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  • emThe Imagineers of Warem
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    The Imagineers of War

    Sharon Weinberger talked about her book, The Imagineers of War: The Untold Story of DARPA, the Pentagon Agency That Changed the World. She spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017…

    1,164 views
  • emThe Vaccine Raceem
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    The Vaccine Race

    Meredith Wadman talked about her book, The Vaccine Race: Science, Politics, and the Human Costs of Defeating Disease. She spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017 Gaithersburg…

    791 views
  • emNot the Cleaver Familyem
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    Not the Cleaver Family

    Maria Olsen talked about her book, Not the Cleaver Family: The New Normal in Modern American Families. She spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017 Gaithersburg Book Festival,…

    765 views
  • emReagan Risingem
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    Reagan Rising

    Craig Shirley talked about his book, Reagan Rising: The Decisive Years, 1976-1980. He spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017 Gaithersburg Book Festival, held on the grounds of…

    1,167 views
  • emWhistleblower at the CIAem
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    Whistleblower at the CIA

    Melvin A. Goodman talked about his book, Whistleblower at the CIA: An Insider’s Account of the Politics of Intelligence. He spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017 Gaithersburg…

    895 views
  • Panel Discussion on Westward Expansion
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    Panel Discussion on Westward Expansion

    William Hogeland, author of Autumn of the Black Snake: The Creation of the U.S. Army and the Invasion That Opened the West, and Peter Cozzens, author of The Earth is Weeping: The Epic Story of…

    374 views
  • emThe Jersey Brothersem
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    The Jersey Brothers

    Sally Mott Freeman talked about her book, The Jersey Brothers: A Missing Naval Officer in the Pacific and His Family’s Quest to Bring Him Home. She spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at…

    344 views
  • emWrestling With His Angelem
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    Wrestling With His Angel

    Sidney Blumenthal talked about his book, Wrestling With His Angel: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln Vol. II, 1849-1856. He spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017…

    299 views
  • Kristen Green Discusses emSomething Must Be Done About Prince Edward Countyem
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    Something Must Be Done About Prince Edward County

    Kristen Green spoke about her book, Something Must Be Done About Prince Edward County: A Family, a Virginia Town, a Civil Rights Battle. She spoke from the H.L. Mencken Non-Fiction Pavilion…

    558 views
  • Juan Williams Discusses emWe the Peopleem
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    We the People

    Juan Williams spoke about his book, We the People: The Modern-Day Figures Who Have Reshaped and Affirmed the Founding Fathers' Vision of America. He spoke from the H.L. Mencken Non-Fiction…

    636 views
  • emMary McGroryem and emFair Labor Lawyerem
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    Mary McGrory and Fair Labor Lawyer

    John Norris, author of Mary McGrory: The First Queen of Journalism, and Marlene Trestman, author of Fair Labor Lawyer: The Remarkable Life of New Deal Attorney and Supreme Court Advocate Bessie…

    186 views
  • emMost Blessed of the Patriarchsem
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    Most Blessed of the Patriarchs

    Annette Gordon Reed and Peter Onuf spoke about their book, Most Blessed of the Patriarchs: Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination. They spoke from the H.L. Mencken Non-Fiction…

    411 views
  • Panel Discussion on the Importance of Libraries
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    Panel Discussion on the Importance of Libraries

    Panelists talked about the importance of libraries. “The Importance of Libraries: Now and in the Future” was a panel discussion from the H.L. Mencken Non-Fiction Pavilion at the 2016…

    262 views
  • emPay Any Priceem
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    Pay Any Price

    James Risen spoke about his book, Pay Any Price: Greed, Power, and Endless War. He spoke from the H.L. Mencken Non-Fiction Pavilion at the 2016 Gaithersburg Book Festival, held on the…

    541 views
  • EJ Dionne Discusses emWhy the Right Went Wrongem
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    Why the Right Went Wrong

    E.J. Dionne spoke about his book, Why the Right Went Wrong: Conservatism - From Goldwater to the Tea Party and Beyond. He spoke with David Mark, co-author of Dog Whistles, Walk Backs, and…

    525 views
  • emLove Her Love Her Notem
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    Love Her, Love Her Not

    Joanne Cronrath Bamberger spoke about her book, Love Her, Love Her Not: The Hillary Paradox. She spoke from the H.L. Mencken Non-Fiction Pavilion at the 2016 Gaithersburg Book Festival,…

    175 views
  • Mary Stockwell on emThe Other Trail of Tearsem
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    The Other Trail of Tears

    Mary Stockwell talked about her book, The Other Trail of Tears: The Removal of the Ohio Tribes, about the removal of the Delaware, Seneca, Shawnee, Ottawa, and Wyandot Native American…

    1,110 views
  • Jacob Silverman on emTerms of Serviceem
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    Terms of Service

    Jacob Silverman talked about his book, Terms of Service: Social Media and the Price of Constant Connection, and responded to questions from the audience. He spoke in the James Michener…

    588 views
  • David Mark and Chuck McCutcheon on emDog Whistles WalkBacks and Washington Handshakesem
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    Dog Whistles, Walk-Backs, and Washington Handshakes

    David Mark and Chuck McCuthcheon talked about their book, Dog Whistles, Walk-Backs, and Washington Handshakes: Decoding the Jargon, Slang, and Bluster of American Political Speech. They…

    380 views
  • Tom Davis Martin Frost and Richard Cohen on emThe Partisan Divide Congress in Crisisem
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    The Partisan Divide

    Former Representative Martin Frost (D-TX) and journalist Richard Cohen talked about their book, The Partisan Divide: Congress in Crisis, which they wrote with former Representative Tom…

    586 views
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