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The Corruption of American Politics

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Wed, Sep 22 1999

Drew, Elizabeth- Political commentator; author, "The Corruption of American Politics: What Went Wrong and Why"

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Book Discussion: A Hero of Our Time by Mikhail Lermontov

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Mon, May 5 2014 - 5:30pm

This great Russian classic is set in the Caucasus during the reign of Tsar Nicholas I. Its Byronic anti-hero, Grigory Pechorin, is the prototype of the "superfluous man," often met in other Russian novels. A person of great ability, intelligence and charm, Pechorin can find no real outlet for his talents and becomes bitter, cynical and bored. He takes pleasure in manipulating others and inflicting pain. Read more »

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Long Journey to Stonewall: An Illustrated History

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Tue, Aug 12 2014 - 6:00pm

Nancy C. Unger, Ph.D., Professor of History, Santa Clara University Read more »

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Do We Need Governmental Secrecy? (08/17/71)

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Do We Need Governmental Secrecy?

Mike Gravel, Member, Alaska house of representatives, 1962-66; member from Alaska (Democrat), U.S. Senate, 1969-81; author, "The Senator Gravel Edition, The Pentagon Papers," 1971

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Do We Need Governmental Secrecy?

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Tue, Aug 17 1971

Gravel, Mike, 1930- Member, Alaska house of representatives, 1962-66; member from Alaska (Democrat), U.S. Senate, 1969-81; author, "The Senator Gravel Edition, The Pentagon Papers," 1971

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The Press

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Thu, Jan 24 1963

Conniff, Frank. - National editor, Hearst Newspapers, 1958-66; Democratic candidate for U.S. House of Representatives, 1964

Considine, Bob, 1906-1975. - Hearst correspondent (1968)

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