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    Q&A with Thomas Sowell

    Thomas Sowell, who recently ended the syndicated column that he had for 25 years, talked about his life and career. He also talked about his love of photography, which he has been engaged…

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    Culture as a Weapon

    Nato Thompson talked about his book Culture as Weapon: The Art of Influence in Everyday Life, in which examines how business and government use art to influence. He spoke with art critic…

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    A House of My Own

    Sandra Cisneros, author of A House of My Own: Stories from My Life, delivered a talk after receiving the Fairfax Prize, which is awarded annually during the Fall for the Book festival in…

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    Federal Funding of Arts Programs

    Robert Lynch talked about federal funding for the arts through the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities, which the Trump administration has pledged…

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    The Word Detective

    John Simpson talked about his book The Word Detective: Searching for the Meaning of It All at the Oxford English Dictionary, in which he remembers his close to forty years at the Oxford…

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    Edgar Allen Poe Museum

    Chris Semtner talked about the Edgar Allan Poe Museum. Established in 1909, the Poe Memorial Association was formed by a group of literary enthusiasts to create a monument to the writer in his hometown of…

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    Joe Klein on Politics and Literature

    Joe Klein spoke about politics and literature at the 35th annual Key West Literary Seminar. This program contains language that some viewers may find offensive.

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    James Baldwin

    Jules Farber talked about his book, James Baldwin: Escape from America, Exile in Provence, on James Baldwin’s life and writing career as an expat in France from 1970 until his death in 1987. He…

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    TechCrunch Disrupt Conference, Mike Judge

    Mike Judge, creator and executive producer of the HBO television series “Silicon Valley,” talked about the creation and future of the show, plus the changes in the tech industry in the past few decades.…

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    Dr. Seuss Collection

    Lynda Claassen talked about the Dr. Seuss Collection at University of California, San Diego, Archives. The collection includes over 10,000 pieces of drawings, photographs, and other memorabilia, including…

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    Law and Romeo and Juliet

    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito served as chief judge in the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s mock trial of Friar Laurence for the wrongful deaths of Romeo and Juliet in a suit brought by their parents.…

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    The Millionaire and the Bard

    Andrea Mays talked about her book The Millionaire and the Bard: Henry Folger’s Obsessive Hunt for Shakespeare’s First Folio, in which she discusses Henry Folger’s pursuit of William Shakespeare’s…

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    Communicators with Rahul Telang

    Professor Rahul Telang talked about how data collection has affected the book, movie, music, and television industries. Companies like Netflix, Amazon, and Google have amassed large amounts…

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    Artists of the American Revolution

    Paul Staiti talked about his book, Of Arms and Artists: The American Revolution through Painters' Eyes. In his book, he focuses on the artists Charles Willson Peale, Benjamin West, John…

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    Andy Warhol Museum

    Erin Byrne and Jessica Beck gave a tour of the Andy Warhol Museum and shows personal artifacts that once belonged to the 20th century pop artist. Ms. Byrne talked about Mr. Warhol’s early life in Pittsburgh and…

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    Paintings of 19th Century Washington, D.C.

    Artist Peter Waddell showed his paintings of historical moments in 19th century Washington, D.C. Depictions included the White House, the U.S. Capitol, and George Washington’s Mount Vernon…

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    Fred Harvey Collection of Native-American Art

    Diana Pardue gave a tour of the Heard Museum’s “Over the Edge: Fred Harvey at the Grand Canyon and in the Great Southwest” exhibit and showed items featured in the museum’s Fred Harvey collection. Mr. Harvey…

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    Frank Lloyd Wright Home Taliesin West

    Fred Prozzillo gave a tour of the grounds of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West home in Scottsdale, Arizona, and talked about why the home is believed to be the most personal of the architect’s creations.…

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    Political Prints Collection

    Heather Lineberry and Garth Johnson showed items Arizona State University Art Museum’s political prints collection. She explained how the artists use their work to advocate for social changes and spoke about…

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    Life and Legacy of Jack London

    Scholars talked about the life and legacy of novelist, journalist, photographer, and social activist Jack London. They showed a selection of London’s photojournalism and spoke how the…

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