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    Governor Pete Ricketts on Nebraska

    Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts (R) talked about the history and politics of the state. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour”…

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    Book Discussion on The Hidden History of America at War

    Kenneth C. Davis talked about his book, The Hidden History of America at War: Untold Tales from Yorktown to Fallujah. He spoke with Mark Jacob, author of 10 Things You Might Not Know About…

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    Book Discussion on Hell and Good Company

    Richard Rhodes talked about his book Hell and Good Company: The Spanish Civil War and the World It Made, in which he tells the story of the Spanish Civil War through the eyes of the…

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    Book Discussion on The Worth of War

    Professor Benjamin Ginsberg talked about his book, The Worth of War, about the upside of war, and in which he argues that war is a driver of human progress. This interview, recorded on…

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    Book Discussion on Warrior Diplomat

    Michael Waltz talked about his book, Warrior Diplomat: A Green Beret’s Battles from Washington to Afghanistan, about his experiences fighting the war on terror in Afghanistan and in…

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    Yochi Dreazen on The Invisible Front

    Yochi Dreazen talked about his book, The Invisible Front: Love and Loss in an Era of Endless War, about two brothers who died while serving with the U.S. Army, one by a roadside bomb in…

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    Christmastime on the Battlefield

    Stanley Weintraub talked about how soldiers experience Christmas while serving in the military. He spoke about how President Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill…

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    Presidential Decision-Making After Vietnam

    Marvin Kalb talked about the impact of the Vietnam War on presidential decision-making. He spoke about military conflicts as well as declared wars, including the wars in Iraq and…

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    Book Discussion on Thirteen Soldiers

    Senator John McCain (R-AZ) talked about the book he wrote with Mark Salter, Thirteen Soldiers: A Personal History of Americans at War, in which he discusses America’s armed conflicts…

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    Book Discussion on First SEALs

    Patrick O’Donnell talked about his book, First SEALs: The Untold Story of the Forging of America’s Most Elite Unit, in which he recounts the beginnings of the U.S. Navy SEALs,…

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    Returning Stolen Assets

    Panelists talked about the status of international efforts to return stolen assets to owners, particularly those affected by turmoil in the Middle East and North African Countries, similar…

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    Panel Discussion on Modern Conflicts

    Lien-Hang T. Nguyen, author of Hanoi’s War: An International History of the War for Peace in Vietnam, Ganesh Sitaraman, author of The Counterinsurgent’s Constitution: Law in the…

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    Debate on War and the Constitution

    John Yoo, author of Point of Attack: Preventive War, International Law, and Global Welfare, and Bruce Fein, author of Constitutional Peril: The Life and Death Struggle for Our Constitution…

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    Public Opinion and War

    Political scientists and academic lecturers talked about public opinion of war. They discussed past and current conflicts and how politics, casualties, and and the perception of…

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    1967 Newsreel on Egypt and the United Nations

    This 1967 Universal Newsreel highlighted Egypt’s acceptance of a United Nations proposed ceasefire in the Six-Day War with Israel.

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    Book Discussion on The Amazons

    Adrienne Mayor talked about her book The Amazons: Lives and Legends of Warrior Women Across the Ancient World, in which she combines classical myth and art, nomad traditions, and scientific…

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    Wartime Press

    Panelists talked about the evolution of the American wartime press from the Civil War to the present. They spoke about the relationship between the press and the executive branch, and…

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    Book Discussion on Here I Am

    Alan Huffman talked about his book, Here I Am: The Story of Tim Hetherington, War Photographer, in which he tells the story of Tim Hetherington and the message he was trying to convey…

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    Book Discussion on Seriously Not All Right

    Ron Capps talked about his book, Seriously Not All Right: Five Wars in Ten Years, in which he discusses his experiences in war zones such as Afghanistan, Iraq, Rwanda, and Kosovo, and the…

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    Book Discussion on War! What is it Good For?

    Ian Morris talked about his book, War! What Is It Good For?: Conflict and the Progress of Civilization From Primates to Robots, in which he argues that 15,000 years of war has advanced…

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