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    Book Discussion on Decision Points

    Former President George W. Bush discussed his memoir about the defining moments of his life. He was interviewed by Michael Barone at Miami-Dade College.
    This was the inaugural event of…

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    Carol Blue Interview

    Carol Blue, the widow of author Christopher Hitchens, answered viewer questions submitted via Twitter, Facebook, and other electronic communications. This event took place at the 2012…

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    Politics and Culture Panel

    Authors talked about their books on politics and culture. They responded to questions from members of the audience.
    George Packer is the author of Interesting Times: Writings from a…

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    Authors on Christopher Hitchens' Mortality

    Martin Amis, Carol Blue, Cary Goldstein, and Robert Weil discussed Christopher Hitchens' book Mortality, in which Mr. Hitchens, while suffering from esophageal cancer, described the…

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    Book Discussion on Washington: A Life

    Ron Chernow talked about his biography, Washington: A Life, published in October 2010 by Penguin Press. He responded to questions from members of the audience.
    This event of the 27th…

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    Book Discussion on Team of Rivals

    Doris Kearns Goodwin talked about her book Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, published by Simon and Schuster. She described President Lincoln’s…

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    Cornel West and Tavis Smiley

    Cornel West, author of Hope on a Tightrope: Words and Wisdom (Hay House, November 1, 2008), and Tavis Smiley author of the forthcoming book Accountable: Making America as Good as Its…

    1,464 views
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    Open Phones with Jeremy Scahill

    Jeremy Scahill talked about his book, Dirty Wars: The World is a Battlefield, in which he chronicles the war against terrorism being fought around the world by elite soldiers serving with…

    1,355 views
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    Authors Discussion

    Mr. Hochschild spoke about his book King Leopold’s Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa. The book discussed the colonization of the Congo by Belgium…

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    Book Discussion on Why Are Jews Liberals?

    Norman Podhoretz talked about his book Why Are Jews Liberals? (Doubleday; September 8, 2009). In his book the former editor-in-chief of Commentary magazine attempts to answer the question…

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    Points of View

    Mr. Hitchens and Mr. Rieff each talked about his book, with an emphasis on the use of language, euphemisms, definitions of words, and in reference to Iraq and North…

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    Book Discussion on Fidel: Hollywood's Favorite Tyrant

    Inside the BookTV Bus, Humberto Fontova was interviewed about his book Fidel: Hollywood’s Favorite Tyrant, published by Regnery Publishing. He spoke about the media’s…

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    Panel Discussion on American Leaders

    Doris Kearns Goodwin, author of The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism, and A. Scott Berg, author of Wilson, talked about their books at…

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    Book Discussion on The Shock Doctrine and Blackwater

    Naomi Klein talked about her book and the current economic crisis and bail out. Jeremy Scahill then talked about his book and the situation in Iraq. They then responded to…

    1,054 views
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    Dave Barry and Frank McCourt

    Dave Barry is the author of thirty books and was a syndicated humor columnist for twenty-five years. His latest book, Dave Barry’s History of the Millennium (So Far), is a…

    993 views
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    Book Discussion on Bailout

    Author Neil Barofsky talked about his book, Bailout: An Inside Account of How Washington Abandoned Main Street While Rescuing Wall Street, in which he argues that the $700 billon Troubled…

    979 views
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    Book Discussion on Going Clear

    Lawrence Wright talked about his book, Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief, in which he reports on the Church of Scientology. In his book, the author, who…

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    Panel on War

    Authors talked about their books on war. They responded to questions from members of the audience.
    Sebastian Junger is the author of War, recounting the fourteen months he spent…

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    Book Discussion on Back to Blood

    Tom Wolfe spoke about his novel, Back to Blood, in which he presented several observations on the city of Miami. Mr. Wolfe also answered questions from the audience. He spoke…

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    Book Discussion on Heretics and Heroes

    Thomas Cahill talked about his book, Heretics and Heroes: How Renaissance Artists and Reformation Priests Created Our World, in which he discusses the developments in Western thought…

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