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  • Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies at 87
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    My Own Words

    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg talked about her book, My Own Words, in which she recounted her life and time on the high court. Justice Ginsburg and her book’s co-author, Mary…

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  • emThe Crusades of Cesar Chavezem
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    The Crusades of Cesar Chavez

    Miriam Pawel talked about her book, The Crusades of Cesar Chavez: A Biography, in which she chronicles the life and activism of United Farm Workers co-founder and president Cesar Chavez.…

    451 views
  • emDemagogueem
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    Demagogue

    Biographer Larry Tye recounted the life of the late Republican Senator Joe McCarthy of Wisconsin. This was a virtual event hosted by the Wisconsin Book Festival.

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  • emReagan Risingem
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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…

    11,554 views
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    Ingredients

    George Zaidan discussed the chemistry of the food we eat and the products we use. This event is from the Virtual Gaithersburg Book Festival.

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    24/6

    Filmmaker and Webby Awards founder Tiffany Shlain talked about the benefits of turning off your screens for one day every week. This virtual event was hosted by the Bay Area Book Festival.

    332 views
  • emThomas Jefferson  Author of Americaem
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    Thomas Jefferson: Author of America

    Christopher Hitchens talked about his book Thomas Jefferson: Author of America, published by HarperCollins in its Eminent Lives series. He described both the public and private lives of Thomas…

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  • Historian Ron Chernow Discusses emGrantem
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    Grant

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow recalled the life of Ulysses S. Grant at the 18th annual National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

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  • Conversation with Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden
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    Conversation with Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden

    Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden spoke with Representative Gregg Harper (R-MS). This talk took place at the 2017 Mississippi Book Festival, held at the Mississippi State Capitol in…

    745 views
  • What Is Southern Today
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    What Is Southern Today?

    Tom Wolfe presented a lecture titled, “What’s Southern Today?” He argued that Southern Americans have a much more common-sense approach to life than other Americans. He recounted his experiences…

    800 views
  • emEnd Timesem
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    End Times

    Future correspondent for Axios Bryan Walsh discussed various threats humanity faces such as global warming, asteroids, and nuclear war. This virtual event was hosted by the Tucson Festival…

    574 views
  • Author Discussion on US History
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    Author Discussion on U.S. History

    Authors and historians Jon Meacham, Margaret MacMillan, and Douglas Brinkley discussed their favorite historical figures at the 2018 Rancho Mirage Writers Festival in California.

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    Ingredients

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    George Zaidan discussed the chemistry of the food we eat and products we use. This event is from the Virtual Gaithersburg Book Festival.

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  • Legacy of 20th Century Wars
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    Legacy of 20th Century Wars

    The authors discussed the consequences, lessons, and legacy of twentieth century wars. Mr. Hatfield moderated the discussion. The panelists responded to questions from the moderator and the…

    189 views
  • emFurious Hoursem
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    Furious Hours

    Casey Cep discussed author Harper Lee’s attempt to write a true crime book. This was a virtual event hosted by the Gaithersburg Book Festival.

    250 views
  • Civil Rights Movement
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    Civil Rights Movement

    Professors Elliott Gorn and Christopher Schmidt discussed the murder of Emmett Till and the lunch counter “sit-in” protests.

    404 views
  • emDecision Pointsem
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    Decision Points

    Former President George W. Bush discussed his memoir about the defining moments of his life. He was interviewed by Michael Barone at Miami-Dade College. This was the inaugural event of the…

    1,382 views
  • emMy Lifeem
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    My Life

    Former President Clinton talked about his autobiography, My Life, published by Alfred A. Knopf. He described his experiences writing the book, thanking his editors and others who helped…

    474 views
  • emBlink  The Power of Thinking Without Thinkingem
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    Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking

    New Yorker staff writer Malcolm Gladwell previews his next book, Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking, scheduled to be published in January by Little, Brown. Mr. Gladwell’s…

    922 views
  • emThe Greater Journeyem
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    The Greater Journey

    David McCullough talked about his book, The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris. He responded to questions from members of the audience. This was an event in the History and Biography…

    2,060 views
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