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Powell's Books

Powell's Books is a chain of bookstores in Portland, Oregon, and its surrounding metropolitan area. Powell's headquarters, dubbed Powell's City of Books, claims to be the largest independent new and used bookstore in the world. Wikipedia*

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Powell's Books has hosted 50 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 1996 Tour. The year with the most events was 1999 with eight events. The year with the highest average number of views per video was 2010 with an average of 2,103 views per video. Most appearances with Kevin Sampsell (6), Christopher Farley (3), Chet Orloff (2). Most common tags: Science & Technology, Human Rights, U.S. History.

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    Being Seen

    Deafblind author Elsa Sjunneson discussed how disabilities are represented in media. This event was hosted by Powells' Books…

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    The Nineties

    Chuck Klosterman looked back at the social, political, and technological happenings of the nineties, marked by the growth of the…

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    Police Brutality and White Supremacy

    Former professional basketball player Etan Thomas looked at the impact of police violence, racism, and white supremacy in America…

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    Against White Feminism - Notes on Disruption

    Attorney and columnist Rafia Zakaria argued that feminism is centered on the voices of white women. Powell’s Bookstore in…

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