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  • emLand of Hopeem
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    Land of Hope

    University of Oklahoma History Professor Wilfred McClay talked about his one-volume history of the United States, Land of Hope: An Invitation to the Great American Story.

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  • Adam Minter Discusses emSecondhandem
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    Secondhand

    Adam Minter reported on the export of used goods and the impact “secondhand” culture has on American and global economics.

    414 views
  • emSailing True Northem
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    Sailing True North

    Retired Admiral James Stavridis, former NATO supreme allied commander of NATO, talked about his book, Sailing True North: Ten Admirals and the Voyage of Character, on the lessons on…

    773 views
  • emFat Pretty and Soon to be Oldem
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    Fat, Pretty, and Soon to be Old

    Kimberly Dark talked about her book, Fat, Pretty, and Soon to Be Old: A Makeover for Self and Society, containing personal essays on privilege and stigma in modern society.

    365 views
  • emThe Mutual Admiration Societyem
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    The Mutual Admiration Society

    Mo Moulton talked about The Mutual Admiration Society: How Dorothy L. Sayers and her Oxford Circle Remade the World for Women, which chronicles author Dorothy Sayers work for women’s rights…

    230 views
  • emThe Case for Nationalismem
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    The Case for Nationalism

    Rich Lowry talked about his book, The Case for Nationalism. Mr. Lowry is the editor of National Review.

    535 views
  • emRedemptionem
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    Redemption

    Journalist Joseph Rosenbloom recounted the last 31 hours of the life of Martin Luther King, Jr., which included his “Mountaintop Speech,” to a gathering of striking sanitation workers on…

    645 views
  • After Words Cornel West
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    After Words with Cornel West

    Cornel West, editor of The Radical King, talked about Martin Luther King, Jr.'s, radical political thinking, a side of the late civil rights leader that the author argues has been…

    2,927 views
  • emThe Speechem
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    The Speech

    Gary Younge talked about his book, The Speech: The Story Behind Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Dream, in which he examines Martin Luther King Jr.'s “I Have a Dream Speech,” delivered during…

    855 views
  • em101 Presidential Insultsem
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    101 Presidential Insults

    Presidential historian Mike Purdy talked about his book, 101 Presidential Insults: What They Really Thought about Each Other - and What It Means to Us, in which he discussed some of the…

    637 views
  • emTehran Childrenem
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    Tehran Children

    City College of New York Professor Mikhal Dekel talked about her book, Tehran Children: A Holocaust Refugee Odyssey, in which she provided a history of the Polish-Jewish refugees who…

    389 views
  • emCitizen Outlawem
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    Citizen Outlaw

    Yale’s Charles Barber talked about his Citizen Outlaw: One Man’s Journey from Gangleader to Peacekeeper. In his book he detailed the life of William “Juneboy” Outlaw, who went from convicted felon to…

    278 views
  • What Are You Reading with Senator John Boozman
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    What Are You Reading with Senator John Boozman

    Senator John Boozman (R-AR) shared his reading list with Book TV.

    140 views
  • emThe Ethical Algorithmem
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    The Ethical Algorithm

    Computer and Information Science professors Michael Kearns & Aaron Roth talked about their book, The Ethical Algorithm: The Science of Socially Aware Algorithm Design.

    470 views
  • Erica Armstrong Dunbar Discusses the Life and Times of Harriet Tubman
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    She Came to Slay

    Historian Erica Armstrong Dunbar talked about her book in which she recounted the life of abolitionist Harriet Tubman, She Came to Slay: The Life and Times of Harriet Tubman.

    465 views
  • emBusted in New York and Other Essaysem
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    Busted in New York and Other Essays

    New York Review of Books contributor Darryl Pinckney talked about his book, Busted in New York and Other Essays, in which he reflected on the black experience in America.

    179 views
  • What Are You Reading with Representative Tom Cole
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    What Are You Reading with Representative Tom Cole

    Representative Tom Cole (R-OK) shared his reading list with Book TV.

    225 views
  • emAmerican Radicalsem
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    American Radicals

    University of Massachusetts, Boston Professor Holly Jackson talked about her book, American Radicals: How Nineteenth-Century Counterculture Shaped the Nation, in which she profiled leaders…

    519 views
  • Open Phones with Patrick Deneen
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    Open Phones with Patrick Deneen

    Patrick Deneen, author of Why Liberalism Failed and the chair of Constitutional Studies at the University of Notre Dame, took viewer phone calls. This program was part of Book TV’s coverage…

    612 views
  • emThey Dont Represent Usem
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    They Don't Represent Us

    Harvard Law Professor Lawrence Lessig talked about his book, They Don’t Represent Us: Reclaiming Our Democracy, in which provided his thoughts on how to return the power of government to the…

    557 views
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