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    Chasing the Light

    Director and screenwriter Oliver Stone spoke about his life and film career. The Palm Beach Book Festival in Florida hosted this event.

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    Charlie Chaplin

    University of Mary Washington professor Steven Farnsworth talked about actor Charlie Chaplin and the political dynamics of his films. This talk was part of the University of Mary Washington’s…

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    The Writer's Crusade

    Journalist Tom Roston provided a history of Kurt Vonnegut’s writing of his novel about World War II, Slaughterhouse Five, and questioned if Vonnegut’s own post-traumatic stress disorder…

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    House Hearing on Compensation for Recording Artists

    Musician Gloria Estefan and broadcasting and recording executives testified before the House Judiciary Committee about compensating recording artists for their work. The hearing focused on…

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    African American Women in Arts and Literature

    St. Joseph’s University professor Katherine Sibley taught a class about African American women who were writers and artists during the early Civil Rights era. She described the…

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    Poet Warrior

    Joy Harjo reflected on her life and experience as the first Native American U.S. Poet Laureate. This virtual program was part of the 2021 Miami Book Fair.

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    Languages of Truth

    Bestselling author Salman Rushdie discussed a collection of his essays. This virtual program was part of the 2021 Miami Book Fair.

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    Lady Editor

    Hudson Institute senior fellow Melanie Kilpatrick talked about her biography of Godey’s Lady’s Book editor Sarah Josepha Hale, considered one of the most influential women in America during…

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    Discussion on the Legacies of Amistad and Zora Neale Hurston

    The New York Publilc Library’s Schomburg Center hosted a discussion on the legacy of book publisher Amistad as well as the work of the late novelist Zora Neale Hurston. The speakers…

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    Miseducated- A Memoir

    Harvard University assistant debate coach Brandon Fleming spoke about his troubled youth and how literature by Black writers was the catalyst for transforming his life. Harvard Book Store…

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    Authors Paul Auster and Joyce Carol Oates

    Authors Paul Auster and Joyce Carol Oates discussed writing across genres. This program was part of the Brooklyn Book Festival.

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    The Contemporary American Essay

    Authors Sloane Crosley, Rivka Galchen, and Clifford Thompson joined essayist and editor Phillip Lopate to discuss The Contemporary American Essay. This program was part of the Brooklyn Book…

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    The Constitution and Censorship

    This Columbia University film uses two U.S. Supreme Court free speech cases to document the history of censorship law. The first case deals with the constitutionality of New York’s film…

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    Author Discussion on Poetry and Activism

    Joseph Ross, author of Raising King, Kim Roberts, author of By Broad Potomac’s Shore, and Tara Campbell, author of Political AF, discussed the role of poetry in activism. This event is from…

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    Sheridan's Ride in Art, Literature and Memory

    On October 19, 1864, General Philip Sheridan’s timely arrival at the Cedar Creek battlefield helped turn a Union retreat into a resounding victory, effectively ending Confederate resistance in the Shenandoah…

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    Republic of Detours

    The Federal Writers' Project was part of the New Deal’s Works Progress Administration, which offered employment to writers from 1935-39. Author Scott Borchert provided a history of the…

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    The Heartbreak of Aaron Burr

    Historian H.W. Brands profiled Aaron Burr, the former vice president to Thomas Jefferson. Aaron Burr is most remembered for killing former Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton in a duel on…

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    The President's Daughter

    Bestselling author James Patterson and former President Bill Clinton discussed their new novel, a thriller involving the abduction of the daughter of a former U.S. president by terrorists.…

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    U.S. Capitol Art and Architecture

    Professor Matthew Restall talked about how visitors to the U.S. Capitol experience the art and architecture, including the Statue of Freedom atop the Capitol dome. He also discussed how…

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    Solzhenitsyn and American Culture

    Jessica Wilson, scholar in residence at the University of Dallas, talked about the late Russian novelist Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn and his use of art to combat propaganda. This virtual event…

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