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  • Climate Change Conference Panel Discussion
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    Climate Change Conference Panel Discussion

    350.org founder Bill McKibben joined a panel of authors, journalists, and activists at a climate change conference at the University of California in Irvine.

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  • emHitler in Los Angelesem
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    Hitler in Los Angeles

    Professor Steven Ross talked about his book Hitler in Los Angeles, in which he recalls when American veterans infiltrated Nazi and fascist groups in Los Angeles during the lead-up to World…

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  • Panel Discussion on Infrastructure
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    Panel Discussion on Infrastructure

    Panelists talked about infrastructure. Panelists included Edward Humes, author of Door to Door: The Magnificent, Maddening, Mysterious World of Transportation; Jonathan Waldman, author of Rust: The…

    883 views
  • Panel Discussion on American History
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    Panel Discussion on American History

    Edward Larson, The Return of George Washington, 1783-1789; Scott Martelle, The Madman and the Assassin: The Strange Life of Boston Corbett, the Man Who Killed John Wilkes Booth; and Richard Reeves,…

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  • 2013 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books  Sunday
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    2013 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books - Sunday

    Book TV’s coverage of the last day of the 2013 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, held on the University of Southern California campus, included: Panel on the Cold War 312117-2 Open…

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  • Panel on the Cold War
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    Panel on the Cold War

    Authors talked about their books on the Cold War, and also responded to questions from members of the audience.*The panel was moderated by Los Angeles Times political correspondent James Rainey.…

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  • Panel on the Port Huron Statement
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    Panel on the Port Huron Statement

    Panelists talked about student unrest in the 1960s. Tom Hayden was the original drafter of "The Port Huron Statement", the founding document of the Students for a Democratic Society in 1962. The…

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  • Future of the American Economy Panel
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    Future of the American Economy Panel

    Authors talked about their books about the U.S. economy. They responded to questions from members of the audience. Jon Wiener moderated. The panelists were: Joyce Appleby, The Relentless Revolution: A…

    500 views
  • Defining American Character
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    Defining American Character

    Authors talked about “Defining American Character” and their relevant books. After their presentations the panelists commented on each other’s remarks. Jon Wiener moderated the discussion.…

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  • After Words with Tom Hayden
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    After Words with Tom Hayden

    Former California State Senator Tom Hayden talked about his book, Writings for a Democratic Society: The Tom Hayden Reader, published by City Lights Publishers. The book collects Mr. Hayden’s…

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  • emHistorians in Troubleem
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    Historians in Trouble

    Jon Wiener talked about his book Historians in Trouble: Plagiarism, Fraud, and Politics in the Ivory Tower, published by New Press. Mr. Wiener also discussed his book Gimme Some Truth: The…

    254 views
  • Deception in Politics and Academics
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    Deception in Politics and Academics

    A panel discussed various forms of misinformation and deception practiced by politicians and academics. They talked about why people lie, why they get away with it, and the consequences of…

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  • The Vietnam War  Cultural Fallout
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    The Vietnam War: Cultural Fallout

    Panelists discussed their books about the Vietnam war and how the war is portrayed in today’s culture. Mr. Wiener wrote Gimme Some Truth: The John Lennon FBI Files. Ms. Elliott wrote The…

    430 views