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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.

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    The Soul of America

    Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Jon Meacham looked at critical moments in American history and how they relate to the present. He spok at the 18th annual National Book Festival in…

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    Turning Pages

    Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor discussed her children’s books, The Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor and Turning Pages: My Life Story, at the 18th annual National Book Festival in…

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    Leadership in Turbulent Times

    Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Doris Kearns Goodwin offered her thoughts on presidential leadership at the 18th annual National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

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    Grant

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow recalled the life of Ulysses S. Grant at the 18th annual National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

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    Fascism

    Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright discussed her book, Fascism: A Warning, at the 18th annual National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

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    Discussion on Spy Work and John LeCarre

    Panelists discussed author John LeCarre and spy work from the 18th annual National Book Festival. Panelists included Kai Bird, The Good Spy: The Life and Death of Robert Ames; David…

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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,…

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    Where the Past Begins

    Novelist Amy Tan reflected on her writing life at the 18th annual National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

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    Never Caught

    Erica Armstrong Dunbar recounted the life of Ona Judge, a slave owned by George and Martha Washington, whose escape initiated a manhunt ordered by the first President. Catherine Kerrison, explored the…

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    Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans

    Fox News host Brian Kilmeade recalled the War of 1812's Battle of New Orleans at the 18th annual National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

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    God Save Texas

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright examined the history, culture, and politics of the Lone Star state at the 18th annual National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

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    Directorate S

    Steve Coll looked at the CIA’s secret wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan and the problematic relationship between the CIA and Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). He spoke at the…

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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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    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.

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    The Moralist

    Historian Patricia O’Toole chronicled the political career of President Woodrow Wilson at the 18th annual National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

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    Chester B. Himes

    Lawrence Jackson recalled the life of author Chester B. Himes. He spoke at the 18th annual National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

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    President Carter

    Stuart Eizenstat, chief domestic policy adviser to President Jimmy Carter, recalled the tenure of America’s 39th president. He spoke at the 18th annual National Book Festival in Washington,…

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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…

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