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100 Years Later: Economic and Political Lessons from World War I

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by author and historian David Pietrusza to discuss the 100th anniversary of America's entry into World War I, how it helped us become the dominant superpower of the 20th Century, and what lessons we can take away from The Great War.

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Has Their Ever Been an Election Like This?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Allysen Efferson and historian David Pietrusza. We'll get his take on this crazy presidential election, how it stacks up against history, and if there has ever been a politician like Donald Trump.

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Jonathan Last on the Christmas Virtues

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Allysen Efferson to talk with David Pietrusza about his latest book, then Jonathan Last discusses last night's CNN debate and his latest book, The Christmas Virtues.

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Remembering December 7, 1941

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss calls for tech companies to go after ISIS online, and a recent opera performance he saw at the Met. Then David Pietrusza is here to commemorate the anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack in 1941, and tell us how the Japanese were able to pull off such a large surprise attack.

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A Veterans Day Tribute

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by author David Smith to discuss his book on Audie Murphy, then Allysen Efferson discusses the struggles of being a military wife, finally, our resident historian David Pietrusza talks about the history of Veterans Day.

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A History of Presidential Debates

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by David Pietrusza to discuss the history of presidential debates and how they have changed in the 24-hour news era. Then, Andrew Stiles of the Washington Free Beacon gives his breakdown of last night's Democratic debate. Finally, Kevin Burgess recaps last night's historic win for the Cubs at Wrigley Field.

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Ben Carson’s Controversial Comments, and Scott Walker’s Sudden Exit

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Aaron Blake to discuss Carly Fiorina's post debate bounce and if Trump has staying power. Then Alex Isenstadt details Scott Walker's exit from the race. Finally David Pietrusza talks about the death of Yogi Berra and the Pope's visit.

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Pentagon to Drastically Increase Use of Drones

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Gordon Lubold to talk about the Obama Administration's plan to sharply increase drone use for both intel and lethal means. Then Allysen Efferson and David Pietrusza discuss the 17th anniversary of the Clinton-Lewinsky scandal.

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The History and Importance of Independence Day

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by David Pietrusza. We'll talk about the early celebrations of Independence Day, how the holiday has changed over the years, and why we shouldn't erase our nation's history.

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The 200th Anniversary of Napoleon’s Defeat at Waterloo

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by David Pietrusza to discuss today's 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, some of the forgotten players, and how Napoleon, one of the greatest generals of all time, was defeated at his most important battle.

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Play Ball!

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by David Pietrusza to discuss the origins of baseball, why Babe Ruth is the most influential ball player ever and how to make Pete Rose forgettable.

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David Pietrusza on Sing Sing in the 1930s

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by author and historian David Pietrusza to discuss his latest book about Sing Sing prison in the 1930s, the process of self-publishing a novel and baseball's Opening Day.