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Monday, January 22nd 6:30pm

In 1942 Johnston is embarked in the aircraft carrier USS Lexington during the Battle of the Coral Sea. In addition to recording the crew's doomed effort to save the ship, Johnston displays great heroism, rescuing many endangered officers and men from the sea and...

Tuesday, January 23rd 6:30pm

Delve into today’s most pressing political discussions with Brookings Senior Fellow John Hudak. Join us on January 23rd to chat about Richard V. Reeves' Dream Hoarders.

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Monday, January 29th 6:30pm

When Henry McCollum was condemned to death in 1984 in rural North Carolina, death sentences were commonplace. In 2014, DNA tests set McCollum free. By then, death sentences were as rare as lethal lightning strikes. To most observers this national trend came as a surprise. What changed? Brandon Garrett has hand-collected and analyzed national data, looking for causes and implications of this...

Tuesday, January 30th 6:30pm

Bruce Riedel spent decades following the kings of Saudi Arabia and their American counterparts during his career at the CIA, the White House, and Brookings. Now, both countries have new, still-to be-tested leaders in President Trump and King Salman.  In his new book Kings and Presidents,...

Thursday, February 1st 6:30pm

Jim Byrd died. Technically. For a few minutes. The diagnosis: heart attack at age thirty. Revived with no memory of any tunnels, lights, or angels, Jim wonders what—if anything—awaits us on the other side.
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