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  • QA with Richard Norton Smith
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    Q&A with Richard Norton Smith

    Presidential historian Richard Norton Smith talked about An Uncommon Man, his biography of President Herbert Hoover.

    2,737 views
  • Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg
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    Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was interviewed as part of C-SPAN’s Supreme Court Week. She gave a tour of her temporary chambers on the second floor of the Supreme Court building. During the…

    3,416 views
  • Summer Series with Doris Kearns Goodwin
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    Summer Series with Doris Kearns Goodwin

    Book TV looked at several programs with award-winning historian Doris Kearns Goodwin.

    755 views
  • QA with Christopher Hitchens
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    Q&A with Christopher Hitchens

    Christopher Hitchens was interviewed in his home about his life and work following a diagnosis of esophageal cancer. He authored over a dozen books including his recent memoir, Hitch-22. Other…

    24,623 views
  • Conversation with Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden
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    Interview with Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden

    Carla Hayden, the new Librarian of Congress and the first woman and African American to hold the position, talked about her new role. The former chief executive of Baltimore’s Enoch Pratt…

    1,053 views
  • QA with Robert Caro
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    Q&A with Robert Caro

    Robert Caro talked about talks about, “On Power,” his audio project on the evolution and exercise of political power in America. He also talked about the progress he is making on the next…

    5,220 views
  • QA with Margaret MacMillan
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    Q&A with Margaret MacMillan

    Margaret MacMillan was interviewed about her book Nixon and Mao: The Week That Changed the World, published by Random House. She described then President Nixon’s 1972 trip to China, details…

    1,559 views
  • emIt Takes a Villageem
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    It Takes a Village

    First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton talked about her recently published book It Takes a Village, and Other Lessons Children Teach Us. The book focuses on factors that influence children and the…

    1,854 views
  • QA with Representative John Lewis
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    Q&A with John Lewis

    Representative John Lewis (D-Georgia) discussed his life and involvement in the civil rights movement, including the 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, during which he was…

    2,157 views
  • In Depth with  William F Buckley Jr
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    In Depth with William F. Buckley Jr.

    Mr. Buckley talked about his body of published works, people who have influenced his thinking, and his political philosophies. He also responded to viewer telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail. He founded…

    5,760 views
  • emHappy Days Were Here Againem
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    Happy Days Were Here Again

    Author and commentator William F. Buckley, Jr. talked about his compendium titled Happy Days Were Here Again, published by Random House. The book is a collection of more than 120 articles and…

    4,160 views
  • Books About American Presidents
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    Books About American Presidents

    Book TV looked at books about American Presidents.

    828 views
  • QA with Ron Chernow
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    Q&A with Ron Chernow

    Ron Chernow talked about his 2004 biography, Alexander Hamilton, which was adapted into the Broadway musical Hamilton.

    11,352 views
  • David McCullough on em1776em
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    Q&A with David McCullough

    David McCullough was interviewed about his life and work as an historian and author of many publications including his most recent book, 1776, published by Simon and Schuster. The interview…

    3,244 views
  • emTrumanem
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    Truman

    Mr. McCullough discussed his book, Truman published by Simon and Schuster. He discussed his research for the book, which is an exhaustive biography of the former president, spanning from a brief…

    5,198 views
  • John Seigenthaler on emJames K Polkem
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    James K. Polk

    John Seigenthaler talked about his book, James K. Polk, published by Times Books. He described Polk as key to the U.S. westward expansion, and who carried forward the idea of Jacksonian…

    2,973 views
  • James Traub and Peter Drummey on emThe Presidentsem
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    James Traub and Peter Drummey on The Presidents

    Historians and contributors to C-SPAN’s The Presidents book discussed the strengths and weaknesses of all the U.S.'s previous chief executives.

    914 views
  • emNo Ordinary Timeem
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    No Ordinary Time

    Doris Kearns Goodwin talked about her recently published book, No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, the Home Front in World War II, published by Simon and Schuster, which focuses on…

    3,526 views
  • Jeffrey Rosen Michael Gerhardt and Robert Strauss Discuss emThe Presidentsem
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    The Presidents

    Historians and contributors to C-SPAN’s “The Presidents” book discussed the strengths and weaknesses of all the U.S.'s previous chief executives.

    1,151 views
  • Kenneth Ackerman and David O Stewart Discuss emThe Presidentsem
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    The Presidents

    Authors Kenneth Ackerman and David O. Stewart talked about their contributions to C-SPAN’s book, The Presidents.

    2,313 views
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