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Robert Merry with Lynne Olson: The State of American Politics

ABOUT THE STATE OF AMERICAN POLITICS

Robert Merry and Lynne Olson discuss her early life and how she became interested in public policy, politics, history, and her sterling journalistic career, including as a Moscow correspondent. Focusing on her writing career, they explore how it began and how she ultimately settled on World War II as a central topic area They also dive into similarities and analogies between the times of her research and today.

ABOUT LYNNE OLSON

Lynne Olson, New York Times bestselling author of history books, worked as a journalist, first with the Associated Press as a national feature writer in New York, a foreign correspondent in AP’s Moscow bureau, and a political reporter in Washington. She left the AP to join the Washington bureau of the Baltimore Sun, where she covered national politics and eventually the White House. Olson’s latest book, "Madame Fourcade’s Secret War, The Daring Young Woman Who Led France’s Largest Spy Network Against the Nazis, was published by Random House in March to enthusiastic reviews.

TICKETS

$30 All Seats | ages 18 and under are free

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