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    Author Discussion on Politics and Fake News

    Jared Yates Sexton, author of The People Are Going to Rise Like the Waters Upon Your Shore, and Kevin Young, author of Bunk, talked about politics in the age of fake news. They spoke at the…

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    The Terror Years

    Lawrence Wright talks about his book, The Terror Years: From al-Qaeda to the Islamic State. He spoke in the C-SPAN 2/BookTV tent at the 21st annual Texas Book Festival. The festival was…

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    Vietnam War Commanders in Chief

    Former presidential aides discussed the roles of Presidents Lyndon Johnson and Richard Nixon during the Vietnam War era. They were joined by historian to explore the foreign policy of each president as well as the…

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    Jacksonland

    Steve Inskeep talked about his book, Jacksonland: President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross, and a Great American Land Grab. He spoke in the C-SPAN 2/BookTV tent at the 20th annual…

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    The Train to Crystal City

    Jan Jarboe Russell talked about her book, The Train to Crystal City: FDR’s Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America’s Only Family Internment Camp During World War II, about a family…

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    Immigration Policy and Civil Rights

    Panelists talked about the issue of immigration as it relates to civil rights, border security, politics, and the economy. They also discussed immigration legislation in Congress and what was needed to…

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    Panel Discussion on the 2012 Presidential Election

    Richard Wolffe, author of The Message: The Reselling of President Obama and Dan Balz, author of Collision 2012: Obama v. Romney and the Future of Elections in America, talked about…

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    Sex on the Moon

    Ben Mezrich talked about his book in which he tells the story of Thad Roberts, a fellow at NASA’s Johnson Space Center who stole moon rock samples from all six of the Apollo missions and tried to sell…

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    Empire of the Summer Moon

    Sam Gwynne talked about this book, Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History. He was interviewed by…

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