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  • emAmerica and the Rogue Statesem
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    America and the Rogue States

    Thomas Henriksen talked about his book, America and the Rogue States, in which he looks at the U.S.'s handling of countries like North Korea, Iran, and Iraq. The interview, part of Book…

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  • emIn Excellent Healthem
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    In Excellent Health

    Dr. Scott Atlas talked about his book, In Excellent Health: Setting the Record Straight on America’s Health Care, in which he argues that the U.S. healthcare system is much better than the World…

    573 views
  • emGolden Holocaustem
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    Golden Holocaust

    Robert Proctor talked about his book, Golden Holocaust: Origins of the Cigarette Catastrophe and the Case for Abolition, in which he explores the history of the tobacco industry and the dangers…

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  • emState of Disrepairem
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    State of Disrepair

    Kori Schake talked about her book, State of Disrepair: Fixing the Culture and Practices of the State Department, in which she takes a critical look at the performance of the State Department. The…

    278 views
  • emThe Bankers New Clothesem
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    The Banker's New Clothes

    Anat Admati, co-author of the book, The Bankers' New Clothes: What’s Wrong with Banking and What to Do about It, talked about the banking industry and argued that the system can be made safer…

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  • emConstitutional Conservatismem
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    Constitutional Conservatism

    Peter Berkowitz talked about his book, Constitutional Conservatism, in which he outlines the principles of governing that both conservative and libertarians should support. He was interviewed at…

    178 views
  • emWhy Some Things Should Not Be for Saleem
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    Why Some Things Should Not Be for Sale

    Debra Satz talked about her book, Why Some Things Should Not Be for Sale: The Moral Limits of Markets, in which she looks at problematic commodity exchanges, such as addictive drugs or sex. The…

    536 views
  • emFirst Principlesem
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    First Principles

    John Taylor talked about his Hayek Book Prize-winning book, First Principles: Five Keys to Restoring America’s Prosperity. This interview was conducted at the Hoover Institution on the…

    225 views
  • emIssues on My Mindem
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    Issues on My Mind

    George Shultz talked about his book, Issues on My Mind: Strategies for the Future, in which he discusses such topics as nuclear weapons, the economy, energy development, and the war on drugs. The…

    308 views
  • emTaking on Iranem
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    Taking on Iran

    Abraham Sofaer talked about his book, Taking on Iran, in which he argues that the U.S. should stand up to Iran by directly confronting the country’s Revolutionary Guard Corps and its surrogates,…

    342 views
  • emThe Shahem
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    The Shah

    Abbas Milani, co-director of the Iran Democracy Project at the Hoover Institution, talked about his book, The Shah, a biography of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the last shah of Iran who was overthrown…

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  • emBargaining with Baseballem
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    Bargaining with Baseball

    William B. Gould IV talked about his book, Bargaining with Baseball: Labor Relations in an Age of Prosperous Turmoil, in which he talks about the history of player-owner relations in baseball,…

    180 views
  • emFailing Liberty 101em
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    Failing Liberty 101

    William Damon talked about his book, Failing Liberty 101: How We Are Leaving Young Americans Unprepared for Citizenship in a Free Society, in which he argues that we are not properly preparing…

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  • emGoverning Securityem
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    Governing Security

    Mariano-Florentino Cuellar talked about about his book, Governing Security: The Hidden Origins of American Security Agencies, in which he looks at the origins of the Federal Security Agency…

    141 views
  • emThe Slave Trade and the Origins of International Human Rights Lawem
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    The Slave Trade and the Origins of International Human Rights Law

    Jenny Martinez talked about her book, The Slave Trade and the Origins of International Human Rights Law, in which she chronicles efforts in the late 18th Century to ban the international slave…

    405 views
  • emCulture Warsem
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    Culture Wars?

    Morris Fiorina, co-author of the book Culture War? The Myth of a Polarized America, argued that Americans are far less polarized than the public is led to believe by the media and political…

    483 views
  • emBeauty Biasem
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    Beauty Bias

    Stanford University professor Deborah Rhode talked about her book, The Beauty Bias: The Injustice of Appearance in Life and Law, in which explores the forces that have contributed to appearance related…

    617 views
  • emThe Savior Generalsem
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    The Savior Generals

    Victor Davis Hanson talked about his book, The Savior Generals: How Five Great Commanders Saved Wars That Were Lost - From Ancient Greece to Iraq. The interview, part of Book TV’s college…

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