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  • emAdam Smithem
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    Adam Smith

    Jesse Norman, a Conservative member of the British Parliament, recounted the life of economist Adam Smith (1723-1790).

    489 views
  • emHow to Spot a Terroristem
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    How to Spot a Terrorist

    Retired FBI special agent John Iannarelli talked to Book TV about his book, How to Spot a Terrorist.

    341 views
  • emIn Order to Liveem
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    In Order to Live

    North Korean defector Yeonmi Park discussed her book, In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl’s Journey to Freedom.

    702 views
  • emThe Fightersem
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    The Fighters

    New York Times correspondent C.J. Chivers talked about the American soldiers serving in Afghanistan and Iraq.

    418 views
  • Discussion on Immigration
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    Discussion on Immigration

    An author discussion on immigration from the 2018 Brooklyn Book Festival.

    258 views
  • Chris Hedges Discusses emAmericaem
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    America

    Pulitzer prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges examined the fate of American democracy.

    834 views
  • Steve Coll Discusses emDirectorate Sem
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    Directorate S

    Steve Coll looked at the CIA’s secret wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan and the problematic relationship between the CIA and Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). He spoke at the…

    190 views
  • emIndianapolisem
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    Indianapolis

    Lynn Vincent and Sara Vladic recounted the sinking of the USS Indianapolis on July 30, 1945, the worst disaster in U.S. naval history.

    515 views
  • emDear Americaem
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    Dear America

    Journalist Jose Antonio Vargas discussed his immigration to the United States and his life as an undocumented immigrant.

    307 views
  • emBarons of the Seaem
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    Barons of the Sea

    Naval historian Steven Ujifuza recalled the 19th century American seamen and merchants who competed for profits in the tea and opium trades.

    574 views
  • emTerrorism and Womenem
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    Terrorism and Women

    In Terrorism and Women: A Gender Analysis of Perpetrators, Responders and the Public, author Lori Poloni-Staudinger examined the role that gender plays in political terrorism worldwide. C-SPAN’s Local…

    80 views
  • emWild Rose  Rose ONeale Greenhow Civil War Spyem
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    Wild Rose: Rose O'Neale Greenhow, Civil War Spy

    Ms. Blackman talked about her book Wild Rose: Rose O’Neale Greenhow, Civil War Spy, published by Random House. A Maryland native, Rose O’Neale Greenhow (1817-1864) grew up in Washington,…

    662 views
  • emThe Escape Artistem
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    The Escape Artist

    Brad Meltzer provided a fictional account of an employee at Dover Air Force Base, the military site where the remains of military personnel that have been killed abroad first arrive when…

    717 views
  • Author Discussion on Democracy
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    Author Discussion on Democracy

    New America Foundation’s Yascha Mounk, MIT professor Daron Acemoglu and Politbot co-founder Mara Ramirez discuss the fate of democracy.

    664 views
  • After Words with Jonah Goldberg
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    After Words with Jonah Goldberg

    Syndicated columnist Jonah Goldberg argued that tribalism, populism, and nationalism are threatening American democracy. He’s interviewed by John Podhoretz, editor of Commentary magazine.…

    4,477 views
  • emHow Democracies Dieem
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    How Democracies Die

    Harvard professors Steve Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt examined the causes that lead to breakdowns in democracies around the world.

    2,556 views
  • emAspergers Childrenem
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    Asperger's Children

    Historian Edith Sheffer recounted how Austrian doctor Hans Asperger, whose work led to a better understanding of autism, was complicit in the deaths of children by the Third Reich.

    1,032 views
  • emRescue Boardem
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    Rescue Board

    Rebecca Erbelding of the Holocaust Museum provided a history of the War Refugee Board, created in 1944 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt with the objective of assisting Jewish refugees.

    540 views
  • emThe China Missionem
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    The China Mission

    Daniel Kurtz-Phelan, executive editor of Foreign Affairs, chronicled George Marshall’s efforts to end the Chinese Civil War.

    888 views
  • Open Phones with Liza Mundy
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    Open Phones with Liza Mundy

    Liza Mundy responded to viewer phone calls and social media comments on her book, Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II. This event was part of…

    500 views
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