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    Balancing Security and Liberty

    From the Steamboat Institute’s annual Freedom Conference, Jim Gilmore and Charlie Kirk participate in a debate on the issue of national security and privacy.

  • Discussion on Digital Campaigning

    Two campaign strategists discuss the role digital media has played in previous campaigns as well as how it will impact future candidates' bids for office.

  • Discussion on the 2014 NATO Summit

    Two foreign policy scholars preview and take audience questions on the upcoming 2014 NATO summit, being held in Wales, as well as President Obama’s scheduled trip to Estonia.

  • Discussion on the Future of Afghanistan

    Matthew Rosenberg, a New York Times foreign correspondent, discusses his recent expulsion from Afghanistan by national officials, as well as his outlook for the country’s political and security stability.

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    2014 National Book Festival

    BookTV is LIVE from the 14th annual National Book Festival from the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., including coverage from the history and biography pavilion and interviews with authors.

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  • Scottish Independence Debate

    Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond and pro-UK campaign leader Alistair Darling debate an independence referendum, which would end Scotland’s 305-year-old political union with England. Scotland will vote on the referendum on September 18.

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  • After Words: William Burrows

    William Burrows, an award-winning journalist and NYU professor emeritus, talks about his book, The Asteroid Threat: Defending Our Planet from Deadly Near-Earth Objects, in which he details several near-collisions between earth and asteroids.

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  • Q&A: Robert Katzmann

    Robert Katzmann, chief judge of the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals, discusses his book Judging Statutes, on his views about how federal judges should interpret laws passed by Congress and his belief in deciphering the intent of the law.

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  • Evolution Versus Creationism Debate

    Creation Museum founder Ken Ham and educator and television host Bill Nye debate the merits of evolution and creationism. The debate takes place at the Creation Museum in Petersburg, Kentucky.

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  • North Carolina U.S. Senate Debate

    North Carolina Democratic Senator Kay Hagan faces her challenger Republican Thom Tillis in their first debate in Raleigh.

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