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  • Birth of the 1st Air Commando Group
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    Birth of the 1st Air Commando Group

    Dennis Okerstrom talked about his upcoming book, Project 9: The Birth of the Air Commandos in World War II, about a secret team that was a forerunner to modern special forces units. He was joined by…

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  • emJohn Tyler The Accidental Presidentem
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    John Tyler: The Accidental President

    A look at the life of President John Tyler. Tyler was the first Vice President to become President after the death of an incumbent - in this case, William Henry Harrison. Historian Edward Crapol looks…

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  • The Civil War Politics of the Confederacy
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    The Civil War Politics of the Confederacy

    This week on The Civil War, author and University of Pennsylvania history professor Stephanie McCurry speaks about her book, Confederate Reckoning: Power and Politics in the Civil War…

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  • emGo Down Togetherem
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    Go Down Together

    Jeff Guinn talked about his book Go Down Together: The True, Untold Story of Bonnie and Clyde (Simon and Schuster; March 10, 2009). He used many unpublished sources to present a history of the…

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  • emDeconstructing Obamaem
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    Deconstructing Obama

    Jack Cashill questions whether President Obama wrote his memoir, Dreams from My Father. Mr. Cashill argues that Barack Obama was assisted in the writing of his 1995 memoir by Bill Ayers and…

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