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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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    Book Discussion on American Spartan

    Ann Scott Tyson talked about her book American Spartan: The Promise, the Mission, and the Betrayal of Special Forces Major Jim Gant, in which she tells the story of Special Forces Major Jim…

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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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    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 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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    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 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 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 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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    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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