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    Communicators with Ted Koppel

    Ted Koppel talked about his book, Lights Out: A Cyberattack, a Nation Unprepared, Surviving the Aftermath, which examines the possibility of a cyberattack on the U.S. electrical…

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    Juan Williams on We the People

    Juan Williams talked about his book, We the People: The Modern-Day Figures Who Have Reshaped and Affirmed the Founding Fathers' Vision of America, as well as the 2016 presidential election.…

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    Panel Discussion on Biographies

    Panelists talked about writing biographies. Panelists included Terry Alford, author of Fortune’s Fool: The Life of John Wilkes Booth; Kirstin Downey, author of Isabella: The…

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    Panel Discussion on Publishing

    Panelists talked about book publishing. Panelists included Isaac Fitzgerald, editor of BuzzFeed Books; Maris Kreizman, publishing outreach lead for Kickstarter; Josh Raab, founder of…

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    Panel Discussion on Publishing

    Panelists talked about book publishing. Panelists included Nicole Dewey, executive director of publicity at Little, Brown; Bonnie Nadell, president of Hill Nadell Literary Agency; Dan…

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    Reading Lists for College Freshmen

    David Randall presented his report, Beach Books, on which books colleges assign to their incoming freshman classes to read prior to their first day. 

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    Voting Rights

    Michael Waldman talked about his book, The Fight to Vote, on the history voting rights in the U.S., contemporary voter registration laws and issues, the role of super-PACs (political action…

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    Book Stores in Savannah, Georgia

    Brief profiles of some of the book stores in Savannah, Georgia.

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    Biographer Lou Cannon on Writing

    Lou Cannon, President Ronald Reagan’s biographer, talked about his relationship with the former president and the challenges of writing books about a sitting president.…

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    Q&A with Carlos Lozada

    Carlos Lozada talked about books written by 2016 presidential candidates.

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    2015 American Book Awards

    The Before Columbus Foundation presented the winners of the 36th annual American Book Awards. This program contains language that some may find offensive.

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    Book Discussion on Collision

    Former Secretary of Defense William Cohen talked about his novel, Collision.

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    Asian Economies

    Representatives from the International Monetary Fund presented their book, The Future of Asian Finance, examining the challenges facing Asian financial markets and how they could evolve to…

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    In Depth with David Maraniss

    David Maraniss talked about his life and career and responded to viewer calls and questions. David Maraniss is the author of Once in a Great City: A Detroit Story. Other books include First…

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    Marcus Books

    Blanche Richardson talked about Marcus Books, the oldest independent African-American bookstore in the country. She shared the store’s history and its importance to the community…

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    Book Discussion on Last Act

    Craig Shirley talked about his book, Last Act: the Final Years and Emerging Legacy of Ronald Reagan, about President Ronald Reagan’s final years, including his retirement and his…

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    Minority Parties in Congress

    Matthew Green talked about his book, Underdog Politics: the Minority Party in the U.S. House of Representatives, in which he examines the power wielded by minority parties in…

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    Republican Party in 2016

    Henry Olsen talked about his book, Four Faces of the Republican Party: The Fight for the 2016 Presidential Nomination, about the political, cultural, and ideological composition of the…

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    Civil Liberties and National Security

    John Whitehead talked about his book, Battlefield America: The War on the American People, in which he argues the U.S. is on the verge of becoming what he calls a “police…

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    Prison and Sentencing Reform

    Jeffrey Smith talked about his book, Mr. Smith Goes to Prison, which chronicles his incarceration after pleading guilty to a charge of campaign fraud in 2009.

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