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    Jane Addams

    Authors Louise Knight and Katherine Joslin discussed the life and work of Nobel Peace Prize winner Jane Addams, founder of the Settlement House Movement. The event was moderated by Gary Johnson.…

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    The Devil's Highway

    Luis Alberto Urrea talked about immigration and his book, The Devil’s Highway: A True Story, published by Little, Brown. It was a fictional account of 26 men who lost their way along the Camino…

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    Death in the Haymarket

    James Green talked with Ms. Taylor about his book, Death in the Haymarket: A Story of Chicago, the First Labor Movement, and the Bombing That Divided Gilded Age America, published by…

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    The House

    House Historian Robert Remini talked about his book, The House, published by Collins, in which he described the U.S. House of Representatives' responses to the Cold War, the Great Depression, the civil…

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    Overthrow

    Stephen Kinzer talked about his book Overthrow: America’s Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq, published by Times Books. Mr. Kinzer, a former New York Times foreign correspondent,…

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    John James Audubon

    Richard Rhodes was interviewed onstage by Owen Youngman about his 2004 Pulitzer Prize-winning biography, John James Audubon: The Making of an American, published by Alfred A. Knopf. The illegitimate…

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    Manhunt

    James Swanson talked about his book Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer, published by William Morrow. The book details the chase and eventual death of President Lincoln’s…

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    Jack Kennedy: The Education of a Statesman

    Barbara Leaming talked about her book Jack Kennedy: The Education of a Statesman, published by W. W. Norton. She focused on President Kennedy’s relationship with British aristocrats and…

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    National Security and Free Speech

    Richard Posner and Geoffrey Stone discussed their books with David Hiller and responded to audience members' questions. Richard Posner is the author of Uncertain Shield: The U.S.…

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    A Stronger Kinship and Julius Rosenwald

    Ms. Cox talked about her book, A Stronger Kinship: One Town’s Extraordinary Story of Hope and Faith, which is about the ways the city of Covert, Michigan handled integration shortly after…

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    The Defining Moment

    Professor Minow interviewed Mr. Alter onstage about his book, The Defining Moment: FDR’s Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope, published by Simon and Schuster. Mr. Alter explained that…

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