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  • emBrotherhood of the Bombem
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    Brotherhood of the Bomb

    Mr. Herken talked about his book, Brotherhood of the Bomb: The Tangled Lives and Loyalties of Robert Oppenheimer, Ernest Lawrence, and Edward Teller, published by Henry Holt and Company. He…

  • The Constitution and Presidential War Powers
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    The Constitution and Presidential War Powers

    A panel of authors who have written books about the American Constitution debated U.S. foreign policy and how the government should interpret the laws regarding war. Among the topics they…

  • emPrivacy In Perilem
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    Privacy In Peril

    James B. Rule talked about his book, Privacy In Peril: How We Are Sacrificing A Fundamental Right In Exchange For Security and Convenience, published by the Oxford University Press, USA. In…

  • emVeterans of War Veterans of Peaceem
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    Veterans of War, Veterans of Peace

    Maxine Hong Kingston talked about the book she edited, Veterans of War, Veterans of Peace, published by Koa Books. Since the early 1990s, Ms. Kingston has led writing-and-meditation…

  • emNot One More Mothers Childem
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    Not One More Mother's Child

    Cindy Sheehan talked about her book Not One More Mother’s Child, published by Koa Books. In the book, she recounted her experience losing a son in the war in Iraq and her subsequent activism speaking…

  • emBobos In Paradiseem
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    Bobos In Paradise

    Mr. Brooks discussed his book Bobos in Paradise: The New Upper Class and How They Got There, published by Simon and Schuster. The book examines what the author terms as the dominant class in today’s…

  • emTricky Dick and the Pink Ladyem
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    Tricky Dick and the Pink Lady

    Mr. Mitchell talked about his new book, Tricky Dick and the Pink Lady: Richard Nixon vs. Helen Gahagen Douglas--Sexual Politics and the Red Scare, 1950. The book examines how Richard Nixon…