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February 27, 2006



HNN STATS THIS WEEK:
MOST POPULAR:

  • Judith Klinghoffer: Blog Post"Buy Danish," now holds the record for most comments on HNN's comment boards - over 2200 of them!
BIGGEST STORY:
IN THE NEWS:
REVIEWED:

  • Jeffrey Hart & Bruce Bartlett: The Conservative Imagination - NYT, 2-26-06
  • Jeffrey Hart: The Making of the American Conservative Mind First Chapter - NYT, 2-26-06
  • Tony Judt: Sixty years of malaise, decline Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945 - Washington Times, 2-26-06
  • Alan Taylor: What the Indians wanted but didn't get The Divided Ground: Indians, Settlers, and the Northern Borderland of the American Revolution - Washington Times, 2-26-06
OP-ED:
PROFILED:
INTERVIEWED:
QUOTED:

  • Gaddis Smith: on Lawrence Summers resignition -"Harvard in some ways is a more difficult place to be the president of because it is so large, with so many different constituencies. Yale has a tradition, which sets it off from Harvard, to talk to each other pretty well." - Yale Daily News, 2-23-06
  • Philip Kuhn: on Lawrence Summers resignition -"Things had reached a point where there weren't too many good alternatives. There were only bad alternatives. His resigning was bad, and his not resigning was bad. His relationship with the significant portion of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences was not productive. I don't consider this a good thing for Harvard." - Yale Daily News, 2-23-06
  • Milton Sernett & Kathryn Grover: Discussing"works of grace" black churches - Finger Lakes Times, 2-26-06
SPOTTED:
ON TV:

  • PBS:"Hijacked" American Experience, (Monday, Feb. 27, 2006 @ 9PM/ET) - PBS
  • History Channel: John Wesley Powell on"Risk Takers, History Makers" (Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2006 @ 8PM/ET) - History Channel
  • History Channel: "Rome: Engineering an Empire" and "Roman Vice" (Friday, Mar. 3, 2006 @ 8PM/ET) -
  • C-Span2's : Charles Sanders, author of The Boys of Winter: Life and Death in the U.S. Ski Troops During the Second World War on BookTV (Mar. 5, 2006 @ 10PM/ET) - C-Span2
  • The History Channel Takes Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Gilder Lehrman Collection on HistoryCENTER (Sunday, Mar. 5, & Sunday, Mar. 19, 2006 @ 8AM/Nationwide) - History Channel
  • History Channel: Black History Month 2006 TV Schedule - History Channel
SELLING BIG (NYT):

  • Doris Kearns Goodwin: Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, #10 (17 weeks on list) - 2-26-06
  • David McCullough: 1776, #18 - 2-26-06
  • Taylor Branch: At Canaan's Edge, #23 - 2-26-06
  • Douglas Brinkley and Julie M. Fenster: Parish Priest, #27 - 2-26-06
FUTURE RELEASES:

  • Rick Newman & Don Shepperd: Bury Us Upside Down : The Misty Pilots and the Secret Battle for the Ho Chi Minh Trail, Feb. 28, 2006 - Amazon.com
    • Robert L. McLaughlin, Sally E. Parry: We'll Always Have the Movies: American Cinema During World War II, Mar. 1, 2006 - Amazon.com
    • Michael Burleigh: Earthly Powers : The Clash of Religion and Politics in Europe, from the French Revolution to the Great War, Mar. 1, 2006 - Amazon.com
    • Liza Picard: Victorian London : The Tale of a City 1840--1870, Mar. 7, 2006 - Amazon.com
    • Jerome Armstrong & Markos Moulitsas Zuniga: Crashing the Gate: Netroots, Grassroots, and the Rise of People-Powered Politics, Mar. 2006 - Amazon.com
    • Colin G. Calloway: The Scratch of a Pen : 1763 and the Transformation of America, Mar. 31, 2006 - Amazon.com
    • Douglas Brinkley: The Great Deluge : Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Apr. 1, 2006 - Amazon.com
    • Efraim Karsh: Islamic Imperialism : A History, Apr. 11, 2006- Amazon.com
    • Robert Dallek & Terry Golway: Let Every Nation Know, Apr. 17, 2006 - Amazon.com
    • Douglas Brinkley: The Great Deluge : Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast, May 9, 2006 - Amazon.com
    • Gordon Wood: Revolutionary Characters : What Made the Founders Different, May 18, 2006 - Amazon.com
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