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April 24, 2006



HNN STATS THIS WEEK:
BIGGEST STORY:
IN THE NEWS:
REVIEWED AND FIRST CHAPTERS:
OP-ED:
PROFILED:
INTERVIEWED:

  • HNN Audio Interviews with Historians (Podcasts) at OAH - HNN
  • Jonathan Zimmerman: On Educational Imperialism - HNN Podcast
  • Edward Berkowitz: Michael Moore's Farenheit 9/11 - HNN Podcast
  • Michael Schudson: The Public's Right to Know HNN Podcast
  • James Loewen: Why We Haven't Talked About Sundown Towns HNN Podcast
  • David Montgomery: Defending Historians' Academic Freedom in Our Own Times - HNN Podcast
  • Lisa Norling: Threats to Academic Freedom in Minnesota - HNN Podcast
  • Michael J.C. Taylor: The Threat to Academic Freedom in North Dakota - HNN Podcast
  • Sarah Vowell: Presidential Assassinations in American History - HNN Podcast
  • Alan Dawley: Is the OAH Ignoring the Iraq War? HNN Podcast
  • Robert Weible: Why Historians Must Begin to Engage the Public - HNN Podcast
  • Mark Feldstein: Why the FBI Came Knocking on My Door Demanding to See the Jack Anderson Papers - HNN Podcast
  • Pamela Cochran: Biblical Feminism (Podcast)

  • David Greenberg: The Conservative Invention of the Liberal Media HNN Podcast
  • Joshua Zeitz: The Catholic-Fundamentalist Alliance Against Communism - HNN Podcast
  • Daniel Williams: The Republican Party and Abortion ... The Role of a Religious Issue in a Partisan Agenda HNN Podcast
  • Paul Kramer: Interviewed about his new book on imperialism - Michael Hill in the Balt Sun, 4-16-06
QUOTED:

  • Douglas Brinkley on FOX News:"Dick Cheney at this point has been - he's one of the great pubic servants in American history - but he's become a liability. You have a President with poll numbers around 35% approval with a Vice President in the 20s. You've got to make a change." - News Hounds, 4-21-06
SPOTTED:

  • Tony Platt will be joining now 90 year-old Martin Dannenberg to discuss his book Bloodlines on May 7, 2006: at 2:00 p.m. at the Enoch Pratt Library in Baltimore and at 6:00 p.m. at Barnes & Noble in Pikesville, Maryland.
  • Simon Schama: Rembrandt writer speaks Wednesday - Rutland Herald, 4-22-06
ON TV:

  • PBS: American Experience,"The Alaska Pipeline" Monday, Apr. 17 @ 9pm - PBS
  • History Channel:"Standing Tall at Auschwitz" Tuesday, Apr. 25, @ 3pm ET/PT
  • History Channel:"Hitler's Lost Plan" Tuesday, Apr. 25, @ 4pm ET/PT
  • History Channel:"Hitler's Family" Tuesday, Apr. 25, @ 5pm ET/PT
  • History Channel:"Hitler's End" Tuesday, Apr. 25, @ 6pm ET/PT
  • History Channel:"Zero Hour The Last Hour of Flight 11," Friday, Apr. 28, @ 8pm ET/PT
  • History Channel:"Grounded on 9/11" Friday, Apr. 28, @ 9pm ET/PT
  • History Channel:"Pacific: The Lost Evidence" Sunday, Apr. 30 @ 4-7pm ET/PT
  • C-Span2, BookTV: Booknotes,: Paul Johnson A History of the American People, Saturday, April 29, @ 8pm - C-Span2, BookTV
SELLING BIG (NYT):

  • Kevin Phillips: American Theocracy, #4 (4 weeks on list) 4-30-06
  • James L. Swanson: Manhunt The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer, #11, (10 weeks on list) 4-30-06
  • Ronald Kessler: Laura Bush: An Intimate Portrait of the First Lady, #16 - 4-30-06
  • Jon Meacham: American Gospel: God, the Founding Fathers, and the Making of a Nation , #18 - 4-30-06
  • Karen Armstrong: The Great Transformation, #21 - 4-30-06
  • Garry Wills: What Jesus Meant, #24 - 4-30-06
  • Doris Kearns Goodwin: Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, #31 - 4-30-06
FUTURE RELEASES:

  • 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:
DEPARTED:

  • Robert Carson: The British Museum's expert in unravelling mysteries of Imperial Rome's coinage (Obit.) - Guardian, 4-18-06


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