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Rainy Day Books

Rainy Day Books is an independent bookstore in Fairway, Kansas a midtown suburb of Kansas City, Kansas, and one of the leading independent bookstores in the United States. It was founded on November 4, 1975 and is owned and operated by Vivien Jennings. Wikipedia*

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Rainy Day Books has hosted 11 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 1998 Interview. The year with the most events was 1999 with two events. The year with the highest average number of views per video was 2014 with an average of 3,762 views per video. Most appearances with Vivien Jennings (3), Jack Cashill (3).

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