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    Comedy Central Convention Coverage

    Al Franken, a comedian, discussed the cable comedy network, Comedy Central. He explained the background behind Comedy Central’s coverage of the Democratic National Convention in New York City in which Mr. Franken wouldl…

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    Technopoly

    Neil Postman, author of “Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology", took part in "Booknotes” where he talked about his book.

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    Faces at the Bottom of the Well

    Professor Derrick Bell talked about his book, “Faces at the Bottom of the Well, the Permanence of Racism.” He addressed discrimination against minorities, the civil rights movement in…

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    Truman

    Mr. McCullough discussed his book, Truman published by Simon and Schuster. He discussed his research for the book, which is an exhaustive biography of the former president, spanning from a brief…

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    Post Debate Poll Results

    Larry Hugick, Vice President for the Gallup Organization, spoke via a remote link from Princeton, New Jersey on the results of early poll returns on the previous evening’s presidential…

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    Reaction to Iran-Contra Pardon

    Attorney Lawrence Walsh, Independent Counsel in the Iran Contra Investigation, spoke in a news conference to condemn the president’s pardon of former Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger…

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    The End of History and the Last Man

    Mr. Fukuyama discussed his book, The End of History and the Last Man, in which he contends that the shaping forces of history tend toward liberal democracy, a system in which both free…

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    Seize the Moment, Part 1

    Former President Richard Nixon discussed his book Seize the Moment: America’s Challenge in a One-Superpower World, published by Simon and Schuster. In his book, he assesses the challenges…

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    Fortunate Son: An Autobiography

    On the program Booknotes, Vietnam veteran Louis Puller, Jr. discussed his book, Fortunate Son: The Autobiography of Louis Puller, Jr., which details his experiences in Vietnam and his…

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    Dreadnought: Britain, Germany, and the War

    Author Robert Massie talked about his recently published book, Dreadnought: Britain, Germany and the Coming of the Great War, published by Random House. The book focuses on the naval race and…

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    The Seven Fat Years and How To Do It Again

    Wall Street Journal editor and vice president Robert Bartley discussed his book, The Seven Fat Years and How to Do It Again, published by Free Press. The book deals with the seven years of…

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    It Doesn't Take A Hero

    General Schwarzkopf, chief commander of the coalition forces in the Persian Gulf War, discussed his autobiography It Doesn’t Take A Hero, published by Bantam Books. The general talked about…

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    What it Takes: The Way to the White House

    Author and journalist Richard Ben Cramer shared his book, “What It Takes: the Way to the White House” and talked about the factors needed in a person to be elected president. He started the…

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    Donahue Debate Taping

    The two leading Democratic presidential contenders Jerry Brown Jr., Democratic Presidential Candidate, and Gov. Bill Clinton, Democratic Presidential Candidate, met on The Donahue Debate…

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    Clinton Campaign Commercials 1992

    A series of Political Election Advertisements were aired on Television. Commercials beginning with Bush/Quayle and ending with Clinton/Gore '92. The Bush/Quayle TV commercials were produced…

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    The Creators

    Mr. Daniel Boorstin, author of The Creators: A History of Heroes of the Imagination published by Random House, discussed the research behind his history of major figures in world history…

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    A Nation of Victims

    Charles Sykes discussed the ideas behind his book, A Nation of Victims: The Decay of the American Character published by St. Martin’s Press. He stated the main concept of his book involves the…

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    Kissinger: A Biography

    Mr. Isaacson discussed his book, Kissinger: A Biography, which examines the life and times of the former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, who served during the Nixon and Ford…

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    Henry Clay: Statesman for the Union

    Professor Remini talked about his recently published book, Henry Clay: Statesman for the Union, published by W.W. Norton. The book focuses on the life and career of Henry Clay, the famous orator from…

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    American POW/MIAs in Southeast Asia

    Senator John McCain (R-AZ), a veteran of the Vietnam War, discussed his experiences in Vietnam and the legacy of the Vietnam experience in American society. Senator McCain, member of the…

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