426Aug 7, 2013
Book Discussion on Collision 2012
Dan Balz, chief correspondent at the Washington Post, talked about his book, Collision 2012: Obama vs. Romney and the Future of Elections in America, in which he recounts the 2012 ...
156May 19, 2012
Book Discussion on First Contact
Marc Kaufman talked about his book, First Contact: Scientific Breakthroughs in the Hunt for Life Beyond Earth. He showed slides during his presentation and responded to questions from members ...
559May 8, 2012
Book Discussion on Yours in Truth
Jeff Himmelman recounts the forty-five year career of the Washington Post’s Ben Bradlee, vice president at large and former executive editor of the newspaper. Utilizing access to ...
634Feb 22, 2012
Book Discussion on The Emergency State
David Unger spoke about his book The Emergency State, which examined the growth and persistence of U.S. national security agencies and services since World War II. Among the topics ...
10,274Feb 6, 2012
Book Discussion on All In: The Education of General Petraeus
Former Army officer Paula Broadwell talked about David Petraeus' military career and his impact on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. General Petraeus gave her access to himself and his team for ...
1,439Jan 12, 2012
Book Discussion on The Obamas
Jodi Kantor examines the relationship between President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama. She reports on the changes to the couple’s relationship as they entered the White House ...
1,426Jan 6, 2012
Book Discussion on Pity the Billionaire
Thomas Frank questions why, following the 2008 economic collapse, there has not been more public outrage against those who benefit most from the economic system. He argues that instead of a ...
167Mar 30, 2011
The Future of Politics & Prose Bookstore
Bradley Graham talked by telephone about the future of Politics & Prose Bookstore. Earlier in the week he and his wife, Lissa Muscatine, had committed to purchase the independent book store.