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    History of Computers and Hacking

    Lawrence Kaplan talked about the history of computers and the emergence of hackers, and the governments' response to computer abuses. He spoke about the use of the first government computers, the contributions of inventors, and the onset of computer viruses that began in the 1980s.

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    After Words with Charles Shields

    Author Charles Shields talked about Mockingbird, his book on the life of author Harper Lee and the controversy surrounding the recent discovery of Ms. Lee’s manuscript, Go Set a Watchman. Ms. Lee wrote the work before To Kill a Mockingbird but never published it. Mr. Shields was interviewed by Neely Tucker, a staff writer for the Washington Post Magazine.

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    On the Road with School Bus: Battles in American History

    A compilation of School Bus vignettes was shown highlighting a number of historic U.S. battlefields. Included were Gettysburg National Military Park, Pennsylvania; Alamance Battleground, Burlington, North Carolina; Cowpens National Battlefield, Chesnee, South Carolina; Chalmette Battlefield, New Orleans, Louisiana; San Jacinto Battleground, Pasadena, Texas; Battle of Franklin, Tennessee; and Chickamauga National Military Park, Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.

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