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    45th Anniversary of Woodstock

    William Greider talked about the 45th anniversary of the Woodstock festival and its enduring political and cultural legacy. Topics included Woodstock’s impact on key aspects of…

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    Book Discussion on American Eden

    Wade Graham talked about his book, American Eden: From Monticello to Central Park to Our Backyards: What Our Gardens Tell Us About Who We Are, in which he looks at America’s gardens…

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    Book Discussion on "And Then I Met..."

    Former Representative James Rogan (R-CA) talked about his memoir 'And Then I Met…' Stories of Growing Up, Meeting Famous People, and Annoying the Hell Out of Them, a collection of stories…

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    Interview with National Archivist David Ferriero

    National Archivist David Ferriero talked about his duties, the extent of the collection, the preservation of the records, and the buildings. He was interviewed in the…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Representative Steve Womack (R-AR) delivered the weekly Republican address from Bentonville Square in Bentonville, Arkansas’s historic business district. He talked about…

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    Book Discussion on Writing "Blue Highways"

    William Least Heat-Moon talked about his book, Writing "Blue Highways": The Story of How a Book Happened, in which he discusses writing and publishing his 1982 book, Blue Highways, a…

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    Book Discussion on The Ogallala Road and The Hard Way on Purpose

    Julene Bair, author of The Ogallala Road: A Memoir of Love and Reckoning, and David Giffels, author of The Hard Way on Purpose: Essays and Dispatches from the Rust Belt, talked about their…

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    Book Discussion on Bohemians

    Paul Buhle talked about his book, Bohemians: A Graphic History, which he co-edited with David Berger. He spoke with author Rick Perlstein. This event took place in the north…

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    Baseball and American Life

    Panelists talked about baseball, the great American game. U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Alito, New York Times columnist David Brooks, ESPN’s Tim Kurkjian, USA…

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    1960s-Era Counterculture

    Alice Echols and David Farber talked about the 1960s counterculture. This interview took place at the Organization of American Historians 2014 meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.

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    Book Discussion on Pranksters

    Kembrew McLeod talked about his book, Pranksters: Making Mischief in the Modern World, in which he discusses the history of pranking since the time of Benjamin Franklin. Professor…

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    White House Easter Egg Roll

    President Obama and his family participated in the 136th annual White House Easter Egg Roll. The event, with the theme “Hop into Healthy, Swing into Shape,” featured live…

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    American Small Towns and Cities

    James Fallows and his wife Deborah Fallows talked about their travels to small towns around the U.S. to meet people and hear their stories. They talked about their observations,…

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    Library of Congress Recorded Sound Section Curator Matthew Barton

    Library of Congress Recorded Sound Section Curator Matthew Barton talked about the National Recording Registry. (Included in “Washington Today,” program 86042-1.)…

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    History of Obituaries

    Panelists talked about the history of obituaries, including how obituaries are constructed, who gets an obituary, and what obituaries tell us about our society and our history. This panel…

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    Book Discussion on Homestead

    Jane Kirkpatrick talked about her book, Homestead: Modern Pioneers Pursuing the Edge of Possibility, in which she recounts the journey she and her husband undertook to become modern…

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    National Monuments Legislation

    Thomas Burr was interviewed by phone about a bill that would make changes to the 1906 Antiquities Act. The legislation would place restrictions on a president’s ability to…

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    Open Phones with Robert Edsel

    Robert Edsel, author of The Monuments Men, responded to viewer comments and questions. In The Monuments Men, Mr. Edsel tells the story of the Allied forces who were tasked with…

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    Panel Discussion of Robert Edsel's The Monuments Men

    Panelists discussed Robert Edsel’s book, The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History, in which Edsel recounts the story of the Allied…

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    Free Market Economics and Happiness

    His Holiness the Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso participated in a conference on how free enterprise, ethical leadership, human happiness, and a greater understanding of the mind can help make for…

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