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  • emOur Townsem
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    Our Towns

    Journalist James Fallows talked about his book, Our Towns: A 100,000 mile Journey Into the Heart of America, on his experiences traveling across America. He spoke with Maggie Dodds at the…

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  • Open Phones with Larry Elder
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    Open Phones with Larry Elder

    Author and radio show host Larry Elder took viewer phone calls at the 2019 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books.

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  • emGunfight The Battle Over the Right to Bear Arms in Americaem
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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.…

    943 views
  • emAmerican Moonshotem
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    American Moonshot

    Historian Douglas Brinkley recounted President Kennedy’s commitment to space exploration and the 1969 moon landing.

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  • emThe Injustice Never Leaves Youem
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    The Injustice Never Leaves You

    Brown University professor Monica Martinez provided a history of ethnic violence along the Texas-Mexico borderlands in the early 1900's.

    70 views
  • emA Private Warem
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    A Private War

    Marie Brenner chronicled the last days of war correspondent Marie Colvin, who died in 2012 while covering the Syrian Civil War.

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  • Panel Discussion on Writing
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    Panel Discussion on Writing

    Authors Steve Luxenberg and Helen Thorpe discussed their writing routines and the challenges faced by nonfiction authors.

    90 views
  • emA Rock Between Two Riversem
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    A Rock Between Two Rivers

    Hugh Fitzsimons reflected on the impact of fracking on his family’s ranch.

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  • emSex Power and Partisanshipem
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    Sex, Power, and Partisanship

    University of Texas professor Hector Garcia explored why people hold certain political ideas through the lens of evolutionary science.

    238 views
  • emRepublic of Liesem
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    Republic of Lies

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

    234 views
  • Karl Rove on Politics
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    Karl Rove on Politics

    Karl Rove, author and former senior adviser to President George W. Bush, weighed in on the current state of national politics. He spoke at the Rancho Mirage Writers Festival in California.

    875 views
  • Jesse Jarnow Tim Mohr and Imani Perry on Music and Social Movements
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    Jesse Jarnow, Tim Mohr and Imani Perry on Music and Social Movements

    Authors Jesse Jarnow (Wasn’t That a Time: The Weavers, the Blacklist, and the Battle for the Soul of America), Tim Mohr (Burning Down the Haus: Punk Rock, Revolution, and the Fall of the…

    231 views
  • emFINSem
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    FINS

    Journalist William Knoedelseder talked about his book, Fins: Harley Earl, the Rise of General Motors, and the Glory Days of Detroit, in which he reported on the rise of General Motors and…

    514 views
  • Author Discussion on Biography
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    Author Discussion on Biography

    Four authors talked about biography and their books on the lives of legendary African Americans. The participants were David Blight, Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom; Jeffrey Stewart, The…

    327 views
  • emThe Breakthroughem
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    The Breakthrough

    Charles Graeber talked about his book, The Breakthrough: Immunotherapy and the Race to Cure Cancer, in which he reported on scientific advances in cancer research.

    833 views
  • Author Discussion on Social Justice
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    Author Discussion on Social Justice

    Several authors took part in a 2019 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books forum on social justice. The participants and their books on the topic were: Kyle Swenson, Good Kids, Bad City: A…

    138 views
  • Open Phones with Bret Easton Ellis
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    Open Phones with Bret Easton Ellis

    Author Bret Easton Ellis took viewer phone calls about his book of essays, White, at the 2019 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books.

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  • Author Discussion on Politics and the Digital World
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    Author Discussion on Politics and the Digital World

    This portion of the 2019 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books featured a discussion on politics and digital technology with authors Douglas Rushkoff, Team Human; Nicolas Berggruen and Nathan…

    174 views
  • Open Phones with Justine Bateman
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    Open Phones with Justine Bateman

    Actress and director Justine Bateman took viewer phone calls about her book, Fame: The Hijacking of Reality. This event was part of the 2019 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books.…

    289 views
  • Author Discussion on Terrorism and History
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    Author Discussion on Terrorism and History

    Several authors took part in a discussion on the history of terrorism in the U.S. worldwide. The authors were Patrick Keefe, Say Nothing; Steven Ross, Hitler in Los Angeles;" Charles Lane,…

    202 views
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