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    Book Discussion on The Mirror Test

    Kael Weston talked about his book, The Mirror Test: America at War in Iraq and Afghanistan, about America’s role in the world after September 11, 2001. In his book, Mr. Weston tells the stories of…

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    Book Discussion on Bush

    Jean Edward Smith talked about his book Bush, in which he looks at the tenure of America’s 43rd president.

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    Book Discussion on Till We Have Built Jerusalem

    Adina Hoffman talked about her book Till We Have Built Jerusalem: Architects of a New City, in which she profiles three men who were responsible for much of Jerusalem’s contemporary…

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    Book Discussion on The Burger Court and the Rise of the Judicial Right

    Linda Greenhouse talked about her book The Burger Court and the Rise of the Judicial Right, in which she looks at the Supreme Court from 1969 to 1986, which was presided over by Chief Justice…

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    Book Discussion on Lincoln's Generals' Wives

    Candice Hooper talked about her book Lincoln’s Generals' Wives: Four Women Who Influenced the civil War for Better and for Worse, in which she profiles the wives of Lincoln’s generals,…

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    Writing About War

    Christina Lamb, author of Farewell Kabul: From Afghanistan To A More Dangerous World, Janine di Giovanni, author of The Morning They Came For Us: Dispatches from Syria, and Kim Barker,…

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    Book Discussion on And Then All Hell Broke Loose

    Richard Engel talked about his book, And Then All Hell Broke Loose: Two Decades in the Middle East, about his reporting from the Middle East since 1996.

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    Book Discussion on Code Warriors

    Stephen Budiansky talked about his book, Code Warriors: NSA’s Codebreakers and the Secret Intelligence War Against the Soviet Union, about the Nation Security Agency’s (NSA) intelligence…

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    Book Discussion on The Gene

    Siddhartha Mukherjee talked about his book The Gene: An Intimate History, in which he details the history of genetic code and how it will influence the future.

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    Book Discussion on Hustling Hitler

    Walter Shapiro talked about his book Hustling Hitler: The Jewish Vaudevillian Who Fooled the Führer, in which he remembers his great-uncle Freeman Bernstein, who was arrested on February 18, 1937, for…

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    Book Discussion on The Lynching

    Laurence Leamer talked about his book The Lynching: The Epic Courtroom Battle That Brought Down the Klan, in which he reports on the raced-based killing of a 19-year old black man by two members of the…

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    Book Discussion on Chasing the Last Laugh

    Richard Zacks talked about his book Chasing the Last Laugh: Mark Twain’s Raucous and Redemptive Round-the-World Comedy Tour, in which he remembers Mark Twain’s efforts to repay a sizable…

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    Book Discussion on Evicted

    Professor Matthew Desmond talked about his book Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, in which he looks at public housing and poverty in America through the prism of eight…

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    Book Discussion on Spain in our Hearts

    Adam Hochschild talked about his book, Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939, about the close to 3,000 Americans that took part in the Spanish Civil War, from a…

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    Book Discussion on The Industries of the Future

    Alec Ross talked about his book The Industries of the Future, in which he looks at what he believes are the primary fields that will drive change, both nationally and globally, over the…

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    Book Discussion on The Great War

    Joe Sacco talked about his book, The Great War: July 1, 1916 - The First Day of the Battle of the Somme, in which he presents an illustrated account of first day of the World War I…

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    Book Discussion on Naked Money

    Charles Wheelan talked about his book, Naked Money: A Revealing Look at What It Is and Why It Matters, about how America’s banking and monetary systems should work and how they actually…

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    Book Discussion on Dead Presidents

    Brady Carlson talked about his book Dead Presidents: An American Adventure into the Strange Deaths and Surprising Afterlives of Our Nation’s Leaders, in which he looks at the legacy of…

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    Book Discussion on The Civil Wars of Julia Ward Howe

    Elaine Showalter talked about her book, The Civil Wars of Julia Ward Howe: A Biography, about the life of suffragist and abolitionist Julia Ward Howe, whose accomplishments included writing…

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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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