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    On War and Politics

    Major General Arnold Punaro (Retired) talked about his book, On War and Politics: The Battlefield Inside Washington’s Beltway, about his life in the military and in Congress. Major General…

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    Democracy's Big Day: The Inauguration of Our President

    Jim Bendat, an inauguration day correspondent for several television networks, talked about his book, Democracy’s Big Day: The Inauguration of Our President, 1789-2013, in which he traced…

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    After Words with Jonathan Chait

    Jonathan Chait talked about his book, Audacity: How Barack Obama Defied His Critics and Created a Legacy That Will Prevail, in which he examines President Obama’s record as president. He is…

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    Unicorn in Captivity

    Marian Dornell talked about her book Unicorn in Captivity, a collection of poems that shares the story of Pennsylvania’s enslaved African Americans. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop…

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    City Contented, City Discontented

    Michael Barton talked about his book City Contented, City Discontented: A Modern Day History of Harrisburg, in which he chronicles the history that helped shape modern day Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.…

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    Book TV in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, from October 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the…

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    Teddy Roosevelt and American Football

    John Miller recounts President Theodore Roosevelt’s involvement in the re-imagining of football, which saved the sport from being banned and ultimately led to the creation of the National…

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    Shall Not Be Infringed

    David Keene, author of Shall Not Be Infringed, spoke with Tom Donnelly, a senior fellow in constitutional studies at the National Constitution Center, about the Second Amendment. They spoke at…

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    Writing to Save a Life

    John Edgar Wideman talked about his book Writing to Save a Life: the Louis Till File, in which he discusses the execution of Louis Till by the U.S. Army in 1945 and the impact that it had on the legal…

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    Iron Dawn

    Richard Snow talked about his book Iron Dawn: The Monitor, the Merrimack, and the Civil War Sea Battle that Changed History, in which he recalls the Union Army’s creation of the Monitor, an iron…

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    The New Trail of Tears

    Naomi Riley talked about her book, The New Trail of Tears: How Washington Is Destroying American Indians, about the impact of U.S. policies on Native Americans.

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    Authors on Writing History

    Biographer Robert Caro and historian Brenda Wineapple talked about writing history. They spoke at the 35th annual Key West Literary Seminar.

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    Buffalo Bill's America: William Cody and the Wild West Show

    Louis Warren talked about his book Buffalo Bill’s America: William Cody and the Wild West Show, published by Knopf. William “Buffalo Bill” Cody was a Pony Express rider, Civil War soldier,…

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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.

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    Grace and Justice on Death Row

    Brian Stolarz talked about his book Grace and Justice on Death Row: The Race against Time and Texas to Free an Innocent Man, in which he reports on his client, Alfred Dewayne Brown, who…

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    After Words with Bret Baier

    Bret Baier talked about his book Three Days in January: Dwight Eisenhower’s Final Mission, in which he looks at the exchange of power from President Eisenhower to President Kennedy. He is…

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    Forty Autumns

    Nina Willner talked about her book Forty Autumns: A Family’s Story of Courage and Survival on Both Sides of the Berlin Wall, in which she recalls her mother’s decision to leave her family and…

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    Eyes on the Street

    Robert Kanigel talked about his book Eyes on the Street: The Life of Jane Jacobs, in which he recalls the life of author and activist Jane Jacobs (1916-2006), whose thoughts on city…

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    The Electrifying Fall of Rainbow City

    Professor Margaret Creighton talked about her book The Electrifying Fall of Rainbow City: Spectacle and Assassination at the 1901 World’s Fair, in which she recalls the assassination of President…

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    The Framers' Coup

    Michael Klarman talked about his book The Framers' Coup: The Making of the United States Constitution, in which he recalls the drafting of the U.S. Constitution, from its tenuous start, according to…

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