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15th Anniversary of BookTV from 2012: Interview and Call-in with Jean Edward Smith, "Eisenhower in War and Peace" and David Eisenhower and Julie Nixon Eisenhower, "Going Home to Glory: A Memoir of Life with Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1961-1969"

David Eisenhower; Julie Nixon Eisenhower; Jean Edward Smith

About the Program

In September of 2012 from the 12th annual National Book Festival on the National Mall in Washington, DC, an interview and national viewer phone calls with Jean Edward Smith, Eisenhower in War and Peace and David Eisenhower and Julie Nixon Eisenhower, Going Home to Glory: A Memoir of Life with Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1961-1969.  2013 marks BookTV's 15th anniversary, which debuted on September 12, 1998.

About the Authors

Jean Edward Smith

Jean Edward Smith is the author of numerous books, including John Marshall: Definer of a Nation and Grant, which was a finalist for the 2002 Pulitzer Prize.  He is a political science professor at Marshall University.


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David Eisenhower

David Eisenhower is the grandson of former President Dwight D. Eisenhower.  He is the author of Eisenhower: At War, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in history.  Mr. Eisenhower is the director of the Institute for Public Service at the Annenberg School for Communications, University of Pennsylvania. For more information, visit davidandjulieeisenhower.com.


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Julie Nixon Eisenhower

Julie Nixon Eisenhower is the youngest daughter of former President Richard Nixon and the author of Pat Nixon: The Untold Story.  She is a former writer and assistant managing editor of The Saturday Evening Post.  For more information, visit davidandjulieeisenhower.com.


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Program Information

15th Anniversary of BookTV from 2012: Interview and Call-in with Jean Edward Smith, "Eisenhower in War and Peace" and David Eisenhower and Julie Nixon Eisenhower, "Going Home to Glory: A Memoir of Life with Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1961-1969"

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