Disraeli: A Biography
Historian Stanley Weintraub discussed his recent book Disraeli: A Biography, published by Dutton Publishing. The book deals with Benjamin Disraeli, who was a novelist, prime minister, and one of the major political figures in England during the 19th century. Professor Weintraub mentioned his admiration for Disraeli and said that his success in politics was due largely to his audacity. close
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Stanley Weintraub Professor Pennsylvania State University->Arts and Humanities
Dreadnought: Britain, Germany, and the War
Mr. Massie talked about his recently published book, Dreadnought: Britain, Germany and the Coming of the Great War, published by…
Maggie: An Intimate Portrait
Mr. Ogden, former Time Magazine bureau chief in London, interviewed Mrs. Thatcher several times. His book, Maggie: An Intimate Portrait of a…
The Year in Review
A program from the BBC on major news stories of the year was shown.
A BBC “Newsnight” focused on upcoming Parliamentary elections, scheduled for May 6, 2010.