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    The Monopoly Menace

    Barry Lynn talked about his book Cornered: The New Monopoly Capitalism and the Economics of Destruction (Wiley; January 7, 2010). In his book he explores the industrial interdependence…

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    Book Discussion on Thomas Jefferson: Author of America

    Christopher Hitchens talked about his book Thomas Jefferson: Author of America, published by HarperCollins in its Eminent Lives series. He described both the public and private lives…

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    Wall Street Woes

    William Cohan talked about his book House of Cards: A Tale of Hubris and Wretched Excess on Wall Street (Doubleday; March 10, 2009). In his book Mr. Cohan details the rise and fall of…

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    Book Discussion on The Working Poor: Invisible in America

    David Shipler talks about his book The Working Poor: Invisible in America, published by Knopf. He talked about the problem of poverty in America, causes of poverty, employment policy,…

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    Civil War Perspectives

    Authors talked about their books on the Civil War. They responded to questions from members of the audience.
    “Civil War Perspectives” was a panel of the ninth annual…

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    Panel Discussion on Gun Control

    Authors gave various viewpoints on the Second Amendment and gun control. The panel was moderated by Paul Barrett.

    Emily Miller is the author of Emily Gets Her Gun: But Obama Wants to…

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    The World's Water Panel

    Panelists talked about their books on the world’s water. After the presentations, the authors responded to questions from members of the audience. Mark Kurlansky…

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    Does Race Still Matter? Panel

    Authors Gwen Ifill and Michele Norris talked about their books about race. They responded to questions from members of the audience.
    “Does Race Still Matter?” was a panel of…

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    Panel Discussion on Hydraulic Fracturing

    Journalists Seamus McGraw and Tom Wilber talked about hydraulic fracturing, also known as “fracking.” The panel was moderated by Professor Geltman, who began with an illustrated…

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    Abraham Lincoln Panel

    Authors talked about their books relating to Abraham Lincoln. After the presentations, they responded to questions by members of the audience. Professor Joseph Glatthaar…

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    Immigration Panel

    A panel discussion on immigration was moderated by Professor Wrage. Topics included migration and border policy. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.

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    Book Discussion on The Parties Versus the People

    Former Representative Mickey Edwards (R-OK), author of The Parties Versus the People: How to Turn Republicans and Democrats into Americans, talked about his theory on why the political…

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    Book Discussion on The Working Poor

    David Shipler talked about his book The Working Poor: Invisible in America, published by Knopf. He discussed the situations of employed Americans who live in poverty. His…

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    Global Security Panel

    Panelists talked about their books on global security. After the presentations, the authors responded to questions from members of the audience. Benjamin Wittes moderated.
    Their…

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    Book Discussion on Forgotten Allies

    Joseph Glatthaar talked about the book he co-authored Forgotten Allies: The Oneida Indians and the American Revolution, published by Hill and Wang. His book tells the story of the…

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    Book Discussion on The Osama bin Laden I Know

    Peter Bergen talked about his book The Osama bin Laden I Know: An Oral History of al Qaeda’s Leader, published by Free Press. Topics included minutes of al-Qaeda meetings found…

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    2013 Annapolis Book Festival

    The eleventh annual Annapolis Book Festival was hosted by The Key School Parents' Association and held on The Key School campus Saturday, April 13, 2013.
    Events shown included:
    Panel…

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    Panel Discussion on Presidents Eisenhower and Obama

    Daniel Klaidman, author of Kill or Capture: The War on Terror and the Soul of the Obama Presidency and Evan Thomas, author of Ike’s Bluff: President Eisenhower’s Secret Battle…

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    2011 Annapolis Book Festival

    The ninth annual Annapolis Book Festival was hosted by The Key School Parents' Association and held on The Key School campus Saturday, April 9, 2011, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.…

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    Panel Discussion on Evolving Roles of Women

    Journalists and mothers Sharon Lerner, author of The War on Moms: On Life in a Family-Unfriendly Nation, and Hanna Rosin, author of The End of Men: And the Rise of Women, talked about the…

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