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  • emThe Seventeen Traditionsem
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    The Seventeen Traditions

    Ralph Nader talked about his book The Seventeen Traditions, published by HarperCollins. He described his childhood in Connecticut and the influence of his Lebanese immigrant parents. He discussed how his life choices…

  • emCommon Groundem
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    Common Ground

    Cal Thomas talked about the book he wrote with Bob Beckel, Common Ground: How to Stop the Partisan War That Is Destroying America, published by William Morrow. The book was inspired by their semi-monthly USA…

  • emWhat Orwell Didnt Knowem
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    What Orwell Didn't Know

    A panel discussion was held by contributors to What Orwell Didn’t Know: Propaganda and the New Face of American Politics, published by PublicAffairs. On the 60th anniversary of George Orwell’s essay on…

  • emThe Conscience of a Liberalem
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    The Conscience of a Liberal

    Paul Krugman talked about his book The Conscience of a Liberal, published by W.W. Norton. In his book he argues that America’s post-war middle-class society was not the product of a free-market…

  • emLifes a Campaignem
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    Life's a Campaign

    Chris Matthews talked about his book, Life’s A Campaign: What Politics Has Taught Me about Friendship, Rivalry, Reputation, and Success, published by Random House. He talked about his life…

  • War Authors Panel
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    War Authors Panel

    Two authors talked separately about their books about the war in Iraq. Then they answered questions from members of the audience together. Colonel Bien (Ret.) moderated. Rajiv Chandrasekaran talked…

  • Natural Disasters Panel
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    Natural Disasters Panel

    Authors participated in a panel discussion on natural disasters. Ms. Sobel spoke about the solar system and the possible finding of a 10th planet. Professor Emanuel discussed the formation…