2011 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, Saturday

LIVE coverage from the 2011 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books from the University Park Campus of the University of Southern California… read more

LIVE coverage from the 2011 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books from the University Park Campus of the University of Southern California was shown. Programming included event coverage, author interviews, and viewer call-in segments. 

This program is a re-airing of the live coverage. Individual programs can be viewed under the program ID numbers given.

SATURDAY SCHEDULE

2:00 PM ET 299192-3

Panel: “Inconvenient Truths”

Erik Conway and Naomi Oreskes, Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming

Seth Mnookin, The Panic Virus: A True Story of Medicine, Science, and Fear

Timothy Ferris, The Science of Liberty: Democracy, Reason, and the Laws of Nature

3:00 PM ET 299192-4

Interview/Call-in with Garrett Graff, The Threat Matrix: The FBI at War in the Age of Global Terror

3:30 PM ET 299192-5

Panel: “History, Identity & Purpose: Califonia, Chicanos, & Beyond”

Daniel Hernandez, Down & Delirious in Mexico City: The Aztec Metropolis in the Twenty-First Century

Mario Garcia and Sal Castro, Blowout!: Sal Castro & the Chicano Struggle for Educational Justice

Miriam Pawel, The Union of Their Dreams: Power, Hope, and Struggle in Cesar Chavez’s Farm Worker Movement

4:30 PM ET 299192-6

Interview/Call-in with Larry Flynt & David Eisenbach, One Nation Under Sex: How the Private Lives of Presidents, First Ladies and Their Lovers Changed the Course of American History

5:00 PM ET 299192-7

Panel: “American History: Blood & Back Rooms”

Thomas Powers, The Killing of Crazy Horse

Jim Newton, Justice for All: Earl Warren and the Nation He Made

6:00 PM ET 299192-8

Interview/Call-in with Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, The Dressmaker of Khair Khan: Five Sisters, One Remarkable Family, and the Woman Who Risked Everything to Keep Them Safe

6:30 PM ET 299192-9

Panel: “Boiling Point: Climate, Population, & Environment”

Mark Kurlansky, The World Without Fish: How Kids Can Help Save the Oceans

Matthew Kahn, Climatopolis: How Our Cities Will Thrive in the Hotter Future

Judith Lewis, Journalist

Laurence Smith, The World in 2050: Four Forces Shaping Civilizations' Northern Future close

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

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2011 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, Saturday

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Program ID:
299192-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Public Affairs Event
Location:
Los Angeles, California, United States
First Aired:
May 1, 2011

Airing Details

  • May 01, 2011 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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