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    Mercies in Disguise

    Gina Kolata talked about her book Mercies in Disguise: A Story of Hope, A Family’s Genetic Destiny, and the Science That Rescued Them, in which she looks at the Baxleys, a family stricken…

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    Open Phones with David Horowitz

    David Horowitz, author of Big Agenda: President Trump’s Plan to Save America, talked about his book and responded to viewer comments on the Trump administration. He was interviewed at the…

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    Charlottesville Driving Tour

    Historian Coy Barefoot gave a driving tour of Charlottesville, Virginia, visiting three sections of the city: the University of Virginia campus, the downtown area, and the surrounding county. C-SPAN’s…

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    Panel Discussion on Slavery

    Sharla Fett, author of Recaptured Africans: Surviving Slave Ships, Detention, and Dislocation in the Final Years of the Slave Trade; Benjamin Madley, author of An American Genocide: The…

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    Open Phones with Mugambi Jouet

    Mugambi Jouet, author of Exceptional America: What Divides Americans from the World and from Each Other, talked about his book and responded to viewer comments on partisanship. He was…

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    Panel Discussion on History

    Jeff Guinn, author of The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple; Annie Jacobsen, author of Phenomena: The Secret History of the U.S. Government’s Investigations into Extrasensory…

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    Panel Discussion on California

    Gabriel Thompson, author of Chasing the Harvest: Migrant Workers in California Agriculture; Kimball Taylor, author of The Coyote’s Bicycle: The Untold Story of 7,000 Bicycles and the Rise…

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    Panel Discussion on the Environment

    Miriam Horn, author of Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman: Conservation Heroes of the American Heartland; Lee Van Der Voo, author of The Fish Market: Inside the Big-Money Battle for the Ocean and…

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    Ike and McCarthy

    David Nichols talked about his book Ike and McCarthy: Dwight Eisenhower’s Secret Campaign against Joseph McCarthy, in which he recalls the contentious relationship between President Dwight…

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    Thunder in the Mountains

    Professor Daniel Sharfstein talked about his book Thunder in the Mountains: Chief Joseph, Oliver Otis Howard, and the Nez Perce War, in which he recalls the Nez Perce Wars of the late 19th…

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    The Death of Expertise

    Professor Tom Nichols talked about his book The Death of Expertise: The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why it Matters, in which he argues that due to the spread of the internet…

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    Thomas Jefferson's University of Virginia Papers

    Edward Gaynor showed selected items from the University of Virginia’s collection of Thomas Jefferson papers that show the origins of the university. The coleection includes numerous architectural drawings…

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    After Words with Bill Gertz

    Bill Gertz talked about his book iWar: War and Peace in the Information Age, in which he looks at how America can win the information-technology wars. Mr. Gertz spoke about how modern…

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    Opening Day

    Jonathan Eig talked about his book Opening Day: The Story of Jackie Robinson’s First Season, published by Simon and Schuster. The author contended that Robinson was not the best player in the Negro…

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    The Way of the Strangers

    Graeme Wood talked about his book The Way of the Strangers: Encounters with the Islamic State, in which he profiles some of the tens of thousands of people around the world who have been…

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    Shoot Like a Girl

    Major Mary Jennings Hegar talked about her book Shoot Like a Girl: One Woman’s Dramatic Fight in Afghanistan and on the Home Front, in which she talks about her tours in Afghanistan with…

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    Panel Discussion on Publishing

    Lisa Lucas, executive director of the National Book Foundation; Bonnie Nadell, president of Hill Nadell Literary Agency; Oscar Villalon, managing editor of ZYZZYVA magazine; and Sean…

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    Open Phones with Rebecca Solnit

    Rebecca Solnit, author of The Mother of All Questions, talked about her book and responded to viewer comments on feminism. She spoke at the 22nd annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books.…

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    Panel Discussion on History

    Joe Jackson, author of Black Elk: The Life of an American Visionary; Adam Hochschild, author of Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939; and Michael Hiltzik,…

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    Open Phones with Cleve Jones

    Cleve Jones, author of When We Rise: My Life in the Movement, talked about his book and responded to viewer comments on the gay rights movement. He was interviewed at the 22nd annual Los…

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