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  • Socialism vs Capitalism

    Socialism vs. Capitalism

    Thom Hartmann on the gray area between socialism and capitalism, including the lines between where the private sector ends, and the public sector begins.

    C-SPAN clip by CSPANCLASSROOM
    • 6 minutes
    • 7,567 views
  • Jacqueline Woodson Harbor Me

    Jacqueline Woodson: Harbor Me

    Author Jacqueline Woodson talks about the characters in her book "Harbor Me."

    C-SPAN clip by mcgorry
    • 6 minutes
    • 2,828 views
  • The Great Depression and Public Policy

    The Great Depression and Public Policy

    Author Amity Shlaes talks about the various public policy attempts to stimulate the economy during the Great Depression.

    C-SPAN clip by cmcandrew
    • 7 minutes
    • 1,618 views
  • The Results of Bush v Gore

    The Results of Bush v. Gore

    Joan Biskupic, author and journalist, talked about the results of the Supreme Court case Bush v. Gore.

    C-SPAN clip by tgrane
    • 2 minutes
    • 1,231 views
  • Cokie Roberts on her fathers disappearance

    Cokie Roberts on her fathers disappearance

    Cokie Roberts on her fathers disappearance

    C-SPAN clip
    • 48 seconds
    • 1,192 views
  • The Impact of WEB DuBois and Marcus Garvey

    The Impact of W.E.B DuBois and Marcus Garvey

    Author and historian Peniel Joseph talked about how W.E.B DuBois and Marcus Garvey influenced the Black Power movement and the civil rights movement.

    C-SPAN clip by tgrane
    • 5 minutes
    • 1,031 views
  • Jacqueline Woodson Writing Style

    Jacqueline Woodson: Writing Style

    Jacqueline Woodson talks about poetry, audience, themes and issues that influence her writing.

    C-SPAN clip by mcgorry
    • 3 minutes
    • 734 views
  • Lincoln and the 13th Amendment

    Lincoln and the 13th Amendment

    Lincoln and the 13th Amendment

    C-SPAN clip by cmcandrew
    • 6 minutes
    • 724 views
  • Shelby Foote on the value of Marcel Proust and the written word

    Shelby Foote on the value of Marcel Proust and the written word

    In this September 2001 interview with C-SPAN, author Shelby Foote talks to Brian Lamb about when and why he reads Marcel Proust and the value of the written word and our need to read it.

    C-SPAN clip by etouhey
    • 2 minutes
    • 700 views
  • Background on the Emancipation Proclamation

    Background on the Emancipation Proclamation

    Edna Greene Medford explains the steps leading up to President Lincoln signing the Emancipation Proclamation.

    C-SPAN clip by mcgorry
    • 2 minutes
    • 689 views
  • David McCulloughs Typewriter

    David McCullough's Typewriter

    The author of several American biographies, including John Adams, talks about his infamous typewriter, on which he has written all of his books.

    C-SPAN clip by etouhey
    • 2 minutes
    • 615 views
  • The HamiltonBurr Duel

    The Hamilton-Burr Duel

    Author and historian Joanne Freeman discussed the ideas of an affair of honor and duels. She also described the Hamilton-Burr duel that took place in 1804.

    C-SPAN clip by tgrane
    • 4 minutes
    • 505 views
  • Dave Barry answers BookTV question Im not Jewish whats in it for me by citing Hagadah Alan Zweibel Adam Mansbach and his Cuban Jewish wife

    Dave Barry answers BookTV question "I'm not Jewish, what's in it for me" by citing Hagadah, Alan Zweibel, Adam Mansbach, and his Cuban Jewish wife

    Dave Barry answers BookTV question "I'm not Jewish, what's in it for me" by citing Hagadah, Alan Zweibel, Adam Mansbach, and his Cuban Jewish wife

    C-SPAN clip
    • 2 minutes
    • 430 views
  • Toni Morrison I Dont Remember Myself Unable to Read

    Toni Morrison: "I Don't Remember Myself Unable to Read"

    In 2001, author Toni Morrison appeared on Book TV's In Depth program to talk about her life and work. She speaks here about why she saw herself first and foremost as a "black woman writer"…

    C-SPAN clip by etouhey
    • 3 minutes
    • 420 views
  • The Allied Forces Supreme Commander Dwight Eisenhower and Operation Overlord

    The Allied Forces, Supreme Commander Dwight Eisenhower, and Operation Overlord

    Rick Atkinson, a Pulitzer Prize- and Polk Award-winning journalist, talked about Operation Overlord, marching orders that tasked Supreme Commander Dwight Eisenhower and the Allied Forces…

    C-SPAN clip by cmcandrew
    • 1 minute
    • 377 views
  • Comparing the New Deal and the Green New Deal

    Comparing the New Deal and the Green New Deal

    Journalist Naomi Klein talked about President Roosevelt's New Deal and the Green New Deal proposal to address climate change. She compared the two initiatives and discussed the scale and…

    C-SPAN clip by tgrane
    • 4 minutes
    • 370 views
  • The Mexican American War

    The Mexican American War

    Jeff Shaara talks about the parallels between the Mexican and the Vietnam Wars and how the U.S. expanded after the Mexican War.

    C-SPAN clip by mcgorry
    • 3 minutes
    • 297 views
  • Tom Clancy on Research

    Tom Clancy on Research

    Author Tom Clancy describes how he uses libraries to do his research.

    C-SPAN clip by rbrowning
    • 37 seconds
    • 290 views
  • David Baldacci on Capitalism

    David Baldacci on Capitalism

    David Baldacci. author of 40 novels, discusses his views on capitalism.

    C-SPAN clip by cmcandrew
    • 2 minutes
    • 284 views
  • Jacqueline Woodson Setting

    Jacqueline Woodson: Setting

    Jacqueline Woodson discusses the importance of place in her books.

    C-SPAN clip by mcgorry
    • 2 minutes
    • 275 views
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