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The Resource Booknotes : stories from American history, [compiled by] Brian Lamb

Booknotes : stories from American history, [compiled by] Brian Lamb

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Booknotes : stories from American history
Title
Booknotes
Title remainder
stories from American history
Statement of responsibility
[compiled by] Brian Lamb
Title variation
  • Book notes
  • Leading historians on the events that shaped our country
  • Stories from American history
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In recent years a generation of writers have brought to life the great and small events that have shaped American history. They have shared these stories with the viewers of the long-running C-SPAN author-interview program, Booknotes. Here are some of the best
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DLC
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Booknotes (Television program)
Dewey number
973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E178.6
LC item number
.B645 2001
Literary form
non fiction
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1941-
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Lamb, Brian
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  • United States
Label
Booknotes : stories from American history, [compiled by] Brian Lamb
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Publication
Note
  • Collection of essays by various authors based on interviews originally held on the television program Booknotes
  • Complete list of C-SPAN Booknotes (1989-2001): pp. [501]-523
  • Includes index
  • Jacket subtitle: Leading historians on the events that shaped our country
Contents
  • A. Scott Berg on Charles Lindbergh's reluctant public life -- Peter Collier on the Roosevelt dynasty) -- Depression and war, 1929-1945 (David M. Kennedy on the Great Depression and World War II -- Allen Weinstein on the early days of Soviet espionage -- Elizabeth M. Norman on the nurses captured on Bataan -- Amity Shlaes on the creation of the withholding tax -- James Bradley on raising the flag on Iwo Jima -- Tom Brokaw on the World War II generation -- Nicholas Lemann on the great black migration -- Sally Bedell Smith, David Brinkley, Peter Jennings, and early network news) --
  • Arlen Specter on the Warren Commission -- Jeff Shesol on the RFK-LBJ feud -- Anthony Lewis on New York Times Co. v. Sullivan -- Jon Margolis on stories from 1964 -- Tinsley E. Yarbrough on John Marshall Harlan and the Warren court -- Leonard Garment on getting to know Richard M. Nixon -- Charles V. Hamilton on the life and career of Adam Clayton Powell Jr. -- Elizabeth Taylor on Richard J. Daley and Chicago's political machine -- Peter R. Kann and Frances FitzGerald on reporting from Vietnam -- Stuart I. Rochester on American POWS in Vietnam) -- The culture wars, 1975-2000 (Irving Kristol, Nina J. Easton, and the rise of the neoconservatives -- Kiron K. Skinner on the forgotten radio scripts of Ronald Reagan -- John A. Farrell on the political lore of Tip O'Neill -- Shelby Steele, Cornel West, Thomas Sowell, Randall Robinson : a symposium on race --
  • David Haward Bain on the First Transcontinental Railroad -- H. Paul Jeffers on Grover Cleveland's political career -- H.W. Brands on the events of the 1890s -- Ben Proctor on William Randolph Hearst and the rise of yellow journalism -- Jean Strouse on J.P. Morgan, national banker) -- Progressive era and reaction, 1901-1929 (Linda O. McMurry on the crusades of Ida B. Wells -- Dorothy Herrmann on the celebrity of Helen Keller -- Gina Kolata on the 1918 influenza pandemic -- Emily Bernard on Langston Hughes and Carl Van Vechten -- Edward J. Larson on the scopes "monkey" trial -- Robert A. Slayton on Al Smith and the 1928 election -- Larry Tye on Edward L. Bernays and the birth of public relations --
  • Don Oberdorfer on the Regan-Gorbachev Summits -- Marlin Fitzwater on Reagan, Bush, and the press -- Bob Woodward on planning the Persian Gulf war -- John Podhoretz on the last days of the first Bush White House -- Richard E. Cohen on Dan Rostenkowski's fall from power -- Tim Russert on a half-century of "Meet the Press" -- Bonnie Angelo on modern presidents' mothers)
  • Early cold war, 1945-1957 (David Fromkin on five men who shaped the post-World War II world -- Christopher Matthews on the unlikely Kennedy-Nixon friendship -- Jean Edward Smith on Lucius D. Clay and postwar Berlin -- Zachary Karabell on Truman defeats Dewey -- Arthur Herman on the rise and fall of Joseph McCarthy -- Norman Podhoretz on the New York intelligentsia) -- Social transformation, 1957-1975 (Roy Reed on Orval Faubus and the desegregation of Central High School -- Robert Dallek on Lyndon Johnson and the 1960 election -- Jay Parini on Robert Frost and the Kennedy inauguration -- Donald Kagan on the Cuban missile crisis -- Andrew Young on Martin Luther King Jr.'s "Letter from a Birmingham Jail" -- Diane McWhorter on the 1963 Birmingham church bombing -- Ben Bradlee on the Kennedy years --
  • Revolution and founding, 1776-1815 (Alfred F. Young on a shoemaker and the Boston Tea Party -- Pauline Maier on declaring independence -- Jack N. Rakove on creating the Constitution -- Robert Scigliano on The Federalist papers -- Annette Gordon-Reed on Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings -- Roger G. Kennedy on the American and French Revolutions -- Bernard A. Weisberger on the contested election of 1800 -- Arnold A. Rogow on the Hamilton-Burr duel -- Michael H. Cottman on the slave ship Henrietta Marie) -- The young nation, 1815-1850 (Joyce Appleby on the first generation of Americans -- Andrew Burstein on celebrating fifty years of independence -- Harvey C. Mansfield on Tocqueville's "Democracy in America") --
  • Slavery and the Civil War, 1850-1865 (Stephen B. Oates on the buildup to the Civil War -- James M. McPherson on volunteer soldiers -- Drew Gilpin Faust on women of the slaveholding south -- Joseph E. Stevens on the events of 1863 -- James M. Perry on Civil War correspondents -- Brooks D. Simpson on Ulysses S. Grant's military career -- Douglas L. Wilson, Allen C. Guelzo, Lerone Bennett Jr., and differing perspectives on Abraham Lincoln -- H.W. Crocker III, Tom Wheeler, and the leadership of Robert E. Lee -- William J. Cooper Jr. on Jefferson Davis and the confederacy) -- Rebuilding America and the gilded age, 1865-1901 (Witold Rybczynski on Frederick Law Olmsted and the building of Central Park --
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxii, 540 p.
Isbn
9781586480837
Lccn
2001048469
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
ocm47922872
Label
Booknotes : stories from American history, [compiled by] Brian Lamb
Publication
Note
  • Collection of essays by various authors based on interviews originally held on the television program Booknotes
  • Complete list of C-SPAN Booknotes (1989-2001): pp. [501]-523
  • Includes index
  • Jacket subtitle: Leading historians on the events that shaped our country
Contents
  • A. Scott Berg on Charles Lindbergh's reluctant public life -- Peter Collier on the Roosevelt dynasty) -- Depression and war, 1929-1945 (David M. Kennedy on the Great Depression and World War II -- Allen Weinstein on the early days of Soviet espionage -- Elizabeth M. Norman on the nurses captured on Bataan -- Amity Shlaes on the creation of the withholding tax -- James Bradley on raising the flag on Iwo Jima -- Tom Brokaw on the World War II generation -- Nicholas Lemann on the great black migration -- Sally Bedell Smith, David Brinkley, Peter Jennings, and early network news) --
  • Arlen Specter on the Warren Commission -- Jeff Shesol on the RFK-LBJ feud -- Anthony Lewis on New York Times Co. v. Sullivan -- Jon Margolis on stories from 1964 -- Tinsley E. Yarbrough on John Marshall Harlan and the Warren court -- Leonard Garment on getting to know Richard M. Nixon -- Charles V. Hamilton on the life and career of Adam Clayton Powell Jr. -- Elizabeth Taylor on Richard J. Daley and Chicago's political machine -- Peter R. Kann and Frances FitzGerald on reporting from Vietnam -- Stuart I. Rochester on American POWS in Vietnam) -- The culture wars, 1975-2000 (Irving Kristol, Nina J. Easton, and the rise of the neoconservatives -- Kiron K. Skinner on the forgotten radio scripts of Ronald Reagan -- John A. Farrell on the political lore of Tip O'Neill -- Shelby Steele, Cornel West, Thomas Sowell, Randall Robinson : a symposium on race --
  • David Haward Bain on the First Transcontinental Railroad -- H. Paul Jeffers on Grover Cleveland's political career -- H.W. Brands on the events of the 1890s -- Ben Proctor on William Randolph Hearst and the rise of yellow journalism -- Jean Strouse on J.P. Morgan, national banker) -- Progressive era and reaction, 1901-1929 (Linda O. McMurry on the crusades of Ida B. Wells -- Dorothy Herrmann on the celebrity of Helen Keller -- Gina Kolata on the 1918 influenza pandemic -- Emily Bernard on Langston Hughes and Carl Van Vechten -- Edward J. Larson on the scopes "monkey" trial -- Robert A. Slayton on Al Smith and the 1928 election -- Larry Tye on Edward L. Bernays and the birth of public relations --
  • Don Oberdorfer on the Regan-Gorbachev Summits -- Marlin Fitzwater on Reagan, Bush, and the press -- Bob Woodward on planning the Persian Gulf war -- John Podhoretz on the last days of the first Bush White House -- Richard E. Cohen on Dan Rostenkowski's fall from power -- Tim Russert on a half-century of "Meet the Press" -- Bonnie Angelo on modern presidents' mothers)
  • Early cold war, 1945-1957 (David Fromkin on five men who shaped the post-World War II world -- Christopher Matthews on the unlikely Kennedy-Nixon friendship -- Jean Edward Smith on Lucius D. Clay and postwar Berlin -- Zachary Karabell on Truman defeats Dewey -- Arthur Herman on the rise and fall of Joseph McCarthy -- Norman Podhoretz on the New York intelligentsia) -- Social transformation, 1957-1975 (Roy Reed on Orval Faubus and the desegregation of Central High School -- Robert Dallek on Lyndon Johnson and the 1960 election -- Jay Parini on Robert Frost and the Kennedy inauguration -- Donald Kagan on the Cuban missile crisis -- Andrew Young on Martin Luther King Jr.'s "Letter from a Birmingham Jail" -- Diane McWhorter on the 1963 Birmingham church bombing -- Ben Bradlee on the Kennedy years --
  • Revolution and founding, 1776-1815 (Alfred F. Young on a shoemaker and the Boston Tea Party -- Pauline Maier on declaring independence -- Jack N. Rakove on creating the Constitution -- Robert Scigliano on The Federalist papers -- Annette Gordon-Reed on Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings -- Roger G. Kennedy on the American and French Revolutions -- Bernard A. Weisberger on the contested election of 1800 -- Arnold A. Rogow on the Hamilton-Burr duel -- Michael H. Cottman on the slave ship Henrietta Marie) -- The young nation, 1815-1850 (Joyce Appleby on the first generation of Americans -- Andrew Burstein on celebrating fifty years of independence -- Harvey C. Mansfield on Tocqueville's "Democracy in America") --
  • Slavery and the Civil War, 1850-1865 (Stephen B. Oates on the buildup to the Civil War -- James M. McPherson on volunteer soldiers -- Drew Gilpin Faust on women of the slaveholding south -- Joseph E. Stevens on the events of 1863 -- James M. Perry on Civil War correspondents -- Brooks D. Simpson on Ulysses S. Grant's military career -- Douglas L. Wilson, Allen C. Guelzo, Lerone Bennett Jr., and differing perspectives on Abraham Lincoln -- H.W. Crocker III, Tom Wheeler, and the leadership of Robert E. Lee -- William J. Cooper Jr. on Jefferson Davis and the confederacy) -- Rebuilding America and the gilded age, 1865-1901 (Witold Rybczynski on Frederick Law Olmsted and the building of Central Park --
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxii, 540 p.
Isbn
9781586480837
Lccn
2001048469
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
ocm47922872

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