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  • Robert Watson on emThe Nazi Titanicem
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    The Nazi Titanic

    Robert Watson talked about his book The Nazi Titanic: The Incredible Untold Story of a Doomed Ship in World War II, in which he recalls the German ocean liner SS Cap Arcona. Built in 1927…

    3,680 views
  • emFrom the War on Poverty to the War on Crimeem
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    From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime

    Professor Elizabeth Hinton talked about her book From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America, in which she traces the rise of incarceration in…

    2,409 views
  • Adam Cohen on emImbecilesem
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    Imbeciles

    Adam Cohen talked about his book Imbeciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck, in which he recounts the Supreme Court’s 1927 decision to allow the state of Virginia to…

    1,783 views
  • emThe Slaves Causeem
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    The Slave's Cause

    Manisha Sinha talked about her book The Slave’s Cause: A History of Abolition, in which she contends that the common profile of the abolitionist population, mainly white and middle and…

    1,711 views
  • John Elder Robison Discusses emSwitched Onem
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    Switched On

    John Elder Robison talked about his book Switched On: A Memoir of Brain Change and Emotional Awakening, in which he discusses his experiences as a patient of Transcranial Magnetic…

    1,684 views
  • emThe Fever of 1721em
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    The Fever of 1721

    Stephen Coss talked about his book The Fever of 1721: The Epidemic That Revolutionized Medicine and American Politics, in which he recalls a smallpox outbreak in Boston in April 1721 that…

    1,476 views
  • Wenonah Hauter Discusses emFrackopolyem
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    Frackopoly

    Wenonah Hauter talked about her book Frackopoly: The Battle for the Future of Energy and the Environment, about the origins of fracking and its impact on the environment and public health.…

    1,290 views
  • Chandra Manning Discusses emTroubled Refugeem
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    Troubled Refuge

    Chandra Manning talked about her book Troubled Refuge: Struggling for Freedom in the Civil War, in which she recalls the Union Army’s slave-refugee camps, which, according to the author, were…

    1,263 views
  • emThe Plots Against Hitlerem
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    The Plots Against Hitler

    Danny Orbach talked about his book The Plots Against Hitler, in which hee xamines the many plots to assassinate Adolf Hitler.

    1,215 views
  • Nancy Malkiel Discusses emKeep the Damned Women Outem
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    "Keep the Damned Women Out"

    Nancy Malkiel talked about her book "Keep the Damned Women Out": The Struggle for Coeducation, in which she recalls the decision of many colleges and universities to go coeducational at the…

    1,015 views