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Jan 30, 2006 1:33 pm


January 2, 2006



HNN STATS THIS WEEK:
IN THE NEWS:
REVIEWED:
OP-ED:
PROFILED:
INTERVIEWED:
QUOTED:

  • Donald Richie on the Year's Judicial Nominations:"Through most of the 20th century there were very few occasions of straight party- line votes. House rules favor the majority; the Senate by nature has to be more bipartisan." - Legal Times, 12-30-05
  • Adrian R. Lewis on War Heros:"The media was a lot more supportive then. That was a big difference..." - Newhouse News Service, 12-30-05
  • Jack Bass on S.C. Historical Society's 150th:"Most people don't realize that history is the collective experience of all of us..." - Myrtle Beach Online, 12-29-05
  • Historian Michael Bliss:"I think the (Peter) Newman book, trashy and wretched as it is, is simply further evidence of the argument I make ...that (Brian) Mulroney was a throwback to an earlier political style and that he might have made a good mayor of Boston in the 1940s." - Vancouver Sun, 12-28-06
  • Alan Brinkley on Clinton Inpeachment in Textbooks:"It should not be in the book for titillating purposes or settling scores. It should be in the book because of its significance to our recent history." - AP, 12-27-05
SPOTTED:

SELLING BIG (NYT):

  • Doris Kearns Goodwin's Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, makes it to #1 this week (9 weeks on list) - 1-1-06
  • David McCullough: 1776, #5 (31 weeks on list) - 1-1-06
FUTURE RELEASES:

  • Amanda Mackenzie Stuart: Consuelo and Alva Vanderbilt: The Story of a Daughter and a Mother in the Gilded Age, January 3, 2006 - Amazon.com
  • James Risen: State of War: The Secret History of the CIA and the Bush Administration, January 3, 2006 - Amazon.com
  • Taylor Branch: At Canaan's Edge : America in the King Years, 1965-68, January 10, 2006 - Amazon.com
  • Leanda de Lisle: After Elizabeth : The Rise of James of Scotland and the Struggle For the Throne of England, January 31, 2006 - Amazon.com
THE YEAR IN REVIEW:

  • 2005 was bad news:
    Douglas Brinkley:"Look, if you think there were greener pastures in another era, I have one word for you: dentistry...
    Rick Shenkman:"No question, 2005 was a bad year, but there's no indication 2006 will be any better..." USA Today, 12-28-05
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DEPARTED:



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