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    Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan

    President Carter condemned the recent invasion of Afghanistan by Soviet forces. He stressed that the invasion threatens peace through out the world and increases the potential of…

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    Book Discussion on The Balfour Declaration

    Jonathan Schneer talked about the Balfour Declaration, which split historic Palestine between the Israels and Palestinians and created one of the longest running conflicts in modern…

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    President Carter Address

    President Carter addressed the nation about the ongoing energy crisis and about the mood of America as a result of the crisis. He expressed concern that American democracy was…

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    Book Discussion on Red Summer

    Cameron McWhirter, staff reporter for the WallStreet Journal, recounted the violence against African Americans that erupted throughout the United States from April to November 1919, deemed…

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    Book Discussion on Collision Course

    Joseph McCartin, associate history professor at Georgetown University, recounted the call for an illegal strike by the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (PATCO) in August…

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    Curtis Mayfield and the Impact of His Music on the Civil Rights Movement

    Howard Dodson and Portia Maultsby discussed the social commentary in the music of Curtis Mayfield and The Impressions and the integral relationship his music had with the Civil Rights…

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    Book Discussion on What Hath God Wrought

    Historian Daniel Walker Howe talked about his book What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815-1848, a volume in “The Oxford History of the United States”…

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    Jimmy Carter Presidential Library

    The ninth in a series on presidential libraries focused on the life and career of James Earl Carter, Jr. through rarely seen film and sound recordings, as well as letters, documents…

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    Book Discussion on The Colfax Massacre

    LeeAnna Keith talked about her book The Colfax Massacre: The Untold Story of Black Power, White Terror, and the Death of Reconstruction, published by Oxford University Press, USA. In…

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    Book Discussion on American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House

    Jon Meacham talked about his book American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House (Random House, November 1, 2008). The book recounts the presidential tenure of Andrew…

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    Book Discussion on Dangerous Convictions

    Tom Allen, a former six-term Democratic Congressman from Maine, talks about his book, Dangerous Convictions: What’s Really Wrong with the U.S. Congress, in which he contends that…

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    Book Discussion on Cotton Tenants

    Panelists talked about the book Cotton Tenants: Three Families, and the work of James Agee and Walker Evans. In 1936, five years before they published Now Let Us Praise Famous Men,…

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    Book Discussion on Scoop: The Evolution of a Southern Reporter

    Barbara Matusow, editor of Scoop: The Evolution of a Southern Reporter, recounted the life and career of her late husband, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Jack Nelson (1929-2009).…

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    Bipartisanship and Political Discourse

    Former President Jimmy Carter and former Tennessee Senator Howard Baker talked about bipartisanship in the current political climate. They focused on a variety of issues including the…

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    President Carter and the Camp David Accords

    Former President Jimmy Carter reflected on the 35th anniversary of the Camp David Accords and the 1978 behind-the-scenes negotiations with Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and Israeli Prime…

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    Book Discussion on The Candidate

    Samuel Popkin, former campaign consultant to Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, George McGovern, and Al Gore, presents his thoughts on what constitutes a successful presidential…

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    Book Discussion on Bus Ride to Justice

    Fred Gray, the attorney for Rosa Parks in the Montgomery Bus Boycott case, talked about his book, Bus Ride to Justice: Changing the Sytem by the System - The Life and Works of Fred Gray, in…

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    Carter Library Re-Dedication Ceremony

    A ceremony was held to re-dedicate the Jimmy Carter Presidential Museum on former President Carter’s 85th birthday. The museum which honors his life and work was re-opened that…

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    Book Discussion on The Skies Belong to Us

    Brendan Koerner talked about his book, The Skies Belong to Us: Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Hijacking, in which he chronicles the hijacking of Western Airlines flight 701 in 1972 by…

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    Book Discussion on Houses of the Presidents

    Author Hugh Howard talks about his book, Houses of the Presidents: Childhood Homes, Family Dwellings, Private Escapes, and Grand Estates, in which he explores the houses and day-to-day…

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