Peter Osnos
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Peter Osnos

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Peter Osnos was a Founder, President and CEO for the PublicAffairs Books with 38 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1994 Forum as a Publisher for the Times Books. The year with the most videos was 1998 with three videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2018 with an average of 1,026 views per program as a Founder and Editor at Large for the PublicAffairs Books. Most appearances with Brian Lamb (4), Connie Doebele (4), Susan Swain (3). Most common tags: Book Business, About Books, Vietnam War.

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Founder, President and CEO, PublicAffairs Books c. January 1, 1997 - c. June 1, 2005 Videos: 26 Founder and Editor at Large, PublicAffairs Books c. June 1, 2005 - December 31, 2020 Videos: 8 Executive Director, Caravan Project c. June 1, 2005 - c. January 1, 2009 Videos: 1 Publisher, Times Books c. January 1, 1994 - c. December 31, 1996 Videos: 3

Recent Appearances

  • Vietnam War Reflections

    Vietnam War Reflections

    Vietnam War veterans and former U.S. Senators Chuck Hagel and Bob Kerrey were among those who looked back at the end of the…

  • Vietnam 50 Years Later: Post-War Vietnam

    Vietnam 50 Years Later: Post-War Vietnam

    Vietnam after the American war ended in 1973 was discussed by Columbia University historian Lien-Hang Nguyen, former U.S.…

  • About Books With Peter Osnos

    About Books With Peter Osnos

    Longtime publishing executive Peter Osnos discussed political books and his role in some of the genre’s bestsellers in recent…

  • <em>George Soros - A Life in Full</em>

    George Soros - A Life in Full

    PublicAffairs Books founder Peter Osnos, Ford Foundation president Darren Walker, and Democracy Alliance president Gara…

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