Book TV Schedule

Week of February 9 through February 16

All times and durations are subject to change

Saturday, February 10
8:01 AM ESTApprox. 59 min.Orly Lobel, You Don't Own MeUniversity of San Diego law professor Orly Lobel examined the arguments over creativity and ... University of San Diego law professor Orly Lobel examined the arguments over creativity and intellectual property. 9:00 AM ESTApprox. 3 hr.In Depth Colson WhiteheadWe continued our 2018 Fiction Edition of In Depth with Colson Whitehead, author of the Pulitzer ... We continued our 2018 Fiction Edition of In Depth with Colson Whitehead, author of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning novel, "The Underground Railroad." His other works of fiction include "The Intuitionist" and "Sag Harbor." 12:00 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr.Author Discussion on Political Candidates & ElectionsA discussion on political candidates and elections from the 2018 Rancho Mirage Writers Festival in ... A discussion on political candidates and elections from the 2018 Rancho Mirage Writers Festival in California, with Karl Rove, Susan Eisenhower, and Tim Miller, former communications director for Jeb Bush 2016.
1:00 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 15 min.Vicente Fox, Let's Move OnFormer Mexican president Vicente Fox provided a critique of the Trump administration. Former Mexican president Vicente Fox provided a critique of the Trump administration. 2:15 PM ESTApprox. 55 min.Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco, Hidden in Plain SightGeorge Mason University Professor Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco examined human trafficking in the U.S. George Mason University Professor Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco examined human trafficking in the U.S. 3:10 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Lance Izumi, The Corrupt ClassroomPacific Research Institute fellow Lance Izumi argued that parents should have the right to opt out ... Pacific Research Institute fellow Lance Izumi argued that parents should have the right to opt out of the public school system.
4:15 PM ESTApprox. 2 hr. 10 min.April Ryan, Authors on Race in AmericaApril Ryan, author and Washington Bureau Chief for American Urban Radio Networks, moderated a ... April Ryan, author and Washington Bureau Chief for American Urban Radio Networks, moderated a panel discussion on race in America. 6:25 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Max Boot, The Road Not TakenMilitary historian Max Boot examined the impact that CIA officer Edward Lansdale had on American ... Military historian Max Boot examined the impact that CIA officer Edward Lansdale had on American foreign policy and counterinsurgency tactics during the Vietnam War and in later military efforts. Mr. Boot was joined in conversation by Gen. David Petraeus (Ret.). 7:30 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr.Laura Wides-Munoz, The Making of a DreamLaura Wides-Munoz talked about U.S. immigration policy and profiled several DACA recipients. Laura Wides-Munoz talked about U.S. immigration policy and profiled several DACA recipients.
8:30 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 30 min.Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt, How Democracies DieHarvard professors Steve Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt examined the causes that lead to breakdowns ... Harvard professors Steve Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt examined the causes that lead to breakdowns in democracies around the world. 10:00 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr.After Words Patrisse Khan-Cullors, When They Call You a TerroristBlack Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors discussed her life, activism, and the ... Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors discussed her life, activism, and the beginnings of the Black Lives Matter movement. 11:00 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr.Catherine Kerrison, Jefferson's DaughtersVillanova University history professor, Catherine Kerrison, explored the lives of Thomas ... Villanova University history professor, Catherine Kerrison, explored the lives of Thomas Jefferson's daughters, Martha and Maria Jefferson, as well as Harriet Hemings, born into slavery at Jefferson's Monticello and believed to be the child of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings.
Sunday, February 11
12:00 AM ESTApprox. 45 min.James O'Keefe, American Pravda Book PartyProject Veritas founder, James O'Keefe, talks to guests and discusses his book, "American Pravda." ... Project Veritas founder, James O'Keefe, talks to guests and discusses his book, "American Pravda." Author and columnist, Michelle Malkin, introduces Mr. O'Keefe. 12:45 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr.Rachel Herz, Why You Eat What You EatRachel Herz reported on the science and psychology behind eating. Rachel Herz reported on the science and psychology behind eating. 1:45 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 15 min.Harlan Ullman, Anatomy of FailureHarlan Ullman discussed why the U.S. has lost, or failed to accomplish its stated mission, in ... Harlan Ullman discussed why the U.S. has lost, or failed to accomplish its stated mission, in every war it has started since the end of WWII.
3:00 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 2 min.Michael Nutter, MayorFormer Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter discussed his career in politics. Former Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter discussed his career in politics. 4:02 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 3 min.Noah Feldman, The Three Lives of James MadisonHarvard Law School professor Noah Feldman recounted the political life of James Madison. Harvard Law School professor Noah Feldman recounted the political life of James Madison. 5:05 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.Stephen Kotkin, StalinStephen Kotkin, history and international affairs professor at Princeton University, continued his ... Stephen Kotkin, history and international affairs professor at Princeton University, continued his multi-volume biography of Joseph Stalin, with a focus on Stalin's leadership of the Soviet Union in the years leading up to World War II.
6:15 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 15 min.Charles Dorn, For the Common GoodBowdoin College Academic Affairs Dean Charles Dorn examined the value and impact of higher ... Bowdoin College Academic Affairs Dean Charles Dorn examined the value and impact of higher education. 7:30 AM ESTApprox. 40 min.Ann Telnaes, Trump's ABCWashington Post editorial cartoonist, Ann Telnaes, talked about and showed drawings from her book, ... Washington Post editorial cartoonist, Ann Telnaes, talked about and showed drawings from her book, "Trump's ABC." 8:10 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 20 min.David Goldfield, The Gifted GenerationDavid Goldfield, history professor at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte, reports on how ... David Goldfield, history professor at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte, reports on how federal legislation post-World War II affected the lives of Americans; from housing and education to civil rights and immigration.
9:30 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 15 min.Tour of Regnery PublishingA tour of Regnery Publishing that included interviews with many of the people who are responsible ... A tour of Regnery Publishing that included interviews with many of the people who are responsible for bringing their book from acquisition to publication. 10:45 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 15 min.Jake Bernstein, Secrecy WorldJake Bernstein, senior journalist with the investigative team that broke the Panama Papers story, ... Jake Bernstein, senior journalist with the investigative team that broke the Panama Papers story, talked about what was revealed in the leaked documents. 12:00 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr.After Words David Frum, TrumpocracyFormer White House speechwriter and Atlantic columnist David Frum argues that the Trump presidency ... Former White House speechwriter and Atlantic columnist David Frum argues that the Trump presidency is damaging American democracy. He is interviewed by Washington Post nonfiction book critic Carlos Lozada.
1:00 PM ESTApprox. 46 min.James O'Keefe, American Pravda Book PartyProject Veritas founder, James O'Keefe, talks to guests and discusses his book, "American Pravda." ... Project Veritas founder, James O'Keefe, talks to guests and discusses his book, "American Pravda." Author and columnist, Michelle Malkin, introduces Mr. O'Keefe. 1:46 PM ESTApprox. 59 min.Catherine Kerrison, Jefferson's DaughtersVillanova University history professor, Catherine Kerrison, explored the lives of Thomas ... Villanova University history professor, Catherine Kerrison, explored the lives of Thomas Jefferson's daughters, Martha and Maria Jefferson, as well as Harriet Hemings, born into slavery at Jefferson's Monticello and believed to be the child of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings. 2:45 PM ESTApprox. 30 min.Steve Villano, TightropeSteve Villano recalls working for New York Governor Mario Cuomo, while his brother, Michael ... Steve Villano recalls working for New York Governor Mario Cuomo, while his brother, Michael Villano, was associated with John Gotti, head of the Gambino Crime Family.
3:15 PM ESTApprox. 45 min.Rupert Darwall, Green TyrannyRupert Darwall examined the origins of the climate change movement. Rupert Darwall examined the origins of the climate change movement. 4:00 PM ESTApprox. 45 min.Author Discussion on PoliticsA discussion on politics from the 2018 Rancho Mirage Writers Festival in California, with author ... A discussion on politics from the 2018 Rancho Mirage Writers Festival in California, with author and executive editor of Random House, Jon Meacham; Tim Miller, former communications director for Jeb Bush 2016; and author and journalist Amie Parnes. 4:45 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr.Hendrik Meijer, Arthur VandenbergHendrick Meijer recalled the political career of Michigan Republican Senator Arthur Vandenberg. Hendrick Meijer recalled the political career of Michigan Republican Senator Arthur Vandenberg.
5:45 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 15 min.Victor Davis Hanson, The Second World WarsMilitary historian Victor Davis Hanson recounted the key battles of World War II. He was joined in ... Military historian Victor Davis Hanson recounted the key battles of World War II. He was joined in conversation by National Review editor-in-chief Rich Lowry. 7:00 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 2 min.Michael Nutter, MayorFormer Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter discussed his career in politics. Former Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter discussed his career in politics. 8:02 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Steve Coll, Directorate SSteve Coll looked at the CIA's secret wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan and the problematic ... Steve Coll looked at the CIA's secret wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan and the problematic relationship between the CIA and Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).
9:07 PM ESTApprox. 58 min.After Words Patrisse Khan-Cullors, When They Call You a TerroristBlack Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors discussed her life, activism, and the ... Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors discussed her life, activism, and the beginnings of the Black Lives Matter movement. 10:05 PM ESTApprox. 55 min.Laura Wides-Munoz, The Making of a DreamLaura Wides-Munoz talked about U.S. immigration policy and profiled several DACA recipients. Laura Wides-Munoz talked about U.S. immigration policy and profiled several DACA recipients. 11:00 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr.Charles Mann, The Wizard and ProphetCharles Mann described the life and careers of Norman Borlaug and William Vogt, scientists who ... Charles Mann described the life and careers of Norman Borlaug and William Vogt, scientists who held opposing views and have influenced modern ideas of the environment and the future survival on humanity.
Monday, February 12
12:00 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr.After Words Patrisse Khan-Cullors, When They Call You a TerroristBlack Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors discussed her life, activism, and the ... Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors discussed her life, activism, and the beginnings of the Black Lives Matter movement. 1:00 AM ESTApprox. 50 min.Bret Stephens, America in RetreatNew York Times op-ed columnist, Bret Stephens, discussed his book, "America in Retreat: The New ... New York Times op-ed columnist, Bret Stephens, discussed his book, "America in Retreat: The New Isolationism and the Coming Global Disorder," at the 2018 Rancho Mirage Writers Festival in California. 1:50 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.David Horowitz, The Black Book of the American LeftDavid Horowitz examined the left's impact on America's universities and colleges. David Horowitz examined the left's impact on America's universities and colleges.
3:00 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr.After Words Patrisse Khan-Cullors, When They Call You a TerroristBlack Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors discussed her life, activism, and the ... Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors discussed her life, activism, and the beginnings of the Black Lives Matter movement. 4:00 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 2 min.Roger Kimball, Vox PopuliNew Criterion publisher and editor Roger Kimball examined the pros and cons of populism today. New Criterion publisher and editor Roger Kimball examined the pros and cons of populism today. 5:02 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 17 min.Donna Brazile, HacksFormer Democratic National Committee chair, Donna Brazile, offered her thoughts on the state of ... Former Democratic National Committee chair, Donna Brazile, offered her thoughts on the state of the Democratic Party in the wake of Russia's hacking of the DNC.
6:19 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 41 min.Neil, Alan and Joel Gershenfeld, Designing RealityNeil Gershenfeld, Alan Gershenfeld, and Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld discussed what they call the ... Neil Gershenfeld, Alan Gershenfeld, and Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld discussed what they call the "third digital revolution," an increase of digital fabrication.