538Nov 5, 2012
Book Discussion on Just Plain Dick
Kevin Matson, contemporary history professor at Ohio University, talked about his book, Just Plain Dick: Richard Nixon’s Checkers Speech and the ‘Rocking, Shocking’ Election of ...
325May 24, 2012
Book Discussion on Selecting a President
Eleanor Clift, contributing editor for Newsweek, explains the way the president of the United States is elected and reports that, although campaigns have modernized, the electoral system has ...
408Jul 26, 2011
Book Discussion on A New Voice for Israel
Jeremy Ben-Ami argued that Jewish Americans are not single-issue voters and are not represented by groups like The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). He says that a broader discussion ...
1,115Jul 14, 2011
Book Discussion on Clarence Darrow: Attorney for The Damned
John Farrell recounted the life and career of attorney Clarence Darrow (1857-1938). The author examined the defense attorney’s many noted cases, including his representation of Tennessee ...