Book TV Schedule

Week of May 19 through May 26

All times and durations are subject to change

Saturday, May 20
8:01 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 1 hr. 21 min. JanesvilleRene Bue; Amy GoldsteinAmy Goldstein talked about her book, Janesville: An American Story, about the devastation ... Amy Goldstein talked about her book, Janesville: An American Story, about the devastation caused by the closing of a General Motors assembly plant in Janesville, Wisconsin, during the so-called “Great Recession” of 2008-2009. The plant, which had been operating in the town since 1923, provided at its peak 7,000 jobs for residents in and near Janesville. 9:30 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 23 min. Digitally Enabled Social ChangeJennifer Earl; Peter SlenProfessor Jennifer Earl talked about her book, Digitally Enabled Social Change: Activism in the ... Professor Jennifer Earl talked about her book, Digitally Enabled Social Change: Activism in the Internet Age. This interview, recorded on the campus of the University of Arizona, is part of Book TV’s College Series. 10:00 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 30 min. LIVE Not the Cleaver FamilyMaria OlsenMaria Olsen talked about her book, Not the Cleaver Family: The New Normal in Modern American ... Maria Olsen talked about her book, Not the Cleaver Family: The New Normal in Modern American Families.

She spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017 Gaithersburg Book Festival, held on the grounds of City Hall in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
10:30 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 3 min. LIVE Whistleblower at the CIAAudrey Bastian; Melvin A. GoodmanMelvin A. Goodman talked about his book, Whistleblower at the CIA: An Insider’s Account ... Melvin A. Goodman talked about his book, Whistleblower at the CIA: An Insider’s Account of the Politics of Intelligence.

He spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017 Gaithersburg Book Festival, held on the grounds of City Hall in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
10:33 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 34 min. LIVE Whistleblower at the CIAAudrey Bastian; Melvin A. GoodmanMelvin A. Goodman talked about his book, Whistleblower at the CIA: An Insider’s Account ... Melvin A. Goodman talked about his book, Whistleblower at the CIA: An Insider’s Account of the Politics of Intelligence.

He spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017 Gaithersburg Book Festival, held on the grounds of City Hall in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
11:08 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 7 min. LIVE The Vaccine RaceSarah Jackson; Meredith WadmanMeredith Wadman talked about her book, The Vaccine Race: Science, Politics, and the Human Costs ... Meredith Wadman talked about her book, The Vaccine Race: Science, Politics, and the Human Costs of Defeating Disease.

She spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017 Gaithersburg Book Festival, held on the grounds of City Hall in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
11:15 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 50 min. LIVE The Vaccine RaceSarah Jackson; Meredith WadmanMeredith Wadman talked about her book, The Vaccine Race: Science, Politics, and the Human Costs ... Meredith Wadman talked about her book, The Vaccine Race: Science, Politics, and the Human Costs of Defeating Disease.

She spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017 Gaithersburg Book Festival, held on the grounds of City Hall in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
12:06 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 7 min. LIVE The Imagineers of WarSharon WeinbergerSharon Weinberger talked about her book, The Imagineers of War: The Untold Story of DARPA, the ... Sharon Weinberger talked about her book, The Imagineers of War: The Untold Story of DARPA, the Pentagon Agency That Changed the World.

She spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017 Gaithersburg Book Festival, held on the grounds of City Hall in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
12:14 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 52 min. LIVE The Imagineers of WarSharon WeinbergerSharon Weinberger talked about her book, The Imagineers of War: The Untold Story of DARPA, the ... Sharon Weinberger talked about her book, The Imagineers of War: The Untold Story of DARPA, the Pentagon Agency That Changed the World.

She spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017 Gaithersburg Book Festival, held on the grounds of City Hall in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
1:06 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 13 min. LIVE Reagan RisingJulian Hafner; Craig Shirley; Juan WilliamsCraig Shirley talked about his book, Reagan Rising: The Decisive Years, ... Craig Shirley talked about his book, Reagan Rising: The Decisive Years, 1976-1980.

He spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017 Gaithersburg Book Festival, held on the grounds of City Hall in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
1:19 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 47 min. LIVE Reagan RisingJulian Hafner; Craig Shirley; Juan WilliamsCraig Shirley talked about his book, Reagan Rising: The Decisive Years, ... Craig Shirley talked about his book, Reagan Rising: The Decisive Years, 1976-1980.

He spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017 Gaithersburg Book Festival, held on the grounds of City Hall in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
2:07 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 6 min. LIVE Wrestling With His AngelSidney BlumenthalSidney Blumenthal talked about his book, Wrestling With His Angel: The Political Life of ... Sidney Blumenthal talked about his book, Wrestling With His Angel: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln Vol. II, 1849-1856.

He spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017 Gaithersburg Book Festival, held on the grounds of City Hall in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
2:13 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 53 min. LIVE Wrestling With His AngelSidney BlumenthalSidney Blumenthal talked about his book, Wrestling With His Angel: The Political Life of ... Sidney Blumenthal talked about his book, Wrestling With His Angel: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln Vol. II, 1849-1856.

He spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017 Gaithersburg Book Festival, held on the grounds of City Hall in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
3:07 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 7 min. LIVE The Jersey BrothersSally Mott FreemanSally Mott Freeman talked about her book, The Jersey Brothers: A Missing Naval Officer in the ... Sally Mott Freeman talked about her book, The Jersey Brothers: A Missing Naval Officer in the Pacific and His Family’s Quest to Bring Him Home.

She spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017 Gaithersburg Book Festival, held on the grounds of City Hall in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
3:15 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 44 min. LIVE The Jersey BrothersSally Mott FreemanSally Mott Freeman talked about her book, The Jersey Brothers: A Missing Naval Officer in the ... Sally Mott Freeman talked about her book, The Jersey Brothers: A Missing Naval Officer in the Pacific and His Family’s Quest to Bring Him Home.

She spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017 Gaithersburg Book Festival, held on the grounds of City Hall in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
3:59 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 14 min. LIVE Panel Discussion on Westward ExpansionPeter Cozzens; William Hogeland; Michael A. SesmaWilliam Hogeland, author of Autumn of the Black Snake: The Creation of the U.S. Army and the ... William Hogeland, author of Autumn of the Black Snake: The Creation of the U.S. Army and the Invasion That Opened the West, and Peter Cozzens, author of The Earth is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West, talked about military conflict with Native Americans during America’s westward expansion. 4:14 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 50 min. LIVE Panel Discussion on Westward ExpansionPeter Cozzens; William Hogeland; Michael A. SesmaWilliam Hogeland, author of Autumn of the Black Snake: The Creation of the U.S. Army and the ... William Hogeland, author of Autumn of the Black Snake: The Creation of the U.S. Army and the Invasion That Opened the West, and Peter Cozzens, author of The Earth is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West, talked about military conflict with Native Americans during America’s westward expansion. 5:15 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. Book TV in Trenton, New JerseyC-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities ... C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.

Programs Featured on Book TV:

Trenton, New Jersey, Driving Tour
427609-1

Crossroads of the Revolution
427601-1

New Jersey State Library Rare Books
427606-1

The Roebling Legacy
427605-1

Trenton Free Public Library
427604-1

Liking Ike
427607-1

Fear Was My Only Weapon
427610-1
5:17 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 11 min. Trenton, New Jersey, Driving TourJohn Hatch; Ashley HillJohn Hatch gave a tour of the city of Trenton, New Jersey, and highlighted some of its most ... John Hatch gave a tour of the city of Trenton, New Jersey, and highlighted some of its most historic locations.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
5:29 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 16 min. Crossroads of the RevolutionWilliam Kidder; Tiffany RocqueWilliam Kidder talked about his book Crossroads of the Revolution: Trenton 1774-1783, in ... William Kidder talked about his book Crossroads of the Revolution: Trenton 1774-1783, in which he argues that Trenton, New Jersey, played a large role in the years during the Revolutionary War and is significant for more than just being the location of a famous battle.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
5:45 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 12 min. New Jersey State Library Rare BooksDeborah Mercer; Margaret Nizolek; Tiffany RocqueDeborah Mercer showcased some of the rare items held by the New Jersey State Library, including a ... Deborah Mercer showcased some of the rare items held by the New Jersey State Library, including a broadside from William Franklin, New Jersey’s last royal governor. As the official repository of state government, the New Jersey State Library is tasked with the responsibility of archiving anything published by state government from public hearings to newsletters. Since their opening in 1796, the library has also amassed a collection of rare books and items dating back to the state’s founding.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
5:57 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 15 min. The Roebling LegacyAdrienne Hoar McGibbon; Clifford ZinkClifford Zink talked about his book The Roebling Legacy, in which he recounts the history ... Clifford Zink talked about his book The Roebling Legacy, in which he recounts the history of the Roebling family and its role in the industrial revolution in Trenton, New Jersey. The man behind the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge was John A. Roebling, the inventor of wire rope. With a growing demand for his rope, Roebling built his manufacturing complex in Trenton, New Jersey.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
6:12 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 5 min. Trenton Free Public LibraryPatricia HallPatricia Hall gave a tour of the Trenton Free Public Library and showcased some rare items in its ... Patricia Hall gave a tour of the Trenton Free Public Library and showcased some rare items in its archives. Founded in 1750, the Trenton Free Public Library is one of the oldest libraries in New Jersey. It began as a subscription library with its first 50 books being donated by Benjamin Franklin. In 1902, it became a public library open to the citizens of Trenton.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
6:18 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 11 min. Liking IkeDavid Blake; Ashley HillDavid Blake talked about his book Liking Ike: Eisenhower, Advertising, and the Rise of ... David Blake talked about his book Liking Ike: Eisenhower, Advertising, and the Rise of Celebrity Politics, in which he looks at the role played by celebrity and advertising during the Eisenhower campaign and its effect on future politics.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
6:30 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 14 min. Fear Was My Only WeaponJ. Dennis PappDennis Papp talked about his book Fear Was My Only Weapon: Can a personnel clerk maintain his ... Dennis Papp talked about his book Fear Was My Only Weapon: Can a personnel clerk maintain his sanity and survive Vietnam when he’s forbidden to have any bullets for his M16?, in which he recounts the time he spent in Vietnam in the United States Army. He talked about his life as a soldier and how he was forbidden from carrying ammunition in his gun due to his role as a personnel clerk.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
6:45 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 14 min. Popular Support for an Undemocratic RegimeWilliam Mishler; Peter SlenProfessor William Mishler talked about his book, Popular Support for an Undemocratic Regime: ... Professor William Mishler talked about his book, Popular Support for an Undemocratic Regime: The Changing Views of Russians. This interview, conducted on the campus of the University of Arizona, is part of Book TV’s College Series. 7:01 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 57 min. BehaveRobert SapolskyRobert Sapolsky talked about his book Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst, ... Robert Sapolsky talked about his book Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst, in which he attempts to answer what drives human behaviors such as racism, xenophobia, tolerance, competition, morality, war, peace, and more.
8:00 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 33 min. Madness Rules the HourPaul StarobinPaul Starobin talked about his book Madness Rules the Hour: Charleston, 1860 and the Mania for ... Paul Starobin talked about his book Madness Rules the Hour: Charleston, 1860 and the Mania for War, in which he recalls the political landscape of Charleston, South Carolina, in 1860, as the city’s leaders pushed for South Carolina to leave the Union in the hopes that the rest of the South would follow. 8:34 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. Earth in Human HandsDavid Grinspoon; Kirk Johnson; Barbara StaufferDavid Grinspoon talked about his book Earth in Human Hands: Shaping Our Planet’s ... David Grinspoon talked about his book Earth in Human Hands: Shaping Our Planet’s Future, in which he reports on the “anthropocene” phase of Earth’s history and describes the impact humans have had and will have on the planet. 10:05 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 58 min. After Words with Stuart TaylorBeth Frerking; Stuart S. Taylor Jr.Stuart Taylor, co-author of The Campus Rape Frenzy: The Attack on Due Process at ... Stuart Taylor, co-author of The Campus Rape Frenzy: The Attack on Due Process at America’s Universities, examines campus sexual assault policies. In his book, Mr. Taylor argues that federal regulations on sexual assault and harassment are hampering students' rights to due process on college campuses. Mr. Taylor was interviewed by Beth Frerking.
11:04 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 53 min. Grand Opening of the American Writers MuseumBook TV presented coverage of the Grand opening of the American Writers Museum in Chicago, ... Book TV presented coverage of the Grand opening of the American Writers Museum in Chicago, featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough, Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel, author and poet Stuart Dybek, and others.
Sunday, May 21
12:04 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 30 min. Not the Cleaver FamilyMaria OlsenMaria Olsen talked about her book, Not the Cleaver Family: The New Normal in Modern American ... Maria Olsen talked about her book, Not the Cleaver Family: The New Normal in Modern American Families.

She spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017 Gaithersburg Book Festival, held on the grounds of City Hall in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
12:34 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 3 min. Whistleblower at the CIAAudrey Bastian; Melvin A. GoodmanMelvin A. Goodman talked about his book, Whistleblower at the CIA: An Insider’s Account ... Melvin A. Goodman talked about his book, Whistleblower at the CIA: An Insider’s Account of the Politics of Intelligence.

He spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017 Gaithersburg Book Festival, held on the grounds of City Hall in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
12:38 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 34 min. Whistleblower at the CIAAudrey Bastian; Melvin A. GoodmanMelvin A. Goodman talked about his book, Whistleblower at the CIA: An Insider’s Account ... Melvin A. Goodman talked about his book, Whistleblower at the CIA: An Insider’s Account of the Politics of Intelligence.

He spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017 Gaithersburg Book Festival, held on the grounds of City Hall in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
1:13 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 7 min. The Vaccine RaceSarah Jackson; Meredith WadmanMeredith Wadman talked about her book, The Vaccine Race: Science, Politics, and the Human Costs ... Meredith Wadman talked about her book, The Vaccine Race: Science, Politics, and the Human Costs of Defeating Disease.

She spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017 Gaithersburg Book Festival, held on the grounds of City Hall in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
1:20 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 50 min. The Vaccine RaceSarah Jackson; Meredith WadmanMeredith Wadman talked about her book, The Vaccine Race: Science, Politics, and the Human Costs ... Meredith Wadman talked about her book, The Vaccine Race: Science, Politics, and the Human Costs of Defeating Disease.

She spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017 Gaithersburg Book Festival, held on the grounds of City Hall in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
2:10 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 7 min. The Imagineers of WarSharon WeinbergerSharon Weinberger talked about her book, The Imagineers of War: The Untold Story of DARPA, the ... Sharon Weinberger talked about her book, The Imagineers of War: The Untold Story of DARPA, the Pentagon Agency That Changed the World.

She spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017 Gaithersburg Book Festival, held on the grounds of City Hall in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
2:18 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 52 min. The Imagineers of WarSharon WeinbergerSharon Weinberger talked about her book, The Imagineers of War: The Untold Story of DARPA, the ... Sharon Weinberger talked about her book, The Imagineers of War: The Untold Story of DARPA, the Pentagon Agency That Changed the World.

She spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017 Gaithersburg Book Festival, held on the grounds of City Hall in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
3:10 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 13 min. Reagan RisingJulian Hafner; Craig Shirley; Juan WilliamsCraig Shirley talked about his book, Reagan Rising: The Decisive Years, ... Craig Shirley talked about his book, Reagan Rising: The Decisive Years, 1976-1980.

He spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017 Gaithersburg Book Festival, held on the grounds of City Hall in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
3:23 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 47 min. Reagan RisingJulian Hafner; Craig Shirley; Juan WilliamsCraig Shirley talked about his book, Reagan Rising: The Decisive Years, ... Craig Shirley talked about his book, Reagan Rising: The Decisive Years, 1976-1980.

He spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017 Gaithersburg Book Festival, held on the grounds of City Hall in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
4:11 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 6 min. Wrestling With His AngelSidney BlumenthalSidney Blumenthal talked about his book, Wrestling With His Angel: The Political Life of ... Sidney Blumenthal talked about his book, Wrestling With His Angel: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln Vol. II, 1849-1856.

He spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017 Gaithersburg Book Festival, held on the grounds of City Hall in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
4:18 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 53 min. Wrestling With His AngelSidney BlumenthalSidney Blumenthal talked about his book, Wrestling With His Angel: The Political Life of ... Sidney Blumenthal talked about his book, Wrestling With His Angel: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln Vol. II, 1849-1856.

He spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017 Gaithersburg Book Festival, held on the grounds of City Hall in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
5:11 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 7 min. The Jersey BrothersSally Mott FreemanSally Mott Freeman talked about her book, The Jersey Brothers: A Missing Naval Officer in the ... Sally Mott Freeman talked about her book, The Jersey Brothers: A Missing Naval Officer in the Pacific and His Family’s Quest to Bring Him Home.

She spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017 Gaithersburg Book Festival, held on the grounds of City Hall in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
5:19 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 44 min. The Jersey BrothersSally Mott FreemanSally Mott Freeman talked about her book, The Jersey Brothers: A Missing Naval Officer in the ... Sally Mott Freeman talked about her book, The Jersey Brothers: A Missing Naval Officer in the Pacific and His Family’s Quest to Bring Him Home.

She spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017 Gaithersburg Book Festival, held on the grounds of City Hall in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
6:04 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 14 min. Panel Discussion on Westward ExpansionPeter Cozzens; William Hogeland; Michael A. SesmaWilliam Hogeland, author of Autumn of the Black Snake: The Creation of the U.S. Army and the ... William Hogeland, author of Autumn of the Black Snake: The Creation of the U.S. Army and the Invasion That Opened the West, and Peter Cozzens, author of The Earth is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West, talked about military conflict with Native Americans during America’s westward expansion. 6:18 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 50 min. Panel Discussion on Westward ExpansionPeter Cozzens; William Hogeland; Michael A. SesmaWilliam Hogeland, author of Autumn of the Black Snake: The Creation of the U.S. Army and the ... William Hogeland, author of Autumn of the Black Snake: The Creation of the U.S. Army and the Invasion That Opened the West, and Peter Cozzens, author of The Earth is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West, talked about military conflict with Native Americans during America’s westward expansion.
7:08 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 5 min. Trenton Free Public LibraryPatricia HallPatricia Hall gave a tour of the Trenton Free Public Library and showcased some rare items in its ... Patricia Hall gave a tour of the Trenton Free Public Library and showcased some rare items in its archives. Founded in 1750, the Trenton Free Public Library is one of the oldest libraries in New Jersey. It began as a subscription library with its first 50 books being donated by Benjamin Franklin. In 1902, it became a public library open to the citizens of Trenton.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
7:15 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 47 min. DemocrazyMichelle Magona; Trey RadelFormer Representative Trey Radel (R-FL) talked about his book Democrazy: A True Story of Weird ... Former Representative Trey Radel (R-FL) talked about his book Democrazy: A True Story of Weird Politics, Money, Madness, and Finger Food, in which he recounts his time in Congress and describes the the inner workings of the institution. 8:02 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Shoot Like a GirlMary Jennings Hegar; Maggie ShirleyMajor Mary Jennings Hegar talked about her book Shoot Like a Girl: One Woman’s Dramatic ... Major Mary Jennings Hegar talked about her book Shoot Like a Girl: One Woman’s Dramatic Fight in Afghanistan and on the Home Front, in which she talks about her tours in Afghanistan with the Air National Guard conducting search and rescue missions and efforts to eliminate the Ground Combat Exclusion Policy, a military policy that did not allow women in the armed services to serve in combat positions.
9:04 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 1 hr. 27 min. Book TV in Trenton, New JerseyC-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities ... C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.

Programs Featured on Book TV:

Trenton, New Jersey, Driving Tour
427609-1

Crossroads of the Revolution
427601-1

New Jersey State Library Rare Books
427606-1

The Roebling Legacy
427605-1

Trenton Free Public Library
427604-1

Liking Ike
427607-1

Fear Was My Only Weapon
427610-1
9:06 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 11 min. Trenton, New Jersey, Driving TourJohn Hatch; Ashley HillJohn Hatch gave a tour of the city of Trenton, New Jersey, and highlighted some of its most ... John Hatch gave a tour of the city of Trenton, New Jersey, and highlighted some of its most historic locations.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
9:18 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 16 min. Crossroads of the RevolutionWilliam Kidder; Tiffany RocqueWilliam Kidder talked about his book Crossroads of the Revolution: Trenton 1774-1783, in ... William Kidder talked about his book Crossroads of the Revolution: Trenton 1774-1783, in which he argues that Trenton, New Jersey, played a large role in the years during the Revolutionary War and is significant for more than just being the location of a famous battle.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
9:34 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 12 min. New Jersey State Library Rare BooksDeborah Mercer; Margaret Nizolek; Tiffany RocqueDeborah Mercer showcased some of the rare items held by the New Jersey State Library, including a ... Deborah Mercer showcased some of the rare items held by the New Jersey State Library, including a broadside from William Franklin, New Jersey’s last royal governor. As the official repository of state government, the New Jersey State Library is tasked with the responsibility of archiving anything published by state government from public hearings to newsletters. Since their opening in 1796, the library has also amassed a collection of rare books and items dating back to the state’s founding.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
9:46 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 15 min. The Roebling LegacyAdrienne Hoar McGibbon; Clifford ZinkClifford Zink talked about his book The Roebling Legacy, in which he recounts the history ... Clifford Zink talked about his book The Roebling Legacy, in which he recounts the history of the Roebling family and its role in the industrial revolution in Trenton, New Jersey. The man behind the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge was John A. Roebling, the inventor of wire rope. With a growing demand for his rope, Roebling built his manufacturing complex in Trenton, New Jersey.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
10:02 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 5 min. Trenton Free Public LibraryPatricia HallPatricia Hall gave a tour of the Trenton Free Public Library and showcased some rare items in its ... Patricia Hall gave a tour of the Trenton Free Public Library and showcased some rare items in its archives. Founded in 1750, the Trenton Free Public Library is one of the oldest libraries in New Jersey. It began as a subscription library with its first 50 books being donated by Benjamin Franklin. In 1902, it became a public library open to the citizens of Trenton.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
10:07 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 9 min. Borderline CitizensRobert McGreeveyRobert McGreevey talked about his book Borderline Citizens: The US, Puerto Rico, and the ... Robert McGreevey talked about his book Borderline Citizens: The US, Puerto Rico, and the Politics of Colonial Law and Migration, 1998-1948, in which he examines some of the challenges the people of Puerto Rico faced as they fought for full rights as U.S. citizens. In December of 1898, the Treaty of Paris was signed bringing an official end to the Spanish-American War. As part of that treaty, the island of Puerto Rico was ceded to the United States from Spain.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
10:16 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 14 min. Fear Was My Only WeaponJ. Dennis PappDennis Papp talked about his book Fear Was My Only Weapon: Can a personnel clerk maintain his ... Dennis Papp talked about his book Fear Was My Only Weapon: Can a personnel clerk maintain his sanity and survive Vietnam when he’s forbidden to have any bullets for his M16?, in which he recounts the time he spent in Vietnam in the United States Army. He talked about his life as a soldier and how he was forbidden from carrying ammunition in his gun due to his role as a personnel clerk.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
10:31 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. Earth in Human HandsDavid Grinspoon; Kirk Johnson; Barbara StaufferDavid Grinspoon talked about his book Earth in Human Hands: Shaping Our Planet’s ... David Grinspoon talked about his book Earth in Human Hands: Shaping Our Planet’s Future, in which he reports on the “anthropocene” phase of Earth’s history and describes the impact humans have had and will have on the planet.
12:03 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 59 min. After Words with Elisabeth RosenthalDavid Blumenthal M.D.; Elisabeth RosenthalDr. Elisabeth Rosenthal talked about her book An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big ... Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal talked about her book An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back, in which she examines the business side of health care. In her book, Dr. Rosenthal looks at costs for medical services and examines why they are 2-3 times higher in the U.S. She also offers guidance to consumers on how to better navigate the healthcare system. Dr. Rosenthal was interviewed by Dr. David Blumenthal. 1:03 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 18 min. InezPeter Slen; Linda LumsdenProfessor Linda Lumsden talked about her book, Inez: The Life and Times of Inez Milholland, ... Professor Linda Lumsden talked about her book, Inez: The Life and Times of Inez Milholland, a biography of suffragist Inez Milholland. This interview was recorded on the campus of the University of Arizona in Tucson and is part of Book TV’s College Series. 1:25 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 33 min. Madness Rules the HourPaul StarobinPaul Starobin talked about his book Madness Rules the Hour: Charleston, 1860 and the Mania for ... Paul Starobin talked about his book Madness Rules the Hour: Charleston, 1860 and the Mania for War, in which he recalls the political landscape of Charleston, South Carolina, in 1860, as the city’s leaders pushed for South Carolina to leave the Union in the hopes that the rest of the South would follow.
2:00 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 1 hr. 36 min. A Man and His PresidentsAlvin S. Felzenberg; Robert P. GeorgeAlvin Felzenberg talked about his book A Man and His Presidents: The Political Odyssey of ... Alvin Felzenberg talked about his book A Man and His Presidents: The Political Odyssey of William F. Buckley Jr., in which he recalls William F. Buckley’s relationship with presidential administrations and policy makers. 3:37 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 11 min. Trenton, New Jersey, Driving TourJohn Hatch; Ashley HillJohn Hatch gave a tour of the city of Trenton, New Jersey, and highlighted some of its most ... John Hatch gave a tour of the city of Trenton, New Jersey, and highlighted some of its most historic locations.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
3:49 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 11 min. Liking IkeDavid Blake; Ashley HillDavid Blake talked about his book Liking Ike: Eisenhower, Advertising, and the Rise of ... David Blake talked about his book Liking Ike: Eisenhower, Advertising, and the Rise of Celebrity Politics, in which he looks at the role played by celebrity and advertising during the Eisenhower campaign and its effect on future politics.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
4:01 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 57 min. Thunder in the MountainsNiki Coffman; Daniel SharfsteinProfessor Daniel Sharfstein talked about his book Thunder in the Mountains: Chief Joseph, ... Professor Daniel Sharfstein talked about his book Thunder in the Mountains: Chief Joseph, Oliver Otis Howard, and the Nez Perce War, in which he recalls the Nez Perce Wars of the late 19th century, fought between the Nez Perce tribe and the United States Army. In his book, the author profiles the leaders on both sides of the conflict, Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce, who refused to leave his ancestral land in Oregon, and General Oliver Otis Howard of the U.S. Army, a former Union general and the namesake of Howard University. 5:00 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 58 min. My Fellow SoldiersAndrew Carroll; Vivien JenningsAndrew Carroll talked about his book My Fellow Soldiers: General John Pershing and the ... Andrew Carroll talked about his book My Fellow Soldiers: General John Pershing and the Americans Who Helped Win the Great War, in which he looks at World War I through the eyes of General John Pershing, U.S. Commander in Europe. 6:00 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 1 hr. Over ThereRobert Dalessandro; Andrew L. KnaufColonel Robert Dalessandro (Retired), chair of the U.S. World War One Centennial Commission, ... Colonel Robert Dalessandro (Retired), chair of the U.S. World War One Centennial Commission, talked about his book, Over There: America in the Great War. This event, part of the 2017 Colby Military Writers' Symposium, was held at Norwich University in Northfield, Vermont.
7:02 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 53 min. Grand Opening of the American Writers MuseumBook TV presented coverage of the Grand opening of the American Writers Museum in Chicago, ... Book TV presented coverage of the Grand opening of the American Writers Museum in Chicago, featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough, Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel, author and poet Stuart Dybek, and others. 8:00 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. The Destruction of Hillary ClintonSusan Bordo; Cody Stuart Madsen; Katha PollittSusan Bordo talked about her book The Destruction of Hillary Clinton, in which she examines ... Susan Bordo talked about her book The Destruction of Hillary Clinton, in which she examines Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign and why she lost the election. She spoke with Katha Pollitt. 9:01 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 57 min. After Words with Stuart TaylorBeth Frerking; Stuart S. Taylor Jr.Stuart Taylor, co-author of The Campus Rape Frenzy: The Attack on Due Process at ... Stuart Taylor, co-author of The Campus Rape Frenzy: The Attack on Due Process at America’s Universities, examines campus sexual assault policies. In his book, Mr. Taylor argues that federal regulations on sexual assault and harassment are hampering students' rights to due process on college campuses. Mr. Taylor was interviewed by Beth Frerking.
10:00 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. Rebel MotherPeter Andreas; Richard LockeProfessor Peter Andreas talked about his book Rebel Mother: My Childhood Chasing the ... Professor Peter Andreas talked about his book Rebel Mother: My Childhood Chasing the Revolution, in which he recalls his mother’s transformation from a Kansas housewife in the 1950s to a political radical on the run with her son from the late 1960s to the early 1980s. In his book, the author reports that his mother kidnapped him and took him across the country and into South America as she engaged in many of the era’s political movements. 11:15 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 50 min. My Life with BobMelissa Hohl; Pamela Paul; Emma StraubPamela Paul talked about her book My Life with Bob: Flawed Heroine Keeps Book of Books, Plot ... Pamela Paul talked about her book My Life with Bob: Flawed Heroine Keeps Book of Books, Plot Ensues, in which she offers a look into her journal that lists all of the books she has read over the past twenty-eight years. She spoke with Emma Straub.
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12:07 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 57 min. After Words with Stuart TaylorBeth Frerking; Stuart S. Taylor Jr.Stuart Taylor, co-author of The Campus Rape Frenzy: The Attack on Due Process at ... Stuart Taylor, co-author of The Campus Rape Frenzy: The Attack on Due Process at America’s Universities, examines campus sexual assault policies. In his book, Mr. Taylor argues that federal regulations on sexual assault and harassment are hampering students' rights to due process on college campuses. Mr. Taylor was interviewed by Beth Frerking. 1:05 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 43 min. Twenty-Six SecondsJohn Phillip Santos; Alexandra ZapruderAlexandra Zapruder, granddaughter of Abraham Zapruder, talked about her book, Twenty-Six ... Alexandra Zapruder, granddaughter of Abraham Zapruder, talked about her book, Twenty-Six Seconds: A Personal History of the Zapruder Film. She spoke at the 5th annual San Antonio Book Festival. 1:50 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 5 min. Trenton Free Public LibraryPatricia HallPatricia Hall gave a tour of the Trenton Free Public Library and showcased some rare items in its ... Patricia Hall gave a tour of the Trenton Free Public Library and showcased some rare items in its archives. Founded in 1750, the Trenton Free Public Library is one of the oldest libraries in New Jersey. It began as a subscription library with its first 50 books being donated by Benjamin Franklin. In 1902, it became a public library open to the citizens of Trenton.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
2:00 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 33 min. Madness Rules the HourPaul StarobinPaul Starobin talked about his book Madness Rules the Hour: Charleston, 1860 and the Mania for ... Paul Starobin talked about his book Madness Rules the Hour: Charleston, 1860 and the Mania for War, in which he recalls the political landscape of Charleston, South Carolina, in 1860, as the city’s leaders pushed for South Carolina to leave the Union in the hopes that the rest of the South would follow. 2:40 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 19 min. The Chicken TrailKathleen Schwartzman; Peter SlenProfessor Kathleen Schwartzman talked about her book, The Chicken Trail: Following Workers, ... Professor Kathleen Schwartzman talked about her book, The Chicken Trail: Following Workers, Migrants, and Corporations across the Americas, in which she examines the impact of global trade deals like NAFTA on the North American poultry industry. This interview, conducted on the campus of the University of Arizona, is part of Book TV’s College Series. 3:00 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 57 min. After Words with Stuart TaylorBeth Frerking; Stuart S. Taylor Jr.Stuart Taylor, co-author of The Campus Rape Frenzy: The Attack on Due Process at ... Stuart Taylor, co-author of The Campus Rape Frenzy: The Attack on Due Process at America’s Universities, examines campus sexual assault policies. In his book, Mr. Taylor argues that federal regulations on sexual assault and harassment are hampering students' rights to due process on college campuses. Mr. Taylor was interviewed by Beth Frerking.
4:00 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 45 min. How to Kill a CityCody Stuart Madsen; Peter Moskowitz; Ryan SartorPeter Moskowitz talked about his book How to Kill a City: Gentrification, Inequality, and the ... Peter Moskowitz talked about his book How to Kill a City: Gentrification, Inequality, and the Fight for the Neighborhood, in which he discusses the future of American cities. In his book, Mr. Moskowitz looks at gentrification in Detroit, New Orleans, and New York and the impact on residents of these cities. He was interviewed by Ryan Sartor. 4:46 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. Rebel MotherPeter Andreas; Richard LockeProfessor Peter Andreas talked about his book Rebel Mother: My Childhood Chasing the ... Professor Peter Andreas talked about his book Rebel Mother: My Childhood Chasing the Revolution, in which he recalls his mother’s transformation from a Kansas housewife in the 1950s to a political radical on the run with her son from the late 1960s to the early 1980s. In his book, the author reports that his mother kidnapped him and took him across the country and into South America as she engaged in many of the era’s political movements. 6:01 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 1 hr. The Destruction of Hillary ClintonSusan Bordo; Cody Stuart Madsen; Katha PollittSusan Bordo talked about her book The Destruction of Hillary Clinton, in which she examines ... Susan Bordo talked about her book The Destruction of Hillary Clinton, in which she examines Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign and why she lost the election. She spoke with Katha Pollitt.
7:02 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 18 min. InezPeter Slen; Linda LumsdenProfessor Linda Lumsden talked about her book, Inez: The Life and Times of Inez Milholland, ... Professor Linda Lumsden talked about her book, Inez: The Life and Times of Inez Milholland, a biography of suffragist Inez Milholland. This interview was recorded on the campus of the University of Arizona in Tucson and is part of Book TV’s College Series. 7:21 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 9 min. Borderline CitizensRobert McGreeveyRobert McGreevey talked about his book Borderline Citizens: The US, Puerto Rico, and the ... Robert McGreevey talked about his book Borderline Citizens: The US, Puerto Rico, and the Politics of Colonial Law and Migration, 1998-1948, in which he examines some of the challenges the people of Puerto Rico faced as they fought for full rights as U.S. citizens. In December of 1898, the Treaty of Paris was signed bringing an official end to the Spanish-American War. As part of that treaty, the island of Puerto Rico was ceded to the United States from Spain.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
7:30 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 16 min. Crossroads of the RevolutionWilliam Kidder; Tiffany RocqueWilliam Kidder talked about his book Crossroads of the Revolution: Trenton 1774-1783, in ... William Kidder talked about his book Crossroads of the Revolution: Trenton 1774-1783, in which he argues that Trenton, New Jersey, played a large role in the years during the Revolutionary War and is significant for more than just being the location of a famous battle.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
7:47 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 12 min. New Jersey State Library Rare BooksDeborah Mercer; Margaret Nizolek; Tiffany RocqueDeborah Mercer showcased some of the rare items held by the New Jersey State Library, including a ... Deborah Mercer showcased some of the rare items held by the New Jersey State Library, including a broadside from William Franklin, New Jersey’s last royal governor. As the official repository of state government, the New Jersey State Library is tasked with the responsibility of archiving anything published by state government from public hearings to newsletters. Since their opening in 1796, the library has also amassed a collection of rare books and items dating back to the state’s founding.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Trenton, New Jersey, from April 15-21 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.