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    Long for This World: The Strange Science of Immortality

    Jonathan Weiner talked about his book, Long for This World: The Strange Science of Immortality. The interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded in the King’s College Room in…

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    Body and Soul

    Alondra Nelson talked about her book, Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight Against Medical Discrimination. The interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded in the…

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    Ignorance: How It Drives Science

    Stuart Firestein talked about his book, Ignorance: How It Drives Science. The interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded in the King’s College Room in Columbia University’s…

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    The Lonely Soldier

    Helen Benedict talked about her book, The Lonely Soldier: The Private War of Women Serving in Iraq. The interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded in the King’s College Room in…

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    Network Nation

    Richard John talked about the history of the telegraph and telephone in the U.S., the subject of his book, Network Nation: Inventing American Telecommunications. The interview, part of Book TV’s…

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    New Netherland and the Dutch Origins of American Religious Liberty

    Jonathan Haefeli talked about his book, New Netherland and the Dutch Origins of American Religious Liberty, examining the influence of the Dutch on religious liberty in the United States. The interview, part…

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    Occupy Nation

    Todd Gitlin talked about his book, Occupy Nation: The Roots, the Spirit, and the Promise of Occupy Wall Street. The interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded in the King’s College…

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    American Force

    Richard Betts talked about his book, American Force: Dangers, Delusions, and Dilemmas in National Security. The interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded in the King’s College…

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    Storms of My Grandchildren

    Professor James Hansen talked about his book, Storms of My Grandchildren: The Truth About the Coming Climate Catastrophe and Our Last Chance to Save Humanity, about the threat of global warming and the…

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    The Great American University

    Former Columbia University provost Jonathan Cole talked about his book, The Great American University: Its Rise to Preeminence, Its Indispensable National Role, Why It Must Be Protected. The interview, part…

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