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    One Day in September: 1972 Munich Olympics Massacre

    Mr. Reeve talked about his latest book, One Day in September: The Full Story of the 1972 Munich Olympics Massacre and the Israeli Revenge Operation "Wrath of God", published by Arcade…

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    The Lion's Pride

    Edward Renehan talked about the relationship between Theodore Roosevelt and his four sons. Following their father’s military values, all four sons fought in World War I. By the end of the war, one had died…

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    No Way to Pick a President

    Mr. Witcover talked about his book, No Way to Pick a President: How Money and Hired Guns Have Debased American Elections, published by Farrar Straus & Giroux. He focused on the current state of…

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    The Monk in the Garden

    Ms. Henig talked about her book The Monk in the Garden: The Lost and Found Genius of Gregor Mendel, the Father of Genetics, published by Houghton Mifflin. The book describes how Mendel’s…

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    The Works of Friedrich Nietzsche: Discussion

    Participating via a satellite connection from Boston, Professor Rosen discussed the life and works of philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche for about 54 minutes. One of his books is The Mask of…

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    Bodies in Motion and At Rest

    Mr. Lynch spoke about his book Bodies in Motion and At Rest: On Metaphor and Mortality, published by W.W. Norton. The book examines modern attitudes toward death, particularly the failure…

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    Rivonia's Children

    Mr. Frankel talked about his book Rivonia’s Children: Three Families and the Cost of Conscience in White South Africa, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. He focused on three Jewish,…

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    In My Hands: Memories of a Holocaust Survivor

    Ms. Opdyke talked about her book In My Hands: Memories of a Holocaust Rescuer, published by Knopf. She focused on her life as, a young Polish nursing student, and her decision to give aid…

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    Monday Morning Quarterback: Speech

    Mr. Yardley discussed his book Monday Morning Quarterback, published by Rowman & Littlefield. The book is a collection of Yardley’s essays on politics, literature, culture and sports. He is…

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    Political Books

    Participants talked about what they are currently reading and writing and reflecting on writing as a profession. They also took questions from the audience.