Los Angeles Times Festival of Books Open Phones

Street scenes were shown of the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of UCLA. Telephone lines were open for comments on… read more

Street scenes were shown of the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of UCLA. Telephone lines were open for comments on what viewers wanted to see on Book TV.

Publishers were interviewed. Katharine Freeman talked about her self-published book The Headline News Journal: 44th President Barack Obama. James Fugate, owner of EsoWan Books, talked about some of their titles by African Americans. James Britting, archivist of the Ayn Rand Institute, talked about the recurrent popularity of Atlas Shrugged.

BookTV crew members talked about their activities. Tiffany Rocque talked about watching the BookTV shoot of Bruce Chadwick talking about his book I Am Murdered: George Wythe, Thomas Jefferson, and the Killing That Shocked a New Nation (Wiley; January 9, 2009). Nik Raval talked about what he was reading. Sarah Howard Parker and Rebecca Stewart talked about the visitors to the C-SPAN Civics Bus.

This live coverage from the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of the University of California, Los Angeles began at 5:15 p.m. ET.

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Apr 26, 2009

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  • Apr 26, 2009 | 2:46am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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