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Speaker: lessons from forty years in coaching and politics.

Denny Hastert is one of the most powerful men in America - and yet chances are you know little or nothing about him. And Denny Hastert likes it that…

Surprise, security, and the American experience.

Historian John Lewis Gaddis' study of the concept of homeland security.

An Interview with Ken Auletta.


Ken Auletta is interviewed as part of the Booknotes Oral History Project on 16 July 2014. Mr. Perlstein discusses his appearance on C-SPAN's Booknotes…

Brian Lamb at R.R. Donnelly plant.


Brian Lamb visits the R.R. Donnelly plant in Harrisonburg, Virginia, where the first Booknotes book was printed.