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    Q&A with Scott Christianson

    Scott Christianson talked about his book, 100 Documents that Changed the World: From the Magna Carta to Wikileaks.

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    Panel Discussion on World History

    Panelists talked about world history. Panelists included Mary Beard, author of SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome; Mark Molesky, author of This Gulf of Fire: The Destruction of Lisbon, or Apocalypse in…

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    Book Discussion on Artists Under Hitler

    Professor Jonathan Petropoulos talked about his book, Artists Under Hitler: Collaboration and Survival in Nazi Germany. This interview, conducted at Claremont McKenna College, is part of Book…

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    Book Discussion on 1924

    Peter Ross Range talked about his book 1924: The Year That Made Hitler, in which he looks at Adolf Hitler’s nine months in prison in 1924 for his failed attempt at overthrowing the German…

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    Book Discussion on Operation Long Jump

    Bill Yenne talked about his book, Operation Long Jump: Stalin, Roosevelt, Churchill, and the Greatest Assassination Plot in History, about the Nazi plot to assassinate Roosevelt, Stalin,…

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    Totalitarian Regimes and History

    Historians and authors talked about how totalitarian regimes destroy cultural sites and artifacts in order to obscure historical memory from the public.

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    Book Discussion on Web of Deceit

    Barry Lando talked about his book, Web of Deceit: The History of Western Complicity in Iraq, from Churchill to Kennedy to George W. Bush, published by Other Press. He argued that the current situation…

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    Book Discussion on 1932

    David Pietrusza talked about his book 1932: The Rise of Hitler and FDR-Two Tales of Politics, Betrayal, and Unlikely Destiny, in which he examines the events that marked presidential races…

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    Caribbean Sugar and the British Colonies

    Professor Robert Paulett talked about Caribbean sugar and its role in the development of Britain’s Atlantic colonies, especially in regards to ideas of race and slavery in the 1600s. He…

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    Interview on 1932

    David Pietrusza talked about his book, 1932: The Rise of Hitler and FDR-Two Tales of Politics, Betrayal, and Unlikely Destiny. This interview was held at the 38th annual National Press Club…

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    Book Discussion on Magna Carta

    Dan Jones, author of Magna Carta: The Birth of Liberty, talked about the creation of the Magna Carta and its impact on democratic principles, including the language used in the U.S. Constitution.…

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    Panel Discussion on Biographies of World Leaders

    A. Scott Berg, Wilson; Kirstin Downey, Isabella: The Warrior Queen; and Stephen Kotkin, Stalin: Volume I - Paradoxes of Power, 1878-1928, talked about their biographies of world leaders. The panel was…

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    Q&A with Jay Nordlinger

    Jay Nordlinger talked about his book, Children of Monsters, in which he looks at the lives of the children of 20 dictators, including Joseph Stalin, Benito Mussolini, Mao, Idi Amin, and…

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    Universal Newsreel October 24, 1967

    This Universal Newsreel from October 24, 1967, showed scenes of news stories including anti-war protests in front of the Pentagon, a new jet airliner in Germany, a meeting between leaders…

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    Former Secretary Chuck Hagel at the American Legion Convention

    Former Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel addressed the American Legion 97th National Convention at the Baltimore Convention Center after being awarded the Distinguished Service Medal. He spoke about…

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    Book Discussion on Bad Days in History

    Michael Farquhar talked about his book, Bad Days in History: A Gleefully Grim Chronicle of Misfortune, Mayhem, and Misery for Every Day of the Year, about the most disastrous or outrageous…

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    Chinese Victory Day Commemoration

    Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke at a military parade in Beijing commemorating the end of World War II. He spoke about the mission of the Chinese military and pledged to cut the army by 300,000…

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    Magna Carta 800th Anniversary Ceremony

    British dignitaries, including Princess Anne and the British ambassador to the United States, commemorated the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta at the ceremony for the Library of Congress exhibit, “Magna…

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    Magna Carta Legal Heritage

    Baroness Brenda Hale, deputy president of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, delivered the Supreme Court Historical Society’s annual lecture. The topic was the shared legal heritage…

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    Governor Pete Ricketts on Nebraska

    Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts (R) talked about the history and politics of the state. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Lincoln,…

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