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  • 2018 Lukas Prize Ceremony
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    2018 Lukas Prize Ceremony

    The presentation of the Lukas Prize, awarded annually for books on an “American topic of political or social concern.” 2018's winners include, Amy Goldstein, Janesville; Stephen Kotkin,…

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  • emThe Efficiency Paradoxem
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    The Efficiency Paradox

    Edward Tenner argued that by seeking more efficient ways to do many things in life, we have come to rely too heavily on algorithms.

    190 views
  • emChasing Hillaryem
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    Chasing Hillary

    New York Times journalist Amy Chozick recounted her decade long coverage of Hillary Clinton.

    97 views
  • emChasing New Horizonsem
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    Chasing New Horizons

    David Grinspoon, chair of astrobiology at the Library of Congress, and Alan Stern, principal investigator of New Horizons, detailed the 2015 NASA mission to Pluto.

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  • emGod Save Texasem
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    God Save Texas

    Pulitzer prize-winning author Lawrence Wright examines the history, culture, and politics of the Lone Star state.

    143 views
  • emRescue Boardem
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    Rescue Board

    Rebecca Erbelding of the Holocaust Museum provided a history of the War Refugee Board, created in 1944 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt with the objective of assisting Jewish refugees.

    92 views
  • emAnti Pluralismem
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    Anti Pluralism

    Former Clinton administration domestic policy adviser William Galston examined populism in the U.S.

    121 views
  • emThe Assault on Intelligenceem
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    The Assault on Intelligence

    Former CIA director Michael Hayden assesses the current threats to American national security.

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  • After Words with Jerome Corsi
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    After Words with Jerome Corsi

    Journalist Jerome Corsi argued that there is an effort to thwart the presidency of Donald J. Trump. He is interviewed by investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson.

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  • Jamie Wallace on Selma Marches
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    Jamie Wallace on Selma Marches

    Reporter Jamie Wallace worked for the Selma Times-Journal from 1958-1972. Mr. Wallace recounted his coverage of the Selma marches and the role the press played during tumultuous events. C-SPAN’s Local…

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  • Historian Alston Fitts on the Battle of Selma
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    Historian Alston Fitts on the Battle of Selma

    Author and historian Alston Fitts talked about the Battle of Selma and the city’s role during the Civil War. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities…

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  • emMarching Through the Flameem
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    Marching Through the Flame

    In his book, Marching Through the Flame, author Henry Allen recalled his childhood in Selma and the impact of the civil rights protests. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their…

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  • Jackson Foundation and Museum
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    Jackson Foundation and Museum

    In the 1960s, Martin Luther King, Jr. often visited the Jackson family home in Selma, Alabama. It was in the family’s living room where he watched President Johnson urge Congress to pass the Voting Rights…

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  • emRebel Yellem
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    Rebel Yell

    S.C. Gwynne talked about his book, Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson, in which he recounts the life and military career of Confederate general Thomas…

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  • emMicrotrends Squaredem
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    Microtrends Squared

    Pollster and political strategist Mark Penn shared his thoughts on the next trends in politics and business.

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  • emInvading Mexicoem
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    Invading Mexico

    Joseph Wheelan explores the Mexican-American War of 1846 to 1848. The author chronicles President James Polk’s desire to acquire California via war and the popular dissent that followed the start of the war…

    1,087 views
  • emFive for Freedomem and emA Civil Life in an Uncivil Timeem
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    Five for Freedom and A Civil Life in an Uncivil Time

    From the 2018 Gaithersburg Book Festival in Maryland, Eugene Meyer and Paula Tarnapol Whitacre discussed lesser known stories of the Civil War.

    132 views
  • After Words with Barbara Ehrenreich
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    After Words with Barbara Ehrenreich

    Barbara Ehrenreich explores the science behind how the body ages. She is interviewed by New York Times science reporter Natalie Angier.

    1,296 views
  • Stuart Eizenstat Discusses Jimmy Carter Presidency
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    President Carter

    Stuart Eizenstat, chief domestic policy adviser to President Jimmy Carter, recalled the tenure of America’s 39th president.

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  • emChina Rxem
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    China Rx

    Rosemary Gibson talked about the risks of the U.S. depending on China to supply the essential ingredients for many of our most widely used medicines.

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