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  • emBecoming Kim Jong Unem
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    Becoming Kim Jong Un

    Former CIA analyst Jung Pak talked about the character and motivations of North Korea’s Kim Jong Un. This virtual event was hosted by the Brookings Institution.

    510 views
  • emFasterem
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    Faster

    Neal Bascomb chronicled the life of French racecar driver Rene Dreyfus, who was prohibited from joining top German race teams in the 1930s due to his Jewish heritage. This was a virtual…

    235 views
  • emMengeleem
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    Mengele

    David Marwell, former director of the Museum of Jewish Heritage, recounted the life of Nazi war criminal Josef Mengele. This was a virtual event hosted by Labyrinth Books and Princeton…

    868 views
  • emThe Women with Silver Wingsem
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    The Women with Silver Wings

    Katherine Sharp Landdeck provided a history of the female pilots who served in the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II. This was a virtual event hosted by the National World War II…

    172 views
  • emThe Splendid and the Vileem
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    The Splendid and the Vile

    Erik Larson looked at Prime Minister Winston Churchill’s leadership during the London Blitz. This was a virtual event hosted by Future Tense, a partnership of New America, Slate, and…

    796 views
  • emIll Windsem
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    Ill Winds

    Author and Hoover Institution senior fellow Larry Diamond talked about the impact of COVID-19 on democracy around the world. This virtual event was hosted by the Hoover Institution.

    449 views
  • emNo Justice in the Shadowsem
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    No Justice in the Shadows

    NYU Immigrant Rights Clinic co-director Alina Das offered her thoughts on U.S. immigration policy. This virtual program was sponsored by Politics and Prose Bookstore.

    76 views
  • emThe Madness of Crowdsem
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    The Madness of Crowds

    Douglas Murray, associate editor at The Spectator, talked about Brexit, the culture wars in the United Kingdom, and the impact of COVID-19 on that country. This virtual discussion was…

    627 views
  • HR McMaster on US National Security and COVID19
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    H.R. McMaster on U.S. National Security and COVID-19

    Author and former National Security Advisor to President Trump, H.R. McMaster, talked about the global political and economic impact of COVID-19. This was a virtual program hosted by the…

    718 views
  • Author Discussion on Democracy and COVID19
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    Author Discussion on Democracy and COVID-19

    The Atlantic's national correspondent James Fallows and the American Enterprise Institute’s Kori Schake examineed how the coronavirus is impacting democratic systems. This was a virtual author…

    283 views
  • emThe Trial of Adolf Hitlerem
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    The Trial of Adolf Hitler

    David King talked about his book The Trial of Adolf Hitler: The Beer Hall Putsch and the Rise of Nazi Germany, in which he recounts Adolf Hitler’s trial for high treason in February, 1924, which…

    1,770 views
  • emTower of Skullsem
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    Tower of Skulls

    Historian Richard Frank provided the first of a multi-volume history of the Asia-Pacific War, from 1937-1942.

    1,094 views
  • emUnriggedem
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    Unrigged

    FairVote senior fellow David Daley reported on efforts around the country to combat election tampering. This was a virtual author program.

    314 views
  • emThe Brilliant Disasterem
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    The Brilliant Disaster

    Jim Rasenberger presents a history of the Bay of Pigs crisis. The failed military invasion of Cuba in 1961 that was supported by the United States government resulted in the capture or death of…

    1,665 views
  • emNorth of Havanaem
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    North of Havana

    Attorney Martin Garbus talked about the case of the Cuban Five, who were charged by the U.S. government with espionage and conspiracy to commit murder in the 1990s.

    242 views
  • David Kilcullen Discusses emThe Dragons and the Snakesem
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    The Dragons and the Snakes

    David Kilcullen, former counterinsurgency adviser to Gen. David Petraeus, looked at the ways hostile forces have adapted to the ways the U.S. fights wars.

    891 views
  • emBlack Waveem
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    Black Wave

    Kim Ghattas, who covered the Middle East for the BBC and the Financial Times for 20 years, talked about the decades-long rivalry between Iran and Saudi Arabia.

    699 views
  • emTehran Childrenem
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    Tehran Children

    City College of New York Professor Mikhal Dekel talked about her book, Tehran Children: A Holocaust Refugee Odyssey, in which she provided a history of the Polish-Jewish refugees who…

    528 views
  • emKiller Highem
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    Killer High

    Brown University’s Peter Andreas talked about the relationship between six drugs - alcohol, tobacco, caffeine, opium, amphetamines, and cocaine - and war.

    654 views
  • emThe Bombem
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    The Bomb

    Slate national security columnist Fred Kaplan provided a history of American policy on nuclear war.

    584 views
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