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    Book Discussion on No Place to Hide

    Glenn Greenwald talked about his book, No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State, in which he discusses his meetings with National Security Agency (NSA)…

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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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    American Small Towns and Cities

    James Fallows and his wife Deborah Fallows talked about their travels to small towns around the U.S. to meet people and hear their stories. They talked about their observations,…

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    Book Discussion on Sliver of Light

    Shane Bauer, Joshua Fattal, and Sarah Shourd talked about their book, A Sliver of Light: Three Americans Imprisoned in Iran, in which they tell their story of being captured and imprisoned…

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    Book Discussion on The Pope and Mussolini

    David Kertzer, former provost of Brown University, talked about his book, The Pope and Mussolini: The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Facism in Europe, in which he examines the…

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    Book Discussion on The Metropolitan Revolution

    Bruce Katz and Jennifer Bradley talked about their book, The Metropolitan Revolution: How Cities and Metros are Fixing Our Broken Politics and Fragile Economies, in which they argue that…

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    Book Discussion on And the Mountains Echoed

    Khaled Hosseini talked about his book, And the Mountains Echoed, in which he chronicles his travels around Afghanistan and the relief work he had been doing there with the United Nations…

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    Book Discussion on To Repair the World

    Dr. Paul Farmer talked about his book, To Repair the World, a collection of his speeches on global health and social justice issues. The event was hosted by the Sixth and I…

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    Book Discussion on In the Body of the World

    Eve Ensler, author of The Vagina Monologues, talked about her memoir, In the Body of the World, in which she recounts her time working on women’s rights issues in the Democratic…

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    Book Discussion on The Autistic Brain

    Temple Grandin talked about her book, The Autistic Brain: Thinking Across the Spectrum, in which she presents autism research from the fields of neurology and psychology, and shares her own…

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    Book Discussion on Brothers Emanuel: A Memoir of an American Family

    Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, a former White House Health Care Adviser, and brother to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Hollywood Talent Agent Ari Emanuel, talked about his new memoir, Brothers…

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    Book Discussion on Out of Order

    Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor talked about her book, Out of Order: Stories from the History of the Supreme Court, in which she presents a history of the High Court…

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    Book Discussion on Rather Outspoken

    Journalist and former news anchor Dan Rather recounted his broadcasting career and dismissal from CBS News after 44 years. Mr. Rather presented his thoughts on the news stories…

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    Book Discussion on It Worked for Me

    Colin Powell, retired four-star general and former secretary of State, recounts his military and political career through a collection of 44 remembrances that impart General Powell’s…

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    Book Discussion on The Righteous Mind

    Jonathan Haidt presented his thoughts on the current political and social divisions that he contends separate the Left and the Right. The social psychologist examines the origins of…

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    Book Discussion on Greedy Bastards!

    Dylan Ratigan presents his thoughts on America’s current political and economic landscape. Mr. Ratigan contends that the United States needs to address several issues which…

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    Book Discussion on The Obamas

    Jodi Kantor examines the relationship between President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama. She reports on the changes to the couple’s relationship as they entered the…

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    Book Discussion on War of the Worldviews: Science vs. Spirituality

    Deepak Chopra and Leonard Mlodinow debated whether science or religion (spirituality) forms the best foundation for understanding the world. Tim Shriver moderated. They also…

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    Book Discussion on Know Your Power

    Representative Nancy Pelosi talked about her book, Know Your Power, published by Thorndike Press. In her book, Speaker Pelosi recounts her history as a daughter of a representative up…

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