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    Book Discussion on The Scarlet Sisters

    Myra MacPherson talked about her book, The Scarlet Sisters: Sex, Suffrage, and Scandal in the Gilded Age, in which she recounts the lives of sisters, Victoria Woodhull and Tennessee…

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    Book Discussion on An American Bride in Kabul

    Phyllis Chesler talked about her book, An American Bride in Kabul: A Memoir, in which she details her marriage to an Afghan man and her experiences living in Afghanistan during the early…

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    Book Discussion on Ping-Pong Diplomacy

    Nicholas Griffin talked about his book, Ping-Pong Diplomacy: The Secret History Behind the Game That Changed the World, in which he examines China’s use of the game of ping-pong to…

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    Book Discussion on The Man Who Killed Kennedy

    Political strategist and consultant Roger Stone talked about his book, The Man Who Killed Kennedy: The Case Against LBJ, in which he presents his thoughts on who was responsible for the…

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    Book Discussion on Hunting Che

    Mitch Weiss and Kevin Maurer talked about their book, Hunting Che: How a U.S. Special Forces Team Helped Capture the World’s Most Famous Revolutionary, in which they chronicle the…

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    Book Discussion on A Difficult Woman

    Alice Kessler-Harris recounts the life of playwright and political activist Lillian Hellman (1905-1984). She was the author of numerous politically and socially infused plays, including The…

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    Book Discussion on Heroes for My Daughter

    Brad Meltzer presents a collection of women (and some men) throughout history that he believes his daughter, Lila, can look up to and derive strength from. The author profiles a range…

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    Book Discussion on The Obama Hate Machine

    Bill Press contends that the political right has levied baseless personal attacks at President Obama that are unprecedented for the presidency. Mr. Press argues that such attacks…

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    Book Discussion on Buckley

    Carl Bogus talked about the personal and professional life of political commentator, William F. Buckley, Jr. (1925-2008). Mr. Buckley was the founder of the conservative…

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    Book Discussion on Assasins of the Turquoise Palace

    Roya Hakakian talked about the 1992 killing of four Iranian-Kurdish dissidents in Germany and the trial that followed. The government of Iran was implicated in the killing and all the…

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    Book Discussion on The Brilliant Disaster

    Jim Rasenberger presents a history of the Bay of Pigs crisis. The failed military invasion of Cuba in 1961 that was supported by the United States government resulted in the capture or…

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    Book Discussion on Climate Wars: The Fight for Survival as the World Overheats

    Syndicated columnist Gwynne Dyer talks about future wars he says will result as a consequence of global warming. Mr. Dyer argues that in the decades ahead, global warming will…

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    Book Discussion on Daybreak

    David Swanson talked about his book Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union (Seven Stories Press; September 1, 2009). Mr. Swanson discussed how he…

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    Book Discussion on Dateline Havana

    Reese Erlich talked about Dateline Havana: The Real Story of U.S. Policy and the Future of Cuba (Polipoint Press; December 1, 2008). In the book Mr. Erlich, who first visited Cuba in…

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    Book Discussion on Voluntary Madness

    Norah Vincent talked about Voluntary Madness: My Year Lost and Found in the Loony Bin (Viking; December 30, 2008). In her previous book Self-Made Man, she assumed the role of a man for…

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    Book Discussion on The Accidental American

    Rinku Sen and Fekkak Mamdouh talked about the book they co-authored, The Accidental American: Immigration and Citizenship in the Age of Globalization (Berrett-Koehler Publishers; (September…

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    Book Discussion on Fruitless Fall

    Rowan Jacobsen talked about Fruitless Fall: The Collapse of the Honeybee and the Coming Agricultural Crisis (Bloomsbury USA; September 16, 2008). The book explores the death of 30 billion…

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    Book Discussion on A Voyage Long and Strange

    Tony Horowitz talked about his book A Voyage Long and Strange: Rediscovering the New World, published by Henry Holt and Co. Mr. Horwitz felt compelled to examine the European…

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    Book Discussion on The Eccentric Billionaire

    Nancy Kriplen talked about her book The Eccentric Billionaire: John D. MacArthur - Empire Builder, Reluctant Philanthropist, Relentless Adversary (AMACOM; January 9, 2008). The book…

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    Book Discussion on The Moncada Attack

    The author talked about his book The Moncada Attack: Birth of the Cuban Revolution, published by the University of South Carolina Press. He described Fidel Castro’s failed attack…

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