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    Christmastime on the Battlefield

    Stanley Weintraub, professor emeritus of Penn State University and Bronze Star Korean War Veteran, talked about how soldiers experience Christmas while serving in the military.

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    Thomas Jefferson in France

    James Thompson talked about Thomas Jefferson’s political philosophy and how his time in Paris in 1784 affected his way of thinking. Mr. Thompson spoke about the five years…

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    Book Discussion on Too Big to Jail

    Brandon Garrett talked about his book, Too Big to Jail: How Prosecutors Compromise with Corporations, in which he questions why, when dealing with crimes committed by large corporations,…

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    Conservationist John Muir

    Harold Wood talked about the naturalist at the California Historical Society in San Francisco. John Muir is often considered the “Father of the National Park System” and…

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    Presidential Decision-Making After Vietnam

    Marvin Kalb talked about the impact of the Vietnam War on presidential decision-making.

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    Book Discussion on Organic

    Peter Laufer talked about his book Organic: A Journalist’s Quest to Discover the Truth behind Food Labeling, in which he investigates the truth behind food labels. In his book,…

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    Book Discussion on Leo Strauss

    Robert Howse talked about his book, Leo Strauss: Man of Peace, about the life and career of the late University of Chicago professor Leo Strauss and discusses the influence that Strauss has…

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    Book Discussion on The Underground Girls of Kabul and Without You, There Is No Us

    Jenny Nordberg, author of The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan, and Suki Kim, author of Without You, There Is No Us: My Time with the Sons of…

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    Book Discussion on Band of Giants

    Jack Kelly talked about his book, Band of Giants: the Amateur Soldiers Who won America’s independence, about the lack of military experience that marked the Continental Army. In…

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    Book Discussion on Red State

    Wayne Thorburn, former executive director of the Republican Party of Texas, talked about his book, Red State: An Insider’s Story of How the GOP Came to Dominate Texas Politics, in…

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    Political Messages in Pop Culture

    Adam Guillette talked about the Moving Picture Institute and the films it produces, which focus on conservative issues, liberty, government waste, and corruption. Mr. Guillette…

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    Cold War Nuclear Arms Race

    Virginia Commonwealth University instructor Christopher Saladino talked about the competition between the U.S and the Soviet Union (USSR) to build advanced nuclear weaponry. He…

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    Book Discussion on Losing Our Way

    Bob Herbert talked about his book, Losing Our Way: An Intimate Portrait of a Troubled America, in which he profiles people he met along his journey across the U.S. following the end of his…

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    Patrick Cleburne at the Battle of Franklin

    A discussion on the Last Campaign in Tennessee during the Civil War.  This panel includes other subtopics such as General Patrick Cleburne.

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    Book Discussion on Nation Builder

    Charles Edel talked about his book, Nation Builder: John Quincy Adams and the Grand Strategy of the Republic, about John Quincy Adams' plans for the United States to become a global leader…

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    Book Discussion on William Wells Brown

    Ezra Greenspan talked about his book, William Wells Brown: An African American Life, about the life of William Wells Brown, a former slave who penned some of the earliest African American…

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    Role of the Air National Guard

    Lieutenant General Stanley Clarke spoke about the Air National Guard’s role both at home and overseas.

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    Jeh Johnson on Immigration Policy

    Secretary Jeh Johnson spoke about President Obama’s executive action on federal immigration policy. He was the keynote speaker at the Professional Services Council Annual…

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    Cuban President Raúl Castro Speech

    Cuban President Raúl Castro made a statement to the Cuban people on the impending normalization of relations with the United States.  br/ Courtesy of Cubavision. br/ In Spanish with…

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    President Obama Statement on Cuba Policy

    President Obama announced a major change in U.S. policy toward Cuba, including opening an embassy in Havana and opening trade and travel to the country, following the release of American…

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