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    The Witch of Lime Street

    David Jaher talked about his book, The Witch of Lime Street, in which he recalls how, in the early 20th century, American’s became fascinated with Spiritualism, a belief based on purported…

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    JFK and the Reagan Revolution

    Lawrence Kudlow and Brian Domitrovic talked about their book JFK and the Reagan Revolution: A Secret History of American Prosperity, in which they examine the conservative economic initiatives of…

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    Little Red

    Dina Hampton talked about her book, Little Red: Three Passionate Lives through the Sixties and Beyond, in which she profiles three graduates of the Little Red School House and Elisabeth…

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    The Richest Woman in America

    Biographer Janet Wallach recalled the life of Hetty Green (1834-1916), whose investment of her family inheritance resulted in a net worth of close to $100 million ($2.5 billion adjusted for…

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    Scoundrels in Law

    Cait Murphy presents a history of the law firm Howe and Hummel, which played a significant role in the courtrooms of post-Civil War New York City. William Howe and Abraham Hummel defended a large…

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    Seeing Mary Plain

    Ms. Kiernan talked about her book Seeing Mary Plain: A Life of Mary McCarthy, published by W. W. Norton. The book is a biography of the twentieth century American writer and intellectual,…

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