313Sep 21, 2013
Book Discussion on The Patriarch
David Nasaw talked about his book, The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy, in which he recounts the life of Joseph P. Kennedy, patriarch of the political ...
145Sep 21, 2013
Open Phones with David Nasaw
David Nasaw talked about his book, The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy, and responded to viewer telephone calls and electronic communications. He ...
369Nov 17, 2012
Figures in American History
Author David Nasaw talked about his book The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy, in which he chronicled Mr. Kennedy’s life. Author Les ...
1,613Nov 15, 2012
Book Discussion on The Patriarch
Author David Nasaw talks about his book, The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy, in which he recounts the life of Joseph P. Kennedy, patriarch of the ...
110Oct 4, 2007
Book Discussion on Journals: 1952-2000
A panel of former friends and colleagues of the historian Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., remembered the public historian as teacher, mentor, and friend. They discussed his book Journals: ...
180Dec 6, 2006
Remembering Anna Politkovskaya
A tribute was held for Russian journalist and author Anna Politkovskaya who was murdered on October 7, 2006 in the elevator of her apartment building. A special correspondent for Russia’s ...
458Nov 10, 2006
Book Discussion on Andrew Carnegie
David Nasaw talked about his biography, Andrew Carnegie, published by Penguin Press. In his book Professor Nasaw, using new material, explained how Andrew Carnegie rose from poverty to ...
169Nov 12, 2002
Book Discussion on A Race Against Death: Peter Bergson
Authors David Wyman and Rafael Medoff discussed their book A Race Against Death: Peter Bergson, America and the Holocaust, published by The New Press. Through a 12-hour interview with ...
151Jun 2, 2002
Book Discussion on The Chief: The Life of William Randolph Hearst
As part of the June Sunday series on media leaders, Mr. Nasaw talked about his biography, The Chief: The Life of William Randolph Hearst. He responded to audience telephone calls, faxes ...
65May 8, 2001
J. Anthony Lukas Awards
The annual J. Anthony Lukas Book Prizes for narrative nonfiction were presented. The winners then participated in a panel discussion on journalism and morality. Participants were David ...
106Apr 18, 2001
Bancroft Prize in American History and Diplomacy
The 2001 Bancroft Prizes were awarded for books of exceptional merit and distinction in the fields of American history and biography published in 2000.
The recipients, who made acceptance ...
66Mar 11, 2001
National Book Critics Circle Book Awards Readings
Finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Book Awards for books published in 2000 read from their works.
76Jun 19, 2000
Famous American Moguls
Ms. Strouse and Mr. Nasaw discussed their biographies of two important and influential
figures in American history. Ms. Strouse is the author of a book on banker J. ...
57May 16, 1997
Historian as Public Intellectual
Panelists discussed historians' role in public debates over historical and political issues during a portion of a conference in honor of historian Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. The panelists each ...