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    Book Discussion on War Dogs

    Rebecca Frankel talked about her book War Dogs: Tales of Canine Heroism, History, and Love. This interview was held at the 347th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a…

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    Food and Climate Change

    Speakers talked about food policy, sustainability, and climate change. Christiana Wyly used slides as she talked about water and land resources used for livestock and argued that…

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    Stubby the War Dog

    Ann Bausum talked about her book, Sergeant Stubby: How a Stray Dog and His Best Friend Helped Win World War I and Stole the Heart of a Nation, about the life of “Sergeant…

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    Book Discussion on War Dogs

    Rebecca Frankel talked about her book, War Dogs: Tales of Canine Heroism, History, and Love, in which she discusses the history of canine warriors going back to 1942. She also describes the…

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    Book Discussion on The Beekeeper's Lament

    Hannah Nordhaus talked about her book, The Beekeeper’s Lament: How One Man and Half a Million Honey Bees Help Feed America, in which she talked about the bee population in America and…

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    Political Economy and Militarization of Bees

    Professor and author Jake Kosek talked about the use of bees by the military and in the U.S. “war on terror.” Professor Kosek discussed the social political history of bees and…

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    Book Discussion on The Sibley Guide to Birds

    David Sibley talked about his book, The Sibley Guide to Birds, a comprehensive guide to North American bird identification. He spoke in the Science Pavilion of the 2014 National Book…

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    Book Discussion on A Feathered River Across the Sky

    Joel Greenberg talked about his book, A Feathered River Across the Sky: The Passenger Pigeon’s Flight to Extinction. He spoke with Chicago Tribune correspondent and outdoor writer…

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    Hunting and Fishing Rights

    Jared Goodman, from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), talked about the view of animal activists on efforts to enshrine the right to hunt and fish in state…

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    State Hunting and Fishing Rights

    William Horn talked by remote video from Miami about efforts to enshrine the right to hunt and fish in state constitutions, as well as federal legislation regarding hunting and fishing…

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    Recovery Efforts for Pets in Moore, Oklahoma

    State Veterinarian Rod Hall talked about a pet triage center set up at a Home Depot in Moore, Oklahoma, after the May 20, 2013, tornado. He talked about the treatment being offered and…

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    Contamination of Beef Products in the United Kingdom

    The British House of Commons Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee heard testimony on government standards for testing meat products, protocol for the detection of…

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    Regulation of U.S. Egg Production

    Witnesses testified on the U.S. Egg Production Regulation Bill, S. 3239. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), one of the witnesses and the bill’s sponsor, explained that the bill was an…

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    The Old Cowtown Museum

    Anthony Horsch gave a tour of the Old Cowtown Museum as he talked about early life in Wichita, Kansas, and the role of cowboys and the cattle industry at the start of Wichita’s…

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    Panel on the American West

    Authors talked about their books about the American West. They responded to questions from members of the audience. Jonathan Kirsch moderated. “Nonfiction: Visions of the…

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    Book Discussion on No Animals Were Harmed and Calexico!

    Peter Laufer talked about his two latest books at Village Books in Bellingham, Washington. Calexico! is a study of life on the California-Mexico border, while No Animals Were Harmed looks at…

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    Laws on Exotic Animal Ownership

    Joan Schaffner talked about state laws regarding the ownership of exotic animals and how those laws address the welfare and safety concerns for both the exotic animals and the…

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    Wild Animals in British Circuses

    House of Commons members debated a motion to ban the use of wild animals in British circuses. Several members argued that constant movement of wild animals in cramped spaces is cruel…

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    Book Discussion on Seabiscuit vs. War Admiral

    Newsreel footage of the historic match race between West Coast star Seabiscuit and Triple Crown winner War Admiral at Pimlico Race Course.  The audio does not include the track…

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    The Cow Cavalry

    Rodney Kite-Powell talked about the cow cavalry which protected Florida’s cattle during the Civil War and supplied them to Confederate troops. He was interviewed Monday, May 9,…

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