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Connections: Local female veterans discuss the challenges they face

When service members leave active duty for civilian life, they may face challenges. Female veterans report that they have specific hurdles that are hard...
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Fri, 11/08/2019 - 9:26am
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Connections: Rabbi Ariel Burger on his book, "Witness: Lessons from Elie Wiesel's Classroom"

The Rochester Jewish Book Festival kicked off this weekend, and we preview an upcoming talk with author and educator Rabbi Ariel Burger. Rabbi Burger...
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Mon, 11/04/2019 - 9:21am
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Connections: Author Sonja Livingston on her new book, "The Virgin of Prince Street"

Author Sonja Livingston is back in studio to discuss her newest work, a collection of essays called "The Virgin of Prince Street." It's an exploration...
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Fri, 09/27/2019 - 10:39am
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Connections: Author Jared Diamond on his new book, "Upheaval: Turning Points for Nations in Crisis"

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jared Diamond is in Rochester for a presentation at Monroe Community College. He has written a new book, "Upheaval:...
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Wed, 05/08/2019 - 11:50am
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Connections: Jeff Spevak on his new book, "22 Minutes"

Local writer Jeff Spevak has a new book out. It's called "22 Minutes" and it tells the story of Ernie Coleman, a sailor, carpenter, and Navy veteran who...
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Tue, 05/07/2019 - 10:27am
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Connections: Mary DeMocker on her book, “The Parents’ Guide to Climate Revolution"

Rochester native Mary DeMocker fell in love with nature as a young child, and now, she’s an author and climate activist. In her new book, “The Parents’...
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Thu, 04/04/2019 - 10:28am
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Connections: Professor Randy Curren and his new book, "Patriotic Education in a Global Age"

Should schools cultivate patriotism? It's one question among many about patriotism in schools and society addressed in a new book called “Patriotic...
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Fri, 09/07/2018 - 10:37am
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Connections: Tom Nichols, author of The Death of Expertise

Tom Nichols is the author of The Death of Expertise , a book that has become a smash success. It explores the decline in respect for experts in American...
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Mon, 05/07/2018 - 10:12am
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Connections: Women under Nazi rule

When we discuss the Holocaust and Nazi Germany’s tactics to create a so-called master race, we frequently talk about the atrocities committed in...
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Wed, 03/21/2018 - 12:59pm
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Connections: Author and historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

Laurel Thatcher Ulrich is the author of many books, and she coined the phrase "Well behaved women seldom make history." She's a feminist historian who...
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Thu, 11/16/2017 - 9:55am
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