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  • emThe Second Coming of the KKKem
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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.

    2,375 views
  • emThe Doomsday Machineem
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    The Doomsday Machine

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

    1,067 views
  • The Contenders Barry Goldwater 1964
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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…

    6,042 views
  • Bryan Burrough on emDays of Rageem
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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…

    1,232 views
  • Panel Discussion on Race and Politics
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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…

    736 views
  • emThe Nixon Defenseem and emThe Invisible Bridgeem
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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…

    625 views
  • emThe Invisible Bridgeem
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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…

    354 views
  • QA Rick Perlstein
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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…

    2,633 views
  • emBohemiansem
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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…

    492 views
  • emDollarocracyem
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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…

    476 views
  • Henry Luce and Publishing in the 20th Century
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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…

    564 views
  • Politics Panel
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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…

    350 views
  • emGrand Illusionem and emNixonlandem
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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…

    350 views
  • emNixonlandem
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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…

    723 views
  • Smock and Perlstein What Are You Reading
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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…

    161 views
  • Future of Conservative Politics
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    Future of Conservative Politics

    Panel three of the day-long America’s Future Now conference was titled, “Kick Them When they are Down? How the Right Plans to Come Back and What Can Be Done About It.” Panelists focused on how…

    314 views
  • emNixonlandem
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    Nixonland

    Rick Perlstein talked about the relationship between President Richard Nixon and the youth counter-culture. He said that the riots and turmoil of the time gave notoriety to President Nixon…

    569 views
  • Conservatism and Public Policy
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    Conservatism and Public Policy

    Panelists talked about the state of the conservative movement, Bush administration policies in several areas from civil rights to foreign policy, and the decline of popular enthusiasm for conservative…

    104 views
  • emLadies and Gentlemen The Bronx is Burningem
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    Ladies and Gentlemen, The Bronx is Burning

    Jonathan Mahler was interviewed by Mr. Perlstein about his book Ladies and Gentlemen, The Bronx is Burning: 1977, Baseball, Politics, and the Battle for the Soul of a City, published by…

    472 views
  • emBefore the Storm Barry Goldwaterem
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    Before the Storm: Barry Goldwater

    Mr. Perlstein talked about his book Before The Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus, published by Hill & Wang Publishing. The book describes the rise of…

    1,317 views
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