Andrew O'Hagan on Samuel Johnson
Andrew O'Hagan talks to Sasha Weiss about Samuel Johnson's various and contradictory character, how his Rambler essays shaped our notions of literary talent and professional authorship, and why, in his tercentenary year, Johnson remains essential reading.
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Charles Wright Reads Selected Sestets and Other Poems
Charles Wright reads from his recent collection, Sestets, and talks to Sasha Weiss about the importance of landscape in his work, his writing process, and how he came to experiment with the six-line form.
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Cathleen Schine on Gail Collins
Cathleen Schine speaks with Sasha Weiss about Gail Collins's book When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of American Women from 1960 to the Present, and about the victories and failures of the women's movement.
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Deborah Eisenberg on Skylark
Deborah Eisenberg reads from Skylark, a Hungarian novel recently republished by NYRB Classics, and talks with Sasha Weiss about why it's one of the most perfect novels she's encountered.
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Dan Chiasson on Lydia Davis
Dan Chiasson reads from The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis, which he reviewed in the April 29, 2010 issue of The New York Review, and talks to Gabriel Winslow-Yost about accidental greatness, lonely translators, and reading at stoplights.
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Charles Rosen Plays Chopin
Charles Rosen plays the music of Frédéric Chopin and talks to Chris Carroll about the composer's surprising radicalism and the critical controversy surrounding his work, the mysterious spianato style, and whether there is a right way to play Chopin's music.
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Derek Walcott, Two Poems
Poet Derek Walcott recites "Fare Well" by Walter de la Mare, and reads "The Hulls of White Yachts," from his latest collection White Egrets.
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Robert Gottlieb on Charles Dickens
Robert Gottlieb speaks to Andrew Martin about Charles Dickens's troubled life, his best and worst novels, and how to read without editing.
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Meet the Writers: Rebecca Stead
Steve Bertrand talks with 2010 Newbery Medal Winner Rebecca Stead, author of When You Reach Me.
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Meet the Writers: James E. McGreevey
The former New Jersey governor discusses The Confession, his memoir about becoming openly gay while still in office.
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Analysis of 2010 midterm elections: Vanderbilt experts
[Vanderbilt has a 24/7 video and audio studio with a dedicated fiber optic line and ISDN line. Use of the TV studio with Vanderbilt experts is free, except for reserving fiber time.] Voters didn’t always look at incumbents’ political records: The continued weak economy, widespread public distrust and massive spending by special interest groups allkeep reading »
Author(s): Ann Marie Deer Owens

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Quickstep of the Eleventh Indiana Volunteers (page 1)
Cover illustration: Portrait of Col. Dan Macauly.,Composed for the piano
Author(s): Schonacker, H. J. (Hubert J.) [composer]

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Old Union Wagon (page 3)
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Is Our Banner Still Advancing? (page 4)
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Terre Haute & Richmond Railroad Schedule for the Funeral Ceremonies of the Late President Lincoln!
The poster lists the schedule for special trains to Indianapolis for people wanting to participate in Lincoln's funeral ceremonies on Sunday, April 30, 1865.,Appears in Destination Indiana Accession #1957.0117. The broadside measures 14 x 9 1/4 in.
Author(s): Wood, Charles ; Ricker, R. E.

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Monday 22nd August [1864]
Fanny Chamberlain is sick and the doctor believes her illness is due to overindulgence in grief. The paper reported that state authorities in Indianapolis have seized 21 boxes of arms sent there for the use of the Sons of Liberty, a disloyal organization that wants to overthrow the government. Marie says they are becoming very outspoken in their treason.,Monday 22nd August [1864]
Clear and more
pleasant. We washed. Cecile went
up to see Fanny Chamberlain she is
sick, the Doctor

Author(s): Brandt, Marie Ester, 1823-1915

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Morton Letter to Andrew Johnson, 1865 (page 2)
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To grant them a pardon would in
my judgement be most unfortunate. Or
to let the cases pass by as if under ad=
visement, or involved in doubt, would
be scarcely less detrimental. They have
already reposed too long. But
after looking over the whole ground and
consulting many of the soundest friends
of the Government, I have come to the
conclusion that the demands of public
justice and public interest would be


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Exploring religions and cultures
This course is an introduction to anthropology through an exploration of western and non-western cultures and religions. The course is designed to explore the meanings and values associated to rituals, beliefs, religious and cultural practices as to enable student to explore the themes and theories that underpin a degree in social anthropology.
Author(s): Dr Angels Trias i Valls, Regent's College

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Internationalisation good practice: The inclusive curriculum and ‘Internationalisation at Home’
This theme includes papers and articles which explore the meanings attributed to key phrases and attempt to define key concepts within the field of internationalisation as it relates specifically to learning, teaching and assessment practice and curriculum design and delivery in higher education. Many contributions provide concrete examples of activities to support multicultural learning and embed international dimensions in curricula. The student voice is apparent in research that engages stude
Author(s): Caruana, Viv

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Souvenirs et avenir de l'Assurance Maladie

Le modèle social français est caractérisé par: la langue, l'héritage historique et culturel, la laïcité et la sécurité sociale. L'histoire de cette dernière est rappelée, comparée aux autres systèmes existants et son avenir est évoqué.

La conférence a été donnée à l'Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2 dans le cadre du cycle de conférences "L'invité du Mercredi" / Saison 2009-2010
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