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  • emWe Crossed a Bridge and It Trembledem
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    We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled

    Northwestern University professor Wendy Pearlman retold the stories of Syrians whose lives have been impacted by the war in Syria.

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  • Author Discussion on Civic Engagement
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    Author Discussion on Civic Engagement

    A discussion on civic engagement from the 23rd annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books that featured Susan Burton, Becoming Mrs. Burton: From Prison to Recovery to Leading the Fight For…

    243 views
  • emGoddess of Anarchyem
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    Goddess of Anarchy

    Historian Jacqueline Jones recounted the life of writer and advocate Lucy Parsons from slavery through the Great Depression.

    315 views
  • emThe Gulfem
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    The Gulf

    Jack Davis, environmental history professor at the University of Florida, provided a history of the Gulf region and the impact that oil, commercial fishing, and the tourism industry have…

    358 views
  • emLafayette in the Somewhat United Statesem
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    Lafayette in the Somewhat United States

    Sarah Vowell talked about her book Lafayette in the Somewhat United States, in which she looks at the American Revolution through the eyes of the French-born Marquis de Lafayette. She spoke…

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  • emUnboundem
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    Unbound

    Sociologist Arlene Stein examined gender transitions and what it means to be male or female in today’s society.

    237 views
  • emAdvocating Overlordem
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    Advocating Overlord

    From the 2018 Gaithersburg Book Festival in Maryland, Philip Padgett reported on Operation Overlord, the amphibious military operation that took place on D-Day, June 6, 1944.

    478 views
  • emRocket Menem
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    Rocket Men

    Robert Kurson discussed the Apollo 8 mission to the moon.

    152 views
  • emAmity and Prosperityem
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    Amity and Prosperity

    Journalist Eliza Griswold reported on the impact of fracking on a small town near Appalachia.

    309 views
  • Author Discussion on War
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    Author Discussion on War

    Journalist Monte Reel reported on the U-2 spy plane program of the Cold War-era and Cam Simpson recounted the capture and killing of defense contractors working for the U.S., during the…

    149 views
  • Author Discussion on Free Speech
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    Author Discussion on Free Speech

    Authors Nadine Strossen and Laura Kipnis talked about free speech. Live, behind-the-scenes footage of the authors was shown after the end of the discussion.

    237 views
  • Author Discussion on Race Relations in America
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    Author Discussion on Race Relations in America

    Authors Issac Bailey, Vegas Tenold, and Christian Picciolini talked about race relations in America. Live, behind-the-scenes footage of the authors was shown after the end of the discussion.

    209 views
  • Open Phones with Adam Winkler
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    Open Phones with Adam Winkler

    UCLA law professor Adam Winkler took viewer phone calls about corporations and the U.S. Constitution at the 23rd annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books.

    240 views
  • emMayor Harold Washingtonem
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    Mayor Harold Washington

    History professor Roger Biles recounted the political career of Harold Washington, Chicago’s first African American mayor.

    152 views
  • emSuicide of the Westem
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    Suicide of the West

    Syndicated columnist Jonah Goldberg argued that tribalism, populism, and nationalism are threatening American democracy.

    331 views
  • emOur Woman in Havanaem
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    Our Woman in Havana

    Former Cuba ambassador Vicki Huddleston discussed the relationship between Cuba and the United States.

    201 views
  • Open Phones with Roger L Simon
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    Open Phones with Roger L. Simon

    Roger L. Simon, Hollywood screenwriter and co-founder of PJ Media, took viewer phone calls on current political and social issues at the 23rd annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books.…

    1,426 views
  • emFive for Freedomem and emA Civil Life in an Uncivil Timeem
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    Five for Freedom and A Civil Life in an Uncivil Time

    From the 2018 Gaithersburg Book Festival in Maryland, Eugene Meyer and Paula Tarnapol Whitacre discussed lesser known stories of the Civil War.

    340 views
  • emBlack Culture and the New Dealem
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    Black Culture and the New Deal

    Lauren Sklaroff talked about her book Black Culture and the New Deal: The Quest for Civil Rights in the Roosevelt Era (University of North Carolina Press, 2009). In her book she examines New Deal…

    669 views
  • emRaven Rockem
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    Raven Rock

    Garrett Graff looked at the U.S. government’s Doomsday plans.

    465 views
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