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    History Discussion

    University of Texas at Austin history professor H.W. Brands (Our First Civil War), Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello public relations and community engagement officer Gayle Jessup White (Reclamation ), and…

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    Chasing the Light

    Director and screenwriter Oliver Stone spoke about his life and film career. The Palm Beach Book Festival in Florida hosted this event.

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    Watergate: A New History

    Historian Garrett Graff provides a comprehensive history of the Watergate scandal, from the 1972 break-in at the DNC to President Nixon’s resignation two years later. The Palm Beach Book…

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    South to America

    Princeton University African American studies professor and native Alabaman Imani Perry provided a history of America through her travels in the South. The Palm Beach Book Festival in…

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    Ford Foundation President Darren Walker and Tulane University President Michael Fitts

    Darren Walker, president of the Ford Foundation, discussed his book, From Generosity to Justice, with Michael Fitts, president of Tulane University, at the inaugural New Orleans Book…

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    A Question of Power

    Journalist Robert Bryce talked about the history of electricity and its importance today and offered this thoughts on renewable energy and nuclear power. This event was part of the 2022…

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    Discussion on Audio Books and Podcasts

    Author Malcolm Gladwell and journalist Jacob Weisberg, co-founders of the audio production company Pushkin Industries, talked about innovations in podcasts and audio books with Michael…

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    Four Wars, Five Presidents

    Journalist Terence Smith reflected on his life and career. He spoke at the 2022 Annapolis Book Festival in Maryland.

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    Fight

    Harvard Kennedy School Institute of Politics Director of Polling John Della Volpe discussed his study of the issues that matter most to Generation Z. He spoke at the 2022 Annapolis Book…

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    Author Discussion on History and Racial Inequality

    Atlantic staff writers Adam Harris (The State Must Provide) and Clint Smith (How the Word Is Passed) discussed their books on history and racial inequality. They spoke at the 2022 Annapolis Book…

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    Author Discussion on Immigration

    Gary Gallant from the Gallant Government and Law Group and National Immigration Forum president and CEO Ali Noorani (Crossing Borders) discussed immigration issues. They spoke at the 2022…

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    Author Discussion on Race, Class, and Ideological Divide in America

    NYU School of Law senior fellow Theodore Johnson ( (When the Stars Began to Fall) and Sojourners Magazine president Reverend Adam Russell Taylor (A More Perfect Union) offered their thoughts on race,…

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    Unthinkable

    Representative Jamie Raskin (D-MD) reflected on the loss of his son on December 31, 2020, the violence at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021, and the second impeachment of former President…

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    Madam Speaker

    USA Today Washington bureau chief Susan Page discussed the life and political career of U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi. She spoke at the 2022 Annapolis Book Festival in…

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    Open Phones with Carol Anderson

    Emory University African American Studies chair Carol Anderson took viewer phone calls on the Second Amendment at the 2022 Tucson Festival of Books held at the University of Arizona.

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    Winning and Losing the Nuclear Peace

    Author Michael Krepon looked at the success of nuclear deterrence between the United States and the Soviet Union during the Cold War and the status of these arms controls in present day. He…

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    Author Discussion on Medical and Legal Injustice

    Authors Benjamin Gilmer (The Other Dr. Gilmer) and Chip Jones (The Organ Thieves) talked about their books and the failures of the penal system and the history of medical mistreatment of…

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    Author Discussion on American Colonialism

    Author Jonathan Katz, “ Gangsters of Capitalism” and author Albert Samaha, “Concepcion: An Immigrant Family’s Fortunes,” spoke with New York Times columnist Jamelle Bouie about American…

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    Historian Walter Isaacson and Ford Foundation President Darren Walker

    Historian Walter Isaacson talked about his biography of Benjamin Franklin and the Ken Burns documentary on Franklin for which he was a senior advisor. Mr. Isaacson was in discussion with…

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    The Man Who Ran Washington

    Journalists Peter Baker and Susan Glasser looked at the life and career of former White House Chief of Staff and Secretary of State James Baker. They spoke at the Miami Book Fair.

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