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    Interview with Amy Ellis Nutt

    Amy Ellis Nutt talked about her book, Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family. She was interviewed while at the 16th annual National Book Festival at the Book TV set at…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    In his weekly address, President Obama commemorated the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

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    Black Flags

    Joby Warrick talked about his book Black Flags, in which he reports on the rise of ISIS.* He spoke on the History and Biography Stage at the 16th annual National Book Festival, held at the…

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    Interview with Mary Roach

    Mary Roach talked about her book Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War, in which she discusses the science that is used to improve the effectiveness and safety of America’s military.…

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    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu U.N. General Assembly Address

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered remarks on the third day of the opening session of the 71st U.N. General Assembly. He countered many points of Palestinian President Mahmoud…

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    Rightful Heritage

    Douglas Brinkley talked about his book Rightful Heritage: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Land of America, in which he looks at President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s creation of many State Park…

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    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas U.N. General Assembly Address

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas delivered remarks at the opening session of the 71st United Nations General Assembly. He talked about the Palestinian people’s long-standing conflict with Israel, and…

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    Open Phones with Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

    Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor talked about her book From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation and responded to viewer comments and questions. She was interviewed while at the 16th annual…

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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 of the American presidents for young adults. He also responded to…

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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 the life of President George H.W. Bush. He spoke on the History…

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    President Obama U.N. General Assembly Address

    President Obama addressed the United Nations General Assembly for the final time. He called for a “course correction” to solve the world’s most pressing problems and promote global integration. He…

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    Lincoln's Views on Slavery and the 13th Amendment

    Daniel Crofts talked about his book, Lincoln and the Politics of Slavery: The Other Thirteenth Amendment and the Struggle to Save the Union. In his book, he describes how in 1861, Lincoln…

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    Open Phones with Representative John Lewis and Andrew Aydin

    Representative John Lewis (D-GA) and Andrew Aydin, Representative Lewis' digital director and policy adviser, talked about their book, March: Book Three, and responded viewer comments and…

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    Open Phones with Bob Woodward

    Bob Woodward talked about his book, i The Last of the President’s Men, and responded to viewer comments and questions. He was interviewed while at the 16th annual National Book Festival at…

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    Intelligence and National Security, Opening Remarks and Panel

    Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan made the opening remarks at an intelligence conference at George Washington University. He talked about challenges facing the U.S. intelligence operation. Then a panel of…

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    Hero of the Empire

    Candice Millard talked about her book Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill, in which she recalls the actions of future British Prime…

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    Interview with Jo-Ann Jenkins

    Jo-Ann Jenkins talked about her book, Disrupt Aging: A Bold New Path to Living Your Best Life at Every Age. She was interviewed while at the 16th annual National Book Festival at the Book…

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    Nation Museum of African American History and Culture Architect Interviews

    Key members of the design team responsible for the look and feel of the Smithsonian’s new National Museum of African American History and Culture spoke about their process. Interviewees…

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    Lafayette in the Somewhat United States

    Sarah Vowell talked about her book Lafayette in the Somewhat United States, in which she looks at the American Revolution through the eyes of the French-born Marquis de Lafayette. She spoke…

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    Preview of National Museum of African American History and Culture Grand Opening

    American History TV showed sights and sounds of the National Mall prior to the grand opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. This program included live…

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