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    Book Discussion on A Higher Form of Killing

    Diana Preston talked about her book A Higher Form of Killing: Six Weeks in World War I that Forever Changed the Nature of Warfare, in which she examines Germany’s violation of rules…

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    German Memorial Ceremony for the End of World War II

    The German Bundestag hosted a memorial ceremony on the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe. May 8, 1945, marked the formal acceptance by the Allied forces of…

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    Book Discussion on Dead Wake

    Erik Larson talked about his book, Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania, about the sinking of the British ocean liner by a German U-boat in 1915 and the influence of the event on…

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    Q&A with Erik Larson

    Erik Larson talked about his book, Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania, about the state of world politics surrounding the 1915 sinking of the Lusitania. He spoke about the…

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    U.S.-Germany Relations

    President Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held a joint news conference at the White House. They focused on the international response to Russia’s intervention in…

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    German Chancellor Angela Merkel at World Economic Forum

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel addressed the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. She said that the European Union needed urgent and structural fiscal reforms. She also…

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    Book Discussion on Combat and Genocide on the Eastern Front

    Jeff Rutherford talked about his book, Combat and Genocide on the Eastern Front: The German Infantry’s War, 1941-1944, about combat and occupation policies of the German Army during…

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    Book Discussion on Explaining Hitler and The Zone of Interest

    Ron Rosenbaum talked about the updated edition of his book, Explaining Hitler: The Search for the Origins of His Evil, about the many theories of how Adolf Hitler formed his ideologies and…

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    Book Discussion on The Collapse

    Mary Elise Sarotte talked about her book, The Collapse: The Accidental Opening of the Berlin Wall, about the collapse of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989. In her book, the author reports…

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    Fall of the Berlin Wall

    Dieter Dettke, from East Germany and a professor Georgetown University’s Security Studies and German and European Studies Centers, talked about the 25th anniversary of the fall of the…

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    Germany and the Outbreak of WWI Reconsidered

    Michael Epkenhans spoke about reconsidering the role of Germany in the outbreak of World War I. This event was part of a meeting of the World War One Centennial Commission at the National…

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    Book Discussion on Gun Control in the Third Reich

    Stephen Halbrook talked about his book, Gun Control in the Third Reich: Disarming the Jews and "Enemies of the State", in which he argues that the Nazi regime used gun control to disarm and…

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    Book Discussion on Strange Glory

    Charles Marsh talked about his book, Strange Glory: A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, in which he recalls the life of German theologian, pastor, and Nazi dissident, Dietrich…

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    Fall of the Berlin Wall

    Panelists at a 25th anniversary event for the fall of the Berlin Wall talked about the lasting lessons of the event that altered world politics. Constructed in 1961, the wall began to…

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    Christian Science Monitor Breakfast With Representative Ed Royce

    House Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Ed Royce (R-CA) talked with reporters at a “Monitor Breakfast” held by the Christian Science Monitor at the St. Regis Hotel. Topics…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of issues including President Obama’s request for $3.7 billion in emergency supplemental funding for border…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Jen Psaki briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of international issues, including Germany’s request that the CIA station chief at the U.S. Embassy in Berlin leave…

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    Book Discussion on Exit Berlin

    Charlotte Bonelli talked about her book, Exit Berlin: How One Woman Saved Her Family from Nazi Germany, in which she looks at a collection of letters written between American industrialist…

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    Your Job in Germany and Frank Capra

    Mark Harris, author of Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War, talked about Frank Capra and his film, Your Job in Germany. This was a training film for U.S. troops…

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    Book Discussion on The Burning Shore

    Ed Offley talked about his book, The Burning Shore: How Hitler’s U-Boats Brought World War II to America, in which he recalls the German U-Boat offensive along America’s east…

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