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National Book Festival

The National Book Festival is a public book event organized and sponsored by the Library of Congress, typically delivered annually. The Festival not only encourage Americans to read but also gather the Librarians trade for update the latest news and changes in libraries around the world. Wikipedia*

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The National Book Festival has 355 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was in a 2001, National Book Festival Gala. The year with the most videos was 2012 with 36 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2017 with an average of 1,108 views per program. Most appearances with Peter Slen (98), Connie Doebele (26), James H. Billington (23). Most common tags: U.S. History, African American History, African Americans.

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    The Earth Is Weeping

    Peter Cozzens talked about his book, The Earth Is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West. He spoke…

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    Sea Power

    Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander James Stavridis talked about his book, Sea Power: The History and Geopolitics of the…

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    American Ulysses

    Ronald White talked about his book, American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant. He spoke at the 17th annual National Book…

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    Madame President

    Helene Cooper talked about her book, Madame President: The Extraordinary Journey of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, about the life of Ellen…

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