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    Book Discussion on The 51 Day War

    Max Blumenthal talked about his book The 51 Day War: Ruin and Resistance in Gaza, in which he takes a critical look Israel’s 2014 invasion of Gaza. The invasion resulted in the…

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    Book Discussion on Shots on the Bridge

    Ronnie Greene talked about his book Shots on the Bridge: Police Violence and Cover-Up in the Wake of Katrina, in which he examines the case of six unarmed citizens shot by police during the…

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    Book Discussion on Base Nation

    David Vine talked about his book Base Nation: How U.S. Military Bases Abroad Harm America and the World. He questioned the necessity of the 800 military bases the U.S. maintains around the…

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    Book Discussion on Last to Die

    Stephen Harding talked about his book, Last to Die: A Defeated Empire, a Forgotten Mission, and the Last American Killed in World War II, about U.S. Army Air Forces Sergeant Anthony J.…

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    Book Discussion on Browsings

    Michael Dirda talked about his book Browsings: A Year of Reading, Collecting, and Living with Books, in which he presents a collection of his essays on the book world.

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    Book Discussion on Big Science

    Michael Hiltzik talked about his book Big Science: Ernest Lawrence and the Invention that Launched the Military-Industrial Complex, in which he recalls when scientific and technological…

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    Book Discussion on Our Man in Charleston

    Christopher Dickey talked about his book Our Man in Charleston: Britain’s Secret Agent in the Civil War South, in which he recalls the role played by Robert Bunch, British consul…

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    Book Discussion on Creating the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

    Robert Doubek talked about his book Creating the Vietnam Veterans Memorial: The Inside Story, in which he provides an inside account of the creation of the Vietnam Veterans…

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    Book Discussion on Give Us the Ballot

    Author Ari Berman talked about his book, Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America, about the passage of the Voting Rights Act in 1965 and how the fight for…

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    Book Discussion on 88 Days to Kandahar

    Robert Grenier talked about his book, 88 Days to Kandahar: A CIA Diary, about the war against the Taliban.

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    Book Discussion on Being Nixon

    Evan Thomas talked about his book Being Nixon: A Man Divided, in which he chronicles the life of America’s 37th president.

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    Book Discussion on Ally

    Michael Oren talked about his book, Ally: My Journey Across the American-Israeli Divide, about his years as Israel’s ambassador to the U.S. and his views on the Arab Spring and the…

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    Book Discussion on Jacksonland

    Steve Inskeep talked about his book Jacksonland: President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross, and a Great American Land Grab, a dual biography of Andrew Jackson and Cherokee leader…

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    Book Discussion on American Warlord

    Johnny Dwyer talked about his book, American Warlord: A True Story, about the life of Chucky Taylor, the American son of Liberian warlord Charles Taylor. When Charles Taylor took…

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    Book Discussion on The War That Forged a Nation and Lincoln's Last Speech

    James McPherson, author of The War That Forged a Nation: Why the Civil War Still Matters, and Louis Masur, author of Lincoln’s Last Speech: Wartime Reconstruction and the Crisis of…

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    Book Discussion on 1920

    Eric Burns talked about his book, 1920: The Year That Made the Decade Roar, about the importance of the year 1920 in American history.

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    Book Discussion on Capital Dames

    Cokie Roberts talked about her book Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848-1868, in which she recounts Washington, D.C., during the Civil War through the lives of…

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    Book Discussion on The Story

    Judith Miller talked about her book, The Story: A Reporter’s Journey, about her career at the New York Times, her reporting on weapons of mass destruction leading up to the Iraq War,…

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    Book Discussion on The Negotiator

    Former Senator George Mitchell (D-ME) talked about his memoir, The Negotiator, about his life, political career, and post-Senate service as a diplomat, investigator, and chairman of the…

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    Book Discussion on Hissing Cousins

    Marc Peyser and Timothy Dwyer talked about their book Hissing Cousins: The Untold Story of Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth, in which they discuss the tumultuous relationship…

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