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    The Green Collar Economy

    Van Jones talked about his book, The Green Collar Economy: How One Solution Can Fix Our Two Biggest Problems, published by HarperOne). In the book he presents a plan to help the economy and…

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    Kluge

    Gary Marcus talked about his book, Kluge: The Haphazard Construction of the Human Mind (Houghton Mifflin). He supplemented his talk with a slide presentation of his findings, and he responded to…

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    The Man Behind the Microchip: Robert Noyce

    Leslie Berlin talked about her book The Man Behind the Microchip: Robert Noyce and the Invention of Silicon Valley, published by Oxford University Press. In the book she talked about Robert Noyce,…

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    Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan

    Mr. Bix talked about his book Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan, published by Harper Collins. The book chronicles the life of Emperor Hirohito, from his role in determining Japanese…

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    One Day, All Children...

    Ms. Kopp talked about her book One Day, All Children...: The Unlikely Triumph of Teach For America and What I Learned Along the Way, published by PublicAffairs. The book is about Teach For…

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    Iceblink

    Mr. Cookman talked about his book Ice Blink: The Tragic Fate of Sir John Franklin’s Lost Polar Expedition, published by John Wiley and Sons. The book chronicles the doomed 1845 British…

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    Dearest Ones: True World War II Love Story

    Ms. Norwalk discussed her book about her experiences in England during World War II as a Red Cross volunteer. Based upon letters to her parents and diary entries, it elucidates how the…

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