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National Book Festival

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National Book Festival has hosted 40 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 2001 Appearance. The year with the most events was 2012 with five events. The year with the highest average number of views per video was 2018 with an average of 1,428 views per video. Most appearances with Peter Slen (108), Connie Doebele (27), James H. Billington (23). Most common tags: U.S. History, African American History, African Americans.

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    Author Discussion of Biographies

    Andrea Barnet, author of Visionary Women:How Rachel Carson, Jane Jacobs, Jane Goodall, and Alice Waters Changed Our World;"…

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    We Fed an Island

    Chef Jose Andres talked about his book, We Fed an Island: The True Story of Rebuilding Puerto Rico, One Meal at a Time, on…

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    Discussion on Economics

    Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Steven Pearlstein, author of Can American Capitalism Survive?, and Parag Khanna, author of…

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    Everybody Wants to Go to Heaven but Nobody Wants to Die

    University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutman and Professor Jonathan Moreno offered their thoughts on current state of…

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