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  • 7
    Sep

    2018

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    Prisoner strike exposes an age old American...

    Prisoners in 17 states and several Canadian provinces are on strike in protest of prison labor conditions. Their demonstrations are compelling Americans to understand that some everyday foods are produced...

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  • 3
    Jul

    2018

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    Deportation and the Trump Administration

    The outcry over the Trump Administration’s policy of separating migrant children from their parents has been overwhelming. The widespread criticism led to the President’s executive order halting the...

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  • 29
    Apr

    2018

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    Hope, Resilience and The Weeping Time

    In 1859, more than 400 enslaved people – men, women and 30 babies – from the Butler plantation estates of the Georgia Sea islands were sold on the auction block in Savannah, Georgia. My new book is...

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  • 30
    Mar

    2018

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    LBJ’s 1968: Power, Politics, and the...

    Author Kyle Longley joins Cambridge University Press Senior Editor Deborah Gershenowitz to discuss his new book, LBJ's 1968: Power, Politics, and the Presidency in America's Year of Upheaval....

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  • 22
    Mar

    2018

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    The Fix Is In

    Carl F. Ameringer, author of 'US Health Policy and Health Care Delivery: Doctors, Reformers, and Entrepreneurs' discusses why he was moved to write his new book on the status of American healthcare....

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  • 12
    Mar

    2018

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    An Interactive Journey through 1968 with LBJ

    Anyone who was alive in 1968 United States likely remembers all of these events in vivid detail. Kyle Longley, the author of LBJ’s 1968: Power, Politics, and the Presidency in America’s Year...

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  • 31
    Jan

    2018

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    Of Kerner, King and the Great Uprising: Fifty...

    How should we respond to the golden anniversaries of the publication of the Kerner Commission’s Report (March 1968) and the greatest wave of racial unrest in American history which followed Martin Luther...

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  • 16
    Nov

    2017

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    The Vietnam War Reexamined

    The most widely accepted view about the Vietnam War is grounded on the assumptions that it was a tragic mistake for the United States to get involved in a struggle in which it had no vital interests and...

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