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  • Douglas Brinkley Discusses emAmerican Moonshotem
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    American Moonshot

    Historian Douglas Brinkley talked about his book, American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race, in which he recounted President Kennedy’s commitment to space exploration and…

    480 views
  • emSex Power and Partisanshipem
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    Sex, Power, and Partisanship

    University of Texas Professor Hector Garcia talked about his book, Sex, Power, and Partisanship: How Evolutionary Science Makes Sense of Our Political Divide, in which he explored why…

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  • Panel Discussion on Writing
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    Panel Discussion on Writing

    Authors Steve Luxenberg and Helen Thorpe discussed their writing routines and the challenges faced by nonfiction authors.

    248 views
  • emRepublic of Liesem
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    Republic of Lies

    Journalist Anna Merlan looked at how conspiracy theories take root in society.

    1,065 views
  • emA Private Warem
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    A Private War

    Marie Brenner talked about A Private War: Marie Colvin and Other Tales of Heroes, Scoundrels, and Renegades. In her book, Ms. Brenner chronicled the last days of war correspondent Marie…

    531 views
  • emThe Injustice Never Leaves Youem
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    The Injustice Never Leaves You

    Brown University Professor Monica Martinez talked about her book, The Injustice Never Leaves You, in which she provided a history of ethnic violence along the Texas-Mexico borderlands in…

    255 views
  • emA Rock Between Two Riversem
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    A Rock Between Two Rivers

    Hugh Fitzsimons talked about his book, A Rock Between Two Rivers: The Fracturing of a Texas Family Ranch, in which he reflected on the impact of fracking on his family’s ranch.

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  • Author Discussion on the USMexico Border
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    Author Discussion on the U.S.-Mexico Border

    Authors Francisco Cantu and Stephanie Elizondo Griest shared their stories about the U.S. - Mexico border.

    443 views
  • emBuilding Equitable Citiesem
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    Building Equitable Cities

    Henry Cisneros, former HUD Secretary & San Antonio Mayor, provided his thoughts on how to build and expand economic growth, mobility, and opportunity in cities.

    594 views
  • Author Discussion on Immigration
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    Author Discussion on Immigration

    Authors Lauren Markham and Natalia Sylvester discussed immigration.

    319 views
  • emThe Last Republicansem
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    The Last Republicans

    Mark Updegrove, former director of the LBJ Presidential Library, looked at the relationship between former Presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush.

    341 views
  • Author Discussion on Class in America
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    Author Discussion on Class in America

    Authors J.R. Helton, Bryan Mealer, and Jose Antonio Rodriguez discussed class in America.

    500 views
  • emA Thirsty Landem
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    A Thirsty Land

    Journalist Seamus McGraw reported on water supply issues in Texas and what the implications may mean for the rest of the country.

    567 views
  • Jeff Guinn Discusses emThe Road to Jonestownem
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    The Road to Jonestown

    Jeff Guinn talked about his book, The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and the Peoples Temple. He spoke at the 5th annual San Antonio Book Festival.

    1,035 views
  • Lydia Reeder Discusses emDust Bowl Girlsem
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    Dust Bowl Girls

    Lydia Reeder talked about her book, Dust Bowl Girls: The Inspiring Story of the Team That Barnstormed Its Way to Basketball Glory. She spoke at the 5th annual San Antonio Book Festival.…

    650 views
  • Karl Jacoby Discusses emThe Strange Career of William Ellisem
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    The Strange Career of William Ellis

    Karl Jacoby talked about his book, The Strange Career of William Ellis: The Texas Slave Who Became a Mexican Millionaire. He spoke at the 5th annual San Antonio Book Festival.

    1,296 views
  • Lydia Pyne Discusses emSeven Skeletonsem
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    Seven Skeletons

    Lydia Pyne talked about her book, Seven Skeletons: The Evolution of the World’s Most Famous Human Fossils. She spoke at the 5th annual San Antonio Book Festival.

    950 views
  • Alexandra Zapruder Discusses emTwentySix Secondsem
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    Twenty-Six Seconds

    Alexandra Zapruder, granddaughter of Abraham Zapruder, talked about her book, Twenty-Six Seconds: A Personal History of the Zapruder Film. She spoke at the 5th annual San Antonio Book…

    980 views
  • Ali Noorani Discusses emThere Goes the Neighborhoodem
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    There Goes the Neighborhood

    Ali Noorani talked about his book, There Goes the Neighborhood: How Communities Overcome Prejudice and Meet the Challenge of American Immigration. He spoke at the 5th annual San Antonio…

    356 views
  • Tim Hernandez Discusses emAll They Will Call Youem
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    All They Will Call You

    Tim Hernandez talked about his book, All They Will Call You. He spoke at the 5th annual San Antonio Book Festival.

    330 views
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