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    Book Discussion on An American Diplomat in Franco Spain

    Professor Michael Aaron Rockland talked about his book, An American Diplomat in Franco Spain, in which he chronicles his experiences as a cultural attache at the U.S. Embassy in Madrid…

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    Book Discussion on Benedict Arnold's Navy

    Mr. Nelson talked about his book Benedict Arnold’s Navy: The Ragtag Fleet that Lost the Battle of Lake Champlain but Won the American Revolution, published by International…

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    Book Discussion on Billy, Alfred, and General Motors

    William Pelfrey talked about his book Billy, Alfred, and General Motors: The Story of Two Unique Men, a Legendary Company, and a Remarkable Time in American History, published by…

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    Book Discussion on If by Sea

    George Daughn talked about his book If by Sea: The Forging of the American Navy, from the Revolution to the War of 1812. He contended that several Founding Fathers rejected the creation of…

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    Book Discussion on The Lost World of James Smithson

    Architectural historian Heather Ewing talked about her book The Lost World of James Smithson: Science, Revolution, and the Birth of the Smithsonian, published by Bloomsbury USA. She…

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    Book Discussion on Invading Mexico

    Joseph Wheelan explores the Mexican-American War of 1846 to 1848. The author chronicles President James Polk’s desire to acquire California via war and the popular dissent that…

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    Book Discussion on Our Vietnam: The War, 1954-1975

    Professor Langguth spoke about his book Our Vietnam: The War, 1954-1975, published by Simon and Schuster. Professor Langguth’s book examines three main areas over this 20 year…

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    Book Discussion on American Made

    Nick Taylor spoke about his book American Made: The Enduring Legacy of the WPA - When FDR Put the Nation to Work. The book documents the history of the Works Progress Administration, a…

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    Book Discussion on Jubilee

    Mr. Dodson discusses his book Jubilee: The Emergence of African-American Culture, published by National Geographic Society. The book traces origins of the unique African-American…

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    Book Discussion on Brotherhood of the Bomb

    Mr. Herken talked about his book, Brotherhood of the Bomb: The Tangled Lives and Loyalties of Robert Oppenheimer, Ernest Lawrence, and Edward Teller, published by Henry Holt and…

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    Book Discussion on The Mercury 13

    Martha Ackmann discussed her book The Mercury 13: The Untold Story of Thirteen American Women and the Dream of Space Flight. The book is an account of thirteen women pilots who attempted to…

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    Book Discussion on Mayflower

    Nathaniel Philbrick talked about his book Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War, published by Viking. He read from his book and talked about the history of Plymouth Colony,…

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    Book Discussion on Revolutionary Characters: What Made the Founders Different

    Gordon Wood talked about his book, Revolutionary Characters: What Made the Founders Different, published by Penguin Press. The Pulitzer-Prize-winning author described the greatest…

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    Book Discussion on The Whiskey Rebellion

    William Hogeland talked about his book The Whiskey Rebellion: George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, and the Frontier Rebels Who Challenged America’s Newfound Sovereignty, published…

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    Book Discussion on This Republic of Suffering

    Drew Gilpin Faust talked about her book This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War. During the war, approximately 620,000 soldiers lost their lives. In her book…

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    Book Discussion on A Crack in the Edge of the World

    Simon Winchester talked about his book A Crack in the Edge of the World: America and the Great California Earthquake of 1906, published by HarperCollins. The book is an examination of…

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    Book Discussion on Washington's Crossing

    Mr. Fischer talked about his book, Washington’s Crossing, published by Oxford University Press. In the book, the author examines the history behind George Washington’s…

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    Book Discussion on A Secret History of the IRA

    Journalist Ed Moloney, who has covered the Irish Republican Army since the late 1970s, discussed his book, A Secret History of the IRA, published by W.W. Norton and Company. The book…

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    David Dorado Romo interview

    David Dorado Romo talked about the Mexican Revolution. He focused on the underground stories along the border of Mexico and the United States during the Mexican Revolution.  br/…

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    Book Discussion on Centennial Crisis: The Disputed Election of 1876

    Chief Justice William Rehnquist was interviewed at the U.S. Supreme Court about his book Centennial Crisis: The Disputed Election of 1876, published by Alfred A. Knopf. The book is an…

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