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  • emWe Matterem
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    We Matter

    Etan Thomas, an activist, author, and former NBA player, talked about his book, We Matter: Athletes and Activism, on the influence of professional athletes on political and social change. At the…

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  • emThe Girls Next Doorem
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    The Girls Next Door

    Texas Christian University Professor Kara Dixon Vuic talked about her book, The Girls Next Door: Bringing the Home Front to the Front Lines in which she provided a history of the women who…

    429 views
  • emThe Washington Warem
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    The Washington War

    Historian James Lacey talked about his book, The Washington War: FDR’s Inner Circle and the Politics of Power That Won World War II, in which he recounted the infighting in the Roosevelt…

    389 views
  • Douglas Brinkley Discusses emAmerican Moonshotem
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    American Moonshot

    Historian Douglas Brinkley talked about his book, American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race, in which recounted President Kennedy’s commitment to space exploration and the…

    350 views
  • Open Phones with James Donovan
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    Open Phones with James Donovan

    Author James Donovan took viewer phone calls about the Space Race and the 1969 Apollo 11 mission. He spoke at the 2019 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books.

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  • emA Private Warem
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    A Private War

    Marie Brenner talked about A Private War: Marie Colvin and Other Tales of Heroes, Scoundrels, and Renegades. In her book, Ms. Brenner chronicled the last days of war correspondent Marie…

    470 views
  • emHow to Hide an Empireem
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    How to Hide an Empire

    Northwestern University’s Daniel Immerwahr discussed his book, How to Hide an Empire: A History of the Greater United States.

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  • Discussion on Book Publishing
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    Discussion on Book Publishing

    Kwame Anthony Appiah (author and New York Times columnist), Jane Ciabattari (book columnist and former president of the National Book Critics Circle), John Freeman (author and former editor…

    209 views
  • emRepublic of Liesem
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    Republic of Lies

    Journalist Anna Merlan looked at how conspiracy theories take root in society.

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  • emNo Visible Bruisesem and emThe Apologyem
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    No Visible Bruises and The Apology

    Bestselling authors Rachel Louise Snyder (No Visible Bruises) and Eve Ensler (The Apology) talked about domestic violence and what can be done about it. This program was part of the 2019…

    254 views
  • emLadysittingem
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    Ladysitting

    During the 2019 Gaithersburg Book Festival in Maryland, author Lorene Cary talked about her book, Ladysitting: My Year with Nana at the End of Her Century, a personal account of providing…

    256 views
  • emThe World According to Fannie Davisem
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    The World According to Fannie Davis

    Bridgett Davis talked about her book, The World According to Fannie Davis, on her mother, Fannie, who ran a numbers racket in Detroit during the 1960s and 70s.

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    The Matriarch

    USA Today Washington Bureau chief Susan Page talked about her book on the life of first lady Barbara Bush, The Matriarch: Barbara Bush and the Making of an American Dynasty. This event was…

    326 views
  • emFirst Sandra DayOConnorem
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    First, Sandra Day'O'Connor

    Evan Thomas talked about his book,, First: Sandra Day O’Connor, an American Life, in which he recounted the life and career of the first woman to be appointed to the Supreme Court, Justice Sandra…

    371 views
  • Printers Row Lit Fest
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    Trailblazer

    Dorothy Butler Gilliam, who in 1961 became the first Washington Post African-American reporter, talked about the hurdles she overcame during her career.

    247 views
  • emNuking the Moonem
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    Nuking the Moon

    Vince Houghton talked about Nuking the Moon: And Other Intelligence Schemes and Military Plots Left on the Drawing Board at the 2019 Gaithersburg Book Festival.

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  • Historians Susan Dunn and Michael Beschloss on President Franklin Roosevelt
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    Historians Susan Dunn and Michael Beschloss on President Franklin Roosevelt

    Historians Susan Dunn and Michael Beschloss offered their thoughts on the presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt.

    302 views
  • em1919em
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    1919

    University of Chicago Professor Eve Ewing discussed her book, 1919, and some of her other works.

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  • emWinter Warem
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    Winter War

    Eric Rauchway, University of California, Davis, history professor, recounted the strained transition between Presidents Hoover and Roosevelt in 1932.

    396 views
  • emThe Art of Inventing Hopeem
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    The Art of Inventing Hope

    The Chicago Tribune's Howard Reich talked about his conversations with Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel (1928-2016), who was liberated from Buchenwald along with Howard’s father in 1945.…

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