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  • Discussion on Socialism in Early 20th Century America
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    Socialism in Early 20th Century America

    Columbia University history professor Eric Foner examines the rise of socialism in America in the early 20th century. He talks about the Socialist Party in New York City and Milwaukee, and…

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  • Redistricting and Gerrymandering
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    Redistricting and Gerrymandering

    This week, Columbia Law School Professor Nathaniel Persily looks at the history of redistricting and gerrymandering in the United States. Professor Persily discusses the origin of the term…

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  • emUnlearning Libertyem
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    Unlearning Liberty

    Greg Lukianoff, author and President of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, discussed his book, Unlearning Liberty: Campus Censorship and the End of American Debate, about…

    1,018 views
  •  emBody and Soulem
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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…

    935 views
  • emIgnorance How It Drives Scienceem
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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…

    830 views
  • emOccupy Nationem
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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…

    667 views
  • emCovering America A Narrative History of a Nations Journalismem
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    Covering America: A Narrative History of a Nation's Journalism

    Christopher Daly recounts 300 years of reportage in the United States. Professor Daly examines the current arguments that journalism is in danger and points to the numerous obstacles that…

    637 views
  • emLong for This World The Strange Science of Immortalityem
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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…

    614 views
  • emNew Netherland and the Dutch Origins of American Religious Libertyem
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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…

    605 views
  • US Foreign Policy in Afghanistan and Pakistan
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    U.S. Foreign Policy in Afghanistan and Pakistan

    Ahmed Rashid, author of Pakistan on the Brink, looks at Pakistan in light of the escalation of war in Afghanistan by the United States and discussed the problems that Pakistan should expect to face…

    595 views
  • Gender Issues and the 2012 Election
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    Gender Issues and the 2012 Election

    Panelists talked about women’s issues that punctuated the 2012 election, including women’s health and reproductive rights, marriage equality, poverty, and political participation. The panelists responded to…

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  • emStorms of My Grandchildrenem
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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…

    346 views
  • emThe Lonely Soldierem
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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…

    246 views
  • emAmerican Forceem
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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…

    231 views
  • emNetwork Nationem
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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…

    210 views
  • emThe Great American Universityem
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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…

    198 views