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    Books About the Trump Administration

    Garrett Peck, author of A Decade of Disruption, and Carlos Lozada, author of What Were We Thinking, discussed books about the Trump administration. This event is from the Virtual…

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    Washington, DC During Prohibition

    Following the passage of the 18th Amendment, prohibition began in the U.S. on January 16, 1920. Garrett Peck, author of the book Prohibition in Washington, DC, explained how the nation’s…

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    How World War I Affected the U.S.

    Historian Garrett Peck talked about his book, The Great War in America: World War I and Its Aftermath. He chronicled how the war impacted Americans as well as societal issues such as Prohibition,…

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    Rise and Fall of Prohibition

    The Smithsonian Associates hosted this event in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the beginning of Prohibition enforcement in January of 1920. Historian, author, and tour guide Garrett…

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    The Great War in America

    Historian Garrett Peck talked about his book, The Great War in America: World War I and Its Aftermath.

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    Lincoln's Last Ride

    A horse procession commemorating “Lincoln’s Last Ride” began on 15th Street near the White House and concluded at Lincoln’s Cottage. A riderless horse represented the fallen president.…

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    Through the Perilous Fight

    Steve Vogel talked about his book, Through the Perilous Fight: Six Weeks That Saved the Nation, in which he chronicles the British invasion of Chesapeake Bay and the burning of Washington…

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    The Potomac River

    Author Garrett Peck talked about his book, The Potomac River: A History and Guide. He was interviewed at the 2012 National Press Club’s 35th annual Book Fair and Authors' Night.

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    The Prohibition Hangover Tour

    Garrett Peck talked about his book The Prohibition Hangover: Alcohol in America from Demon Rum to Cult Cabernet (Rutgers University Press August 5, 2009). While researching and writing this book, Mr. Peck…

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    The Prohibition Hangover

    Garrett Peck talked about his book The Prohibition Hangover: Alcohol in America from Demon Rum to Cult Cabernet (Rutgers University Press; August 5, 2009). In his book he explores the…

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