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    Saturday Book and Author Luncheon: Media Talks

    The Saturday Book and Author Luncheon featured some of the nation’s top media commentators on one panel discussing their upcoming works. The discussion became heated at…

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    After Words with Cokie Roberts

    Cokie Roberts talked about her book Ladies of Liberty: The Women Who Shaped Our Nation, published by William Morrow. In her book Ms. Roberts tells the story of some of early…

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    U.S.-China Trade Issues

    Witnesses testified about U.S. trade relations with China. Among the issues the addressed were the size of the trade deficit with China, copyright and intellectual property…

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    Tribute to Life of Betty Friedan

    The achievements and legacy of Betty Friedan (1921 - 2006) were recognized. Ms. Fridan was the author of The Feminine Mystique in 1963 and one of the co-founders of the National…

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    Funniest Celebrity in Washington

    In an annual charity event, various Washington celebrities did a stand-up comedy routine to raise money for the Johns Hopkins Childrens' Hospital. The recent contested election figured…

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    Laura Bush Keynote Address

    Laura Bush talked about the importance of literacy domestically and abroad. 

    This was the keynote address at the 2008 Association of American Publishers General Annual Meeting at the…

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    How Congress Affects Our Daily Lives

    Participants spoke to students about how actions taken in Congress affect the daily lives of Americans. Among the issues they addressed were the government’s role in disaster…

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    When Every Moment Counts Book Party

    Mr. Lyons, President of Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, hosted a book party for Sen. Frist, author of When Every Moment Counts, at Mr. Lyons' home in Washington,…

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    Book and Author Breakfast

    The 20002 Blackboard awards were given out in the beginning of this program. Quincy Jones and Dr. Juwanza were not present to receive their awards. Following this,…

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    Permanent Normal Trade Relations for China

    Following a meeting with President Clinton, current and former officials spoke to reporters about the meeting and about the need to grant permanent normal trade relations with…

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    Powerful Women in Publishing

    Moderated by Ms. Michaels and Ms. Swart, publishing industry leaders discussed their work and shared how they started and made it to the top of their profession. They also…

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    Celebration of Books Awards Luncheon

    The awards luncheon featured a panel of authors talking about their upcoming books. Mr. Jordan is the author of Vernon Can Read!, published by PublicAffairs/Perseus Books Group;…

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    Sunday Book and Author Breakfast

    The panelists discussed their forthcoming books as well as other aspects of their life and works. The panelist were: Madeleine Albright, author of Madame Secretary, from Miramax;…

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    Book Retailers Panel Discussion

    Mr. Kirshbaum moderated a panel discussion on the role of retailers in the world of books and publishing. Ms. Blake, Mr. McMillon, Mr. Kaplan, and Mr. Olilla…

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    BookExpo America Introduction, Day 1

    In a brief interview, Ms. Schroeder talked about the events of the exposition and the book industry challenge of increasing public notice. She also discussed was the effect of the…

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    Women Presidential Candidates

    Participants talked about the prospects for electing the first woman president. In a keynote speech Ms. Schroder talked about a variety of issues including her experiences and…

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    Privacy Issues at Libraries and Bookstores

    Representative Bernie Sanders announced the reintroduction of the Freedom to Read Protection Act. The legislation was originally introduced in 2003 to amend the Foreign Intelligence…

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    Celebration of Books Awards Luncheon

    Mr. Cahill was the keynote speaker during the Celebration of Books awards. He is the author of The Gifts of the Jews and other books. He spoke about history as the stories of…

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    Book and Author Lunch

    Mr. Hamill discussed his new novel, Forever, which will be published by Little, Brown and Company in November 2002. Mr. Arledge discussed his memoir Roone, which will be published…

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    Publishers and Writers

    Ms. Schroeder and Mr. Tasini talked about issues that traditionally separate writers and publishers, and took questions from the audience.

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