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    Open Phones with Randall Kennedy

    Randall Kennedy talked about his book, For Discrimination: Race, Affirmative Action, and the Law, and also responded to viewer telephone calls and comments. br/ He spoke at the 2014 Miami…

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    Book Discussion on By the Book

    Pamela Paul, Nicholson Baker, Walter Mosley, Ann Patchett, and Francine Prose talked about Ms. Paul’s anthology, By the Book: Writers on Literature and the Literary Life from The…

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    Newsmakers with Representative Bill Flores

    Representative Bill Flores (R-TX) talked from Capitol Hill about the Republican Study Committee (RSC). He was elected November 18, 2014, to be the chair of the RSC for the 114th…

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    2014 Miami Book Fair International, Sunday

    Book TV presented live coverage of the 2014 Miami Book Fair International, held on the campus of Miami Dade College on November 22-23.

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to a variety of current event topics.

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    Iran Nuclear Negotiations

    Patrick Clawson talked about an approaching deadline for a nuclear disarmament deal between Western powers and Iran. Topics included the chances of an agreement and reports of another…

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    American Indian Treaties and Identity

    Panelists talked about treaties between the U.S. and American Indian nations as well as identity issues. br/ “Great Nations Keep Their Word” was a portion of a symposium hosted…

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    White House Immigration Proposals

    Francine Kiefer and Aaron Zitner talked about the political and legislative future of President Obama’s immigration reform proposals. They also discussed administration plans to…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, “Should former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton run for president in 2016?”

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    History of House Pages

    Matthew Wasniewski and Farar Elliott talked told the story of House pages from the early 1800s until the program was ended in 2011. Their presentations included artifacts from their…

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    Book Discussion on The Pity Party

    William Voegeli talked about his book, The Pity Party: A Mean-Spirited Diatribe Against Liberal Compassion, in which he takes a critical look at liberal compassion. In his book, he…

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    After Words with Sharyl Attkisson

    Sharyl Attkisson talked about her book, Stonewalled: My Fight for Truth Against the Forces of Obstruction, Intimidation and Harassment in Obama’s Washington, an account of allegedly…

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    Race in America

    Baratunde Thurston, author of How to Be Black, Tanner Colby, author of Some of My Best Friends Are Black, and Raquel Cepeda, author of Bird of Paradise, talked about race in America.…

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    Taverns of Pre-Revolutionary New York City

    Benjamin Carp talked about the link between alcohol and politics in Pre-Revolutionary New York City. Professor Carp said that as central meeting places, taverns stimulated discussions…

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    Book Discussion on The Sense of Style

    Steven Pinker talked about his book, The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century, in which he questions why so much of our writing today is…

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    Sexual Freedom in the 1950s

    John Bodnar talks about the idea of “sexual freedom” in the 1950s and the beginning of dissent against Cold War-era moral values. Professor Bodnar talked about how American…

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    Public Relations and the Ku Klux Klan

    Dale Laackman, author of For the Kingdom and the Power: The Big Money Swindle that Spread Hate Across America, talked about Bessie Tyler and Edward Clarke, the Public Relations experts who…

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    Communicators with Tim Hwang

    Tim Hwang talked about his company FiscalNote, which predicts what is likely to happen with legislation in Congress and state legislatures. FiscalNote makes the predictions using data…

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    Book Discussion on An Appetite for Wonder

    Richard Dawkins talked about his book, An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist. br/ He spoke at the 2014 Miami Book Fair International, held on the campus of Miami Dade College on…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Representative Bill Cassidy (R-LA) delivered the Republican weekly address. He described the defeat in the Democratic-controlled Senate of the Keystone XL pipeline as stifling American…

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