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    Flags of the American Revolution

    R. Scott Stephenson talked about the history of 18th century battle flags. Mr. Stephenson discussed the importance of each flag and the role they play as symbols of American…

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    National Security Threats

    Peter Singer talked about his predictions of what the next global conflict would look like as outlined in his book, Ghost Fleet: A Novel of the Next World War.

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    Textual Tradition and the Declaration of Independence

    Panelists talked about the text of the Declaration of Independence and how it reflects the time it was written. Topics included the punctuation used in the document and the differences…

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    Remembering Groves and Oppenheimer

    Robert Norris, Kari Bird, and Marty Sherwin talked about the impact General Leslie Groves and Robert Oppenheimer had on the Manhattan Project. They were joined by grandson Charles…

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    Espionage and the Manhattan Project

    Robert S. Norris talked about George Koval, an American citizen who spied for the Soviet Union for almost ten years and supplied them with information about the atomic bomb…

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    Women of the Manhattan Project

    Rosemary Lane and Isabelle Karle, veterans of the Manhattan Project, spoke about their different experiences with the project and the various opportunities it provided for them and other…

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    Conversation with Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter

    Former President Jimmy Carter and first lady Rosalynn Carter were interviewed by Walter Isaacson at the Aspen Institute. They discussed topics relating to international and domestic…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls on a Politico piece on whether President Obama’s presidency was “reborn” after the Supreme Court decisions of the previous…

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    Q&A with Evan Thomas

    Evan Thomas talked about his book, Being Nixon: A Man Divided, about the life and career of Richard Nixon. In his book, Mr. Thomas explores President Nixon’s early years and…

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    Book Discussion on Reagan

    H.W. Brands talked about his book Reagan: A Life, in which he recounts the life and political career of America’s 40th president.

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    Second Term Presidents

    Panelists talked about second term presidents. Topics included how they worked with Congress, their own party, and the opposing party. They also spoke about how presidents'…

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    Assassination of President McKinley

    Professor Ralph Nurnberger talked about President William McKinley’s foreign policy while in office and the events leading up to his assassination. Professor Nurnberger described…

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    Book Discussion on How Music Got Free

    Stephen Witt talked about his book How Music Got Free: The End of an Industry, the Turn of the Century, and the Patient Zero of Piracy, in which he recounts the creation of the .mp3 and the…

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    Magna Carta Legal Heritage

    Baroness Brenda Hale, deputy president of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, delivered the Supreme Court Historical Society’s annual lecture. The topic was the shared legal…

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    Book Discussion on Lost Destiny

    Alan Axelrod talked about his book Lost Destiny: Joe Kennedy Jr. and the Doomed WWII Mission to Save London, in which he recounts the American bombing mission, Operation…

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    Women and the Battle of Gettysburg

    Jared Frederick talked about the different accounts of women and their families during the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863. He spoke about how the residents of the town, mainly women and…

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    Assassination and Legacy of President Lincoln

    Michael Kauffman talked about the legacy of Abraham Lincoln and his impact on the U.S. and the world following his assassination. He also spoke about John Wilkes Booth’s motives…

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    John Coski on the Confederate Flag

    John Coski talked by telephone about the use and meaning of the Confederate flag. He talked about the recent events, and especially the discussions since the June 17, 2015, shooting at…

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    South Carolina State Senate Debate on the Confederate Flag

    The South Carolina State Senate convened for a special session to debate a procedural measure that would allow them to consider at a future date a bill that would remove the Confederate…

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    South Carolina State Legislature Session, Closing

    State Senator Gerald Malloy talked about funeral arrangement for State Senator Clementa Pinckney, who was one of the nine people killed in the June 17, 2015, shooting at the Emanuel African…

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