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  • emConfessions of a Rogue Nuclear Regulatorem
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    Confessions of a Rogue Nuclear Regulator

    Gregory Jaczko recounted his time with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, for which he served as chair from 2009-2012.

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  • emAfter Coalem
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    After Coal

    Author and documentary filmmaker Tom Hansell talked about After Coal: Stories of Survival in Appalachia and Wales in which he reported on coal communities in central Appalachia and South…

    477 views
  • emNot One Dropem
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    Not One Drop

    Riki Ott talked about her book Not One Drop: Betrayal and Courage in the Wake of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill, which follows the story of the Exxon Valdez oil spill from the time of the spill…

    864 views
  • emThis View of Lifeem
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    This View of Life

    David Sloan Wilson talked about his book, This View of Life: Completing the Darwinian Revolution, in which he argued that evolution should be used to improve medicine, industry, climate…

    858 views
  • Meg Jacobs Discusses emPanic at the Pumpem
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    Panic at the Pump

    Meg Jacobs talked about her book Panic at the Pump: The Energy Crisis and the Transformation of American Politics in the 1970s, in which she recalls the American energy crisis of the 1970s following…

    1,299 views
  • emA Bright Futureem
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    A Bright Future

    In his book A Bright Future: How Some Countries Have Solved Climate Change and the Rest Can Follow, Joshua Goldstein examined potential solutions to climate change already enacted by some…

    509 views
  • emGreat American Outpostem
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    Great American Outpost

    Minneapolis Star-Tribune staff writer Maya Rao talked about the oil boom in North Dakota and the people who ventured there to capitalize on it.

    405 views
  • emApollo 8em
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    Apollo 8

    Jeffrey Kluger talked about his book, Apollo 8: The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the Moon, about NASA’s first successful manned mission to orbit the moon. Mr. Kluger is the…

    783 views
  • emUnderbugem
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    Underbug

    Lisa Margonelli explored termites, from their hive and swarm behavior and the over $20 billion dollars of damage they cause each year to military and scientific research to develop…

    577 views
  • Interview with Anna Clark
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    Interview with Anna Clark

    BookTV talked to journalist Anna Clark about the water crisis in Flint, Michigan.

    197 views
  • Simon Winchester Discusses emThe Perfectionistsem
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    The Perfectionists

    Simon Winchester provided a history of technology, from the Industrial Revolution to today.

    970 views
  • emChesapeake Requiemem
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    Chesapeake Requiem

    Earl Swift reported on Virginia’s Tangier Island located in the Chesapeake Bay. The island is home to over 400 people and is projected to be uninhabitable due to rising sea levels within…

    274 views
  • emClimate Justiceem
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    Climate Justice

    Former president of Ireland Mary Robinson highlighted stories of those fighting climate change at a grass roots level. Later in the event, Voice of Women co-founder Thilmeeza Hussain joined…

    258 views
  • emDawn of the New Everythingem
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    Dawn of the New Everything

    Scientist Jaron Lanier explored the connection between the brain and the world and argued that virtual reality enhances lives.

    1,513 views
  • emSpace Capitalismem
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    Space Capitalism

    Loyola University economics professor Walter Block discussed his book, Space Capitalism: How Humans Will Colonize Planets, Moons, and Asteroids.

    1,029 views
  • emReader Come Homeem
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    Reader, Come Home

    Maryanne Wolf explored how our brains process reading print versus digital mediums.

    1,169 views
  • emSaudi Americaem
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    Saudi America

    Vanity Fair’s Bethany McLean took a critical look at the fracking industry in America.

    1,365 views
  • emThe Tangled Treeem
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    The Tangled Tree

    David Quammen reported on recent discoveries in molecular biology and how they affect our understanding of evolution.

    975 views
  • emWork in the Age of Robotsem
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    Work in the Age of Robots

    Manhattan Institute senior fellow Mark Mills discussed his book, Work in the Age of Robots.

    585 views
  • emThe Poisoned Cityem
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    The Poisoned City

    Journalist Anna Clark chronicled the water crisis in Flint, Michigan.

    284 views
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