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    His Final Battle

    Joseph Lelyveld talked about his book His Final Battle: The Last Months of Franklin Roosevelt, in which he looks at the final months of the life of President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

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    Civil and Human Rights

    Scholars and activists talked about civil and human rights. It was the first in a series of conversations around the nation on rights and justice hosted by the National Archvies. “Civil Rights: Then and Now,” was…

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    Former President Jimmy Carter on Civil Rights

    Former President Jimmy Carter talked about civil and human rights with Derreck Kayongo, a former Ugandan war refugee. This was part of the first “National Conversation on Civil Rights and Individual…

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    Panic at the Pump

    Meg Jacobs talked about her book Panic at the Pump: The Energy Crisis and the Transformation of American Politics in the 1970s, in which she recalls the American energy crisis of the 1970s following…

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    Ardennes 1944

    Antony Beevor talked about his book, Ardennes 1944: The Battle of the Bulge, about one of the last World War II battles in the European theater, the Battle of the Bulge, which began on…

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    Lost Destiny

    Alan Axelrod talked about his book Lost Destiny: Joe Kennedy Jr. and the Doomed WWII Mission to Save London, in which he recounts the American bombing mission, Operation Aphrodite/Project Anvil,…

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    Houses of Civil War America

    Hugh Howard talked about his book, Houses of Civil War America, about the homes of notable Civil War-era figures, including Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, Clara Barton, and Frederick…

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    Losing Our Way

    Bob Herbert talked about his book, Losing Our Way: An Intimate Portrait of a Troubled America, in which he profiles people he met along his journey across the U.S. following the end of his…

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    Justice While Black

    Nick Chiles and Robbin Shipp talked about their book, Justice While Black: Helping African-American Families Navigate and Survive the Criminal Justice System, in which they advise African…

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    Redeemer: The Life of Jimmy Carter

    Randall Balmer talked about his book, Redeemer: The Life of Jimmy Carter, in which he examines the role that religion played in the election and defeat of former President Jimmy Carter. In his book,…

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    Role of Intelligence in Camp David Accords

    Panelists talked about the role of intelligence in the 1978 Camp David Accords. This was a session from the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library’s Symposium: “Seeking Peace in the Middle East: President Carter…

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    Role of Intelligence in Camp David Accords

    William Quandt, former National Security Council senior staff member, gave an insider’s view of President Carter’s negotiations with Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and Israeli Prime…

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    President Carter and the Camp David Accords

    Former President Jimmy Carter reflected on the 35th anniversary of the Camp David Accords and the 1978 behind-the-scenes negotiations with Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and Israeli Prime…

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    Bus Ride to Justice

    Fred Gray, the attorney for Rosa Parks in the Montgomery Bus Boycott case, talked about his book, Bus Ride to Justice: Changing the Sytem by the System - The Life and Works of Fred Gray, in…

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    The Skies Belong to Us

    Brendan Koerner talked about his book, The Skies Belong to Us: Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Hijacking, in which he chronicles the hijacking of Western Airlines flight 701 in 1972 by…

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    Cotton Tenants

    Panelists talked about the book Cotton Tenants: Three Families, and the work of James Agee and Walker Evans. In 1936, five years before they published Now Let Us Praise Famous Men, James Agee and Walker…

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    Houses of the Presidents

    Author Hugh Howard talks about his book, Houses of the Presidents: Childhood Homes, Family Dwellings, Private Escapes, and Grand Estates, in which he explores the houses and day-to-day lives of…

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    Scoop: The Evolution of a Southern Reporter

    Barbara Matusow, editor of Scoop: The Evolution of a Southern Reporter, recounted the life and career of her late husband, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Jack Nelson (1929-2009). Mr. Nelson, a…

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    Dangerous Convictions

    Tom Allen, a former six-term Democratic Congressman from Maine, talks about his book, Dangerous Convictions: What’s Really Wrong with the U.S. Congress, in which he contends that Congress…

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    The Candidate

    Samuel Popkin, former campaign consultant to Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, George McGovern, and Al Gore, presents his thoughts on what constitutes a successful presidential campaign. Mr.…

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