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    Book Discussion on Blood in the Water

    Heather Ann Thompson talked about her book Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy, in which she recalls the Attica prison uprising that took place at the…

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    The Firebrand and the First Lady

    Patricia Bell-Scott talked about her book The Firebrand and the First Lady: Portrait of a Friendship: Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Struggle for Social Justice, in which she…

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    Hamilton from Book to Play

    Ron Chernow talked about his book Alexander Hamilton, which was adapted into a Broadway musical. Mr. Chernow spoke about the success of the show, written by and starring Lin-Manuel Miranda, and…

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    Notorious RBG

    Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik talked about their book, Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. They spoke with CNN’s Jeffrey Toobin.

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    Future of the New York Times

    Arthur Sulzberger, Jr., and Dean Baquet talked about the past, present, and future of the New York Times. They discussed the paper’s shift to digital content. They were interviewed by Jack…

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    Negroland

    Margo Jefferson talked about her book Negroland: A Memoir, in which she talks about growing up among the black elite in America.

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    Who Gets What--and Why

    Alvin Roth talked about his book, Who Gets What - and Why: The New Economics of Matchmaking and Market Designm, about how markets really work. Professor Roth, who won the 2012 Nobel Prize in economics…

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    Roosevelt and Churchill in Wartime

    Nigel Hamilton and Allen Packwood talked about the World War II leadership styles of President Franklin Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. The Roosevelt House Public…

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    Landslide

    Jonathan Darman talked about his book, Landslide: LBJ and Ronald Reagan at the Dawn of a New America, in which he examines the presidential election of Lyndon Baines Johnson in 1964 and Ronald…

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    Price of Fame

    Sylvia Jukes Morris talked about her book, Price of Fame: The Honorable Clare Boothe Luce, her second volume on the life of conservative commentator and former Representative Clare Booth Luce…

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    Legacy of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

    Panelists talked about the life and legacy of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. They described their encounters with the former First Lady after she left the White House, and talked about her passion…

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    Eisenhower and Domestic Policy

    Panelists talked about President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s domestic policies and priorities, including civil rights and the National Highway Act. Eisenhower’s grandson David, who was on the…

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    Eisenhower and Foreign Policy

    Panelists talked about President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s Middle East policies and the Eisenhower Doctrine. The panel was part of a conference titled, “Ike Reconsidered: Lessons from the Eisenhower…

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    Eisenhower and Civil Rights

    Panelists talked about President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s views and actions in regarding civil rights, including the desegregation of the armed forces, appointments of pro civil rights Supreme Court…

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    Eisenhower's Presidential Leadership

    Panelists talked about former President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s leadership, including his policies, political beliefs, speeches, style, and legacy. This panel was part of a conference titled, “Ike…

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    Editorial Cartoons and Health Care Reform

    Dr. Theodore Brown and political cartoonist Clay Bennett spoke at a forum on the use of editorial cartoons and the history of efforts to pass universal health care coverage. Dr. Brown…

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    Former FCC Commissioner Michael Copps

    Michael Copps spoke at the Roosevelt House in New York City about the Future of the Federal Communications Commission He warned that the agency is headed towards allowing a new wave of…

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    Robert Caro on President Lyndon B. Johnson

    Next, Robert Caro, author of “The Years of Lyndon Johnson” examines the origins of the President’s beliefs about the role of government. He discusses why Lyndon B. Johnson saw the…

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    Winston Churchill's Leadership Style

    Celia Sandys opens the Winston Churchill lecture series at the Morgan Library and Museum by discussing Churchill’s leadership style, his oratory, and his lasting impact. Sandys is Winston…

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    Making Washington Work

    Panel Discussion on how LBJ viewed government’s role, and his efforts to institute civil rights legislation and social reform. CBS Washington Correspondent Bob Schieffer moderates the panel, which…

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