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    Classical Liberal Constitution

    Law professor Richard Epstein talked about his book, The Classical Liberal Constitution: The Uncertain Quest for Limited Government, with law professor Theodore Ruger. They discussed a…

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    Book Discussion on Unabomber

    Retired Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents Jim Freeman, Terry Turchie, and Donald Max Noel talked about their book, Unabomber: How the FBI Broke Its Own Rules to Capture the…

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    Book Discussion on Born Fighting: How the Scots-Irish Shaped America

    Former Secretary Webb talked about his book Born Fighting: How the Scots-Irish Shaped America, published by Broadway. He traced the immigration of the Scots-Irish, an ethnic group…

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    Book Discussion on Civil War Lover's Guide to New York City

    Author Bill Morgan talked about highlights from his book, The Civil War Lover’s Guide to New York City, in which he looks at more than 150 Civil War monuments, memorials, forts,…

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    Book Discussion on Washington Brotherhood

    Rachel Shelden talked about her book Washington Brotherhood: Politics, Social Life, and the Coming of the Civil War, in which she reports on the collegial political atmosphere in Washington…

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    Book Discussion on Backstage at the Lincoln Assassination

    Thomas Bogar talked about his book, Backstage at the Lincoln Assassination: The Untold Story of the Actors and Stagehands at Ford’s Theatre, at the National Archives in Washington,…

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    Book Discussion on The Men Who United the States

    Simon Winchester talked about his book, The Men Who United The States: America’s Explorers, Inventors, Eccentrics, and Mavericks, and the Creation of One Nation, Indivisible, in which…

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    Book Discussion on Finding the Dragon Lady

    Monique Demery talked about her book, Finding the Dragon Lady: The Mystery of Vietnam’s Madame Nhu, in which she recounts the 1963 coup in South Vietnam that led to the execution of…

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    Book Discussion on A Call to Arms

    Maury Klein talked about his book, A Call to Arms: Mobilizing America for World War II, in which he recounts the creation of the American arsenal during World War II. In his book, the…

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    Book Discussion on Revolutionary Summer

    Joseph Ellis talked about his book, Revolutionary Summer: The Birth of American Independence, in which he recounts the beginnings of the Revolutionary War. The author also talked about…

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    Book Discussion on The Secret Rescue

    Cate Lineberry talked about her book, The Secret Rescue: An Untold Story of American Nurses and Medics Behind Nazi Lines, in which she recounts the emergency landing of a military transport…

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    Book Discussion on Our Lives, Our Fortunes and Our Sacred Honor

    Richard Beeman talked about his book, Our Lives, Our Fortunes and Our Sacred Honor, in which he explores the political and social landscape of the United States between the meeting of the…

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    Book Discussion on Defiant Brides

    Nancy Rubin Stuart talked about her book, Defiant Brides: The Untold Story of Two Revolutionary-Era Women and the Radical Men They Married, in which she recounts the lives of Peggy Shippen…

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    Book Discussion on The Age of Edison

    Ernest Freeberg recounts Thomas Edison’s creation of the incandescent light bulb in 1879. The author reports on the way that electrical light transformed the way people lived and…

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    Book Discussion on The Battle of Bretton Woods

    Benn Steil talks about his book, The Battle of Bretton Woods: John Maynard Keynes, Harry Dexter White, and the Making of a New World Order, in which he explores the creation of the Bretton…

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    Book Discussion on My Share of the Task

    General Stanley McChrystal talked about his memoir, My Share of the Task, with author and journalist Mark Bowden. In the book, the former commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan…

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    Book Discussion on Into Dust and Fire

    Rachel Cox recounted the decision by five men, including her Uncle Rob Cox, to leave their Ivy League schools and join the British Army in the spring of 1941, six months prior to Pearl…

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    Book Discussion on Subversives

    Author Seth Rosenfeld, former investigative reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle and San Francisco Examiner, talked about his book, Subversives: The FBI’s War on Student Radicals,…

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    Book Discussion on Negotiating with Iran

    Ambassador John W. Limbert talks about his book Negotiating with Iran: Wrestling the Ghosts of History. He also shared his experiences being held hostage for 444 days during the Iran…

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    Book Discussion on Rendezvous with Destiny

    Craig Shirley talked about his book Rendezvous with Destiny: Ronald Reagan and the Campaign That Changed America (Intercollegiate Studies Institute; October 15, 2009). In his book he tells…

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