Monument Man: The Life and Art of Daniel Chester French
Airdate: Mar 21, 2019 @ 6:00 PM CST
Daniel Weinberg talked with Harold Holzer about Holzer’s latest book, Monument Man: The Life and Art of Daniel Chester French.
The definitive biography of Daniel Chester French, the artist who created the statue for the Lincoln Memorial is a fascinating life story written for readers interested in American art, sculpture, and history.
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Harold Holzer, Monument Man: The Life and Art of Daniel Chester French 1st ed., Signed on Bookplate
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Hosts Daniel Weinberg and Bjorn Skaptason
Daniel R. Weinberg, is president of the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc. The shop has an international reputation as experts in the buying, selling, appraisal and authentication of historical, literary, artistic, and museum properties etc., since 1938. He is also the founder of the Author’s Voice®; interactive platforms\ designed to bring the experience of a book signing to any device in any place across the world. Daniel is co-author of Lincoln’s Assassins: Their Trial and Execution and he has lectured extensively on the subject. He has appeared on both C-Span and the History Channel.
Bjorn Skaptason holds a M.A. in history from Loyola University Chicago.
He has published essays on Ambrose Bierce at Shiloh for the Ambrose Bierce Project Journal, on the United States Colored Troops in the campaign and battle of Brice’s Crossroads for the West Tennessee Historical Society Papers, and in the Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society on The Chicago Light Artillery. A dealer in antiquarian books, Bjorn produces and guest hosts A House Divided for Author’s Voice®, a live book discussion program streamed from Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc. in Chicago.
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