A panel discusses John Hersey’s 1945 Pulitzer Prize winning novel about an American officer with civil authority for overseeing an Italian town after it’s been liberated by Allied forces in WWII.

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  • Jackson Bryer professor emeritus of English at the University of Maryland and co-editor of "Dear Scott, Dear Zelda" (St. Martin's Press)
  • Anna Nelson Distinguished Historian in Residence at American University.
  • Giampiero Gramaglia Bureau Chief of the Italian news agency ANSA

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