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    Open Phones with James Donovan

    Author James Donovan took viewer phone calls about the Space Race and the 1969 Apollo 11 mission. He spoke at the 2019 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books.

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    Author Discussion on Political History

    Three authors talked about their biographies and histories on key figures and times that shaped U.S. politics and culture. The panelists and the titles of their books were: Susan Page, The…

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    Author Discussion on Science

    Three authors took part in a session of the 2019 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books titled, "Blood, Sand, Rocks, and Roots: A Scientific Look at the Elements That Create Our World. The…

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    Open Phones with Justine Bateman

    Actress and director Justine Bateman took viewer phone calls about her book, Fame: The Hijacking of Reality. This event was part of the 2019 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books.…

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    Columbine

    Dave Cullen talked about his book Columbine (Twelve; April 6, 2009). In his book, on the 10th anniversary of the mass murders, he presents a comprehensive account of the shootings on Tuesday, April…

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    Open Phones with Larry Elder

    Author and radio show host Larry Elder took viewer phone calls at the 2019 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books.

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    Author Discussion on Writing American History

    Three authors took part in a discussion on writing an epic on American history. The three participants and their books were: James Donovan, Shoot for the Moon; Duncan Williams, American…

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    Author Discussion on Biography

    Four authors talked about biography and their books on the lives of legendary African Americans. The participants were David Blight, Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom; Jeffrey Stewart, The…

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    Author Discussion on Terrorism and History

    Several authors took part in a discussion on the history of terrorism in the U.S. worldwide. The authors were Patrick Keefe, Say Nothing; Steven Ross, Hitler in Los Angeles;" Charles Lane,…

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    Open Phones with Roxane Gay

    Author Roxane Gay took viewer phone calls about her book, Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture, This event took place at the 2019 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books.

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    Open Phones with Beth Macy

    Author and journalist Beth Macy took viewer phone calls about the opioid epidemic, Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America. This event took place at the 2019…

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    Author Discussion on Investigative Reporting

    Three authors talked about their investigative reporting books on the opioid epidemic; fracking in Pennsylvania; and the Flint, Michigan, water crisis. The panelists were: Beth Macy, Dopesick:…

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    Open Phones with Janet Napolitano

    Former Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, author of How Safe Are We, took viewer phone calls about national security at the 2019 Los Angeles Times Festival of…

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    Author Discussion on World History

    Three authors took part in a session of the 2019 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books titled, “Excavating the Past: Writing International Histories.” The panelists and the titles of their books were:…

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    Author Discussion on Social Justice

    Several authors took part in a 2019 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books forum on social justice. The participants and their books on the topic were: Kyle Swenson, Good Kids, Bad City: A…

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    Open Phones with Bret Easton Ellis

    Author Bret Easton Ellis took viewer phone calls about his book of essays, White, at the 2019 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books.

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    Author Discussion on Politics and the Digital World

    This portion of the 2019 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books featured a discussion on politics and digital technology with authors Douglas Rushkoff, Team Human; Nicolas Berggruen and Nathan…

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    Open Phones with Igor Volsky

    Igor Volsky, co-founder and executive director of Guns Down America and the author of Guns Down: How to Defeat the NRA and Build a Safer Future with Fewer Guns, took viewer phone calls at…

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    Author Discussion on the Trump Administration

    An author discussion on the Trump administration from the 23rd annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books that featured Steve Almond, Bad Stories: What the Hell Just Happened to Our Country;…

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    God

    Reza Aslan discussed his book, God: A Human History, at the 23rd annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books.

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