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Chet Huntley, Marc Connelly, and Abe Fortas

Monday, November 04, 1968

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Opens with talk by Chet Huntley, NBC news anchorman and author of "The Generous Years: Remembrances of a Frontier Boyhood." He speaks about his boyhood in Montana. He delights the audience ...

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Louis Auchincloss, William Atwood, and Leo Rosten

Monday, January 16, 1967

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Maurice Dolbier introduces attorney and author Louis Auchincloss, who discusses his the publication of his recent book of short stories, "Tales of Manhattan." Auchincloss discusses some of his works, including a ...

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Robert Crichton, Cornelia Otis Skinner, and Garson Kanin

Monday, January 16, 1967

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Maurice Dolbier introduces the day's first speaker, Robert Crichton, who discusses what made him decide to write about the people in a small town in Italy in the book "The Secret ...

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Rowland Evans and Robert Novak, Rebecca West, and Sam Levenson

Monday, October 17, 1966

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Rowland Evans and Robert Novak discuss their biography of President Lyndon Johnson.

Rebecca West, author of "The Birds Fall Down" speaks. She discusses the difficulties of claiming tax ...

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A. E. Hotchner, Marguerite Young, and Arthur Goldberg

Monday, April 18, 1966

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Maurice Dolbier introduces A.E. Hotchner, the author of the biography "Papa Hemingway," a biography and account of his own fourteen year friendship with Ernest Hemingway. Hotchner recounts Hemingway's working style and ...

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Caroline Bird, Eric Berne, and Elie Abel

Thursday, April 14, 1966

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Maurice Dolbier introduces Caroline Bird, author of "The Invisible Scar," a work about the Great Depression. She discusses the difficulties of gaining employment during the Depression - particularly, she notes the ...

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Rex Stout, Helen Hayes, and William O. Douglas

Monday, February 14, 1966

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Maurice Dolbier introduces Rex Stout, author of the Nero Wolfe mysteries, the most recent of which was "The Doorbell Rang." The book's plot revolves around the actions of the FBI under ...

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David Schoenbrun, Bennett Cerf, and Barbara Tuchman

Sunday, January 16, 1966

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Maurice Dolbier welcomes journalist Janet Flanner, Genet, to the podium to introduce David Schoenbrun, author of the biography "The Three Lives of Charles De Gaulle." Schienbrum pays tribute to the other ...

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Jules Feiffer, Alfred Kazin, Arthur Schlesinger

Monday, November 29, 1965

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Maurice Dolbier introduces Village Voice cartoonist Jules Feiffer. Feiffer the discusses comic books from his youth, noting that any character who was a "bork worm" was invariably also a "Mad Scientist ...

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Richard J. Whalen, Sammy Davis Jr., and Theodore Sorensen

Monday, October 18, 1965

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Richard J Whalen discusses civic duty and a sense of history in New York. He discusses all the rapid changes taking place in the city. Progress means that old things are ...

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Arthur Clarke, John D. Rockefeller III, and Henry A. Barnes

Monday, March 15, 1965

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Program opens with Irita Van Doren introducing the Luncheon guests and overseeing the drawing of books. There is quite a bit of excitement among audience winners.


Maurice Dolbier then introduces ...

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Marya Mannes, Morris West, Willard Wirtz

Monday, February 15, 1965

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Marya Mannes discusses her book "Will It Sell." She speaks of being a woman and also of American culture. She contrasts her own personality and work to that of Helen Gurley ...

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William Redfield, Han Suyin, and Marquis Childs

Friday, January 01, 1965

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The program opens with Maurice Dolbier's ...

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Gore Vidal, Louis Auchincloss, David Lilienthal

Monday, November 30, 1964

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Maurice Dolbier mentions that three visitors from the USSR are in attendance. He then introduces Gore Vidal, author most recently of "Julian," a work of historical fiction written primarily in the ...

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Huntington Hartford, Maurice Druon, Edward Stone, James Britt Donovan, and Karl Menninger

Tuesday, April 14, 1964

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Irita Van Doren announces that the first speaker must leave immediately after speaking and asks Maurice Dolbier to introduce Huntington Hartford. The format of this Books and Authors Luncheon is different, ...

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Frederick C. Barghoorn, Peter Blake, and Maurine Neuberger

Monday, February 10, 1964

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Maurice Dolbier introduces Frederick Barghoorn, who gained international notoriety when he was imprisoned as a suspected spy in the Soviet Union. He was released under the pressure of President John F. ...

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Gerold Frank, Peter Ustinov, and Adolf Berle

Monday, April 29, 1963

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Gerold Frank discusses his book "The Deed," a story about two young Jewish men who assassinated Lord Moyne (Walter Guinness), British minister of state in the Middle East in 1944. The ...

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Richard Powell, Walter Slezak, and Arthur Schlesinger

Monday, January 14, 1963

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Richard Powell, author most recently of "I Take this Land," discusses women. He speaks of the two archetypes in the masculine mind: the 'femme fatale' and the 'little woman.' These, he ...

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Yousuf Karsh, Cornelia Otis Skinner, and Francis Biddle

Monday, December 03, 1962

Yousuf Karsh, Armenian-Canadian photographer, discusses his career and recent autobiography.

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Paul Hyde Bonner, Barbara Tuchman, and Walter Kerr

Tuesday, April 17, 1962

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Maurice Dolbier introduces Paul Hyde Bonner, author of "Ambassador Extraordinary" as well as other novels related to international intrigue. He describes his own background, clarifying that he was not a career ...

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