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  • George C Marshalls World War II Strategy
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    George C. Marshall's World War II Strategy

    Professor Andrew Roberts talked about General George C. Marshall’s role in America’s World War II victories. He argued that General Marshall’s skills as a strategist transformed the U.S.…

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  • Romantic Imagination of Winston Churchill
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    Romantic Imagination of Winston Churchill

    Andrew Roberts talked about the romantic imagination and sensitivity of Sir Winston Churchill. “Winston Wept: The Extraordinary Lachrymosity and Romantic Imagination of Sir Winston Churchill” was a…

    709 views
  • 2015 GuggenheimLehrman Prize in Military History
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    2015 Guggenheim-Lehrman Prize in Military History

    The 2015 Guggenheim-Lehrman Prize in Military History, worth $50,000, was awarded on March 21, 2016, in New York City. Finalists for the prize participated in a panel discussion about their books prior to the…

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  • 2014 GuggenheimLehrman Prize in Military History
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    2014 Guggenheim-Lehrman Prize in Military History

    The 2014 Guggenheim-Lehrman Prize in Military History, worth $50,000, was awarded on March 23, 2015, in New York City. Finalists for the prize read selections from their books prior to the…

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  • Inaugural GuggenheimLehrman Prize in Military History
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    Inaugural Guggenheim-Lehrman Prize in Military History

    The inaugural Guggenheim-Lehrman Prize in Military History, worth $50,000, was awarded on March 17, 2014, in New York City. Finalists for the prize read selections from their books prior to the…

    518 views
  • ChurchillRoosevelt Legacy
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    Churchill-Roosevelt Legacy

    A discussion on the lasting legacies of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Both British and American panelists explore the strengths and weaknesses of these men and how they compare…

    628 views
  • emThe Storm of Warem
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    The Storm of War

    Historian Andrew Roberts presented a history of World War II. The author examined how Axis strategy evolved during the entire expanse of the war and whether, with a different decision-making process…

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  • emMasters and Commandersem
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    Masters and Commanders

    Historian Andrew Roberts talked about his book Masters and Commanders: How Four Titans Won the War in the West, 1941-1945 (Harper, 2009; Harper Perennial, 2010). In his book he describes the…

    591 views
  • Legacy of Winston Churchill
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    Legacy of Winston Churchill

    Participants debated the question “Was Winston Churchill more a liability than an asset to the Free World?” Historians and political analysts took positions in favor of, and against, the…

    1,550 views
  • emHistory of the EnglishSpeaking Peoples Since 1900em
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    History of the English-Speaking Peoples Since 1900

    Andrew Roberts talked about his book, A History of the English-Speaking Peoples Since 1900, published by HarperColllins. The book is presented as a sequel to Winston Churchill’s A History…

    406 views
  • 20th Century and the EnglishSpeaking World
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    20th Century and the English-Speaking World

    Participating by remote connection, two authors talked separately about their books and responded to telephone calls. Mr. Roberts spoke from New York City after being introduced by a video clip from a 2002…

    242 views
  • emNapoleon and Wellingtonem
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    Napoleon and Wellington

    Mr. Roberts talked about his book Napoleon and Wellington: The Battle of Waterloo--And the Great Commanders Who Fought It, published by Simon and Schuster. Mr. Roberts presents this book as is neither a joint biography of…

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