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Co-founder of The Carlyle Group and patriotic philanthropist David M. Rubenstein takes readers on a sweeping journey across the grand arc of the American story through revealing conversations with our greatest historians.

In these lively dialogues, the biggest names in American history explore the subjects they’ve come to so intimately know and understand.

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Hardcover, 416 pages
Published October 29th 2019 by Simon Schuster
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Gary Schantz I would imagine that Henry Louis Gates Jr should be involved. As a big fan of American history, I have made it a point to read black history as well…moreI would imagine that Henry Louis Gates Jr should be involved. As a big fan of American history, I have made it a point to read black history as well all history. Here is a list that Gates put together of black historians. Unfortunately all of these people are deceased https://www.theroot.com/who-were-the-....
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Co-founder of The Carlyle Group and patriotic philanthropist David M. Rubenstein is the editor of The American Story: Conversations with Master Historians. These conversations were originally discussions with members of Congress in the Congressional Dialogues series, sponsored by the Library of Congress. Throughout the book, Rubenstein demonstrates himself to be a skillful interviewer. Interviewees include David McCullough, Jon Meacham, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Walter Isaacson, Robert Caro, and amo ...more
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“In early 2013, I had a thought that it might be a worthwhile exercise to do a series of interviews with accomplished American historians about their books, in front of an audience principally comprising members of Congress . . . The idea was simply to provide the members with more information about the great leaders and events in our country’s past, with the hope that, in exercising their various responsibilities, our senators and representatives would be more knowledgeable about history and wh ...more
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