Cultural Icons ~ Show Oct 11 and 12


“The Mockingbird Next Door: Life With Harper Lee” by Marja Mills
“The Romanov Sisters: The Lost Lives of the Daughters of Nicholas and Alexandra” by Helen Rappaport
“The Creation of Anne Boleyn” by Susan Bordo
“I Invented the Modern Age: The Rise of Henry Ford and the Most Important Car Ever Made” by Richard Snow
“Birdmen: The Wright Brothers, Glenn Curtiss and the Battle to Control the Skies” by Lawrence Goldstone
“Off the Edge of the Map: Marco Polo, Captain Cook and 9 Other Travelers and Explorers That Pushed the Boundaries of the Known World” by Michael Rank
“A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal” by Ben MacIntyre

Tom Tidwell, Chief of the U.S. Forest Service

A spotlight on new titles that offer balanced factual accounts of people who have become cultural icons. Elaine speaks with Tom Tidwell, Chief of the U.S. Forest Service, about an icon who celebrates his 70th anniversary as a beloved figure in popular culture.

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