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Leonard Lopate: "This is the seventh and last novel in the series. You focused on certain eras and skipped over others in these books. Why this one, 1939-1954?..."

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Leonard Lopate: "At one point one of your characters says that America started out wanting to be like Greece and ended up like Rome. Is there a parallel between the Roman Empire and the American Empire? And where do you think we are now in that parallel history?..."

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Leonard Lopate: "In the late 1940's, this person asks, did people think they were living in a Golden Age?..."

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