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    Book Discussion on The End of the Cold War

    Robert Service talked about his book The End of the Cold War: 1985-1991, in which he looks at the final years of the Cold War from both the U.S. and Soviet perspectives.

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    Senator Mike Lee on Congressional and Executive Power

    Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) explained why he blames Congress and not the executive branch for the increased use of executive power. Senator Lee also shared his plan to help Congress to reclaim…

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    Use of Executive Power

    Experts on constitutionalism as well as executive and legislative power talked about the constitutional role of Congress and the use of executive power in contemporary government. Topics…

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    Robert Service Conversation with George Shultz

    Historian Robert Service spoke with former Secretary of State George Shultz about the final years of the Cold War. Mr. Shultz served in the Reagan administration from 1982-1989. The…

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    A Conversation with Herbert Hoover

    A Conversation with Herbert Hoover is a 1960 film in which Ray Henle interviews the 31st President of the United States. Among other topics, President Hoover talked about the Hoover Library…

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    Book Discussion on Fragile by Design

    Charles Calomiris and Stephen Haber talked about their book, Fragile by Design: The Political Origins of Banking Crises and Scarce Credit, in which they analyze the banking systems in the…

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    Book Discussion on In Excellent Health

    Dr. Scott Atlas talked about his book, In Excellent Health: Setting the Record Straight on America’s Health Care, in which he argues that the U.S. healthcare system is much better than the World…

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    Book Discussion on Golden Holocaust

    Robert Proctor talked about his book, Golden Holocaust: Origins of the Cigarette Catastrophe and the Case for Abolition, in which he explores the history of the tobacco industry and the dangers…

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    Book Discussion on State of Disrepair

    Kori Schake talked about her book, State of Disrepair: Fixing the Culture and Practices of the State Department, in which she takes a critical look at the performance of the State Department. The…

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    Book Discussion on The Banker's New Clothes

    Anat Admati, co-author of the book, The Bankers' New Clothes: What’s Wrong with Banking and What to Do about It, talked about the banking industry and argued that the system can be made safer…

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    Book Discussion on Intellectuals and Race

    Thomas Sowell talked about his book, Intellectuals and Race, in which he looks at the ways intellectuals have influenced our thinking on race over the past century. The interview, part of Book…

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    Book Discussion on Women of the Gulag

    Paul Gregory talked about his book, Women of the Gulag, in which he profiles five women who lived in a Soviet Gulag during the 1930s and 40s. He spoke at the Hoover Institution in Stanford,…

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    Book Discussion on Constitutional Conservatism

    Peter Berkowitz talked about his book, Constitutional Conservatism, in which he outlines the principles of governing that both conservative and libertarians should support. He was interviewed at…

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    Book Discussion on Why Some Things Should Not Be for Sale

    Debra Satz talked about her book, Why Some Things Should Not Be for Sale: The Moral Limits of Markets, in which she looks at problematic commodity exchanges, such as addictive drugs or sex. The…

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    Book Discussion on First Principles

    John Taylor talked about his Hayek Book Prize-winning book, First Principles: Five Keys to Restoring America’s Prosperity. This interview was conducted at the Hoover Institution on the…

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    Book Discussion on Issues on My Mind

    George Shultz talked about his book, Issues on My Mind: Strategies for the Future, in which he discusses such topics as nuclear weapons, the economy, energy development, and the war on drugs. The…

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    Book Discussion on Taking on Iran

    Abraham Sofaer talked about his book, Taking on Iran, in which he argues that the U.S. should stand up to Iran by directly confronting the country’s Revolutionary Guard Corps and its surrogates,…

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    Book Discussion on The Shah

    Abbas Milani, co-director of the Iran Democracy Project at the Hoover Institution, talked about his book, The Shah, a biography of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the last shah of Iran who was overthrown…

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    Book Discussion on Bargaining with Baseball

    William B. Gould IV talked about his book, Bargaining with Baseball: Labor Relations in an Age of Prosperous Turmoil, in which he talks about the history of player-owner relations in baseball,…

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    Book Discussion on America and the Rogue States

    Thomas Henriksen talked about his book, America and the Rogue States, in which he looks at the U.S.'s handling of countries like North Korea, Iran, and Iraq. The interview, part of Book…

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