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  • emBarnumem
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    Barnum

    Robert Wilson, editor of The American Scholar, recounted the life of 19th century showman P.T. Barnum, the co-founder of the Barnum and Bailey Circus.

    676 views
  • emFighting for Spaceem
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    Fighting for Space

    Space historian Amy Teitel discussed women in space.

    826 views
  • emOrdinary Girlsem
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    Ordinary Girls

    Jaquira Diaz discussed identity and race and her experiences growing up in Puerto Rico.

    735 views
  • emThe Last Negroes at Harvardem
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    The Last Negroes at Harvard

    Ken Garrett and Jeanne Ellsworth looked back at the journeys of 18 black men who were admitted into Harvard in 1959 during the civil rights movement.

    780 views
  • emLooking Upem
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    Looking Up

    Caterpillar Foundation president Michele Sullivan provided her thoughts on leadership and philanthropy.

    623 views
  • emExposureem
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    Exposure

    Environmental lawyer Robert Bilott chronicled his 20-year legal battle against DuPont.

    686 views
  • emFranklin and Washingtonem
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    Franklin and Washington

    Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Edward Larson detailed the partnership between President George Washington and Benjamin Franklin.

    534 views
  • William Daugherty Discusses emIn the Shadow of the Ayatollahem
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    In the Shadow of the Ayatollah

    William J. Daugherty talked about his book, In the Shadow of the Ayatollah: A CIA Hostage in Iran. He spoke at the 10th annual Savannah Book Festival.

    1,081 views
  • emCode Name  Liseem
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    Code Name - Lise

    Larry Loftis talked about his book, Code Name: Lise: The True Story of the Woman Who Became WWII’s Most Highly Decorated Spy, in which he recounted the life of Odette Sansom, a British spy…

    1,614 views
  • emFINSem
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    FINS

    Journalist William Knoedelseder talked about his book, Fins: Harley Earl, the Rise of General Motors, and the Glory Days of Detroit, in which he reported on the rise of General Motors and…

    652 views
  • emThe Breakthroughem
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    The Breakthrough

    Charles Graeber talked about his book, The Breakthrough: Immunotherapy and the Race to Cure Cancer, in which he reported on scientific advances in cancer research.

    1,228 views
  • emEvery Man a Kingem
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    Every Man a King

    Chris Stirewalt provided a history of American populism.

    1,401 views
  • emChasing the Demonem
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    Chasing the Demon

    Former Lieutenant Colonel Dan Hampton talked about his book, Chasing the Demon, in which he detailed the U.S. mission to break the sound barrier after World War II.

    709 views
  • emAstoundingem
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    Astounding

    Alec Nevala-Lee discussed the lives and literary works of science fiction writers John Campbell, Isaac Asimov, Robert Heinlein, and L. Ron Hubbard.

    571 views
  • emCreating Things That Matterem
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    Creating Things That Matter

    Professor and inventor David Edwards talked about his book, Creating Things That Matter, in which he explored the intersection of art and science for creating lasting innovations.

    463 views
  • emFields of Battleem
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    Fields of Battle

    Sports reporter Brian Curtis retraced the lives of the 1942 Rose Bowl players and their entry into World War II.

    773 views
  • emThe Spider Networkem
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    The Spider Network

    New York Times finance editor David Enrich reported on a financial scam by a group of bankers, brokers, and traders that impacted millions of people with mortgages, student loans, auto…

    1,230 views
  • emFuture Warem
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    Future War

    Retired Air Force Major General Robert Latiff examined the future of warfare and evolving technologies.

    1,067 views
  • emRanger Gamesem
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    Ranger Games

    Ben Blum explored his cousin U.S. Army Ranger Alex Blum’s shift from soldier to criminal.

    998 views
  • emBlood Brothersem
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    Blood Brothers

    Deanne Stillman retraced the relationship between Buffalo Bill and Sitting Bull.

    710 views
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