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Strand Bookstore

The Strand Bookstore is an independent bookstore located at 828 Broadway, at the corner of East 12th Street in the East Village neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City, two blocks south of Union Square. In addition to the main location, the store's Central Park kiosk is open on fair weather days at the corner of Fifth Avenue and East 60th Street. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Strand Bookstore has hosted 65 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 1996 Tour. The year with the most events was 2006 with three events. The year with the highest average number of views per video was 2007 with an average of 1,897 views per video. Most appearances with Nancy Bass Wyden (26), Sabir Sultan (12), Fred Bass (3). Most common tags: Arts & Literature, Gender Issues, Religious Issues.

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    Mike Duncan talked about the Marquis de Lafayette and his role in the American and French Revolutions. The Strand Book Store…

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    Undoing Drugs

    Author Maia Szalavitz argued for harm reduction policies to address drug addiction. This virtual event was hosted by the…

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    Life on the Line

    New York Times journalist Emma Goldberg followed the lives of six young doctors who worked to fight the COVID-19 pandemic in…

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