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    Book Discussion on Mountain to Mountain

    Shannon Galpin talked about her book, Mountain to Mountain: A Journey of Adventure and Activism for the Women of Afghanistan. br/ She spoke in the C-SPAN 2/BookTV tent at the 2014 Texas…

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    Book Discussion on Bulletproof Vest and Tomlinson Hill

    Maria Venegas, author of Bulletproof Vest: The Ballad of an Outlaw and His Daughter, and Chris Tomlinson, author of Tomlinson Hill: The Remarkable Story of Two Families who Share the…

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    Women Of Color Empowerment Conference

    Speakers at the 2014 Women of Color Empowerment Conference talked about several issues. Topics included immigration and education, net neutrality, and the congressional agenda…

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    Book Discussion on What Women Want

    Deborah Rhode talked about her book, What Women Want: An Agenda for the Women’s Movement, in which she looks at the issues and obstacles facing women, including employment…

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    Book Discussion on Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights

    Katha Pollitt talked about her book, Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights. br/ She spoke in the C-SPAN 2/BookTV tent at the 2014 Texas Book Festival. The festival was held from October…

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    Book Discussion on Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here

    Karima Bennoune talked about her book, Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here: Untold Stories from the Fight Against Muslim Fundamentalism. br/ She spoke in the C-SPAN 2/BookTV tent at the 2014…

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    Latino Voters and the 2014 Midterm Elections

    Daniel Garza talked about some of the issues that might be important to Latino voters in the midterm elections. Topics included immigration reform, economic opportunity, and the role…

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    Book Discussion on Feminism Unfinished

    Professors Dorothy Sue Cobble, Linda Gordon, and Astrid Henry, talked about their book, Feminism Unfinished: A Short, Surprising History of American Women’s Movements, in which they…

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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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    Panel Discussion on Race and Inequality

    Alice Goffman, author of On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City, Ellen Spears, author of Baptized in PCBs: Race, Pollution, and Justice in an All-American Town, and Chris Tomlinson,…

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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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    Media Coverage of Ferguson, Missouri, Police Shooting

    Panelists talked about media coverage of Ferguson, Missouri, following the police shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown and the ensuing protests. The panelists included reporters,…

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    Latinos and the Republican Party

    A panel of Texas officials looked at Latinos and the Republican Party, focusing on immigration, health care, social issues, and appealing to Millennials. br/ “Latinos and the…

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    Book Discussion on Fire Shut Up in My Bones

    Charles Blow talked about his memoir, Fire Shut Up in My Bones. br/ He spoke in Room 16 of the Legislative Plaza at the 2014 Southern Festival of Books, held from October 10-12 in…

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    Book Discussion on The Bingo Queens of Oneida

    Mike Hoeft talked about his book, The Bingo Queens of Oneida: How Two Moms Started Tribal Gaming in Wisconsin, in which he tells the story of Sandra Ninham and Alma Webster, two Oneida…

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    Marian Apparition Site

    Michael Bie, author of It Happened in Wisconsin, a book about historical people and events in the state, talked about the only site in the United States recognized by the Catholic Church as…

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    Civil Rights and Multiracial Cooperation

    Panelists talked about multiracial cooperation between civil rights coalition groups in the 1960s and 1970s. The explained how solidarity was fostered between groups such as the Black…

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    Holt v. Hobbs Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Holt v. Hobbs. The case involved the issue of whether an Arkansas prison policy barring a Muslim inmate from growing a beard violated his freedom of…

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    Women and Campaign 2014

    Christine Matthews and Ellen Moran talked about the role of women in campaign 2014 and how the parties, as well as individual campaigns, attempt to encourage female voters and candidates.

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    Book Discussion on An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States

    Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz talked about her book, An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States, in which she looks at American history through the eyes of indigenous peoples. She…

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