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    Book Discussion on 10 Books That Screwed Up the World

    Elizabeth Kantor "The Politically Incorrect Guide to English and American Litera

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    Book Discussion on Illegal Action

    Stella Rimington, the head of Britain’s Security Service (commonly known as MI5) from 1992 to 1996, talks about her latest spy novel (Illegal Action), her experiences at MI5, and the…

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    Book Discussion on Gandhi: The Man, His People, and the Empire

    Rajmohan Gandhi talked about his biography of his grandfather, Gandhi: The Man, His People, and the Empire, published by University of California Press. In the book he provides a full…

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    Infamous Lives Panel

    The panelists talked about the creation of "infamy". They spoke on the public perception of those that are categorized as infamous and the options of those that are branded as such for…

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    Book Discussion on Opportunity Time: A Memoir

    From the 2008 Virginia Festival of the Book in Charlottesville, Virginia, former Virginia Governor Linwood Holton talked about his memoir, Opportunity Time, published by the University of…

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    Book Discussion on From the Barrio to Washington

    Armando Miguel Rodriguez talked about his book From the Barrio to Washington: An Educator’s Journey, published by University of New Mexico Press. The book chronicles his…

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    Book Discussion on Blue Rage, Black Redemption: A Memoir

    Panelists talked about Stanley Tookie William’s memoir, "Blue Rage, Black Redemption: A Memoir", published by Touchstone.Stanley Tookie Williams was the co-founder of the Los Angeles…

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    Book Discussion on Blacklisted by History

    M. Stanton Evans talked about his book, Blacklisted by History: The Untold Story of Senator Joe McCarthy and His Fight Against America’s Enemies, published by Crown Forum. The…

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    Book Discussion on Boone: A Biography

    Robert Morgan talked about his book Boone: A Biography, published by Shannon Ravenel. In his book he chronicled the life of Daniel Boone and remarked on the common misconceptions that…

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    Book Discussion on Touch and Go: A Memoir

    Studs Terkel talked about his book Touch and Go: A Memoir, published by New Press. The 95 year-old author was interviewed at his home in Chicago. Mr. Terkel discussed his…

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    Book Discussion on Revolution of Hope

    Former Mexican President Vicente Fox talked about his book Revolution of Hope: The Life, Faith, and Dreams of a Mexican President, published by Viking. In the book he recounts his life…

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    Book Discussion on Cheney

    Mr. Hayes was interviewed about his book, Cheney: The Untold Story of America’s Most Powerful and Controversial Vice President, published by HarperCollins. He talked with…

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    Gunter Grass and Norman Mailer Interview

    Nobel Prize-winning novelist Gunter Grass and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Norman Mailer discussed their life and work with novelist Andrew O’Hagan on stage before an…

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    Book Discussion on Fallen Founder: The Life of Aaron Burr

    Nancy Isenberg talked about her book Fallen Founder: The Life of Aaron Burr, published by Viking. She contends that the third vice president of the United States deserves to be…

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    Book Discussion on Reading the Man: A Portrait of Robert E. Lee

    Ms. Pryor talked about her book, Reading the Man: A Portrait of Robert E. Lee, published by Penguin. She described being allowed by Lee’s family to use many letters written…

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    Book Discussion on Eugene V. Debs: Citizen and Socialist

    Mr. Salvatore talked about the second edition of his book, Eugene V. Debs: Citizen and Socialist, published by University of Illinois Press. He described Debs' life (1855 - 1926)…

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    Book Discussion on American Patriot

    Robert Coram talked about his book American Patriot: The Life and Wars of Colonel Bud Day, published by Little, Brown and Company. He recounted the life of Colonel Day, whose…

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    Book Discussion on Einstein: His Life and Universe

    Historian Walter Isaacson talked about his book, Einstein: His Life and Universe, published by Simon and Schuster. He described the life of scientist Albert Einstein whose theories in…

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    Presidential Biography Panel

    A panel of presidential biographers discussed the presidencies of Thomas Jefferson, Gerald Ford, and Calvin Coolidge. They discussed how these presidents are understood in contemporary…

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    Book Discussion on Sigmund Freud

    Peter Kramer talked about his latest book, Sigmund Freud: Inventor of the Modern Mind, published by Eminent Lives. Dr. Kramer, psychiatrist and public radio host, talked about…

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