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Conversations: Karen Cox, "No Common Ground: Confederate Monuments and the Ongoing Fight for Racial Justice"

On this edition of Conversations, Karen L. Cox talks with host Dan Skinner about “No Common Ground: Confederate Monuments and the Ongoing Fight for Racial Justice.” Cox is an award-winning historian, Distinguished Lecturer for the Organization of American Historians, and professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She is the author of three previous books about Southern history.


Conversations: Susan McClelland, "Boy From Buchenwald: The True Story of a Holocaust Survivor"

On this edition of Conversations, Susan McClelland talks with host Dan Skinner about “Boy from Buchenwald: The True Story of a Holocaust Survivor,” which she co-wrote along with Robbie Waisman. McClelland is an award-winning investigative journalist and author. Her previous books include “Bite of the Mango” and “Every Falling Star."


Conversations: Scott Ellsworth, "The Ground Breaking: An American City and Its Search for Justice"

On this edition of Conversations, Scott Ellsworth talks with host Dan Skinner about “The Ground Breaking: An American City and Its Search for Justice.” Ellsworth is a New York Times bestselling author, who has also written about American history for “The New York Times,” “The Washington Post,” and the “Los Angeles Times.” Formerly a historian at the Smithsonian Institution, he is also the author of “The World Beneath Their Feet” and “Death

Conversations: Miriam Udel, "Honey on the Page - A Treasury of Yiddish Children's Literature"

On this edition of Conversations, Miriam Udel talks with host Dan Skinner about “Honey on the Page: A Treasury of Yiddish Children’s Literature,” which she edited and translated. Udel is a rabbi and associate professor of Yiddish language, literature, and culture at Emory University, where she studies the Jewish encounter with modernity. 


Conversations: Hans Aschim, "How to Go Anywhere (And Not Get Lost) - A Guide to Navigation for Young Adventurers"

On this editon of Conversations, Hans Aschim talks with host Dan Skinner about “How to Go Anywhere (And Not Get Lost) – A Guide to Navigation for Young Adventurers.” Aschim is a writer and world traveler. His writing assignments have taken him around the world on a range of adventures—from trekking in the Arctic Circle to surfing in the Maldives. His book explores the history of navigation.  


Conversations: Michael J. Gerhardt, "Lincoln's Mentors: The Education of a Leader"

On this edition of Conversations, Michael J. Gerhardt talks with host Dan Skinner about “Lincoln’s Mentors: The Education of a Leader.” Gerhardt is a professor of Jurisprudence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Among his many credits, he has testified more than 20 times before Congress.

Conversations: Dan Pucci & Graig Cavallo, "American Cider: A Modern Guide to a Historic Beverage"

On this edition of Conversations, Dan Pucci and Graig Cavallo talk with host Dan Skinner about "American Cider: A Modern Guide to a Historic Beverage." Pucci is one of the nation's leading cider experts. He was the founding beverage director at New York City's first cider bar and restaurant, and has since traveled the country in a continued pursuit of cider education, awareness, and research.

Conversations: David O. Stewart, "George Washington: The Political Rise of America's Founding Father"

On this edition of Conversations, David O. Stewart talks with host Dan Skinner about “George Washington: The Political Rise of America’s Founding Father.” Stewart turned to writing after a career practicing constitutional and criminal law in Washington, DC. He is a national bestselling and award-winning author of four previous books on American history and three historical novels.


 

Conversations: Michelle Commander, "Unsung: Unheralded Narratives of American Slavery & Abolition"

On this edition of Conversations, Michelle D. Commander talks with host Dan Skinner about “UNSUNG: Unheralded Narratives of American Slavery & Abolition.” Commander is Associate Director and Curator of the Lapidus Center at Harlem, New York’s Schomburg Center. The book features slave and abolition narratives that provide a bigger picture of slaves' lives and efforts to end slavery. 

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