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    The Industries of the Future

    Innovation analyst Alec Ross talked about his book The Industries of the future, in which he describes the industries of the future, many of them linked to technology, such as robotics,…

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    Tough as They Come

    Travis Mills talked about his book, Tough as They Come. He spoke at the 2017 Rancho Mirage Writers Festival in Rancho Mirage, California.

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    The True Flag

    Stephen Kinzer talked about his book The True Flag: Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, and the Birth of American Empire, in which he recounts the public debate over American foreign policy at the…

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    Panel Discussion on Life and Politics in Florida

    Carl Hiaasen and Dave Barry talked about life and politics in Florida. They spoke at the 2017 Rancho Mirage Writers Festival in Rancho Mirage, California.

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    Sovereign Duty

    KrisAnne Hall talked about her book Sovereign Duty, in which she outlines what citizens can do to ensure that their constitutional rights are protected. She argued that the federal…

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    Panel Discussion on America's Hospitals

    Dr. David Agus, author of The Lucky Years: How to Thrive in the Brave New World of Health, and Aubrey Serfling, CEO and president of the Eisenhower Medical Center, talked about the state of…

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    Vatican Spies During World War II

    Mark Riebling talked about Pope Pius the Twelfth and the Catholic Church’s secret actions against the Nazis. He argued that, contrary to previous scholarship, the pope was involved in efforts to change the German…

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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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    Why?

    Peter Hayes talked about his book Why?: Explaining the Holocaust, in which he provides his thoughts on why the Holocaust happened.

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    If This Be Treason

    Jeremy Duda talked about his book If This Be Treason: The American Rogues and Rebels Who Walked the Line Between Dissent and Betrayal, in which he provides a history of the act of treason…

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    Thirteen Days in September

    Lawrence Wright talked about his book, Thirteen Days in September: The Dramatic Story of the Struggle for Peace. He spoke at the 2017 Rancho Mirage Writers Festival in Rancho Mirage,…

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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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    Conversation With Historian Joseph Ellis

    Joseph Ellis spoke about what inspired him to study the Founding Fathers, and what he likes most about each individual. This event was part of a series on the Founders hosted by the Society…

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    Humanizing the Founding Fathers

    Joseph Ellis talked about the Founding Fathers and argued for humanizing them, saying they were flawed men who are too often placed on a pedestal, stripping us of our ability to relate to…

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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 Genius of Judaism

    Bernard-Henri Levy talked about his book The Genius of Judaism, in which he explores what it means to be a Jew today. He also discusses the threat of anti-Semitism around the world,…

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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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    The Blood of Emmett Till

    Timothy Tyson talked about his book The Blood of Emmett Till, in which he recalls the life and death of Emmett Till, a fourteen-year old African-American, who was tortured and killed in…

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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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