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  • Hoover Institution Library and Archives
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    Hoover Institution Library and Archives

    Started in 1919, the Hoover Institution Library and Archives has been collecting materials pertaining to war, revolution, and peace for over 100 years. Deputy Director Eric Wakin and Curator Jean Cannon…

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  • Covert Intervention in Foreign Wars
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    Covert Intervention in Foreign Wars

    University of Chicago Political Science Professor Austin Carson discussed his book, Secret Wars: Covert Conflict in International Politics. Mr. Carson delved into the ways state powers…

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  • David Kilcullen Discusses emThe Dragons and the Snakesem
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    The Dragons and the Snakes

    David Kilcullen, former counterinsurgency adviser to Gen. David Petraeus, looked at the ways hostile forces have adapted to the ways the U.S. fights wars.

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  • emKiller Highem
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    Killer High

    Brown University’s Peter Andreas talked about the relationship between six drugs - alcohol, tobacco, caffeine, opium, amphetamines, and cocaine - and war.

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  • emThe Knock at the Doorem
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    The Knock at the Door

    Ryan Manion and Heather Kelly talked about the experience of losing a family member in a war.

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  • Wartime Reporting
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    Wartime Reporting

    Long Island University announced winners for the annual George Polk Awards in Journalism. After the winners were announced, a panel discussion was held focusing on the challenges of…

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  • Author Discussion on War
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    Author Discussion on War

    Authors Hampton Sides, On Desperate Ground; Lynn Vincent and Sara Vladic, Indianapolis; and Bruce Dinges, A Just and Righteous Cause; discussed their respective military history books at the 11th…

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  • Frances Fitzgerald and Phil Kay Discuss Writing About War
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    Writing About War

    Frances FitzGerald, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Fire in the Lake, and Iraq War veteran Phil Klay, author of Redeployment, discussed writing about war.

    338 views
  • Michael Beschloss on emPresidents of Warem
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    Michael Beschloss on Presidents of War

    Historian Michael Beschloss discussed his book, Presidents of War.

    807 views
  • emBlindsided by the Talibanem
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    Blindsided by the Taliban

    War correspondent Carmen Gentile talked about the war in Afghanistan and the attack by the Taliban that almost killed him. This program contains language that some viewers may find…

    495 views
  • Author Interviewed by Former CIA Dir on Threats to Democracy
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    War and Democracy

    Author and philosopher A.C. Grayling spoke about the influences on war and democracy. He discussed contemporary threats to democracies relating to populism and authoritarianism, including…

    256 views
  • Gregory Hellman on Congress and War Authorization
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    Gregory Hellman on Congress and War Authorization

    Greg Hellman spoke by phone about a call by some legislators for a new war authorization for future Trump administration military action.

    208 views
  • emThe Internationalistsem
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    The Internationalists

    Yale University Law Professor Scott Shapiro discussed the 1928 international agreement to outlaw war.

    706 views
  • emAnatomy of Failureem
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    Anatomy of Failure

    Harlan Ullman discussed why the U.S. has lost, or failed to accomplish its stated mission, in every war it has started since the end of World War II.

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  • Presidential War Powers
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    Presidential War Powers

    Professors Philip Bobbitt and Matthew Waxman talked about presidential war powers and how they’ve evolved over time.

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  • History of US Wars in Five Disabled Veterans
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    History of U.S. Wars in Five Disabled Veterans

    History professor John Kinder gave an illustrated talk titled “A History of American War in Five Bodies.” Professor Kinder is the author of Paying with Their Bodies: American War and the…

    270 views
  • Michael Kazin Discusses AntiWar Movements
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    Anti-War Movements From World War I to Present

    Michael Kazin, author of War Against War: The American Fight for Peace, 1914-1918, talked about the legacy of anti-war activities during World War I and how they influenced peace movements…

    441 views
  • emThe Internationalistsem
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    The Internationalists

    Professors Oona Hathaway and Scott Shapiro talked about their book The Internationalists, in which they recall the 1928 Paris Peace Pact, also known as the Kellogg-Briand Pact, that…

    1,180 views
  • American Battlefields as Sacred Ground
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    American Battlefields as Sacred Ground

    Professor Edward Linenthal talked about his book, Sacred Ground: Americans and Their Battlefields, using Little Bighorn Battlefield and the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor as examples.…

    311 views
  • Historians Discuss Use of Law in Conflict and War
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    War, Law, and Restraint

    Professors talked about how the law is used during conflict. They cited examples from the American Civil War, the world wars, and recent international conflicts as they questioned whether…

    663 views
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