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Conversations: James Loewen, "Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong"

On this edition of Conversations, James W. Loewen talks about the reissue of his bestselling book, Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong. Loewen is a bestselling and award-winning author of numerous books about history.


Conversations: George Michelsen Foy, "Run The Storm"

George Michelsen Foy is a former officer on British coastal freighters and holds a US Coast Guard coastal captain’s license. On this edition of Conversations, he talks about his latest book, Run The Storm: A Savage Storm, A Brave Crew, and the Wreck of the SS El Faro. Foy has also written 12 critically acclaimed novels in addition to two other non-fiction books.


Conversations: Elizabeth Partridge, "Boots on the Ground: America's War in Vietnam"

Elizabeth Partridge is a National Book Award finalist, Printz Honor Winner, and author of several nonfiction books for children. On this edition of Conversations, she joins us to talk about her latest young adult book, Boots on the Ground: America’s War in Vietnam.


 

Conversations: Karen Karbo, "In Praise of Difficult Women"

Karen Karbo is the author of multiple award-winning novels, memoirs and works of nonfiction. Her “Kick-Ass Women” series includes Julia Child Rules, How Georgia Became O’Keeffe, and the international bestseller The Gospel According to Coco Chanel. On this edition of Conversations, she joins us to talk about her latest book, In Praise of Difficult Women – Life Lessons From 29 Heroines Who Dared to Break the Rules.


Conversations: Ellen Meacham, "Delta Epiphany - Robert F. Kennedy in Mississippi"

Remembering RFK. This week marks the 50th anniversary of Robert F. Kennedy's death. On April 10, 1967, RFK visited the Mississippi Delta and it had a profound impact on him. On this edition of Conversations, Ellen Meacham joins us to talk about her book, Delta Epiphany: Robert F. Kennedy in Mississippi. Meacham has been a journalist for more than 20 years. Her work has appeared in the New York Times and many other places.


Conversations: Larry Tye, "Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon"

Remembering RFK. Robert F. Kennedy died 50 years ago today, June 6, 1968. To commemorate his passing, on this edition of Conversations, a reissue of my conversation with Larry Tye about his book Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon. Larry Tye is a former award-winning journalist at The Boston Globe. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller Satchel as well as several other books.


Conversations: Marc Perrusquia, "A Spy in Canaan"

Marc Perrusquia is a journalist for The Commercial Appeal, the daily newspaper in Memphis, Tennessee, where he has worked for the past 29 years. He has won numerous awards for both feature writing and investigative reporting. On this edition of Conversations, he joins us to talk about his book, A Spy in Canaan: How the FBI Used a Famous Photographer to Infiltrate the Civil Rights Movement.


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