Book TV Schedule

Week of July 17 through July 24

All times and durations are subject to change

Saturday, July 22
8:01 AM EDT on 2Approx. 58 min. Twitter and Tear GasZeynep Tufekci, a New York Times contributing opinion writer and one of the leading experts ... Zeynep Tufekci talked about her book Twitter and Tear Gas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest, in which she examines the trajectories of modern protests. Ms. Tufekci is one of the leading experts on collective actions coordinated by social media 8:59 AM EDT on 2Approx. Summer Reading with Representative Dan DonovanRepresentative Dan Donovan (R-NY) answers the question “What are you reading this ... Representative Dan Donovan (R-NY) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?” 9:00 AM EDT on 2Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. Destined for WarGraham Allison, director of Harvard’s Belfer Center, talks about the likelihood of the U.S. ... Graham Allison talked about his book, Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides’s Trap?, about the likelihood of the U.S. and China going to war against each other as China’s power increases. He spoke with Niall Ferguson.
10:33 AM EDT on 2Approx. 57 min. Enduring VietnamJames Wright, president emeritus of Dartmouth College, talks about the experiences of those who ... James Wright talked about the experiences of those who fought in Vietnam and 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 G.I. Bill. 11:32 AM EDT on 2Approx. 13 min. Be FierceGretchen Carlson talks about her book, Be Fierce: Stop Harassment and Take Your Power Back. Gretchen Carlson talked about her book, Be Fierce: Stop Harassment and Take Your Power Back. 11:46 AM EDT on 2Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. The SwampFox News' Eric Bolling discusses how to rid Washington of corruption. He is in conversation with ... Eric Bolling talked about his book The Swamp: Washington’s Murky Pool of Corruption and Cronyism and How Trump Can Drain It, in which he discusses how to rid Washington of corruption. He spoke with Chris Stigall.
12:57 PM EDT on 2Approx. 2 min. Summer Reading with Senator Gary PetersSenator Gary Peters (D-MI) answers the question “What are you reading this summer?” Senator Gary Peters (D-MI) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?” 1:00 PM EDT on 2Approx. 50 min. 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 talked about his book The Great Questions of Tomorrow, in which he looks at the big questions that will arise following the modern technological revolution. 1:50 PM EDT on 2Approx. 8 min. Summer Reading with Representative Lamar SmithRepresentative Lamar Smith (R-TX) answers the question “What are you reading this ... Representative Lamar Smith (R-TX) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
2:00 PM EDT on 2Approx. 46 min. DemocrazyFormer Representative Trey Radel (R-FL) talks about his memoir, Democrazy: A True Story of ... Former Representative Trey Radel (R-FL) talked about his memoir, Democrazy: A True Story of Weird Politics, Money, Madness, and Finger Food. Mr. Radel resigned from Congress in 2014 after being arrested for attempting to buy cocaine from an undercover policeman. This event was part of the Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest, held annually in the city. 2:46 PM EDT on 2Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. Becoming Ms. BurtonEx-offender Susan Burton recalls her journey from incarceration to becoming the founder and ... Susan Burton talked about her book Becoming Ms. Burton: From Prison to Recovery to Leading the Fight for Incarcerated Women. In her book, she 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 EDT on 2Approx. 1 min. Summer Reading with Representative Martha RobyRepresentative Martha Roby (R-AL) answers the question “What are you reading this ... Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
4:00 PM EDT on 2Approx. 46 min. Sea PowerAdm. James Stavridis (Ret.), former NATO Supreme Allied Commander, talks about the strategic ... Admiral James Stavridis (Retired), former NATO Supreme Allied Commander, talked about his book, Sea Power: The History and Geopolitics of the World’s Oceans, about the strategic importance of the world’s oceans throughout history. 4:47 PM EDT on 2Approx. 11 min. Under Desert SkiesMelissa Sevigny talks about her book, Under Desert Skies: How Tucson Mapped the Way to the Moon ... Melissa Sevigny talked about her book, Under Desert Skies: How Tucson Mapped the Way to the Moon and Planets. Ms. Sevigny is a science and technology reporter for KNAU (Arizona Public Radio) and was interviewed on the campus of the University of Arizona. 4:59 PM EDT on 2Approx. 1 min. Summer Reading with Senator Ben CardinSenator Ben Cardin (D-MD) answers the question “What are you reading this summer?” Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
5:00 PM EDT on 2Approx. 56 min. MacArthur's SpiesPeter Eisner, former managing director of the Center for Public Integrity, recalls the contingent ... Peter Eisner talked about his book MacArthur’s Spies: The Soldier, the Singer, and the Spymaster Who Defied the Japanese in World War II, in which he recalls the contingent of Filipinos and Americans who participated in resistance efforts against Japan’s occupation of the Philippines during World War II. 5:56 PM EDT on 2Approx. 4 min. Summer Reading with Representative Bradley ByrneRepresentative Bradley Byrne (R-AL) answers the question “What are you reading this ... Representative Bradley Byrne (R-AL) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?” 6:00 PM EDT on 2Approx. 58 min. The EvangelicalsPulitzer Prize-winning author Frances Fitzgerald provides a history of evangelicalism in the ... Frances Fitzgerald talked about her book The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America, in which she provides a history of evangelicalism in the United States. She spoke with Reverend David Gushee.
7:00 PM EDT on 2Approx. 1 hr. The CEO Pay MachineFormer CEO Steven Clifford explains how CEO pay has escalated. He is in conversation with Rick ... Steven Clifford talked about his book The CEO Pay Machine: How it Trashes America and How to Stop it, in which he explains how CEO pay has escalated. In his book, Mr. Clifford examines the factors that contribute to large compensation packages and discusses the impact it has had on companies and the economy. He spoke with Rick MacArthur. 8:00 PM EDT on 2Approx. 49 min. The Trial of Adolf HitlerDavid King recounts Adolf Hitler’s trial for high treason in February, 1924, which followed ... David King talked about his book The Trial of Adolf Hitler: The Beer Hall Putsch and the Rise of Nazi Germany, in which he 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. In his book, 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. 8:51 PM EDT on 2Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Life's WorkDr. Willie Parker, a Christian abortion provider in Mississippi and Alabama, participates in a ... Dr. Willie Parker, a Christian abortion provider in Mississippi and Alabama, participated in a panel discussion on his book, Life’s Work: A Moral Argument for Choice
9:55 PM EDT on 2Approx. 4 min. Summer Reading with Representative Gregory MeeksRepresentative Gregory Meeks (D-NY) answers the question “What are you reading this ... Representative Gregory Meeks (D-NY) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?” 10:00 PM EDT on 2Approx. 57 min. After Words with Sharyl AttkissonJournalist Sharyl Attkisson reports on how smear tactics are used to influence public opinion. ... Sharyl Attkisson talked about her book The Smear: How Shady Political Operatives and Fake News Control What You See, What You Think, and How You Vote, in which she reports on how smear tactics are used to influence public opinion. Ms. Attkisson was interviewed by Erik Wemple. 10:58 PM EDT on 2Approx. 1 min. Summer Reading with Representative Phil RoeRepresentative Phil Roe (R-TN) answers the question “What are you reading this ... Representative Phil Roe (R-TN) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
11:00 PM EDT on 2Approx. 58 min. Supremely PartisanJames Zirin argues that the Supreme Court has become highly partisan and the Court’s ... James Zirin talked about his book Supremely Partisan: How Raw Politics Tips the Scales in the United States Supreme Court, in which he argues that the Supreme Court has become highly partisan and the Court’s decisions are often made on a political basis that has little to do with the law or the Constitution. 11:58 PM EDT on 2Approx. 1 min. Summer Reading with Representative Suzanne BonamiciRepresentative Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) answers the question “What are you reading this ... Representative Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
Sunday, July 23
12:00 AM EDT on 2Approx. 35 min. False Black Power?Wall Street Journal columnist Jason Riley argues that political capital for blacks has been ... Jason Riley talked about his book False Black Power?, in which he argues that political capital for blacks has been a disadvantage for the race in terms of economic upward mobility. 12:35 AM EDT on 2Approx. 9 min. Summer Reading with Representative Gerald ConnollyRepresentative Gerald Connolly (D-VA) answers the question “What are you reading this ... Representative Gerald Connolly (D-VA) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?” 12:45 AM EDT on 2Approx. 41 min. No Apparent DistressRachel Pearson recounts her experience with the health care system as a resident physician. Rachel Pearson spoke about her memoir, No Apparent Distress: A Doctor’s Coming-of-Age on the Front Lines of American Medicine, in which she recounts her experience with the health care system as a resident physician. In her book, Dr. Pearson discusses mistakes in caring for patients and the inequality in care for the poor.
1:26 AM EDT on 2Approx. 2 min. Summer Reading with Senator Angus KingSenator Angus King (I-ME) answers the question “What are you reading this summer?” Senator Angus King (I-ME) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?” 1:30 AM EDT on 2Approx. 57 min. Faster, Higher, and FartherNew York Times correspondent Jack Ewing discusses the Volkswagen emissions scandal. He ... Jack Ewing talked about his book, Faster, Higher, and Farther: The Volkswagen Scandal, about the history of the company, its corporate culture, and deception to meet emissions standards in the United States. 2:27 AM EDT on 2Approx. 2 min. Summer Reading with Representative Francis RooneyRepresentative Francis Rooney (R-FL) answers the question “What are you reading this ... Representative Francis Rooney (R-FL) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
2:30 AM EDT on 2Approx. 51 min. Stamped from the BeginningIbram Kendi talks about his National Book Award-winning book, Stamped from the Beginning: The ... Ibram Kendi talked about his National Book Award-winning book, Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in Amerca. This event was part of the Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest, held annually in the city. 3:30 AM EDT on 2Approx. 58 min. Understanding TrumpFormer Speaker of the House and presidential candidate Newt Gingrich talks about his book, ... Newt Gingrich talked about his book, Understanding Trump. Mr. Gingrich talked about his experiences with Donald Trump during the campaign through the transition to president. He was interviewed by Jonathan Salant. 4:29 AM EDT on 2Approx. 1 min. Summer Reading with Representative John DuncanRepresentative John Duncan (R-TN) answers the question “What are you reading this ... Representative John Duncan (R-TN) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
4:30 AM EDT on 2Approx. 1 hr. 21 min. JanesvilleAmy Goldstein, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for the Washington Post, talks about the ... 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. 5:55 AM EDT on 2Approx. 5 min. Summer Reading with Representative Will HurdRepresentative Will Hurd (R-TX) answers the question “What are you reading this ... Representative Will Hurd (R-TX) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?” 6:00 AM EDT on 2Approx. 1 hr. 28 min. Nixon's White House WarsPat Buchanan, former speechwriter and senior adviser to President Richard Nixon, talks about his ... Pat Buchanan talked about his book, Nixon’s White House Wars: The Battles That Made and Broke a President and Divided America Forever, on his time working for the 37th president.
7:29 AM EDT on 2Approx. 1 min. Summer Reading with Representative Kevin BradyRepresentative Kevin Brady (R-TX) answers the question “What are you reading this ... Representative Kevin Brady (R-TX) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?” 7:30 AM EDT on 2Approx. 49 min. Rigor MortisNPR’s Richard Harris reports on the challenges facing the field of biomedical research, ... Richard Harris talked about his book Rigor Mortis: How Sloppy Science Creates Worthless Cures, Crushes Hope, and Wastes Billions, in which he reports on the challenges facing the field of biomedical research, including competition for funding, which he argues leads to short cuts such as using poor ingredients, improper methods, and poor experimental design. 8:20 AM EDT on 2Approx. 34 min. What Is Slavery?Brenda Stevenson talks about her book, What is Slavery?. Brenda Stevenson talked about her book, What is Slavery?. This interview, part of Book TV’s College Series, took place on the campus of the University of California, Los Angeles.
8:54 AM EDT on 2Approx. 4 min. Summer Reading with Representative Fred UptonRepresentative Fred Upton (R-MI) answers the question “What are you reading this ... Representative Fred Upton (R-MI) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?” 9:00 AM EDT on 2Approx. 50 min. 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 talked about his book The Great Questions of Tomorrow, in which he looks at the big questions that will arise following the modern technological revolution. 9:50 AM EDT on 2Approx. 3 min. Summer Reading with Representative Randy HultgrenRepresentative Randy Hultgren (R-IL) answers the question “What are you reading this ... Representative Randy Hultgren (R-IL) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
9:55 AM EDT on 2Approx. 33 min. 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 talked about 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. 10:29 AM EDT on 2Approx. 1 min. Summer Reading with Representative Rosa DeLauroRepresentative Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) answers the question “What are you reading this ... Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?” 10:30 AM EDT on 2Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. The Working Class RepublicanHenry Olsen, senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, argues that Ronald Reagan not ... Henry Olsen talked about his book The Working Class Republican: Ronald Reagan and the Return of Blue-Collar Conservatism, in which he argues that Ronald Reagan not only considered himself a successor to FDR’s New Deal policy but was more progressive than President Roosevelt. In his book, he further contends that Republicans need to reconnect with Reagan’s vision of the New Deal in order to stay relevant.
12:01 PM EDT on 2Approx. 57 min. After Words with Naomi KleinSyndicated columnist Naomi Klein discusses shock politics. She is interviewed by Medea Benjamin, ... Naomi Klein talked about her book No Is Not Enough: Resisting Trump’s Shock Politics and Winning the World We Need, in which she discusses shock politics. She was interviewed by Medea Benjamin 12:59 PM EDT on 2Approx. 1 min. Summer Reading with Representative Mike BostRepresentative Mike Bost (R-IL) answers the question “What are you reading this ... Representative Mike Bost (R-IL) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?” 1:00 PM EDT on 2Approx. 24 min. The American WarUCLA history professor Joan Waugh talks about her book, The American War: A History of the ... UCLA history professor Joan Waugh talked 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 EDT on 2Approx. 2 min. Summer Reading with Representative Jim CostaRepresentative Jim Costa (D-CA) answers the question “What are you reading this ... Representative Jim Costa (D-CA) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?” 1:30 PM EDT on 2Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Life's WorkDr. Willie Parker, a Christian abortion provider in Mississippi and Alabama, participates in a ... Dr. Willie Parker, a Christian abortion provider in Mississippi and Alabama, participated in a panel discussion on his book, Life’s Work: A Moral Argument for Choice 2:33 PM EDT on 2Approx. 3 min. Summer Reading with Representative Andy BiggsRepresentative Andy Biggs (R-AZ) answers the question “What are you reading this ... Representative Andy Biggs (R-AZ) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
2:40 PM EDT on 2Approx. 20 min. Sisters FirstJenna Bush Hager and Barbara Bush recall their childhood and formative years living in the White ... Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Bush talked about their book Sisters First: Stories from Our Wild and Wonderful Life, in which they recall their childhood and formative years living in the White House. 3:01 PM EDT on 2Approx. 56 min. Oppose Any FoeMark Moyar, director of the Center for Military and Diplomatic History, talks about the history of ... Mark Moyar talked about his book, Oppose Any Foe: The Rise of America’s Special Operations Forces, about the history of U.S. special operations forces. 3:58 PM EDT on 2Approx. 1 min. Summer Reading with Senator Ben SasseSenator Ben Sasse (R-NE) answers the question “What are you reading this summer?” Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”
4:00 PM EDT on 2Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. Principles of a Pluralist CommonwealthGar Alperovitz, former University of Maryland professor and co-founder of the Democracy ... Gar Alperovitz talked about his book Principles of a Pluralist Commonwealth, in which he argues that the U.S. needs an economic and political system that departs from both capitalism and socialism. 5:11 PM EDT on 2Approx. 2 min. Summer Reading with Representative Joe CrowleyRepresentative Joseph Crowley (D-NY) answers the question “What are you reading this ... Representative Joseph Crowley (D-NY) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?” 5:15 PM EDT on 2Approx. 44 min. The GatekeeperKathyrn Smith looks at the life of Marguerirte “Missy” Lehand, considered President ... Kathyrn Smith talked about her book The Gatekeeper: Missy LeHand, FDR, and the Untold Story of the Partnership That Defined a Presidency, in which she looks at the life of Marguerirte “Missy” Lehand, considered President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s closest personal and professional confidante. She spoke at the Roosevelt Reading Festival.
6:00 PM EDT on 2Approx. 46 min. Blood in the WaterHeather Ann Thompson discusses her Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Blood in the Water: The Attica ... Heather Ann Thompson talked about her Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy. This event was part of the Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest, held annually in the city. 6:47 PM EDT on 2Approx. 14 min. My Life with BobNew York Times Book Review Editor Pamela Paul offers a look into her journal that lists all ... 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. 7:02 PM EDT on 2Approx. 58 min. Supremely PartisanJames Zirin argues that the Supreme Court has become highly partisan and the Court’s ... James Zirin talked about his book Supremely Partisan: How Raw Politics Tips the Scales in the United States Supreme Court, in which he argues that the Supreme Court has become highly partisan and the Court’s decisions are often made on a political basis that has little to do with the law or the Constitution.
8:01 PM EDT on 2Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Long HaulFinn Murphy, who has been a long-haul trucker for over 30 years, talks about his work. He also ... Finn Murphy talked about his book The Long Haul: A Trucker’s Tales of Life on the Road, in which he discusses his job and the America one sees by traveling the country via its roadways. Mr. Murphy has been a long-haul trucker for over 30 years. 9:03 PM EDT on 2Approx. 57 min. After Words with Sharyl AttkissonJournalist Sharyl Attkisson reports on how smear tactics are used to influence public opinion. ... Sharyl Attkisson talked about her book The Smear: How Shady Political Operatives and Fake News Control What You See, What You Think, and How You Vote, in which she reports on how smear tactics are used to influence public opinion. Ms. Attkisson was interviewed by Erik Wemple. 10:01 PM EDT on 2Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. Refinery TownLabor reporter Steve Early talks about the city of Richmond, California, and the efforts by its ... Labor reporter Steve Early talked about his book, Refinery Town: Big Oil, Big Money, and the Remaking of an American City, 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.
11:04 PM EDT on 2Approx. 56 min. MacArthur's SpiesPeter Eisner, former managing director of the Center for Public Integrity, recalls the contingent ... Peter Eisner talked about his book MacArthur’s Spies: The Soldier, the Singer, and the Spymaster Who Defied the Japanese in World War II, in which he recalls the contingent of Filipinos and Americans who participated in resistance efforts against Japan’s occupation of the Philippines during World War II.
Monday, July 24
12:00 AM EDT on 2Approx. 57 min. After Words with Sharyl AttkissonJournalist Sharyl Attkisson reports on how smear tactics are used to influence public opinion. ... Sharyl Attkisson talked about her book The Smear: How Shady Political Operatives and Fake News Control What You See, What You Think, and How You Vote, in which she reports on how smear tactics are used to influence public opinion. Ms. Attkisson was interviewed by Erik Wemple. 12:58 AM EDT on 2Approx. 1 min. Summer Reading with Representative Rick AllenRepresentative Rick Allen (R-GA) answers the question “What are you reading this ... Representative Rick Allen (R-GA) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?” 1:00 AM EDT on 2Approx. 25 min. The American WarUCLA history professor Joan Waugh talks about her book, The American War: A History of the ... UCLA history professor Joan Waugh talked 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 EDT on 2Approx. 2 min. Summer Reading with Representative Elise StefanikRepresentative Elise Stefanik (R-NY) answers the question “What are you reading this ... Representative Elise Stefanik (R-NY) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?” 1:30 AM EDT on 2Approx. 1 hr. The CEO Pay MachineFormer CEO Steven Clifford explains how CEO pay has escalated. He is in conversation with Rick ... Steven Clifford talked about his book The CEO Pay Machine: How it Trashes America and How to Stop it, in which he explains how CEO pay has escalated. In his book, Mr. Clifford examines the factors that contribute to large compensation packages and discusses the impact it has had on companies and the economy. He spoke with Rick MacArthur. 2:30 AM EDT on 2Approx. 22 min. AloneMichael Korda, former editor-in-chief of Simon and Schuster, recalls the evacuation of over ... Michael Korda talked about his book Alone: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk: Defeat Into Victory, in which he recalls the evacuation of over 300,000 Allied troops from Dunkirk, France, in 1940.
3:00 AM EDT on 2Approx. 57 min. After Words with Sharyl AttkissonJournalist Sharyl Attkisson reports on how smear tactics are used to influence public opinion. ... Sharyl Attkisson talked about her book The Smear: How Shady Political Operatives and Fake News Control What You See, What You Think, and How You Vote, in which she reports on how smear tactics are used to influence public opinion. Ms. Attkisson was interviewed by Erik Wemple. 4:00 AM EDT on 2Approx. 1 hr. 10 min. Principles of a Pluralist CommonwealthGar Alperovitz, former University of Maryland professor and co-founder of the Democracy ... Gar Alperovitz talked about his book Principles of a Pluralist Commonwealth, in which he argues that the U.S. needs an economic and political system that departs from both capitalism and socialism. 5:15 AM EDT on 2Approx. 45 min. His Final BattlePulitzer Prize-winning author Joseph Lelyveld looks at the final months of the life of President ... Joseph Lelyveld talked about his book His Final Battle: The Last Months of Franklin Roosevelt, in which he looks at the final months of the life of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. He spoke at the Roosevelt Reading Festival.
6:00 AM EDT on 2Approx. 54 min. Sometimes Amazing Things HappenDr. Elizabeth Ford discusses her work in mental health caring for the inmates in New York City ... Dr. Elizabeth Ford talked about her book Sometimes Amazing Things Happen: Heartbreak and Hope on the Bellevue Hospital Psychiatric Prison Ward, in which she discusses her work in mental health caring for the inmates in New York City jails. In her book, she examines the intersection of mental health and the criminal justice system. 7:00 AM EDT on 2Approx. 50 min. Sting Like a BeeFormer Boston Globe columnist Leigh Montville explores Muhammad Ali’s refusal to ... Leigh Montville talked about his book Sting Like a Bee: Muhammad Ali vs. the United States of America, 1966-1971, in which he explores Muhammad Ali’s refusal to serve in the military and the impact it had on the nation.