Upcoming Programs

  • After Words with Meg Kissinger

    After Words with Meg Kissinger

    Meg Kissinger talks about her family’s struggle with mental illness and her coverage of mental health care in America as a journalist.

  • <em>Created Equal</em>

    Created Equal

    Dr. Ben Carson, HUD secretary under President Trump, talks about his book “Created Equal” and suggests ways to preserve the American Dream for generations to come.

Featured Programs

  • After Words with Cara Fitzpatrick

    After Words with Cara Fitzpatrick

    Chalkbeat editor Cara Fitzpatrick looked at the school choice movement and the future of education in America. She was interviewed by Washington Post education reporter Moriah Balingit.

  • After Words with Loren Grush

    After Words with Loren Grush

    Journalist Loren Grush detailed the history and experiences of the six women selected in 1978 to become America’s first female astronauts. She was interviewed by former NASA deputy administrator Lori Garver.

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  • About Books with Colette Bancroft

    About Books with Colette Bancroft

    Tampa Bay Times book critic Colette Bancroft previewed some of the most anticipated non-fiction books being released this fall. About Books also reported on the latest publishing industry news.

  • <em>Seeing Through the Smoke</em>

    Seeing Through the Smoke

    Dr. Peter Grinspoon used medical data to look at both the benefits and dangers of marijuana as well as areas where more research is needed. This event was hosted by the Harvard Book Store.

  • <em>Surf When You Can</em>

    Surf When You Can

    Former Captain Brett Crozier spoke about lessons learned from his leadership in the U.S. Navy, including his decision to leak a letter to superiors requesting help for his sailors during the COVID-19 pandemic, which resulted in his losing command of the USS…

  • In Depth with Jeff Guinn

    In Depth with Jeff Guinn

    Investigative journalist and author Jeff Guinn joined Book TV from the Tucson Book Festival to talk and take calls about American outlaws and history. His books include The Last Gunfight, Manson, and Waco.

  • <em>Kings of Their Own Ocean</em>

    Kings of Their Own Ocean

    Investigative journalist Karen Pinchin explored the life of bluefin tuna and the people that catch them as well as the impact of climate change and overfishing. This event was hosted by the Strand Book Store in New York City.

  • <em>The Individualists</em>

    The Individualists

    University of San Diego philosophy professor Matt Zwolinski, co-author of The Individualists, talked about the history of libertarianism from the 1850s to today. This interview was conducted at FreedomFest, an annual libertarian conference held in 2023 in…

  • <em>What the Dead Know</em>

    What the Dead Know

    Barbara Butcher talked about being a death investigator in New York City. Over her 20+ year career she has investigated over 5,500 death scenes, including 680 homicides. This event was hosted by the Free Library of Philadelphia.

  • <em>The Measure of Our Age</em>

    The Measure of Our Age

    Elder justice expert M.T. Connolly offered her thoughts on how to improve the systems designed to protect senior citizens. Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C., hosted this event.

  • <em>The Great Reset</em>

    The Great Reset

    Marc Morano, publisher of ClimateDepot.com, argued that global elites are using the COVID pandemic and the threat of global warming to reshape the global economy and keep citizens under control. This event was hosted by the Liberty Forum of Silicon Valley in…

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