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    Brave New Weed

    Joe Dolce talked about his book Brave New Weed: Adventures into the Uncharted World of Cannabis, in which he looks at the history, science, and economics of marijuana.

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    Outpost

    Christopher Hill talked about his book, Outpost: Life on the Frontlines of American Diplomacy, about his career as a diplomat. He appeared on Colorado Public Radio’s “Colorado Matters,”…

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    Lords of the Sky

    Dan Hampton talked about his book, Lords of the Sky: Fighter Pilots and Air Combat, from the Red Baron to the F-16, in which he looks at the history of combat aviation and discusses how…

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    Hemp Bound

    Doug Fine talked about his book, Hemp Bound: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the Next Agricultural Revolution, in which he discusses the reincorporation of hemp into the U.S. economy.…

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    The Red and the White

    Andrew Graybill, associate history professor and director of Southwest Studies at Southern Methodist University, talked about his book, The Red and the White: A Family Saga of the American West, in which he recalls the…

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    Book Discussion with Melanie Warner, Pandora's Lunchbox

    Melanie Warner spoke about food science and ways in which it had created inexpensive products that were devoid of nutritional value, addictive, and of potential harm to one’s health. She…

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    To Hell on a Fast Horse

    Western historian Mark Lee Gardner presented a biography of criminal and fugitive Billy the Kid and his pursuer Lincoln County (New Mexico) Sheriff Pat Garrett. Mr. Gardner recalled the numerous crimes that…

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    The Art of Intelligence

    Former Ambassador-at-Large Henry Crumpton talked about the role that the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) plays in the world today and discussed what the organization accomplished in…

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    1812: The War That Forged a Nation

    Mr. Borneman talked about his book 1812: The War That Forged a Nation, published by HarperCollins. The book provides an historical account of the first time the United States was attacked…

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    Wanted Dead or Alive

    Benjamin Runkle, professional staff member of the House Armed Services Committee, presented a history of manhunts launched by the American military and intelligence agencies. Mr. Runkle…

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    David Crockett: The Lion of the West

    In his book Michael Wallis recalls the life of frontiersmen and politician David ‘Davy’ Crockett (1786-1836). Mr. Wallis reports on Davy Crockett’s childhood in eastern Tennessee and his…

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    The Ripple Effect

    In his book Alex Prud’homme questions the safety, quality, and future availability of fresh water as consumption doubles every twenty years. Mr. Prud’homme examines the current water infrastructure and…

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    The Last Stand

    National Book Award winner Nathaniel Philbrick, recounts the Battle of Little Bighorn that took place at Little Bighorn River in Central Montana on June 25, 1876. The conflict between the U.S.…

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    The Day the World Ended at Little Bighorn

    Mr. Marshall talked about his book, The Day the World Ended at Little Bighorn: A Lakota History, published by Viking. Mr. Marshall disputed the popular history of the Battle at Little…

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    The Almanac of Political Corruption, Scandals & Dirty Politics

    Kim Long talked about his book The Almanac of Political Corruption, Scandals & Dirty Politics, published by Delacorte Press. In his book Mr. Long relays a history of U.S. political scandals and…

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    Read My Pins

    Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright talked about the broches she has worn during various official meetings and the messages she was trying to send with them. This talk was hosted…

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    The Lewis and Clark Journals

    Audio on this program contains static that lasts throughout the program. Professor Gary Moulton, editor of The Lewis and Clark Journals: An American Epic of Discovery, published by University of…

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    I Love a Man in Uniform

    Lily Burana talked about her book I Love a Man in Uniform: A Memoir of Love, War, and Other Battles (Weinstein Books; April 14, 2009). A former punk rock artist and exotic dancer, Lily…

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    The Teapot Dome Scandal

    Laton McCartney talked about his book The Teapot Dome Scandal, for which President Warren Harding’s administration was indicted for taking multiple bribes from the oil industry in exchange for…

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    My Private War

    Norman Bussel talked about his book, My Private War: Liberated Body, Captive Mind - A World War II POW’s Journey (Pegasus Books; November 30, 2008). The author was twenty years old when the…

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