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March 6, 2006



HNN STATS THIS WEEK:
IN THE NEWS:
REVIEWED:

  • Heather Cox Richardson reviewing Eric Foner: A Dream Deferred FOREVER FREE The Story of Emancipation and Reconstruction - Washington Post, 3-5-06
  • Michael Kazin: The Man With the Silver Tongue A Godly Hero: The Life of William Jennings Bryan - NYT, 3-5-06
  • Michael Kazin: A Godly Hero: The Life of William Jennings Bryan First Chapter - NYT, 3-5-06
  • Mark Kurlansky: The Mollusk That Made Manhattan The Big Oyster: History on the Half Shell - NYT, 3-5-06
  • Mark M. Smith: USC professor has a sense of racial stereotypes - The State, 3-5-06
  • David Reynolds: Fascinating look at Churchill's on words on WWII IN COMMAND OF HISTORY: CHURCHILL FIGHTING AND WRITING THE SECOND WORLD WAR- Toledo Blade, 3-5-06
  • Eric Burns: Book chronicles colorful history of early journalism Infamous Scribblers: The Founding Fathers and the Rowdy Beginnings of American Journalism - Gwinnett Daily Post, 3-5-06
  • Michael Kazin: His New bio of William Jennings Bryan - Scott McLemee at Inside Higher Ed, 3-1-06
  • Charles Hill: Subject of a former student's biography - Michiko Kakutani in the NYT, 2-28-06
OP-ED:

  • David Sirota: Tom Friedman Becomes America's Chief Revisionist Historian - Huffington Post, 3-4-06
  • Fred Kaplan: Yes, We Should Worry About Iran Do we really want to relive the Cold War nuclear nightmare? - Slate, 3-3-06
PROFILED:
INTERVIEWED:
QUOTED:

  • Gil Troy on Bill Clinton's Canadian Tour:"He's the first presidential rock star in American history. He still has this tremendous skill set. He can seduce a room like nobody else in America.... He [Mr. Clinton] couldn't help himself. It's pathological. It's not like he doesn't know his own skill sets. He stole the show, but in stealing the show, he stole it from her [Hillary Clinton]." - The Globe and Mail, 3-4-06
SPOTTED:
ON TV:

  • History Channel: Women's History Month Listings - History Channel
  • History Channel: Train Wreck in Lake Michigan, Monday 6, 2006 @ 10PM/ET - History Channel
  • History Channel:"Warrior Queen Boudica", Friday, Mar. 10, 2006 @ 8PM/ET - History Channel
  • C-Span2's BookTV: Richard Barnet, author of The Rockets' Red Glare: When America Goes To War -- The Presidents and the People, Saturday, Mar. 11, 2006 @ 6PM/ET - C-Span
  • History Channel: THE HISTORY OF ST. PATRICK'S DAY, Friday, Mar. 17, 2006 @ 7PM/ET - History Channel
SELLING BIG (NYT):

  • Doris Kearns Goodwin: Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, #7 (18 weeks on list) - 3-12-06
  • David McCullough: 1776, #17 - 3-12-06
  • Douglas Brinkley and Julie M. Fenster: Parish Priest, #28 - 3-12-06
  • Taylor Branch: At Canaan's Edge, #32 - 3-12-06
  • James Risen: State of War, #33 - 3-12-06
FUTURE RELEASES:

  • 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
HONORED:

  • Don Rittner: Honored with the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Historic Preservation Award - Albany Times Union, 3-2-06
DEPARTED:

  • Arnold A. Rogow: 81, a Writer Who Put History on the Couch, Dies - NYT, 3-2-06



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