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    Grasp

    MIT professors Sanjay Sarma and Luke Yoquinto examined the science of how human beings learn. This program was part of the virtual 2021 Tucson Festival of Books.

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    Floating in a Most Peculiar Way and Aftershocks

    Louis Chude-Sokei (Floating in a Most Peculiar Way) and Nadia Owusu (Aftershocks) discussed their international upbringing and eventual journey to the United States.

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    Fulfillment and Made in China

    Alec MacGillis (Fulfillment ) and Amelia Pang (Made in China) discussed their books about the downsides of our global, internet-driven consumer economy. This virtual event was part of the Virginia…

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    The Enchanted Hour

    Wall Street Journal children’s book reviewer Meghan Cox Gurdon offered her thoughts on the benefits associated with reading aloud for both children and adults. This program was part of the…

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    Early 20th-Century New York City

    David Von Drehle and Daniel Okrent talked about historical events in New York City. Mr. Von Drehle is the author of Triangle: The Fire That Changed America, published by Atlantic Monthly Press.…

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    Reagan Rising

    Craig Shirley talked about his book, Reagan Rising: The Decisive Years, 1976-1980. He spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017 Gaithersburg Book Festival, held on the grounds of…

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    Panel Discussion on Women and the Politics of Marriage

    Rebecca Traister, author of All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation, and Kate Bolick, author of Spinster: Making a Life of One’s Own, talked about their books on…

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    Author Discussion on Cyber Threats

    Authors Nicole Perlroth (This is How They Tell Me the World Ends) and John Ferris (Behind the Enigma) discussed cyber threats. This program was part of the virtual 2021 Tucson Festival of…

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    Shuttle, Houston

    Paul Dye, the longest serving NASA flight director, reflected on his life and career. This program was part of the virtual 2021 Tucson Festival of Books.

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    Call Me Commander

    Investigative journalist Jeff Testerman and television producer Daniel Freed reported on John Cody Donald, a former Army intelligence officer, who falsely identified himself as Lieutenant…

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    The Last American Aristocrat

    Historian David S. Brown recounted the life of early 20th century American writer and intellectual Henry Adams. This program was part of the virtual 2021 Tucson Festival of Books.

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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…

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    The Woman Behind the New Deal

    Kirstin Downey talked about her book The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances Perkins, FDR’S Secretary of Labor and His Moral Conscience (Nan A. Talese; March 3, 2009). She…

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    When Things Went Right and Landslide

    Chase Untermeyer, author of When Things Went Right: The Dawn of the Reagan-Bush Administration, and Jonathan Darman, author of Landslide: LBJ and Ronald Reagan at the Dawn of a New America,…

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    Lynne Cheney and Karl Rove on the Bush Administration

    Former Second Lady Lynne Cheney and former presidential adviser Karl Rove reflected on the George W. Bush administration.

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    The Last Negroes at Harvard

    Ken Garrett and Jeanne Ellsworth looked back at the journeys of 18 black men who were admitted into Harvard in 1959 during the civil rights movement.

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    Gunfight: The Battle Over the Right to Bear Arms in America

    Adam Winkler talked about his book Gunfight: The Battle Over the Right to Bear Arms in America. He was interviewed by Mr. Dunham and responded to questions from members of the audience.…

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    Author Discussion on Race and Law in Texas

    Doug Swanson, author of Cult of Glory; Jamie Thompson, author of Standoff; and Brittany Barnett, author of A Knock at Midnight, discussed race and law in Texas. This virtual program was part of the…

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    The Year of Dangerous Days

    Journalist Nicholas Griffin reported on how the events of 1980 transformed the city of Miami. This was a virtual event hosted by the Miami Book Fair.

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    Doctors Discuss Their Medical Careers

    Doctors Paul Farmer and Daniela Lamas reflected on their medical careers. This was a virtual event hosted by the Miami Book Fair.

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