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Professor Doug Brinkley. who wrote the book titled Majic Bus: An American Odyssey, stands next to a C-Span bus in 1996. "Booknotes" host and C-Span President, Brian Lamb was so inspired by Brinkley's description of his bus that C-SPAN decided to get…

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Author and former school principal Madeline Cartwright takes a break from her computer to play with her grandson Jared, age 7, and a family friend, Destini, 18 months. On "Booknotes", Ms. Cartwright described how she wrote her book on this bed in…

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Writer Christopher Hitchens working in his preferred location at Timberlakes bar near Dupont Circle in Washington, D.C. When the jukebox was playing, Mr. Hitchens said, his concentration improved.

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Stanley Crouch writes in his apartment on West 11th Street in Greenwich Village. An avid jazz lover, Mr. Crouch surrounds himself when he works with the music and photos of Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, and Louis Armstrong.

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The view of New York City's Harlem neighborhood from Albert Murray's window.

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Albert Murray in his Harlem apartment with his yellow legal pads and the music cassettes he listened to as he wrote. It was here that Mr. Murray wrote nine books starting in 1962.

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Dr. Douglas Brinkley is interviewed as part of the Booknotes Oral History Project on 11 December 2014. Dr. Brinkley discusses his appearance on C-SPAN's Booknotes program on 18 April 1993, where he discussed his book The Majic Bus: An American…

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Frank Rich is interviewed as part of the Booknotes Oral History Project on 6 February 2015. Mr. Rich discusses his appearance on C-SPAN's Booknotes program on 10 December 2000, where discussed his book "Ghost Light: A Memoir".

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Jean Strouse is interviewed as part of the Booknotes Oral History Project on 15 January 2015. Ms. Strouse discusses her appearance on C-SPAN's Booknotes program on 23 May 1999, where she discussed her book "Morgan: American Financier."

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Carl Cannon is interviewed as part of the Booknotes Oral History Project on 12 January 2015. Mr. Cannon discusses his appearance on C-SPAN's Booknotes program on 28 December 2003, where he discussed his book "The Pursuit of Happiness in Times of…

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Colman McCarthy is interviewed as part of the Booknotes Oral History Project on 24 October 2014. Mr. McCarthy discusses his appearance on C-SPAN's Booknotes program on 31 July 1994, where he discussed his book "All of One Peace: Essays on…

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Jon Katz is interviewed as part of the Booknotes Oral History Project on 23 October 2014. Mr. Katz discusses his appearance on C-SPAN's Booknotes program on 23 March 1997, where he discussed his book "Virtuous Reality: How America Surrendered…
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