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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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National Book Festival has hosted 54 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 2001 Appearance. The year with the most events was 2012 with seven events. The year with the highest average number of views per video was 2018 with an average of 1,766 views per video. Most appearances with Peter Slen (146), Connie Doebele (27), James H. Billington (23). Most common tags: U.S. History, African American History, African Americans.

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    Open Phones With David Rubenstein

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    Open Phones With Will Bunch

    Will Bunch shared his views on how higher education broke the American Dream and increased political division. He spoke at…

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    Conversation on the Modern Essay

    Morten Høi Jensen, Shawn McCreesh, and Becca Rothfeld discussed the role of the modern essay in today’s literary…

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    Interview with Nick Offerman

    Actor and author Nick Offerman talked about his book, Where the Deer and the Antelope Play. He spoke at the 2022 Library of…

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