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  • Life and Career of Former House Speaker Thomas ONeill
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    Life and Career of Former House Speaker Thomas O'Neill

    Two-thousand-twelve marks what would have been the 100th birthday of former U.S. House Speaker and Massachusetts Democrat Thomas “Tip” O’Neill. A panel including three of Tip O’Neill’s children looked back…

  • emReasons to Kill Why Americans Choose Warem
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    Reasons to Kill: Why Americans Choose War

    Richard Rubenstein, conflict resolution and public affairs professor at George Mason University, reports on why he believes Americans are amenable to the notion of war. Mr. Rubenstein…

  • emThe Kennedys at War 19371945em
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    The Kennedys at War, 1937-1945

    Mr. Renehan talked about his book The Kennedys at War, 1937-1945, published by Doubleday. The book revisits the Kennedy family living in London during the 1930s where Joseph Kennedy, Sr.,…

  • emLeonardo da Vinciem and emVirginia Woolfem
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    Leonardo da Vinci and Virginia Woolf

    The panelists talked about the lives of Virginia Wold and Leonardo Da Vinci. They talked about the personal and professional achievements of the two people. Following their remarks, they…

  • emWitness to Americaem
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    Witness to America

    The guests talk about their book, Witness to America: An Illustrated Documentary History of the United States from the Revolution to Today, published by Harper Resource. The book is an…

  • emDoing Battle The Making of a Skepticem
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    Doing Battle: The Making of a Skeptic

    Mr. Fussell, a World War II veteran, talked about his new book, Doing Battle: The Making of a Skeptic. It focuses on how his experiences during the war affected his outlook on life, in both…