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  • 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.

  • 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.”

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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 Justin Gest

    After Words with Justin Gest

    Will the U.S. face a shift in its majority minority demographics? George Mason University professor Justin Gest looked at six countries that experienced changing demographics in the past and how each responded. He was interviewed by Pew Research Center’s Mark…

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  • <em>From Warsaw with Love</em>

    From Warsaw with Love

    Former Washington Post correspondent John Pomfret recounted how Poland assisted the U.S. in rescuing six intelligence officers in Iraq in the lead-up to Operation Desert Storm and the continued alliance between the two countries. This was a virtual event…

  • <em>Race Crazy - BLM, 1619, and the Progressive Racism Movement</em>

    Race Crazy - BLM, 1619, and the Progressive Racism Movement

    Seeking Educational Excellence (SEE) executive director Charles Love argued that Black Lives Matter and the 1619 Project are a danger to the future of American democracy. AM560 Radio’s “The Answer” in Chicago hosted this event.

  • <em>The Recruiter</em>

    The Recruiter

    Retired senior CIA operations officer Douglas London provided an inside look into how he recruited foreign agents prior to and after the September, 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. This was a virtual event hosted by the Middle East Institute in Washington, D.C.

  • <em>Madame Fourcade's Secret War</em>

    Madame Fourcade's Secret War

    Lynne Olson talked about her book, Madame Fourcade’s Secret War: The Daring Young Woman Who Led France’s Largest Spy Network Against Hitler, in which she recalled the life of Marie-Madeleine Fourcade, the leader of the French Resistance intelligence organization,…

  • <em>South to America</em>

    South to America

    Princeton University African American studies professor and native Alabaman Imani Perry provided a history of America through her travels in the South. The Palm Beach Book Festival in Florida hosted this event.

  • Author Discussion on Women in World War II

    Author Discussion on Women in World War II

    Erika Robuck, author of The Invisible Woman, and Stephanie Dray, author of The Women of Chateau Lafayette," discussed the role of women in World War II. This event is from the Virtual Gaithersburg Book Festival.

  • <em>Sleeper Agent</em>

    Sleeper Agent

    Ann Hagedorn profiled American-born Soviet spy, George Koval, who was able to secure security clearance to the U.S. atomic bomb project and relay confidential information to the Soviet Union during the Cold War. This was a virtual event hosted by the…

  • <em>The Spymaster of Baghdad</em>

    The Spymaster of Baghdad

    Former New York Times Baghdad bureau chief Margaret Coker spoke about a covert Iraqi intelligence unit that targeted ISIS. The Savannah Book Festival in Georgia hosted this program.

  • Author Discussion on History and Racial Inequality

    Author Discussion on History and Racial Inequality

    Atlantic staff writers Adam Harris (The State Must Provide) and Clint Smith (How the Word Is Passed) discussed their books on history and racial inequality. They spoke at the 2022 Annapolis Book Festival in Maryland.

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