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    Book Discussion on Timeless

    Lucinda Franks talked about her book, Timeless: Love, Morgenthau, and Me. The 2015 Roosevelt Reading Festival was held by the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in…

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    Book Discussion on When Books Went to War

    Molly Guptill Manning talked about her book, When Books Went to War: The Stories that Helped Us Win World War II. The 2015 Roosevelt Reading Festival was held by the Franklin D. Roosevelt…

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    Book Discussion on The First Lady of Radio

    Stephen Drury Smith talked about his book, The First Lady of Radio: Eleanor Roosevelt’s Historic Broadcasts. An excerpt from a broadcast was played. The 2015 Roosevelt Reading…

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    Book Discussion on When Government Helped

    Sheila Collins and Gertrude Schaffner Goldberg talked about their book, When Government Helped: Learning from the Successes and Failures of the New Deal. The 2015 Roosevelt Reading Festival…

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    Book Discussion on A Quiet Victory for Latino Rights

    Patrick Lukens talked about his book, A Quiet Victory for Latino Rights: FDR and the Controversy Over "Whiteness". The 2015 Roosevelt Reading Festival was held by the Franklin D. Roosevelt…

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    Book Discussion on Harry Hopkins

    Christopher O’Sullivan talked about his book, Harry Hopkins: FDR’s Envoy to Churchill and Stalin. The 2015 Roosevelt Reading Festival was held by the Franklin D. Roosevelt…

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    Book Discussion on Buckley and Mailer

    Professor Kevin Schultz talked about his book, Buckley and Mailer: The Difficult Friendship that Shaped the Sixties. He spoke with University of Chicago professor Jane Dailey.…

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    2015 Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest, Sunday

    Book TV was live at the 2015 Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest on June 6-7, 2015. The event is the largest free outdoor literary event in the Midwest.

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    Book Discussion on Unforgettable

    Scott Simon talked about his memoir, Unforgettable: A Son, a Mother, and the Lessons of a Lifetime. This event took place in the north auditorium of Jones College Prep High School at…

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    Book Discussion on Leaving Orbit

    Margaret Lazarus Dean talked about her book, Leaving Orbit: Notes from the Last Days of American Spaceflight. She spoke with Robert Polito, author of Hollywood and God. “Space Age:…

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    Book Discussion on Days of Rage

    Bryan Burrough talked about his book, Days of Rage: America’s Radical Underground, the FBI, and the Forgotten Age of Revolutionary Violence. He spoke with Rick Perlstein, author of…

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    Book Discussion on The Hidden History of America at War

    Kenneth C. Davis talked about his book, The Hidden History of America at War: Untold Tales from Yorktown to Fallujah. He spoke with Mark Jacob, author of 10 Things You Might Not Know About…

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    Book Discussion on Dead Wake

    Erik Larson talked about his book, Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania. He spoke with Chicago Tribune reporter Rick Kogan and responded to questions from members of the…

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    Book Discussion on The Birth of the Pill

    Jonathan Eig talked about his book, The Birth of the Pill: How Four Crusaders Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution. He spoke with Chicago Tribune columnist Mary Schmich. “Jonathan…

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    Book Discussion on Jimmie Lee and James

    Steve Fiffer and Adar Cohen talked about their book, Jimmie Lee and James: Two Lives, Two Deaths, and the Movement that Changed America. They were joined by Reverend Joseph Ellwanger and…

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    Book Discussion on Believer and Culture Worrier

    David Axelrod, author of Believer: My Forty Years in Politics, and Clarence Page, author of Culture Worrier: Selected Columns 1984-2014: Reflections on Race, Politics and Social Change,…

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    2015 Book Expo America Introduction

    A live scene of the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City was shown as schedule information was given of Book TV’s taped coverage from the 2015 BookExpo America, the…

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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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