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    Book Discussion on Freedom: The Story of My Second Life

    Malika Oufkir talked about her book Freedom: The Story of My Second Life, published by Miramax. 

    She was interviewed on the BookTV Bus at the 2006 Texas Book Festival.

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    Book Discussion on The Moral Landscape

    Sam Harris talked about his book The Moral Landscape: How Science Can Determine Human Values. He argues that most people are mistaken about the relationship between morality and the rest of…

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    Book Discussion on The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

    Sherman Alexie talked about his young adult novel The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, published by Little, Brown Young Readers. It is a semi-autobiographical chronicle of…

    2,779 views
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    Book Discussion on Disintegration: The Splintering of Black America

    Eugene Robinson talked about his book Disintegration: The Splintering of Black America. In his book he argues that, through decades of desegregation, affirmative action, and immigration,…

    2,425 views
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    2010 Texas Book Festival, Saturday

    A retransmission of live coverage by Book TV from the 2010 Texas Book Festival on Saturday, October 16th (11am-6pm ET). The schedule was:
    11:00am - Noon ET
    Back to Life: Humanizing Medical…

    2,306 views
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    Book Discussion on Empire of the Summer Moon

    Sam Gwynne talked about this book, Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History. He was interviewed by…

    2,188 views
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    Panel Discussion on 50th Anniversary of the Kennedy Assassination

    Panelists talked about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Panelists included Howard Willens, author of History Will Prove Us Right: Inside the Warren Commission…

    1,660 views
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    Book Discussion on The River of Doubt

    Candice Millard talked about her book The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt’s Darkest Journey, published by Doubleday. The book is about Theodore Roosevelt’s trip down an…

    1,592 views
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    Panel on American Debt

    Authors talked about their books on the history of the American debt crisis. They responded to questions from members of the audience. Paul Stekler moderated.
    “Show Me the…

    1,288 views
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    Michele Norris in Conversation with Isabel Wilkerson

    Two journalists talked about their books and an exploration of “the hidden conversation on race” taking place in the country. They also responded to questions from members…

    1,271 views
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    Book Discussion on The Man Who Saved the Union

    Author H.W. Brands talked about his book, The Man Who Saved the Union: Ulysses Grant in War and Peace, in which he argued that Grant was an idealistic and compassionate president whose…

    1,187 views
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    Mexican-American Civil Rights Struggles in Texas

    Historians talked about the history of Mexican-American civil rights struggles in Texas. Their recent books each examine different historical periods when Mexican Americans have…

    1,179 views
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    Book Discussion on Do Not Ask What Good We Do

    Author Robert Draper talked about his book, Do Not Ask What Good We Do: Inside the U.S. House of Representatives, in which he discusses how the 112th Congress could drop to a 9 percent…

    1,118 views
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    Border Drug Wars Panel

    Authors talked about their books about the drug wars along the U.S.-Mexico border. They responded to questions from members of the audience.
    Ed Vulliamy is the author of Amexica: War…

    1,051 views
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    Capital Punishment in America

    Authors talked about capital punishment. They also responded to questions from members of the audience. Professor Patterson moderated. 
    Thomas Cahill is the author of A Saint…

    987 views
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    Panel on Mexican Drug Cartels

    Authors Ioan Grillo and Sylvia Longmire discussed their books with documentary filmmaker Ricardo Ainslie. They responded to questions from members of the audience.
    “The Narco…

    960 views
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    Book Discussion on Gunfight: The Battle Over the Right to Bear Arms in America

    Adam Winkler talked about his book Gunfight: The Battle Over the Right to Bear Arms in America. He was interviewed by Mr. Dunham and responded to questions from members of the…

    941 views
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    Humanizing Medical Mysteries

    Authors talked about their books on people involved in medical science. Freelance science writer Juli Berwald moderated. The panelists responded to questions from members of the…

    902 views
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    Book Discussion on Drug War Zone

    Howard Campbell talked about his book Drug War Zone: Frontline Dispatches from the Streets of El Paso and Juárez (University of Texas Press; October 15, 2009). For this book about the drug…

    898 views
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    Book Discussion on Top Secret America

    Dana Priest talked about her book Top Secret America: The Rise of the New American Security State. In her book she argues that the top-secret world that the government created in response…

    847 views
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