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  • emBlood Profitsem
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    Blood Profits

    Author Vanessa Neumann discussed how money from illegally purchased goods is filtered to support terrorist groups and organized crime.

  • emThe Making of a Dreamem
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    The Making of a Dream

    Laura Wides-Munoz talked about U.S. immigration policy and profiled several Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients.

  • emSecrecy Worldem
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    Secrecy World

    Jake Bernstein, senior journalist with the investigative team that broke the Panama Papers story, talked about what was revealed in the leaked documents.

  • emSea Powerem
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    Sea Power

    Admiral James Stavridis (Retired), former NATO Supreme Allied Commander, talked about his book, Sea Power: The History and Geopolitics of the World’s Oceans, about the strategic importance of the…

  • Mitchell Kaplan Les Standifrod and Ana Menendez Discuss Books and Reading
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    Panel Discussion on Books and Reading

    Book TV hosted a panel discussion on books and the joys of reading. Guests included Mitchell Kaplan, owner of Books and Books, and authors Les Standiford and Ana Menendez. The guests also…

  • emWe Gather Togetherem
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    We Gather Together

    Neil Young talked about his book We Gather Together:The Religious Right and the Problem of Interfaith Politics, about the rise of the religious right.

  • Juliana Barbassa on emDancing with the Devil in the City of Godem
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    Dancing with the Devil in the City of God

    Juliana Barbassa talked about her book, Dancing with the Devil in the City of God: Rio de Janeiro on the Brink, about the costs the city of Rio de Janeiro will pay to host the 2016…

  • Andrew Burstein on emDemocracys Museem
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    Democracy's Muse

    Andrew Burstein talked about his book Democracy’s Muse: How Thomas Jefferson Became an FDR Liberal, a Reagan Republican, and a Tea Party Fanatic, All the While Being Dead, in which he looks…

  • Myra MacPherson on emThe Scarlet Sistersem
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    The Scarlet Sisters

    Myra MacPherson talked about her book, The Scarlet Sisters: Sex, Suffrage, and Scandal in the Gilded Age, in which she recounts the lives of sisters, Victoria Woodhull and Tennessee…

  • emAn American Bride in Kabulem
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    An American Bride in Kabul

    Phyllis Chesler talked about her book, An American Bride in Kabul: A Memoir, in which she details her marriage to an Afghan man and her experiences living in Afghanistan during the early…

  • emPingPong Diplomacyem
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    Ping-Pong Diplomacy

    Nicholas Griffin talked about his book, Ping-Pong Diplomacy: The Secret History Behind the Game That Changed the World, in which he examines China’s use of the game of ping-pong to recast their…

  • emThe Man Who Killed Kennedyem
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    The Man Who Killed Kennedy

    Political strategist and consultant Roger Stone talked about his book, The Man Who Killed Kennedy: The Case Against LBJ, in which he presents his thoughts on who was responsible for the…

  • emHunting Cheem
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    Hunting Che

    Mitch Weiss and Kevin Maurer talked about their book, Hunting Che: How a U.S. Special Forces Team Helped Capture the World’s Most Famous Revolutionary, in which they chronicle the hunting…

  • emBuckleyem
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    Carl Bogus talked about the personal and professional life of political commentator, William F. Buckley, Jr. (1925-2008). Mr. Buckley was the founder of the conservative periodical,The National Review,…

  • emHeroes for My Daughterem
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    Heroes for My Daughter

    Brad Meltzer presents a collection of women (and some men) throughout history that he believes his daughter, Lila, can look up to and derive strength from. The author profiles a range of…

  • emA Difficult Womanem
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    A Difficult Woman

    Alice Kessler-Harris recounts the life of playwright and political activist Lillian Hellman (1905-1984). She was the author of numerous politically and socially infused plays, including The Children’s Hour…

  • emThe Obama Hate Machineem
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    The Obama Hate Machine

    Bill Press contends that the political right has levied baseless personal attacks at President Obama that are unprecedented for the presidency. Mr. Press argues that such attacks devalue…

  • emAssasins of the Turquoise Palaceem
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    Assasins of the Turquoise Palace

    Roya Hakakian talked about the 1992 killing of four Iranian-Kurdish dissidents in Germany and the trial that followed. The government of Iran was implicated in the killing and all the…

  • emThe Brilliant Disasterem
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    The Brilliant Disaster

    Jim Rasenberger presents a history of the Bay of Pigs crisis. The failed military invasion of Cuba in 1961 that was supported by the United States government resulted in the capture or death of…

  • emClimate Wars The Fight for Survival as the World Overheatsem
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    Climate Wars: The Fight for Survival as the World Overheats

    Syndicated columnist Gwynne Dyer talks about future wars he says will result as a consequence of global warming. Mr. Dyer argues that in the decades ahead, global warming will lead to…

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