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    Generic

    Dr. Jeremy Greene talked about his book, Generic: The Unbranding of Modern Medicine, about the rise of the generic drug industry in the United States and the differences between brand name drugs…

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    Labor's Love Lost

    Andrew Cherlin talked about his book, Labor’s Love Lost, about the impact of de-industrialization on working-class families. This interview, recorded at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore,…

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    A World More Concrete

    Professor N.D.B. Connolly talked about his book A World More Concrete: Real Estate and the Remaking of Jim Crow South Florida, in which he examines the relationship between race and property…

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    The Malaria Project

    Karen Masterson talked about her book, The Malaria Project: The U.S. Government’s Secret Mission to Find a Miracle Cure, about the U.S. government’s efforts to find a cure for Malaria during…

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    The Worth of War

    Professor Benjamin Ginsberg talked about his book, The Worth of War, about the upside of war, and in which he argues that war is a driver of human progress. This interview, recorded on the campus…

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    Reducing Gun Violence in America

    Daniel Webster, director of Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Gun Policy and Research, talked about his book, Reducing Gun Violence in America. This interview is part of Book TV’s…

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    Ivan Pavlov

    Daniel Todes talked about Ivan Pavlov: A Russian Life in Science, his biography of Russian physiologist Ivan Pavlov. This interview, recorded at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland,…

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    Shrink Rap

    Dr. Dinah Miller, co-author of Shrink Rap: Three Psychiatrists Explain Their Work, talked about the work of psychiatrists. This interview, recorded on the campus of Johns Hopkins University, is…

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    Stare in the Darkness

    Lester Spence talked about his book, Stare in the Darkness: The Limits of Hip-hop and Black Politics, about the influence of hip-hop music on politics. This interview, conducted at Johns Hopkins…

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    A Field Guide to Radiation

    Wayne Biddle talked about his book A Field Guide to Radiation, a primer on radiation and its impact, both positive and negative, on our world. This interview, conducted on the campus of Johns…

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    The Cosmetic Gaze

    Professor Bernadette Wegenstein talked about her book, The Cosmetic Gaze: Body Modification and the Construction of Beauty. This interview is part of Book TV’s College Series.

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