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  • emThe Fiftiesem
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    The Fifties

    Mr. Halberstam, author of The Best and the Brightest, discussed the research behind his latest book, The Fifties, published by Fawcett Books. He talked about the social climate of the 1950s…

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  • emDefining a Nationem
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    Defining a Nation

    Panelists discussed the book Defining a Nation: Our America and the Sources of Its Strength, published by National Geographic. Contributor and editor David Halberstam and contributors Amy…

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  • The War on Terrorism
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    The War on Terrorism

    Mr. Halberstam talked about the U.S. war on terrorism. Among the topics he addressed were clashes between American and Middle Eastern culture and past wars he had covered. Following his…

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  • Age of Excessive Popular Culture
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    Age of Excessive Popular Culture

    Mr. Halberstam spoke about authenticity and excess in U.S. culture. He examined about the loosening connection between fame and achievement and warned of the challenge posed by the…

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  • US Japan Cultural Comparisons
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    U.S. Japan Cultural Comparisons

    The panelists compared and contrasted American and Japanese culture. They focused on such issues as the rising rate in the United States and cultural misinterpretations on both sides, but…

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