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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

    Suzy Hansen talked about her book Notes on a Foreign Country: An American Abroad in a Post-American World, in which she reports on international perceptions of America’s power and influence as well as her own view of the U.S. She was interviewed by Elmira…

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  • Sunday

  • After Words with David Osborne
    12:01PM 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>
    4:02PM EDTCharlton HestonBiographer Marc Eliot joined us on the set at FreedomFest to discuss his book,…
  • <em>Madame President</em>
    4:31PM EDTMadame PresidentHelene Cooper explores the life of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, leader of the Liberian…
  • <em>What Is Slavery?</em>
    5:20PM EDTWhat Is Slavery?Brenda Stevenson talks about her book, What is Slavery?.
  • <em>Machine, Platform, Crowd</em>
    5:55PM 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>
    7:31PM 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>
    5:02AM 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>
    7:03AM 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…
  • Saturday

  • <em>What Happened</em>
    8:00AM EDTWhat HappenedHillary Clinton gives her personal account of the 2016 presidential…
  • <em>Hillbilly Elegy</em>
    9:30AM EDTHillbilly ElegyJ.D. Vance recalls his childhood in a Rust Belt town in Ohio at the 17th…
  • <em>From Benito Mussolini to Hugo Chavez</em>
    10:30AM EDTFrom Benito Mussolini to Hugo ChavezPaul Hollander, professor emeritus of sociology at the University of…
  • <em>Tears We Cannot Stop</em>
    12:00PM EDTTears We Cannot StopGeorgetown University professor Michael Eric Dyson offers his thoughts on…
  • 6:00PM EDTThe Scandal of MoneyGeorge Gilder talks about his book, The Scandal of Money: Why Wall Street…
  • <em>Robot Proof</em>
    6:30PM EDTRobot ProofNortheastern University president, Joseph Aoun, argues for the need for…
  • 7:30PM EDTRogue SpooksPolitical strategist Dick Morris discusses the Russia investigation and…
  • 10:00PM EDTAfter Words with Art LevineInvestigative journalist Art Levine reports on the mental health industry…
  • 11:00PM EDTLife 3.0MIT physics professor Max Tegmark examines the concept of intelligence and…
  • Sunday

  • 12:10AM EDTSkepticMichael Shermer, founder of Skeptic magazine, talks about his book Skeptic, a collection…
  • <em>Tears We Cannot Stop</em>
    12:30AM EDTTears We Cannot StopGeorgetown University professor Michael Eric Dyson offers his thoughts on…
  • <em>Not a Day Care</em>
    6:30AM EDTNot a Day CareOklahoma Wesleyan University President Everett Piper argues in his book, Not a Day Care, that…
  • <em>Altered Genes, Twisted Truth</em>
    7:30AM EDTAltered Genes, Twisted TruthPublic interest lawyer Steven Druker discusses the science and regulations…
  • <em>Hidden Figures</em>
    9:00AM EDTHidden FiguresMargot Lee Shetterly discusses her book, Hidden Figures: The American…
  • <em>Gerry Studds</em>
    9:45AM EDTGerry StuddsMark Robert Schneider recounts the life of former Massachusetts…
  • 10:40AM EDTThe Scandal of MoneyGeorge Gilder talks about his book, The Scandal of Money: Why Wall Street…
  • After Words with Suzy Hansen
    11:00AM EDTAfter Words with Suzy HansenNew York Times Magazine contributor Suzy Hansen reports on the world’s view of…
  • 12:00PM EDTLiveIn Depth with Lynne OlsonAuthor Lynne Olson talks about her life and career and responds to viewer calls.…
  • 12:00PM EDTLiveIn Depth with Lynne OlsonAuthor Lynne Olson talks about her life and career and responds to viewer calls.…
  • <em>My Beloved World</em>
    5:25PM EDTMy Beloved WorldSupreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor talks about her autobiography, My…
  • Panel Discussion on Free Speech
    6:45PM EDTPanel Discussion on Free SpeechFrom the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival in New York City, panelists talk…
  • 8:45PM EDTThe American MiracleMichael Medved joined Book TV at FreedomFest in Las Vegas to discuss his…
  • 9:00PM EDTAfter Words with Art LevineInvestigative journalist Art Levine reports on the mental health industry…
  • 10:00PM EDTRogue SpooksPolitical strategist Dick Morris discusses the Russia investigation and…
  • 11:00PM EDTThanks, ObamaFormer speechwriter for President Obama Dave Litt recalls his time working…
  • Monday

  • 12:00AM EDTIn Depth with Lynne OlsonAuthor Lynne Olson talks about her life and career and responds to viewer calls.…
  • 3:00AM EDTAfter Words with Art LevineInvestigative journalist Art Levine reports on the mental health industry…
  • <em>The Cold War</em>
    4:00AM EDTThe Cold WarBancroft Prize-winning historian Odd Arne Westad looks at the global…
  • <em>Blackout</em>
    5:30AM EDTBlackoutRadio personality Paul Porter looks at the inner workings of the music…
  • <em>Democracy</em>
    7:00AM EDTDemocracyFormer Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice looks at democracy around the…

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