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  • <em>What Happened</em>

    What Happened

    Hillary Clinton talked about her memoir, What Happened, in which she gives her personal account of the 2016 presidential campaign and election. She spoke with Lissa Muscatine, co-owner of Politics and Prose Bookstore.

  • After Words with Suzy Hansen

    After Words with Suzy Hansen

    New York Times Magazine contributor Suzy Hansen reports on the world’s view of America’s power and influence and her own view of the U.S. in her book, Notes on a Foreign Country. She’s interviewed by Elmira Bayrasli of the New America Foundation.

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  • Saturday

  • <em>Tough Sell</em>
    8:00AM EDTTough SellTom Basile, Forbes opinion writer and former senior press advisor to the CPA in…
  • <em>The American Spirit</em>
    9:00AM EDTThe American SpiritPulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough discusses his book, The…
  • Open Phones with David McCullough
    9:55AM EDTOpen Phones with David McCulloughPulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough takes viewer phone calls…
  • <em>Be Free or Die</em>
    10:20AM EDTBe Free or DieCate Lineberry, former staff writer and editor for National Geographic
  • <em>Altered Genes, Twisted Truth</em>
    11:30AM EDTAltered Genes, Twisted TruthPublic interest lawyer Steven Druker discusses the science and regulations…
  • <em>Warriors Don't Cry</em>
    1:00PM EDTWarriors Don't CryMelba Pattillo Beals discusses her book, Warriors Don’t Cry, which details…
  • <em>Patrick Henry</em>
    2:00PM EDTPatrick HenryJon Kukla recounts the life of Patrick Henry, Virginia’s first…
  • <em>How Trump Won</em>
    3:15PM EDTHow Trump WonBook TV sat down with Joel Pollak, senior editor-at-large at Breitbart, to…
  • <em>New York Review of Books</em> Contributors on Immigration
    4:00PM EDTNew York Review of Books Contributors on ImmigrationFrom the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival in New York City, contributors to the…
  • <em>Horsemen of the Trumpocalypse</em>
    5:00PM EDTHorsemen of the TrumpocalypseThe Nation national affairs writer John Nichols discusses his book, Horsemen of…
  • <em>Not a Day Care</em>
    6:00PM EDTNot a Day CareOklahoma Wesleyan University President Everett Piper argues in his book, Not a Day Care, that…
  • <em>What Happened</em>
    7:00PM EDTWhat HappenedHillary Clinton gives her personal account of the 2016 presidential…
  • <em>The Cold War</em>
    8:30PM EDTThe Cold WarBancroft Prize-winning historian Odd Arne Westad looks at the global…
  • After Words with Suzy Hansen
    10:00PM EDTAfter Words with Suzy HansenNew York Times Magazine contributor Suzy Hansen reports on the world’s view of…
  • <em>From Benito Mussolini to Hugo Chavez</em>
    11:00PM EDTFrom Benito Mussolini to Hugo ChavezPaul Hollander, professor emeritus of sociology at the University of…
  • Sunday

  • <em>Crash Override</em>
    12:30AM EDTCrash OverrideVideo game developer, online bullying victim, and CEO of the Crash…
  • <em>Thank You For Being Late</em>
    1:30AM EDTThank You For Being LatePulitzer Prize-winning columnist Thomas Friedman discusses his book, Thank You…
  • Open Phones with Thomas Friedman
    2:33AM EDTOpen Phones with Thomas FriedmanPulitzer Prize-winning columnist Thomas Friedman takes viewer phone calls…
  • <em>Remember the Ladies</em>
    3:00AM EDTRemember the LadiesAngela Dodson, former senior editor of the New York Times, recounts the…
  • <em>Angry White Male</em>
    4:00AM EDTAngry White MaleWayne Allyn Root, host of the Wayne Allyn Root Show (Newsmax TV), talks…
  • <em>Science in the Soul</em>
    4:15AM EDTScience in the SoulBestselling author Richard Dawkins makes an argument for “the scientific way of…
  • <em>The Ends of the World</em>
    5:15AM EDTThe Ends of the WorldScience journalist Peter Brannen discusses the sixth extinction by…
  • <em>Striking Power</em>
    6:00AM EDTStriking PowerJohn Yoo and Jeremy Rabkin talk about how military technology is changing…
  • Panel Discussion on the Supreme Court
    7:00AM EDTPanel Discussion on the Supreme CourtFrom the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival in New York City, panelists talk…
  • <em>Bones</em>
    8:00AM EDTBonesJournalist Joe Tone reports on the lives of the Trevino brothers along the…
  • <em>Job Creation</em>
    9:00AM EDTJob CreationAndy Puzder, former CEO of CKE Restaurants and President Trump’s first nominee…
  • <em>What Happened</em>
    9:30AM EDTWhat HappenedHillary Clinton gives her personal account of the 2016 presidential…
  • <em>Robot Proof</em>
    11:00AM EDTRobot ProofNortheastern University president, Joseph Aoun, argues for the need for…
  • After Words with David Osborne
    12:00PM EDTAfter Words with David OsborneProgressive Policy Institute senior fellow David Osborne examines the charter…
  • <em>Cornerstone of Liberty</em>
    1:00PM EDTCornerstone of LibertyChristina Sandefur, executive vice president of the Goldwater Institute,…
  • <em>Stamped from the Beginning</em>
    1:20PM EDTStamped from the BeginningIn light of Charlottesville and other recent protests around the country,…
  • Panel Discussion on Southern History
    3:00PM EDTPanel Discussion on Southern HistoryFrom the 2017 Mississippi Book Festival, an author panel discussion about…
  • <em>Charlton Heston</em>
    4:00PM EDTCharlton HestonBiographer Marc Eliot joined us on the set at FreedomFest to discuss his book,…
  • <em>Madame President</em>
    4:30PM EDTMadame PresidentHelene Cooper explores the life of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, leader of the Liberian…
  • <em>What Is Slavery?</em>
    5:15PM EDTWhat Is Slavery?Brenda Stevenson talks about her book, What is Slavery?.
  • <em>Machine, Platform, Crowd</em>
    5:50PM EDTMachine, Platform, CrowdIn their most recent book, Machine, Platform, Crowd, MIT’s Andrew McAfee and…
  • Open Phones with Leland Melvin
    7:00PM EDTOpen Phones with Leland MelvinAstronaut and former professional football player Leland Melvin takes…
  • <em>From Benito Mussolini to Hugo Chavez</em>
    7:30PM EDTFrom Benito Mussolini to Hugo ChavezPaul Hollander, professor emeritus of sociology at the University of…
  • After Words with Suzy Hansen
    9:00PM EDTAfter Words with Suzy HansenNew York Times Magazine contributor Suzy Hansen reports on the world’s view of…
  • <em>What Happened</em>
    10:00PM EDTWhat HappenedHillary Clinton gives her personal account of the 2016 presidential…
  • <em>Charlton Heston</em>
    11:30PM EDTCharlton HestonBiographer Marc Eliot joined us on the set at FreedomFest to discuss his book,…
  • Monday

  • After Words with Suzy Hansen
    12:00AM EDTAfter Words with Suzy HansenNew York Times Magazine contributor Suzy Hansen reports on the world’s view of…
  • <em>Hillbilly Elegy</em>
    1:00AM EDTHillbilly ElegyJ.D. Vance recalls his childhood in a Rust Belt town in Ohio at the 17th…
  • <em>Supremely Partisan</em>
    2:00AM EDTSupremely PartisanJames Zirin argues that the Supreme Court has become highly partisan and the…
  • After Words with Suzy Hansen
    3:00AM EDTAfter Words with Suzy HansenNew York Times Magazine contributor Suzy Hansen reports on the world’s view of…
  • <em>America in the Age of Trump</em>
    4:00AM EDTAmerica in the Age of TrumpFox News contributor and pollster Doug Schoen gives his assessment of the…
  • <em>Crash Override</em>
    5:00AM EDTCrash OverrideVideo game developer, online bullying victim, and CEO of the Crash…
  • Panel Discussion on Mississippi History
    6:00AM EDTPanel Discussion on Mississippi HistoryFrom the 2017 Mississippi Book Festival, a panel discussion on the history…
  • <em>Cornerstone of Liberty</em>
    7:00AM EDTCornerstone of LibertyChristina Sandefur, executive vice president of the Goldwater Institute,…
  • <em>False Black Power?</em>
    7:20AM EDTFalse Black Power?Wall Street Journal columnist Jason Riley argues that political capital…
  • 8:00AM EDTCommunicators with David CohenDavid Cohen, senior executive vice president of Comcast, the nation’s…

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Each weekend, Book TV features 48 hours of nonfiction books from Saturday 8am ET to Monday 8am ET.