2010 Texas Book Festival, Saturday

A retransmission of live coverage by Book TV from the 2010 Texas Book Festival on Saturday, October 16th (11am-6pm ET). The schedule… read more

A retransmission of live coverage by Book TV from the 2010 Texas Book Festival on Saturday, October 16th (11am-6pm ET). The schedule was:

11:00am - Noon ET

Back to Life: Humanizing Medical Mysteries

Molly Caldwell Crosby, Asleep: The Forgotten Epidemic that Remains One of Medicine’s Greatest Mysteries

Rebecca Skloot, [The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks[

12:15 - 1:00pm ET

Eugene Robinson

Eugene Robinson, Disintegration: The Splintering of Black America

1:15-2:15pm ET

Age of Titans Panel

H.W. Brands, American Colossus: The Triumph of Capitalism, 1865-1900

T.J. Stiles, The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt

James McGrath Morris, ]Pulitzer: A Life in Politics, Print, and Power]

2:30 - 3:30pm ET

¡Poder!: Mexican American Civil Rights Struggles in Texas

David Montejano, Quixote’s Soldiers: A Local History of the Chicano Movement, 1966-1981

Cynthia Orozco, No Mexicans, Women, or Dogs Allowed: The Rise of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement

Emilio Zamora, Claiming Rights and Righting Wrongs in Texas

3:45 - 4:45pm ET

Michele Norris in Conversation with Isabel Wilkerson

Michele Norris, The Grace of Silence: A Memoir

Isabel Wilkerson, The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration

5:00 - 6:00pm ET

Witness to an Execution: Capital Punishment in America

Thomas Cahill, A Saint on Death Row: How a Forgotten Child Became a Man and Changed a World

David R. Dow, The Autobiography of an Execution

Robert K. Elder, Last Words of the Executed

Various taped programs were shown during intermissions. close

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2010 Texas Book Festival, Saturday

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Program ID:
295989-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Public Affairs Event
Location:
Austin, Texas, United States
First Aired:
Oct 17, 2010

Airing Details

  • Oct 17, 2010 | 12:06am EDT | C-SPAN 2