Previous Programs

Programs include a wide variety of events, including lectures, book talks, theatrical and musical presentations, and film showings. Watch many of these programs by selecting from the list below.

previous programs

Annette Gordon-Reed, David W. Blight, and Peter S. Onuf; a manuscript used during Rethinking the Tablescape; Black Girlhood by Nazera Wright; Moses Goods in My Name is ʻŌpūkahaʻia; Jim Moran and Jill Lepore


 

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06/15/2021
  • Vincent Brown and Marjoleine Kars
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06/10/2021 Headshot of David Mills
  • David Mills
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05/27/2021 Laura Heffernan and Rachel Buurma
  • Laura Heffernan and Rachel Buurma
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05/25/2021 Cooper text
  • Cooper Bicentennial Conference
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05/18/2021 Headshot of Wendy Bellion
  • Wendy Bellion
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05/06/2021 Headshot of Thomas Gilbert
  • Thomas Gilbert
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04/29/2021 Koritha Mitchell
  • Koritha Mitchell
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04/21/2021 marbling sample
  • Melanie Cataldo
03/25/2021 Headshot of Lucas Dietrich.
  • Lucas Dietrich
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03/16/2021 Manisha Sinha
  • Manisha Sinha
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02/25/2021 Megan Rosenbloom
  • Megan Rosenbloom
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02/15/2021 Scott Casper
  • Scott Casper
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02/04/2021 Laura Wasowicz
  • Laura Wasowicz
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01/12/2021 Craig Dworkin
  • Craig Dworkin
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12/03/2020
  • Brigitte Fielder
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12/02/2020 Ben Mutschler
  • Ben Mutschler
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11/13/2020 Rachel Beth Sayet
  • Rachel Beth Sayet
11/12/2020 Rodrigo Lazo
  • Rodrigo Lazo
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11/05/2020 Honorée Fanonne Jeffers
  • Honorée Fanonne Jeffers
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10/29/2020 Adam Gordon
  • Adam Gordon
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10/22/2020 Alan Taylor
  • Alan Taylor
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10/15/2020 Annie Bissett, Diane Glancy, and TaraShea Nesbit
  • Annie Bissett, Diane Glancy, and TaraShea Nesbit
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10/13/2020 Noah Newman to John Cotton, March 14, 1676. Curwen Family Papers, AAS
  • Ashley Cataldo and Meredith Neuman
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10/07/2020 Revere copper pot
  • CHAViC Symposium
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09/30/2020
  • Daniel Mandell
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09/24/2020
  • Jessica Pressman
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09/17/2020 David Paul Nord, Sarah Schuetze, and Kelly Wisecup
  • David Paul Nord, Sarah Schuetze, and Kelly Wisecup
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07/30/2020
  • Jonathan Senchyne
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07/23/2020 Nicholas Basbanes
  • Nicholas Basbanes
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07/14/2020
  • Richard Bell
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06/25/2020
  • Glenda Goodman
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06/08/2020
  • Karen Sánchez-Eppler
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06/04/2020
  • Allison K. Lange in conversation with Allison Horrocks and Mary Mahoney
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05/28/2020
  • Derrick R. Spires
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03/10/2020
  • Mitch Kachun
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11/19/2019
  • Robert McCracken Peck
11/05/2019
  • Jessie Morgan-Owens
10/24/2019 Manisha Sinha
  • Manisha Sinha in conversation with Richard D. Brown
10/08/2019 Moses Goods
  • Moses Goods, Noelani Arista and John Demos
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10/03/2019
  • T.H. Breen
09/26/2019 Mark Peterson
  • Mark Peterson
05/21/2019
  • Nazera Wright
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05/02/2019 Jill Lepore
  • Jill Lepore
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04/16/2019 Patrick Sperro
  • Patrick Spero
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04/02/2019 Judith Kalalora
  • Judith Kalalora
03/19/2019 Will Slauter
  • Will Slauter
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11/27/2018 Christine DeLucia
  • Christine DeLucia
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11/13/2018 Nat Philbrick, credit Ellen Warner
  • Nathaniel Philbrick
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10/25/2018 Mary Beth Norton. Photo: Daniel Waters
  • Mary Beth Norton
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05/31/2018
  • David W. Blight
  • Annette Gordon-Reed
  • Peter S. Onuf
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05/15/2018 Nym Cooke and American Harmony Performance
  • Nym Cooke and American Harmony
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05/01/2018 Peter Onuf
  • Peter Onuf
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04/24/2018 Sari Altschuler
  • Sari Altschuler
04/10/2018 Andrew O’Shaugnessy
  • Andrew O’Shaugnessy
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11/16/2017 Melanie Kiechle
  • Melanie Kiechle
11/07/2017 James Alexander Dun. Photo Credit: Sameer Khan
  • James Alexander Dun
10/26/2017 Robert A. Gross
  • Robert A. Gross
10/12/2017 David Silverman
  • David Silverman
10/03/2017 Judith Kalaora
  • Judith Kalaora
09/26/2017 Steven C. Bullock
  • Steven C. Bullock
06/27/2017 Logo for Declaring Independence Then and Now
  • Narrated by William Fowler
06/06/2017 Matthew Mason
  • Mathew Mason
05/18/2017 Gigi Barnhill
  • Georgia B. Barnhill
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05/02/2017 Manisha Sinha
  • Manisha Sinha
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04/25/2017 Gwendolyn Quezaire-Presutti
  • Gwendolyn Quezaire-Presutti
04/20/2017 Sergey Antonov
  • Sergey Antonov
04/11/2017 Richard D. Brown
  • Richard D. Brown
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03/30/2017 Gregory Nobles
  • Gregory Nobles
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03/16/2017 Ezra Greenspan
  • Ezra Greenspan
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11/15/2016 Patrick Rael
  • Patrick Rael
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11/03/2016 Patricia Crain
  • Patricia Crain
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10/27/2016 Eric Foner
  • Eric Foner
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10/13/2016 Caleb Smith
  • Caleb Smith
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10/04/2016 JL Bell
  • J.L. Bell
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06/09/2016 Nathaniel Philbrick, credit Ellen Warner
  • Nathaniel Philbrick
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05/19/2016 T.H. Breen
  • T.H. Breen
04/29/2016 David and Ginger Hildebrand
  • Ginger Hildebrand
  • David Hildebrand
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04/14/2016 Black Print Unbound book cover
  • Eric Gardner
11/20/2015 Wendy Bellion
  • Wendy Bellion
11/17/2015 Nicole Cooley and Maureen Cummins
  • Nicole Cooley
  • Maureen Cummins
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11/05/2015 Robert Allison
  • Robert Allison
10/23/2015 Revolution: Mapping the Road to American Independence. Book cover
  • Richard H. Brown
10/23/2015
  • Honorée Fanonne Jeffers
  • Ann Lovett
  • Stephen O'Connor
10/22/2015 Linda K. Kerber
  • Linda K. Kerber
10/08/2015 Living at the City’s Green Edge: Bancroft Heights, A Planned Neighborhood in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Susan McDaniel Ceccacci
05/21/2015 Harley, Anne D. M., Olav Chris Henriksen, and Na’ama Lion
  • Anne Harley
  • Olav Chris Henriksen
  • Na’ama Lion
05/12/2015 Matthew Stewart
  • Matthew Stewart
04/23/2015 NEH Logo
  • Elizabeth Dillon
  • Lisa Wilson
  • Kyle Volk
04/09/2015 Richard Wightman Fox
  • Richard Wightman Fox
04/02/2015 Louis P. Masur by Nick Lacy
  • Louis P. Masur
11/06/2014 Cindy Lobel
  • Cindy Lobel
10/24/2014 The Chains of Liberty
10/16/2014 Mary Babson Fuhrer
  • Mary Babson Fuhrer
10/06/2014 Meredith McGill
  • Meredith McGill
09/12/2014 Susan Schulten. Photo credit: Elizabeth Escobedo
  • Susan Schulten
05/29/2014 Tess Taylor
  • Tess Taylor
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05/13/2014 Thomas Doughton
  • Thomas Doughton
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04/10/2014 Benjamin Franklin’s “Way to Wealth"
  • Kenneth Carpenter
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03/25/2014
11/12/2013  Nicholas Basbanes
  • Nicholas Basbanes
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11/07/2013 Richard Bushman
  • Richard Bushman
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10/22/2013 Mary Kelley
  • Mary Kelley
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10/18/2013 Harold Holzer
  • Harold Holzer
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10/03/2013 Kate Carney
  • Kate Carney
06/06/2013 Nancy Rubin Stuart
  • Nancy Rubin Stewart
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05/23/2013 Ellen Garvey
  • Ellen Garvey
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05/14/2013 Amy Brill
  • Amy Brill
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05/09/2013 Amy Hughes
  • Amy Hughes
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05/02/2013 Nat Philbrick, credit Ellen Warner
  • Nathaniel Philbrick
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04/24/2013 Jeffrey Hatcher
  • Jeffrey Hatcher
12/13/2012 Martha Elena Rojas
  • Martha Elena Rojas
11/01/2012 David Blight
  • David Blight
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10/25/2012 Patricia Nelson Limerick. Photo Credit: Honey Ashenbrenner
  • Patricia Nelson Limerick
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10/16/2012 David Hildebrand
  • David Hildebrand
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10/12/2012 Alan Taylor
  • Alan Taylor
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09/28/2012 Vincent Carretta
  • Vincent Carretta
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06/05/2012 Jill Lepore
  • Jill Lepore
05/22/2012 Bloom, Fortunato, and Rupert
  • Peter H. Bloom
  • D'Anna Fortunato
  • Mary Jane Rupert
04/19/2012 Philip Gura
  • Philip F. Gura
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04/05/2012 Gordon Wood
  • Gordon S. Wood
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11/15/2011
  • Carolyn Eastman
11/03/2011 David Jaffee
  • David Jaffee
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10/25/2011 Joseph Ellis. Photo Credit: Dorothy Greco
  • Joseph J. Ellis
10/20/2011 John Demos
  • John P. Demos
10/13/2011 Adam Goodheart
  • Adam Goodheart
05/24/2011 David Reynolds
  • David S. Reynolds
05/12/2011 James and Lois Horton
  • James Oliver Horton
  • Lois E. Horton
04/19/2011 Joshua Kendall
  • Joshua C. Kendall
04/05/2011 Benjamin Carp
  • Benjamin L. Carp
11/16/2010 John Hench
  • John B. Hench
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11/09/2010 Paul Finkelman
  • Paul Finkelman
10/21/2010 Laurel Thatcher Ulrich. Photo credit: Jim Harrison
  • Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
10/12/2010 Marla R. Miller
  • Marla R. Miller
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09/28/2010 Ilyon Woo
  • Ilyon Woo
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09/16/2010 Nathaniel Philbrick credit Ellen Warner
  • Nathaniel Philbrick
06/03/2010 T.H. Breen
  • T.H. Breen
05/18/2010 Lori D. Ginzberg
  • Lori D. Ginzberg
05/04/2010 Walter Woodward
  • Walter Woodward
04/22/2010 Ezra Greenspan
  • Ezra Greenspan
04/15/2010 Gordon Wood
  • Gordon S. Wood
04/14/2010 Jill Lepore and Jim Leach
  • Jim Leach
  • Jill Lepore
11/17/2009 Lauren Weber
  • Lauren Weber
11/06/2009 David S. Reynolds
  • David S. Reynolds
11/03/2009 Kevin Radaker in costume as Thoreau
  • Kevin Radaker
  • Edmund A. Schofield
10/28/2009 Bruce Ronda
  • Bruce Ronda
10/22/2009 William W. Freehling
  • William W. Freehling
10/16/2009 Joshua Brown
  • Joshua Brown
05/06/2009 Martha A. Sandweiss
  • Martha A. Sandweiss
04/21/2009 Ira Stoll
  • Ira Stoll
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04/07/2009 Jill Lepore and Jane Kamensky
  • Jill Lepore
  • Jane Kamensky
11/14/2008 Patricia Crain
  • Patricia Crain
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11/13/2008 Scott Casper
  • Scott Casper
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10/23/2008 David Brion Davis. Photo Credit: Harold Shapiro/Yale University
  • David Brion Davis
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10/14/2008 David Nord
  • David Paul Nord
10/02/2008 Jane Kamensky
  • Jane Kamensky
09/25/2008 Nancy Rubin Stuart
  • Nancy Rubin Stuart
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05/22/2008 Ginger Strand. Photo Credit: Orianna Riley
  • Ginger Strand
05/13/2008 Patricia Cline Cohen, Tim Gilfoyle, and Helen Horowitz
  • Patricia Cline Cohen
  • Tim Gilfoyle
  • Helen Horowitz
05/06/2008 Graham Russell Gao Hodges and Gary B. Nash
  • Graham Russell Gao Hodges
  • Gary B. Nash
04/15/2008 Stephen Mihm
  • Stephen Mihm
11/15/2007 Philip F. Gura
  • Philip F. Gura
11/08/2007 Karen Ordahl Kupperman and Walter Woodward
  • Karen Ordahl Kupperman
  • Walter Woodward
10/18/2007 William S. McFeely
  • William S. McFeely
09/18/2007 Portrait of John Quincy Adams
  • Jim Cooke
  • Lynn Parsons
06/21/2007 Wayne Franklin
  • Wayne Franklin
04/24/2007 Debby Applegate
  • Debby Applegate
04/10/2007 Robert E. Bonner
  • Robert E. Bonner
03/10/2007 Laurel Thatcher Ulrich. Photo credit: Jim Harrison
  • Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
01/19/2007 Three actors dressed as Isaiah Thomas, Abby Kelley Foster and John Gough
  • Isaiah Thomas
  • Abby Kelley Foster
  • John B. Gough
11/07/2006 Nathaniel Philbrick. Photo credit: Ellen Warner
  • Nathaniel Philbrick
11/02/2006 David Roderick. Photo Credit: Victoria Remler
  • David Roderick
10/19/2006 Ellen R. Cohn
  • Ellen R. Cohn
10/18/2006 Martin E. Marty
  • Martin E. Marty
06/16/2006 David S. Shields
  • David S. Shields
05/15/2006 Catherine Allgor
  • Catherine Allgor
05/09/2006 Gordon S. Wood
  • Gordon S. Wood
04/25/2006 Richard Wightman Fox
  • Richard Wightman Fox
04/18/2006
  • Michael Fox Kennedy
03/14/2006 Scott Sandage
  • Scott Sandage
06/10/2005 Sandra Gustafson
  • Sandra Gustafson
05/19/2005 David Paul Nord
  • David Paul Nord
05/03/2005 Nathaniel Philbrick. Photo credit: Ellen Warner
  • Nathaniel Philbrick
04/07/2005 Bill Meikle as Franklin. Photo by Susan Wilson
  • Bill Meikle
03/31/2005 Gordon S. Wood
  • Gordon S. Wood
11/19/2004 Philip F. Gura
  • Philip F. Gura
10/22/2004 Bernard Bailyn. Photo Credit Jon Chase
  • Bernard Bailyn
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05/20/2004 Nicole Cooley. Photo Credit: Lisa Kolberg
  • Nicole Cooley
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04/15/2004 Barbara Weisberg
  • Barbara Weisberg
03/23/2004 Robert E. Shalhope
  • Robert E. Shalhope
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12/02/2003 Renée Sentilles
  • Renée Sentilles
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11/06/2003 Gregory Nobles
  • Gregory Nobles
10/21/2003 James Sidbury
  • James Sidbury
10/18/2003 Clay Jenkinson
  • Clay Jenkinson
05/01/2003 Philip F. Gura
  • Philip F. Gura
04/22/2003 Jeremy Black
  • Jeremy Black
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10/24/2002
  • Ellen Miles
10/17/2002 Robert A. Gross
  • Robert A. Gross
09/24/2002 Helen Horowitz
  • Helen Horowitz
05/14/2002 David Silverman
  • David Silverman
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05/08/2002 Patricia Cline Cohen
  • Patricia Cline Cohen
04/16/2002 Jill Lepore
  • Jill Lepore
04/10/2002 Ray Raphael
  • Ray Raphael
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04/03/2002 Nicholas A. Basbanes
  • Nicholas A. Basbanes
02/26/2002 Jill Lepore
  • Jill Lepore
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11/27/2001 Benjamin Reiss
  • Benjamin Reiss
10/23/1999 David Hall
  • David Hall
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09/22/1998 Patricia Cline Cohen
  • Patricia Cline Cohen
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02/26/1998 Jill Lepore
  • Jill Lepore
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