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  • Harlow Giles Unger on emHenry Clayem
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    Henry Clay

    Harlow Giles Unger talked about his book, Henry Clay: America’s Greatest Statesman.

  • Joe Urschel on emThe Year of Fearem
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    The Year of Fear

    Joe Urschel talked about his book The Year of Fear: Machine Gun Kelly and the Manhunt That Changed the Nation, in which he recalls the failed kidnapping attempt of an Oklahoma oilman in 1933 by George…

  • Arthur Downey on emThe Creole Affairem
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    Slave Rebellion of 1841

    Arthur Downey, author of The Creole Affair: The Slave Rebelllion that Led the U.S. and Great Britain to the Brink of War, detailed the incident and the legal and diplomatic battle that…

  • Richard Byrd and the First Flight to the North Pole
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    Richard Byrd and the First Flight to the North Pole

    Author Sheldon Bart talked about aviator Richard Byrd, whose famous flight to the North Pole remains controversial. In 1926, American aviator Richard Byrd attempted to become the first man to fly over…