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Interviews with the authors of history books and history-based novels and biographies are featured in this series.
June 26, 2005
Terry Jones (“Who Murdered Chaucer? A Medieval Mystery”).
June 12, 2005
Guest: Kenneth T. Walsh (“From Mount Vernon to Crawford: A History of the Presidents and Their Retreats”).
David McCullough (“1776”) is the guest.
May 8, 2005
Historian Timothy Naftali (“Blind Spot: The Secret History of American Counterterrorism”) is the guest.
April 3, 2005
Newt Gingrich discusses his book “Winning the Future: A 21st Century Contract with America.”
February 3, 2003
An interview with Peter J. Wallison (“Ronald Reagan: The Power of Conviction and the Success of His Presidency”). Host: Geoffrey Wawro.
September 9, 2001
“The Wild Blue” by Stephen E. Ambrose is discussed.
August 26, 2001
“The Third Freedom: Ending Hunger in Our Time” by George McGovern is discussed.
August 19, 2001
“Duty First: West Point and the Making of American Leaders” by Ed Ruggero is discussed.
August 12, 2001
Former Republican Presidential candidate Steve Forbes discusses his 1999 book, “The New Birth of Freedom,” which outlines his vision for America's future. Hosted by historian Geoffrey Wawro.
August 5, 2001
Guest: E.M. Halliday, author of “Understanding Thomas Jefferson.”
July 29, 2001
Author Doug Stanton discusses his book “In Harm's Way.”
July 22, 2001
Guest: Hal Buell, who edited “Moments: The Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photographs.”
July 15, 2001
Jimmy Carter discusses his book “An Hour Before Daylight: Memories of a Rural Boyhood.”
July 8, 2001
The charges that American POWs were mistreated and used by the Japanese for slave labor are investigated. Included: an interview with author Linda Goetz Holmes (“Unjust Enrichment: How Japan's Companies Built Postwar Fortunes Using American POWs”).
June 3, 2001
Guest: Edmund Morris (“Dutch: A Memoir of Ronald Reagan”).
May 20, 2001
Jamling Tenzing Norgay (“Touching My Father's Soul”) is the guest.
May 13, 2001
Jean Edward Smith discusses his book “Grant.”
May 6, 2001
Author Jay Winik discusses his book “April 1865: The Month That Saved America.” Host: Geoff Wawro.
April 29, 2001
Doris Kearns Goodwin is interviewed by Geoffrey Wawro about the re-release of her books about the Fitzgerald and Kennedy clans covering the years from 1863 to 1961.
April 22, 2001
A look at Steve Forbes' book “A New Birth of Freedom.”
April 1, 2001
Hal Buell talks about his book “Moments,” a collection of Pulitzer Prize-winning photographs.
March 18, 2001
Former Secretary of State Warren Christopher discusses his memoir “Chances of a Lifetime.”
March 11, 2001
Author E.M. Halliday discusses his book “Understanding Thomas Jefferson.”
January 21, 2001
Former President Jimmy Carter discusses his book “An Hour Before Daylight: Memories of a Rural Boyhood.”
November 5, 2000
Author Rich Cohen (“The Avengers: A Jewish War Story”) is interviewed.
October 22, 2000
The guest is David Gergen (“Eyewitness to Power: The Essence of Leadership”).
The guest is Stephen E. Ambrose (“Nothing Like It in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad”).
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