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    Dupes

    Paul Kengor, political science professor at Grove City College, contends that numerous progressives have assisted America’s adversaries. The author examines connections to the Communist Party and…

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    Mary Margaret McBride: A Radio Biography

    Ms. Ware talked about her book It’s One O’clock and Here Is Mary Margaret McBride: A Radio Biography, published by New York University Press. She said McBride was a pioneer of American…

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    1922 Airship Roma Disaster

    Nancy Sheppard talked about the crash of the airship Roma in 1922. It was the deadliest disaster of U.S. hydrogen airship in American history. She introduced the ill-fated crew of the airship and…

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    Never Caught

    Professor Erica Armstrong Dunbar talked about her book Never Caught: The Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge, in which she recounts the life of Ona Judge, a…

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    A Lowcountry Heart

    Cassandra King, widow of author Pat Conroy, talked about her husband’s book, A Lowcountry Heart: Reflections on a Writing Life. She spoke at the 10th annual Savannah Book Festival.

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    Colonial America and the British Empire

    Professor John Coombs talked about the 17th century relationship between the colonial Chesapeake area and the British Empire. He described how the rise of the tobacco economy consolidated…

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    Historical Portrayals of Nat Turner

    Kenneth S. Greenberg talked about historical portrayals of Nat Turner, the African American leader of an 1831 slave rebellion in Virginia. He spoke about the competing accounts of Turner’s…

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    Mail-Order Marriages in California

    Professor Marcia Zug talked about her book Buying A Bride: An Engaging History of Mail-Order Matches, in which she discusses how 19th century California gold rush pioneers encouraged single women to move…

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    Tough as They Come

    Travis Mills talked about his book, Tough as They Come. He spoke at the 2017 Rancho Mirage Writers Festival in Rancho Mirage, California.

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    Big Agenda

    David Horowitz talked about his book Big Agenda: President Trump’s Plan to Save America, in which he outlines the priorities he thinks the White House administration should focus on.

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    Pill City

    Kevin Deutsch talked about his book Pill City: How Two Honor Roll Students Foiled the Feds and Built a Drug Empire, in which he chronicles how two Baltimore teens built a narcotics business…

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    Vatican Spies During World War II

    Mark Riebling talked about Pope Pius the Twelfth and the Catholic Church’s secret actions against the Nazis. He argued that, contrary to previous scholarship, the pope was involved in efforts to change the German…

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    Rigged

    Dean Baker talked about his book Rigged: How Globalization and the Rules of the Modern Economy Were Structured to Make the Rich Richer, in which he argues that government policies, not…

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    Sovereign Duty

    KrisAnne Hall talked about her book Sovereign Duty, in which she outlines what citizens can do to ensure that their constitutional rights are protected. She argued that the federal…

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    Abraham Lincoln and Immigration

    Harold Holzer talked about Abraham Lincoln’s views on immigration policy and immigrant groups in America. He described Lincoln’s efforts to court the German-American vote early in his…

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    The Meaning of Michelle

    Veronica Chambers talked about her book The Meaning of Michelle: 16 Writers on the Iconic First Lady and How Her Journey Inspires Our Own, in which sh looks at the contributions of first…

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    Life of Levi Strauss

    Lynn Downey talked about her book, Levi Strauss: The Man Who Gave Blue Jeans to the World. Levi Strauss created his blue jeans business in San Francisco in 1873. Ms. Downey served as the…

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    The New Trail of Tears

    Naomi Riley talked about her book, The New Trail of Tears: How Washington Is Destroying American Indians, about the impact of U.S. policies on Native Americans.

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    Civil Wars

    Professor David Armitage talked about his book Civil Wars: A History in Ideas, in which he provides a history of civil wars throughout the world, from the Romans, who were the forebears of the…

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    Rich is Not a Four Letter Word

    Gerri Willis talked about her book, Rich Is Not a Four-Letter Word: How to Survive Obamacare, Trump Wall Street, Kick-start Your Retirement, and Achieve Financial Success. She spoke at the…

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