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    Book Discussion on Spain in our Hearts

    Adam Hochschild talked about his book, Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939, about the close to 3,000 Americans that took part in the Spanish Civil War, from a…

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    Interview with Lisa Lucas

    Lisa Lucas, director of the National Book Foundation, talked about the foundation’s role in the book world and the work involved in promoting and hosting the National Book…

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    Book Discussion on Alter Egos

    Mark Landler talked about his book, Alter Egos: Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and the Twilight Struggle Over American Power, about the relationship between President Obama and former…

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    Understanding Ronald Reagan

    James Rosebush talked about President Ronald Reagan’s personal life and personality. Mr. Rosebush is the author of True Reagan: What Made Ronald Reagan Great and Why it…

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    Book Discussion on The Statesman and the Storyteller

    Mark Zwonitzer talked about his book, The Statesman and the Storyteller: John Hay, Mark Twain, and the Rise of American Imperialism, about the friendship between author Mark Twain and…

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    Abraham Lincoln and Immigration

    Jason H. Silverman talked about his book, Lincoln and the Immigrant. He described Abraham Lincoln’s encounters, as a lawyer and politician, with immigrants, including Haitians,…

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    After Words with Pamela Haag

    Pamela Haag talked about her book The Gunning of America: Business and the Making of American Gun Culture, in which she traces the history of guns and examines when and how they became a…

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    Congresswoman Patsy Takemoto Mink

    Professor Judy Wu talked about the life and career of Representative Patsy Takemoto Mink (D-HI). She was interviewed at the 2016 meeting of the Organization of American Historians in…

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    Cultural Heritage and Confederate Monuments

    Professor Scott Nesbit talked about historic preservation and the debate over southern cultural heritage sites, such as the tearing down or the relocation of Civil War monuments and markers…

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    Book Discussion on If You Can Keep It

    Eric Metaxas talked about his book If You Can Keep It: The Forgotten Promise of American Liberty, in which he argues that America has drifted from the Founding Fathers' idea of liberty and…

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    Land Use During Reconstruction

    Professor Adam Dean talks about plans and proposals for land use and redistribution in the South and West during Reconstruction. He argued that a northern agrarian ideal was imposed on…

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    U.S. Atomic War Plans from 1945-1950

    Professor John Curatola talked about his book, Bigger Bombs for a Brighter Tomorrow: The Strategic Air Command and American War Plans at the Dawn of the Atomic Age, 1945-1950. Professor…

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    Book Discussion on Man of Destiny

    Alonzo Hamby talked about his book Man of Destiny: FDR and the Making of the American Century, in which he looks at the personal and political life of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. He…

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    Book Discussion on 1941

    Marc Wortman talked about his book 1941: Fighting the Shadow War: A Divided America in a World at War, in which he examines America’s secret forays into World War II prior to the…

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    Book Discussion on The President's Book of Secrets

    David Priess talked about his book, The President’s Book of Secrets: The Untold Story of Intelligence Briefings to America’s Presidents from Kennedy to Obama, about the…

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    Book Discussion on MacArthur at War

    Walter Borneman talked about his book MacArthur at War: World War II in the Pacific, in which he examines General Douglas MacArthur’s leadership in the Pacific theater during World…

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    Book Discussion on Under This Roof

    Paul Brandus talked about his book Under This Roof: The White House and the Presidency--21 Presidents, 21 Rooms, 21 Inside Stories, in which he provides a history of the presidency through…

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    Freed People's Refugee Camps

    Professor Abigail Cooper talked about what life would have been like in freed people’s refugee camps during and after the Civil War. Professor Cooper spoke at “Reconstruction…

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    Former U.S. Capitol Pages

    Former House and Senate Pages, who served between 1967 and 2001, talked about their experiences. Cokie Roberts moderated the discussion.  “Pages Through the Decades”…

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    Interview with Marji Ross

    Marji Ross, president and publisher of Regnery Publishing, talked about the book publisher’s history and operations and previewed forthcoming titles. She was interviewed at BookExpo…

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