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  • Former Soviet Dissident Natan Sharansky
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    Former Soviet Dissident Natan Sharansky

    Natan Sharansky, a leading figure of the Soviet dissident movement of the 1970s and later an Israeli politician, spoke about his life and career with PublicAffairs Founder Peter Osnos. Mr.…

    207 views
  • emHooverem
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    Hoover

    Kenneth Whyte talked about his book Hoover, in which he recalls the personal and political life of President Herbert Hoover. He spoke with author and presidential scholar Amity Shlaes.…

    518 views
  • Blanche Wiesen Cook Discusses emEleanor Roosevelt Volume 3em
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    Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume 3

    Professor Blanche Wiesen Cook talked about her book Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume 3: The War Years and After, 1939-1962, which completes her three volume series on the life of Eleanor Roosevelt. The series…

    892 views
  • Heather Ann Thompson Discusses emBlood in the Waterem
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    Blood in the Water

    Heather Ann Thompson talked about her book Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy, in which she recalls the Attica prison uprising that took place at the…

    1,408 views
  • emThe Firebrand and the First Ladyem
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    The Firebrand and the First Lady

    Patricia Bell-Scott talked about her book The Firebrand and the First Lady: Portrait of a Friendship: Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Struggle for Social Justice, in which she…

    1,401 views
  • Winston Churchills American Mother
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    Winston Churchill's American Mother

    Winston Churchill’s grand-grandchildren, Randolph and Jennie Churchill, talked about their family’s American past. The former Prime Minister’s mother was born in Brooklyn in 1854 and met her future husband,…

    1,431 views
  • Andrew Nagorski Discusses emThe Nazi Huntersem
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    The Nazi Hunters

    Andrew Nagorski talked about his book The Nazi Hunters, in which he profiles the men and women who continued to hunt down Nazi war criminals in the years following the Nuremberg and Dachau…

    1,295 views
  • emHamiltonem from Book to Play
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    Hamilton from Book to Play

    Ron Chernow talked about his book Alexander Hamilton, which was adapted into a Broadway musical. Mr. Chernow spoke about the success of the show, written by and starring Lin-Manuel Miranda, and…

    1,292 views
  • Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik on emNotorious RBGem
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    Notorious RBG

    Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik talked about their book, Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. They spoke with CNN’s Jeffrey Toobin.

    1,366 views
  • Discussion on the Future of the New York Times
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    Future of the New York Times

    Arthur Sulzberger, Jr., and Dean Baquet talked about the past, present, and future of the New York Times. They discussed the paper’s shift to digital content. They were interviewed by Jack…

    719 views
  • Margo Jefferson on emNegrolandem
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    Negroland

    Margo Jefferson talked about her book Negroland: A Memoir, in which she talks about growing up among the black elite in America.

    1,457 views
  • Alvin Roth on emWho Gets WhatAnd Whyem
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    Who Gets What--and Why

    Alvin Roth talked about his book, Who Gets What - and Why: The New Economics of Matchmaking and Market Designm, about how markets really work. Professor Roth, who won the 2012 Nobel Prize in economics…

    1,343 views
  • Michael Shnayerson on emThe Contenderem
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    The Contender

    Michael Shnayerson talked about his book, The Contender: Andrew Cuomo, a Biography, about the political career of Governor Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) and his ambition to become President of the…

    301 views
  • emThe Underground Girls of Kabulem and emWithout You There Is No Usem
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    The Underground Girls of Kabul and Without You, There Is No Us

    Jenny Nordberg, author of The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan, and Suki Kim, author of Without You, There Is No Us: My Time with the Sons of North…

    576 views
  • Discussion on Winston Churchill and Franklin Roosevelt in Wartime
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    Roosevelt and Churchill in Wartime

    Nigel Hamilton and Allen Packwood talked about the World War II leadership styles of President Franklin Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. The Roosevelt House Public…

    922 views
  • emLandslideem
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    Landslide

    Jonathan Darman talked about his book, Landslide: LBJ and Ronald Reagan at the Dawn of a New America, in which he examines the presidential election of Lyndon Baines Johnson in 1964 and Ronald…

    277 views
  • emPrice of Fameem
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    Price of Fame

    Sylvia Jukes Morris talked about her book, Price of Fame: The Honorable Clare Boothe Luce, her second volume on the life of conservative commentator and former Representative Clare Booth Luce…

    330 views
  • Legacy of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
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    Legacy of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

    Panelists talked about the life and legacy of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. They described their encounters with the former First Lady after she left the White House, and talked about her passion…

    328 views
  • Eisenhower and Domestic Policy
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    Eisenhower and Domestic Policy

    Panelists talked about President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s domestic policies and priorities, including civil rights and the National Highway Act. Eisenhower’s grandson David, who was on the…

    513 views
  • Eisenhower and Foreign Policy
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    Eisenhower and Foreign Policy

    Panelists talked about President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s Middle East policies and the Eisenhower Doctrine. The panel was part of a conference titled, “Ike Reconsidered: Lessons from the Eisenhower…

    391 views
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