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    Book Discussion on The Mirror Test

    Kael Weston talked about his book, The Mirror Test: America at War in Iraq and Afghanistan, about America’s role in the world after September 11, 2001. In his book, Mr. Weston…

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    Book Discussion on Tea Party Women

    Professor Melissa Deckman talked about her book Tea Party Women: Mama Grizzlies, Grassroots Leaders, and the Changing Face of the American Right, in which he discusses the women behind the…

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    Immigration Reform Act and Latinos

    Professor Mariela Olivares talked about the effects of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 on Latinos, specifically from Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras. She…

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    Book Discussion on Love Wins

    Debbie Cenziper and Jim Obergefell talked about their book, Love Wins: The Lovers and Lawyers Who Fought the Landmark Case for Marriage Equality, about Mr. Obergefell’s legal…

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    Cultural Heritage and Confederate Monuments

    Professor Scott Nesbit talked about historic preservation and the debate over southern cultural heritage sites, such as the tearing down or the relocation of Civil War monuments and markers…

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    Book Discussion on If You Can Keep It

    Eric Metaxas talked about his book If You Can Keep It: The Forgotten Promise of American Liberty, in which he argues that America has drifted from the Founding Fathers' idea of liberty and…

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    Social Reformer and Photojournalist Jacob Riis

    Bonnie Yochelson talked about and showed images from her book, Jacob A. Riis: Revealing New York’s Other Half: A Complete Catalogue of His Photographs. Ms. Yochelson argued that…

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    Land Use During Reconstruction

    Professor Adam Dean talks about plans and proposals for land use and redistribution in the South and West during Reconstruction. He argued that a northern agrarian ideal was imposed on…

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    Book Discussion on In the Country We Love

    Diane Guerrero talked about her book, In the Country We Love: My Family Divided, about growing up in the U.S. with undocumented parents. She talked about what life is like for children…

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    U.S. Atomic War Plans from 1945-1950

    Professor John Curatola talked about his book, Bigger Bombs for a Brighter Tomorrow: The Strategic Air Command and American War Plans at the Dawn of the Atomic Age, 1945-1950. Professor…

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    Book Discussion on Man of Destiny

    Alonzo Hamby talked about his book Man of Destiny: FDR and the Making of the American Century, in which he looks at the personal and political life of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. He…

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    Book Discussion on 1941

    Marc Wortman talked about his book 1941: Fighting the Shadow War: A Divided America in a World at War, in which he examines America’s secret forays into World War II prior to the…

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    Book Discussion on Fair Labor Lawyer

    Marlene Trestman talked about her book Fair Labor Lawyer: The Remarkable Life of New Deal Attorney and Supreme Court Advocate Bessie Margolin, in which she recalls the impact attorney…

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    Book Discussion on The President's Book of Secrets

    David Priess talked about his book, The President’s Book of Secrets: The Untold Story of Intelligence Briefings to America’s Presidents from Kennedy to Obama, about the…

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    Book Discussion on MacArthur at War

    Walter Borneman talked about his book MacArthur at War: World War II in the Pacific, in which he examines General Douglas MacArthur’s leadership in the Pacific theater during World…

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    Book Discussion on Under This Roof

    Paul Brandus talked about his book Under This Roof: The White House and the Presidency--21 Presidents, 21 Rooms, 21 Inside Stories, in which he provides a history of the presidency through…

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    Hillary Clinton's Foreign Policy

    Jake Sullivan, a foreign policy adviser to 2016 Democratic presumptive presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, spoke at the Truman Center conference in Washington, D.C.

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    President Obama Remarks at Global Entrepreneurship Summit

    President Obama says he is “confident” that the United Kingdom would have an orderly transition from its membership in the European Union following last night’s vote to…

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    Facebook and Technological Innovation

    Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg took part in a conversation with American Enterprise Institute Ceo Arthur Brooks in Washington, DC today/Wednesday. The conversation…

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    Secretary Perez Remarks at NALEO Conference

    Labor Secretary Thomas Perez delivered remarks at the annual conference of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO). He commented on Supreme Court rulings…

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