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    Book Discussion on Encounters at the Heart of the World

    Elizabeth Fenn talked about her book, Encounters at the Heart of the World: A History of the Mandan People. She spoke in the History Pavilion of the 15th annual National Book Festival, held…

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    Book Discussion on The Return of George Washington

    Edward Larson talked about his book The Return of George Washington: 1783-1789, in which he examines the political career of George Washington. He speaks at the 15th annual National…

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    2015 National Book Festival

    Book TV presented live coverage of the 15th annual National Book Festival, held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

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    Book Discussion on Capital Dames

    Cokie Roberts talked about her book Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington, in which she looks at Washington, D.C., during the Civil War through the lives of women who…

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    Book Discussion on Our Declaration

    Danielle Allen talked about her book Our Declaration: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality, in which she talks about the Declaration of Independence. …

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    Open Phones with Ray Suarez

    Ray Suarez talked about his book, Latino Americans: The 500-Year Legacy That Shaped a Nation, and responded to viewer calls. He was interviewed at the 15th annual National Book Festival,…

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    Open Phones with Erika Lee

    Erika Lee talked about her book, The Making of Asian America: A History, and responded to viewer calls. She was interviewed at the 15th annual National Book Festival, held at the Walter E.…

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    Book Discussion on 1944

    Jay Winik talked about his book 1944: FDR and the Year That Changed History, in which he examines the political and military decisions that faced President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1944. He…

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    Open Phones with Buzz Aldrin

    Buzz Aldrin talked about his book, Welcome to Mars: Making a Home on the Red Planet, and responded to viewer calls.  He was interviewed at the 15th annual National Book Festival, held…

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    Open Phones with Evan Osnos

    Evan Osnos responded to viewer calls about his book, Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth and Faith in the New China after giving his book talk at the 15th annual National Book Festival,…

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    Book Discussion on Age of Ambition

    Evan Osnos talked about his book Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth and Faith in the New China, in which he reports on China’s current political and social landscape. The…

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    Open Phones with Evan Thomas

    Evan Thomas talked about his book, Being Nixon: A Man Diveded, and responded to viewer calls.  He was interviewed at the 15th annual National Book Festival, held at the Walter E.…

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    Open Phones with Tom Brokaw

    Tom Brokaw talked about his book, A Lucky Life Interrupted: A Memoir of Hope, and responded to viewer calls. He was interviewed at the 15th annual National Book Festival, held at the Walter…

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    Open Phones with David McCullough

    David McCullough talked about his book, The Wright Brothers, and responded to viewer calls. He was interviewed at the 15th annual National Book Festival, held at the Walter E.…

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    Book Discussion on The Train to Crystal City

    Jan Jarboe Russell talked about her book, The Train to Crystal City: FDR’s Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America’s Only Family Internment Camp During World War II, about…

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    Scenes from the National Book Festival

    Live scenes were shown from the National Book Festival held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., as information was given about the schedule of live coverage…

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    Book Discussion on The Quartet

    Joseph Ellis talked about his book, The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789, about why America’s newly independent states opted into a centralized…

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    Interview with Jeanne Theoharis

    Jeanne Theoharis talked about her book The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks, in which she recounts the life of civil rights activist Rosa Parks. She was interviewed at the 15th…

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    Book Discussion on The Harness Maker's Dream

    NIck Kotz talked about his book, The Harness Maker’s Dream: Nathan Kallison and the Rise of South Texas. He spoke in the History and Biography Pavilion of the 14th annual National…

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    Book Discussion on War! What Is It Good For?

    Ian Morris talked about his book, War! What Is It Good For?: Conflict and Progress of Civilizations from Primates to Robots. He spoke in the History and Biography Pavilion of the 14th…

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