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  • After Words with Jonathan Morduch and Rachel Schneider
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    After Words with Jonathan Morduch and Rachel Schneider

    Rachel Schneider and Jonathan Morduch talked about their book The Financial Diaries: How American Families Cope in a World of Uncertainty, in which they report on how low to moderate income…

  • Reel America emThe Palestinian People Do Have Rightsem 1979
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    The Palestinian People Do Have Rights

    This 1979 United Nations film provides an Arab perspective on Palestine. The documentary traces events from 1947 to 1978 with archival film, visits to refugee camps, and interviews with…

  • NASA Holds Briefings on August 21 Solar Eclipse
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    NASA Solar Eclipse Briefings

    Researchers from NASA and its partner universities were panelists speaking at a briefing on the science behind the total solar eclipse expected on August 21, 2017, the first total solar…

  • Mid20th Century American Oil Interests
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    Mid-20th Century American Oil Interests

    Professor Darren Dochuk talked about mid-20th century American oil interests. He described the east Texas oil boom and the expansion of U.S. oil businesses abroad to places such as Saudi…

  • emUnderstanding Trumpem
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    Understanding Trump

    Newt Gingrich talked about his book, Understanding Trump. Mr. Gingrich talked about his experiences with Donald Trump during the campaign through the transition to president. He was…

  • Shenandoah Valley and the Civil War Part 2
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    Shenandoah Valley and the Civil War, Part 2

    Historians responded to audience questions on the Shenandoah Valley during the Civil War. Topics included the burning of towns and destruction of property in the valley by both the Union and…

  • Disbanding the Remnants of Lees Army
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    Disbanding the Remnants of Lee's Army

    Professor Caroline Janney talked about the process of disbanding the remnants of the Army of Northern Virginia following Robert E. Lee’s April 1865 surrender to Union General Ulysses S. Grant at…

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    Black Detroit

    Herb Boyd talked about his book Black Detroit: A People’s History of Self-Determination, in which he provides a history of African-Americans in Detroit from the Great Migration to today. He…

  • emHis Final Battleem
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    His Final Battle

    Joseph Lelyveld talked about his book His Final Battle: The Last Months of Franklin Roosevelt, in which he looks at the final months of the life of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. He spoke…

  • emElliott and Eleanor Rooseveltem
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    Elliott and Eleanor Roosevelt

    Geraldine Hawkins talked about her book Elliott and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Story of a Father and His Daughter in the Gilded Age, in which she recounts the life of Elliott Roosevelt, father…

  • emThe Gatekeeperem
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    The Gatekeeper

    Kathyrn Smith talked about her book The Gatekeeper: Missy LeHand, FDR, and the Untold Story of the Partnership That Defined a Presidency, in which she looks at the life of Marguerirte “Missy”…

  • Manhattan Project
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    Manhattan Project

    Professor Martin Sherwin talked about the Manhattan Project, beginning with the discovery of fission in 1938 through the use of atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Nagasaki and…

  • emThe Last Goodnightem
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    The Last Goodnight

    Howard Blum talked about his book The Last Goodnight: A World War II Story of Espionage, Adventure, and Betrayal, in which he recalls the life of American debutante turned spy Betty Pack.…

  • emThe Presidents Kitchen Cabinetem
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    The President's Kitchen Cabinet

    Adrian Miller talked about his book The President’s Kitchen Cabinet: The Story of the African Americans Who Have Fed Our First Families, from the Washingtons to the Obamas, in which he…

  • House General Debate on Affordable Care Act Replacement Bill
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    House General Debate on Affordable Care Act Replacement Bill

    The House debated two bills related to health care. The first would eliminate a provision allowing members of Congress and their staff to keep protections under the Affordable Care Act. It…

  • emCountdown to Pearl Harborem
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    Countdown to Pearl Harbor

    Steve Twomey talked about his book Countdown to Pearl Harbor: The Twelve Days to the Attack, in which he provides a history of the twelve days leading up to the Japanese attack on Pearl…

  • emCrash Overrideem
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    Crash Override

    Zoe Quinn talked about her book, Crash Override: How Gamergate (Nearly) Destroyed My Life, and How We Can Win the Fight Against Online Hate. She spoke at BookExpo, the publishing industry’s…

  • Washington Journal Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones, Part 2

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on news of the day.

  • Washington Journal Amy Goodman Discusses Efforts to Replace the Affordable Care Act
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    Amy Goodman on Republican Efforts to Replace the Affordable Care Act

    Amy Goodman talked about Republican efforts to replace the Affordable Care Act.

  • Washington Journal Mark Bowden Discusses US Strategy Toward North Korea
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    Mark Bowden on U.S. Strategy Toward North Korea

    Mark Bowden talked about his article in The Atlantic, “How to Deal with North Korea.” This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series highlighting recent magazine articles.

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