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  • Washington Journal Jon Meacham Discusses emThe Soul of Americaem
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    Jon Meacham on The Soul of America

    Professor Jon Meacham talked about his book. The Soul of America on how the U.S. overcame periods of fear and strife throughout its history.

  • Washington Journal Bill Schneider Discusses His Book Standoff
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    Bill Schneider on His Book Standoff

    Former CNN political analyst Bill Schneider talked about his book, Standoff: How America Became Ungovernable, on how U.S. politics have changed from the 1960s to the the presidency of…

  • National Book Award Winners
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    National Book Award Winners

    A discussion with National Book Award finalists that included Erica Armstrong Dunbar (Never Caught), David Grann (Killers of the Flower Moon), and Kevin Young (Bunk ). National Book Foundation…

  • Washington Journal Mary Frances Berry Discusses the Resistance Movement
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    Mary Frances Berry on the Resistance Movement

    Historian and civil rights activist Mary Frances Berry talked about her book, History Teaches Us to Resist, which details the history and role of progressive movements in America.

  • Washington Journal David Brody Discusses President Trumps Spiritual Journey
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    David Brody on Donald Trump's Religious Beliefs

    Brody talked about his new book ,The Faith of Donald J. Trump, on the 45th president’s religious beliefs.

  • 2017 Biographers International Organization Editorial Excellence Award
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    2017 Biographers International Organization Editorial Excellence Award

    Robert Weil, editor-in-chief and publishing director of Liveright, received the 4th annual editorial excellence award presented by the Biographers International Organization. Following the…

  • In Depth with David Ignatius
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    In Depth with David Ignatius

    David Ignatius talked about his books and responded to questions from Book TV viewers. Mr. Ignatius is the author of many books, including Body of Lies, The Director, and Agents of…

  • Washington Journal David Rudenstine Discusses the History of the Pentagon Papers
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    David Rudenstine on the History of the Pentagon Papers

    David Rudenstine, author of the book The Day the Presses Stopped: A History of the Pentagon Papers Case, discussed the history of the Pentagon Papers case and its relevance in the present.…

  • Edwidge Danticat Discusses emThe Art of Deathem
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    The Art of Death

    Edwidge Danticat talked about her book The Art of Death, in which she looks at how writers approach the subject of death. She spoke at the 2017 Miami Book Fair.

  • Washington Journal Chris Whipple Discusses White House Chiefs of Staff
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    Chris Whipple on White House Chiefs of Staff

    Chris Whipple talked about his book, The Gatekeepers: How the White House Chiefs of Staff Define Every Presidency, on the role and impact of White House chiefs of staff in the modern era. This program…

  • Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Delivers Eudora Welty Lecture
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    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Eudora Welty Lecture

    Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie delivered the second annual Eudora Welty Lecture at the Lincoln Theatre in Washington, DC.

  • Washington Journal Haroon Ullah Discusses Countering Violent Extremism
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    Haroon Ullah on Countering Violent Extremism

    Haroon Ullah talked about his book, Digital World War: Islamists, Extremists, and the Fight for Cyber Supremacy. This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series between December…

  • Washington Journal Cliff Stearns Discusses His Time in Congress
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    Cliff Stearns on His Time in Congress

    Cliffor Stearns, who served in the U.S. House of Representatives for 24 years, talked about his book, Life in the Marble Palace: In Praise of Folly, on his tenure in Congress. He described the lessons…

  • Washington Journal Angela J Davis Discusses Race and Criminal Justice Reform
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    Angela J. Davis on Race and Criminal Justice Reform

    Angela J. Davis talked about the book she edited, Policing the Black Man: Arrest, Prosecution, and Imprisonment. This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series between December…

  • Washington Journal Ken Stern Discusses Political Polarization in the US
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    Ken Stern on Political Polarization

    Author Ken Stern, a lifelong Democrat, talked about his book, Republican Like Me: How I Left the Liberal Bubble & Learned To Love the Right. The program was part of a “Washington Journal”…

  • Washington Journal Henry Olsen Discusses the Future of the Republican Party
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    Henry Olsen on the Republican Party

    Henry Olsen talked about his book, The Working Class Republican: Ronald Reagan and the Return of Blue-Collar Conservatism. The program was part of a “Washington Journal” series between…

  • Washington Journal Michael Eric Dyson Discusses Race Relations
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    Michael Eric Dyson on Race Relations

    Professor Michael Eric Dyson talked about race relations in the United States and his book Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America. The program was part of a “Washington Journal”…

  • Washington Journal Frank Buckley Discusses Efforts to Combat Public Corruption
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    Frank Buckley on Efforts to Combat Public Corruption

    Frank Buckley talked about his book The Republic of Virtue: How We Tried to Ban Corruption, Failed, and What We Can Do About It. This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series…

  • Saratoga Springs Public Library
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    Saratoga Springs Public Library

    Local history librarian Lorie Wies featured some of the collections located at the Saratoga Springs Public Library. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities…

  • Taylor Branch Discusses Martin Luther King Jr Trilogy
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    Researching and Writing Biographies

    Taylor Branch talked about the challenges of researching and writing biographies. His trilogy on the civil rights era chronicled Martin Luther King, Jr.'s life and work during that period.

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