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    Book Discussion on Freedom: The Story of My Second Life

    Malika Oufkir talked about her book Freedom: The Story of My Second Life, published by Miramax. 

    She was interviewed on the BookTV Bus at the 2006 Texas Book Festival.

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    Book Discussion on Is the Welfare State Justified?

    Daniel Shapiro talked about his book Is the Welfare State Justified? (Cambridge University Press; July 9, 2007). In the book he examines the values and principles of the people who support…

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    Religion and Culture Panel

    The panelists, moderated by Thane Rosenbaum, debated the topic, “Religion and Culture: Do They Mix?” They also talked about their books on opposing sides of the religion and…

    1,661 views
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    Book Discussion on Native America, Discovered and Conquered

    Robert Miller talked about his book Native America, Discovered and Conquered: Thomas Jefferson, Lewis and Clark, and Manifest Destiny (Bison Books; July 1, 2008). In the book Professor…

    1,628 views
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    Book Discussion on The River of Doubt

    Candice Millard talked about her book The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt’s Darkest Journey, published by Doubleday. The book is about Theodore Roosevelt’s trip down an…

    1,596 views
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    Book Discussion on They Always Said I Would Marry A White Girl

    Robert Moore talked about his book They Always Said I Would Marry a White Girl: Coming to Grips with Race in America (Hamilton Books; March 29, 2007).
    He was interviewed by the C-SPAN Bus…

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    Book Discussion on Brace for Impact

    Thomas Lewis talked about his book Brace for Impact: Surviving the Crash of the Industrial Age by Sustainable Living (Outskirts Press; October 9, 2009). In his book he analyzes the…

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    Book Discussion on Why Confederates Fought

    Aaron Sheehan-Dean talked about his book Why Confederates Fought: Family and Nation in Civil War Virginia (The University of North Carolina Press; November 26, 2007).
    He was interviewed by…

    1,006 views
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    Gore Vidal Interview

    Gore Vidal was interviewed about his life and work. Topics included growing older, the media, writing as a profession, presidents and politics, and his grandfather who was blind.

    937 views
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    Book Discussion on Capture the Flag

    Woden Teachout talked about her book Capture the Flag: A Political History of American Patriotism (Basic Books; May 25, 2009). In her book she teraces how the meanings of patriotic symbols…

    857 views
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    Book Discussion on American Royalty

    Matthew Corrigan talked about his book American Royalty: The Bush and Clinton Families and the Danger to the American Presidency (Palgrave Macmillan; May 27, 2008). In his book he book…

    748 views
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    Book Discussion on Great Things Are Expected from The Virginians

    Michael Cecere talked about his book Great Things Are Expected from the Virginians: Virginia in the American Revolution (Heritage Books; May 1, 2009).
    He was interviewed by the crew of the…

    732 views
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    Book Discussion on Concise Historical Atlas of the U.S. Civil War

    Aaron Sheehan-Dean talked about his book Concise Historical Atlas of the U.S. Civil War (Oxford University Press, USA; December 2, 2008). The book contains maps of military campaigns and…

    680 views
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    Art of the Biographer

    James Atlas moderated a panel of biographers who talked about their books and about writing biographies. After their presentations they answered questions from members of the audience.

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    Book Discussion on A Home on the Field

    Paul Cuadros talked about his book A Home on the Field: How One Championship Team Inspires Hope for the Revival of Small Town America (Rayo; September 5, 2006). In his book he recounts the…

    568 views
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    Book Discussion on Ethical Leadership in Turbulent Times

    Gerald Pops talked about his book Ethical Leadership in Turbulent Times: Modeling the Public Career of George C. Marshall (Lexington Books; June 28, 2009).
    He was interviewed on the C-SPAN…

    489 views
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    Book Discussion on The Shame of the Nation

    Jonathan Kozol talked about his book The Shame of the Nation: The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America, published by Crown.

    He was interviewed by the BookTV Bus at the Jabberwocky…

    479 views
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    Book Discussion on LSU in the Eye of the Storm

    Sean O’Keefe was interviewed about the book LSU in the Eye of the Storm: A University Model for Disaster Relief, published by Louisiana State University Press. The book is about…

    457 views
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    Book Discussion on The Last Lawyer

    John Temple talked about his book The Last Lawyer: The Fight to Save Death Row Inmates (University Press of Mississippi; September 24, 2009). In the book he chronicles Ken Rose’s…

    430 views
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    Book Discussion on Oregon Indians

    Stephen Beckham talked about the book he edited Oregon Indians: Voices from Two Centuries (Oregon State University Press; May 2006). It is a collection of original documents with essays…

    387 views
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