They discuss their collection of historical documents from early U.S. history through modern times. The Institute, founded in 1994, is located in New York City and is dedicated to the study of American history.
After Words: David Rothkopf, author of Running the World: The Inside Story of the National Security Council and the Architects of American Power is interviewed by Bamford, who wrote the Puzzle Palace.
C-span’s highlights include
1. Sen. Robert Byrd speaks at the National Archives about his new book, “Child of the Appalachian Coalfields.”
2. Jim Powell’s “Wilson’s War: How Woodrow Wilson’s Great Blunder Led to Hitler, Lenin, Stalin & World War II”
3. Eric Rauchway’s “Murdering McKinley: The Making of Theo. Roosevelt’s America.
Pre-War: Whitney’s The WMD Mirage, Borewich’s Bound for Canaan on the Underground Railroad, Powell’s Wilson’s War, Leff’s Buried by the Times (discussing the the Times’s treatment of the Holocaust.
Post-War: Williams’ Engineering Peace, Anderson’s The Fall of Baghdad.
Michael Hilzik discusssesThe Plot Against Social Security Sunday evening.
C-Span’s follows Robert Byrd (10:30 Saturday evening) (with Theodore Dalyrmple at 11:15. Author of Our Culture, What’s Left of It: The Mandarin and the Masses (& omnipresent writer in conservative journals, such as City Journal. I suspect that both may argue we’re going to hell in a handbasket but surely for different reasons.
A bad time (4:15 a.m. Sunday) for what will probably be a charming presentation by Michelle Feynman of her editio of her father’s letters.
Check it out & have a good Weekend.