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  • Republican Presidential Nominee Race
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    Republican Presidential Nominee Race

    Mike Allen and Evan Thomas talked about their new book on the race for the 2012 Republican presidential nominee, Inside the Circus: Romney, Santorum and the GOP Race. They also responded to…

    217 views
  • Panel Why Is War the Answer
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    Panel: Why Is War the Answer?

    Authors talked about their books about war and responded to questions from members of the audeince. Charles Flanagan moderated. “Why Is War the Answer?” was a panel of the ninth annual…

    188 views
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    Sea of Thunder

    Evan Thomas talked about his book Sea of Thunder: Four Commanders and the Last Great Naval Campaign, 1941-1945, published by Simon and Schuster. He described the Pacific naval campaign of…

    585 views
  • Leadership and Strategy
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    Leadership and Strategy

    David Abshire talked about lessons to be learned from the leadership and strategy of Admiral Arleigh Burke. Following Mr. Abshire’s presentation, Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Mike Mullen,…

    408 views
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    The War Lovers

    Evan Thomas talked about his book The War Lovers: Roosevelt, Lodge, Hearst, and the Rush to Empire, 1898 (Little, Brown and Company, 2010). He responded to questions from members of the…

    462 views
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    The War Lovers

    Evan Thomas, assistant managing editor of Newsweek, recounts the lead-up to the Spanish-American War and profiles six men who he asserts were responsible for America’s involvement, Teddy…

    623 views
  • Future of American Politics Panel
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    Future of American Politics Panel

    Authors talked about their books about American politics. They held a panel discussion moderated by Iris Krasnow and responded to questions from members of the audience. Topics included the…

    225 views
  • emA Long Time Comingem
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    A Long Time Coming

    Evan Thomas and Eleanor Clift spoke about A Long Time Coming: The Inspiring, Combative 2008 Campaign and the Historic Election of Barack Obama (PublicAffairs; January 6, 2009). The book is the Newsweek political…

    290 views
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    Newsweek Special Inaugural Edition

    Mr. Thomas talked about Newsweek's special commemorative inaugural edition and the beginning of the Obama administration. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic mail.

    51 views
  • 2008 Election Project
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    2008 Election Project

    A panel discussion was held on the 2008 presidential election, and Newsweek magazine’s special election project and special issues. Alexis Gelber, editor of the 2008 Election Project Special Issue,…

    384 views
  • Winning the 2008 Election
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    Winning the 2008 Election

    The panelists discussed the topic, “What It Will Take to Win in 2008,” moderated by Evan Thomas. Topics included conservative and liberal politics, rating the 2008 candidates, campaign strategies, and…

    70 views