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  • After Words with Representative Adam Schiff

    After Words with Representative Adam Schiff

    Congressman Adam Schiff (D-CA) reflected on the Trump presidency, and his role in the president’s first impeachment trial, and shared his views on threats against American democracy. He was interviewed by AP chief congressional correspondent Lisa Mascaro.

  • In Depth with Ross Douthat

    In Depth with Ross Douthat

    Author and New York Times columnist Ross Douthat talks and takes calls about politics, faith, and conservatism in America. His books include “Privilege,” "The Decadent Society" and a new memoir “The Deep Places.”

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  • After Words with Former Senator Ben Nelson

    After Words with Former Senator Ben Nelson

    Former U.S. Senator Ben Nelson (D-NE) discussed the decline of bipartisanship in the Senate and offered recommendations to restore it in the chamber. He was interviewed by Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE).

  • <em>It Worked for Me</em>

    It Worked for Me

    Colin Powell, retired four-star general and former secretary of state, recounts his military and political career through a collection of 44 remembrances that impart General Powell’s thoughts on life and leadership. General Powell weaves his “Thirteen Rules” for life throughout the many stories he has collected,…

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  • After Words with Representative Adam Schiff

    After Words with Representative Adam Schiff

    Congressman Adam Schiff (D-CA) reflected on the Trump presidency, and his role in the president’s first impeachment trial, and shared his views on threats against American democracy. He was interviewed by AP chief congressional correspondent Lisa Mascaro.

  • <em>Christians Against Christianity</em>

    Christians Against Christianity

    Columbia University visiting scholar Obery Hendricks argued that conservative evangelicals do not uphold Christian values. Book Culture bookstore in New York City hosted this virtual program.

  • <em>The Strategy of Denial</em>

    The Strategy of Denial

    Trump administration deputy assistant secretary of defense Elbridge Colby, who led the development of the 2018 National Defense Strategy, presented his strategy to contain China. This virtual event was hosted by the Heritage Foundation in Washington, DC.

  • <em>News for the Rich, White, and Blue - How Place and Power Distort American Journalism</em>

    News for the Rich, White, and Blue - How Place and Power Distort American Journalism

    University of Illinois journalism professor Nikki Usher offered her thoughts on the challenges facing American journalism. The Open Market Institute in Washington, D.C., hosted this virtual program.

  • <em>Checkmate in Berlin</em>

    Checkmate in Berlin

    Giles Milton discussed post-World War II Berlin and the conflicts that arose between the four Allied countries that controlled sectors of the city. This was a virtual event hosted by Tattered Cover Book Store in Denver.

  • <em>Wildland - The Making of America's Fury</em>

    Wildland - The Making of America's Fury

    Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Evan Osnos offered his thoughts on the political climate in America after having spent a decade abroad. Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, DC, Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Books and Books Bookstore…

  • <em>There She Was</em>

    There She Was

    Washington Post Style editor Amy Argetsinger provided a history of the Miss America pageant and how it has responded to the women’s movement and social and political changes over its 100-year history. This was a virtual event hosted by East City Bookshop in…

  • <em>The Lifetime Learner's Guide to Reading and Learning</em>

    The Lifetime Learner's Guide to Reading and Learning

    Gary Hoover, founder of the book superstore chain Bookstop, talked about his business background, his love of reading and some of the books he has in his nearly 60,000 volume library.

  • <em>The Authority of the Court & the Peril of Politics</em>

    The Authority of the Court & the Peril of Politics

    In his new book, Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer cautioned against attempts to reform the high court. He was in conversation with CNN legal analyst Joan Biskupic. Smithsonian Associates hosted this virtual event at the National Portrait Gallery in…

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