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  • 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.

    751 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.

    784 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.

    285 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…

    137 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…

    225 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…

    156 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…

    151 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.

    360 views
  • emMeltdownem
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    Meltdown

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

    375 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…

    559 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…

    459 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.

    983 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.

    1,308 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.

    748 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.

    602 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.

    697 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.

    870 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,…

    4,730 views
  • emFantasylandem and emHue 1968em
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    Fantasyland and Hue 1968

    Kurt Andersen, author of Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire, and Mark Bowden, author of Hue 1968: A Turning Point in the Vietnam War, talked about their books. They spoke at the 2017…

    530 views
  • Khizr Khan Discusses emAn American Familyem
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    An American Family

    Khizr Khan talked about his book An American Family, in which he recalls his immigration to the United States.

    226 views
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