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  • Noam Chomsky Discusses emRequiem for the American Dreamem
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    Requiem for the American Dream

    Noam Chomsky talked about his book Requiem for the American Dream: The 10 Principles of Concentration of Wealth and Power, in which he takes a critical look at income inequality and…

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  • emSex and the Constitutionem
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    Sex and the Constitution

    Professor Geoffrey Stone talked about his book, Sex and the Constitution: Sex, Religion, and Law from America’s Origins to the Twenty-First Century. This event was part of the Chicago…

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  • emThe Fuzzy and the Techieem
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    The Fuzzy and the Techie

    Scott Hartley talked about his book The Fuzzy and the Techie: Why the Liberal Arts Will Rule the Digital World, in which he looks at the cultural divide in the tech industry. In his book,…

    325 views
  • After Words with Senator Ben Sasse
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    After Words with Senator Ben Sasse

    Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE) talked about his book The Vanishing American Adult: Our Coming-of-Age Crisis--and How to Rebuild a Culture of Self-Reliance, in which he looks at how to engage…

    1,498 views
  • Ken Kesey Collection
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    Ken Kesey Collection

    The Ken Kesey Collection at the University of Oregon’s Library Archives and Special Collections was profiled. The collection explores the life of American novelist and counterculture figure Ken Kesey.…

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  • Jeff Guinn Discusses emThe Road to Jonestownem
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    The Road to Jonestown

    Jeff Guinn talked about his book, The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and the Peoples Temple. He spoke at the 5th annual San Antonio Book Festival.

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  • Geoffrey Stone Discusses emSex and the Constitutionem
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    Sex and the Constitution

    Professor Geoffrey Stone talked about his book Sex and the Constitution: Sex, Religion, and Law from America’s Origins to the Twenty-First Century, in which he provides a history of sex and the…

    497 views
  • emNot the Cleaver Familyem
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    Not the Cleaver Family

    Maria Olsen talked about her book, Not the Cleaver Family: The New Normal in Modern American Families. She spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017 Gaithersburg Book Festival,…

    537 views
  • emTalking Back Talking Blackem
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    Talking Back, Talking Black

    Professor John McWhorter talked about his book Talking Back, Talking Black: Truths About America’s Lingua Franca, in which he examines the controversies around and perceptions of “sounding…

    858 views
  • Tom Nichols Discusses emThe Death of Expertiseem
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    The Death of Expertise

    Professor Tom Nichols talked about his book The Death of Expertise: The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why it Matters, in which he argues that due to the spread of the internet…

    1,296 views
  • emAge of Angerem
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    Age of Anger

    Pankaj Mishra talked about his book Age of Anger: A History of the Present, in which he examines the catalysts in society, past and present, that give rise to nationalist groups and hate…

    1,055 views
  • emRebel Motherem
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    Rebel Mother

    Professor Peter Andreas talked about his book Rebel Mother: My Childhood Chasing the Revolution, in which he recalls his mother’s transformation from a Kansas housewife in the 1950s to a…

    273 views
  • Mugambi Jouet Discusses emExceptional Americaem
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    Open Phones with Mugambi Jouet

    Mugambi Jouet, author of Exceptional America: What Divides Americans from the World and from Each Other, talked about his book and responded to viewer comments on partisanship. He was…

    626 views
  • Panel Discussion on the English Language
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    Panel Discussion on the English Language

    Allan Metcalf, author of From Skedaddle to Selfie: Words of the Generation, and Robert Alden Rubin, author of Going to Hell in a Hen Basket: An Illustrated Dictionary of Modern Malapropisms talked…

    1,001 views
  • emSex Drugs and Rock n Rollem
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    Sex, Drugs, and Rock 'n' Roll

    Robert Cottrell talked about his book Sex, Drugs, and Rock ‘n’ Roll: The Rise of America’s 1960s Counterculture, in which he explores some of the people and movements that influenced the decade.…

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  • Nato Thompson Discusses emCulture as a Weaponem
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    Culture as a Weapon

    Nato Thompson talked about his book Culture as Weapon: The Art of Influence in Everyday Life, in which examines how business and government use art to influence. He spoke with art critic…

    436 views
  • After Words with Emrys Westacott
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    After Words with Emrys Westacott

    Professor Emrys Westacott talked about his book The Wisdom of Frugality: Why Less Is More - More or Less, in which he explores the philosophy behind frugal living. He is interviewed by…

    1,449 views
  • John Simpson Discusses emThe Word Detectiveem
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    The Word Detective

    John Simpson talked about his book The Word Detective: Searching for the Meaning of It All at the Oxford English Dictionary, in which he remembers his close to forty years at the Oxford…

    423 views
  • Dennis Prager on Happiness and Goodness
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    Dennis Prager on Happiness and Goodness

    Author and radio host Dennis Prager spoke about his keys to happiness and goodness. He spoke at the 2017 Rancho Mirage Writers Festival in Rancho Mirage, California.

    1,813 views
  • emPageants Parlors and Pretty Womenem
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    Pageants, Parlors, and Pretty Women

    Blain Roberts talked about her book Pageants, Parlors, and Pretty Women: Race and Beauty in the Twentieth-Century South, in which she looks at the role of beauty in the racial conflicts in the South during…

    245 views
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