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    Book Discussion on How We Do Harm

    Dr. Otis Brawley talked about his book, How We Do Harm: A Doctor Breaks Ranks About Being Sick in America, in which he discusses how medicine is practiced in the U.S. Dr. Brawley…

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    Panel Discussion on World War II

    Cheryl Jorgensen-Earp and Craig Shirley talked about little-known stories from World War II. Professor Jorgensen-Earp is the author of Discourse and Defiance Under Nazi Occupation.…

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    Panel Discussion on the Vietnam War

    Panelists talked about the Vietnam War.  Panelists included Frank Jones, author of Blowtorch: Robert Komer, Vietnam and American Cold War Strategy, Ira Hunt, Jr., author of Losing…

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    Book Discussion on A Dream Foreclosed

    Laura Gottesdiener talked about her book, A Dream Foreclosed: Black America and the Fight for a Place to Call Home, in which she looks at the impact of home foreclosures and evictions on…

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    Panel on African-American History

    Panelists talked about African-American history. Panelists included M.J. O’Brien, author of We Shall Not Be Moved, Pete Daniel, author of Dispossession, Tammy Ingram, author of…

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    A Book Discussion with Representative John Lewis and John Carlos

    Representative John Lewis (D-GA) and John Carlos talked about their experiences fighting for civil rights. Representative Lewis was the chair of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating…

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    Panel on Fighting for Civil Rights through Education and War

    Authors talked about their books that focused on two different methods by which civil rights for African Americans were advanced. Stephanie Deutsch is the author of You Need a…

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    Panel on Hidden Heroes of World War II

    Authors talked about two different men whose experiences in World War II were extraordinary, but not well-known. Robert Gillette talked about his book The Virginia Plan: William B.…

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    Book Discussion on Sustainable, Affordable, Prefab

    John Quale talked about creating affordable and environmentally sustainable prefabricated housing and discussed how it could be used to improve the housing and environmental problems in the…

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    Book Discussion on Constitution Cafe

    Christopher Phillips talked about his book, Constitution Cafe: Jefferson’s Brew for a True Revolution and the reactions he received when he spoke to Americans about revising the U.S.…

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    Book Discussion on Habeas Corpus: From England to Empire

    Paul Halliday talked about his book Habeas Corpus: From England to Empire (Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2010). He was interviewed on the University of Virginia campus while at…

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    Introduction to Voices from the Middle East

    Peter Slen introduced Book TV’s telecast of “Voices from the Middle East,” a panel at the 17th annual Virginia Festival of the Book, which was held March 16-20, 2011, in…

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    Book Discussion on The Googlization of Everything (And Why We Should Worry)

    Siva Vaidhyanathan talked about his book The Googlization of Everything: (And Why We Should Worry) (University of California Press, 2011). He was interviewed on the University of Virginia…

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    Book Discussion on A Nation of Outsiders

    Grace Elizabeth Hale talked about her book A Nation of Outsiders: How the White Middle Class Fell in Love with Rebellion in Postwar America (Oxford University Press, USA; 2011). She was…

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    Book Discussion on We Must Not Be Afraid to Be Free

    Ronald Collins and Sam Chaltain talked about their book,We Must Not Be Afraid to Be Free: Stories of Free Expression in America (Oxford University Press, USA; 2011), which looks at the…

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    Introduction to We Must Not Be Afraid

    Peter Slen introduced Book TV’s telecast of “We Must Not Be Afraid to be Free: Stories of Free Expression in America,” a panel at the 17th annual Virginia Festival of the…

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    Book Discussion on Native American Son

    Kate Buford talked about her book Native American Son: The Life and Sporting Legend of Jim Thorpe (Knopf, 2010). She was interviewed on the University of Virginia campus while at the…

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    The Founding Fathers and Religion

    Authors talked about their books on the American Revolution and role played by religion in the founding of the United States. They also responded to questions from members of the…

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    Introduction to Founding Fathers and Religion

    Peter Slen introduced Book TV’s telecast of “Founding Fathers and Religion,” a panel at the 17th annual Virginia Festival of the Book, which was held March 16-20, 2011, in…

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    An American War in Asia

    Authors used graphics as they talked about their books on the Vietnam War as seen from both sides of the conflict. They also responded to questions from members of the…

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