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    Christmastime on the Battlefield

    Stanley Weintraub talked about how soldiers experience Christmas while serving in the military. He spoke about how President Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill navigated…

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    Final Victory

    Historian Stanley Weintraub recounts Franklin D. Roosevelt’s last presidential campaign in 1944, which secured his fourth term. The author recalls that President Roosevelt was unsure that…

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    Young Mr. Roosevelt

    Stanley Weintraub talked about his book, Young Mr. Roosevelt: FDR’s Introduction to War, Politics, and Life, in which he recounts the early political career of Franklin D. Roosevelt, who in 1913…

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    Roosevelt's War Elections

    Panelists at the Roosevelt Library talked about the wartime elections of President Franklin D. Rooseveltand responded to questions from the audience. President Roosevelt’s last two campaigns, in…

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    Pearl Harbor Christmas

    Historian Stanley Weintraub recounts the Christmas holiday of 1941, two weeks after the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor. Mr. Weintraub examines America’s entry into World War II and the…

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    Pearl Harbor Christmas

    Stanley Weintraub talked about this book Pearl Harbor Christmas. In 1941 Christmas came little more than two weeks after the attack on Pearl Harbor. Professor Weintraub recounts what it was…

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    General Sherman's Christmas

    Military historian Stanley Weintraub talked about his book General Sherman’s Christmas: Savannah, 1864 (Smithsonian; October 27, 2009). In the book he recounts Union General William Tecumseh…

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    Silent Night

    Mr. Weintraub talked about his new book, Silent Night: The Remarkable 1914 Christmas Truce, published by The Free Press. The book tells the story of the cease-fire on Christmas Eve 1914…

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    Iron Tears: America's Battle for Freedom

    Stanley Weintraub talked about his book Iron Tears: America’s Battle for Freedom, Britain’s Quagmire: 1775-1783, published by Free Press. For generations, Americans have viewed the Revolutionary…

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    Founding Fathers & the American Revolution, Pt 1

    In conjunction with the opening of the William G. McGowan Theater a group of historians and authors discussed the American founding fathers and their struggle for independence from England. The panel, called…

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    After Words with Stanley Weintraub

    Stanley Weintraub talked about his book, 15 Stars: Eisenhower, MacArthur, Marshall - Three Generals Who Saved the American Century, published by Free Press. In his book, military historian…

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    Founding Fathers & the American Revolution, Pt 3

    In conjunction with the opening of the William G. McGowan Theater a group of historians and authors discussed the American founding fathers and their struggle for independence from England. The panel is called…

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    Dear Young Friend: Letters of American Presidents

    Mr. and Mrs. Weintraub spoke to a group of 4th and 5th-grade children about their book Dear Young Friend: The Letters of American Presidents to Children, published by Stackpole Books. The…

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    The Korean War

    Mr. Weintraub talked about his book MacArthur’s War: Korea and the Undoing of an American Hero, published by Free Press, and the upcoming 50th anniversary of the start of the Korean war, in…

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