Event coverage and viewer call-in segments from the 2018 Tucson Festival of Books.

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    12:59 PM EDT

    Panel Discussion on Women During Wartime

    Three authors talked about their books on women in the military: The Hello Girls: America’s First Women Soldiers, Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II and The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women Karen Williams moderated. This event was part of the 2018 Tucson Festival of Books.

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    2:06 PM EDT

    Open Phones with Liza Mundy

    Liza Mundy responded to viewer phone calls and social media comments on her book, Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II. This event was part of the 2018 Tucson Festival of Books.

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    2:31 PM EDT

    Panel Discussion on the Republican Party

    Three authors talked about the Republican Party. Their books they discussed are titled, How the Right Lost Its Mind, The Politics of Resentment: Rural Consciousness in Wisconsin and the Rise of Scott Walker, and Citizen Newt: The Making of a Reagan Conservative. This event was part of the 2018 Tucson Festival of Books.

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    3:38 PM EDT

    Open Phones with Craig Shirley

    Author Craig Shirley responded to viewer phone calls and social media comments on the Republican Party and some of his books, which include Citizen Newt: The Making of a Reagan Conservative. This event was part of the 2018 Tucson Festival of Books.

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    4:01 PM EDT

    Panel Discussion on the Trump Presidency

    Several authors talked about their books on the circumstances that led to Donald Trump’s election as president and Trump administration policies: Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America, Devil’s Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the Nationalist Uprising, and It’s Even Worse Than You Think: What the Trump Administration Is Doing to America. This event was part of the 2018 Tucson Festival of Books.

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    5:09 PM EDT

    Open Phones with Joshua Green

    Joshua Green responded to viewer phone calls and social media comments on his book, Devil’s Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the Nationalist Uprising. This event was part of the 2018 Tucson Festival of Books.

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    5:31 PM EDT

    Panel Discussion on Working with U.S. Presidents

    Authors Craig Shirley and Michael Giorgione talked about their experiences in working with Presidents Reagan, Clinton, and George W. Bush. This event was part of the 2018 Tucson Festival of Books.

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    6:31 PM EDT

    Open Phones with Nancy MacLean

    Professor Nancy MacLean talked about her book, Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America, and responded to viewer phone calls and social media comments. This event was part of the 2018 Tucson Festival of Books.

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    7:00 PM EDT

    Panel Discussion on Immigration and Race Relations

    Authors Todd Miller, Sheryll Cashin, and Sasha Polakow-Suransky talked about their respective books dealing with topics that include immigration and race relations: Storming the Wall: Climate Change, Migration, and Homeland Security, Loving: Interracial Intimacy in America and the Threat to White Supremacy, and Go Back to Where You Came From: The Backlash Against Immigration and the Fate of Western Democracy. This event was part of the 2018 Tucson Festival of Books.

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    8:05 PM EDT

    Open Phones with Sasha Polakow-Suransky

    Sasha Polakow-Suransky talked about his book, Go Back to Where You Came From: The Backlash Against Immigration and the Fate of Western Democracy, and he responded to viewer phone calls and social media comments. This event was part of the 2018 Tucson Festival of Books.