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Todd S. Purdum

Jeffrey MacMillan

Todd S. Purdum is the author of "An Idea Whose Time Has Come" and "A Time of Our Choosing." He is a staff writer at The Atlantic. Purdum was formerly a contributing editor at Vanity Fair and a senior writer at Politico, having previously worked at The New York Times for more than twenty years, where he served as White House correspondent, diplomatic correspondent, and Los Angeles bureau chief. A graduate of Princeton University, he lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Dee Dee Myers, and their two children, Kate and Stephen. His new book is "Something Wonderful: Rodgers and Hammerstein's Broadway Revolution."

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Something Wonderful: Rodgers and Hammerstein's Broadway Revolution
Book / Movie Biz
Henry Holt & Co.
April 2018
ISBN 9781627798341
Hardcover, 400 pages
$32.00, INSTORE
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A revelatory portrait of the creative partnership that transformed musical theater and provided the soundtrack to the American Century They stand at the apex of the great age of songwriting, the creators of the classic Broadway musicals Oklahoma!, Carousel, South Pacific, The King and I, and The Sound of Music, whose songs have never lost their popularity or emotional power. More/less

AN IDEA WHOSE TIME HAS COME: Two Presidents, Two Parties, and the Battle for the Civil Rights Act of 1964
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Henry Holt
March 2015
ISBN 9781250062468
432 pages
$18.00, INSTOCK
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"Worthy, timely, and intelligent."--The New Yorker It was a turbulent time in America--a time of sit-ins, freedom rides, a March on Washington, and a governor standing in the schoolhouse door--when John F. More/less

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