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  • JD Vance Discusses Memoir emHillbilly Elegyem
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    Hillbilly Elegy

    J.D. Vance talked about his book Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis, in which he recalls his childhood in a Rust Belt town in Ohio. He spoke at the 17th annual…

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  • Historian David McCullough Discusses emThe American Spiritem
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    The American Spirit

    David McCullough talked about his book, The American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand For. He spoke at the 17th annual National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

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  • emThank You For Being Lateem
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    Thank You For Being Late

    Thomas Friedman talked about his book, Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations. He spoke at the 17th annual National Book Festival in…

    2,808 views
  • emThe Undoing Projectem
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    The Undoing Project

    Michael Lewis talked about his book, The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds. He spoke at the 17th annual National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

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  • emHidden Figuresem
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    Hidden Figures

    Margot Lee Shetterly talked about her book, Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race. She spoke at the 17th…

    1,659 views
  • emDemocracyem
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    Democracy

    Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice talked about her book Democracy: Stories from the Long Road to Freedom, in which she looks at democracy around the world. She spoke at the 17th…

    1,427 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…

    980 views
  • 2017 National Book Festival
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    2017 National Book Festival

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    Book TV is LIVE from the 2017 National Book Festival in Washington, DC with author talks and viewer call-in segments featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough, former…

    968 views
  • emRogue Heroesem
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    Rogue Heroes

    Ben Macintyre talked about his book, Rogue Heroes: The History of the SAS, Britain’s Secret Special Forces Unit that Sabotaged the Nazis and Changed the Nature of War. He spoke at the 17th…

    830 views
  • emSea Powerem
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    Sea Power

    Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander James Stavridis talked about his book, Sea Power: The History and Geopolitics of the World’s Oceans. He spoke at the 17th annual National Book Festival…

    727 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
  • emMadame Presidentem
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    Madame President

    Helene Cooper talked about her book, Madame President: The Extraordinary Journey of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, about the life of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, leader of the Liberian women’s movement…

    651 views
  • Panel Discussion on John F Kennedy
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    Panel Discussion on John F. Kennedy

    Panelists talked about President John F. Kennedy. Panelists included Steven Levingston, author of Kennedy and King: The President, the Pastor, and the Battle Over Civil Rights; Kathy McKeon, author of…

    648 views
  • emRichard Nixonem
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    Richard Nixon

    Journalist John Farrell talked about his book Richard Nixon: The Life, in which he recalls the life of the 37th president. He spoke at the 17th annual National Book Festival in Washington,…

    640 views
  • emWresting With His Angelem
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    Wresting With His Angel

    Sidney Blumenthal talked about the second volume of his political biography of Abraham Lincoln, Wrestling With His Angel: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln Vol. II, 1849-1856. He spoke…

    635 views
  • emAmerican Ulyssesem
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    American Ulysses

    Ronald White talked about his book, American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant. He spoke at the 17th annual National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    622 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
  • emThe Earth Is Weepingem
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    The Earth Is Weeping

    Peter Cozzens talked about his book, The Earth Is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West. He spoke at the 17th annual National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.…

    405 views
  • emWorld War I and Americaem
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    World War I and America

    A. Scott Berg talked about his book, World War I and America: Told by the Americans Who Lived It. He spoke at the 17th annual National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    290 views
  • 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
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