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Sidney Blumenthal Visits A House Divided

Sidney Blumenthal talks with  Daniel Weinberg  on A House Divided. Join us on June 9, at 4pm (Central) at AuthorsVoice.net. Blumenthal will talk about Wrestling with His Angel, the second installment of Blumenthal’s four volume Lincoln biography. Order your signed copy today.  Other programs include a luncheon at the Union League Club of Chicago on June 8 and luncheon at the University Club on June 9. Follow the links above to make your reservations. He will also visit our table at … Continue reading Sidney Blumenthal Visits A House Divided

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David Garrow’s Rising Star on A House Divided

Watch Today’s Program Daniel Weinberg talked with David Garrow on A House Divided. They discussed Garrow’s latest book, Rising Star, The Making of Barack Obama. There are a few copies available.  Order your signed copy today. Barack Obama’s keynote speech at the 2004 Democratic National Convention instantly catapulted the little-known state senator from Illinois into the national spotlight. Three months later, Obama … Continue reading David Garrow’s Rising Star on A House Divided

Mercy Street Author, Pamela Toler on A House Divided

Bjorn Skaptason talked with Pamela Toler, PhD about her new book, Heroines of Mercy Street: The Real Nurses of the Civil War. Heroines of Mercy Street tells the true stories of the nurses at Mansion House, the Alexandria, Virginia mansion turned wartime hospital and setting for the PBS drama Mercy Street. Among the Union soldiers, … Continue reading Mercy Street Author, Pamela Toler on A House Divided

A Closer Look at Presidential Libraries on A House Divided

Daniel Weinberg talked with Jodi Kanter about her book, Presidential Libraries as Performance. Brian Dirck was scheduled to talk about Lincoln in Indiana, but was unable to attend. Kanter’s Presidential Libraries as Performance considers the moments in the presidents’ lives the museums choose to interpret, and not to interpret, and how the libraries approach common … Continue reading A Closer Look at Presidential Libraries on A House Divided