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May 2008
Audio
The Constitution and the Court in 2008
May 13th, 2008
Akhil Reed Amar, Kenneth W. Starr, Benno C. Schmidt, Jr. (Moderator)

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Benno Schmidt moderates a debate between Akhil Reed Amar and Kenneth W. Starr, as they tackle the current direction of the Supreme Court and the future of Constitutional law.
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May 2008
Audio
George Washington on Leadership
May 5th, 2008
54 minutes, 43 seconds
Richard Brookhiser, Richard Snow

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Richard Brookhiser and Richard Snow discuss the leadership qualities that enabled George Washington’s success in three distinguished careers: as a businessman, general, and president.

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April 2008
Audio
Ladies of Liberty
April 9th, 2008
51 minutes, 46 seconds
Cokie Roberts

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Veteran reporter and political analyst Cokie Roberts celebrates great American women and discusses her newest book.

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April 2008
Audio
The Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War
April 4th, 2008
55 minutes, 43 seconds
Drew Gilpin Faust, David W. Blight

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Two renowned Civil War historians – Drew Gilpin Faust and David W. Blight – examine the lives that were irrevocably changed by the Civil War and the mental and physical suffering of a nation.

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April 2008
Audio
Lincoln, Bush, and the War Powers of the Presidency
April 3rd, 2008
67 minutes, 56 seconds
Michael Oreskes, Frank J. Williams, Benno C. Schmidt, Jr. (Moderator)

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Benno C. Schmidt, Jr., moderates this lively discussion about the parallels between the administrations of Abraham Lincoln and George W. Bush and their interpretations of the Constitution during war time. With Michael Oreskes and Frank J. Williams.

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