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  • emThe Cultural Cold Warem
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    The Cultural Cold War

    Frances Saunders talked about how the Central Intelligence Agency created the Congress for Cultural Freedom in 1947 as a secret program of cultural propaganda in Western Europe. The program…

  • McCarthyism in America
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    McCarthyism in America

    On the anniversary of Senator McCarthy’s “Wheeling speech,” in which he accused Truman administration officials of being influenced by communists, panelists spoke about McCarthy’s legacy,…

  • emDog Company Sixem
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    Dog Company Six

    Retired Marine Brigadier General Simmons talks about his book Dog Company Six, published by the Naval Institute Press.

  • emThe Haunted Woodem
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    The Haunted Wood

    Allen Weinstein spoke about his book The Haunted Wood: Soviet Espionage in America--The Stalin Era, published by the Modern Library. He also responded to audience questions. Utilizing…

  • emThats Not What We Meant To Do Reform and Its Unintended Consequencesem
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    That's Not What We Meant To Do: Reform and Its Unintended Consequences

    Dr. Gillon talked about his book That’s Not What We Meant To Do: Reform and Its Unintended Consequences in Twentieth-Century America, published by W.W. Norton and Company. He also answered…

  • emAll the Daring of the Soldierem
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    All the Daring of the Soldier

    Elizabeth Leonard talked about her book All the Daring of the Soldier: Women of the Civil War Armies, published by W.W. Norton and Company. She also answered questions from the audience.…

  • emShip of Miraclesem
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    Ship of Miracles

    Bill Gilbert talked about his book Ship of Miracles: 14,000 Lives and One Miraculous Voyage, published by Triumph Books. The book is the crew members' account of how the merchant ship…

  • emAlmost Historyem
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    Almost History

    Roger Bruns talked about his book Almost History: Close Calls, Plan B’s, and Twists of Fate in America’s Past, published by Hyperion. The book is a collection of speeches, memos, and other…

  • emMike Mansfield Majority Leaderem
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    Mike Mansfield, Majority Leader

    Mr. Valeo talked about his book, Mike Mansfield: Majority Leader, published by M.E. Sharp, Inc. Senator Mansfield served 15 years as majority leader of the U.S. Senate, and Mr. Valeo was…

  • emMy War A Love Story in Letters and Drawingsem
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    My War: A Love Story in Letters and Drawings

    Tracy Sugarman talked about his book My War: A Love Story in Letters and Drawings, published by Random House. The book is compiled from the letters, drawings, and watercolors that Ensign…

  • Presidential Reputations
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    Presidential Reputations

    Scholars discussed presidents of the 20th century, what lies in store for future presidents, and how historians will view them. The panel responded to questions from the audience.