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National Book Festival

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National Book Festival has hosted 5 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 2001 Appearance. 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 1,288 views per program. Most appearances with Peter Slen (103), Connie Doebele (26), James H. Billington (23). Most common tags: U.S. History, African American History, African Americans.

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    President Carter

    Stuart Eizenstat, chief domestic policy adviser to President Jimmy Carter, recalled the tenure of America’s 39th president.…

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    Directorate S

    Steve Coll looked at the CIA’s secret wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan and the problematic relationship between the CIA and…

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    Chester B. Himes

    Lawrence Jackson recalled the life of author Chester B. Himes. He spoke at the 18th annual National Book Festival in…

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    Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright discussed her book, Fascism: A Warning, at the 18th annual National Book…

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