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  • Newt Gingrich Discusses emTrumps Americaem
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    Trump's America

    Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich offered his thoughts on the impact that the Trump administration policies are having on America and around the world.

    2,351 views
  • Author Discussion on Appalachia
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    Author Discussion on Appalachia

    Elizabeth Catte, What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia, Steven Stoll Ramp Hollow, and Wendy Welch, Fall or Fly, discussed the stereotypes and reality of life in Appalachia. This…

    768 views
  • emThe Tyranny of Metricsem
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    The Tyranny of Metrics

    Jerry Muller reported on the use of metrics in government, education, business, medicine, and more.

    1,221 views
  • emMeltdownem
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    Meltdown

    Chris Clearfield and Andras Tilcsik examined the complexity of major systems and why they sometimes fail.

    513 views
  • 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…

    252 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…

    684 views
  • emMicrotrends Squaredem
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    Microtrends Squared

    Pollster and political strategist Mark Penn shared his thoughts on the next trends in politics and business.

    428 views
  • emWord by Wordem
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    Word by Word

    Former Merriam Webster lexicographer Kory Stamper provided an inside look into the writing of dictionaries; from which words are included to how the usage of words changes over time.

    873 views
  • Author Discussion on American Culture
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    Author Discussion on American Culture

    A discussion on American culture from the 23rd annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books that featured Caroline Fraser, Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder; Dan Kois…

    258 views
  • emPrairie Powerem
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    Prairie Power

    In Prairie Power: Student Activism, Counterculture, and Backlash in Oklahoma, author Sarah Eppler Janda tells the story of 1960s counter culture and student activism in Oklahoma. C-SPAN’s Local Content…

    169 views
  • emMestizos Come Homeem
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    Mestizos Come Home!

    In Mestizos Come Home!: Making and Claiming Mexican American Identity, author RC Davis-Undiano explores the influence of indigenous Latin American culture on the development of North America. C-SPAN’s…

    166 views
  • Author Discussion on Class in America
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    Author Discussion on Class in America

    Authors J.R. Helton, Bryan Mealer, and Jose Antonio Rodriguez discussed class in America.

    379 views
  • emDelinquency Pop Culture and Generation Whyem
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    Delinquency, Pop Culture and Generation Why

    In his book Delinquency, Pop Culture, and Generation Why, Jack Monell examined how society correlates images in pop culture with increases in juvenile delinquency and questioned whether there is any direct…

    475 views
  • emFlat Broke with Two Goatsem
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    Flat Broke with Two Goats

    Jennifer McGaha discussed her book, Flat Broke with Two Goats: A Memoir, at the Rose Glen Literary Festival in Sevierville, Tennessee.

    1,154 views
  • emThe Common Goodem
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    The Common Good

    Former Clinton administration Labor Secretary Robert Reich talked about the economic and social cycles societies experience and their effect on the common good.

    1,358 views
  • emTrue Gentlemenem
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    True Gentlemen

    John Hechinger reported on college fraternity culture, highlighting Sigma Alpha Episilon (SAE), a national organization with 230 chapters and more than 15,000 members.

    768 views
  • emReal Americanem
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    Real American

    Julie Lythcott-Haims talked about her book, Real American, about her experiences growing up biracial in America.

    632 views
  • emAltAmericaem
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    Alt-America

    Journalist David Neiwert reported on the rise of the alt-right in America. He is in conversation with journalist Joe Conason.

    720 views
  • emAmericanaem
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    Americana

    Bhu Srinivasan talked about his book, Americana, about the innovators and entrepreneurs who have shaped the history of the United States.

    889 views
  • In Depth with Cornel West and Robert George
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    In Depth with Cornel West and Robert George

    Cornel West and Robert George talked about their books and responded to questions from viewers. Cornel West is the author of Race Matters, Democracy Matters, Living and Loving Out Loud: A Memoir,…

    5,083 views
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