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  • emNewcomersem
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    Newcomers

    Matthew Schuerman looked at the social and economic impact of gentrification on large and small cities across the country.

  • emDignityem
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    Dignity

    Former Wall Street trader turned photojournalist Chris Arnade talked about his book, Dignity: Seeking Respect in Back Row America, on the plight of those living on the margins of society in…

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  • emThats Rufusem
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    That's Rufus

    Attorney Rufus Edmisten served as the deputy chief counsel on the Senate Watergate Committee, which was chaired by North Carolina Senator Sam Ervin. In his book, That’s Rufus: A Memoir of Tar Hell Politics,…

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  • emBlack Radicalem
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    Black Radical

    Tuft University Professor Kerri Greenidge talked about her book recounting the life of William Monroe Trotter, a late 19th century civil rights activist, who used his wealth and leadership…

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  • What Are You Reading with Representative Jim Banks
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    What Are You Reading with Representative Jim Banks

    Representative Jim Banks (R-IN) shared his reading list with Book TV.

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  • Megan PhelpsRoper Discusses Life in the Westboro Baptist Church
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    Open Phones with Megan Phelps-Roper

    Megan Phelps-Roper, author of Unfollow: A Memoir of Loving and Leaving the Westboro Baptist Church, took viewer phone calls about her upbringing in the Westboro Baptist Church and her decision to…

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  • UNC Special Collections Enriching Voices Exhibit
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    UNC Special Collections "Enriching Voices" Exhibit

    Located in the North Carolina Collection Gallery, the “Enriching Voices” exhibit celebrated the contribution African Americans have made to North Carolina literature. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles…

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  • emThe Price of Libertyem
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    The Price of Liberty

    In 1822, the American Colonization Society, along with the U.S. Government, established a colony in West Africa as a location to relocate African Americans. In his book, The Price of Liberty, Claude Clegg…

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  • emSearching for Black Confederatesem
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    Searching for Black Confederates

    For decades, there have been claims that enslaved African Americans fought willingly on the side of the Confederates during the Civil War. In his book, Search for Black Confederates, Kevin Levin explained…

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  • emThe Courage to Leadem
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    The Courage to Lead

    Howard Lee was the first African-American elected mayor in a majority-white southern city. Mr. Lee talked about serving as Chapel Hill’s mayor from 1969 to 1975, and explained the challenges he faced during…

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  • emCheatedem
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    Cheated

    In 2010, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill found itself at the center of an academic scandal involving its athletic department. In his book, Cheated, UNC professor Jay Smith explained how the scandal came…

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  • Book TV in Chapel Hill North Carolina
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    Book TV in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2019 LCV Cities Tour” in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, from October 24-30, 2019, to feature the history and literary life of the…

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  • emHomewreckersem
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    Homewreckers

    Aaron Glantz talked about his book, Homewreckers: How a Gang of Wall Street Kingpins, Hedge Fund Magnates, Shady Banks and Vulture Capitalists Suckered Millions out of Their Homes and…

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  • emLand of Hopeem
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    Land of Hope

    University of Oklahoma History Professor Wilfred McClay talked about his one-volume history of the United States, Land of Hope: An Invitation to the Great American Story.

    355 views
  • emThe Knock at the Doorem
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    The Knock at the Door

    Ryan Manion and Heather Kelly talked about their book, The Knock at the Door: Three Gold Star Families Bonded by Grief and Purpose, on the experience of losing a family member in a war.…

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  • emThe Ambassadorsem
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    The Ambassadors

    Paul Richter, diplomatic correspondent for the Los Angeles Times, talked about the work that U.S. ambassadors do in the Middle East and Afghanistan.

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  • emAmerican Disruptorem
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    American Disruptor

    Roland De Wolk talked about his book, American Disruptor: The Scandalous Life of Leland Stanford. Leland Stanford was a 19th century industrialist served as governor of California and later…

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  • emIn the Cauldronem
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    In the Cauldron

    Lew Paper talked about his book, In the Cauldron: Terror, Tension, and the American Ambassador’s Struggle to Avoid Pearl Harbor, in which he recounted the efforts of former U.S. Ambassador to…

    496 views
  • Interview with Don McPherson
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    Interview with Don McPherson

    Former professional football player Don McPherson about his recent book on toxic masculinity. This program was part of Book TV’s coverage of the 2019 Miami Book Fair.

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  • emThe Complicity of Lawyers in the Criminal Injustice Systemem
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    The Complicity of Lawyers in the Criminal Injustice System

    Civil rights lawyer Alec Karakatsanis talked about his book, Usual Cruelty: The Complicity of Lawyers in the Criminal Injustice System, in which he offered his thoughts on what he calls the…

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