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  • emThe Company Townem
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    The Company Town

    Hardy Green, former associate editor of BusinessWeek, explores the history of the American “company town.” From chocolate bar production in Hershey, Pennsylvania, to Maytag washing machines in Newtown, Iowa,…

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    When Giants Fall

    Michael Panzner talked about When Giants Fall: An Economic Roadmap for the End of the American Era (Wiley; February 9, 2009). He asserts in the book that the American age is over and provides a…

  • emAn Easy Outem
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    An Easy Out

    Jack Buffington talked about his book An Easy Out: Corporate America’s Addiction to Outsourcing, published by Praeger Publishers. In his book Mr. Buffington explains the role of outsourcing…

  • emInside the FDA  The Business and Politicsem
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    Inside the FDA: The Business and Politics

    Ms. Hawthorne talked about her book, Inside the FDA: The Business and Politics Behind the Drugs We Take and the Food We Eat, published by John Wiley and Sons. She described some of the people and…

  • emWarped Passagesem
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    Warped Passages

    Lisa Randall talked about her book Warped Passages: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Universe’s Hidden Dimensions, published by Ecco. In the book she discussed the possibility of there being extra…

  • emJ Robert Oppenheimer  And the American Centuryem
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    J. Robert Oppenheimer: And the American Century

    Professor Cassidy talked about his book J. Robert Oppenheimer: And the American Century, published by Pi Press. It is a biography of the man who led the Manhattan Project and built the atomic…