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  • emHow the French Saved Americaem
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    How the French Saved America

    Author and documentary filmmaker Tom Shachtman recalled the role that the French played in assisting the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. According to the author, close to ten…

  • emThe Death of Cancerem
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    The Death of Cancer

    Dr. Vincent DeVita, Jr., talked about his book The Death of Cancer, in which he provides a history of cancer from the perspective of an oncologist. In his book, he discusses the…

  • emA Guest at the Shooters Banquetem
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    A Guest at the Shooter's Banquet

    Rita Gabis talked about her book, A Guest at the Shooter Banquet, in which she recalls her family background. Her father’s parents were Jews from Belarus and the Ukraine, and her mother’s parents…

  • emThe Tinkerersem
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    The Tinkerers

    Alec Foege talked about his book, The Tinkerers: The Amateurs, DIYers, and Inventors Who Make America Great, in which he explores the contributions to our society made by modern-day Ben…

  • emAyn Rand Nation The Hidden Struggle for Americas Soulem
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    Ayn Rand Nation: The Hidden Struggle for America's Soul

    Gary Weiss explores the political and social ideologies of Ayn Rand (1905-1982), author of The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged. Mr. Weiss relays that Rand’s support of unrestricted capitalism and…

  • emModern Jihad  Tracing the Dollarsem
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    Modern Jihad: Tracing the Dollars

    Ms. Napoleoni talked about her book, Modern Jihad: Tracing the Dollars Behind the Terror Networks, published by Pluto Books. She described her relationship with members of Italy’s Red…

  • emHow To Destroy A Villageem
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    How To Destroy A Village

    Mr. Fodeman talked about his book How To Destroy A Village: What The Clintons Taught A Seventeen Year Old, from PublishAmerica, Inc. The book contends that the Clintons set a very poor moral and…