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  • 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…

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  • David Barron Discusses emWaging Warem
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    Waging War

    Judge David Barron talked about his book, Waging War: The Clash Between Presidents and Congress, 1776 to ISIS. This event, part of the 2017 Colby Military Writers' Symposium, was held at…

    436 views
  • emCivil Warsem
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    Civil Wars

    Professor David Armitage talked about his book Civil Wars: A History in Ideas, in which he provides a history of civil wars throughout the world, from the Romans, who were the forebears of the…

    694 views
  • Pursuit and Prosecution of War Criminals
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    Pursuit and Prosecution of War Criminals

    Co-authors Alexa Koenig, Victor Peskin, and Eric Stover talked about their book, Hiding in Plain Sight: The Pursuit of War Criminals from Nuremberg to the War on Terror.

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  • Maria Armoudian Discusses emReporting from the Danger Zoneem
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    Reporting from the Danger Zone

    Maria Armoudian talked about her book, Reporting from the Danger Zone: Frontline Journalists, Their Jobs, and an Increasingly Perilous Future, about the complications facing journalists in…

    721 views
  • Historians Discuss First Ladies During Wartime
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    First Ladies During Wartime

    Historians examined the contributions of American first ladies during the nation’s wars. Speakers included William Seale, author of The President’s House and other books; history professor…

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  • Apache Wars
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    Apache Wars

    Paul Andrew Hutton talked about the prolonged conflict in the late nineteenth century between the Apaches and the U.S. government. He described the southwest as a volatile mix of…

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  • Life on a Battleship
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    Life on a Battleship

    Clayton Allen and Captain Matthew Pommer (Retired) gave a tour of the below deck areas of the USS Wisconsin, where the crew lived and worked while at sea. The USS Wisconsin, one of the…

    679 views
  • Battleship Command and Control
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    Battleship Command and Control

    Clayton Allen gave a tour of the top decks of the USS Wisconsin, where the captain and admiral once lived and commanded the ship. The USS Wisconsin, one of the largest battleships built by…

    864 views
  • Panel Discussion on War
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    Panel Discussion on War

    Panelists talked about wars throughout history. Panelists included Rita Gabis, author of A Guest at the Shooters' Banquet: My Grandfather’s SS Past, My Jewish Family, A Search for Truth; Dawn MacKeen,…

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  • Molly McCartney Discusses emAmericas War Machineem
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    America's War Machine

    Molly McCartney, co-author of America’s War Machine: Vested Interests, Endless Conflicts, talks about the U.S. military-industrial complex and how it has changed since President Eisenhower…

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  • Authors Discuss Writing About War
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    Writing About War

    Christina Lamb, author of Farewell Kabul: From Afghanistan To A More Dangerous World, Janine di Giovanni, author of The Morning They Came For Us: Dispatches from Syria, and Kim Barker,…

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  • The Compromise of 1850
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    The Compromise of 1850

    Fergus Bordewich talked about the Compromise of 1850 and the two generations of senators who dominated the great debate. Mr. Bordewich focused on Henry Clay, Stephen Douglas, and the impact…

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  • emSpain in our Heartsem
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    Spain in our Hearts

    Adam Hochschild talked about his book, Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939, about the close to 3,000 Americans that took part in the Spanish Civil War, from a…

    621 views
  • Center for American War Letters
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    Center for American War Letters

    Lauren Menges and Rand Boyd gave a tour of Chapman University’s Center for American War Letters and showed some of the letters written by service men and women from several American conflicts. The collection…

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  • Presidents and War Powers
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    Presidents and War Powers

    Professor Brooks Simpson talked about the role of the president during wars, including wars waged without a formal congressional declaration. He also spoke about the ways American foreign…

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  • Interview on emAmericas War Machineem
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    Interview on America's War Machine

    Molly Sinclair McCartney talked about her book, America’s War Machine: Vested Interests, Endless Conflicts. This interview was held at the 38th annual National Press Club Book Fair and…

    1,023 views
  • emVietnam The Real Warem
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    Vietnam: The Real War

    Santiago Lyon, Peter Arnett, Nick Ut, and Julie Jacobson talked about the book Vietnam: The Real War - A Photographic History by the Associated Press and the state of war photography today.…

    614 views
  • Kenneth C Davis on emhe Hidden History of America at Warem
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    America at War

    Kenneth C. Davis talked about his book, The Hidden History of America at War, about the challenges the U.S. military faced from the Revolutionary War to the War in Iraq. Mr. Davis also…

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  • Kenneth C Davis on emThe Hidden History of America at Warem
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    The Hidden History of America at War

    Kenneth C. Davis talked about his book, The Hidden History of America at War: Untold Tales from Yorktown to Fallujah. He spoke with Mark Jacob, author of 10 Things You Might Not Know About Nearly Everything.…

    1,151 views
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