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The Open Mind

History's Double Standard

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Professor of American Legal History at Harvard University, Annette Gordon-Reed explores how the public view of Thomas Jefferson has changed since her Pulitzer Prize winning book, The Heminges of Monticello, was first published in 2008.

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The Open Mind

Rescuing the Middle Class Republic

Ganesh Sitaraman on his new book “The Crisis of the Middle Class Constitution”

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Rescuing the Middle Class Republic

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Tolerating Intolerance

Teresa Bejan of Oxford, on “Mere Civility: Disagreement and the Limits of Toleration.”

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Tolerating Intolerance

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The Story of Science

Doron Weber of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation on human understanding, science and the arts

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The Story of Science

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Taxation With Patriotism

Vanessa Williamson on her new book “Read My Lips: Why Americans Are Proud to Pay Taxes.”

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Taxation With Patriotism

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