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    Spring Forward: The Annual Madness of Daylight Saving Time

    Mr. Downing talked about his book of social history, Spring Forward: The Annual Madness of Daylight Saving Time, published by Shoemaker and Hoard. He explored the origins and controversies…

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    Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power

    Rachel Maddow talked about the embrace in the United States of perpetual war as a way of life and looked at how views of war - and the business of war - have changed since Vietnam. She…

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    The Mercury 13

    Martha Ackmann discussed her book The Mercury 13: The Untold Story of Thirteen American Women and the Dream of Space Flight. The book is an account of thirteen women pilots who attempted to become America’s…

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    Kabul in Winter: Life Without Peace in Afghanistan

    Ann Jones talked about her book Kabul in Winter: Life Without Peace in Afghanistan, published by Metropolitan Books. She described her trip to Afghanistan in 2002 where she volunteered as an aid…

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    Meena, Heroine of Afghanistan

    Ms. Chavis talked about her book, Meena, Heroine of Afghanistan: The Martyr Who Founded RAWA, the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan, published by St. Martin’s Press. In the…

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