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  • emSixteenth President in Waitingem
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    Sixteenth President in Waiting

    Abraham Lincoln spent the time between his election in November 1860 and his inauguration in March of 1861 in Springfield, Illinois. In his book, Sixteenth President in Waiting, Michael Burlingame talked about…

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  • Book TV in Springfield Illinois
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    Book TV in Springfield, Illinois

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in Springfield, Illinois, from January 19-25, 2019, to feature the history and literary life of the…

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  • emUnexampled Courageem
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    Unexampled Courage

    Federal Judge Richard Gergel recalled the blinding of African American World War II veteran Isaac Woodard by South Carolina police in 1946 and the subsequent political and judicial response.…

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  • emKillers of the Flower Moonem
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    Killers of the Flower Moon

    David Grann talked about his book Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI, in which he recalls the murders of members of the Osage Indian nation in the 1920s.…

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  • Creating the emWellRead Black Girl Anthologyem
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    Creating the Well-Read Black Girl Anthology

    Editor Glory Edim and contributors Mahogany Browne, Renee Watson, Veronica Chambers, Carla Bruce-Eddings, and Bsrat Mezghebe talked about the Well-Read Black Girl Anthology.

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  • emOn the Brinkem
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    On the Brink

    Van Jackson, who worked on U.S.-North Korea nuclear negotiations during the Obama administration, talked about the threat of nuclear war between the U.S. and North Korea today.

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  • Discussion on Democracy
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    Discussion on Democracy

    Historian Anne Applebaum, biographer Jon Meacham, columnist Bret Stephens, and former world chess champion Garry Kasparov discussed the state of global democracy. They spoke at the Rancho…

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  • emKilling Journalismem
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    Killing Journalism

    In his book, Killing Journalism: How Greed, Laziness (and Donald Trump) Are Destroying News and How We Can Save It, journalist Joe Strupp reported on the news media and its future.

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  • emIn Extremisem
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    In Extremis

    Lindsey Hilsum talked her book on the life and death of war correspondent Marie Colvin, In Extremis: The Life and Death of the War Correspondent Marie Colvin.

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  • emJust Givingem
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    Just Giving

    Stanford University Pofessor Rob Reich examined the role of philanthropy in a democracy.

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  • emLincolns Generals Wivesem
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    Lincoln's Generals' Wives

    Candice Hooper talked about her book Lincoln’s Generals' Wives: Four Women Who Influenced the civil War for Better and for Worse, in which she profiles the wives of Lincoln’s generals,…

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  • Tour of Springfield Illinois
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    Tour of Springfield, Illinois

    Mary Todd Lincoln Interpreter Pam Brown gave a tour of the city of Springfield, Illinois, and highlighted locations that were important to the former first lady. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs)…

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  • Discussion on DDay
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    Discussion on D-Day

    Historians Antony Beevor, Rick Atkinson, Douglas Brinkley, and Susan Eisenhower discussed D-Day at the Rancho Mirage Writers Festival in California.

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  • emAfter Coalem
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    After Coal

    Author and documentary filmmaker Tom Hansell reported on coal communities in central Appalachia and South Wales and their efforts to develop a sustainable economy as coal mining in the…

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  • emFrom the Ground Upem
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    From the Ground Up

    Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz discussed his life, career and presidential candidacy. He was joined in conversation by William Kristol, founder of The Weekly Standard.

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  • After Words with Jill Abramson
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    After Words with Jill Abramson

    Former New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson reported on the state of the news business with the influx of new technologies. She was interviewed by Vivian Schiller, former president…

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  • emLast Boat Out of Shanghaiem
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    Last Boat Out of Shanghai

    Journalist Helen Zia reported on the Chinese who fled Shanghai following the 1949 Communist Revolution.

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  • emMarALagoem
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    Mar-A-Lago

    Journalist Laurence Leamer explored the significance of President Trump’s retreat in Palm Beach, Florida.

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  • emBankers Bailouts and the Struggle to Tame Wall Streetem
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    Bankers, Bailouts, and the Struggle to Tame Wall Street

    Kathleen Day talked about her book, Bankers, Bailouts, and the Struggle to Tame Wall Street, in which she provides a history of the federal government’s oversight of the financial sector.…

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  • emBlack is the Bodyem
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    Black is the Body

    Professor Emily Bernard talked about her book, Black Is the Body: Stories of My Grandmother’s Time, My Mother’s Time, and Mine, in which she reflected on her experiences growing up black in…

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