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    Secrets of the Sprakkar- Iceland's Extraordinary Women and How They Are Changing the World

    The first lady of Iceland, Eliza Reid, offered her thoughts on why her country ranks number one on the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report for reducing the equality gap between…

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    The Writer's Crusade

    Journalist Tom Roston provided a history of Kurt Vonnegut’s writing of his novel about World War II, Slaughterhouse Five, and questioned if Vonnegut’s own post-traumatic stress disorder…

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    Well, That Escalated Quickly

    MTV’s Decode host Franchesca Ramsey shared her experience in becoming a social justice activist and her successes and failures in communicating via social media.

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    A First-Class Catastrophe

    Diana Henriques talked about her book, A First-Class Catastrophe, about the worst day in stock market history. On that day, October 19, 1987, the market lost 22 percent of its value. She…

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    The Home That Was Our Country

    Alia Malek talked about her book The Home That Was Our Country: A Memoir of Syria, in which she discusses the lives and struggles of the people, Muslims, Christians, Jews, Armenians, and Kurds, living…

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    Iron Dawn

    Richard Snow talked about his book Iron Dawn: The Monitor, the Merrimack, and the Civil War Sea Battle that Changed History, in which he recalls the Union Army’s creation of the Monitor, an iron…

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    Whatever Happened to the Metric System

    John Bemelmans Marciano talked about his book, Whatever Happened to the Metric System?: How America Kept Its Feet, in which he discusses the reasons behind the U.S. choosing not to adopt…

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