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    In Depth with Bing West

    Author and military strategist Bing West spoke about his life and career. The former assistant secretary of defense. former RAND analyst, and current member of the Council on Foreign…

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    Book Discussion on Eyes on the Target

    Richard Miniter talked about his new book, Eyes on Target: Inside Stories from the Brotherhood of the U.S. Navy SEALs, in which Mr. Miniter chronicles the history of the Navy SEALs and…

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    American Conflicts Since Vietnam

    History professor Michael Gambone talked about America’s involvement in conflicts since the Vietnam War. Professor Gambone examines the missions, goals, successes and failures of…

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    Book Discussion on Vietnam: The Real War

    Santiago Lyon, Peter Arnett, Nick Ut, and Julie Jacobson talked about the book Vietnam: The Real War - A Photographic History by the Associated Press and the state of war photography…

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    Wartime Presidents from Lincoln to Obama

    Author Andrew Polsky talked about the wartime decisions of several U.S. Presidents, from Abraham Lincoln to Barack Obama. All U.S. presidents, regardless of their background, serve as…

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    Book Discussion on The Road to War

    Marvin Kalb talked about his book, The Road to War: Presidential Commitments Honored and Betrayed. He spoke with the Chicago Tribune's Bruce Dold.
    This event took place in the University…

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    Book Discussion on 38 Nooses

    Scott Berg talked about his book, 38 Nooses: Lincoln, Little Crow, and the Beginning of the Frontier’s End, in which he recounts the Dakota War of 1862. He responded to questions from…

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    Book Discussion on The Savior Generals

    Victor Davis Hanson talked about his book, The Savior Generals: How Five Great Commanders Saved Wars That Were Lost - From Ancient Greece to Iraq, in which he profiles five generals who, he…

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    Book Discussion on If You Knew Me You Would Care

    Zainab Salbi talked about her book, If You Knew Me You Would Care, in which she profiles women who have lived through war and other horrors. For the book, she interviewed women in…

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    Nature of War in Dr. Seuss' Butter Battle Book

    Scholars talked about Dr. Seuss' retelling of the Cold War in his Butter Battle book and his themes of war, international disputes, and ideological differences.
    This was part of a New…

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    U.S. Intervention in Foreign Conflicts

    David Phillips, a former senior adviser to the U.S. Department of State, talked about U.S. intervention in foreign conflicts. He talked about his new book, Liberating Kosovo: Coercive…

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    Book Discussion on Invisible Armies

    Max Boot, fellow in National Security Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, talked about his book, Invisible Armies: An Epic History of Guerrilla Warfare From Ancient Times to the…

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    History of POWs held by U.S.

    Franciscan University of Steubenville professor of history Dr. Robert Doyle discussed the history of POW’s held by the U.S. His class detailed the numbers and treatment of POWs…

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    Admiral George Dewey

    Local historians spoke about Montpelier, Vermont native Admiral George Dewey and his role in the Spanish-American war, which launched the U.S. onto the world stage. Admiral Dewey was…

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    Book Discussion on Into the Fire

    Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer talked about his book, Into the Fire: A Firsthand Account of the Most Extraordinary Battle in the Afghan War. He also responded to questions from the…

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    Book Discussion on Winter of the World

    Historical novelist Ken Follett spoke about the second book in his Century Trilogy focusing on American, English, German, Russian, and Welsh families as they traversed the social and…

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    After Words with Kofi Annan

    The former U.N.Secretary-General recounts his time at the head of the international organization. He discusses his tenure and subsequent work in international relations with BBC…

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    After Words with Marguerite Guzman Bouvard

    Poet and professor Marguerite Guzman Bouvard focused on the battles U.S. veterans must endure once they return home from serving in combat zones. She argued that unconventional…

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    World War II Veterans Mark Victory over Japan Day

    U.S. and Japanese Veterans of World War II spoke at an event marking Victory over Japan Day. Fiske Hanley, a B-29 crew member shot down on his 7th mission over Japan, and Bill Nagase,…

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    The Compromise of 1850

    Fergus Bordewich talked about the Compromise of 1850 and the two generations of senators who dominated the great debate. Mr. Bordewich focused on Henry Clay, Stephen Douglas, and…

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