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    Book Discussion on Stokely: A Life

    Peniel Joseph spoke about his book, Stokely: A Life, in which he examines the life and accomplishments of civil rights activist Stokely Carmichael. He spoke at the 2014 National Book…

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    Book Discussion on The Sibley Guide to Birds

    David Sibley talked about his book, The Sibley Guide to Birds, a comprehensive guide to North American bird identification. He spoke in the Science Pavilion of the 2014 National Book…

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    Book Discussion on 1177 B.C.

    Eric Cline talked about his book, 1177 B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed. He spoke in the Science Pavilion of the 2014 National Book Festival, which was held August 30 by the Library…

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    Book Discussion on Roosevelt's Second Act

    Richard Moe spoke about his book, Roosevelt’s Second Act: The Election of 1940 and the Politics of War, in which he recounts President Franklin Roosevelt’s decision to seek an…

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    Open Phones with Sally Satel

    Sally Satel talked about her book, Brainwashed: The Seductive Appeal of Mindless Neuroscience, in which she and co-author Scott Lilienfeld present an analysis of what she calls the…

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    Book Discussion on Sally Ride

    Lynn Sherr talked about her book, Sally Ride: America’s First Woman in Space, in which she recalls the life of Sally Ride, the first American woman in space. She spoke in the Science…

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    Open Phones with Michio Kaku

    Michio Kaku talked about his book, The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind, in which he discusses the latest advances in brain…

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    Book Discussion on The Lost Khrushchev

    Nina Khrushcheva spoke about her book, The Lost Khrushchev: A Journey Into the Gulag of the Russian Mind, in which she chronicles the life of Leonid Khrushchev, her grandfather and the…

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    Book Discussion on The End of Night

    Paul Bogard talked about his book, The End of Night: Searching for Natural Darkness in an Age of Artificial Light. He spoke in the Science Pavilion of the 2014 National Book Festival,…

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    Interview with Ilyasah Shabazz

    Ilyasah Shabazz spoke about her book, Malcolm Little: The Boy Who Grew Up to Become Malcolm X. She was interviewed at the 2014 National Book Festival, which was held by the Library of…

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    Book Discussion on Brainwashed

    Sally Satel talked about her book, Brainwashed: The Seductive Appeal of Mindless Neuroscience, in which she and co-author Scott Lilienfeld present an analysis of what she calls the…

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    Book Discussion on The Good Spy

    Kai Bird spoke about his book, The Good Spy: The Life and Death of Robert Ames, in which he chronicles the life and career of Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) operative Robert…

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    Book Discussion on The Smartest Kids in the World

    Amanda Ripley talked about her book, The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way. In her book she followed three American high-school students who each spent a year in a…

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    2014 National Book Festival, History and Biography Pavillion

    The 2014 National Book Festival took place on August 30, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Book TV programming included live event coverage from the history…

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    2014 National Book Festival, Science Pavilion

    The 2014 National Book Festival took place on August 30, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. C-SPAN programming included live event coverage from the science…

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    Book Discussion on HRC

    Amie Parnes and Jonathan Allen spoke about their biography, HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton, in which the co-authors look at Clinton’s political career since her…

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    National Book Festival Introduction

    Jennifer Gavin talked about the 2014 National Book Festival, which was held by the Library of Congress on August 30, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. She…

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    Phone Interview With Lawrence Knutson

    Lawrence Knutson spoke by phone about his book, Away from the White House: Presidential Escapes, Retreats, and Vacations.

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    Labor Trends, Productivity, and Jobs

    Veronique de Rugy and Lawrence Mishel talked about the state of the America worker and examined national trends in wages and productivity as well as the overall strength of the job market.

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    Tax "Inversions" and Burger King

    Fast food chain Burger King announced they would purchase a Canadian based company, a move that would allow it to save on taxes on its overseas entities. Martin Sullivan talked about…

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