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  • emWhy Wilson Mattersem
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    Why Wilson Matters

    Professor Tony Smith talked about his book Why Wilson Matters: The Origin of American Liberal Internationalism and Its Crisis Today, in which he offers his thoughts on the impact of President Woodrow Wilson on American…

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  • emNative New Yorkersem
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    Native New Yorkers

    Evan Pritchard talked about his book, Native New Yorkers: The Legacy of the Algonquin People of New York. In his book, Mr. Pritchard describes the history of the native peoples of the Hudson River Valley.…

    309 views
  • Jennifer Keene Discusses emWorld War Iem
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    World War I

    Jennifer Keene, professor and chair of the history department at Chapman University, talked about her book, World War I: The American Soldier Experience. This event, part of the 2017 Colby…

    740 views
  • After Words with Senator Mike Lee
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    After Words with Senator Mike Lee

    Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) talked about his book Written Out of History: The Forgotten Founders Who Fought Big Government, in which he recalls the work of forgotten early American figures who…

    756 views
  • emHow Emotions are Madeem
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    How Emotions are Made

    Psychologist Lisa Feldman Barrett talked about her book How Emotions are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain, in which she argues that emotions and the physical reactions that accompany them are…

    777 views
  • emUnder Desert Skiesem
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    Under Desert Skies

    Melissa Sevigny talked about her book, Under Desert Skies: How Tucson Mapped the Way to the Moon and Planets. Ms. Sevigny is a science and technology reporter for KNAU (Arizona Public…

    223 views
  • emRaven Rockem
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    Raven Rock

    Garrett Graff talked about his book Raven Rock: The Story of the U.S. Government’s Secret Plan to Save Itself--While the Rest of Us Die, in which he looks at the U.S. government’s doomsday…

    414 views
  • emSisters Firstem
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    Sisters First

    Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Bush talked about their book Sisters First: Stories from Our Wild and Wonderful Life, in which they recall their childhood and formative years living in the…

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  • Jennifer Earl Discusses emDigitally Enabled Social Changeem
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    Digitally Enabled Social Change

    Professor Jennifer Earl talked about her book, Digitally Enabled Social Change: Activism in the Internet Age. This interview, recorded on the campus of the University of Arizona, is part of Book…

    501 views
  • emAloneem
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    Alone

    Michael Korda talked about his book Alone: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk: Defeat Into Victory, in which he recalls the evacuation of over 300,000 Allied troops from Dunkirk, France, in…

    149 views
  • emDemocrazyem
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    Democrazy

    Former Representative Trey Radel (R-FL) talked about his memoir, Democrazy: A True Story of Weird Politics, Money, Madness, and Finger Food. Mr. Radel resigned from Congress in 2014 after…

    330 views
  • emBecoming Ms Burtonem
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    Becoming Ms. Burton

    Susan Burton talked about her book Becoming Ms. Burton: From Prison to Recovery to Leading the Fight for Incarcerated Women. In her book, she recalls her journey from incarceration to becoming…

    272 views
  • emThe American Spiritem
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    The American Spirit

    David McCullough talked about his book The American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand For, a collection of his speeches on American principles.

    455 views
  • After Words with AnneMarie Slaughter
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    After Words with Anne-Marie Slaughter

    Anne-Marie Slaughter talked about her book The Chessboard and the Web: Strategies of Connection in a Networked World, in which she examines the intersection of technology and foreign…

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  • emIn Defianceem
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    In Defiance

    Susan Stessin Cohn talked about her book, In Defiance: Runaways from Slavery in New York’s Hudson River Valley, 1735-1831. In her book, Ms. Cohn uses the text of runaway slave notices to describe the life…

    94 views
  • emFDR and the Post Officeem
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    FDR and the Post Office

    Anthony Musso talked about his book FDR and the Post Office: A Young Boy’s Fascination; A World Leader’s Passion, in which he describes the child’s hobby that became the passion of a president.…

    201 views
  • Book TV in Hyde Park New York
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    Book TV in Hyde Park, New York

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Hyde Park, New York, from May 20-25 to feature the history and literary life of the…

    195 views
  • Race In America
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    Race In America

    April Ryan moderated a panel discussion on race in America with Mary Frances Berry, author of Five Dollars and a Pork Chop Sandwich; Avis Jones-DeWeever, author of How Exceptional Black Women…

    186 views
  • emReagan Risingem
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    Reagan Rising

    Craig Shirley talked about his book, Reagan Rising: The Decisive Years, 1976-1980. He spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017 Gaithersburg Book Festival, held on the grounds of…

    686 views
  • emThe Flightem
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    The Flight

    Dan Hampton talked about his book The Flight: Charles Lindbergh’s Daring and Immortal 1927 Transatlantic Crossing, in which he reports on Charles Lindbergh’s trans-Atlantic flight from New York to…

    280 views
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