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    Taverns of Pre-Revolutionary New York City

    Benjamin Carp talked about the link between alcohol and politics in Pre-Revolutionary New York City. Professor Carp said that as central meeting places, taverns stimulated discussions…

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    Siege of Charleston

    Stephen Wise talks about how Union forces repeatedly targeted the port of Charleston, South Carolina, using a variety of tactics including the new naval technology of ironclad…

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    Congressional Career of Representative Frank Wolf

    Representative Frank Wolf (R-VA), who was retiring at the at the conclusion of his 17th term in office, talked about his 33 years in Congress.

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    2014 National Book Awards

    The National Book Foundation presented the 65th annual National Book Awards in New York City, including the announcements of the winners for Non-Fiction, Fiction, Poetry, and Young…

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    U.S. Capitol Dome Scaffolding Tour

    Architect of the Capitol Stephen Ayers led a tour of the scaffolding on the Capitol Dome and spoke to reporters about the process of restoring the building.

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    Book Discussion on Knife Fights

    Lieutenant Colonel John Nagl (Retired) talked about his book, Knife Fights: A Memoir of Modern War in Theory and Practice, in which he discusses the development and effectiveness of the…

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    Book Discussion on The Seven Deadly Virtues

    Jonathan Last talked about the book he edited, The Seven Deadly Virtues: 18 Conservative Writers on Why the Virtuous Life is Funny as Hell, in which he brought together 18 conservative…

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    President Ford Pardon of Richard Nixon

    John Logie and Jill Wine-Banks, talked about President Ford’s pardon of President Nixon, and recalled the events that led up to the pardon. President Ford pardoned former…

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    Fort McHenry After the Star-Spangled Banner

    Vince Vaise talked about Fort McHenry’s little-known but important role in the Civil War, World War I, and beyond. br/ Fort McHenry is the birthplace of the Star-Spangled…

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    Vietnam War Protest Artifacts

    Leslie Bellais talked about some of the artifacts related to the August 24, 1970 bombing at Sterling Hall on the University of Wisconsin - Madison campus. The bombers targeted the…

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    Vietnam War Protests

    Patrick Quinn, David Maraniss, and Mayor Paul Soglin talked about the Vietnam War Protests in Madison, Wisconsin, during the 1960s. Patrick Quinn was part of a group who organized the…

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    Senator La Follette and the Progressive Movement

    Michael Stevens talked about the role Senator Bob La Follette, Sr. played in building the Progressive Movement during the early part of the 20th century. He also talked about La…

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    Book Discussion on 41

    President George W. Bush talked about his biography, 41: A Portrait of My Father. He spoke with Andy Card, who served as White House Chief of Staff for President George W. Bush and…

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    World War II Veterans

    Veterans of World War II talked about their experiences during the war, including those of the "Doolittle Raiders, who conducted the first air raid on Japan in the spring of 1942. br/…

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    Book Discussion on The End of Greatness

    Aaron David Miller talked about his book, The End of Greatness: Why America Can’t Have (and Doesn’t Want) Another Great President, in which he argues that American’s…

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    Tuskegee Airmen

    Members of the Tuskegee Airmen talked about their experiences in World War II, including the segregation and discrimination they faced while serving. br/ American Veterans Center 17th…

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    Medical Experts and the Kennedy Assassination

    Dr. Gary Aguilar talked about medical evidence related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Using medical reports and diagrams of JFK’s wounds provided to the…

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    Union Army Field Artillery

    Lawrence Kaplan talked about the strategies employed by the Union Army’s field artillery command during the Civil War, with a focus on the role played by artillery in the battles of…

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    Book Discussion on Forgotten Fifteenth

    Barrett Tillman talked about his book, Forgotten Fifteenth: The Daring Airmen Who Crippled Hitler’s War Machine, in which he recounts the U.S. Fifteenth Air Force’s military…

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    Legacy of World War I Panel Discussion

    Panelists discussed the legacy of World War I. Then Mr. Kolakowski made closing remarks. br/ “Legacies of the Great War” was the final panel of the MacArthur…

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