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March 20, 2006



HNN STATS THIS WEEK:
BIGGEST STORY:
IN THE NEWS:
REVIEWED:

  • Alan Brinkley on Kevin Phillips: Clear and Present Dangers American Theocracy - NYT, 3-19-06
  • Eric Foner on Raymond Arsenault: Bound for Glory Freedom Riders: 1961 and the Struggle for Racial Justice - NYT, 3-19-06
  • Ira Berlin & Leslie M. Harris: Our Captive Past Slavery in New York - NYT, 3-19-06
  • Harvey C. Mansfield: Who's the Man? Manliness - NYT, 3-19-06
  • Elaine Feinstein: Not Silenced Anna of All the Russias: The Life of Anna Akhmatova - NYT, 3-19-06
  • Richard Carwardine: British Historian Crafts Masterful Political Biography of Abraham Lincoln - Huntington News Network, 3-17-06
  • Kevin Phillips: Tying Religion and Politics to an Impending U.S. Decline American Theocracy - NYT, 3-17-06
  • Francis Fukuyama: Supporter's Voice Now Turns on Bush America at the Crossroads - NYT, 3-14-06
OP-ED:
PROFILED:

  • James L. Swanson: Fascinated by Lincoln's Assassination, and the Trail of the Killer - NYT, 3-15-06
INTERVIEWED:
QUOTED:

  • Jill Lepore on teaching about slavery in the North: Most Americans do not know the story of slavery in the North. There's no reason to hide the fact that New York City was built by slaves. It's an important part of the city's past." - AP, 3-17-06
  • Michael Kazin on the Third Anniversary of the Iraq War:"During Vietnam, Lyndon Johnson said we can fight them there or fight them here, but no one believed it. This time, there's more fear about what happens next." - Courier Post Online, 3-19-06
SPOTTED:
ON TV:

  • PBS: American Experience,"Murder of the Century," Monday, Mar. 20, 2006 @ 9pm - PBS
  • History Channel: UFO Files Texas' Roswell, Monday, March 20 @ 8pm ET/PT -
  • History Channel: Digging for the Truth"Troy: Of Gods and Warriors," Monday, March 20 @ 9pm ET/PT
  • History Channel: The True Story of the Philadelphia Experiment, Wednesday, March 22 @ 11pm ET/PT
  • History Channel: Decoding The Past Secret Brotherhood of Freemasons, Thursday, March 23 @ 9pm ET/PT
  • History Channel: Titanic's Final Moments: Missing Pieces, Friday, March 24 @ 8pm ET/PT
  • Caligula: Reign of Madness, Friday, March 24 @ 10pm ET/PT
  • C-Span2: After Words: Kevin Phillips and Grover Norquist, Saturday, March 25 @ 9:00 pm & Sunday, March 26 @ 6:00 pm @ 9:00 pm - BookTV
  • History Channel: Women's History Month Listings - History Channel
SELLING BIG (NYT):

  • James L. Swanson: Manhunt The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer, #6, (5 weeks on list) 3-26-06
  • Doris Kearns Goodwin: Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, #11 (20 weeks on list) - 3-26-06
  • David McCullough: 1776, #26 - 3-26-06
FUTURE RELEASES:

  • Kevin Phillips:American Theocracy: The Peril and Politics of Radical Religion, Oil, and Borrowed Money in the 21st Century, Mar. 21, 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
  • Ronald Kessler: Laura Bush: An Intimate Portrait of the First Lady, Apr. 4, 2006 - Amazon.com
  • Jon Meacham: American Gospel: God, the Founding Fathers, and the Making of a Nation, Apr. 4, 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
  • Nathaniel Philbrick: Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War, May 9, 2006 - Amazon.com
  • Gordon Wood: Revolutionary Characters : What Made the Founders Different, May 18, 2006 - Amazon.com
HONORED:
DEPARTED:



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