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  • Race In America
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    Race In America

    April Ryan moderated a panel discussion on race in America with Mary Frances Berry, author of Five Dollars and a Pork Chop Sandwich; Avis Jones-DeWeever, author of How Exceptional Black Women…

  • Christopher Dickey on emOur Man in Charlestonem
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    Our Man in Charleston

    Christopher Dickey talked about his book Our Man in Charleston: Britain’s Secret Agent in the Civil War South, in which he recalls the role played by Robert Bunch, British consul assigned to…

  • emAnatomy of Terrorem
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    Anatomy of Terror

    Ali Soufan talked about his book, Anatomy of Terror: From the Death of bin Laden to the Rise of the Islamic State, about the terrorist groups that have emerged since the death of Osama bin…

  • emBehaveem
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    Robert Sapolsky talked about his book Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst, in which he attempts to answer what drives human behaviors such as racism, xenophobia, tolerance,…

  • emRigor Mortisem
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    Rigor Mortis

    Richard Harris talked about his book Rigor Mortis: How Sloppy Science Creates Worthless Cures, Crushes Hope, and Wastes Billions, in which he reports on the challenges facing the field of…

  • emSix Days of War  June 1967em
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    Six Days of War: June 1967

    Michael Oren talked about his book, Six Days of War: June 1967 and the Making of the Modern Middle East. The book chronicles the events of the six-day-long Arab-Israeli War, which resulted…

  • emThe Crisis of the MiddleClass Constitutionem
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    The Crisis of the Middle-Class Constitution

    Professor Ganesh Sitaraman talked about his book The Crisis of the Middle-Class Constitution: Why Economic Inequality Threatens Our Republic, in which he says that the Founders didn’t…

  • Sharon Weinberger Discusses 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, about the history, successes, and failures of DARPA,…

  • Brad Graham and Lissa Muscatine Discuss Donald Trump
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    Brad Graham and Lissa Muscatine on Donald Trump

    Brad Graham and Lissa Muscatine, co-owners of Washington, D.C.'s Politics and Prose Bookstore, talked about their bookstore’s events and reading lists created in reaction to the election of…

  • Brad Snyder Discusses emHouse of Truthem
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    The House of Truth

    Professor Brad Snyder talked about his book, The House of Truth: A Washington Political Salon and the Foundations of American Liberalism, about a group of Washington professionals interested in…

  • emUrban Forestsem
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    Urban Forests

    Jill Jonnes talked about her book Urban Forests: A Natural History of Trees and People in the American Cityscape, in which she examines the natural history of trees and their impact on…

  • April Ryan Discusses emAt Mamas Kneeem
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    At Mama's Knee

    April Ryan talked about her book At Mama’s Knee: Mothers and Race in Black and White, in which she examines the issues surrounding race and police shootings in America from the perspective…

  • Megyn Kelly Discusses emSettle for Moreem
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    Settle for More

    Megyn Kelly talked about her book Settle for More, in which she discusses her life and career as a journalist. She spoke with Katty Kay. This program contains language that some viewers may…

  • Brian Stolarz Discusses emGrace and Justice on Death Rowem
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    Grace and Justice on Death Row

    Brian Stolarz talked about his book Grace and Justice on Death Row: The Race against Time and Texas to Free an Innocent Man, in which he reports on his client, Alfred Dewayne Brown, who…

  • Omar Saif Ghobash Discusses emLetters to a Young Muslimem
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    Letters to a Young Muslim

    Ambassador Omar Saif Ghobash talked about his book, Letters to a Young Muslim, about the dangers of Islamic extremism and what it means to be a good Muslim in the world. He spoke with…

  • emBill Clintonem
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    Bill Clinton

    Michael Tomasky talked about his book Bill Clinton: The American Presidents Series: The 42nd President, 1993-2001, in which he recalls the presidential tenure of Bill Clinton.

  • John Simpson Discusses emThe Word Detectiveem
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    The Word Detective

    John Simpson talked about his book The Word Detective: Searching for the Meaning of It All at the Oxford English Dictionary, in which he remembers his close to forty years at the Oxford…

  • Nina Willner Discusses emForty Autumnsem
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    Forty Autumns

    Nina Willner talked about her book Forty Autumns: A Family’s Story of Courage and Survival on Both Sides of the Berlin Wall, in which she recalls her mother’s decision to leave her family and…

  • Michael Eric Dyson Discusses emTears We Cannot Stopem
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    Tears We Cannot Stop

    Professor Michael Eric Dyson talked about his book Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America, in which he looks at the racial divide in America. Professor Dyson argued that racial…

  • John Edgar Wideman Discusses emWriting to Save a Lifeem
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    Writing to Save a Life

    John Edgar Wideman talked about his book Writing to Save a Life: the Louis Till File, in which he discusses the execution of Louis Till by the U.S. Army in 1945 and the impact that it had on the legal…

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