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    Book Discussion on Billy, Alfred, and General Motors

    William Pelfrey talked about his book Billy, Alfred, and General Motors: The Story of Two Unique Men, a Legendary Company, and a Remarkable Time in American History, published by…

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    Book Discussion on The People's Tycoon: Henry Ford and the American Century

    Steven Watts talked about his biography The People’s Tycoon: Henry Ford and the American Century, published by Alfred A. Knopf. In it he writes that the automobile pioneer was…

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    Book Discussion on Give Me Tomorrow

    Patrick O’Donnell talked about the soldiers who made up George Company of the First Marines, one of the most highly decorated and bloodied companies in the Korean War. He spoke…

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    Book Discussion on The Lost Peace

    Robert Dallek examines the foreign policy decisions made by world leaders from the United States, China, Britain, France, and the Soviet Union following World War II. Mr. Dallek…

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    Book Discussion on Common Nonsense: Glenn Beck and the Triumph of Ignorance

    Alexander Zaitchik, a freelanc journalist who contributes to AlterNet.org, presents a critical account of political pundit Glenn Beck’s personal and professional…

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    Book Discussion on Animal Factory

    Mr. Kirby chronicles the difficulties of families that live adjacent to mass animal farms, covering the political, health, economic and legal issues of trying to battle a different…

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    Book Discussion on Within Our Reach: Ending the Mental Health Crisis

    A look at how far the treatment of mental health issues has come in the U.S. legally, medically and socially.

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    Book Discussion on On the Trail of the D.C. Sniper

    Mr. Censer makes the case that the local Washington news media turned the “D.C. Sniper” case into a national issue by reporting in a way that increased the level of fear in…

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    Book Discussion on The Last Founding Father

    Harlow Unger talked about his book The Last Founding Father: James Monroe and a Nation’s Call to Greatness (Da Capo Press; September 29, 2009). In this biography he recounts the life…

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    Book Discussion on Sarah from Alaska

    Scott Conroy and Shushannah Walshe talked about their book Sarah from Alaska: The Sudden Rise and Brutal Education of a New Conservative Superstar (PublicAffairs; November 3, 2009). In the…

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    Book Discussion on Outcasts United

    Warren St. John talked about his book Outcasts United: A Refugee Team, an American Town, published by Spiegel and Grau. In the book he explores the soccer program led by Luma…

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    Book Discussion on Bond of Union

    Gerard Koeppel talked about his book Bond of Union: Building the Erie Canal and the American Empire (Da Capo Press; March 9, 2009). In his book he presents a history of the creation of the…

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    Book Discussion on I'd Rather We Got Casinos and Other Black Thoughts

    “The Daily Show’s” Larry Wilmore talked about I’d Rather We Got Casinos and Other Black Thoughts (Hyperion; January 20, 2009). The book contains his musings and…

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    Book Discussion on Orange County: A Personal History

    Gustavo Arellano talked about Orange County: A Personal History, in which he br/ recounts his families immigration to the United States from Mexico and the history of Orange County,…

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    Book Discussion on The Conservative's Handbook

    Phil Valentine talked about his book The Conservative’s Handbook: Defining the Right Position on Issues from A to Z (Cumberland House Publishing; September 1, 2008). Phil Valentine,…

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    Book Discussion on The Irregulars

    Jennet Conant talked about the life of children’s author Roald Dahl, who wrote Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and James and the Giant Peach. Mr. Dahl worked to end the…

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    Book Discussion on Fire-Breathing Liberal

    Representative Robert Wexler talked about and read excertps from Fire-Breathing Liberal: How I Learned to Survive (and Thrive) in the Contact Sport of Congress, his book that describes his…

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    Book Discussion on Obamanomics

    John Talbott talked about his book Obamanomics: How Bottom-Up Economic Prosperity Will Replace Trickle-Down Economics (Seven Stories Press). In his book he examines Barack Obama’s…

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    Book Discussion on True Blue: To Protect and Serve

    Randy Sutton talked about the book he edited, True Blue: To Protect and Serve, published by St. Martin’s Press. The anthology is one of a series of books of autobiographical…

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    Book Discussion on Why You're Wrong About the Right

    S.E. Cupp and Brett Joshpe, self-identified “closet conservatives,” talked about their book, Why You’re Wrong About the Right, published by Threshold Editions. They…

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