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    • Martin Cruz Smith interview

    • World War, 1939-1945 - Japan - Tokyo - Fiction; Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941 - Fiction; Americans - Japan - Fiction; Tokyo (Japan) - Fiction
    • Martin Cruz Smith discusses his book, “December 6.” He begins by sharing that his uncle was a fireman on the Arizona and survived the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7th, 1941. He then discusses the plot of the book and the protagonist,...
    • Daryl Cumber Dance interview

    • Mecklenburg Six (Group); Mecklenburg Correctional Center (Va.); Prisoners - Virginia - Biography; Fugitives from justice - Virginia - Biography; Escapes - Virginia - Case studies; African Americans - Folklore
    • Daryl Cumber Dance discusses her book, “Long Gone.” She begins by explaining that her book is about the 6 escaped death row inmates from Mecklenburg Prison in 1984, and other tales of black escape folklore. She talks about teaching at the...
    • Gary Gach interview, 2003 August

    • Buddhism
    • Gary Gach discusses his book, “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Buddhism.” He begins by explaining that there are over 5 million Buddhists in the world, and many people convert because it is compatible with the beliefs of different religions. ...
    • Flora Fraser interview, 2005

    • George III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820 - Family; Charlotte, Queen, Consort of Frederick I, King of Wurttemberg, 1766-1828; Augusta Sophia, Princess, daughter of George III, King of Great Britain, 1768-1840; Elizabeth, Princess of England,...
    • Flora Fraser discusses her book, “Princesses.” She begins by describing the kingship of King George III of England and his six daughters. She shows all 6 girls’ portraits from the book and gives background information on each of their...
    • Michael Kantor and Laurence Maslon interview

    • Musicals - New York (State) - New York - History and criticism
    • Michael Kantor and Laurence Maslon discuss their book, “Broadway.” They begin by explaining that the book is a result of a 6 week PBS special on Broadway musicals. They talk about the early history of musicals, including the first performer...
    • Diana Von Welanetz Wentworth interview, 2001

    • Von Welanetz Wentworth, Diana, 1941-; Spiritualists - United States - Biography; Food writers - United States - Biography; Love - Miscellanea
    • Diana Von Welanetz Wentworth discusses her biography, “Send Me Someone.” She begins by explaining how the book is about how she overcame the loss of her husband Paul Von Welanetz. She had met him in the lobby of a hotel in Hong Kong when she...
    • Michelle Moran interview, 2007

    • Nefertiti, Queen of Egypt, 14th cent. B.C. - Fiction; Akhenaton, King of Egypt - Fiction; Queens - Egypt - Fiction; Egypt - History - Eighteenth dynasty, ca. 1570-1320 B.C. - Fiction; Egypt - Kings and rulers - Fiction
    • Michelle Moran discusses her novel, “Nefertiti.” She begins by giving background information on the early life of Nefertiti. Nefertiti married Amenhotep who changed his name to Akhenaton, and eventually became the Pharaoh of Thebes. Moran...
    • Bob Stone interview, 2003 July

    • Administrative agencies - United States - Management; Organizational change - United States; United States - Armed Forces - Management; United States - Politics and government
    • Bob Stone talks about his autobiography, “Confessions of a Civil Servant.” He begins by talking about how he moved from Washington D.C. to Los Angeles and did research forecasting and predicting the needs of the army. He explains that he...
    • Sheneska Jackson interview, 1996

    • African American singers - California - Los Angeles - Fiction; Los Angeles (Calif.) - Fiction
    • Sheneska Jackson discusses her novel, “Caught Up In the Rapture.” The novel is about 2 young women who live in a bad part of South Central Los Angeles and follow their dreams of being in the music business. She talks about how the record...
    • Frank McCourt interview, 2001 January 6

    • Irish Americans - Biography; New York (N.Y.) - Biography
    • Frank McCourt discusses his book, "'Tis." He shares the story of a bartender who encouraged him to visit the library on 42nd Street in New York, New York to read works by Samuel Johnson. McCourt describes his time in the army and later at New...

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