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  • Brian Kilmeade Discusses War of Battle of New Orleans
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    Open Phones with Brian Kilmeade

    Brian Kilmeade discussed his book on the War of 1812's Battle of New Orleans and took viewer phone calls from the 18th annual National Book Festival.

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  • Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin Discusses emLeadership in Turbulent Timesem
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    Open Phones with Doris Kearns Goodwin

    Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Doris Kearns Goodwin talked about her book on presidential leadership and took viewer phone calls from the 18th annual National Book Festival in Washington,…

    1,097 views
  • emWashington Postem Nonfiction Book Critic Carlos Lozada Previews Fall Book Releases
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    Open Phones with Washington Post Nonfiction Book Critic Carlos Lozada

    Washington Post nonfiction book critic Carlos Lozada previewed fall book releases and took viewer phone calls from the 18th annual National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    377 views
  • Tara Westover Discusses emEducatedem
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    Open Phones with Tara Westover

    Tara Westover talked about her memoir, Educated, and took viewer phone calls from the 18th annual National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    6,589 views
  • Open Phones with Alfredo Corchado
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    Open Phones with Alfredo Corchado

    Journalist Alfredo Corchado talked about the paths that he and three friends took after they immigrated to the U.S. in the late 1980s. He discussed his book and took viewer phone calls from…

    219 views
  • Open Phones with Thomas Friedman
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    Open Phones with Thomas Friedman

    Thomas Friedman talked about his book, Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations, and responded to viewer comments at the 17th annual National…

    688 views
  • Open Phones with Leland Melvin
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    Open Phones with Leland Melvin

    Astronaut and former professional football player Leland Melvin talked about his book, Chasing Space: An Astronaut’s Story of Grit, Grace, and Second Chances, and responded to viewer…

    494 views
  • Open Phones with David McCullough
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    Open Phones with David McCullough

    David McCullough talked about his book, The American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand For, and responded to viewer comments. He was interviewed at the 17th annual National Book Festival…

    982 views
  • Open Phones on National Book Festival Part 2
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    Open Phones on National Book Festival, Part 2

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question “What are you reading?”

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  • Open Phones on National Book Festival Part 1
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    Open Phones on National Book Festival, Part 1

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question “What are you reading?”

    218 views
  • Interview with Amy Ellis Nutt
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    Interview with Amy Ellis Nutt

    Amy Ellis Nutt talked about her book, Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family. She was interviewed while at the 16th annual National Book Festival at the Book TV set at…

    1,109 views
  • Interview with JoAnn Jenkins
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    Interview with Jo-Ann Jenkins

    Jo-Ann Jenkins talked about her book, Disrupt Aging: A Bold New Path to Living Your Best Life at Every Age. She was interviewed at the 16th annual National Book Festival, held at the Walter…

    1,041 views
  • Open Phones with Representative John Lewis and Andrew Aydin
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    Open Phones with Representative John Lewis and Andrew Aydin

    Representative John Lewis (D-GA) and Andrew Aydin, Representative Lewis' digital director and policy adviser, talked about their book, March: Book Three, and responded viewer comments and…

    541 views
  • Open Phones with Ken Burns
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    Open Phones with Ken Burns

    Ken Burns talked about his book Grover Cleveland, Again!: A Treasury of American Presidents, in which he provides a history of the American presidents for young adults. He also responded to…

    900 views
  • Interview with Mary Roach
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    Interview with Mary Roach

    Mary Roach talked about her book Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War, in which she discusses the science that is used to improve the effectiveness and safety of America’s military.…

    493 views
  • Open Phones with KeeangaYamahtta Taylor
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    Open Phones with Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

    Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor talked about her book From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation and responded to viewer comments and questions. She was interviewed while at the 16th annual…

    301 views
  • Open Phones with Bob Woodward
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    Open Phones with Bob Woodward

    Bob Woodward talked about his book, i The Last of the President’s Men, and responded to viewer comments and questions. He was interviewed while at the 16th annual National Book Festival at…

    784 views
  • Open Phones on the National Book Festival
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    Open Phones on the National Book Festival

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls on the 16th annual National Book Festival.

    98 views
  • Open Phones with David McCullough
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    Open Phones with David McCullough

    David McCullough talked about his book, The Wright Brothers, and responded to viewer calls. He was interviewed at the 15th annual National Book Festival, held at the Walter E. Washington…

    1,661 views
  • Jeanne Theoharis on emThe Rebellious Life of Mrs Rosa Parksem
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    Interview with Jeanne Theoharis

    Jeanne Theoharis talked about her book The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks, in which she recounts the life of civil rights activist Rosa Parks. She was interviewed at the 15th annual…

    978 views
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