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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 Salem Witch Trials. She spoke on the History and Biography Stage at…

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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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    Paintings of 19th Century Washington, D.C.

    Artist Peter Waddell showed his paintings of historical moments in 19th century Washington, D.C. Depictions included the White House, the U.S. Capitol, and George Washington’s Mount Vernon…

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    Montana Gubernatorial Debate

    Candidates for Montana’s gubernatorial race, incumbent Governor Steve Bullock (D) and Greg Gianforte (R), took part in a debate. Topics included coal, gun control, taxes, education, and…

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    Most Blessed of the Patriarchs

    Annette Gordon-Reed and Peter Onuf talked about their book "Most Blessed of the Patriarchs": Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination, in which they examine the intellectual…

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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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    Weekly Republican Address

    The weekly Republican address was delivered by Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL). He talked about the fight against terrorists on American soil.

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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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