The American story, conversations with master historians, David M Rubenstein ; foreword by Librarian of Congress, Carla Hayden
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  • The American story, conversations with master historians, David M Rubenstein ; foreword by Librarian of Congress, Carla Hayden
Main title
  • The American story
Sub title
  • conversations with master historians
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  • David M Rubenstein ; foreword by Librarian of Congress, Carla Hayden
Variant title
  • Conversations with master historians
Language
  • eng
Summary
  • "In these lively dialogues, the biggest names in American history explore the subjects they've come to so intimately know and understand. -- David McCullough on John Adams -- Jon Meacham on Thomas Jefferson -- Ron Chernow on Alexander Hamilton -- Walter Isaacson on Benjamin Franklin -- Doris Kearns Goodwin on Abraham Lincoln -- A. Scott Berg on Charles Lindbergh -- Taylor Branch on Martin Luther King -- Robert Caro on Lyndon B. Johnson -- Bob Woodward on Richard Nixon --And many others, including a special conversation with Chief Justice John Roberts Through his popular program The David Rubenstein Show, David Rubenstein has established himself as one of our most thoughtful interviewers. Now, in The American Story, David captures the brilliance of our most esteemed historians, as well as the souls of their subjects. The book features introductions by Rubenstein as well a foreword by Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden, the first woman and the first African American to lead our national library. Richly illustrated with archival images from the Library of Congress, the book is destined to become a classic for serious readers of American history. Through these captivating exchanges, these bestselling and Pulitzer Prize-winning authors offer fresh insight on pivotal moments from the Founding Era to the late 20th century."--, Provided by publisher
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  • illustrations
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  • non fiction
OCLC Number
  • 1127065853
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  • Thorndike Press large print nonfiction
Table of contents
  • Introduction by David M. Rubenstein -- Jack D. Warren Jr. on George Washington -- David McCollough on John Adams -- Jon Meacham on Thomas Jefferson -- Ron Chernow on Alexander Hamilton -- Walter Isaacson on Benjamin Franklin -- Cokie Roberts on founding mothers -- Doris Kearns Goodwin on Abraham Lincoln -- A. Scott Berg on Charles Lindbergh -- Jay Winik on Franklin Delano Roosevelt -- Jean Edward Smith on Dwight D. Eisenhower -- Richard Reeves on John F. Kennedy -- Taylor Branch on Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement -- Robert A. Caro on Lyndon B. Johnson -- Bob Woodward on Richard M. Nixon and executive power -- H. W. Brands on Ronald Reagan -- Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. on the U.S. Supreme Court
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