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    Invading Mexico

    Joseph Wheelan explores the Mexican-American War of 1846 to 1848. The author chronicles President James Polk’s desire to acquire California via war and the popular dissent that followed the start of the war…

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    After Words with Senator Tammy Duckworth

    Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) spoke about her life and career in the military and in the U.S. Senate. She was interviewed by Politico’s congressional editor Elana Schor.

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    The Dawning of the Apocalypse

    Historian Gerald Horne talked about Spanish colonialism and slavery in North America during the 16th century. This virtual event was hosted by the New Haven Free Public Library.

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    Exit the Colonel

    Ethan Chorin, a diplomat who served as an economic and commercial attache in Tripoli from 2004 to 2006, talked about his book, Exit the Colonel: The Hidden History of the Libyan Revolution,…

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    Fears of a Setting Sun

    Syracuse University political science Professor Dennis Rasmussen relayed that some of America’s founders, including George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and Alexander Hamilton,…

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    Power to the People

    Audrey Kurth Cronin, founder of American University’s Center for Security, Innovation, and New Technology, explained how advancements in technology have driven increased outbreaks of…

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    Russia Resurrected

    Author Kathryn Stoner discussed Russia’s global strength and capacity to disrupt international politics. This was a virtual event hosted by Ohio State University’s Mershon Center for…

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    Floating in a Most Peculiar Way and Aftershocks

    Louis Chude-Sokei (Floating in a Most Peculiar Way) and Nadia Owusu (Aftershocks) discussed their international upbringing and eventual journey to the United States.

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    Fulfillment and Made in China

    Alec MacGillis (Fulfillment ) and Amelia Pang (Made in China) discussed their books about the downsides of our global, internet-driven consumer economy. This virtual event was part of the Virginia…

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    No Higher Honor

    Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice talked about her life and career, including her tenure in the Bush administration, where she served as national security adviser from 2001 to 2005…

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    After Words with Joby Warrick

    The Washington Post's Joby Warrick discussed American efforts to destroy chemical weapons in Syria during its Civil War. He was interviewed by Georgetown University Professor and author…

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    The Hardest Place

    Politico military affairs reporter Wesley Morgan looked at American military action in Afghanistan’s Pech Valley. This virtual event was hosted by the New America Foundation in Washington,…

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    This Is How They Tell Me the World Ends

    New York Times cybersecurity reporter Nicole Perlroth reported on emerging cyberweapons. This virtual event was hosted by the American Writers Museum in Chicago.

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    The Good American

    Author and journalist Robert Kaplan explored the life of Bob Gersony, a freelance contractor for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and how his reports from war zones…

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    Too Long Ago

    Historian David Pietrusza reflected on his childhood in New York as the child of Polish immigrants. This was a virtual event hosted by the Walter Elwood Museum of the Mohawk Valley in…

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    Prototype Nation

    University of Michigan information professor Silvia Lindtner explained how the financial crisis of 2007-2008, a distrust of Silicon Valley, and the rise of the global maker movement…

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    One Belt, One Road

    Eyck Freymann took a critical look at China’s Belt and Road initiative and the hundreds of billions of dollars China has spent building up the infrastructure of countries around the world.…

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    Except for Palestine

    Authors Marc Lamont Hill and Mitchell Plitnick explained why they believe American liberals should care about the political issues of Israel and Palestine. This was a virtual event hosted…

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    The Daughters of Kobani

    Journalist Gayle Tzemach Lemmon reports on a group of female Kurdish warriors who are fighting - and winning against - ISIS in Syria. This virtual event was hosted by the Hudson Library and…

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    Prey

    Ayaan Hirsi Ali argued there has been an increase of sexual assault in Europe due to immigration. This virtual program was hosted by the Commonwealth Club of San Francisco.

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