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    Book Discussion on Occupants

    Henry Rollins, a singer, actor, comedian, writer, and photographer, told the stories behind the pictures as he showed his photographs from various places around the world, including Iraq,…

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    Book Discussion on Here on Earth: A Natural History of the Planet

    Tim Flannery talked about the evolution of the Earth and of human beings to examine humanity’s chances of surviving the shifting climate. He showed slides during his…

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    Book Discussion on The Lost City of Z

    David Grann talked about and showed slides from The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon (Doubleday, 2009). In the book he recalls the journey of British explorer Percy…

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    Jack Nelson Memorial Service

    A memorial service was held for Jack Nelson. Mr. Nelson was a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, author, and Washington bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times.

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    Book Discussion on Windows of the Soul

    Alexandra Avakian talked about Windows of the Soul: My Journeys in the Muslim World (Focal Point; September 30, 2008). The book is about her work covering the Muslim world (Middle East,…

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    Book Discussion on War + Peace: A Photographer's Journey

    Reza talked about and showed photos from War + Peace: A Photographer’s Journey (published by Focal Point), a 30-year retrospective of his photography from Iran, Afghanistan, Israel,…

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    Book Discussion on How I Learned English

    Editor Tom Miller talked about the book, How I Learned English: 55 Accomplished Latinos Recall Lessons in Language and Life. He introduced four of the contributors who described the…

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    Summit on Malaria

    President Bush spoke about efforts to prevent the spread of malaria in Africa and to cure the disease. First lady Laura Bush appeared with the president.

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    Summit on Malaria

    U.S. government officials, world public health officials, and others participated in a White House Summit on Malaria. Summit topics included the challenges of malaria in Africa,…

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    Book Discussion on Public and Private

    Diana Walker talked about her book Public and Private: Twenty Years of Photographing the Presidency, published by National Geographic. She was the Time magazine White House photographer…

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    Book Discussion on Plundering Paradise: The Hand of Man on the Galapagos Islands

    Michael D’Orso talks about his book Plundering Paradise: The Hand of Man on the Galapagos Islands, published by HarperCollins. The book talks about the natural world of the…

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    BookTV Preview

    A preview clip of Michael D’Orso talking about his book Plundering Paradise: The Hand of Man on the Galapagos Islands, published by HarperCollins.

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    Human Rights in Cuba and South Africa

    The former president and his grandson spoke about human rights in Cuba and South Africa. After they made remarks, they both took part in a panel discussion with the other participants. …

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    National Geographic Atlas of the World

    Mr. Carroll talked about the new National Geographic atlas, how atlases are made and used, and about how new technology had changed the art of cartography.

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    The Future of Exploration

    Explorers, environmentalists, and scientists talked about the direction exploration would take over the next few decades. The National Geographic Society had announced that they would…

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    AOL-Time Warner Merger Impact

    Panelists talked about issues relating to the merger between America Online and Time Warner, including whether it will lead to fewer informational sources and diminished editorial…

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    Book Discussion on Atlas for Young Explorers

    Cartographers and children talked about maps, geography, and the National Geographic Society’s Atlas for Young Explorers.

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    China in the National Interest

    President Clinton spoke about his upcoming trip to China, and U.S.-China relations. He also spoke about nuclear weapons, human rights, and the global environment.

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    Global Climate Change

    The president outlined his proposal on the reduction of greenhouse gases to address the problem of global warming. It would require companies to meet 1990 emission levels by about 2010…

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    Photographing a Presidential Inauguration

    Jim Blair talked about the equipment and planning that goes into photographing a president’s inaugural.

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