Profile of Busboys and Poets with Andy Shallal
Book TV cameras have recorded numerous author events at Busboys and Poets; a “community gathering place” in Washington, DC… read more
Book TV cameras have recorded numerous author events at Busboys and Poets; a “community gathering place” in Washington, DC founded in 2005. In this program we take a look behind the scenes during a book reception for Annie Leonard’s The Story of Stuff. This program includes clips from previous Book TV programs, interviews with owner Andy Shallal and bookstore manager Don Allen and an impromptu tribute to Mr. Shallal by consumer advocate Ralph Nader. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Don Allen Manager Busboys and Poets->14th and V.
- Medea Benjamin Co-Founder CodePink: Women for Peace
- Joan Claybrook President Emeritus Public Citizen
- Laurie Emrich Consultant
- Annie Leonard Activist
- Ralph Nader Representative DemocracyRising.us
- Anas "Andy" Shallal Owner Busboys and Poets
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