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BookTV: Bunker Hill, Bolivar & Gettysburg

Washington, DC
Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Book TV in Prime Time continues with a look at what our viewers are reading this summer.

Annette J. posted on our Facebook page that she is reading Nathaniel Philbrick's Bunker Hill: A City, A Siege, A Revolution. Philbrook details the conflicts between colonial Bostonians and their British occupiers, starting with the Boston Tea Party and leading up to battles at Lexington, Concord and Bunker Hill (8pm ET).

@SmithforAmerica tweeted: Marie Arana, Bolivar: American Liberator. Arana, former editor-in-chief of The Washington Post’s Book World, recalls the life of Simon Bolivar, the Venezuelan general dubbed “The George Washington of South America” (8:45pm ET).                        

Also on our Facebook page, John H. posted:  Allen Guelzo, Gettysburg: The Last Invasion. Historian Guelzo examines the leaders of the Union and Confederate armies and the three days of battle that resulted in 50,000 casualties (9:44pm ET).

Updated: Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 6:39am (ET)

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