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    City of Sedition

    John Strausbaugh talked about his book City of Sedition: The History of New York City during the Civil War, in which he recalls New York City during the Civil War. In his book, the author…

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    The Bridge to Brilliance

    Nadia Lopez talked about her book The Bridge to Brilliance: How Once Principal in a Tough Community Is Inspiring the World, in which she recounts her journey from starting an inner city middle school…

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    Yuge!

    Garry Trudeau talked about his book Yuge!: 30 Years of Doonesbury on Trump, in which he discusses his use of Donald Trump as a character in his comic strip, “Doonesbury,” since 1987.

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    The Lynching

    Laurence Leamer talked about his book The Lynching: The Epic Courtroom Battle That Brought Down the Klan, in which he reports on the raced-based killing of a 19-year old black man by two members of the…

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    Authors on Race in America

    Authors talked about race in America, including its impact on news, politics, and American culture. Other topics included recent racial incidents, their origins, and possible solutions for…

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    Choosing the Hero

    K. Riva Levinson, an international consultant and lobbyist who helped Ellen Johnson Sirleaf win the presidency of Liberia, talked about the role she played in the campaign in both Liberia and…

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    Hustling Hitler

    Walter Shapiro talked about his book Hustling Hitler: The Jewish Vaudevillian Who Fooled the Führer, in which he remembers his great-uncle Freeman Bernstein, who was arrested on February 18, 1937, for…

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    Treacherous Beauty

    Mark Jacob and Stephen Case recount the role that Philadelphia socialite Peggy Shippen (1760-1804), Benedict Arnold’s second wife, played in the Revolutionary War. The authors report that Ms.…

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    The Gene

    Siddhartha Mukherjee talked about his book The Gene: An Intimate History, in which he details the history of genetic code and how it will influence the future.

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    Bush

    Jean Edward Smith talked about his book Bush, in which he looks at the tenure of America’s 43rd president.

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    The Mirror Test

    Kael Weston talked about his book, The Mirror Test: America at War in Iraq and Afghanistan, about America’s role in the world after September 11, 2001. In his book, Mr. Weston tells the stories of…

    632 views
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    Till We Have Built Jerusalem

    Adina Hoffman talked about her book Till We Have Built Jerusalem: Architects of a New City, in which she profiles three men who were responsible for much of Jerusalem’s contemporary…

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    Lincoln's Generals' Wives

    Candice Hooper talked about her book Lincoln’s Generals' Wives: Four Women Who Influenced the civil War for Better and for Worse, in which she profiles the wives of Lincoln’s generals,…

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    Writing About War

    Christina Lamb, author of Farewell Kabul: From Afghanistan To A More Dangerous World, Janine di Giovanni, author of The Morning They Came For Us: Dispatches from Syria, and Kim Barker,…

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    And Then All Hell Broke Loose

    Richard Engel talked about his book, And Then All Hell Broke Loose: Two Decades in the Middle East, about his reporting from the Middle East since 1996.

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    Chasing the Last Laugh

    Richard Zacks talked about his book Chasing the Last Laugh: Mark Twain’s Raucous and Redemptive Round-the-World Comedy Tour, in which he remembers Mark Twain’s efforts to repay a sizable…

    720 views
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    Evicted

    Professor Matthew Desmond talked about his book Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, in which he looks at public housing and poverty in America through the prism of eight…

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    Spain in our Hearts

    Adam Hochschild talked about his book, Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939, about the close to 3,000 Americans that took part in the Spanish Civil War, from a…

    356 views
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    The Industries of the Future

    Alec Ross talked about his book The Industries of the Future, in which he looks at what he believes are the primary fields that will drive change, both nationally and globally, over the…

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    The Great War

    Joe Sacco talked about his book, The Great War: July 1, 1916 - The First Day of the Battle of the Somme, in which he presents an illustrated account of first day of the World War I…

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