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Arts & Entertainment - October 26, 2011

Thursday: New book on Eisenhower

Veteran journalist Jim Newton will discuss his new book, "Eisenhower: The White House Years," at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 27, at Kepler's bookstore, 1010 El Camino Real in Menlo Park.

Mr. Newton, whose parents live in Menlo Park, interviewed John Eisenhower, the son of President Dwight Eisenhower, and had access to newly declassified documents.

Mr. Newton began his career as clerk to James Reston at the New York Times. He has worked as a reporter, bureau chief and editor of the Los Angeles Times, where he is the editor-at-large. His biography of Chief Justice Earl Warren, "Justice for All," was published in 2006.

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