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National Archives Hosts Monthly Book Group Discussions In 2008
Press Release ยท Thursday, November 29, 2007

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Washington, DC…The National Archives will hold six book group discussions in 2008. All programs are free and open to the public, and will be held at noon in the National Archives Building Research Center, Room G-24. Please check the Archives Shop (202-357-5271) for book availability and a special discount for book group participants.

Please note: the public should use the National Archives Building’s 700 Pennsylvania Avenue entrance, between 7th and 9th Streets, NW. The National Archives is fully accessible. To request a special accommodation (e.g., sign language interpreter) for a public program please e-mail public.program@nara.gov or call (202) 357-5000 at least two weeks prior to the event.

February 19, 2008
Lindbergh, by A. Scott Berg
From the moment he landed in Paris on May 21, 1927, Lindbergh found himself thrust into the limelight of the media. Berg casts a new light on Lindbergh's childhood; his astonishing flight; the kidnapping of his son; his fascination with Hitler's Germany; and his unsung work in his later years. Author A. Scott Berg is the first and only writer to have been given unrestricted access to the massive Lindbergh archives - more than two thousand boxes of personal papers, including reams of unpublished letters and diaries.

March 18, 2008
These Honored Dead: How the Story of Gettysburg Shaped American Memory, by Thomas A. Desjardin and Robert Pigeon (Editor).
Ever since the battle of Gettysburg ended and Lincoln delivered his fa