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    Book Discussion on Patriotic Betrayal

    Karen Paget talked about her book Patriotic Betrayal: The Inside Story of the CIA’s Secret Campaign to Enroll American Students in the Crusade Against Communism, in which she recounts…

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    Soviet Spy Couple and the Atom Bomb

    Panelists talked about Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, the spy couple who leaked the secrets of the atom bomb to the Soviet Union in the 1950s. They spoke about the Rosenberg’s devotion…

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    After Words with Allan Ryskind

    Allan Ryskind, son of Marx Brothers screenwriter Morris Ryskind, talked about his book, Hollywood Traitors: Blacklisted Screenwriters - Agents of Stalin, Allies of Hitler, about the…

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    Senator Joe McCarthy's "Enemies from Within" Speech

    Margaret Brennan talked about Senator Joseph McCarthy’s (R-WI) “Enemies from Within” speech and the impact it had on his political career. Senator McCarthy delivered…

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    Panel Discussion on Low-Wage Workers

    Panelists, including fast food workers, labor journalists, and community organizers, talked about organizing low-wage workers in the struggle for a living wage. This discussion was…

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    Communist Party National Convention, Keynote Addresses

    Chair Sam Webb and others delivered keynote addresses at the Communist Party USA’s 30th National Convention, held at the University of Illinois-Chicago. Mr. Webb talked…

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    Dialogue and Diplomacy in the Reagan-Gorbachev Era

    Panelists who worked closely with American and Soviet leadership explained their personal experiences at the end of the Cold War. They talked about the behind-the-scenes interactions…

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    Q&A with Anne Applebaum

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Applebaum talked about her book, Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956. She used newly opened archives and conducted interviews to…

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    Senator Hubert Humphrey Interview

    Senator Hubert Humphrey (D-MN) appeared on the “Longines Chronoscope” interview program. Topics included the growth of communism, President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s…

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    The Life of Earl Browder

    Beccy Tanner talked about the life and career of Earl Browder, at one time the general secretary of the U.S. Communist Party and the Communist Party presidential candidate in 1936 and 1940.…

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    Book Discussion on It Was a Long Time Ago, and It Never Happened Anyway

    David Satter talked about the history of the Soviet Union and the millions of victims of communism, who he says have been forgotten. He responded to questions from members of the…

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    The Presidency and Cold War Policy

    Professor Thomas Whalen lectured at Boston University on the presidency and cold war policy from 1953 to 1963. He showed some slides during his presentation.

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    After Words with Mary Gabriel

    In a biography of Karl Marx and his wife Jenny that had been nominated for the 2011 National Book Award, Ms. Gabriel explores the private world of the poor writer whose political and…

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    Congress Investigates Communists in Hollywood

    A Universal International Newsreel about the House Un-American Activities Committee’s investigation of Communist influence in Hollywood and the motion picture film industry.

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    The Vietnam War Era

    Major Sean Sculley taught a course on American history from the late 19th century to the present at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. In this lecture, he focused on the…

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    Ambassador Clare Boothe Luce Interview

    A film was shown of U.S. Ambassador Clare Boothe Luce’s 1955 appearance on the “Longines Chronoscope” interview program. Topics included communist influence in Italy and…

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    Senator Joseph McCarthy Interview

    Senator Joseph McCarthy (R-WI) appeared on the “Longines Chronoscope” interview program. Topics included the presidential and senatorial campaigns in Wisconsin, communists…

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    Book Discussion on Dupes

    Paul Kengor, political science professor at Grove City College, contends that numerous progressives have assisted America’s adversaries. The author examines connections to the…

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    Book Discussion on The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain

    Peter Sis talked about his illustrated book, The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007). This Caldecott Honor Book for ages 8 and older is an account of…

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    Q&A with Michael Scammell

    Michael Scammell talked about his book Koestler: The Literary and Political Odyssey of a Twentieth-Century Skeptic (Random House; December 29, 2009). Arthur Koestler is best known for his…

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