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    Book Discussion on The Fierce Urgency of Now

    Julian Zelizer talked about his book, The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for The Great Society, about the importance of Congress to President…

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    Book Discussion on A Field Guide to Radiation

    Wayne Biddle talked about his book A Field Guide to Radiation, a primer on radiation and its impact, both positive and negative, on our world. This interview, conducted on the campus…

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    Book Discussion on The Cosmetic Gaze

    Professor Bernadette Wegenstein talked about her book, The Cosmetic Gaze: Body Modification and the Construction of Beauty. This interview is part of Book TV’s College Series.

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    Book Discussion on Generic

    Dr. Jeremy Greene talked about his book, Generic: The Unbranding of Modern Medicine, about the rise of the generic drug industry in the United States and the differences between brand…

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    After Words with Mike Huckabee

    Mike Huckabee talked about his book God, Guns, Grits, and Gravy, in which he presents his opinions on America’s contemporary political and cultural landscape. In his book, the…

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    Book Discussion on Empire of Mud

    J.D. Dickey talked about his book, Empire of Mud: The Secret History of Washington, D.C., about what Washington, D.C., was like during the 19th Century. In his book, he says that…

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    National Readathon Vignette, Part 3

    Viewers commented on National Readathon Day, an effort by Penguin Random House and the National Book Foundation to encourage people to foster the culture of reading by pledging to a…

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    Book Discussion on Live From New York

    James Andrew Miller and Tom Shales talked about their book Live From New York: The Complete, Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live as Told by Its Stars, Writers, and Guests. This…

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    New Books Being Published

    A list of new books being released the week of January 27, 2014.

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    National Readathon Vignette, Part 1

    Viewers commented on National Readathon Day, an effort by Penguin Random House and the National Book Foundation to encourage people to foster the culture of reading by pledging to a…

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    Watch Online: Nick Adams

    A video clip was shown to promote the online viewing of a Book TV program.

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    Book Discussion on Combat and Genocide on the Eastern Front

    Jeff Rutherford talked about his book, Combat and Genocide on the Eastern Front: The German Infantry’s War, 1941-1944, about combat and occupation policies of the German Army during…

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    Book Discussion on The Professor and the President

    Stephen Hess talked about his book, The Professor and the President: Daniel Patrick Moynihan in the Nixon White House, about the relationship between President Nixon and his one-time…

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    Book Discussion on The Global War on Morris

    Representative Steve Israel (D-NY) talked about his novel, The Global War on Morris, about a pharmaceutical salesman who gets caught up in a top-secret government surveillance program.…

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    Book Discussion on Abandoned America

    Matthew Christopher talked about his book Abandoned America: the Age of Consequnces, in which he documents, through photographs, the ruins of the American civilization (schools, prisons,…

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    Book Discussion on Fully Alive

    Timothy Shriver talked about his book, Fully Alive: Discovering What Matters Most, about what he learned throughout his life from people with intellectual disabilities, including his aunt,…

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    Book Discussion on The Worth of War

    Professor Benjamin Ginsberg talked about his book, The Worth of War, about the upside of war, and in which he argues that war is a driver of human progress. This interview, recorded on…

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    Book Discussion on Lone Star Nation

    Richard Parker talked about his book Lone Star Nation: How Texas Will Transform America, in which he argues that Texas, which was undergoing rapid changes, would have as big of an impact on…

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    After Words with Bret Stephens

    Bret Stephens talked about his book America in Retreat: The New Isolationism and the Coming Global Disorder, in which he argues that America’s enemies and competitors around the world…

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    Book Discussion on Warrior Diplomat

    Michael Waltz talked about his book, Warrior Diplomat: A Green Beret’s Battles from Washington to Afghanistan, about his experiences fighting the war on terror in Afghanistan and in…

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