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    Q&A with Erik Larson

    Erik Larson talked about his book, Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania, about the state of world politics surrounding the 1915 sinking of the Lusitania. He spoke about the…

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    History of the Republican Party

    Professor Heather Cox Richardson, author of To Make Men Free: A History of the Republican Party talked about the evolution of the “Party of Lincoln.” Professor Richardson spoke…

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    African Americans and Anti-colonialism in Africa

    Professor Carol Anderson, author of Bourgeois Radicals: the NAACP and the Struggle for Colonial Liberation, 1941 to 1960, talked about African Americans' support for anti-colonialism in…

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    Senate Debate on 2016 Republican Budget Plan

    Senators debated the fiscal year 2016 Republican budget plan. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) hailed the plan, saying it would “upset special interests” and balance…

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    "Meet the Press" with Martin Luther King, Jr.

    NBC’s Sunday talk show interviewed Martin Luther King, Jr., three days after the Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, march for voting rights concluded. Martin Luther King appeared…

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    Book Discussion on The Undivided Past

    Sir David Cannadine talked about his book The Undivided Past: Humanity Beyond Our Differences, in which he argues that history is made up of far more than just conflict and should be…

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    Racial Division After the Civil War

    Professor Lois Brown talked about the relationship between whites and newly freed blacks in the aftermath of the Civil War. Professor Brown argued that there was a great amount of…

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    History of Presidential Drinking

    Mark Will-Weber, author of Mint Juleps with Teddy Roosevelt: The Complete History of Presidential Drinking, talked about the drinking habits of American presidents and how alcohol has…

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    Newsmakers with Jennifer Horn and Jeff Kaufmann

    Jennifer Horn and Jeff Kaufmann, the Republican Party chairs of New Hampshire and Iowa, talked about the roles of their states in vetting presidential candidates, preparation for the 2016…

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    Unrest in Yemen

    Charles Schmitz talked about the latest on continuing unrest in Yemen. Topics included the U.S. response, and the role of other countries in the region.

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    Wounded Warrior Project Policy Priorities

    Steve Nardizzi talked about the Wounded Warrior Project’s policy priorities and the importance of recent legislation affecting veterans.

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    U.S. Power Grid and Security Breaches

    Steve Reilly talked about USA Today's analysis of federal records exposing the vulnerability of the nation’s power grid, which comes under cyber or physical attack about once every…

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    Deadline for Iran Nuclear Deal

    Carol Morello, Washington Post diplomatic correspondent, spoke by phone from Switzerland about the latest on negotiations between Iran and the P5+1 countries about Iran’s…

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    Open Phones

    Carol Morello, Washington Post diplomatic correspondent, spoke by phone from Switzerland about the latest on negotiations between Iran and the P5+1* countries about Iran’s…

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    Book Discussion on ISIS Exposed

    Erick Stakelbeck talked about his book, ISIS Exposed: Beheadings, Slavery, and the Hellish Reality of Radical Islam, about the appeal of *ISIS in the Middle East and the threat the…

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    Senator Ted Kennedy Honorary Degree from Harvard University

    Senator Edward M. Kennedy (D-MA) was given an honorary degree by Harvard University in honor of a lifetime of service. The ceremony was held in Sanders Theatre.

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    Book Discussion on Kill Chain

    Andrew Cockburn talked about his book, Kill Chain: The Rise of the High-Tech Assassins, about the rise of drones and the evolution of their use by the military. He also discussed what…

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    After Words with Peter Wallison

    Peter Wallison talked about his book Hidden in Plain Sight: What Really Caused the World’s Worst Financial Crisis and Why It Could Happen Again , in which he argues that government…

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    Book Discussion on The Age of Sustainable Development

    Jeffrey Sachs talked about his book The Age of Sustainable Development, in which he presents a sustainable development plan to counter global issues, such as poverty, political corruption,…

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    Book Discussion on The Wilderness of Ruin

    Roseanne Montillo talked about her book The Wilderness of Ruin: A Tale of Madness, Fire, and the Hunt for America’s Youngest Serial Killer, in which she recounts the search for the…

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