50th anniversary of the publication of Whittaker Chambers' memoir, “Witness". In "Witness,” Chambers revealed how he became a communist and a spy, then renounced his affiliation and…