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    The Looming Tower

    Lawrence Wright was interviewed about his book The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11, published by Knopf. Mr. Wright was interviewed on the BookTV Bus at the Miami Book Fair…

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    Lawmakers Remarks on Jamal Khashoggi Killing

    Members of Congress from both parties, writers, and journalists participated in an event marking 100 days since the death of Saudi journalist and Washington Post contributor Jamal…

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    After Words with Lawrence Wright

    Lawrence Wright was interviewed about his book The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11, published by Knopf. He talked about the history of Islamic terrorism, including Osama bin Laden and…

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    Terrorism and National Security

    Panelists talked about global terrorism and national security issues and debated the question, “Is terrorism a threat to the American way of life?” Panelists included Lawrence Wright, Malcolm Nance, Mia Bloom, and…

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    Thirteen Days in September

    Lawrence Wright talked about his book, Thirteen Days in September: Cater, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David, in which he recounts the 1978 Camp David Accords, during which President Jimmy…

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    Dallas and the Kennedy Assassination

    Journalists Lawrence Wright and Jim Lehrer talked about the political atmosphere of Dallas leading up to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, and the changes to the city since…

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    Going Clear

    Lawrence Wright talked about his book, Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief, in which he reports on the Church of Scientology. In his book, the author, who…

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    Interview on Going Clear

    Lawrence Wright talked about his book, Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief, which was a finalist for the 2013 National Book Award for Nonfiction. He was…

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    2013 Miami Book Fair International, Saturday

    Book TV was live at the Miami Book Fair International, held on the campus of Miami Dade College on November 23-24, 2013.

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    Open Phones with Lawrence Wright

    Lawrence Wright talked about his book, Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief, and responded to viewer telephone calls and electronic communications.

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    Going Clear

    Lawrence Wright, staff writer for the New Yorker, talked about his book, Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief, in which he reports on the Church of Scientology. In…

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    Future of al-Qaeda

    “The War of Ideas” was the second panel of the day-long event “Al Qaeda 3.0: The ‘War on Terror’ After the Bush Administration.” The event, held in the Russell Senate Office Building, was co-sponsored…

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    Investigative Journalism

    A panel discussion on “Investigative Journalism: Getting the Story” was moderated by Dorothy Wickenden. Participants talked about journalism, various investigations they had undertaken,…

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    Profiles in Terror Panel

    Four authors discussed the topic, “Current Interest: Profiles in Terror,” moderated by Leo Braudy. They also talked about their books on terrorism. After their presentations they responded…

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    After Words with Raymond Ibrahim

    Raymond Ibrahim was interviewed about the book he edited and translated, The Al Qaeda Reader, published by Broadway. He translated key al Qaeda documents, some previously unavailable in English,…

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    Intelligence Information Sharing with the Media

    Panelists talked about the open sources of information available to the public. Topics included the media’s ability to access information, the role and responsibilities of embedded journalists in the field,…

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    The Looming Tower

    Lawrence Wright talked about terrorism, Al Qaeda, and Western intelligence efforts. He is the author of The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11, published by Knopf. He also…

    950 views
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    Al-Qaida in Pakistan and Saudi Arabia

    Panelists talked about the relationship between Pakistani and Saudi Arabian officials and business with the al-Qaida network and Islamic fundamentalism within those countries. Among the…

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    Saudi Arabia

    Mr. Wright talked about Saudi Arabian politics and culture as well as U.S. relations with the country. He also responded to viewer comments and questions.

    209 views
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    The Next War

    The panelists, led by Mr. Holbrooke as moderator, discussed the possibility of war with Iraq, what kind of war it will be, and what the world will be like after the war. Mr. Gelb is the…

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