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    Panel Discussion on Race in America

    Ibram X. Kendi, author of Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, and D. Watkins, author of The Beast Side: Living (and Dying) While Black in America, talked…

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    Panel Discussion on Richard Nixon

    Evan Thomas, author of Being Nixon: A Man Divided, and Tim Weiner, author of One Man Against the World: The Tragedy of Richard Nixon, talked about their books on the 37th president. The panel was…

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    On My Own

    Diane Rehm talked about her memoir, On My Own, in which she discusses how she came to be a spokesperson for the right-to-die movement. She spoke with author Bethanne Patrick. “A Conversation with…

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    Panel Discussion on Drone Warfare

    Mark Moyar, author of Strategic Failure: How President Obama’s Drone Warfare, Defense Cuts, and Military Amateurism Have Imperiled America; Scott Shane, author of Objective Troy: A Terrorist, a…

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    Panel Discussion on the American Dream

    Bethany McLean, author of Shaky Ground: The Strange Saga of the U.S. Mortgage Giants, and Ben Strauss, author of Indentured: The Inside Story of the Rebellion Against the NCAA, talked about their…

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    Panel Discussion on Political Campaigns

    Matt Bai, author of All the Truth Is Out: the Week Politics Went Tabloid, and Joseph Cummins, author of Anything for a Vote: Dirty Tricks, Cheap Shots, and October Surprises in U.S. Presidential…

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    Panel Discussion on Immigration Reform

    Alberto R. Gonzales, co-author of i A Conservative and Compassionate Approach to Immigration Reform: Perspectives from a Former U.S. Attorney General, and Aviva Chomsky, author of Undocumented: How…

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    Panel Discussion on Privacy Rights

    Jim Dwyer, author of More Awesome Than Money: Four Boys, Three Years, and a Chronicle of Ideals and Ambition in Silicon Valley; Amitai Etzioni, author of The New Normal: Finding a Balance between…

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    Panel Discussion on Terrorism

    Lieutenant Colonel John Nagl (Retired), author of Knife Fights: A Memoir of Modern War in Theory and Practice, and James Risen, author of Pay Any Price: Greed, Power, and Endless War, discussed…

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    Panel Discussion on World War II and the Holocaust

    Martin Goldsmith, author of Alex’s Wake: The Tragic Voyage of the St. Louis to Flee Nazi Germany, and a Grandson’s Journey of Love and Remembrance, Glenn Kurtz, author of Three Minutes in Poland: Discovering…

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    Panel Discussion on Climate Change

    Adam Sobel, author of Storm Surge: Hurricane Sandy, Our Changing Climate, and Extreme Weather of the Past and Future, and Gernot Wagner, co-author of Climate Shock: The Economic Consequences of a…

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    Panel Discussion on Politics

    Former Maryland Governor Robert Ehrlich (R), author of America: Hope for Change and Al From, author of The New Democrats and the Return to Power, talked about politics, the current polarization of the…

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    Panel Discussion on Hydraulic Fracturing

    Journalists Seamus McGraw and Tom Wilber talked about hydraulic fracturing, also known as “fracking.” The panel was moderated by Professor Geltman, who began with an illustrated overview of fracking.…

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    Panel Discussion on Gun Control

    Authors gave various viewpoints on the Second Amendment and gun control. The panel was moderated by Paul Barrett. Emily Miller is the author of Emily Gets Her Gun: But Obama Wants to Take Yours. Craig Whitney is…

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    Panel Discussion on the Civil Rights Movement

    Authors talked about their books on the history of the civil rights movement. In the year marking the fiftieth anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, they explored the political and social climate of the 1960s…

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    Panel Discussion on Presidents Eisenhower and Obama

    Daniel Klaidman, author of Kill or Capture: The War on Terror and the Soul of the Obama Presidency and Evan Thomas, author of Ike’s Bluff: President Eisenhower’s Secret Battle to Save the World, talked…

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    The Parties Versus the People

    Former Representative Mickey Edwards (R-OK), author of The Parties Versus the People: How to Turn Republicans and Democrats into Americans, talked about his theory on why the political landscape is so…

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    Panel Discussion on Evolving Roles of Women

    Journalists and mothers Sharon Lerner, author of The War on Moms: On Life in a Family-Unfriendly Nation, and Hanna Rosin, author of The End of Men: And the Rise of Women, talked about the evolving…

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    2013 Annapolis Book Festival

    The eleventh annual Annapolis Book Festival was hosted by The Key School Parents' Association and held on The Key School campus Saturday, April 13, 2013. Events shown included: Panel…

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    Panel Discusion on Afghanistan

    Rajiv Chandrasekaran, author of Little America: The War Within the War for Afghanistan, and Jake Tapper, author of The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor, talked about the history and future of…

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