Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

Live coverage of the 11th annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books Live on the campus of UCLA was shown. Segments are available… read more

Live coverage of the 11th annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books Live on the campus of UCLA was shown. Segments are available separately.

April 30, 2006.

1:30pm ET

History: The Old World in the New World

Joyce Appleby is the author of A Restless Past: History and the American Public and editor of The Best American History Essays 2006. Martin Dugard is the author of The Last Voyage of Columbus: Being the Epic Tale of the Great Captain’s Fourth Expedition, Including Accounts of Swordfight, Mutiny, Shipwreck, Gold, War, Hurricane, and Discovery. Sean Wilentz is the author of The Rise of American Democracy: Jefferson to Lincoln. Moderator: Steve Wasserman

2:30pm ET

Interview with Robert Scheer

3pm ET, from Saturday, April 29, 2006.

Iraq: Where Do We Go From Here?

Mark Danner is the author of The Secret Way to War: The Downing Street Memo and the Iraq War’s Buried History. Scott Ritter is the author of Iraq Confidential: The Untold Story of the Intelligence Conspiracy to Undermine the U.N. and Overthrow Saddam Hussein. Robert Scheer is the author of Playing President: My Relationships with Nixon, Carter, Bush I, Reagan and Clinton...and How They Did Not Prepare Me for George W. Bush. John Arquilla is the author of The Reagan Imprint: Ideas in American Foreign Policy From the Collapse of Communism to the War on Terror. Moderator: Marjorie Miller

4pm ET

Interview with John Arquilla

Live 4:30 pm ET

In War Time: Personal Stories From Iraq

John Crawford is the author of The Last True Story I’ll Ever Tell: An Accidental Soldier’s Account of the War in Iraq. Paul Rieckhoff is the author of Chasing Ghosts: A Soldier’s Fight for America from Baghdad to Washington. Moderator: Doug Smith

5:30pm ET

Interview with Quang Pham close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

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Apr 30, 2006

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