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    U.S.-China Economic Relations

    Chinese Vice Minister of Finance H.E. Guangyao Zhu spoke at the Peterson Institute for International Economics on the future of U.S.-China economic relations and the relationship’s…

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    Book Discussion on Landslide

    Jonathan Darman talked about his book, Landslide: LBJ and Ronald Reagan at the Dawn of a New America, in which he examines the presidential election of Lyndon Baines Johnson in 1964 and…

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    Book Discussion on Rebel Yell

    S.C. Gwynne talked about his book, Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson, in which he recounts the life and military career of Confederate general Thomas…

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    Book Discussion on John Quincy Adams

    Fred Kaplan talked about his biography, John Quincy Adams: American Visionary, in which he argues that even though John Quincy Adams was not remembered for being a great president, he was…

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    Naval Warfare in the American Revolution

    Dennis Conrad talked about America’s naval heritage and the changes in the nature of naval warfare during the American Revolution. Mr. Conrad also described how ships from…

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    History of Native American Treaties

    Robert Clinton talked about the history of treaties between Native Americans and non-native settlers. He traced the evolution of Anglo-American treaties and how they shifted from…

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    Book Discussion on Embattled Rebel

    James McPherson talked about his book, Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis as Commander in Chief. br/ He spoke in Room 16 of the Legislative Plaza at the 2014 Southern Festival of Books, held…

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    Book Discussion on Assassins, Eccentrics, Politicians, and Other Persons of Interest

    Curtis Wilkie talked about his book, Assassins, Eccentrics, Politicians, and Other Persons of Interest. br/ He spoke in Room 16 of the Legislative Plaza at the 2014 Southern Festival of…

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    Airline Safety and Security

    Michael Huerta talked about airline safety and security. Among his remarks he detailed new protocols in response to a fire at the Chicago’s air traffic control center. He…

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    Book Discussion on First Family Detail

    Ronald Kessler talked about his book, The First Family Detail: Secret Service Agents Reveal the Hidden Lives of the Presidents, in which he discusses what Secret Service agents have…

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    U.S.-Native American Treaties

    Richard Hill talked about the history of Native American treaties. He explained the nature of treaty making as well as the rituals and the artifacts that helped bind treaties between…

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    Book Discussion on Worthy Fights

    Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta talked about his book, Worthy Fights: A Memoir of Leadership in War and Peace, in which he discusses his career in public service, ranging from his…

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    Life and Legacy of Booker T. Washington

    Chester Fontenot talked about the life and legacy of Booker T. Washington. Professor Fontenot spoke about Mr. Washington’s early years at Tuskegee University and looks at…

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    Congress and Civil War Peace Terms

    Gregory Downs talked about the role of Congress following the end of the Civil War. Professor downs said that when Congress met in December of 1865, occupation of the South,…

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    William S. Rosecrans and the Union Victory

    David Moore, author of William S. Rosecrans and the Union Victory: A Civil War Biography, talked about West Point graduate and Union General William Rosencrans. An engineer and…

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    Material Culture of the Colonial South

    Ronald Hurst talked about how what people imported, made, and used in the colonial American South was often influenced by their ethnicity and religion. He spoke about how furniture,…

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    Book Discussion on Auto Biography

    Earl Swift talked about his book, Auto Biography: A Classic Car, an Outlaw Motorhead, and 57 Years of the American Dream. br/ He spoke in Room 16 of the Legislative Plaza at the 2014…

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    Book Discussion on No Good Men Among the Living

    Anand Gopal talked about his book, No Good Men Among the Living: America, the Taliban, and The War Through Afghan Eyes. br/ He spoke in Room 16 of the Legislative Plaza at the 2014 Southern…

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    President Obama on Consumer Financial Security

    President Obama spoke at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau about his administration’s efforts to protect Americans' financial security. He then signed an executive order…

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    Secretary Kerry on U.S. Response to Ebola

    Secretary John Kerry spoke at a briefing for members of the diplomatic corps about the U.S. response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. He called for more equipment and health care…

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