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    Eli Lake on Violence in Iraq

    Eli Lake, senior national security correspondent for The Daily Beast, talked by telephone about his article about the use of airstrikes and how quickly they could begin. The Iraqi…

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    Life and Beliefs of Brigham Young

    Jennifer Lund talked about Brigham Young and his role in bringing the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Salt Lake City Utah. She explained Young’s relationship with…

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    Life and Journals of Joseph Smith

    Richard E. Turley talked about the life of Joseph Smith and some of the journals kept by the founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Topics included Smith’s…

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    Hate Crimes and Terrorism

    James Comey talked about hate crimes, including the April 13, 2014, killing of three people at a Jewish community center and retirement complex near Kansas City. He also said homegrown…

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    Book Discussion on The Bible, the School, and the Constitution

    Steven Green talked about his book, The Bible, the School, and the Constitution: The Clash that Shaped Modern Church-State Doctrine, in which he chronicles the debate over school prayer and…

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    Book Discussion on Chosen for Destruction

    Holocaust survivor Morris Glass talked about his life in Poland during World War II. Mr. Glass is the focus of author Carolyn Murray Happer’s book Chosen for Destruction:…

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    Book Discussion on Anti-Judaism

    David Nirenberg talked about his book, Anti-Judaism: The Western Tradition. This event took place in the University Center’s Lake Room at the 2013 Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest…

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    U.S. Holocaust Museum 20th Anniversary Tribute

    Former President Bill Clinton and Nobel Prize winner Elie Wiesel spoke at an event marking the 20th anniversary of the Holocaust Museum. Both recalled the dedication ceremony for the…

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    Mormon Settlers in Mesa, Arizona

    Mormon practitioner David Udall talked about the history of the Mormon community and its impact on the city of Mesa. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their…

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    Book Discussion on Mesa

    Thomas Wilson talked about his book, Mesa, in which he chronicles the origins of Mesa, Arizona as a Mormon settlement.  C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their…

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    New York Jews in the Age of Immigration

    Co-authors Annie Polland and Daniel Soyer talked about their book, Emerging Metropolis: New York Jews in the Age of Immigration 1840-1920. Using photographs and first person accounts, they…

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    America's First Shaker Settlement

    Starlyn D’Angelo, director of the Albany Shaker Heritage Society and historic site, talked about the history of Shakers in Albany. The site was home to the very first Shaker…

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    Book Discussion on Knowing too Much

    Author Norman Finkelstein talked about his book, Knowing Too Much: Why the American Jewish Romance with Israel Is Coming to an End, in which he argues that the decades-long support for…

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    Herbert Hoover and the Jewish Vote

    History Professor Sonja Schoepf Wentling talked about the relationship between President Herbert Hoover and prominent Jewish political leaders in the 1920s. She argued Hoover’s work…

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    Book Discussion on Brigham Young

    John Turner, assistant professor of religious studies at George Mason University, talked about his book, Brigham Young: Pioneer Prophet, in which he recounts the life of Mormon leader…

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    The Bush and Clinton Administrations and the Jewish Vote

    Tevi Troy and Hank Sheinkopf discussed the history of U.S.-Israel relations under the administrations of Presidents George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and George W. Bush and the Jewish…

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    Jewish-American Revolutionary War Financier

    David Cowen talked about Haym Salomon, a Jewish-American Revolutionary War financier. In 1976, the United States honored Haym Salomon with a stamp with an inscription on the reverse…

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    Religion Freedom and the First Amendment

    Panelists discussed the issue of religious liberty and First Amendment conflicts. Topics included religion in schools, same-sex marriage, the problems of religious minorities, and the…

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    The Jewish Vote in the 2012 Elections

    Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch and Representative Bob Turner (R-NY) talked about the role of Jewish voters in the 2012 elections. The tenth national conference of The David S. Wyman…

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    Book Discussion on Latter-Day Liberty: A Gospel Approach to Government and Politics

    Connor Boyack talked about his book, Latter-Day Liberty: A Gospel Approach to Government and Politics. He talked about the history of Mormons and government and his contention that…

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