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    "Alt-Right" Movement in Post-Trump Era

    The New Republic hosted a discussion with authors, journalists and historians about the history and future of the “alt-right” movement in America. Panelists included Vice News reporter Tess…

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    Author Discussion on the State of Conservatism

    Authors Rick Perlstein, Tasha Philpot and Nicole Hemmer discussed the state of conservatism. This virtual program was sponsored by the Center for Brookly History and the Social Science…

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    Barry Goldwater, Presidential Contender

    Rick Perlstein, Bill McCune, and Darcy Olsen talked about the life and career of 1964 Republican presidential nominee Barry M. Goldwater (1909-1998). They responded to telephone calls and electronic communications and to questions from members of…

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    Break It Up

    Nation Magazine contributing writer Richard Kreitner provided a history of secession movements in the United States. This was a virtual event hosted by the Strand Bookstore.

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    Call-In with Rick Perlstein

    Historian Rick Perlstein discussed conservatism in modern American politics and took viewer phone calls as part of Book TV’s coverage of the 20th annual National Book Festival.

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    Author Discussion on the History of Modern American Politics and the Economy

    Historian Rick Perlstein, Reaganland, and New Yorker staff writer Nicholas Leeman, Transaction Man," discussed the history of modern American politics and the economy. This program was part of the…

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    Days of Rage

    Bryan Burrough talked about his book, Days of Rage: America’s Radical Underground, the FBI, and the Forgotten Age of Revolutionary Violence. He spoke with Rick Perlstein, author of The Invisible…

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    The Second Coming of the KKK

    Professor Linda Gordon talked about her book The Second Coming of the KKK, in which she reports on the 1920's resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan. She spoke with historian Rick Perlstein.

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    The Doomsday Machine

    Daniel Ellsberg talked about his experiences as a nuclear war planner in the early 1960s.

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    Panel Discussion on Race and Politics

    Ian Haney Lopez, Rick Perlstein, and Leonard Pitts talked about the role of race in U.S. politics. “Race and Politics” was panel discussion at the 2015 Tucson Festival of Books, held on…

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    The Nixon Defense and The Invisible Bridge

    John Dean, author of The Nixon Defense: What He Knew and When He Knew It, and Rick Perlstein, author of The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan, talked about their…

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    The Invisible Bridge

    Rick Perlstein talked about his book, The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan, in which he recounts America’s political and social landscape of the mid-1970s, which…

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    Q&A with Rick Perlstein

    Rick Perlstein talked about his book, The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan, the third in a series by Mr. Perlstein tracing the evolution of the conservative…

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    Bohemians

    Paul Buhle talked about his book, Bohemians: A Graphic History, which he co-edited with David Berger. He spoke with author Rick Perlstein. This event took place in the north auditorium of…

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    Dollarocracy

    John Nichols and Robert McChesney talked about their book, Dollarocracy: How the Money and Media Election Complex is Destroying America, in which they argue that the large increase in…

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    Henry Luce and Publishing in the 20th Century

    Alan Brinkley talked about his book, The Publisher: Henry Luce and His American Century. Then he was joined in a discussion on journalism and history moderated by Professor Kaplan. The panelists…

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    Politics Panel

    Authors talked about their books about politics. Topics included the fractures between left and right in the country. They also responded to questions from members of the audience. Jim Nintzel…

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    Grand Illusion and Nixonland

    Authors talked about their books in conversation with Bruce Dold. Topics included the political polarization of the country and the role of independent candidates and third parties. The…

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    Nixonland

    Rick Perlstein talked about his book Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America (Scribner; May 13, 2008). In his book he recounts Richard Nixon’s use of the turmoil of the 1960s such as…

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    Smock and Perlstein, What Are You Reading?

    Raymond Smock and Rick Perlstein were each asked what books they were reading. Ray Smock is the author of the forthcoming book Booker T. Washington: Black Leadership in the Age of Jim Crow…

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