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  • History in the Digital Age
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    History in the Digital Age

    Panelists at the American Historical Association’s annual conference in New Orleans talked about how the Internet, YouTube, and Twitter have changed the way historians present their…

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  • emIn Defense of Food An Eaters Manifestoem
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    In Defense of Food: An Eaters Manifesto

    Michael Pollan talked about his book In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto, published by Penguin Press. Mr. Pollan argued that the American diet of generations ago that relied on whole foods has…

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  • 2007 Farm Bill
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    2007 Farm Bill

    Michael Pollan moderated a panel discussion of the 2007 farm bill being debated in Congress. Among the topics addressed were federal agriculture policy, labor and immigration issues, the…

    63 views
  • Writing About Science
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    Writing About Science

    A panel of science writers talked about their interest in science, the probability that science will lead us to a hopeful future, and the politicization of science by the government. Mr. Duncan…

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  • Author Discussion
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    Author Discussion

    Mr. Solomon talked about his book, Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression. Mr. Pollan talked about his book, Botany of Desire: A Plant’s-Eye View of the World. They answered audience…

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