Book TV Schedule

Week of June 18 through June 25

All times and durations are subject to change

Saturday, June 22
8:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 6 min.Mark Levin, "Unfreedom of the Press"TV and radio host Mark Levin argued that the press has lowered its standards in providing ... TV and radio host Mark Levin argued that the press has lowered its standards in providing objective and trustworthy journalism. 9:06 AM EDTApprox. 24 min.Interview with Susan Rice, "Tough Love"Susan Rice, former US Ambassador to the United Nations and National Security Advisor, recalled her ... Susan Rice, former US Ambassador to the United Nations and National Security Advisor, recalled her time in the Obama and Clinton administrations. 9:30 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 7 min.Jonna Mendez, "The Moscow Rules"Jonna Mendez, former chief of disguise at the CIA, recalled the many covert intelligence ... Jonna Mendez, former chief of disguise at the CIA, recalled the many covert intelligence operations that she and her late husband and former CIA operative, Tony Mendez, conducted in Moscow during the 1970s.
10:37 AM EDTApprox. 3 min.What Are You Reading with Representative Glenn GrothmanRep. Glenn Grothman (R-WI) shared his reading list with Book TV. Rep. Glenn Grothman (R-WI) shared his reading list with Book TV. 10:40 AM EDTApprox. 49 min.Susan Page, "The Matriarch"From the 2019 Gaithersburg Book Festival in Maryland, award-winning USA Today Washington Bureau ... From the 2019 Gaithersburg Book Festival in Maryland, award-winning USA Today Washington Bureau chief Susan Page highlighted the life of First Lady Barbara Bush. 11:29 AM EDTApprox. 11 min.Interview with Mo Rocca, "Mobituaries"CBS Sunday Morning correspondent Mo Rocca discussed his forthcoming book of obituaries that ... CBS Sunday Morning correspondent Mo Rocca discussed his forthcoming book of obituaries that features politicians, scientists, entertainers, and more.
11:40 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 17 min.Jerome Corsi, "Silent No More"Jerome Corsi detailed the two months he was questioned by the FBI and Special Counsel Mueller's ... Jerome Corsi detailed the two months he was questioned by the FBI and Special Counsel Mueller's prosecutors as part of their investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. 12:57 PM EDTApprox. 3 min.What Are You Reading with Representative Darren SotoRepresentative Darren Soto (D-FL) shared his reading list with Book TV. Representative Darren Soto (D-FL) shared his reading list with Book TV. 1:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 16 min.Eric Liu, "Become America"Citizen University Founder and CEO Eric Liu shared his ideas for reviving a more civic-minded ... Citizen University Founder and CEO Eric Liu shared his ideas for reviving a more civic-minded America.
2:16 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.Nancy Isenberg & Andrew Burstein, "The Problem of Democracy"Louisiana State University history professors Nancy Isenberg and Andrew Burstein examined the ... Louisiana State University history professors Nancy Isenberg and Andrew Burstein examined the political ideologies of father and son presidents, John Adams and John Quincy Adams. 3:26 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 4 min.Venki Ramakrishnan, "Gene Machine"Nobel prize winning biologist Venki Ramakrishnan broke DNA down to the molecule, specifically the ... Nobel prize winning biologist Venki Ramakrishnan broke DNA down to the molecule, specifically the ribosome. 4:30 PM EDTApprox. 55 min.Andrew Nagorski, "1941 - The Year Germany Lost the War"Historian Andrew Nagorski examined the military decisions of the Allied and Axis powers in 1941 ... Historian Andrew Nagorski examined the military decisions of the Allied and Axis powers in 1941 and how they affected the remainder of World War II.
5:25 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Dr. Tia Powell, "Dementia Reimagined"Dr. Tia Powell looked at the science behind dementia, the funding for Alzheimer's research, and ... Dr. Tia Powell looked at the science behind dementia, the funding for Alzheimer's research, and how patients with varying degrees of dementia are treated. 6:30 PM EDTApprox. 53 min.Shannon Watts, "Fight Like a Mother"Shannon Watts explained how she went from being a stay-at-home mom to the founder of one of the ... Shannon Watts explained how she went from being a stay-at-home mom to the founder of one of the largest gun violence prevention organizations in the country, Moms Demand Action. 7:23 PM EDTApprox. 7 min.What Are You Reading with Representative Bill JohnsonRep. Bill Johnson (R-OH) shared his reading list with Book TV. Rep. Bill Johnson (R-OH) shared his reading list with Book TV.
7:30 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 9 min.Brian Lamb, Susan Swain, James Traub, Peter Drummey, "The Presidents"Historians and contributors to C-SPAN's "The Presidents" book discussed the strengths and ... Historians and contributors to C-SPAN's "The Presidents" book discussed the strengths and weaknesses of all the U.S.'s previous chief executives. 8:39 PM EDTApprox. 6 min.What Are You Reading with Representative John GaramendiRep. John Garamendi (D-CA) shared his reading list with Book TV. Rep. John Garamendi (D-CA) shared his reading list with Book TV. 8:45 PM EDTApprox. 15 min.Interview with James Poniewozik, "Audience of One"New York Times chief television critic James Poniewozik talked about his forthcoming book on ... New York Times chief television critic James Poniewozik talked about his forthcoming book on President Trump's relationship with TV over the past forty years. .
9:00 PM EDTApprox. 30 min.Roger Stone, "The Myth of Russian Collusion"Political strategist Roger Stone offered his account of the 2016 election and the Mueller ... Political strategist Roger Stone offered his account of the 2016 election and the Mueller investigation. 9:30 PM EDTApprox. 30 min.Rep. Steve Scalise R-LA, "Back in the Game"Republican Whip Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) recounted his journey to recovery after being shot ... Republican Whip Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) recounted his journey to recovery after being shot during practice for the annual Congressional Baseball Game in 2017. 10:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.After Words Nada Bakos,"The Targeter"Former CIA intelligence analyst Nada Bakos offered her insight into the inner workings of the ... Former CIA intelligence analyst Nada Bakos offered her insight into the inner workings of the agency and her work in tracking terrorists. She's interviewed by Intelligence Committee member Rep. Andre Carson (D-IN).
11:00 PM EDTApprox. 55 min.David McCullough, "The Pioneers"Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough recounted the pioneers who settled the Northwest ... Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough recounted the pioneers who settled the Northwest Territory, which would become the future states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and Wisconsin. 11:55 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Brenda Wineapple, "The Impeachers"Historian Brenda Wineapple looked back at the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson in 1868. She ... Historian Brenda Wineapple looked back at the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson in 1868. She was joined in conversation by Columbia University history professor Eric Foner.
Sunday, June 23
1:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 3 min.Ryan Dostie, "Formation"Ryan Dostie detailed her time serving in the military during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Ryan Dostie detailed her time serving in the military during Operation Iraqi Freedom. 2:03 AM EDTApprox. 55 min.Jared Yates Sexton, "The Man They Wanted Me to Be"Salon's political writer Jared Yates Sexton discussed his working class upbringing and shared his ... Salon's political writer Jared Yates Sexton discussed his working class upbringing and shared his thoughts on what he calls America's traditional idea of masculine identity. 2:58 AM EDTApprox. 2 min.What Are You Reading with Representative Buddy CarterRep. Buddy Carter (R-GA) shared his reading list with Book TV. Rep. Buddy Carter (R-GA) shared his reading list with Book TV.
3:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 31 min.Mark Rose, "Market Rules"Mark Rose talked about the politics that have shaped the U.S. banking industry since the 1970s. Mark Rose talked about the politics that have shaped the U.S. banking industry since the 1970s. 4:31 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 29 min.David Weinberger, "Everyday Chaos"David Weinberger argued that technology has enabled a more chaotic and unpredictable world but it ... David Weinberger argued that technology has enabled a more chaotic and unpredictable world but it is also helping us better predict and prepare for the future. 6:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Anthony Harkins & Meredith McCarroll, "Appalachian Reckoning"Anthony Harkins, Meredith McCarroll, T.R.C. Hutton, and Ivy Brashear provided a critical take on ... Anthony Harkins, Meredith McCarroll, T.R.C. Hutton, and Ivy Brashear provided a critical take on J.D. Vance's "Hillbilly Elegy."
7:05 AM EDTApprox. 35 min.Monica Smith, "Cities"UCLA anthropology professor Monica Smith provided a history of cities, from their creation 6,000 ... UCLA anthropology professor Monica Smith provided a history of cities, from their creation 6,000 years ago to today. 7:40 AM EDTApprox. 50 min.David Kushner, "The Players Ball"David Kushner reported on the early years of the internet, its evolution over time, and the ... David Kushner reported on the early years of the internet, its evolution over time, and the business of domain ownership. 8:30 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 34 min.Andres Oppenheimer, "The Robots Are Coming!"Andres Oppenheimer talked about the future of automation and the jobs that will eventually be ... Andres Oppenheimer talked about the future of automation and the jobs that will eventually be taken over by robots.
10:04 AM EDTApprox. 22 min.Interview with Anna Wiener, "Uncanny Valley"Technology reporter Anna Wiener recounted her experiences working for tech start-ups in San ... Technology reporter Anna Wiener recounted her experiences working for tech start-ups in San Francisco. 10:26 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 1 min.David McCraw, "Truth in Our Times"David McCraw recounted his work as deputy general counsel for the New York Times. David McCraw recounted his work as deputy general counsel for the New York Times. 11:27 AM EDTApprox. 3 min.What Are You Reading with Representative Darren SotoRepresentative Darren Soto (D-FL) shared his reading list with Book TV. Representative Darren Soto (D-FL) shared his reading list with Book TV.
11:30 AM EDTApprox. 30 min.Roger Stone, "The Myth of Russian Collusion"Political strategist Roger Stone offered his account of the 2016 election and the Mueller ... Political strategist Roger Stone offered his account of the 2016 election and the Mueller investigation. 12:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.After Words Jim Acosta, "The Enemy of the People"CNN's Chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta offered his first-hand account of covering the ... CNN's Chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta offered his first-hand account of covering the Trump Administration. He's interviewed by Jay Rosen, founder of PressThink and New York University journalism professor. 1:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 11 min.Brian Lamb, Susan Swain, James Traub, Peter Drummey, "The Presidents"Historians and contributors to C-SPAN's "The Presidents" book discussed the strengths and ... Historians and contributors to C-SPAN's "The Presidents" book discussed the strengths and weaknesses of all the U.S.'s previous chief executives.
2:11 PM EDTApprox. 19 min.Interview with Samantha Power, "The Education of an Idealist"Former US Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, reflected on her tenure. Former US Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, reflected on her tenure. 2:30 PM EDTApprox. 55 min.Annie Jacobsen, "Surprise, Kill, Vanish"Investigative journalist Annie Jacobsen talked about CIA covert operations from the Cold War to ... Investigative journalist Annie Jacobsen talked about CIA covert operations from the Cold War to the present. 3:25 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Brenda Wineapple, "The Impeachers"Historian Brenda Wineapple looked back at the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson in 1868. She ... Historian Brenda Wineapple looked back at the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson in 1868. She was joined in conversation by Columbia University history professor Eric Foner.
4:30 PM EDTApprox. 55 min.Dr. Matt McCarthy, "Superbugs"Dr. Matt McCarthy reported on his search for a new antibiotic treatment for superbug bacteria. Dr. Matt McCarthy reported on his search for a new antibiotic treatment for superbug bacteria. 5:25 PM EDTApprox. 5 min.What Are You Reading with Representative Jared HuffmanRep. Jared Huffman (D-CA) shared his reading list with Book TV. Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA) shared his reading list with Book TV. 5:30 PM EDTApprox. 25 min.Rep. Steve Scalise R-LA, "Back in the Game"Republican Whip Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) recounted his journey to recovery after being shot ... Republican Whip Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) recounted his journey to recovery after being shot during practice for the annual Congressional Baseball Game in 2017.
5:55 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Ryan Dostie, "Formation"Ryan Dostie detailed her time serving in the military during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Ryan Dostie detailed her time serving in the military during Operation Iraqi Freedom. 7:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 8 min.Jim Sciutto, "The Shadow War"CNN national security correspondent Jim Sciutto talked about the United States' "shadow war" with ... CNN national security correspondent Jim Sciutto talked about the United States' "shadow war" with Russia and China. 8:08 PM EDTApprox. 2 min.What Are You Reading with Representative Glenn GrothmanRep. Glenn Grothman (R-WI) shared his reading list with Book TV. Rep. Glenn Grothman (R-WI) shared his reading list with Book TV.
8:10 PM EDTApprox. 51 min.David McCullough, "The Pioneers"Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough recounted the pioneers who settled the Northwest ... Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough recounted the pioneers who settled the Northwest Territory, which would become the future states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and Wisconsin. 9:01 PM EDTApprox. 55 min.After Words Nada Bakos,"The Targeter"Former CIA intelligence analyst Nada Bakos offered her insight into the inner workings of the ... Former CIA intelligence analyst Nada Bakos offered her insight into the inner workings of the agency and her work in tracking terrorists. She's interviewed by Intelligence Committee member Rep. Andre Carson (D-IN). 9:56 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Lt. Col. Harry Stewart Ret., "Soaring to Glory"Tuskegee Airman Harry Stewart recalls his life and experiences in combat during World War II. Tuskegee Airman Harry Stewart recalls his life and experiences in combat during World War II.
11:01 PM EDTApprox. 59 min.Alice Marie Johnson, "After Life"Alice Marie Johnson discussed her time in prison and President Trump's commutation of her sentence ... Alice Marie Johnson discussed her time in prison and President Trump's commutation of her sentence in 2018.
Monday, June 24
12:00 AM EDTApprox. 55 min.After Words Nada Bakos,"The Targeter"Former CIA intelligence analyst Nada Bakos offered her insight into the inner workings of the ... Former CIA intelligence analyst Nada Bakos offered her insight into the inner workings of the agency and her work in tracking terrorists. She's interviewed by Intelligence Committee member Rep. Andre Carson (D-IN). 12:55 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 1 min.Stephen Budiansky, "Oliver Wendell Holmes"Stephen Budiansky recounted the life of Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, who served on ... Stephen Budiansky recounted the life of Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, who served on the High Court from 1902 to 1932. 1:56 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 1 min.Patrick Radden Keefe, "Say Nothing"Patrick Radden Keefe talked about the murder of a 38-year-old mother of ten in Belfast during the ... Patrick Radden Keefe talked about the murder of a 38-year-old mother of ten in Belfast during the decades-long conflict in Northern Ireland known as the Troubles.
2:57 AM EDTApprox. 3 min.What Are You Reading with Representative Glenn GrothmanRep. Glenn Grothman (R-WI) shared his reading list with Book TV. Rep. Glenn Grothman (R-WI) shared his reading list with Book TV. 3:00 AM EDTApprox. 55 min.After Words Nada Bakos,"The Targeter"Former CIA intelligence analyst Nada Bakos offered her insight into the inner workings of the ... Former CIA intelligence analyst Nada Bakos offered her insight into the inner workings of the agency and her work in tracking terrorists. She's interviewed by Intelligence Committee member Rep. Andre Carson (D-IN). 3:55 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.Brian Lamb, Susan Swain, James Traub, Peter Drummey, "The Presidents"Historians and contributors to C-SPAN's "The Presidents" book discussed the strengths and ... Historians and contributors to C-SPAN's "The Presidents" book discussed the strengths and weaknesses of all the U.S.'s previous chief executives.
5:05 AM EDTApprox. 55 min.Andrew Nagorski, "1941 - The Year Germany Lost the War"Historian Andrew Nagorski examined the military decisions of the Allied and Axis powers in 1941 ... Historian Andrew Nagorski examined the military decisions of the Allied and Axis powers in 1941 and how they affected the remainder of World War II. 6:00 AM EDTApprox. 50 min.Chris Wilson, "The Master Plan"Chris Wilson, who was sentenced to life in prison at 18 years old, discussed the steps he took to ... Chris Wilson, who was sentenced to life in prison at 18 years old, discussed the steps he took to change his path and his reentry into life outside of prison in his mid-thirties. This event took place at the 2019 Gaithersburg Book Festival. 6:50 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.ISI Conservative Book of the Year AwardYoram Hazony discussed his book "The Virtue of Nationalism," recipient of the Conservative Book of ... Yoram Hazony discussed his book "The Virtue of Nationalism," recipient of the Conservative Book of the Year Award.
7:55 AM EDTApprox. 5 min.What Are You Reading with Representative John GaramendiRep. John Garamendi (D-CA) shared his reading list with Book TV. Rep. John Garamendi (D-CA) shared his reading list with Book TV.