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    Book Discussion on Culture Worrier

    Clarence Page talked about his book, Culture Worrier: Selected Columns 1984-2014: Reflections on Race, Politics and Social Change, and responded to questions from the audience. He spoke in…

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    Book Discussion on The Partisan Divide

    Former Representative Martin Frost (D-TX) and journalist Richard Cohen talked about their book, The Partisan Divide: Congress in Crisis, which they wrote with former Representative Tom…

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    Book Discussion on Believer

    David Axelrod talked about his book, Believer: My Forty Years in Politics, and responded to questions from the audience. He spoke in the James Michener Non-Fiction Pavilion at the 2015…

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    Book Discussion on Freedom of Speech

    David Shipler talked about his book, Freedom of Speech: Mightier Than the Sword, and responded to questions from the audience. He spoke in the James Michener Non-Fiction Pavilion at the…

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    Book Discussion on Terms of Service

    Jacob Silverman talked about his book, Terms of Service: Social Media and the Price of Constant Connection, and responded to questions from the audience. He spoke in the James Michener…

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    Book Discussion on Becoming Madison

    Michael Signer talked about his book, Becoming Madison: The Extraordinary Origins of the Least Likely Founding Father, and responded to questions from the audience. He spoke in the James…

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    Book Discussion on The Other Trail of Tears

    Mary Stockwell talked about her book, The Other Trail of Tears: The Removal of the Ohio Tribes, about the removal of the Delaware, Seneca, Shawnee, Ottawa, and Wyandot Native American…

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    2015 Gaithersburg Book Festival

    Book TV aired live coverage of the 2015 Gaithersburg Book Festival from the James Michener Non-Fiction Pavilion on the grounds of City Hall in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

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    Book Discussion on Dog Whistles, Walk-Backs, and Washington Handshakes

    David Mark and Chuck McCuthcheon talked about their book, Dog Whistles, Walk-Backs, and Washington Handshakes: Decoding the Jargon, Slang, and Bluster of American Political Speech. They…

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    Book Discussion on The Book of Jezebel

    Anna Holmes talked about her book, The Book of Jezebel: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Lady Things. She spoke in the James Michener Non-Fiction Pavilion at the 2014 Gaithersburg Book…

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    Panel Discussion on the Book Industry

    Panelists talked about the book industry and connecting authors and readers. "Connecting Authors and Readers" was a panel at the James Michener Non-Fiction Pavilion at the 2014…

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    Book Discussion on Empty Mansions

    Bill Dedman, co-author of Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune, talked about the life and wealth of heiress Huguette Clark,…

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    Book Discussion on Collision 2012

    Dan Balz talked about his book, Collision 2012: Obama vs. Romney and the Future of Elections in America. He spoke in the James Michener Non-Fiction Pavilion at the 2014 Gaithersburg Book…

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    Book Discussion on This Town

    Mark Leibovich talked about his book, This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral-Plus, Plenty of Valet Parking!-in America’s Gilded Capital. He spoke in the James Michener Non-Fiction…

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    Panel Discussion on the World Wars

    Wil S. Hylton, author of Vanished: The Sixty-Year Search for the Missing Men of World War II, and John Ross, author of Enduring Courage: Ace Pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the Dawn of the Age…

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    Book Discussion on Through the Perilous Fight

    Steve Vogel talked about his book, Through the Perilous Fight: Six Weeks That Saved the Nation, in which he chronicles the British invasion of Chesapeake Bay and the burning of Washington…

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    Panel Discussion on Independent Bookselling

    Panelists talked about the book business from the perspective of independent booksellers.  This presentation was in the James Michener Non-Fiction Pavilion on the grounds of City Hall…

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    Book Discussion on The Alchemists

    Neil Irwin talked about his book, The Alchemists: Three Central Bankers and a World on Fire, in which he explores the events that resulted in the financial crisis of 2008. He responded to…

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    Book Discussion on The Violinist's Thumb

    Sam Kean talked about his book, The Violinist’s Thumb: And Other Lost Tales of Love, War, and Genius, as Written by Our Genetic Code, in which he explores the importance of…

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    Book Discussion on Capturing Camelot

    Kitty Kelley talked about her book, Capturing Camelot: Stanley Tretick’s Iconic Images of the Kennedys, in which she presents images taken by photojournalist Stanley Tretick of…

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