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  • emDereliction of Dutyem
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    Dereliction of Duty

    H.R. McMaster talked about his new book, Dereliction of Duty: Johnson, McNamara, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Lies that Led to Vietnam. He outlined his arguments about why America…

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  • emAn American Requiemem
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    An American Requiem

    Mr. Carroll talked about his new book, An American Requiem: God, My Father and the War that Came between Us. It focuses on his relationship with his father, an Air Force general, and how…

    105 views
  • Middle East Issues
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    Middle East Issues

    Mr. Salhani discussed his book Black September to Desert Storm: A Journalist in the Middle East which details the hardships of life in a war zone.

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  • emVintage Readingem
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    Vintage Reading

    Mr. Kanigel talked about his new book, Vintage Reading: from Plato to Bradbury, A Personal Tour of Some of the World’s Best Books.

    46 views
  • emThread of Yearsem
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    Thread of Years

    Mr. Lukacs discussed his book Thread of Years which focused on twentieth century America through the eyes of a fictional character.

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  • emStriking Backem
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    Striking Back

    Mr. Masters talked about his book, Striking Back: A Jewish Commando’s War Against the Nazis. It chronicles his experiences as a Jewish emigre from Austria who enlisted in the British Army…

    73 views
  • emToy Warsem
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    Toy Wars

    Mr. Miller talked about his new book, Toy Wars: The Epic Struggle Between G.I. Joe, Barbie and the Companies that Make Them. The book chronicles the competition between Hasbro and Mattel, the…

    47 views
  • emOfficial Negligenceem
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    Official Negligence

    Mr. Cannon talked about his new book, Official Negligence: How Rodney King and the Riots Changed Los Angeles and the L.A.P.D.. In the book, he concludes that political, police and judicial…

    140 views
  • emSoft Edgeem
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    Soft Edge

    Paul Levinson talked about his book, The Soft Edge: A Natural History and Future of the Information Revolution. It examines the role of information technology in decisive events throughout…

    1,480 views
  • emForeign Correspondenceem
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    Foreign Correspondence

    Ms. Brooks talked about her new book, Foreign Correspondence: A Pen Pal’s Journey from Down Under to All Over. It is a memoir about the pen pals she had in the Middle East and Europe while…

    133 views
  • emEnd of Sanityem
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    End of Sanity

    Mr. Gross talked about his new book, The End of Sanity: Social and Cultural Madness in America. The book criticizes racial and sexual preferences, affirmative action and diversity movements…

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  • emThis Great Calamityem
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    This Great Calamity

    Professor Kinealy spoke about her two books, This Great Calamity: The Irish Famine 1845-1852 and A Death-Dealing Famine. The books examine the local and international effects of the potato…

    287 views
  • emDesert Queenem Book Discussion
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    Desert Queen Book Discussion

    Members of a monthly book club met to discuss Desert Queen, by Janet Wallach. It focuses on the life of Gertrude Bell, a contemporary of Lawrence of Arabia who helped to draw the boundaries…

    553 views
  • Vonnegut Books
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    Vonnegut Books

    Mr. Vonnegut talked to fans and signed copies of some of his works at an appearance to announce that his book, Mother Night, will be made into a motion picture.

    131 views
  • emHazardous Dutyem
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    Hazardous Duty

    Colonel Hackworth talked about his new book, Hazardous Duty: America’s Most Decorated Living Soldier Reports from the Front and Tells It the Way It Is. He criticizes the military for…

    183 views
  • emWashington Babylonem
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    Washington Babylon

    Mr. Silverstein talked about his new book, Washington Babylon, which he co-authored with Alexander Cockburn. The book critically examines the ethics of Congress, the presidency, the press…

    201 views
  • New Doublespeak
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    New Doublespeak

    Mr. Lutz spoke about his new book, The New Doublespeak: Why No One Knows What Anyone’s Saying Any More. In it he argues that there is a communications crisis in the U.S. He read several…

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