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Powell's Books has hosted 8 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 1996 Tour. The year with the most videos was 1999 with eight videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2010 with an average of 1,972 views per program. Most appearances with Kevin Sampsell (4), Christopher Farley (3), Chet Orloff (2). Most common tags: About Books, Human Rights, World History.

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    Era of Ignition

    Actor and Times Up co-founder Amber Tamblyn talked about her book, Era of Ignition: Coming of Age in a Time of Rage and…

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    The Tangled Tree

    David Quammen reported on recent discoveries in molecular biology and how they affect our understanding of evolution.

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    Conservation biologist Thor Hanson explained the evolution of bees and their relationship to humans.

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    Word by Word

    Former Merriam Webster lexicographer Kory Stamper provided an inside look into the writing of dictionaries; from which words…

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