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Book Showcases Famous Americans' Letters to Children

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Book Showcases Famous Americans' Letters to Children

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Book Showcases Famous Americans' Letters to Children

Book Showcases Famous Americans' Letters to Children

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Dorie McCullough Lawson's new book features letters to children written by John Adams, Barbara Bush, Eleanor Roosevelt and Harriet Beecher, among others. Posterity: Letters of Great Americans to Their Children, written by the daughter of historian David McCullough, spans three centuries of letters from famous parents. Hear McCullough Lawson and NPR's Bob Edwards.