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    The Kennedy Detail

    Gerald Blaine, Lisa McCubbin, and Clint Hill talked about their book The Kennedy Detail: JFKs Secret Service Agents Break Their Silence. In this book, for the first time, a member of President…

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    The English is Coming!

    Leslie Dunton-Downer talked about her book The English is Coming!: How One Language Is Sweeping the World (Touchstone, 2010). English has fast become the preeminent language in business,…

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    Highest Duty

    Sully Sullenberger talked about his book Highest Duty: My Search for What Really Matters. On January 15, 2009, Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger glided US Airways Flight 1549 onto the…

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    Blur

    Bill Kovach and Tom Rosenstiel talked about their book Blur: How to Know What’s True in the Age of Information Overload. In their book they provide a roadmap through the messy media…

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    The Presumption of Guilt

    Charles Ogletree talked about his book The Presumption of Guilt: The Arrest of Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Race, Class and Crime in America. On July 16, 2009, Henry Louis Gates, Jr,. was…

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    Oprah: A Biography

    Kitty Kelley talked about her book Oprah: A Biography. The celebrity biographer weaves together revelations from interviews with relatives, former lovers, and co-workers of talk show host and…

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    Global Warring

    Cleo Paskal talked about Global Warring: How Environmental, Economic, and Political Crises Will Redraw the World Map. In her book she combines climate research and interviews with…

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    Deadly Spin

    Wendell Potter talked about his book Deadly Spin: An Insurance Company Insider Speaks Out on How Corporate PR Is Killing Health Care and Deceiving Americans. Formerly a senior vice…

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    Game Change

    Mark Halperin and John Heilemann talked about their book Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime. The political reporters tell the inside stories…

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    Disintegration

    Eugene Robinson talked about his book Disintegration: The Splintering of Black America. In his book he argues that, through decades of desegregation, affirmative action, and immigration,…

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    When the Luck of the Irish Ran Out

    David Lynch talked about his book When the Luck of the Irish Ran Out: The World’s Most Resilient Country and Its Struggle to Rise Again. In his book he describes how the Irish economic boom…

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    Courting Disaster

    Marc Thiessen talked about his book Courting Disaster: How the CIA Kept America Safe and How Barack Obama is Inviting the Next Attack. A former President George W. Bush speechwriter, Mr. Thiessen…

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    Capitol Hill Cooks

    Linda Bauer talked about her book Capitol Hill Cooks: Recipes from the White House, Congress, and All of the Past Presidents. Recipes from members of the current Congress, as well as every…

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    Eleanor Roosevelt: Transformative First Lady

    Maurine Beasley talked about her book Eleanor Roosevelt: Transformative First Lady. In her book she reveals how Mrs. Roosevelt operated, both in and out of public view, to advance the…

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    Dining with al-Qaeda

    Hugh Pope talked about his book Dining with al-Qaeda: Three Decades Exploring the Many Worlds of the Middle East. In his book the former Middle East correspondent for the Wall Street Journal recounts…

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    Bloody Crimes

    James Swanson talked about his book Bloody Crimes: The Chase for Jefferson Davis and the Death Pageant for Lincoln’s Corpse (William Morrow, 2010). He talked about the correspondences…

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    What Is Happening to News

    Jack Fuller talked about his book What is Happening to News: The Information Explosion and the Crisis in Journalism (University Of Chicago Press, 2010). In his book the Pulitzer…

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    Tories

    Thomas B. Allen talked about his book Tories: Fighting for the King in America’s First Civil War. A substantial portion of Americans remained loyal to Britain. Even families were divided,…

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    A Secret Gift

    Ted Gup talked about his book A Secret Gift: How One Man’s Kindness--and a Trove of Letters--Revealed the Hidden History of the Great Depression. The book is an account of the stories of…

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    The Envoy

    Alex Kershaw talked about his book The Envoy: The Epic Rescue of the Last Jews of Europe in the Desperate Closing Months of World War II. In his book he tells the story of how Swedish…

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