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    Book Discussion on ISIS

    Michael Weiss talked about his book, ISIS: Inside the Army of Terror. He spoke in the C-SPAN 2/BookTV tent at the 20th annual Texas Book Festival. The festival was held from October 17-18,…

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    Book Discussion on Give Us the Ballot

    Ari Berman talked about his book, Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America. He spoke in the C-SPAN 2/BookTV tent at the 20th annual Texas Book Festival. The…

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    Book Discussion on Elon Musk and How to Fly a Horse

    Ashlee Vance, author of Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future, and Kevin Ashton, author of How to Fly a Horse: The Secret History of Creation, Invention, and…

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    Book Discussion on Reagan

    H.W. Brands talked about his book, Reagan: The Life. He spoke in the C-SPAN 2/BookTV tent at the 20th annual Texas Book Festival. The festival was held from October 17-18, 2015, at the…

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    Books Discussion on The Quiet Man

    Former Governor John Sununu (R-NH) talked about his book, The Quiet Man: The Indispensable Presidency of George H.W. Bush. He had been chief of staff to President Bush. He spoke in the…

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    Book Discussion on Lady Bird and Lyndon and Destiny of Democracy

    Betty Boyd Caroli, author of Lady Bird and Lyndon: The Hidden Story of a Marriage That Made a President, and Mark Updegrove, author of Destiny of Democracy: The Civil Rights Summit at the…

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    Book Discussion on Machines of Loving Grace and Speak

    Louisa Hall, author of Speak: A Novel, and John Markoff, author of Machines of Loving Grace: The Quest for Common Ground Between Humans and Robots, talked about the relationship between…

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    Book Discussion on Leaving Orbit and We Could Not Fail

    Margaret Lazarus Dean, author of Leaving Orbit: Notes from the Last Days of American Spaceflight, and Steven Moss, author of We Could Not Fail: The First African Americans in the Space…

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    Book Discussion on All Eyes Are Upon Us and Multiply/Divide

    Jason Sokol, author of All Eyes Are Upon Us: Race and Politics from Boston to Brooklyn, and Wendy Walters, author of Multiply/Divide: On the American Real and Surreal, talked about civil…

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    Book Discussion on Doomed to Succeed

    Dennis Ross talked about his book, Doomed to Succeed: The U.S.-Israel Relationship from Truman to Obama. He spoke in the C-SPAN 2/BookTV tent at the 20th annual Texas Book Festival. The…

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    Book Discussion on Jacksonland

    Steve Inskeep talked about his book, Jacksonland: President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross, and a Great American Land Grab. He spoke in the C-SPAN 2/BookTV tent at the 20th annual…

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    Book Discussion on Negroland

    Margo Jefferson talked about her book, Negroland: A Memoir She spoke in the C-SPAN 2/BookTV tent at the 20th annual Texas Book Festival. The festival was held from October 17-18, 2015, at…

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    2015 Texas Book Festival, Sunday

    Book TV presented live coverage from C-SPAN 2/BookTV tent at the 20th annual Texas Book Festival. The festival was held from October 17-18, 2015, at the State Capitol and surrounding…

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    2015 Texas Book Festival, Saturday

    Book TV presented live coverage from C-SPAN 2/BookTV tent at the 20th annual Texas Book Festival. The festival was held from October 17-18, 2015, at the State Capitol and surrounding…

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    Book Discussion on Infectious Madness

    Harriet Washington talked about her book, Infectious Madness: The Surprising Science of How We “Catch” Mental Illness. She spoke in the C-SPAN 2/BookTV tent at the 20th annual Texas Book…

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    Famous Fugitives

    Authors talked about their books on famous fugitives. They also responded to questions from members of the audience. Skip Hollandsworth moderated. The panelists were: Malcolm Beith, The Last Narco: Inside the Hunt…

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    Book Discussion on Political Order and Political Decay

    Francis Fukuyama talked about his book, Political Order and Political Decay: From the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization of Democracy. He spoke in the C-SPAN 2/BookTV tent at the…

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    Book Discussion on Bulletproof Vest and Tomlinson Hill

    Maria Venegas, author of Bulletproof Vest: The Ballad of an Outlaw and His Daughter, and Chris Tomlinson, author of Tomlinson Hill: The Remarkable Story of Two Families who Share the…

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    Book Discussion on Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights

    Katha Pollitt talked about her book, Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights. She spoke in the C-SPAN 2/BookTV tent at the 2014 Texas Book Festival. The festival was held from October 25-26 at the…

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    Book Discussion on Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here

    Karima Bennoune talked about her book, Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here: Untold Stories from the Fight Against Muslim Fundamentalism. She spoke in the C-SPAN 2/BookTV tent at the 2014 Texas…

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