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    In Depth with H.W. Brands

    Historian H.W. Brands talked about his life, work, and writings. Topics included his presidential biographies, writing eyewitness history, the U.S. constitution, and research. He also…

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    China, Inc.

    Ted Fishman talked about his book China, Inc.: How the Rise of the Next Superpower Challenges America and the World, published by Scribner. He was interviewed by video remote from…

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    In Depth with Garry Wills

    Garry Wills, an adjunct professor of history at Northwestern University, talked about his life and work and responded to telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail from viewers. Professor Wills is the…

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    In Depth with William Least Heat-Moon

    William Least Heat-Moon was interviewed about his life and work. He talked about his journeys through America and the different people he encountered. Among his concerns were the…

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    Soldiers Wounded in Iraq

    U.S. military personnel wounded in Iraq, and in physical therapy treatment at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, spoke about their experience in Iraq and adjustment to life with their…

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    Mississippi Flood of 1927

    In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina Mr. Barry examined one of the biggest natural disasters ever to take place in this country -- the great Mississippi Flood of 1927. In April 1927,…

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    Lipstadt/Irving Libel Trial

    Book TV presented a look at the 2000 libel trial between World War II writer David Irving and Emory University professor Deborah Lipstadt. Dr. Lipstadt’s latest book, History on Trial,…

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    1776

    David McCullough talked about his book, 1776, published by Simon and Schuster. He discussed the American Revolutionary War and how Americans should not forget the sacrifices of those soldiers. He tells the story…

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    Courtroom 302: A Year Behind the Scenes

    Steve Bogira talked about his book Courtroom 302: A Year Behind the Scenes in an American Criminal Courthouse, published by Knopf. Stuart Dybek and Alex Kotlowitz joined him in a discussion…

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    News Review

    Ms. Davis and Ms. Zuckman reviewed the politics of the past week at both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue. They speculated about the political forecast for August as Congress went on vacation.…

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    Medical Ethics

    Professor Veatch talked about ethical questions, concerns, and ambiguities surrounding the care of the terminally ill. He currently is teaching a class at Georgetown University on…

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    His Excellency: George Washington

    Professor Ellis talked about his book His Excellency: George Washington, published by Knopf. The author explained Washington’s position on several issues, including expansion and slavery.…

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    Do You Speak American?

    Robert MacNeil, former co-anchor of the MacNeil Lehrer Newshour, was interviewed about the book he co-wrote with William Cran, Do You Speak American?, published by Nan A. Talese. In the…

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    Printers Row Book Fair

    Live from the Printers Row Book Fair in Chicago, Illinois included a full day of author programs and call-in shows. The Printers Row Book Fair was founded in 1985 in Chicago’s historic Printers Row…

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    Essays on the Great Depression

    Robert Margo and Matthew Benjamin discussed Ben Bernanke’s background and his book Essays on the Great Depression, published in paperback by Princeton University Press in 2004. In the book,…

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    When Religions Becomes Evil

    Participating remotely from Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Charles Kimball, professor of comparative religion, spoke about his examination of religion gone awry. He also discussed the…

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    U.S.-Afghanistan Relations

    Ambassador Jawad spoke about Afghanistan’s relationship with the United States. He discussed topics related to efforts to combat terrorism including planned troop pullout; the inauguration of…

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    On Paradise Drive: How We Live in the Future Tense

    David Brooks talked about his book On Paradise Drive: How We Live Now (And Always Have) in the Future Tense, published by Simon and Schuster. The author discusses the phenomenon of…

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    A Devil's Triangle

    Mr. Brookes, a senior fellow at the Heritage Foundation focusing on foreign policy and national security affairs, spoke about his book A Devil’s Triangle: Terrorism, Weapons of Mass…

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    China's Military Power

    Mr. Lewis and Mr. Tkacik talked about the Defense Department’s 2005 report on China’s military strength and the potential threat to neighboring countries and to the United States. They also…

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