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    Presidents and Race Relations

    April Ryan talked about her book, The Presidency in Black and White: My Up-Close View of Three Presidents and Race in America, which gives a behind-the-scenes look at how modern U.S.…

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    Ohio County Public Library Rare Books Collection

    Sean Duffy visited the Ohio County Public Library’s historic Wheeling Room to see W.C. Brown’s collection of photography from Wheeling, West Virginia, during the nineteenth and…

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    The Press at Colorado College

    Aaron Cohick talked about The Press at Colorado College, and introduced a new group of students to the art of book making and how to operate a letterpress. Founded in 1978, The Press…

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    Q&A with Richard Norton Smith

    Richard Norton Smith talked about his book, On His Own Terms: A Life of Nelson Rockefeller, in which he chronicles the life and legacy of America’s 41st Vice…

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    Political Coverage of Candidates

    Matt Bai talked about his book All The Truth Is Out: The Week Politics Went Tabloid, which argued that Democratic presidential candidate Gary Hart’s 1987 alleged affair forever…

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    Secret Service and First Family Protection

    Ron Kessler talked about Secret Service Director Julia Pierson’s previous-day testimony at a congressional hearing on security breaches at the White House and overall protocol lapses…

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    Washington Gridlock and Constructive Partisanship

    Jason Grumet discussed his new book, City of Rivals: Restoring the Glorious Mess of American Democracy, and his theory of fixing political gridlock with “constructive…

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    Discussion on What Women Really Want

    Ann-Marie Murrell and Gina Loudon talked about their book, What Women Really Want, and its philosophy of rejecting traditional feminism in favor of standing “firm against the forces…

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    Book Discussion on 935 Lies

    Charles Lewis talked about 935 Lies: The Future of Truth and the Decline of America’s Moral Integrity. In the book he wrote that “values of honesty, transparency, accountability…

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    Book Discussion on Firing Back

    Former Representative Todd Akin (R-MO) talked about his book, Firing Back: Taking on the Party Bosses and Media Elite to Protect our Faith and Freedom, in which he talks about his life in…

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    Q&A with Fred Kaplan

    Fred Kaplan, author of John Quincy Adams: American Visionary, talked about the sixth U.S. president and shared his experiences as a biographer of literary and political figures such as Gore…

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    Book Discussion on A Spy for the Union

    Corey Recko talked about his book A Spy for the Union: The Life and Execution of Timothy Webster. Timothy Webster was a policeman and then a Pinkerton detective before becoming a spy for…

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    Book Discussion on Blood Feud: The Clintons vs.The Obamas

    Edward Klein talked about his book, Blood Feud: The Clintons vs. The Obamas, which examines the sometimes rocky relationship between the political families. Topics included…

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    Book Discussion on The Second Amendment

    Michael Waldman talked about his book, The Second Amendment: A Biography, in which he contends that the single most misunderstood sentence in the Bill of Rights is the Second…

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    Book Discussion on Sundays at Eight

    Emmanuel Touhey discussed C-SPAN’s new book Sundays at Eight: 25 Years of Stories from C-SPAN’s Q&A and Booknotes.

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    Constitution and the Rise of Presidential Power

    Frank Buckley talked about his book, The Once & Future King: The Rise and Fall of Crown Government, which details the growth of executive branch power. Topics included his reasons for…

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    High-Frequency Trading

    Roben Farzad talked about the practice of high-frequency trading, which involves using advanced computer algorithms and ultra-high speed data networks to execute…

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    Role of the First Lady

    Robert Watson, author of The Presidents' Wives: Reassessing the Office of First Lady, talked by video link from Boynton Beach, Florida, about how the role of the first lady has changed…

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    Book Discussion on What Jefferson Read, Ike Watched, and Obama Tweeted

    Tevi Troy talked about his book, What Jefferson Read, Ike Watched, and Obama Tweeted: 200 Years of Popular Culture in the White House, in which he examines the popular culture that American…

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    Book Discussion on Prohibition Gangsters

    Author and history professor Marc Mappen talked about his book, Prohibition Gangsters: The Rise and Fall of a Bad Generation about organized crime and its leaders during Prohibition in New…

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