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2011 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books - Panel: "American History: Blood & Back Rooms"

Susan Dunn; Jim Newton; Thomas Powers

About the Program

From the 2011 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, a panel entitled "American History: Blood & Back Rooms," featuring Thomas Powers, The Killing of Crazy Horse, Susan Dunn, Roosevelt's Purge: How FDR Fought to Change the Democratic Party, and Jim Newton, Justice for All: Earl Warren and the Nation He Made.  The panel is moderated by author Diane Smith and takes place at Mark Taper Hall on the campus of the University of Southern California

About the Authors

Thomas Powers

Thomas Powers is the author of numerous books, including The Man Who Kept Secrets and Intelligence Wars: American Secret History from Hitler to al-Qaeda.  For more information, visit thekillingofcrazyhorse.com.


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Susan Dunn

Susan Dunn is an arts and humanities professor at William College.  She is the author of several books, including The Three Roosevelts and Jefferson's Second Revolution


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Jim Newton

Jim Newton is the editor-at-large for the Los Angeles Times where he has also worked as a editor, bureau chief and reporter.  He is the author of the soon-to-be published Eisenhower: The White House Years.


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Program Information

2011 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books - Panel: "American History: Blood & Back Rooms"

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  • Saturday, July 23rd at 8am (ET)
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