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  • In Depth with Steven Hayward

    In Depth with Steven Hayward

    Author Steven Hayward joins Book TV to talk and take calls about leadership, Ronald Reagan’s political career, and the American conservative movement. His books include “The Age of Reagan” (2 vols.) and “Patriotism Is Not Enough.”

  • After Words with Christine Emba

    After Words with Christine Emba

    Washington Post columnist Christine Emba offered her thoughts on sexual consent and societal attitudes toward sex in the 21st century. She was interviewed by author Donna Freitas.

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  • Books by David McCullough

    Books by David McCullough

    Book TV looked at books by Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough.

  • After Words with Betsy DeVos

    After Words with Betsy DeVos

    Former Education Secretary Betsy DeVos spoke about her time serving in the Trump administration and offered her thoughts on education reforms to fix schools. She was interviewed by Jeb Bush, former Governor of Florida.

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  • After Words with Greg Bluestein

    After Words with Greg Bluestein

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution political reporter Greg Bluestein looked at the events that led to Georgia turning purple in the 2020 presidential election and talked about its significance in future state and national elections. He was interviewed by Washington…

  • <em>Chasing the Light</em>

    Chasing the Light

    Director and screenwriter Oliver Stone spoke about his life and film career. The Palm Beach Book Festival in Florida hosted this event.

  • <em>Stop the Killing</em>

    Stop the Killing

    Katherine Schweit, former head of the FBI’s Active Shooter Program, talked about how to end mass shootings in the United States. This event was hosted by the American Writers Museum in Chicago.

  • <em>How We Do Family</em>

    How We Do Family

    Trystan Reese spoke about his pregnancy, family, and LGBTQ parenthood as a transgender man. This virtual program was hosted by Powell’s Books in Portland.

  • Open Phones with Lily Geismer

    Open Phones with Lily Geismer

    Claremont McKenna College history professor Lily Geismer argues that over the last forty years the Democratic party has exacerbated economic inequality. She took viewer phone calls about her book at the 2022 Tucson Festival of Books held at the University of…

  • <em>False Alarm</em>

    False Alarm

    Bjorn Lomborg, president of the Copenhagen Consensus Center, argued that overblown fears of climate change are costing time and resources that are badly needed elsewhere. This event was part of the 2022 Steamboat Institute Energy Conference held in Steamboat…

  • <em>Moonshot</em>


    Pfizer chair and CEO Dr. Albert Bourla chronicled his company’s efforts to develop the first vaccine for COVID-19. The Commonwealth Club of California hosted this virtual event.

  • <em>Tearing Us Apart - How Abortion Harms Everything and Solves Nothing</em>

    Tearing Us Apart - How Abortion Harms Everything and Solves Nothing

    Authors Ryan Anderson and Alexandra DeSanctus discussed the Supreme Court’s reversal of Roe. v. Wade and their book on the abortion debate in America. The Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C., hosted this event.

  • <em>Sandy Hook - An American Tragedy and the Battle for Truth</em>

    Sandy Hook - An American Tragedy and the Battle for Truth

    New York Times features writer Elizabeth Williamson reported on the years following the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting as parents of the victims defended themselves against conspiracy theorists. Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C., hosted this…

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