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    New York City's Bellevue Hospital

    David Oshinsky talked about his book, Bellevue: Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at America’s Most Storied Hospital. New York City’s Bellevue hospital was founded in 1736 and is the…

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    Polio: An American Story

    David Oshinsky talked about his Pulitzer Prize-winning book Polio: An American Story, published by Oxford University Press. In the book Professor Oshinsky chronicles the history of polio, the…

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    Investigative Role of Congress

    Participants talked about the historical use of the investigatory powers of Congress and oversight roles of various committees. Among the topics they addressed were the influence of…

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    Watergate and the Media

    Watergate journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein participated in a panel discussion called “Watergate and the Media: Did the System Work?” which was moderated by David Oshinsky. Bernstein and Woodward…

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    Polio: An American Story

    David Oshinsky talked about his Pulitzer Prize-winning book Polio: An American Story, published by Oxford University Press. He was interviewed on the BookTV Bus at the 2006 Texas Book…

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    McCarthyism in America

    On the anniversary of Senator Joseph McCarthy’s (R-WI) “Wheeling speech,” in which he accused Truman administration officials of being influenced by communists, panelists spoke about…

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