Book TV Schedule

Week of September 14 through September 21

All times and durations are subject to change

Saturday, September 16
8:02 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 54 min. The Great QuakeNew York Times science reporter Henry Fountain recounts the largest earthquake recorded in ... Henry Fountain talked about his book The Great Quake: How the Biggest Earthquake in North America Changed Our Understanding of the Planet, in which he recounts the largest earthquake recorded in North America that happened in on March 27, 1964, in Alaska. The quake, which measured 9.2 on the Richter scale, killed over 130 people and affected the southern half of the state. 9:00 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 54 min. How to Be a MuslimHaroon Moghul discusses his struggle with his identity as a second generation Muslim growing up in ... Haroon Moghul talked about his book How to be a Muslim: An American Story, in which he discusses his struggle with his identity as a second generation Muslim growing up in the U.S. 10:00 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 14 min. Bourgeois EqualityDeirdre McCloskey talks about her Hayek Prize-winning book, Bourgeois Equality: How Ideas, Not ... Deirdre McCloskey talked about her Hayek Prize-winning book, Bourgeois Equality: How Ideas, Not Capital or Institutions, Enriched the World. She was interviewed at FreedomFest, one of the largest libertarian conferences in the country.
10:15 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 44 min. Sea PowerFormer NATO Supreme Allied Commander James Stavridis discusses his book, Sea Power: The History ... Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander James Stavridis talked about his book, Sea Power: The History and Geopolitics of the World’s Oceans. He spoke at the 17th annual National Book Festival in Washington, D.C. 11:00 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. America in the Age of TrumpFox News contributor and pollster Doug Schoen gives his assessment of the Trump presidency. Doug Schoen talked about his book America in the Age of Trump: Opportunities and Oppositions in an Unsettled World, in which he gives his assessment of the Trump presidency. 12:01 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 50 min. Book TV in Concord, New HampshireC-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) make a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities ... C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Concord, New Hampshire, from July 22-28 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:

Stormy Weather
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Turn and Jump
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New Hampshire State Library
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The Soul of an Octopus
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Concord Through Time
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Driving Tour of Concord, New Hampshire
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12:01 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 14 min. Stormy WeatherDante Scala talks about his book Stormy Weather, in which he explains how New Hampshire ... Dante Scala talked about his book Stormy Weather: The New Hampshire Primary and Presidential Politics, in which he explains how New Hampshire became first in the nation and the role it has in current presidential politics. During the presidential election season, New Hampshire has an important role as the first primary held in the country.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Concord, New Hampshire, from July 22-28 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.
12:16 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 7 min. Turn and JumpHoward Mansfield talks about his book Turn and Jump, in which he explains how the railroads ... Howard Mansfield talked about his book Howard Mansfield talked about his book [Turn and Jump, in which he explains how the railroads invented time zones and their effect on the rest of the country. Measuring time was at one time determined by the position of the sun in the sky. However, with the expansion of the railroad in the 19th century, the concept of time and how we kept it changed.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Concord, New Hampshire, from July 22-28 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.
12:23 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 8 min. New Hampshire State LibraryNew Hampshire State Librarian Michael York explains the importance of state libraries and ... New Hampshire State Librarian Michael York explained the importance of state libraries and showcases some items from their archives. Founded in 1717, the New Hampshire State Library is the first state library in the country.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Concord, New Hampshire, from July 22-28 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.
12:32 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 9 min. The Soul of an OctopusSy Montgomery talks about her book The Soul of an Octopus, in which she argues that these ... Sy Montgomery talked about her book The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness, in which she argues that these creatures, who couldn’t be more different from us physically, are actually more like us, intellectually, than we realize.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Concord, New Hampshire, from July 22-28 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.
12:41 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 5 min. Concord Through TimeMother and daughter team Bettey Finney Tobey and Elizabeth Jewell talk about their book Concord ... Mother and daughter team Bettey Finney Tobey and Elizabeth Jewell talked about their book Concord Through Time, in which they reminisce about their memories of Concord and the experience of writing a book together.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Concord, New Hampshire, from July 22-28 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.
12:47 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 5 min. Driving Tour of Concord, New HampshireFormer New Hampshire Supreme Court Associate Justice Chuck Douglas gives a driving tour of ... Former New Hampshire Supreme Court Associate Justice Chuck Douglas gave a driving tour of Concord, New Hampshire, and highlighted some of its historic locations.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Concord, New Hampshire, from July 22-28 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.
1:00 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 1 hr. 21 min. Policing the Black ManAmerican University law professor Angela Davis explores the U.S. criminal justice system’s ... Professor Angela Davis talked about her book Policing the Black Man: Arrest, Prosecution, and Imprisonment, in which she explores the U.S. criminal justice system’s impact on African American boys and men in. The book is a compilation of 12 essays by leading criminal justice scholars and legal experts on several areas of race and law, including racial profiling, implicit bias, the power of police and prosecutors, and mass incarceration. Contributing authors include Bryan Stevenson, law professor and director of the Equal Justice Institute, Sherrilyn Ifill, president of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, and Jeremy Travis, former president of the John Jay College of Criminal Justice. 2:30 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 30 min. Job CreationAndy Puzder, former CEO of CKE Restaurants and President Trump’s first nominee for Labor ... Andy Puzder, former CEO of CKE Restaurants and President Trump’s first nominee for Labor Secretary, talked about his book, Job Creation: How It Really Works and Why Government Doesn’t Understand It. He was interviewed at FreedomFest, one of the largest libertarian conferences in the country. 3:01 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Bernie Sanders Guide to Political RevolutionVermont Senator and former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders offers his thoughts on how to ... Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) talked about his book Bernie Sanders Guide to Political Revolution, in which he offers his thoughts on how to bring about change in America.
4:10 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 15 min. The Broken Welcome MatHelen Raleigh talks about her book The Broken Welcome Mat: America’s un-American ... Helen Raleigh talked about her book The Broken Welcome Mat: America’s un-American immigration policy and how we should fix it. She was interviewed at FreedomFest, one of the largest libertarian conferences in the country. 4:30 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 58 min. After Words with Brian MerchantMotherboard senior editor Brian Merchant retraces the creation and development of the iPhone in ... Brian Merchant talked about his book The One Device, in which he retraces the creation and development of the iPhone. He was interviewed by Steve Lohr. 5:31 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 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.
6:00 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 1 hr. The Undoing ProjectMichael Lewis discusses his book, The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds, ... Michael Lewis talked about his book, The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds. He spoke at the 17th annual National Book Festival in Washington, D.C. 7:02 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 1 hr. 33 min. Stamped from the BeginningIn light of Charlottesville and other recent protests around the country, historian and American ... Ibram Kendi talked about his book Stamped from the Beginning, in which he examines the history of racist ideas in America. He spoke with Andy Shallal, founder of Busboys and Poets. 8:38 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 7 min. Turn and JumpHoward Mansfield talks about his book Turn and Jump, in which he explains how the railroads ... Howard Mansfield talked about his book Howard Mansfield talked about his book [Turn and Jump, in which he explains how the railroads invented time zones and their effect on the rest of the country. Measuring time was at one time determined by the position of the sun in the sky. However, with the expansion of the railroad in the 19th century, the concept of time and how we kept it changed.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Concord, New Hampshire, from July 22-28 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.
8:45 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 59 min. Striking PowerJohn Yoo and Jeremy Rabkin talk about how military technology is changing the way we fight wars ... John Yoo and Jeremy Rabkin, co-authors of Striking Power, talked about how military technology was changing the way we fight wars and defend ourselves against old and new threats. Professors Yoo and Rabkin were joined by Richard Andres, professor of national security strategy at the National War College, and James Lewis, senior vice president at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. 9:45 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 13 min. We the CorporationsUCLA Law School professor Adam Winkler talks about his forthcoming book, We the Corporations: ... Professor Adam Winkler talked about his forthcoming book, We the Corporations: How American Businesses Won Their Civil Rights. This interview, recorded on the UCLA campus, is part of Book TV’s College Series. 10:00 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 58 min. After Words with David OsborneProgressive Policy Institute senior fellow David Osborne examines the charter school movement and ... David Osborne examines the charter school movement and offers his outlook for the future of public education in his book, Reinventing America’s Schools: Creating a 21st Century Education System. He talked about the success of schools in cities such as Newark, Memphis, Denver, Oakland, and Cleveland modeling the charter school system in New Orleans, which was a part of the rebuild after Hurricane Katrina. New Orleans reconstructed their school system through the states Recovery School District (RSD) program, turning their public schools into charter schools over time. Results are showing improved test scores, graduation and dropout rates, and school performance scores. Mr. Osborne argued that regardless of what we call schools every public school should be treated like a charter school, with autonomy, performance accountability, parental choice, and diversity of school design. He was interviewed by Chester Finn.
11:00 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Patrick HenryJon Kukla recounts the life of Patrick Henry, Virginia’s first postcolonial governor and a ... Jon Kukla talked about his book Patrick Henry: Champion of Liberty, in which he recounts the life of Patrick Henry, a champion of American independence from Britain, who is most commonly remembered for his speech that culminated in the words, “Give Me Liberty of Give Me Death!” Henry was Virginia’s first postcolonial governor and a critic of putting the central government before states' rights.
Sunday, September 17
12:16 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Democracy in ChainsNancy MacLean, history and public policy professor at Duke University, examines the work of the ... Professor Nancy MacLean talked about her book Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America, in which she examines the work of the late Nobel Prize-winning economist James McGill Buchanan. In her book, she argues that Mr. Buchanan is the source of what she calls the political right’s current ideology of separating the country between “makers” and “takers” and promoting the political powers of the wealthy while disenfranchising the rest of the country. 1:17 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 27 min. The Structure of ProductionFreedomFest founder Mark Skousen talks about the annual libertarian conference and the updated ... FreedomFest founder Mark Skousen talked about the annual libertarian conference and the updated edition of his book, The Structure of Production. He was interviewed at FreedomFest, one of the largest libertarian conferences in the country 1:45 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Losing the EnemyTrita Parsi, president of the National Iranian American Council, looks at the 2015 agreement ... Trita Parsi talked about her book Losing an Enemy: Obama, Iran, and the Triumph of Diplomacy, in which she looks at the 2015 agreement between the U.S. and Iran. Mr. Parsi served as an adviser to the Obama administration during the negotiations.
2:53 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 5 min. Driving Tour of Concord, New HampshireFormer New Hampshire Supreme Court Associate Justice Chuck Douglas gives a driving tour of ... Former New Hampshire Supreme Court Associate Justice Chuck Douglas gave a driving tour of Concord, New Hampshire, and highlighted some of its historic locations.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Concord, New Hampshire, from July 22-28 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.
3:00 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. The Darkening WebAlexander Klimburg is joined by industry experts to discuss current cyber attacks and the ... Alexander Klimburg talked about his book The Darkening Web: The War for Cyberspace, in which he looks at current cyber attacks and the consequences of cyber warfare on politics. He was joined in discussion by several industry experts. 4:30 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 57 min. The Scent of JasmineAnan Ameri, founder and former director of the Arab American National Museum in Dearborn, talks ... Anan Ameri, founder and former director of the Arab American National Museum in Dearborn, Michigan, talked about her book, The Scent of Jasmine: Coming of Age in Jerusalem and Damascus, about growing up in Syria, Palestine and Israel, and Lebanon during the 1940s-60s.
5:30 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. The Anti-Israel AgendaAlex Ryvchin, member of the Jewish Diplomatic Corps (World Jewish Congress), talks about the ... Alex Ryvchin talked about his book, The Anti-Israel Agenda: Inside the Political War on the Jewish State, about the anti-Israel agenda that he says is being pushed by the United Nations, religious groups, and on college campuses in the U.S. and Europe. Commentary was provided by Isaac Herzog, member of the Israel’s Knesset and son of Chaim Herzog, former president of Israel. 6:34 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 52 min. Not a Day CareOklahoma Wesleyan University President Everett Piper argues in his book, Not a Day Care, ... Everett Piper talked about his book Not a Day Care: The Devastating Consequences of Abandoning Truth, in which he argues that college campuses should be places pursuing freedom of speech, liberty, and truth, not places of “speech codes” and “safe spaces.” 7:30 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 13 min. Stormy WeatherDante Scala talks about his book Stormy Weather, in which he explains how New Hampshire ... Dante Scala talked about his book Stormy Weather: The New Hampshire Primary and Presidential Politics, in which he explains how New Hampshire became first in the nation and the role it has in current presidential politics. During the presidential election season, New Hampshire has an important role as the first primary held in the country.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Concord, New Hampshire, from July 22-28 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.
7:44 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 7 min. Turn and JumpHoward Mansfield talks about his book Turn and Jump, in which he explains how the railroads ... Howard Mansfield talked about his book Howard Mansfield talked about his book [Turn and Jump, in which he explains how the railroads invented time zones and their effect on the rest of the country. Measuring time was at one time determined by the position of the sun in the sky. However, with the expansion of the railroad in the 19th century, the concept of time and how we kept it changed.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Concord, New Hampshire, from July 22-28 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.
7:51 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 8 min. New Hampshire State LibraryNew Hampshire State Librarian Michael York explains the importance of state libraries and ... New Hampshire State Librarian Michael York explained the importance of state libraries and showcases some items from their archives. Founded in 1717, the New Hampshire State Library is the first state library in the country.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Concord, New Hampshire, from July 22-28 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.
8:00 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 8 min. The Soul of an OctopusSy Montgomery talks about her book The Soul of an Octopus, in which she argues that these ... Sy Montgomery talked about her book The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness, in which she argues that these creatures, who couldn’t be more different from us physically, are actually more like us, intellectually, than we realize.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Concord, New Hampshire, from July 22-28 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.
8:09 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 5 min. Concord Through TimeMother and daughter team Bettey Finney Tobey and Elizabeth Jewell talk about their book Concord ... Mother and daughter team Bettey Finney Tobey and Elizabeth Jewell talked about their book Concord Through Time, in which they reminisce about their memories of Concord and the experience of writing a book together.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Concord, New Hampshire, from July 22-28 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.
8:15 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 5 min. Driving Tour of Concord, New HampshireFormer New Hampshire Supreme Court Associate Justice Chuck Douglas gives a driving tour of ... Former New Hampshire Supreme Court Associate Justice Chuck Douglas gave a driving tour of Concord, New Hampshire, and highlighted some of its historic locations.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Concord, New Hampshire, from July 22-28 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.
8:30 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 28 min. The Convenient TerroristJoseph Hickman, former soldier with the U.S. Marines and U.S. Army, talks about the capture, ... Joseph Hickman talked about his book, The Convenient Terrorist: Two Whistleblowers' Stories of Torture, Terror, Secret Wars, and CIA Lies, about the capture, torture, and detention of Abu Zubaydah. Abu Zubaydah, thought to be a high-ranking member of Al Qaeda, was captured in 2002 and has been in U.S. custody ever since, first in secret CIA prisons and then at Guantanamo Bay. Mr. Hickman took custody of Abu Zubaydah when he arrived at Guantanamo Bay in 2006.
9:00 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 57 min. After Words with Danielle AllenHarvard University proessor Danielle Allen examines mass incarceration through the lens of her ... Professor Danielle Allen talked about her book Cuz: The Life and Times of Michael A., in which she examines mass incarceration through the lens of her cousin Michael A., who served 11 years in prison at age 15. She was interviewed by author Wes Moore. 10:00 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 53 min. LIVE Panel Discussion on ImmigrantsFrom the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival in New York City, authors talk about immigrants. Panelists talked about immigrants. Panelists included Gabriel Thompson, author of Chasing the Harvest: Migrant Workers in California Agriculture, and Terry Hum, author of Making a Global Immigrant Neighborhood: Sunset Park. The program was moderated by Ali Noorani, executive director of the National Immigration Forum. This panel took place at the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival. 10:53 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 7 min. Panel Discussion on Big DataFrom the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival in New York City, panelists talk about big data. Panelists talked about big data. Panelists included Cathy O’Neil, author of Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy, and Tim Wu, author of The Attention Merchants: The Epic Scramble to Get Inside Our Heads. The program was moderated by Dolly Chugh, associate professor of management at NYU’s Stern School of Business. This panel took place at the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival.
11:00 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 51 min. LIVE Panel Discussion on Big DataFrom the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival in New York City, panelists talk about big data. Panelists talked about big data. Panelists included Cathy O’Neil, author of Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy, and Tim Wu, author of The Attention Merchants: The Epic Scramble to Get Inside Our Heads. The program was moderated by Dolly Chugh, associate professor of management at NYU’s Stern School of Business. This panel took place at the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival. 11:52 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 9 min. A Colony in a NationFrom the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival in New York City, MSNBC’s Chris Hayes talks about his ... Chris Hayes talked about his book, A Colony in a Nation, on race relations in America. He spoke with Heather McGhee, president of Demos. This talk took place at the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival. 12:01 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 53 min. LIVE A Colony in a NationFrom the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival in New York City, MSNBC’s Chris Hayes talks about his ... Chris Hayes talked about his book, A Colony in a Nation, on race relations in America. He spoke with Heather McGhee, president of Demos. This talk took place at the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival.
12:55 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 8 min. New York Review of Books Contributors on ImmigrationFrom the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival in New York City, contributors to the New York Review of ... Contributors to the New York Review of Books talked about immigration. Panelists included Masha Gessen, author of The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia; Yasmine El Rashidi, author of The Battle for Egypt: Dispatches from the Revolution; and essayist and novelist Darryl Pinckney. The program was moderated by Ian Buruma, editor of the New York Review of Books. This panel took place at the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival. 1:03 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 50 min. LIVE New York Review of Books Contributors on ImmigrationFrom the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival in New York City, contributors to the New York Review of ... Contributors to the New York Review of Books talked about immigration. Panelists included Masha Gessen, author of The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia; Yasmine El Rashidi, author of The Battle for Egypt: Dispatches from the Revolution; and essayist and novelist Darryl Pinckney. The program was moderated by Ian Buruma, editor of the New York Review of Books. This panel took place at the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival. 1:54 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 6 min. Panel Discussion on RefugeesFrom the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival in New York City, panelists talk about refugees. Panelists talked about refugees. Panelists included Deborah Campbell, author of A Disappearance in Damascus: Friendship and Survival in the Shadow of War, and Oscar Martinez, author of A History of Violence: Living and Dying in Central America. This panel took place at the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival.
2:00 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 54 min. LIVE Panel Discussion on RefugeesFrom the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival in New York City, panelists talk about refugees. Panelists talked about refugees. Panelists included Deborah Campbell, author of A Disappearance in Damascus: Friendship and Survival in the Shadow of War, and Oscar Martinez, author of A History of Violence: Living and Dying in Central America. This panel took place at the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival. 2:55 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 8 min. Panel Discussion on Free SpeechFrom the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival in New York City, panelists talk about free speech. Panelists talked about free speech. Panelists included Jelani Cobb, author and New Yorker staff writer; Michelle Goldberg, author and Slate columnist; and Suzanne Nossel, executive director of PEN America. The program was moderated by Stig Abell, editor and publisher of the Times Literary Supplement. This panel took place at the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival. 3:03 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 49 min. LIVE Panel Discussion on Free SpeechFrom the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival in New York City, panelists talk about free speech. Panelists talked about free speech. Panelists included Jelani Cobb, author and New Yorker staff writer; Michelle Goldberg, author and Slate columnist; and Suzanne Nossel, executive director of PEN America. The program was moderated by Stig Abell, editor and publisher of the Times Literary Supplement. This panel took place at the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival.
3:53 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 11 min. Panel Discussion on the Supreme CourtFrom the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival in New York City, panelists talk about the Supreme Court. Panelists talked about the Supreme Court. Panelists included Sheryll Cashin, author of Loving: Interracial Intimacy in America and the Threat to White Supremacy, and Norman Ornstein, co-author of One Nation After Trump: A Guide for the Perplexed, the Disillusioned, the Desperate, and the Not-Yet Deported. The program was moderated by Nicholas Allard, president and dean of Brooklyn Law School. This panel took place at the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival. 4:04 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 48 min. LIVE Panel Discussion on the Supreme CourtFrom the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival in New York City, panelists talk about the Supreme Court. Panelists talked about the Supreme Court. Panelists included Sheryll Cashin, author of Loving: Interracial Intimacy in America and the Threat to White Supremacy, and Norman Ornstein, co-author of One Nation After Trump: A Guide for the Perplexed, the Disillusioned, the Desperate, and the Not-Yet Deported. The program was moderated by Nicholas Allard, president and dean of Brooklyn Law School. This panel took place at the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival. 4:52 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 7 min. Panel Discussion on the Science of TimeFrom the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival in New York City, panelists talk about the science of time. Panelists talked about the science of time. Panelists included Alan Burdick, author of Why Time Flies: A Mostly Scientific Investigation; Jimena Canales, author of The Physicist and the Philosopher: Einstein, Bergson, and the Debate that Changed our Understanding of Time; Janna Levin, author of Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space; and Jim Holt, author of Why Does the World Exist?: An Existential Detective Story. The program was moderated by The Guardian columnist Oliver Burkeman. This panel took place at the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival.
5:00 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 58 min. LIVE Panel Discussion on the Science of TimeFrom the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival in New York City, panelists talk about the science of time. Panelists talked about the science of time. Panelists included Alan Burdick, author of Why Time Flies: A Mostly Scientific Investigation; Jimena Canales, author of The Physicist and the Philosopher: Einstein, Bergson, and the Debate that Changed our Understanding of Time; Janna Levin, author of Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space; and Jim Holt, author of Why Does the World Exist?: An Existential Detective Story. The program was moderated by The Guardian columnist Oliver Burkeman. This panel took place at the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival. 6:00 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 27 min. The Structure of ProductionFreedomFest founder Mark Skousen talks about the annual libertarian conference and the updated ... FreedomFest founder Mark Skousen talked about the annual libertarian conference and the updated edition of his book, The Structure of Production. He was interviewed at FreedomFest, one of the largest libertarian conferences in the country 6:30 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. Patrick HenryJon Kukla recounts the life of Patrick Henry, Virginia’s first postcolonial governor and a ... Jon Kukla talked about his book Patrick Henry: Champion of Liberty, in which he recounts the life of Patrick Henry, a champion of American independence from Britain, who is most commonly remembered for his speech that culminated in the words, “Give Me Liberty of Give Me Death!” Henry was Virginia’s first postcolonial governor and a critic of putting the central government before states' rights.
7:46 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 7 min. Turn and JumpHoward Mansfield talks about his book Turn and Jump, in which he explains how the railroads ... Howard Mansfield talked about his book Howard Mansfield talked about his book [Turn and Jump, in which he explains how the railroads invented time zones and their effect on the rest of the country. Measuring time was at one time determined by the position of the sun in the sky. However, with the expansion of the railroad in the 19th century, the concept of time and how we kept it changed.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Concord, New Hampshire, from July 22-28 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.
7:53 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 5 min. Concord Through TimeMother and daughter team Bettey Finney Tobey and Elizabeth Jewell talk about their book Concord ... Mother and daughter team Bettey Finney Tobey and Elizabeth Jewell talked about their book Concord Through Time, in which they reminisce about their memories of Concord and the experience of writing a book together.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Concord, New Hampshire, from July 22-28 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.
8:00 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 57 min. DemocracyFormer Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice looks at democracy around the world at the 17th annual ... Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice talked about her book Democracy: Stories from the Long Road to Freedom, in which she looks at democracy around the world. She spoke at the 17th annual National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
9:01 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 58 min. After Words with David OsborneProgressive Policy Institute senior fellow David Osborne examines the charter school movement and ... David Osborne examines the charter school movement and offers his outlook for the future of public education in his book, Reinventing America’s Schools: Creating a 21st Century Education System. He talked about the success of schools in cities such as Newark, Memphis, Denver, Oakland, and Cleveland modeling the charter school system in New Orleans, which was a part of the rebuild after Hurricane Katrina. New Orleans reconstructed their school system through the states Recovery School District (RSD) program, turning their public schools into charter schools over time. Results are showing improved test scores, graduation and dropout rates, and school performance scores. Mr. Osborne argued that regardless of what we call schools every public school should be treated like a charter school, with autonomy, performance accountability, parental choice, and diversity of school design. He was interviewed by Chester Finn. 10:00 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 59 min. Striking PowerJohn Yoo and Jeremy Rabkin talk about how military technology is changing the way we fight wars ... John Yoo and Jeremy Rabkin, co-authors of Striking Power, talked about how military technology was changing the way we fight wars and defend ourselves against old and new threats. Professors Yoo and Rabkin were joined by Richard Andres, professor of national security strategy at the National War College, and James Lewis, senior vice president at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. 11:00 PM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 59 min. BonesJournalist Joe Tone reports on the lives of the Trevino brothers along the U.S. Mexico border and ... Joe Tone talked about his book Bones: Brothers, Horses, Cartels, and the Borderland Dream, in which he reports on the lives of the Trevino brothers and their rise and fall in the Zeta drug cartel and money laundering through quarter horse racing. He is interviewed by Terrence McCoy.
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12:00 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 58 min. After Words with David OsborneProgressive Policy Institute senior fellow David Osborne examines the charter school movement and ... David Osborne examines the charter school movement and offers his outlook for the future of public education in his book, Reinventing America’s Schools: Creating a 21st Century Education System. He talked about the success of schools in cities such as Newark, Memphis, Denver, Oakland, and Cleveland modeling the charter school system in New Orleans, which was a part of the rebuild after Hurricane Katrina. New Orleans reconstructed their school system through the states Recovery School District (RSD) program, turning their public schools into charter schools over time. Results are showing improved test scores, graduation and dropout rates, and school performance scores. Mr. Osborne argued that regardless of what we call schools every public school should be treated like a charter school, with autonomy, performance accountability, parental choice, and diversity of school design. He was interviewed by Chester Finn. 1:00 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 53 min. Panel Discussion on ImmigrantsFrom the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival in New York City, authors talk about immigrants. Panelists talked about immigrants. Panelists included Gabriel Thompson, author of Chasing the Harvest: Migrant Workers in California Agriculture, and Terry Hum, author of Making a Global Immigrant Neighborhood: Sunset Park. The program was moderated by Ali Noorani, executive director of the National Immigration Forum. This panel took place at the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival. 1:53 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 7 min. Panel Discussion on Big DataFrom the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival in New York City, panelists talk about big data. Panelists talked about big data. Panelists included Cathy O’Neil, author of Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy, and Tim Wu, author of The Attention Merchants: The Epic Scramble to Get Inside Our Heads. The program was moderated by Dolly Chugh, associate professor of management at NYU’s Stern School of Business. This panel took place at the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival.
2:00 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 51 min. Panel Discussion on Big DataFrom the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival in New York City, panelists talk about big data. Panelists talked about big data. Panelists included Cathy O’Neil, author of Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy, and Tim Wu, author of The Attention Merchants: The Epic Scramble to Get Inside Our Heads. The program was moderated by Dolly Chugh, associate professor of management at NYU’s Stern School of Business. This panel took place at the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival. 2:52 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 9 min. A Colony in a NationFrom the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival in New York City, MSNBC’s Chris Hayes talks about his ... Chris Hayes talked about his book, A Colony in a Nation, on race relations in America. He spoke with Heather McGhee, president of Demos. This talk took place at the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival. 3:02 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 53 min. A Colony in a NationFrom the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival in New York City, MSNBC’s Chris Hayes talks about his ... Chris Hayes talked about his book, A Colony in a Nation, on race relations in America. He spoke with Heather McGhee, president of Demos. This talk took place at the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival.
3:55 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 8 min. New York Review of Books Contributors on ImmigrationFrom the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival in New York City, contributors to the New York Review of ... Contributors to the New York Review of Books talked about immigration. Panelists included Masha Gessen, author of The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia; Yasmine El Rashidi, author of The Battle for Egypt: Dispatches from the Revolution; and essayist and novelist Darryl Pinckney. The program was moderated by Ian Buruma, editor of the New York Review of Books. This panel took place at the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival. 4:04 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 50 min. New York Review of Books Contributors on ImmigrationFrom the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival in New York City, contributors to the New York Review of ... Contributors to the New York Review of Books talked about immigration. Panelists included Masha Gessen, author of The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia; Yasmine El Rashidi, author of The Battle for Egypt: Dispatches from the Revolution; and essayist and novelist Darryl Pinckney. The program was moderated by Ian Buruma, editor of the New York Review of Books. This panel took place at the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival. 4:54 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 6 min. Panel Discussion on RefugeesFrom the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival in New York City, panelists talk about refugees. Panelists talked about refugees. Panelists included Deborah Campbell, author of A Disappearance in Damascus: Friendship and Survival in the Shadow of War, and Oscar Martinez, author of A History of Violence: Living and Dying in Central America. This panel took place at the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival.
5:00 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 54 min. Panel Discussion on RefugeesFrom the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival in New York City, panelists talk about refugees. Panelists talked about refugees. Panelists included Deborah Campbell, author of A Disappearance in Damascus: Friendship and Survival in the Shadow of War, and Oscar Martinez, author of A History of Violence: Living and Dying in Central America. This panel took place at the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival. 5:55 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 8 min. Panel Discussion on Free SpeechFrom the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival in New York City, panelists talk about free speech. Panelists talked about free speech. Panelists included Jelani Cobb, author and New Yorker staff writer; Michelle Goldberg, author and Slate columnist; and Suzanne Nossel, executive director of PEN America. The program was moderated by Stig Abell, editor and publisher of the Times Literary Supplement. This panel took place at the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival. 6:03 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 49 min. Panel Discussion on Free SpeechFrom the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival in New York City, panelists talk about free speech. Panelists talked about free speech. Panelists included Jelani Cobb, author and New Yorker staff writer; Michelle Goldberg, author and Slate columnist; and Suzanne Nossel, executive director of PEN America. The program was moderated by Stig Abell, editor and publisher of the Times Literary Supplement. This panel took place at the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival.
6:53 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 11 min. Panel Discussion on the Supreme CourtFrom the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival in New York City, panelists talk about the Supreme Court. Panelists talked about the Supreme Court. Panelists included Sheryll Cashin, author of Loving: Interracial Intimacy in America and the Threat to White Supremacy, and Norman Ornstein, co-author of One Nation After Trump: A Guide for the Perplexed, the Disillusioned, the Desperate, and the Not-Yet Deported. The program was moderated by Nicholas Allard, president and dean of Brooklyn Law School. This panel took place at the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival. 7:04 AM EDT on C-SPAN2Approx. 48 min. Panel Discussion on the Supreme CourtFrom the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival in New York City, panelists talk about the Supreme Court. Panelists talked about the Supreme Court. Panelists included Sheryll Cashin, author of Loving: Interracial Intimacy in America and the Threat to White Supremacy, and Norman Ornstein, co-author of One Nation After Trump: A Guide for the Perplexed, the Disillusioned, the Desperate, and the Not-Yet Deported. The program was moderated by Nicholas Allard, president and dean of Brooklyn Law School. This panel took place at the 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival.