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    Book Discussion on Why Liberals Win the Culture Wars

    Professor Stephen Prothero talked about his book Why Liberals Win the Culture Wars (Even When They Lose Elections): The Battles That Define America from Jefferson’s Heresies to Gay…

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    In Depth with Eric Burns

    Eric Burns talked about his books, which include Broadcast Blues, The Joy of Books, The Autograph, The Spirits of America, Infamous Scribblers, The Smoke of Gods, and All the News Unfit to…

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    Book Discussion on City of Thorns

    Ben Rawlence talked about his book, City of Thorns: Nine Lives in the World’s Largest Refugee Camp, about life in Dadaab Refugee Camp in northern Kenya. The camp, the largest in…

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    After Words with Matt Lewis

    Columnist Matt Lewis discusses his book Too Dumb to Fail: How the GOP Betrayed the Reagan Revolution to Win Elections (and How It Can Reclaim Its Conservative Roots), in which he looks at…

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    Panel Discussion on Former Librarian of Congress James Billington

    Panelists talked about the life and career of Librarian of Congress James Billington, who served from 1987-2015.

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    Book Discussion on The Art of Stillness

    Pico Iyer talked about his book, The Art of Stillness: Adventures in Going Nowhere, about his unique quest to "do nothing". Having traveled the globe from Cuba to Kathmandu and Easter…

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    Book Discussion on War Is Beautiful

    David Shields analyzed over a decade of war-related photos from Afghanistan and Iraq that appeared on the front page of The New York Times to determine what kind of message the paper had…

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    Book Discussion on The Death of Cancer

    Dr. Vincent DeVita, Jr., talked about his book The Death of Cancer, in which he provides a history of cancer from the perspective of an oncologist. In his book, he discusses the…

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    Book Discussion on Blood Medicine

    Kathleen Sharp talked about her book, Blood Medicine: Blowing the Whistle on One of the Deadliest Prescription Drugs Ever, about the prescription drug Procrit, also known as…

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    Biographer Lou Cannon on Writing

    Lou Cannon, President Ronald Reagan’s biographer, talked about his relationship with the former president and the challenges of writing books about a sitting president.…

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    Book Discussion on The Attacking Ocean

    Brian Fagan talked about his book, The Attacking Ocean: The Past, Present, and Future of Rising Sea Levels, about rising sea levels and the threat they pose to coastal cities.…

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    Book Discussion on After the Grizzly

    Peter Alagona talked about his book, After the Grizzly: Endangered Species and the Politics of Place in California, about California’s history of endangered species. C-SPAN’s…

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    Old Mission Santa Barbara Library and Archives

    Monica Orozco gave a tour of the archives of the Old Mission Santa Barbara and shared items that tell the story of the Mission and the surrounding area of Santa Barbara. Containing…

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    Book TV in Santa Barbara, California

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Santa Barbara, California, from January 9-15 to feature the history and literary life…

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    Book Discussion on Atmosphere of Hope

    Tim Flannery talked about his book Atmosphere of Hope: Searching for the Solutions to the Climate Crisis, in which he looks at “third way” technologies aimed at recreating,…

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    Book Discussion on Killing a King and The Bus on Jaffa Road

    Dan Ephron talked about his book, Killing a King: The Assassination of Yitzhak Rabin and the Remaking of Israel, about the lead-up to and assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak…

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    Book Discussion on Arms and the University

    Professor Donald Downs talked about his book, Arms and the University: Military Presence and the Civic Education of Non-Military Students, which he co-wrote with University of Pittsburgh…

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    Book Discussion on These United States

    Professors Glenda Gilmore and Thomas Sugrue talked about their book These United States: A Nation in the Making, 1890 to the Present, in which they examine the events that have defined the…

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    Book Discussion on Shadow Work

    Craig Lambert talked about his book, Shadow Work: The Unpaid, Unseen Jobs That Fill Your Day, about the work the public does for free that was once done by paid, entry-level workers,…

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    After Words with Eddie Glaude

    Professor Eddie Glaude talked about his book, Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul, about the state of black America. Professor Glaude argued that black…

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