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Jon Katz in front of Thomas Paine's cottage in New Rochelle, New York. The house is run by the Huguenot Historical Society and is the site of Paine's original grave. In his book Virtuous Reality, Jon Katz tells us how some of Paine's bones were dug…

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Jon Katz in front of Thomas Paine's cottage in New Rochelle, New York. The house is run by the Huguenot Historical Society and is the site of Paine's original grave. In his book Virtuous Reality, Jon Katz tells us how some of Paine's bones were dug…

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Ron Chernow stands next to a bust of John D. Rockefeller at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C.

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David Levering Lewis in his New York City apartment. On the desk is a miniature of Winged Victory - a favorite sculpture of W.E.B. Du Bois.

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James Tobin at the Ernie Pyle exhibit at the Newseum in Rosslyn, Virginia.

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Robert Merry stands in the living room of Joseph Alsop's former Georgetown house. Here the Alsops entertained journalists, presidents, and many other Washington notables.

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Blanche Wiesen Cook with the statue of Eleanor Roosevelt which stands in Riverside Park in New York City. The sculpture was crafted by Penelope Jencks and was dedicated by Hillary Clinton on October 5, 1996.

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Katharine Graham in her Georgetown home where she wrote her Pulitzer Prize-winning autobiography, Personal History.

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Lloyd Kramer at a monument dedicated to the American Revolution in Lafayette Square Park in Washington, D.C.

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Lloyd Kramer, with the White House behind him, sits in the park named for the Marquis de Lafayette.

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Anita Hill and her nephew Eric Fennell inside the American Jazz Museum in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Anita Hill signs an autograph in Kansas City, Missouri, as her nephew Eric Fennell looks on.
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