Book TV Schedule

Week of July 17 through July 24

All times and durations are subject to change

Saturday, July 22
8:01 AM EDTApprox. 58 min.Zeynep Tufekci, Twitter and Tear GasZeynep Tufekci, author of "Twitter and Tear Gas," examines the trajectories of modern protests. ... Zeynep Tufekci, author of "Twitter and Tear Gas," examines the trajectories of modern protests. She appeared at the World Affairs Council in San Francisco. 8:59 AM EDTApprox. 1 min.Rep. Dan Donovan R-NY2017 Summer Reading: Rep. Dan Donovan (R-NY) 2017 Summer Reading: Rep. Dan Donovan (R-NY) 9:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 33 min.Graham Allison, Destined for WarGraham Allison. director of Harvard's Belfer Center, talks about the liklihood of the U.S. and ... Graham Allison. director of Harvard's Belfer Center, talks about the liklihood of the U.S. and China going to war against each other as China's power increases. During this event at Stanford University, he is interviewed by author & historian, Niall Ferguson.
10:33 AM EDTApprox. 59 min.James Wright, Enduring VietnamJames Wright, president emeritus of Dartmouth College, talks about the experiences of those who ... James Wright, president emeritus of Dartmouth College, talks about the experiences of those who fought in Vietnam and discusses the impact of the war on the United States. Mr. Wright, who served with the U.S. Marine Corps in the late 1950s, has been involved in military/veterans issues for years, including helping to draft the 2008 GI Bill. 11:32 AM EDTApprox. 14 min.Gretchen Carlson, Be FierceGretchen Carlson discusses her book, "Be Fierce: Stop Harassment and Take Your Power Back," from ... Gretchen Carlson discusses her book, "Be Fierce: Stop Harassment and Take Your Power Back," from the publishing industry's annual trade show, Book Expo, in New York City. 11:46 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 11 min.Washington's Murky Pool of CorruptFox News Specialists co-host Eric Bolling discusses how to rid Washington of corruption in "The ... Fox News Specialists co-host Eric Bolling discusses how to rid Washington of corruption in "The Swamp: Washington's Murky Pool of Corruption and Cronyism and How Trump Can Drain It." He is in conversation with WPHT radio talk show host Chris Stigall.
12:57 PM EDTApprox. 3 min.Sen. Gary Peters D-MI2017 Summer Reading: Sen. Gary Peters (D-MI) 2017 Summer Reading: Sen. Gary Peters (D-MI) 1:00 PM EDTApprox. 50 min.David Rothkopf, The Great Questions of TomorrowDavid Rothkopf, CEO and editor of the FP Group, takes a look at the big questions that will arise ... David Rothkopf, CEO and editor of the FP Group, takes a look at the big questions that will arise following the modern technological revolution that we are witnessing today. He spoke at Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, DC. 1:50 PM EDTApprox. 10 min.Rep. Lamar Smith R-TX2017 Summer Reading: Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX) 2017 Summer Reading: Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX)
2:00 PM EDTApprox. 46 min.Printers Row Lit Fest - Trey Radel, DemocrazyFormer U.S. Congressman Trey Radel (R-FL), talks about his memoir, "Democrazy." Mr. Radel resigned ... Former U.S. Congressman Trey Radel (R-FL), talks about his memoir, "Democrazy." Mr. Radel resigned from Congress in 2014, after being arrested for attempting to buy cocaine from an undercover policeman. This event is part of the Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest, held annually in the city. 2:46 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 13 min.From Prison to Recovery to Leading the Fight for Incarcerated WomenEx-offender Susan Burton, in her book, "Becoming Ms. Burton," recalls her journey from ... Ex-offender Susan Burton, in her book, "Becoming Ms. Burton," recalls her journey from incarceration to becoming the founder and executive director of A New Way of Life, an organization that provides housing and assistance to women who've been incarcerated. 3:59 PM EDTApprox. 1 min.Rep. Martha Roby R-AL2017 Summer Reading: Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL) 2017 Summer Reading: Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL)
4:00 PM EDTApprox. 47 min.Adm. James Stavridis Ret., Sea PowerAdm. James Stavridis (Ret.), former NATO Supreme Allied Commander, talks about the strategic ... Adm. James Stavridis (Ret.), former NATO Supreme Allied Commander, talks about the strategic importance of the world's oceans throughout history. He spoke at Books & Books in Coral Gables, Florida. 4:47 PM EDTApprox. 12 min.How Tucson Mapped the Way to the Moon and PBook TV sat down with University of Arizona alumna, Melissa Sevigny, about her book, "Under Desert ... Book TV sat down with University of Arizona alumna, Melissa Sevigny, about her book, "Under Desert Skies: How Tucson Mapped the Way to the Moon and Planets." Ms. Sevigny, who is currently a science & technology reporter for KNAU (Arizona Public Radio), was interviewed on the campus of the University of Arizona. 4:59 PM EDTApprox. 1 min.Sen. Ben Cardin D-MD2017 Summer Reading: Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) 2017 Summer Reading: Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD)
5:00 PM EDTApprox. 56 min.Peter Eisner, MacArthur's SpiesPeter Eisner, former managing director of the Center for Public Integrity, recalls the contingent ... Peter Eisner, former managing director of the Center for Public Integrity, recalls the contingent of Filipinos and Americans who participated in resistance efforts against Japan's occupation of the Philippines during World War II. He speaks at the MacArthur Memorial in Norfolk, Virginia. 5:56 PM EDTApprox. 4 min.Rep. Bradley Byrne R-AL2017 Summer Reading: Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL) 2017 Summer Reading: Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL) 6:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Frances Fitzgerald, The EvangelicalsPulitzer Prize-winning author Frances Fitzgerald provided a history of evangelicalism in the ... Pulitzer Prize-winning author Frances Fitzgerald provided a history of evangelicalism in the United States. She was joined in conversation by Rev. David Gushee, director of the Center for Theology & Public Life at Mercer University.
7:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.How it Trashes America and How to Stop itFormer CEO Steven Clifford explains how CEO pay has escalated in his book, "The CEO Pay Machine: ... Former CEO Steven Clifford explains how CEO pay has escalated in his book, "The CEO Pay Machine: How it Trashes America and How to Stop it." Mr. Clifford examines the factors that contribute to large compensation packages and discusses the impact it's had on companies and the economy. He is in conversation with Rick MacArthur, president and publisher of Harper's Magazine. 8:00 PM EDTApprox. 51 min.David King, The Trial of Adolf HitlerDavid King recounts Adolf Hitler's trial for high treason in February, 1924, which followed his ... David King recounts Adolf Hitler's trial for high treason in February, 1924, which followed his involvement in an attempted coup, the "Beer Hall Putsch," four months prior. The author reports that Hitler used the trial to promote his political ideologies and received the longest sentence of the ten defendants. He served nine months in prison, where he spent his time writing "Mein Kampf." David King speaks at Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C. 8:51 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 4 min.A Moral Argument for ChoiceDr. Willie Parker, a Christian and abortion provider in Mississippi and Alabama, discussed his ... Dr. Willie Parker, a Christian and abortion provider in Mississippi and Alabama, discussed his book, "Life's Work: A Moral Argument for Choice" with a panel.
9:55 PM EDTApprox. 5 min.Rep. Gregory Meeks D-NY2017 Summer Reading: Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-NY) 2017 Summer Reading: Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-NY) 10:00 PM EDTApprox. 58 min.After Words How Shady Political Operatives and Fake News Control What You See, What You ThinkJournalist Sharyl Attkisson reports on how smear tactics are used to influence public opinion in ... Journalist Sharyl Attkisson reports on how smear tactics are used to influence public opinion in her book, The Smear: How Shady Political Operatives and Fake News Control What You See, What You Think, and How You Vote." Ms. Attkisson is interviewed by Erik Wemple, Washington Post media critic. 10:58 PM EDTApprox. 2 min.Rep. Phil Roe R-TN2017 Summer Reading: Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN) 2017 Summer Reading: Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN)
11:00 PM EDTApprox. 58 min.James Zirin, Supremely PartisanJames Zirin, former Assistant United States Attorney (Southern District of New York), argued that ... James Zirin, former Assistant United States Attorney (Southern District of New York), argued that the Supreme Court has become highly partisan and that the Court's decisions are often based on politics. He spoke at the Down Town Association in New York City. 11:58 PM EDTApprox. 2 min.Rep. Suzanne Bonamici D-OR2017 Summer Reading: Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) 2017 Summer Reading: Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR)
Sunday, July 23
12:00 AM EDTApprox. 35 min.Jason Riley, False Black Power?Wall Street Journal columnist Jason Riley argued that political capital for blacks has been a ... Wall Street Journal columnist Jason Riley argued that political capital for blacks has been a disadvantage for the race in terms of economic upward mobility in his book, "False Black Power?" 12:35 AM EDTApprox. 10 min.Rep. Gerald Connolly D-VA2017 Summer Reading: Rep. Gerald Connolly (D-VA) 2017 Summer Reading: Rep. Gerald Connolly (D-VA) 12:45 AM EDTApprox. 41 min.A Doctor's Coming-of-Age on the Front Lines of American MedicineResident physician Rachel Pearson recounts her experience with the health care system as a ... Resident physician Rachel Pearson recounts her experience with the health care system as a resident in her memoir, "No Apparent Distress." Dr. Pearson discusses mistakes in caring for patients and the inequality in care for the poor.
1:26 AM EDTApprox. 4 min.Sen. Angus King I-ME2017 Summer Reading: Sen. Angus King (I-ME) 2017 Summer Reading: Sen. Angus King (I-ME) 1:30 AM EDTApprox. 57 min.The Volkswagen ScandalNew York Times Correspondent Jack Ewing discusses the Volkswagen emissions scandal in his book, ... New York Times Correspondent Jack Ewing discusses the Volkswagen emissions scandal in his book, "Faster, Higher, and Farther: The Volkswagen Scandal." Mr. Ewing talks about the history of the company, its corporate culture, and deception to meet emissions standards in the United States. 2:27 AM EDTApprox. 3 min.Rep. Francis Rooney R-FL2017 Summer Reading: Rep. Francis Rooney (R-FL) 2017 Summer Reading: Rep. Francis Rooney (R-FL)
2:30 AM EDTApprox. 58 min.Printers Row Lit Fest - Ibram X. Kendi, Stamped from the BeginningIbram Kendi talks about his National Book Award-winning book, "Stamped from the Beginning: The ... Ibram Kendi talks about his National Book Award-winning book, "Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in Amerca." This event is part of the Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest, held annually in the city. 3:28 AM EDTApprox. 2 min.Rep. Dave Brat R-VA2017 Summer Reading: Rep. Dave Brat (R-VA) 2017 Summer Reading: Rep. Dave Brat (R-VA) 3:30 AM EDTApprox. 59 min.Newt Gingrich, Understanding TrumpFormer Speaker of the House and presidential candidate Newt Gingrich discusses his book, ... Former Speaker of the House and presidential candidate Newt Gingrich discusses his book, "Understanding Trump." Mr. Gingrich talks about his experiences with Donald Trump during the campaign through his transition to President of the United State. He is interviewed by Jonathan Salant, Washington Correspondent for NJ Advance Media.
4:29 AM EDTApprox. 1 min.Rep. John Duncan R-TN2017 Summer Reading: Rep. John Duncan (R-TN) 2017 Summer Reading: Rep. John Duncan (R-TN) 4:30 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 25 min.Amy Goldstein, JanesvilleAmy Goldstein, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for the Washington Post, talks about the ... Amy Goldstein, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for the Washington Post, talks about the devastation caused by the closing of a GM assembly plant in Janesville, Wisconsin, during the Great Recession. The plant, which had been operating in the town since 1923, provided, at its peak, 7,000 jobs for residents in and near Janesville. Amy Golstein spoke at the Hedberg Public Library in Janesville. 5:55 AM EDTApprox. 5 min.Rep. Will Hurd R-TX2017 Summer Reading: Rep. Will Hurd (R-TX) 2017 Summer Reading: Rep. Will Hurd (R-TX)
6:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 29 min.Pat Buchanan, Nixon's White House WarsPat Buchanan, former speechwriter and senior adviser to President Richard Nixon, reflects on his ... Pat Buchanan, former speechwriter and senior adviser to President Richard Nixon, reflects on his time working for the 37th President. He speaks at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda, California. 7:29 AM EDTApprox. 1 min.Rep. Kevin Brady R-TX2017 Summer Reading: Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) 2017 Summer Reading: Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) 7:30 AM EDTApprox. 50 min.How Sloppy Science Creates Worthless Cures, Crushes Hope, and Wastes BillionsNPR's Richard Harris reports on the challenges facing the field of biomedical research, including ... NPR's Richard Harris reports on the challenges facing the field of biomedical research, including competition for funding which he argues leads to short cuts like using poor ingredients, improper methods, and poor experiemental design.
8:20 AM EDTApprox. 34 min.Brenda Stevenson, What Is Slavery?Book TV sat down with UCLA professor Brenda Steveson to discuss her book, "What Is Slavery?" This ... Book TV sat down with UCLA professor Brenda Steveson to discuss her book, "What Is Slavery?" This interview, conducted on the campus of UCLA, is part of Book TV's College Series. 8:54 AM EDTApprox. 6 min.Rep. Fred Upton R-MI 9:00 AM EDTApprox. 50 min.David Rothkopf, The Great Questions of TomorrowDavid Rothkopf, CEO and editor of the FP Group, takes a look at the big questions that will arise ... David Rothkopf, CEO and editor of the FP Group, takes a look at the big questions that will arise following the modern technological revolution that we are witnessing today. He spoke at Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, DC.
9:50 AM EDTApprox. 5 min.Rep. Randy Hultgren R-IL2017 Summer Reading: Rep. Randy Hultgren (R-IL) 2017 Summer Reading: Rep. Randy Hultgren (R-IL) 9:55 AM EDTApprox. 34 min.Alan Alda, If I Understood You, Would I Have this Look on My Face?Actor Alan Alda discusses his book, "If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face?: My ... Actor Alan Alda discusses his book, "If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face?: My Adventures in the Art and Science of Relating and Communicating," from the publishing industry's annual trade show, Book Expo, in New York City. 10:29 AM EDTApprox. 1 min.Rep. Rosa DeLauro D-CTConnecticut Representative Rosa DeLauro talks about her congressional work on social programs in ... Connecticut Representative Rosa DeLauro talks about her congressional work on social programs in her book, "The Least Among Us: Waging the Battle for the Vulnerable." She is interviewed by Aparna Mathur, American Enterprise Institute Resident Scholar.
10:30 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 31 min.Henry Olsen, The Working Class RepublicanHenry Olsen, senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, argues that Ronald Reagan not ... Henry Olsen, senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, argues that Ronald Reagan not only considered himself a successor to FDR's New Deal policy but was more progressive than President Roosevelt. He further contends that Republicans need to reconnect with Reagan's vision of the New Deal in order to stay relevant. 12:01 PM EDTApprox. 58 min.After Words Naomi Klein, No Is Not EnoughSyndicated columnist Naomi Klein discussed shock politics and the 2016 election. She is ... Syndicated columnist Naomi Klein discussed shock politics and the 2016 election. She is interviewed by Medea Benjamin, Co-founder of CODEPINK. 12:59 PM EDTApprox. 1 min.Rep. Mike Bost R-IL2017 Summer Reading: Rep. Mike Bost (R-IL) 2017 Summer Reading: Rep. Mike Bost (R-IL)
1:00 PM EDTApprox. 27 min.Joan Waugh, The American WarBook TV interviewed UCLA history professor Joan Waugh about her book, "The American War: A History ... Book TV interviewed UCLA history professor Joan Waugh about her book, "The American War: A History of the Civil War Era." This interview, recorded on the campus of UCLA, is part of Book TV's College Series. 1:27 PM EDTApprox. 3 min.Rep. Jim Costa D-CA2017 Summer Reading: Rep. Jim Costa (D-CA) 2017 Summer Reading: Rep. Jim Costa (D-CA) 1:30 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 3 min.A Moral Argument for ChoiceDr. Willie Parker, a Christian and abortion provider in Mississippi and Alabama, discussed his ... Dr. Willie Parker, a Christian and abortion provider in Mississippi and Alabama, discussed his book, "Life's Work: A Moral Argument for Choice" with a panel.
2:33 PM EDTApprox. 7 min.Rep. Andy Biggs R-AZ 2:40 PM EDTApprox. 21 min.Jenna & Barbara Bush, Sisters FirstJenna Bush Hager and Barbara Bush remember their childhood and formative years living in the White ... Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Bush remember their childhood and formative years living in the White House from the publishing industry's annual trade show, Book Expo, in New York City. 3:01 PM EDTApprox. 57 min.Mark Moyar, Oppose Any FoeMark Moyar, director of the Center for Military and Diplomatic History, talks about the history of ... Mark Moyar, director of the Center for Military and Diplomatic History, talks about the history of the Special Operations Forces. This event was held at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, DC.
3:58 PM EDTApprox. 2 min.Sen. Ben Sasse R-NE2017 Summer Reading: Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE) 2017 Summer Reading: Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE) 4:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 11 min.Gar Alperovitz, Principles of a Pluralist CommonwealthGar Alperovitz, former University of Maryland professor & co-founder of the Democracy ... Gar Alperovitz, former University of Maryland professor & co-founder of the Democracy Collaborative, argues that the U.S. needs an economic and politcal system that departs from both capitalism and socialism and centers on solving the problems of the citizens of the country. He spoke at Busboys & Poets Bookstore in Washington, DC. 5:11 PM EDTApprox. 4 min.Rep. Joe Crowley D-NYSummer Reading with Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-NY) Summer Reading with Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-NY)
5:15 PM EDTApprox. 45 min.Kathryn Smith, The GatekeeperKathryn Smith looks at the life of Marguerirte "Missy" Lehand, considered President Franklin D. ... Kathryn Smith looks at the life of Marguerirte "Missy" Lehand, considered President Franklin D. Roosevelt's closest personal and professional confidante. She speaks at the Roosevelt Reading Festival hosted by the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park, New York. 6:00 PM EDTApprox. 47 min.Printers Row Lit Fest - Heather Ann Thompson, Blood in the WaterHeather Ann Thompson discusses her Pulitzer Prize-winning book, "Blood in the Water: The Attica ... Heather Ann Thompson discusses her Pulitzer Prize-winning book, "Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy." This event is part of the Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest, held annually in the city. 6:47 PM EDTApprox. 15 min.Pamela Paul, My Life with BobNew York Times Book Review Editor, Pamela Paul, discusses the journal that she's listed all of the ... New York Times Book Review Editor, Pamela Paul, discusses the journal that she's listed all of the books she's read over the past twenty-eight years from the publishing industry's annual trade show, Book Expo, in New York City.
7:02 PM EDTApprox. 59 min.James Zirin, Supremely PartisanJames Zirin, former Assistant United States Attorney (Southern District of New York), argued that ... James Zirin, former Assistant United States Attorney (Southern District of New York), argued that the Supreme Court has become highly partisan and that the Court's decisions are often based on politics. He spoke at the Down Town Association in New York City. 8:01 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 2 min.Finn Murphy, Long HaulFinn Murphy, who has been a long-haul trucker for over 30 years, talks about his work. He also ... Finn Murphy, who has been a long-haul trucker for over 30 years, talks about his work. He also talks about the America one sees by travelling the country via its roadways and how that America has changed over the decades. Mr. Murphy spoke at Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, DC. 9:03 PM EDTApprox. 58 min.After Words How Shady Political Operatives and Fake News Control What You See, What You ThinkJournalist Sharyl Attkisson reports on how smear tactics are used to influence public opinion in ... Journalist Sharyl Attkisson reports on how smear tactics are used to influence public opinion in her book, The Smear: How Shady Political Operatives and Fake News Control What You See, What You Think, and How You Vote." Ms. Attkisson is interviewed by Erik Wemple, Washington Post media critic.
10:01 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 3 min.Steve Early, Refinery TownLabor reporter Steve Early talks about the city of Richmond, California, and the efforts by its ... Labor reporter Steve Early talks about the city of Richmond, California, and the efforts by its citizens to transform the city and its relationship with Chevron, which dominates the economy there. Mr. Early spoke at Red Emma's Bookstore in Baltimore. 11:04 PM EDTApprox. 56 min.Peter Eisner, MacArthur's SpiesPeter Eisner, former managing director of the Center for Public Integrity, recalls the contingent ... Peter Eisner, former managing director of the Center for Public Integrity, recalls the contingent of Filipinos and Americans who participated in resistance efforts against Japan's occupation of the Philippines during World War II. He speaks at the MacArthur Memorial in Norfolk, Virginia.
Monday, July 24
12:00 AM EDTApprox. 58 min.After Words How Shady Political Operatives and Fake News Control What You See, What You ThinkJournalist Sharyl Attkisson reports on how smear tactics are used to influence public opinion in ... Journalist Sharyl Attkisson reports on how smear tactics are used to influence public opinion in her book, The Smear: How Shady Political Operatives and Fake News Control What You See, What You Think, and How You Vote." Ms. Attkisson is interviewed by Erik Wemple, Washington Post media critic. 12:58 AM EDTApprox. 2 min.Rep. Rick Allen R-GA2017 Summer Reading: Rep. Rick Allen (R-GA) 2017 Summer Reading: Rep. Rick Allen (R-GA) 1:00 AM EDTApprox. 25 min.Joan Waugh, The American WarBook TV interviewed UCLA history professor Joan Waugh about her book, "The American War: A History ... Book TV interviewed UCLA history professor Joan Waugh about her book, "The American War: A History of the Civil War Era." This interview, recorded on the campus of UCLA, is part of Book TV's College Series.
1:25 AM EDTApprox. 5 min.Rep. Elise Stefanik R-NY2017 Summer Reading: Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) 2017 Summer Reading: Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) 1:30 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.How it Trashes America and How to Stop itFormer CEO Steven Clifford explains how CEO pay has escalated in his book, "The CEO Pay Machine: ... Former CEO Steven Clifford explains how CEO pay has escalated in his book, "The CEO Pay Machine: How it Trashes America and How to Stop it." Mr. Clifford examines the factors that contribute to large compensation packages and discusses the impact it's had on companies and the economy. He is in conversation with Rick MacArthur, president and publisher of Harper's Magazine. 2:30 AM EDTApprox. 23 min.Michael Korda, AloneMichael Korda, former editor-in-chief of Simon & Schuster, recalls the evacuation of over 300,000 ... Michael Korda, former editor-in-chief of Simon & Schuster, recalls the evacuation of over 300,000 Allied troops from Dunkirk, France, in 1940, from the publishing industry's annual trade show, Book Expo, in New York City.
2:53 AM EDTApprox. 7 min.Rep. Drew Ferguson R-GA2017 Summer Reading: Rep. Drew Ferguson (R-GA) 2017 Summer Reading: Rep. Drew Ferguson (R-GA) 3:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.After Words How Shady Political Operatives and Fake News Control What You See, What You ThinkJournalist Sharyl Attkisson reports on how smear tactics are used to influence public opinion in ... Journalist Sharyl Attkisson reports on how smear tactics are used to influence public opinion in her book, The Smear: How Shady Political Operatives and Fake News Control What You See, What You Think, and How You Vote." Ms. Attkisson is interviewed by Erik Wemple, Washington Post media critic. 4:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 13 min.Gar Alperovitz, Principles of a Pluralist CommonwealthGar Alperovitz, former University of Maryland professor & co-founder of the Democracy ... Gar Alperovitz, former University of Maryland professor & co-founder of the Democracy Collaborative, argues that the U.S. needs an economic and politcal system that departs from both capitalism and socialism and centers on solving the problems of the citizens of the country. He spoke at Busboys & Poets Bookstore in Washington, DC.
5:13 AM EDTApprox. 2 min.Rep. Jim Jordan R-OH2017 Summer Reading: Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) 2017 Summer Reading: Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) 5:15 AM EDTApprox. 45 min.Joseph Lelyveld, His Final BattlePulitzer Prize-winning author Joseph Lelyveld looks at the final months of the life of President ... Pulitzer Prize-winning author Joseph Lelyveld looks at the final months of the life of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. He speaks at the Roosevelt Reading Festival hosted by the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park, New York. 6:00 AM EDTApprox. 58 min.Heartbreak and Hope on the Bellevue Hospital Psychiatric Prison WDr. Elizabeth Ford discusses her work in mental health caring for the inmates in New York City ... Dr. Elizabeth Ford discusses her work in mental health caring for the inmates in New York City jails in her book, "Sometimes Amazing Things Happen." She examines the intersection of mental health and the criminal justice system.
6:58 AM EDTApprox. 2 min.Rep. Gary Palmer R-AL2017 Summer Reading: Rep. Gary Palmer (R-AL) 2017 Summer Reading: Rep. Gary Palmer (R-AL) 7:00 AM EDTApprox. 53 min.Leigh Montville, Sting Like a BeeFormer Boston Globe columnist Leigh Montville explores Muhammad Ali's refusal to serve in the ... Former Boston Globe columnist Leigh Montville explores Muhammad Ali's refusal to serve in the military, and the impact it had on the nation. 7:53 AM EDTApprox. 8 min.Rep. Linda Sanchez D-CA2017 Summer Reading: Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-CA) 2017 Summer Reading: Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-CA)