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    Book Discussion on Worthy Fights

    Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta talked about his book, Worthy Fights: A Memoir of Leadership in War and Peace, in which he discusses his career in public service, ranging from his…

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    Book Discussion on Against Football and The King of Sports

    Steve Almond, author of Against Football: One Fan’s Reluctant Manifesto, and Gregg Easterbrook, author of The King of Sports: Football’s Impact on America, talked about the…

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    Book Discussion on Slow Dancing with a Stranger

    Meryl Comer talked about her book, Slow Dancing with a Stranger: Lost and Found in the Age of Alzheimer’s, in which she reports on the effects of Alzheimer’s, the degenerative…

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    Book Discussion on Fallujah Redux

    Daniel Green and Marine Corps Brigadier General William Mullen, two Operation Iraqi Freedom veterans who participated in taking Fallujah back from insurgents in 2007, talked about their…

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    Book Discussion on A Grizzly in the Mail and Other Adventures in American History

    Tim Grove talked about his book, A Grizzly in the Mail and Other Adventures in American History, in which he recalls his tour of American history sites and the historical objects that he…

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    Book Discussion on Collecting Shakespeare

    Stephen Grant talked about his book, Collecting Shakespeare: The Story of Henry and Emily Folger, in which he looks at Henry and Emily Folger, the collection of Shakespeare books and…

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    Book Discussion on In the Kingdom of Ice

    Hampton Sides talked about his book, In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette, in which he recounts the U.S. naval expedition to the North Pole in…

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    Book Discussion on War of the Whales

    Joshua Horwitz talked about his book, War of the Whales: A True Story, about the U.S. Navy’s submarine detection system that worked by flooding areas of the ocean with high-intensity…

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    Book Discussion on Run, Don't Walk

    Adele Levine talked about her book, Run, Don’t Walk: The Curious and Chaotic Life of a Physical Therapist Inside Walter Reed Army Medical Center, in which she chronicles her…

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    Book Discussion on Fukushima

    Edwin Lyman talked about his book, Fukushima, in which he looks at what happened at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in March 2011 and the damage it caused around the world. In his book, the…

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    Book Discussion on Give "War and Peace" a Chance

    Andrew Kaufman talked about his book, Give “War and Peace” a Chance: Tolstoyan Wisdom for Troubled Times, in which he argues that we can learn a lot about living through…

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    Book Discussion on Money

    Co-authors Steve Forbes and Elizabeth Ames talked about their book, Money: How the Destruction of the Dollar Threatens the Global Economy - and What We Can Do About It, in which they trace…

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    Book Discussion on Sally Ride

    Lynn Sherr talked about her book, Sally Ride: America’s First Woman in Space, in which she recalls the life of Sally Ride, the first American woman in space. Ms. Sherr spoke…

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    Book Discussion on American Panic

    Mark Stein talked about his book, American Panic: A History of Who Scares Us and Why, in which he examines the history of political panic in the United States by looking at twelve episodes…

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    Book Discussion on The Road to Global Prosperity

    Professor Michael Mandelbaum talked about his book, The Road to Global Prosperity, in which he argues that globalization is a powerful, positive force that will continue to make the world…

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    Book Discussion on Hard Choices

    Hillary Clinton talked about her memoir, Hard Choices, in which she recounts the choices and challenges she faced during her four-year tenure as America’s 67th secretary of state, and…

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    Book Discussion on Washington Journal

    Elizabeth Drew talked about a new edition of her book, Washington Journal: Reporting Watergate and Richard Nixon’s Downfall. The book, originally published in 1975, covers the…

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    Book Discussion on American Crucifixion

    Alex Beam talked about his book, American Crucifixion: The Murder of Joseph Smith and the Fate of the Mormon Church, in which he recalls the assassination of Mormon Church founder Joseph…

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    Book Discussion on A Fighting Chance

    Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) talked about her book, A Fighting Chance, in which she discusses her life, interactions with Washington over the years, and experiences as a U.S.…

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    Book Discussion on Authorisms

    Paul Dickson talked about his book, Authorisms: Words Wrought by Writers, in which he looks at the creation of words by authors, including Geoffrey Chaucer, William Shakespeare, Mark Twain,…

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