Book Discussion on War Against the Weak: Eugenics

The Southern Festival of Books is an annual 3 day event held in downtown Nashville, Tennessee. This 3 hour program includes 4 authors… read more

The Southern Festival of Books is an annual 3 day event held in downtown Nashville, Tennessee. This 3 hour program includes 4 authors speaking from the Nashville Public Library. Edwin Black will discuss “War Against the Weak: Eugenics and America’s Campaign to Create a Master Race". Roy Morris, Jr. will then discuss "Fraud of the Century: Rutherford B. Hayes, Samuel Tilden, and the Stolen Election of 1876". Finally, Elizabeth Varon and James Baggett will appear together to present two books relating to the Civil War period. Mr. Baggett’s book is "The Scalawags: Southern Dissenters in the Civil War and Reconstruction” and Elizabeth Varon has written a biography: “Southern Lady, Yankee Spy: The True Story of Elizabeth Van Lew, a Union Agent in the Heart of the Confederacy.” Book TV will take viewer comments between these events. close

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Program ID:
178617-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
First Aired:
Oct 12, 2003
Last Aired:
Oct 13, 2003

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  • Oct 12, 2003 | 1:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 13, 2003 | 12:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 13, 2003 | 5:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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