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    Book Discussion on Fundraiser A

    Robert Blagojevich talked about his book, Fundraiser A: My Fight for Freedom and Justice, about being prosecuted along with his brother, former Governor Rod Blagojevich (D-IL),, and the…

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    Book Discussion on The Future of Violence

    Benjamin Wittes and Gabriella Blum talked about their book, The Future of Violence: Robots and Germs, Hackers and Drones-Confronting A New Age of Threat, about the threats we may face in…

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    In Depth with Jon Ronson

    Jon Ronson talked about his life and career and responded to viewer questions. Mr. Ronson is the author of So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed, The Psychopath Test: A Journey…

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    Book Discussion on Transgender Rights and Politics

    Professor Donald Haider-Markel, co-editor of Transgender Rights and Politics: Groups, Issue Framing, and Policy Adoption, talked about issues important to the transgender community and…

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    Book Discussion on Hometown Appetites

    Cynthia Harris, co-author of Hometown Appetites, talked about the largely forgotten American food writer Clementine Paddleford, who by the 1950s and 1960s had built a readership of 12…

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    Kansas Governor's Mansion Library

    Mary Madden gave a tour of the library at Cedar Crest, the Kansas Governor’s home, and talked about the importance of its collection of books. Cedar Crest was built in 1928 by…

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    Book Discussion on Pulled Over

    Professors Charles Epp and Steven Maynard-Moody, co-authors of Pulled Over: How Police Stops Define Race and Citizenship, talked about the history of police stops and their impact on…

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    Samuel Reader Diaries

    Michael Church talked about Samuel Reader, a Kansas pioneer, farmer, and soldier. Inspired by Lewis and Clark, Samuel Reader began keeping at diary in 1849 at the age of 14. He kept…

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    Book Discussion on Mayday Over Wichita

    D.W. Carter talked about his book, Mayday Over Wichita: The Worst Military Aviation Disaster in Kansas History, about the 1965 crash of an U.S. Air Force KC-135 tanker into an African…

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    Book Discussion on The Modi Effect

    Lance Price talked about his book, The Modi Effect: Inside Narendra Modi’s Campaign to Transform India, about the election of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his plans for…

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    After Words with Peter Slevin

    Peter Slevin talked about his book, Michelle Obama: A Life, about the life of the first lady from childhood through the White House. Mr. Slevin was interviewed by Cassandra…

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    Washington Post Nonfiction Best-Sellers List

    The Washington Post list of best-selling nonfiction books as of May 2, 2015, was shown.

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    Book Discussion on Dealing with China

    Henry Paulson talked about his book, Dealing with China: An Insider Unmasks the New Economic Superpower, about the the creation, evolution, and future of China’s capitalist…

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    Book Discussion on The Road to Character

    David Brooks talked about his book The Road to Character, in which he looks at where character comes from and how it is shaped. He argues that in our modern culture of achievement,…

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    Book Discussion on The Civil War in Kansas

    Debra Goodrich Bisel talked about her book, The Civil War in Kansas: Ten Years of Turmoil, about how fighting in Kansas began six years before the Civil War officially started in 1861. The…

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    Panel Discussion on World War II Internment

    Jan Jarboe Russell, author of The Train to Crystal City: FDR’s Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America’s Only Family Internment Camp During World War II, and Richard…

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    Book Discussion on Another Great Day at Sea

    Geoff Dyer talked about his book, Another Great Day at Sea: Life Aboard the USS George H.W. Bush, about his experiences while living aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush. …

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    Book Discussion on Eli Reed: A Long Walk Home

    Eli Reed talked about book, Eli Reed: A Long Walk Home, about his career and collection of photos spanning over four decades.  This event took place at the third annual San Antonio…

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    Book Discussion on Smart People Should Build Things

    Andrew Yang talked about his book Smart People Should Build Things: How to Restore Our Culture of Achievement, Build a Path for Entrepreneurs, and Create New Jobs in America, in which he…

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    Book Discussion on Soldier Girls

    Helen Thorpe talked about her book, Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War, about three women who joined the Indiana National Guard and were deployed to Iraq and…

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