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  • In Depth with Lance Morrow

    In Depth with Lance Morrow

    Author, essayist and journalist Lance Morrow joins Book TV to talk and take calls about American culture, politics, and history. Mr. Morrow’s many books include The Chief and the forthcoming The Noise of Typewriters: Remembering Journalism.

  • After Words with Saket Soni

    After Words with Saket Soni

    Author Saket Soni retells the story of how a group of men from India came to the U.S. as guest workers and became trapped in forced labor.

Featured Programs

  • After Words with Philip Bump

    After Words with Philip Bump

    Washington Post columnist Philip Bump examined how baby boomers have impacted the U.S economy and political system and how future generations will fare. He was interviewed by Millennial Action Project president Layla Zaidane.

  • After Words with Representative Ken Buck

    After Words with Representative Ken Buck

    Representative Ken Buck (R-CO) argued that big tech companies like Apple and Google are hurting commerce and censoring speech. He was interviewed by Wall Street Journal reporter Ryan Tracy.

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  • <em>Criminal (In)Justice</em>

    Criminal (In)Justice

    Manhattan Institute senior fellow Rafael Mangual argued that defunding the police and introducing more leniency in the criminal justice system would disproportionately harm Black and brown Americans. This virtual event was hosted by the Manhattan Institute in…

  • <em>The Kaepernick Effect</em>

    The Kaepernick Effect

    Nation magazine sports editor Dave Zirin explored how former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s 2016 on-field political protests created a conversation on race and policing as well as the reemergence of the activist athlete. This was a virtual event hosted by…

  • <em>No Justice, No Peace</em>

    No Justice, No Peace

    Photojournalist Devin Allen talked about his coverage of the Black Lives Matter movement and the inspiration that came from Gordon Parks, who photophraphed an earlier generation of civil rights activists. This event was hosted by the Enoch Pratt Free Library…

  • <em>Confidence Man</em>

    Confidence Man

    Pulitzer prize-winning New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman chronicled the life of Donald Trump and his presidency. The Montclair Public Library in New Jersey sponsored this program.

  • <em>Crisis of Command</em>

    Crisis of Command

    Former Marine Lt. Col. Stuart Scheller, who was court-martialed for publicly criticizing the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, argued that America’s generals and politicians are leading the country astray. This event was hosted by Gourmeltz in Fredericksburg,…

  • Discussion on Critical Race Theory and Victimhood

    Discussion on Critical Race Theory and Victimhood

    The Heritage Foundation’s Jonathan Butcher (Splintered: Critical Race Theory and the Progressive War on Truth) and the American Enterprise Institute’s Ian Rowe (Agency ) discussed their books. This event was held at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C.…

  • <em>The Age of AI</em>

    The Age of AI

    Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and former Google CEO Eric Schmidt talked about artificial intelligence and the way it is transforming our society. This virtual event was hosted by the Council on Foreign Relations.

  • <em>Overreach: How China Derailed Its Peaceful Rise</em>

    Overreach: How China Derailed Its Peaceful Rise

    Susan Shirk, who serves as chair of the University of California’s 21st Century China Center, discussed China’s ascension to power and its approach to foreign policy. The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco hosted this event.

  • <em>No Escape</em>

    No Escape

    Hudson Institute senior fellow Nury Turkel, who was born in a Chinese re-education camp, talked about China’s surveillance and repression of the Uyghurs who reside in the northwest province of Xinjiang. This virtual event was hosted by the Hudson Institute in…

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