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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 334 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 2015 with an average of 573 views per program. Most appearances with Peter Slen (93), Connie Doebele (26), James H. Billington (23). Most common tags: U.S. History, African American History, African Americans.

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    Open Phones with Ken Burns

    Ken Burns talked about his book Grover Cleveland, Again!: A Treasury of American Presidents, in which he provides a history…

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    Destiny and Power

    Jon Meacham talked about his book Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush, in which he recalls…

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    The Witches

    Stacy Schiff talked about her book The Witches: Suspicion, Betrayal, and Hysteria in 1692 Salem, in which she recalls the…

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    Open Phones on the National Book Festival

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls on the 16th annual National Book Festival.

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