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War and the Pacific


Tragic stories from war-time Pacific grip our imaginations. But in the hands of these expert raconteurs, they become living testaments to our historical past. James M. Scott, author of "Rampage," Hampton Sides, author of "On Desperate Ground," and Sam Kleiner, author of "The Flying Tigers," bring us the untold stories, heartbreaks, and heroes from the Pacific.


Panelists
Sam Kleiner

Samuel Kleiner is the author of "The Flying Tigers: The Untold Story of the American Pilots Who Waged A Secret War Against Japan." He is a lawyer based in New York City. He was raised in Tucson, Arizona and holds a BA from Northwestern University, a doctorate in international relations from the University of Oxford, where he was a Marshall Scholar and a JD from Yale Law School....

James Scott

A former Nieman Fellow at Harvard, James M. Scott is the author of "Target Tokyo," which was a 2016 Pulitzer Prize finalist and was named one of the best books of the year by Kirkus, The Christian Science Monitor and The Fort Worth Star-Telegram....

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Hampton Sides

Narrative historian Hampton Sides is the author of the critically acclaimed books "In the Kingdom of Ice," "Ghost Soldiers," "Blood and Thunder" and, most recently, "On Desperate Ground," which is about the classic Korean War battle of Chosin Reservoir....

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