Book TV Schedule

Week of October 13 through October 20

All times and durations are subject to change

Saturday, October 14
7:43 AM EDTApprox. 18 min.James O'Keefe, BreakthroughJames O'Keefe, founder and president of Project Veritas, sat down with Book TV to discuss his ... James O'Keefe, founder and president of Project Veritas, sat down with Book TV to discuss his book, "Breakthrough: Our Guerilla War to Expose Fraud and Save Democracy." 8:01 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 28 min.Muhammad Yunus, A World of Three ZerosNobel Peace Prize-winning economist Muhammad Yunus talked about how to solve the problems of ... Nobel Peace Prize-winning economist Muhammad Yunus talked about how to solve the problems of global poverty, unemployment, and climate change. He spoke with Jeffrey Sachs of Columbia University. 9:29 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 2 min.Meghan O'Sullivan, WindfallMeghan O'Sullivan, former special assistant to President George W. Bush and current professor of ... Meghan O'Sullivan, former special assistant to President George W. Bush and current professor of international affairs at Harvard, discussed how the energy revolution in the U.S. has impacted foreign policy. She was in discussion with Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "The Prize," Daniel Yergin.
10:31 AM EDTApprox. 28 min.Mark Skousen, The Structure of ProductionBook TV interviewed FreedomFest founder, Mark Skousen, about the annual libertarian conference and ... Book TV interviewed FreedomFest founder, Mark Skousen, about the annual libertarian conference and the updated edition of his book, "The Structure of Production." 10:59 AM EDTApprox. 7 hr. 2 min.LIVE LIVE from the 2017 Southern Festival of BooksCoverage of author discussions from the 2017 Southern Festival of Books in Nashville. Coverage of author discussions from the 2017 Southern Festival of Books in Nashville. 6:01 PM EDTApprox. 19 min.Wayne Allyn Root, Angry White MaleBook TV interviewed Wayne Allyn Root, host of the Wayne Allyn Root Show (Newsmax TV), about his ... Book TV interviewed Wayne Allyn Root, host of the Wayne Allyn Root Show (Newsmax TV), about his most recent book, "Angry White Male: How the Donald Trump Phenomenon is Changing America-and What We Can All Do to Save the Middle Class."
6:20 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.Ellen Ullman, Life in CodeSoftware engineer Ellen Ullman described changes in technology through the lens of her ... Software engineer Ellen Ullman described changes in technology through the lens of her professional experiences. 7:30 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Oona Hathaway & Scott Shapiro, The InternationalistsYale Law School professors Oona Hathaway and Scott Shapiro recall the 1928 Paris Peace Pact, also ... Yale Law School professors Oona Hathaway and Scott Shapiro recall the 1928 Paris Peace Pact, also known as the Kellogg-Briand Pact, that outlawed war and was signed by close to every country in the world.. 8:30 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 16 min.Ta-Nehisi Coates, We Were Eight Years in PowerNational Book Award winning author Ta-Nehisi Coates examined race, the Obama presidency and the ... National Book Award winning author Ta-Nehisi Coates examined race, the Obama presidency and the election of Donald Trump through a collection of his essays written for Atlantic magazine. He talked with NPR's Kojo Nnamdi.
9:46 PM EDTApprox. 14 min.Michael Medved, The American MiracleMichael Medved joined Book TV at FreedomFest in Las Vegas to discuss his book, "The American ... Michael Medved joined Book TV at FreedomFest in Las Vegas to discuss his book, "The American Miracle: Divine Providence in the Rise of the Republic." 10:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.After Words Craig Shirley, Citizen NewtHistorian Craig Shirley discusses the life and political career of Newt Gingrich. He is ... Historian Craig Shirley discusses the life and political career of Newt Gingrich. He is interviewed by former Virginia Congressman Tom Davis. 11:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 17 min.Leila Janah, Give WorkSamasource CEO and Founder Leila Janah discussed a business model designed to lift poor ... Samasource CEO and Founder Leila Janah discussed a business model designed to lift poor communities out of poverty. She spoke with former Clinton official and UC-Berkeley professor Laura Tyson.
Sunday, October 15
12:17 AM EDTApprox. 15 min.Shelby Steele, ShameBook TV interviewed Hoover Institution senior fellow, Shelby Steele, about his most recent book, ... Book TV interviewed Hoover Institution senior fellow, Shelby Steele, about his most recent book, "Shame: How America's Past Sins Have Polarized Our Country." 12:32 AM EDTApprox. 6 hr. 58 min.LIVE from the 2017 Southern Festival of BooksCoverage of author discussions from the 2017 Southern Festival of Books in Nashville. Coverage of author discussions from the 2017 Southern Festival of Books in Nashville. 7:30 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.J.D. Vance, Hillbilly ElegyJ.D. Vance recalled his childhood in a Rust Belt town in Ohio at the 17th annual National Book ... J.D. Vance recalled his childhood in a Rust Belt town in Ohio at the 17th annual National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
8:30 AM EDTApprox. 45 min.Kevin Peraino, A Force So SwiftForeign correspondent Kevin Peraino recalled President Harry Truman's response to Mao Zedong's ... Foreign correspondent Kevin Peraino recalled President Harry Truman's response to Mao Zedong's takeover of China in 1949 and how it reshaped American foreign policy. He was joined in conversation by author Scott Anderson at NYU Bookstore in New York City.. 9:15 AM EDTApprox. 15 min.Michael Medved, The American MiracleMichael Medved joined Book TV at FreedomFest in Las Vegas to discuss his book, "The American ... Michael Medved joined Book TV at FreedomFest in Las Vegas to discuss his book, "The American Miracle: Divine Providence in the Rise of the Republic." 9:30 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.Cathy Davidson, The New EducationCUNY Future Initiatives Director Cathy Davidson examined a new way of educating college students ... CUNY Future Initiatives Director Cathy Davidson examined a new way of educating college students to be better prepared for the gig economy.
10:40 AM EDTApprox. 20 min.George Gilder, The Scandal of MoneyGeorge Gilder discussed his book, "The Scandal of Money: Why Wall Street Recovers but the Economy ... George Gilder discussed his book, "The Scandal of Money: Why Wall Street Recovers but the Economy Never Does." 11:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Oona Hathaway & Scott Shapiro, The InternationalistsYale Law School professors Oona Hathaway and Scott Shapiro recall the 1928 Paris Peace Pact, also ... Yale Law School professors Oona Hathaway and Scott Shapiro recall the 1928 Paris Peace Pact, also known as the Kellogg-Briand Pact, that outlawed war and was signed by close to every country in the world.. 12:00 PM EDTApprox. 59 min.After Words Charles Sykes, How the Right Lost Its MindFormer radio host and MSNBC contributor Charles Sykes discussed the conservative movement in ... Former radio host and MSNBC contributor Charles Sykes discussed the conservative movement in America. He was interviewed by Tammy Bruce, Fox News contributor and host of The Tammy Bruce Show.
12:59 PM EDTApprox. 4 hr. 2 min.LIVE 2017 Southern Festival of BooksCoverage of author discussions from the 2017 Southern Festival of Books in Nashville. Coverage of author discussions from the 2017 Southern Festival of Books in Nashville. 5:01 PM EDTApprox. 59 min.After Words Alan Beattie False EconomyAlan Beattie talked about his book "False Economy: A Surprising Economic History of the World" ... Alan Beattie talked about his book "False Economy: A Surprising Economic History of the World" (Riverhead; April 16, 2009). In his book he combines economic history, psychology, and political analysis to identify the factors that predispose economies to success or failure. He gave his views on why certain countries have been more financially prosperous than others. The guest interviewer was Patrice Hill, chief economic correspondent for The Washington Times. Alan Beattie is world trade editor for the Financial Times where he has worked since 1998 and was formerly the chief U.S. economics correspondent. Previously he worked as an economist at the Bank of England Patrice Hill has been the chief economic correspondent at The Washington Times for fifteen years. Prior to joining the newspaper, Ms. Hill was a Washington correspondent for the Daily Bond Buyer. 6:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Sebastian Mallaby, The World's BankerMr. Mallaby talked about his book "The Worlds Banker: A Story of Failed States, Financial Crises, ... Mr. Mallaby talked about his book "The Worlds Banker: A Story of Failed States, Financial Crises, and The Wealth and Poverty of Nations," published by Penguin Books. He spoke about the tenure of James Wolfensohn as the president of the World Bank. Mr. Mallaby sat down with the Wall Street Journal's David Wessel to discuss the reality of global development and the current challenges facing the World Bank, including the AIDS epidemic and global terrorism. He responded to audience questions
7:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 17 min.Leila Janah, Give WorkSamasource CEO and Founder Leila Janah discussed a business model designed to lift poor ... Samasource CEO and Founder Leila Janah discussed a business model designed to lift poor communities out of poverty. She spoke with former Clinton official and UC-Berkeley professor Laura Tyson. 8:17 PM EDTApprox. 49 min.Elliott Abrams, Realism and DemocracyElliott Abrams, former official for the Reagan and George W. Bush administrations, argued that, ... Elliott Abrams, former official for the Reagan and George W. Bush administrations, argued that, despite the outcome of the Arab Spring, the U.S. should push for the expansion of democracy in the Middle East. 9:06 PM EDTApprox. 59 min.After Words Craig Shirley, Citizen NewtHistorian Craig Shirley discusses the life and political career of Newt Gingrich. He is ... Historian Craig Shirley discusses the life and political career of Newt Gingrich. He is interviewed by former Virginia Congressman Tom Davis.
10:05 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 14 min.Discussion on Banned BooksPanel discussion on banned books that featured challenged authors David Levithan ("Two Boys ... Panel discussion on banned books that featured challenged authors David Levithan ("Two Boys Kissing"), Coe Booth ("Kinda Like Brothers"), and Ariel Schrag ("Stuck in the Middle"). This event, held at the Strand Bookstore in New York City, was hosted by PEN America. 11:19 PM EDTApprox. 45 min.Peter Cozzens, The Earth Is WeepingPeter Cozzens discusses his book, "The Earth Is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the ... Peter Cozzens discusses his book, "The Earth Is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West," at the 17th annual National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
Monday, October 16
12:04 AM EDTApprox. 59 min.After Words Craig Shirley, Citizen NewtHistorian Craig Shirley discusses the life and political career of Newt Gingrich. He is ... Historian Craig Shirley discusses the life and political career of Newt Gingrich. He is interviewed by former Virginia Congressman Tom Davis. 1:03 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 17 min.Ta-Nehisi Coates, We Were Eight Years in PowerNational Book Award winning author Ta-Nehisi Coates examined race, the Obama presidency and the ... National Book Award winning author Ta-Nehisi Coates examined race, the Obama presidency and the election of Donald Trump through a collection of his essays written for Atlantic magazine. He talked with NPR's Kojo Nnamdi. 2:20 AM EDTApprox. 13 min.Lanny Ebenstein, ChicagonomicsUniversity of California - Santa Barbara professor, Lanny Ebenstein sat down with Book TV to talk ... University of California - Santa Barbara professor, Lanny Ebenstein sat down with Book TV to talk about his book, "Chicagonomics: The Evolution of Chicago Free Market Economics."
2:33 AM EDTApprox. 27 min.Bhu Srinivasan, AmericanaBhu Srinivasan, a media entrepreneur, talked about the innovators and entrepreneurs who have ... Bhu Srinivasan, a media entrepreneur, talked about the innovators and entrepreneurs who have shaped the history of the United States. 3:00 AM EDTApprox. 59 min.After Words Craig Shirley, Citizen NewtHistorian Craig Shirley discusses the life and political career of Newt Gingrich. He is ... Historian Craig Shirley discusses the life and political career of Newt Gingrich. He is interviewed by former Virginia Congressman Tom Davis. 3:59 AM EDTApprox. 4 hr. 2 min.2017 Southern Festival of BooksCoverage of author discussions from the 2017 Southern Festival of Books in Nashville. Coverage of author discussions from the 2017 Southern Festival of Books in Nashville.