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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 10:32 PM
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BOOK TV Schedule March 11th - 13th




BOOK TV Schedule

Note: Program start times are approximate and all times are Eastern.
Saturday, March 11

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8:00 am Teva Scheer, Governor Lady: The Life and Times of Nellie Tayloe Ross

9:00 In Depth: In Depth: Francis Fukuyama

12:00 pm Jean Lipman-Blumen & Barbara Kellerman, The Allure of Toxic Leaders: Why We Follow Destructive Bosses and Corrupt Politicians-and How We Can Survive Them

12:45 Joan Mellen, A Farewell to Justice: Jim Garrison, JFK's Assassination, and the Case That Should Have Changed History

2:00 Jack Cashill, Sucker Punch: The Hard Left Hook That Dazed Ali and Killed King's Dream

3:00 Book Club: "The Lexus and the Olive Tree" by Thomas Friedman

4:15 Michael LeGault, Think!: Why Crucial Decisions Can't Be Made in the Blink of an Eye

5:00 Bruce Cumings, Korea's Place in the Sun: A Modern History

6:00 Encore Booknotes: Richard Barnet, The Rockets' Red Glare: When America Goes To War -- The Presidents and the People

7:00 Public Lives: American Presidents panel with Joyce Appleby, Gary Hart, Sean Wilentz, and Charles Calhoun

9:00 After Words: After Words: Torie Clarke interviewed by Pamela Hess

10:00 General Assignment: Norman Mailer & John Buffalo Mailer, The Big Empty: Dialogues on Politics, Sex, God, Boxing, Morality, Myth, Poker and Bad Conscience in America

11:30 Bevin Alexander, How America Got It Right: The U.S. March to Military and Political Supremacy


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Sunday, March 12

12:45 am Robert Hazen, Genesis: The Scientific Quest for Life's Origin

2:00 Stephen Hess, Through Their Eyes: Foreign Correspondents in the United States

3:00 Book Club: "The Lexus and the Olive Tree" by Thomas Friedman

4:15 Public Lives: American Presidents panel with Joyce Appleby, Gary Hart, Sean Wilentz, and Charles Calhoun

6:00 Timothy Egan, The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl

7:15 Pamela Paul, Pornified: How Pornography is Transforming our Lives, our Relationships, and our Families

9:00 Yitzhak Nakash, Reaching for Power: The Shi'a in the Modern Arab World

10:00 Paul Begala, James Carville, Take It Back: Our Party, Our Country, Our Future

11:00 Ron Christie, Black in the White House

12:00 pm Angela Davis, Abolition Democracy: Beyond Empire, Prisons, and Torture

1:15 Nina Berman, Purple Hearts: Back from Iraq

1:45 Gabriel Meyer, War and Faith in Sudan

3:00 After Words: David Vise interviewed by Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX)

4:00 Nell Irvin Painter, Creating Black Americans: African-American History and Its Meanings, 1619 to the Present

5:00 Yitzhak Nakash, Reaching for Power: The Shi'a in the Modern Arab World

6:00 After Words: After Words: Torie Clarke interviewed by Pamela Hess

7:00 2005 National Book Critics Circle Awards - Nonfiction and Biography Finalists Readings

7:55 2005 National Book Critics Circle Awards - Svetlana Alexievich

8:05 Pierce O'Donnell, In Time of War: Hitler's Terrorist Attack on America

9:00 After Words: After Words: Torie Clarke interviewed by Pamela Hess

10:00 Paul Begala, James Carville, Take It Back: Our Party, Our Country, Our Future

11:00 Ron Christie, Black in the White House


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Monday, March 13

12:00 am Adam Hochschild, Bury the Chains: Prophets and Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire's Slaves

1:15 Bevin Alexander, How America Got It Right: The U.S. March to Military and Political Supremacy

2:30 John Friedman, The Secret Histories: Hidden Truths That Challenged the Past and Changed the World

4:15 Susan Butler, My Dear Mr. Stalin: The Complete Correspondence of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Joseph V. Stalin

5:00 David Heenan, Flight Capital: The Alarming Exodus of America's Best and Brightest

6:00 Yitzhak Nakash, Reaching for Power: The Shi'a in the Modern Arab World

7:00 Bruce Cumings, Korea's Place in the Sun: A Modern History


complete schedule here - http://www.booktv.org/schedule/
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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 10:33 PM
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1. Governor Lady: The Life and Times of Nellie Tayloe Ross
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Governor Lady: The Life and Times of Nellie Tayloe Ross
Teva Scheer

"Governor Lady" is Teva Scheer's biography of Nellie Tayloe Ross, the first woman governor in the United States. The author chronicles the life of Mrs. Ross and describes her as an "accidental trail blazer" who took office after the death of her husband. The former Wyoming Governor (1924-1926) went on to become the first woman to be named Director of the US Mint in 1933. She was also appointed as a vice-chairman of the Democratic National Committee in 1928 and directed the partys womens division. Ms. Scheer reads several passages from her book, including one that involves Governor Ross grandson, Bradford Ross, who was in attendance. This event was hosted by the Wyoming State Museum.

Teva Scheer is an adjunct faculty member at the Graduate School of Public Affairs at the University of Colorado in Denver.

Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI PRESS 2910 LeMone Blvd Columbia, MO 65201


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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 10:36 PM
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2. In Depth: Francis Fukuyama
In Depth: Francis Fukuyama

Join Book TV on March 5 for In Depth, a 3-hour interview and call-in show with author and professor Francis Fukuyama. Mr. Fukuyama has published numerous books about political and economic development, including "The End of History and the Last Man," "Trust: The Social Virtues and the Creation of Prosperity," "The Great Disruption: Human Nature and the Reconstitution of Social Order," "Our Posthuman Future: Consequences of the Biotechnology Revolution," "State-Building: Governance and World Order in the 21st Century," and "Nation-Building: Beyond Afghanistan and Iraq." His newest book, "America at the Crossroads: Democracy, Power, and the Neoconservative Legacy," publishes in March 2006. Francis Fukuyama is the director of the International Development Program at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University in Washington, DC, where he is also the Bernard L. Schwartz Professor of International Political Economy. In the 1980s, Francis Fukuyama was a member of the Policy Planning Staff of the U.S. Department of State. He served on the President's Council on Bioethics from 2001 to 2005, and he is currently chairman of the editorial board of The American Interest magazine.
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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 10:37 PM
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3. The Allure of Toxic Leaders: Why We Follow Destructive Bosses and ...
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The Allure of Toxic Leaders: Why We Follow Destructive Bosses and Corrupt Politicians-and How We Can Survive Them
Jean Lipman-Blumen & Barbara Kellerman

Jean Lipman-Blumen and Barbara Kellerman are the authors of two different books on leadership and the harmful and helpful ways in which it can effect people. Ms. Lipman-Blumen, author of "The Allure of Toxic Leaders" and Ms. Kellerman, the author of "Bad Leadership" also talk about the role that subordination plays in determining the effectiveness of certain leadership. The event was part of a conference on leadership held at Claremont McKenna College in Claremont, California.

Jean Lipman-Blumen is a public policy professor at the Graduate School of Management at Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, California. She is the co-founder of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Leadership and the author of "The Connective Edge: Leading in an Interdependent World." Barbara Kellerman is Research Director of the Center for Public Leadership at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government.

Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS: www.oup.com Harvard Business School Press: www.hbsp.harvard.edu
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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 10:38 PM
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4. A Farewell to Justice: Jim Garrison, JFK's Assassination, and the Case...
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A Farewell to Justice: Jim Garrison, JFK's Assassination, and the Case That Should Have Changed History
Joan Mellen

Joan Mellen argues that the government's response to President John F. Kennedy's assassination was insufficient. In "A Farewell to Justice" the author draws on the investigation of New Orleans district attorney Jim Garrison, which exposes contradictions in the Warren Report, to conclude that both the FBI and CIA were involved in the President's assassination. This event was hosted by the New York Society for Ethical Culture in New York City.

Joan Mellen is a professor of English and creative writing at Temple University in Philadelphia. She is the author of seventeen books, including "Marilyn Monroe," "Kay Boyle: Author of Herself," and "Bob Knight: His Own Man." Ms. Mellen's writing has been featured in the Los Angeles Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the New York Times.

Publisher: POTOMAC BOOKS 22841 Quicksilver Drive Dulles, VA 20166

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Kurovski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-11-06 12:56 PM
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36. This woman sounds like a DUer!
Her views on the media, history, and her challenge of accepted beliefs with facts is beautiful.

A fine and decent person who displays a steady, warm brand of humor.

"Truth is beauty..." and all that kind of thing.

A book worth checking out.
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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-11-06 02:07 PM
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38. yes! Link to transcript of the lecture here...
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Kurovski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-11-06 03:11 PM
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39. Nice work!
Bookmarked that one.
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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 10:39 PM
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5. Sucker Punch: The Hard Left Hook That Dazed Ali and Killed King's Dream
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Sucker Punch: The Hard Left Hook That Dazed Ali and Killed King's Dream
Jack Cashill
Direct Video Link - http://www.booktv.org/ram/publiclives/0306/btv030506_2....

Author Jack Cashill speaks to the Kansas City Public Library about his new book, Sucker Punch: The Hard Left Hook that Dazed Ali and Killed Kings Dream. In it, Mr. Cashill examines the life of boxer Muhammad Ali and asks why America regards him as a hero. The author says that biographies of Ali by Joyce Carol Oates and Toni Morrison contain exaggerations regarding the deprivation he experienced as a child as well as his experiences as a Muslim. The book specifically examines the effects Alis relationship with Islam had on the Civil Rights Movement and Dr. Kings dream of equality. Mr. Cashill compares Alis life with those of other championship boxers of his era.

Jack Cashill is also the author of "First Strike," "Hoodwinked: How Intellectual Hucksters Have Hijacked American Culture," and "Ron Brown's Body." He is the writer and director of The Holocaust Through Our Own Eyes and currently serves as executive editor of Ingram's.

Publisher: NELSON CURRENT P.O. Box 141000 Nashville, TN 37214


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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 10:40 PM
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6. Book Club: "The Lexus and the Olive Tree" by Thomas Friedman
On Saturday, March 11 at 3:00 pm and Sunday, March 12 at 3:00 am
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Book Club: "The Lexus and the Olive Tree" by Thomas Friedman

Thomas Friedman's book "The Lexus and the Olive Tree" was the topic of a recent book group discussion at the Bookmark Bookstore in Oakland, California. In "The Lexus and the Olive Tree" Friedman writes about globalization, which he describes as "the integration of capital, technology, and information across national borders." In the book Mr. Friedman presents his theory that globalization is not just a trend but the new international system that has replaced the Cold War as a way of understanding the world. He also describes the tension between globalization -- represented by the Lexus -- and ancient forces of culture, geography, tradition, and community -- represented by the olive tree.

Thomas Friedman writes a syndicated foreign affairs column for the New York Times. He is the author of four books -- "From Beirut to Jerusalem," "The Lexus and the Olive Tree," "Longitudes and Attitudes," and "The World is Flat."




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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-11-06 02:06 PM
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37. on now... if you can stand him...
I'm hoping the book club discussion after will pick him apart. :evilgrin:
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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 10:42 PM
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7. Think!: Why Crucial Decisions Can't Be Made in the Blink of an Eye
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Think!: Why Crucial Decisions Can't Be Made in the Blink of an Eye
Michael LeGault

Michael LeGault examines the current state of decision-making where emotional impulses often override critical thinking. In Think!: Why Crucial Decisions Can't Be Made in the Blink of an Eye, the author points out societal and political factors he believes have contributed to the diminishing importance given to critical thinking. Mr. LeGault also talks about the importance of reason and skepticism as steps in the decision-making process.

Michael LeGault is a former columnist for the Washington Times as well as a consultant to American corporations on health and environmental safety issues. He currently serves as an editor at the National Post.

Publisher: Simon & Schuster 1230 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10020


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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-11-06 03:17 PM
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41. on now... RW spin book refuting "Blink" which was a great study
in human reactions to situations, and how we make decisions.

Amazon.com
Blink is about the first two seconds of looking--the decisive glance that knows in an instant. Gladwell, the best-selling author of The Tipping Point, campaigns for snap judgments and mind reading with a gift for translating research into splendid storytelling. Building his case with scenes from a marriage, heart attack triage, speed dating, choking on the golf course, selling cars, and military maneuvers, he persuades readers to think small and focus on the meaning of "thin slices" of behavior. The key is to rely on our "adaptive unconscious"--a 24/7 mental valet--that provides us with instant and sophisticated information to warn of danger, read a stranger, or react to a new idea.
Gladwell includes caveats about leaping to conclusions: marketers can manipulate our first impressions, high arousal moments make us "mind blind," focusing on the wrong cue leaves us vulnerable to "the Warren Harding Effect" (i.e., voting for a handsome but hapless president). In a provocative chapter that exposes the "dark side of blink," he illuminates the failure of rapid cognition in the tragic stakeout and murder of Amadou Diallo in the Bronx. He underlines studies about autism, facial reading and cardio uptick to urge training that enhances high-stakes decision-making. In this brilliant, cage-rattling book, one can only wish for a thicker slice of Gladwell's ideas about what Blink Camp might look like. --Barbara Mackoff
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0316172324/sr=8-1/qid=...


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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 10:43 PM
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8. Korea's Place in the Sun: A Modern History
On Saturday, March 11 at 5:00 pm and Monday, March 13 at 7:00 am
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Korea's Place in the Sun: A Modern History
Bruce Cumings

Bruce Cumings talks about the history of Korea and the country's long-running enounters with the West. Professor Cumings argues that Americans receive a very distorted picture of North Korea form the U.S. media and says that the North Korean government would like to normalize relations with the United States, but their efforts have been twarted by hawks in the Bush administration. He also talks about what the future might look like if there was a unification between North and South Korea. Professor Cumings takes questions from the audience following his remarks.

Bruce Cumings is a professor of history at the University of Chicago. He's the author of "The Origins of the Korean War," "War and Television," and "Parallax Visions: American-East Asian Relations at the End of the Century."


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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 10:44 PM
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9. The Rockets' Red Glare: When America Goes To War -- The Presidents and ...
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The Rockets' Red Glare: When America Goes To War -- The Presidents and the People
Richard Barnet

Richard Barnet sat down in 1990 to talk about his book "The Rockets' Red Glare." The author examines the role of public opinion in presidential administrations from George Washington to Ronald Reagan.

Richard Barnet joined the State Department under the Kennedy administration in 1961. He co-founded the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, DC with Marcus Raskin in 1963 and retired in 1998. Mr. Barnet died of kidney failure on December 23, 2004.

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 10:46 PM
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10. American Presidents panel with Joyce Appleby, Gary Hart, Sean Wilentz, &..
On Saturday, March 11 at 7:00 pm and Sunday, March 12 at 4:15 am
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American Presidents panel with Joyce Appleby, Gary Hart, Sean Wilentz, and Charles Calhoun

The Smithsonian Associates panel discussion on American Presidents features four presidential biographers: Gary Hart on James Monroe, Sean Wilentz on Andrew Jackson, Joyce Appleby on Thomas Jefferson, and Charles Calhoun on Benjamin Harrison. All four of the biographies are part of Times Books' series of short presidential biographies -- called "The American Presidents" -- edited by Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.

Gary Hart is a former U.S. Senator from Colorado and senior counsel at the law firm Coudert Brothers. Sean Wilentz is a history professor at Princeton University. Joyce Appleby is a history professor at UCLA. Charles Calhoun is a history professor at East Carolina State.

Publisher: TIMES BOOKS 175 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10010
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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 10:48 PM
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11. After Words: Torie Clarke interviewed by Pamela Hess
On Saturday, March 11 at 9:00 pm and Sunday, March 12 at 6:00 pm and at 9:00 pm
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After Words: Torie Clarke interviewed by Pamela Hess

Former Pentagon Spokesman Torie Clarke's advice to politicians and executives for the new information age is to use straight talk instead of trying to spin the news. She writes about other lessons she has learned during her twenty-five years of experience working in politics and communications in, Lipstick on a Pig: Winning in the No-Spin Era by Someone Who Knows the Game. Ms. Clarke was an adviser to Sen. John McCain, later a Press Secretary to President George H.W. Bush's 1992 campaign, and was a former Assistant Secretary for Defense for Public Affairs from 2001-2003. She is currently senior communications and government affairs adviser for Comcast. She is interviewed by Pamela Hess, Defense Correspondent for United Press International.



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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 10:50 PM
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12. The Big Empty: Dialogues on Politics, Sex, God, Boxing, Morality, Myth...
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The Big Empty: Dialogues on Politics, Sex, God, Boxing, Morality, Myth, Poker and Bad Conscience in America
Norman Mailer & John Buffalo Mailer

Author Norman Mailer and his son, John Buffalo Mailer, former editor of High Times magazine, sit down for an intergenerational discussion about their new book "The Big Empty: A Dialogue on Politics, Sex, God, Boxing, Morality, Myth, Poker and Bad Conscience in America." The book is an exchange of ideas between them over issues including the Bush administration; 9/11; Iraq; fascism; and popular culture. During this event, the Mailers discuss the power of corporations in America, the Bush administration and its war on terror, and the role of Christianity in our society. The conversation is moderated by author Dotson Rader.

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Norman Mailer is the author of many books, including "The Naked and the Dead," "Armies of the Night," and "Why Are We at War?" John Buffalo Mailer is the author of the novella "The Reading Room, Vol. 1" and "High Times Activist's Guide to the RNC." He is co-founder of the Back House Productions in New York City and the former editor of High Times magazine.


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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-11-06 03:17 PM
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40. Wow. I hope I can catch this. It sounds fascinating. n/t
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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-11-06 03:50 PM
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43. I'm planning my evening around it!
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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-11-06 10:25 PM
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46. It was great! did you see it?
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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 10:52 PM
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13. How America Got It Right: The U.S. March to Military & Political Supremacy
On Saturday, March 11 at 11:30 pm and Monday, March 13 at 1:15 am
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How America Got It Right: The U.S. March to Military and Political Supremacy
Bevin Alexander

Bevin Alexander argues that America's use of military power throughout it's history, while sometimes wrongheaded, has been driven by an inclination to do good. Professor Alexander says that Americans imagine their country as being an island and are very quick to defend it against any threat from the outside world, even if that requires using its military overseas. During the event, he reads from the introduction of his book, "How America Got It Right," and answers questions from students in the audience. The talk was hosted by Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia. Includes Q&A.

Bevin Alexander is an adjunct professor at Longwood University. A Korean War veteran, he is the author of nine books on military history, including: "How Wars Are Won," "Robert E. Lee's Civil War," and "The Future of Warfare." For more about Bevin Alexander and his work, visit his website at: bevinalexander.com.


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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 10:53 PM
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14. Genesis: The Scientific Quest for Life's Origin
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Genesis: The Scientific Quest for Life's Origin
Robert Hazen

Robert Hazen discusses the latest scientific thinking on the origin of life in the universe. Professor Hazen explains that the evolutionary process is accompanied by a trend towards more complexity. He outlines this and other features of the evolution of life and provides a critique of intelligent design. The talk was hosted by Iowa State University. Professor Hazen answers questions from the audience following his remarks.

Robert M. Hazen is a research scientist at the Carnegie Institution's Geophysical Laboratory and a professor of earth science at George Mason University. He is the author of nearly twenty books, including "The Breakthrough," "The New Alchemists," "Why Arent Black Holes Black."


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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-12-06 12:51 AM
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49. This segment is strictly for the Kool Aid dependent. n/t
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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 10:54 PM
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15. Through Their Eyes: Foreign Correspondents in the United States
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Through Their Eyes: Foreign Correspondents in the United States
Stephen Hess

Stephen Hess, senior fellow emeritus at the Brookings Institution, talks about what foreign correspondents working in the U.S. think about their work. He reads short selections from his book describing what life is like for these correspondents and discusses the previous books he has written about foreign and domestic journalism. The talk was hosted by Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, DC. Includes Q&A.

Stephen Hess is a research professor at George Washington University in Washington, DC. He teraches a course called "The Washington Reporters and Those Who Want to Influence Them" which brings together students, journalists, and government officials who influence the media. A longtime fellow at the Brookings Institutiton, Mr. Hess is the author of many books, including "Organizing the Presidency" and "America's Political Dynasties."


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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 10:56 PM
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16. The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great ...
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The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl
Timothy Egan

In the 1930s parts of America experienced blinding dust storms - millions of tons of dirt blowing across the vast expanses of flat land. This is the subject of New York Times reporter Timothy Egan's new book, "The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl." In it, the author chronicles the sacrifices made by families living in the Dust Bowl. Nearly 250,000 people were displaced in Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Texas, and Colorado dealt with the suffocating dust storms that ravaged nearly one hundred million acres of the America's Great Plains.

Timothy Egan has written four books, including "The Good Rain: Across Time and Terrain in the Pacific Northwest." He was part of the New York Times reporting team who received the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for work exploring racial attitudes throughout America. He is currently a national enterprise reporter for the New York Times.

Publisher: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN 215 Park Avenue south New York, NY 10003
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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 10:57 PM
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17. Pornified: How Pornography is Transforming our Lives, our Relationships...
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Pornified: How Pornography is Transforming our Lives, our Relationships, and our Families
Pamela Paul

In "Pornified" Pamela Paul argues that women are being urged to embrace pornography in today's culture. She is joined by several authors who have written books about the current sexual state of America to discuss how pornography affects relationships as well as the effect porn has on children. Panelists include Nadine Strossen, author of "The Government Vs. Erotica," Nelson George, author of "Hip Hop America," Ariel Levy, author of "Female Chauvinist Pigs," Kay Hymowitz, author of "Liberation's Children," and Catherine Orenstein, author of "Little Red Riding Hood Uncloaked." This event was hosted by New School University in New York City.

Pamela Paul is the author of "The Starter Marriage and the Future of Matrimony" and a contributor to Time magazine. She is a former senior editor at American Demographics whose work has been featured in The Economist, Psychology Today, Marie Claire, and The New York Times Book Review.

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company, Inc. 175 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10010

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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 10:58 PM
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18. Reaching for Power: The Shi'a in the Modern Arab World
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Reaching for Power: The Shi'a in the Modern Arab World
Yitzhak Nakash

In "Reaching for Power" author Yitzhak Nakash examines what the rise of the Shi'a means for the Arab world. During the event the author chronicles Shi'i history and argues that in order for Iraq to achieve political success the country must be unified.

Yitzhak Nakash teaches Islamic and Middle East history at Brandeis University. He is the author of the book "The Shi'is of Iraq" and his articles have been featured in Foreign Affairs, Newsweek and the New York Times.

Publisher: Princeton University Press
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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 11:02 PM
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19. Take It Back: Our Party, Our Country, Our Future
From Publishers Weekly
An intelligent, carefully outlined strategy to seize power from the Republicans and restore it to its rightful place slightly left of center, this book (despite Carville's "Ragin' Cajun" claim to gonzo liberalism) is remarkably reasonable and cleverly calculated to appeal to a broad spectrum of Americans. Carville and Begala have a solid grasp of the issues that concern the majority of citizens: moral values, political corruption, taxes, health care, energy issues and, of course, the war in Iraq. They are most persuasive when arguing for seemingly common-sense policies: their energy plan-conservation, environmental remediation and making a "real commitment to alternative fuels"-is based on the handling of the energy crisis of the 1970s that saw the U.S. cut energy use and oil imports while growing the GDP. Regarding health care, the authors argue for allowing employers to buy into the Federal Employees Health Benefit Program, which offers 180 different plans to 9 million government employees. Some of the authors' arguments are harder to swallow; for example, the extremely speculative notion that had Al Gore been elected president, 9/11 could have been averted. And criticism of Republican leadership often devolves into name-calling and mudslinging. (Jack Abramoff, in a stroke of timely luck, receives his own section titled "The King of Republican Sleaze.") That aside, Carville's and Begala's book is a refreshing entry into a field long overcrowded by polarized, pedantic screeds.
Copyright Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/074327752X/qid=1142053...
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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 11:03 PM
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20. Black in the White House
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Black in the White House
Ron Christie

Author Ron Christie speaks at the Nixon Library and Birthplace in Yorba Linda, California about his new book Black in the White House. He provides an inside account of working for Vice President Cheney, for whom he worked from 2001 to 2002. After his term with the Vice President he began working for President George W. Bush as a Special Assistant to the President. Mr. Christie talks about the policymaking processes in the White House at the highest level, some of which he witnessed firsthand. The author also discusses the ways in which the Administration deals with the issues surrounding African-Americans and other minority groups in the United States.

From 2001 to 2002 Ron Christie served as deputy assistant to Vice President Dick Cheney for domestic policy and from 2002 to 2004 he served as Special Assistant to President George W. Bush for USA Freedom Corps. He is a frequent contributor to various programs on the Fox News Channel.

Publisher: Nelson Current P.O. Box 141000 Nashville, TN 37214

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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 11:04 PM
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21. Abolition Democracy: Beyond Empire, Prisons, and Torture
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Abolition Democracy: Beyond Empire, Prisons, and Torture
Angela Davis

Activist Angela Davis has written a new book titled, "Abolition Democracy: Beyond Empire, Prisons, and Torture." Professor Davis and her co-author Eduardo Mendieta make the case that racial persecution is still a prevalent notion in the United States prison system. She spoke at the 29th Annual Big 12 Conference on Black Student Government at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa.

Angela Davis is the author of numerous books including "Blues Legacies and Black Feminism" and the forthcoming "Prisons and Democracy." She has been an activist on behalf of political prisoners as well as an active member several different groups aimed at prison reform. Ms. Davis is currently a professor of history of consciousness at the University of California, Santa Cruz.


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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-12-06 11:26 AM
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50. kick!
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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 11:05 PM
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22. Purple Hearts: Back from Iraq
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Purple Hearts: Back from Iraq
Nina Berman

Nina Berman talks about the photographs she took of wounded Americans who served in Iraq. Ms. Berman explains why she decided to take the photographs and describes how she found the 20 veterans who ended up in her book, "Purple Hearts." The talk was hosted by the National Vietnam Veterans Art Museum (nvvam.org), where Ms. Berman's photographs will be displayed until April 30, 2006. Includes Q&A.

Nina Berman's work has appeared in Time, Mother Jones, Harper's, Geo, and National Geographic. She teaches at the International Center of Photography in New York City. "Purple Hearts" is her first book.

Publisher: Trolley 257 Church St #2 New York, NY 10013

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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 11:06 PM
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23. War and Faith in Sudan
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War and Faith in Sudan
Gabriel Meyer

Gabriel Meyer talks about the civil war in Sudan that has led to the death of an estimated 2.5 million Sudanese and the displacement of another 5 million. Mr. Meyer tells the story by focusing on the plight of the Nuba people who live in the mountains of central Sudan. He reads selections from the book and talks about the efforts of Sudanese Bishop Macram Max Gassis to bring attention to the conflict. The talk was hosted by the University of Notre Dame in Indiana. Includes Q&A.

Gabriel Meyer, whose work on Sudan appeared in the National Catholic Register, authored the script for the documentary, "The Hidden Gift: War & Faith in Sudan." He is the author of two novels: "In the Shade of the Terebinth" and "The Gospel of Joseph." For more about Gabriel Meyer and his work, visit www.warandfaithinsudan.com .
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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-12-06 12:52 PM
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51. on now kick!
:cry:
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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 11:07 PM
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24. After Words: David Vise interviewed by Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX)
After Words: David Vise interviewed by Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX)
Direct video link - http://www.booktv.org/ram/AfterWords/0306/arc_btv030406...

Description: This week on After Words, David Vise a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for the Washington Post describes "The Google Story." It started when two Stanford University PhD students created an internet search engine the mid-1990s. Using a combination of new technology and unconventional business practices the company continues to try and organize all information on the World Wide Web for free. He is interviewed Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX) Chairman, House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property.


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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 11:10 PM
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25. Creating Black Americans: African-American History and Its Meanings...
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Creating Black Americans: African-American History and Its Meanings, 1619 to the Present
Nell Irvin Painter
Direct video link - http://www.booktv.org/ram/history/0106/btv012806_1.ram

Nell Irvin Painter talks about African-Americans and African-American history as they are portrayed through art. Professor Painter discusses how she became interested in the subject and shows slides of some of the artwork that appears in her book. The talk was hosted by the Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco. Includes Q&A.

Nell Irvin Painter recently retired from her position as professor of American history at Princeton University. From 1997 to 2000, Professor Painter was head of the university's Program in African-American Studies. Her books include "Sojourner Truth: A Life, A Symbol" and "Standing at Armageddon: The United States, 1877-1919." For more information, visit Professor Painter's website at: www.nellpainter.com .

Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS 198 Madison Avenue New York, NY 10016

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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 11:11 PM
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26. 2005 National Book Critics Circle Awards - Nonfiction and Biography ....
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2005 National Book Critics Circle Awards - Nonfiction and Biography Finalists Readings

The 2005 National Book Critics Circle Awards were announced on March 3, 2006. Winners were chosen in six catagories: fiction, general nonfiction, biography, autobiography, criticism, and poetry. On March 2nd, nominees from each category read selections from their nominated books at the New School's Tishman Auditorium in New York City. This program features readings by nominees from the biography and nonfiction categories. The readers were: Martin Sherwin, Kai Bird, Carolyn Burke, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Ron Powers, Grant Ditzler, Caroline Moorehead, and Anthony Shadid.

The 2005 National Book Critics Circle Award winners were: E.L. Doctorow, "The March" (fiction); Svetlana Alexievich, "Voices from Chernobyl: The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster" (general nonfiction); Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin, "Amercian Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer" (biography); Francine du Plessix Gray, "Them: A Memoir of Parents" (autobiography); William Logan, "The Undiscovered Country: Poetry in the Age of Tin" (criticism); Jack Gilbert, "Refusing Heaven" (poetry). For a complete list of the finalists or for more information about the National Book Critics Circle, visit bookcritics.org.


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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 11:12 PM
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27. 2005 National Book Critics Circle Awards - Svetlana Alexievich
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2005 National Book Critics Circle Awards - Svetlana Alexievich

Russian journalist Svetlana Alexievich was recently awarded the National Book Critics Circle Award for General Nonfiction for her book, "Voices from Chernobyl." Last year, Ms. Alexievich talked about her book at the PEN American Center's New York Festival of International Literature. During this clip from that event, she discusses the accident at Chernobyl nuclear power plant in 1986 and talks about why she prefers telling the story through first person accounts. Laura Wolfson translates for Ms. Alexievich.

For more information about the National Book Critics Circle Awards, visit bookcritics.org.

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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 11:13 PM
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28. In Time of War: Hitler's Terrorist Attack on America
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In Time of War: Hitler's Terrorist Attack on America
Pierce O'Donnell

In June of 1942, eight German spies posing as civilians, landed in America with the intention of blowing up several major buildings and rail transportation centers across the country. In Pierce O'Donnell's new book, "In Time of War: Hitler's Terrorist Attack on America," the author chronicles how the plot unfolded and how the men were eventually turned in by one of their own before any of the attacks could take place. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt ordered the military trial that resulted in the execution of six of the eight defendants, an act which has been cited by President Bush as precendent for detaining enemy combatants in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Pierce O'Donnell is the co-author of "Fatal Subtraction" and has been named one of the "100 Most Influential Lawyers" by National Law Journal.

Publisher: The New Press 38 Greene Street, 4th Floor New York, NY 10013
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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 11:14 PM
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29. Bury the Chains: Prophets and Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire's ...
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Bury the Chains: Prophets and Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire's Slaves
Adam Hochschild

Adam Hochschild discusses his new book, "Bury the Chains," about the first mass movement to abolish slavery. Beginning his story in late 18th century England, Professor Hochschild tells the story of how and where the ideas to challenge the institution of slavery were developed and describes what inspired the men involved. He also talks about the slave revolts that occurred in Haiti and Jamaica during this time and how those actions played a role in ending slavery in the British Empire. Professor Hochschild's talk is accompanied by a visual presentation. He answers questions from the audience following his remarks. The talk was hosted by Eso Won Books in Los Angeles. On March 8th, Professor Hochschild was named the winner of the 2006 Lionel Gelber prize for best foreign policy book.

Adam Hochschild, co-founder of Mother Jones magazine, is the author of several books, including "Finding the Trapdoor: Essays, Portraits, Travels" and the more recent "King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa." He teaches writing at the Graduate School of Journalism at University of California at Berkeley.

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin 215 Park Avenue South New York, NY 10003

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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-12-06 11:04 PM
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63. on now kick!
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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-12-06 11:39 PM
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64. Thomas Clarkson - facinating!
The first time he thought about slavery was when he entered the Latin contest, and Slavery was the subject!...

Thomas Clarkson was among the foremost British campaigners against both slavery and the slave trade. He was born in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, on 28 March 1760 and educated at the grammar school there where his father, the Rev. John Clarkson, was headmaster. In 1775, he went to St. Paul's School in London where he excelled. He went up to Cambridge in 1780 where he was an outstanding student. His awareness of slavery originated in an essay, originally written in Latin, as an entry in a Cambridge University prize competition, which it won. (In fact, Clarkson had already won a BA competition, and he wanted and became the first person to win the MA competition as well.) The question - and there was only one - was "is it lawful to make slaves of others against their will?" (Anne Liceat Invitos in Servitutem Dare?) The question was set by the vice-chancellor, Peter Peckard, a man of liberal views who later wrote two abolitionist pamphlets himself. Although Clarkson knew nothing about this subject, it engaged his curiosity and he soon discovered the works of Anthony Benezet, which became at that stage his principal source. He also asked around, and found both students and others with personal experience of slavery and the slave trade. His research paid off and, after having written the essay (and collected the prize) he translated it into English, rather hurriedly he apologetically informs us, so that it could gain a wider audience. In 1786, the essay was published as An essay on the slavery and commerce of the human species, particularly the African, translated from a Latin Dissertation, which was honoured with the first prize in the University of Cambridge, for the year 1785. was among the foremost British campaigners against both slavery and the slave trade. He was born in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, on 28 March 1760 and educated at the grammar school there where his father, the Rev. John Clarkson, was headmaster. In 1775, he went to St. Paul's School in London where he excelled. He went up to Cambridge in 1780 where he was an outstanding student. His awareness of slavery originated in an essay, originally written in Latin, as an entry in a Cambridge University prize competition, which it won. (In fact, Clarkson had already won a BA competition, and he wanted and became the first person to win the MA competition as well.) The question - and there was only one - was "is it lawful to make slaves of others against their will?" (Anne Liceat Invitos in Servitutem Dare?) The question was set by the vice-chancellor, Peter Peckard, a man of liberal views who later wrote two abolitionist pamphlets himself. Although Clarkson knew nothing about this subject, it engaged his curiosity and he soon discovered the works of Anthony Benezet, which became at that stage his principal source. He also asked around, and found both students and others with personal experience of slavery and the slave trade. His research paid off and, after having written the essay (and collected the prize) he translated it into English, rather hurriedly he apologetically informs us, so that it could gain a wider audience. In 1786, the essay was published as An essay on the slavery and commerce of the human species, particularly the African, translated from a Latin Dissertation, which was honoured with the first prize in the University of Cambridge, for the year 1785.

much, much more... http://www.brycchancarey.com/abolition/clarkson.htm
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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-12-06 11:51 PM
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65. One of the most concise and educational speakers I've heard
in a long time. Highly recommended!
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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 11:15 PM
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30. The Secret Histories: Hidden Truths That Challenged the Past and ....
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The Secret Histories: Hidden Truths That Challenged the Past and Changed the World
John Friedman

Journalist and filmmaker John Friedman is the editor of "The Secret Histories: Hidden Truths That Challenged the Past and Changed the World," a collection of works from numerous journalists. The contributors write about instances in which corporate America, governments, and federal agencies have misled the general public only to exposed later. Included in the book are contributions from Edward R. Murrow, Bob Woodward, and Seymour Hersh on topics ranging from exposes on big tobacco to the connection between IBM and the Nazis during World War II. At this event at New York's Cooper Union, Mr. Friedman is joined by authors Philip Gourevitch and Mark Danner, who have written book-length exposes, and CBS correspondent Morley Safer.

John Friedman produced the Academy Award-winning documentary "Hotel Terminus: The Life and Times of Klaus Barbie" and is a regular contributor to The Nation. He recently co-directed the documentary "Stealing the Fire," about the history of weapons of mass destruction over the last sixty years.

Publisher: PICADOR 175 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10010

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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 11:16 PM
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31. My Dear Mr. Stalin: The Complete Correspondence of F.D.R. and Stalin
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My Dear Mr. Stalin: The Complete Correspondence of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Joseph V. Stalin
Susan Butler

"My Dear Mr. Stalin: The Complete Correspondence of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Joseph V. Stalin" is a comprehensive look at the letters the two leaders wrote to one another over a four-year period. The first letter was sent by President Roosevelt to Soviet leader Joseph Stalin after the Nazi's 1941 attack on the Soviet Union. The letters between the two leaders continued until Roosevelt's final letter sent on the day of his death in 1945.

In addition to "My Dear Mr. Stalin," Susan Butler is also the author of "East to the Dawn: The Life of Amelia Earhart."

Publisher: YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS 302 Temple Street New Haven, CT 06520

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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-10-06 11:18 PM
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32. Flight Capital: The Alarming Exodus of America's Best and Brightest
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Flight Capital: The Alarming Exodus of America's Best and Brightest
David Heenan

David Heenan talks about the increasing emigration of knowledge-based workers from the U.S. to their native countries, a process he refers to as the "reverse brain-drain." Mr. Heenan profiles four individuals - from Ireland, Iceland, Singapore, and Mexico - who immigrated to the U.S. to pursue a better life (or whose parents immigrated to the U.S. for this purpose) and then decided to move back. He talks about the national security and economic implications of this trend and explains why he thinks it is happening. The talk was hosted by the Commonwealth Club of California. Includes Q&A.

David Heenan, former senior executive with Citicorp and former dean of University of Hawaii's business school, is the author of "The New Corporate Frontier" and "The Re-United States of America." For more information, visit www.flight-capital.com .

Publisher: Davies-Black Publishing 1055 Joquin Road, Suite 200 Mountain View, CA 94943


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Kurovski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-11-06 12:44 AM
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33. K&R
There's a lot of interesting stuff on the schedule this weekend.

There don't appear to be too many right-wing bullshitters in the line-up this week. well, besides Begala and Carville I mean.

Kidding, KIDDING!...Kind of.

Hey, Ms. Viva, are you keeping it together over there? Are the kids behaving? As usual, many thanks for the schedule! :hi: :loveya:
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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-11-06 02:06 AM
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34. I can always count on you!
:loveya:

Life is good, sanity is mostly intact.
Kids are giving me grey hairs, it's ok though, they make a cream for that. :)
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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-11-06 11:48 AM
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35. Kick!
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Kurovski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-11-06 07:45 PM
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44. That little gif appears to be reading some stunning filth...
Ann Coulter, perhaps? it can't seem to stop reading.

Kick!
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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-12-06 12:45 AM
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48. It's your diary
ya pervert!

:)
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Kurovski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-12-06 02:20 PM
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52. It's funny you should mention that...
When I logged on today, one of those ads popped up that try to scare you into buying software gave a list of words "they" found on my computer. But in the list of filth, nowhere where the phrases "George W. Bush", "Cheney", or "Neo-Con".

For the first time in eight years of being online I'm getting all that spam everyone complains about--50 emails a day about all kinds of stuff, Cheap TEEVEES, viagra, MILF'S, DILF'S, you name it. And the grammar and spelling are the most obscene things of all! It sends me into a fury! Very annoying and offensive--terrible grammar and absolutely NO IMAGES!!

OH! And like YOUR diary would be subtitled "The Adventures Of A Northwestern Snow White as Told To Mother Theresa"! :-) Where's that frickin' finger-wagging icon when 'ya need it?
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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-12-06 02:23 PM
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53. My government compromised Yahoo! account has a great
spam filter, fwiw.

If you find the finger, lemme know. :)
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Kurovski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-12-06 02:49 PM
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54. My account just offered a program to block spam,
I've got to start it up, hopefully it will work because deleting and sorting through it all is time consuming. The tricky titles on email don't help either--one of them had the name of my nephew, and I was waiting for a reply to an email I sent to him.

If I find the finger, I'll give it to you, er...um...OH! you KNOW what I mean... :-)

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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-12-06 02:55 PM
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55. The spam that seems to come from a real contact is the worst.
I've told everyone to put a number in the subj line so I can tell the difference. But the filter at Yahoo! is very good.

On the other hand, I'm sure the reverse is also true and that the account is, uhm, not secure.

(Where's bin Laden, Mike? :hi: )
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Kurovski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-12-06 03:01 PM
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57. THE FINGER is in Viva's post below this!
Edited on Sun Mar-12-06 03:04 PM by Kurovski
Is there anything that woman CAN'T provide?
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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-12-06 03:04 PM
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59. LOL! There it is, in all its glory!
:rofl:
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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-12-06 02:56 PM
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56. Actually, mine is titled...
"I used to be Snow White... but I drifted."





finger wagger



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Kurovski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-12-06 03:03 PM
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58. Oh my gosh.
Or in other words, "Turn Me Over: Both Sides Now."
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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-12-06 03:07 PM
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60. and don't forget to baste!
:rofl:

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Kurovski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-12-06 03:17 PM
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61. So, when in the past you've posted about "preparing roasts",
was that euphemistic imagery?

I wonder if this going to be the first mod-deleted "BOOK TV" thread?.



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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-12-06 08:16 PM
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62. Your memory is almost scary!
And if this thread gets deleted, I'm blaming it on you!
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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-11-06 03:18 PM
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42. Thank you, Viva. K&R
:kick:
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Kurovski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-11-06 09:10 PM
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45. The Mailers are up now
Edited on Sat Mar-11-06 09:14 PM by Kurovski
Norman mentions "the Stupid majority" Hehe...talks about all the praying going on in Washington is praying to keep at least 52% of America stupid.

It's down to 34%, so we can assume those prayers are going unanswered.
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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-11-06 10:26 PM
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47. I thought eleny and I were the only ones watching!
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