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    Reclaiming Conversation

    Professor Sherry Turkle talked about her book Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age, in which she examines the impact of the digital age on traditional conversation.…

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    How Electricity Shaped the Southwest

    Andrew Needham talked about the role of electricity in the southwest’s development, how it was fueled by coal from Native American lands, and the social inequality that resulted. Professor…

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    Why Are Professors Liberal and Why Do Conservatives Care?

    Neil Gross talked about his book, Why Are Professors Liberal and Why Do Conservatives Care?, in which he examines why a majority of America’s college and university professors are liberal.…

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    After Words with Eric Klinenberg

    Mr. Klinenberg explores the growing trend in America of adults of all ages choosing to live alone. He analyzes the impact the trend has on business, politics, and culture and predicts significant…

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    After Words with Eric Klinenberg

    Eric Klinenberg talked about his book, Fighting for Air: The Battle to Control America’s Media, published by Metropolitan Books. The guest interviewer was Ben Scott. Mr. Klinenberg…

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    Heat Wave

    Mr. Klinenberg talked about the Chicago heat wave that killed over 700 people in one week during the summer of 1995. His book, Heat Wave: A Social Autopsy of Disaster in Chicago, was published by…