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    What Washington Gets Wrong

    Jennifer Bachner and Benjamin Ginsberg, co-authors of What Washington Gets Wrong: The Unelected Officials Who Actually Run the Government and Their Misconceptions about the American People,…

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    Pill City

    Kevin Deutsch talked about his book Pill City: How Two Honor Roll Students Foiled the Feds and Built a Drug Empire, in which he chronicles how two Baltimore teens built a narcotics business…

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    Freedmen During Reconstruction

    Historians talked about what life was like for Freedmen after the Civil War and the overall successes and failures of Reconstruction. They spoke about educational opportunities, land…

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    Abraham Lincoln and Immigration

    Harold Holzer talked about Abraham Lincoln’s views on immigration policy and immigrant groups in America. He described Lincoln’s efforts to court the German-American vote early in his…

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    After Words with Roger Stone

    Roger Stone talked about his book The Making of the President 2016: How Donald Trump Orchestrated a Revolution, in which he discusses the 2016 election and Donald Trump becoming the 45th…

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    Watching TV

    Walter Podrazik, television curator at the Museum of Broadcast Communications, talked about his book, Watching TV: Eight Decades of American Television, about the history and influence of…

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    Failure to Adjust

    Edward Alden talked about his book, Failure to Adjust: How Americans Got Left Behind in the Global Economy, about America’s role in the global economy. He spoke with Richard Haass.

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    Authors on Writing History

    Biographer Robert Caro and historian Brenda Wineapple talked about writing history. They spoke at the 35th annual Key West Literary Seminar.

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    Civilianized

    Michael Anthony talked about his book Civilianized: A Young Veteran’s Memoir, in which he chronicles his decline after returning home from the Iraq War. During this event, Mr. Anthony was…

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    Letters to a Young Muslim

    Ambassador Omar Saif Ghobash talked about his book, Letters to a Young Muslim, about the dangers of Islamic extremism and what it means to be a good Muslim in the world. He spoke with…

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    The New Brooklyn

    Kay Hymowitz talked about her book The New Brooklyn: What it Takes to Bring a City Back, in which she discusses the transformation of cities

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    Cuisine and Empire

    Historians talked about the relationship between food and societies throughout world history. Using Rachel Laudan’s book, Cuisine and Empire: Cooking in World History as a starting point, they…

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    Communist Propaganda

    This 1958 U.S. Information Agency film explains different forms of Communist propaganda with extensive clips of Soviet films. The film was recorded at the Pentagon in the midst of the Cold…

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    After Words with Bret Baier

    Bret Baier talked about his book Three Days in January: Dwight Eisenhower’s Final Mission, in which he looks at the exchange of power from President Eisenhower to President Kennedy. He is…

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    After Words with Hugh Hewitt

    Hugh Hewitt talked about his book The Fourth Way: The Conservative Playbook for a Lasting GOP Majority, in which he presents his blueprint for how the Republican Party can move forward…

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    World War I Combat Artists

    Archives volunteer Jan Hodges showed drawings by eight World War I combat artists. The National Archives in College Park, Maryland, houses hundreds of photos of artwork created during World…

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    "Shell Shock" During World War I

    Annessa Stagner talked about “shell shock” in World War I soldiers. “Shell shock” is a psychological term describing the effect of long-term distress from combat experience. Ms. Stagner is…

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    The Framers' Coup

    Michael Klarman talked about his book The Framers' Coup: The Making of the United States Constitution, in which he recalls the drafting of the U.S. Constitution, from its tenuous start, according to…

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    U.S. Colored Troops in the Civil War

    History Professor Roger Davidson discusses Emancipation and U.S. Colored Troops during the Civil War. Professor Davidson explains how African Americans used the disorder caused by the Civil…

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    Roger Shimomura Oral History Interview

    Roger Shimomura talked about his life. As a child growing up during World War II, he was detained along with his family and other Japanese Americans at the Minidoka internment camp in…

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