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    Panel Discussion on Race and Politics

    Panelists at the Harlem Book Fair talked about race and politics. Samuel Roberts is the author of Infectious Fear: Politics, Disease, and the Health Effects of Segregation, Nell Irvin…

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    Panel Discussion on African-American Identity

    Panelists at the Harlem Book Fair talked about African-American identity. Nell Irvin Painter is the author of The History of White People, Noliwe Rooks is the author of Hair Raising:…

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    Book Discussion on Spectacle

    Pamela Newkirk discusses her book, Spectacle: The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga, with Khalil Gibran Muhammad, director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. “Pride…

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    Panel Discussion on Economics

    Panelists at the Harlem Book Fair talked about economics. Dalton Conley is the author of Being Black, Living in the Red: Race, Wealth, and Social Policy in America, William Tabb is the…

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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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    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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    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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