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  • emThe Second Coming of the KKKem
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    The Second Coming of the KKK

    Professor Linda Gordon talked about her book The Second Coming of the KKK, in which she reports on the 1920's resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan. She spoke with historian Rick Perlstein.

    2,326 views
  • The Contenders Barry Goldwater 1964
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    Barry Goldwater, Presidential Contender

    Rick Perlstein, Bill McCune, and Darcy Olsen talked about the life and career of 1964 Republican presidential nominee Barry M. Goldwater (1909-1998). They responded to telephone calls and electronic communications and to questions from members of…

    5,974 views
  • Bryan Burrough on emDays of Rageem
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    Days of Rage

    Bryan Burrough talked about his book, Days of Rage: America’s Radical Underground, the FBI, and the Forgotten Age of Revolutionary Violence. He spoke with Rick Perlstein, author of The Invisible…

    1,209 views
  • Panel Discussion on Race and Politics
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    Panel Discussion on Race and Politics

    Ian Haney Lopez, Rick Perlstein, and Leonard Pitts talked about the role of race in U.S. politics. “Race and Politics” was panel discussion at the 2015 Tucson Festival of Books, held on…

    727 views
  • emThe Nixon Defenseem and emThe Invisible Bridgeem
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    The Nixon Defense and The Invisible Bridge

    John Dean, author of The Nixon Defense: What He Knew and When He Knew It, and Rick Perlstein, author of The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan, talked about their…

    617 views
  • emThe Invisible Bridgeem
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    The Invisible Bridge

    Rick Perlstein talked about his book, The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan, in which he recounts America’s political and social landscape of the mid-1970s, which…

    337 views
  • QA Rick Perlstein
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    Q&A with Rick Perlstein

    Rick Perlstein talked about his book, The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan, the third in a series by Mr. Perlstein tracing the evolution of the conservative…

    2,614 views
  • emBohemiansem
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    Bohemians

    Paul Buhle talked about his book, Bohemians: A Graphic History, which he co-edited with David Berger. He spoke with author Rick Perlstein. This event took place in the north auditorium of…

    479 views
  • emDollarocracyem
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    Dollarocracy

    John Nichols and Robert McChesney talked about their book, Dollarocracy: How the Money and Media Election Complex is Destroying America, in which they argue that the large increase in…

    475 views
  • Henry Luce and Publishing in the 20th Century
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    Henry Luce and Publishing in the 20th Century

    Alan Brinkley talked about his book, The Publisher: Henry Luce and His American Century. Then he was joined in a discussion on journalism and history moderated by Professor Kaplan. The panelists…

    550 views
  • Politics Panel
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    Politics Panel

    Authors talked about their books about politics. Topics included the fractures between left and right in the country. They also responded to questions from members of the audience. Jim Nintzel…

    349 views
  • emNixonlandem
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    Nixonland

    Rick Perlstein talked about his book Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America (Scribner; May 13, 2008). In his book he recounts Richard Nixon’s use of the turmoil of the 1960s such as…

    715 views
  • Smock and Perlstein What Are You Reading
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    Smock and Perlstein, What Are You Reading?

    Raymond Smock and Rick Perlstein were each asked what books they were reading. Ray Smock is the author of the forthcoming book Booker T. Washington: Black Leadership in the Age of Jim Crow…

    160 views
  • emLadies and Gentlemen The Bronx is Burningem
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    Ladies and Gentlemen, The Bronx is Burning

    Jonathan Mahler was interviewed by Mr. Perlstein about his book Ladies and Gentlemen, The Bronx is Burning: 1977, Baseball, Politics, and the Battle for the Soul of a City, published by…

    465 views
  • emBefore the Storm Barry Goldwaterem
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    Before the Storm: Barry Goldwater

    Mr. Perlstein talked about his book Before The Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus, published by Hill & Wang Publishing. The book describes the rise of…

    1,261 views