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April 17, 2006



HNN STATS THIS WEEK:
BIGGEST STORY:

  • Historians: In Post-Quake San Francisco, Lessons for New Orleans After the Flood - NYT, 4-16-06
IN THE NEWS:
REVIEWED AND FIRST CHAPTERS:
OP-ED:
PROFILED:
INTERVIEWED:
QUOTED:

  • Joe Boskin noted that a military death can tear through the heart of a small community:"They have a collective memory that often is not part of a big city. And everyone feels a death like this more keenly, because of a small town's communal nature." - Boston Globe, 4-16-06
  • Richard Kohn: Growing ranks of ex-generals bash Rumsfeld - Chicago Tribune, 4-14-06
SPOTTED:

  • Richard John Neuhaus: NBC's"Meet the Press" - 4-16-06
  • Joyce Appleby: To Speak on"The Legacy of America's First Generation," Thursday, Apr. 27 @ Baylor University - Baylor University, 4-13-06
  • Thomas Fleming: To speak on Washington's Secret War, Wednesday, April 26, @ Mercyhurst College - Mercyhurst College News, 4-12-06
ON TV:

  • PBS: American Experience,"The Great San Francisco Earthquake," Monday, Apr. 24 @ 9pm - PBS
  • History Channel:"10 Days That Unexpectedly Changed America" Antietam, Sunday, Apr. 16, @ 10pm ET/PT
  • History Channel:"Mega Disasters: The San Francisco Earthquake" Sunday, Apr. 16, @ 8pm ET/PT; Tuesday, Apr. 18, @ 8pm ET/PT and Saturday, Apr. 22, @ 6pm ET/PT - History Channel
  • History Channel:"Declassified The Tet Offensive," Thursday, Apr. 20 @ 10pm ET/PT
  • History Channel:"10 Days That Unexpectedly Changed America" Marathon, All day Saturday, Apr. 22, @ 8am-6pm ET/PT
  • C-Span2, BookTV: Booknotes, Jon Kukla, A Wilderness So Immense: The Louisiana Purchase and the Destiny of America, Saturday, Apr. 22 @ 6pm - C-Span2, BookTV
SELLING BIG (NYT):

  • Kevin Phillips: American Theocracy, #3 (3 weeks on list) 4-23-06
  • James L. Swanson: Manhunt The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer, #8, (9 weeks on list) 4-23-06
  • Ronald Kessler: Laura Bush: An Intimate Portrait of the First Lady, #12, (1 week on list) - 4-23-06
  • Jon Meacham: American Gospel: God, the Founding Fathers, and the Making of a Nation , #14, (1 week on list) - 4-23-06
  • Garry Wills: What Jesus Meant, #28 - 4-23-06
  • Doris Kearns Goodwin: Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, #32 - 4-23-06
FUTURE RELEASES:

  • Robert Dallek & Terry Golway: Let Every Nation Know, Apr. 17, 2006 - Amazon.com
  • Mark Bowden: Guests of the Ayatollah: The First Battle in America's War with Militant Islam, April 25, 2006 - Amazon.com
  • Shelby Steele: White Guilt: How Blacks and Whites Together Destroyed the Promise of the Civil Rights Era, May 2, 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
  • William J. Bennett: America: The Last Best Hope (Volume I), May 23, 2006 - Amazon.com
  • Juliet Barker: Agincourt: Henry V and the Battle That Made England, June 2006 - Amazon.com
APPOINTED:
HONORED:

  • Elizabeth Blackmar: 2006 recipient of the Mark Van Doren Award for exceptional teaching at Columbia - Columbia Spectator, 4-13-06
  • Robert H. Ferrell: To be honored at conference - Salt Lake Tribune, 4-9-06
  • Lisa Wilson: Received a fellowship from the Massachusetts Historical Society-National Endowment of the Humanities for Cinderella's Family: Stepfamily Tradition in Eighteenth-century New England - Connecticut College
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