Book TV Schedule

Week of August 13 through August 20

All times and durations are subject to change

Saturday, August 17
8:01 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 15 min.Dan Hill, "Two Cheers for Democracy"Dan Hill examined the leadership style of political figures in the U.S. and abroad. Dan Hill examined the leadership style of political figures in the U.S. and abroad. 9:16 AM EDTApprox. 46 min.History Bookshelf Michael Lang "The Road to Woodstock"Michael Lang talked about his memoir, "The Road to Woodstock: From the Man Behind the Legendary ... Michael Lang talked about his memoir, "The Road to Woodstock: From the Man Behind the Legendary Festival." A co-founder of the Woodstock Music Festival, he recounted the creation and execution of the concert including the booking of the acts, several of whom were unknown at the time, and the procurement of Max Yasgur's farm in upstate New York that would be used as the concert venue. He talked with his co-writer, Holly George-Warren, and then they both responded to questions from members of the audience. 10:02 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 28 min.LIVE 2019 Mississippi Book FestivalBookTV will be LIVE from the 2019 Mississippi Book Festival with author discussions on Civil War ... BookTV will be LIVE from the 2019 Mississippi Book Festival with author discussions on Civil War figures, World War II, American crime stories, and much more.
11:30 AM EDTApprox. 17 min.Rachel Devlin, "A Girl Stands at the Door"Rutgers University history professor Rachel Devlin looked at the desegregation of American public ... Rutgers University history professor Rachel Devlin looked at the desegregation of American public schools through the actions of young women throughout the country. 11:47 AM EDTApprox. 2 hr. 17 min.LIVE 2019 Mississippi Book FestivalBookTV will be LIVE from the 2019 Mississippi Book Festival with author discussions on Civil War ... BookTV will be LIVE from the 2019 Mississippi Book Festival with author discussions on Civil War figures, World War II, American crime stories, and much more. 2:04 PM EDTApprox. 11 min.Libra Hilde, "Worth A Dozen Men"Hear Libra Hilde, author of "Worth a Dozen Men", talk about the role Southern female nurses played ... Hear Libra Hilde, author of "Worth a Dozen Men", talk about the role Southern female nurses played during the Civil War and how the Confederacy relied on their labor. Hilde shares how this created a new awareness of a woman's place in public life and highlighted a shift in gender roles.
2:15 PM EDTApprox. 15 min.Stephanie McCurry, "Confederate Reckoning"Stephanie McCurry looked at the internal politics of the South during the Civil War and the ... Stephanie McCurry looked at the internal politics of the South during the Civil War and the influence that southern women and slaves had on the war's outcome. 2:30 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.LIVE 2019 Mississippi Book FestivalBookTV will be LIVE from the 2019 Mississippi Book Festival with author discussions on Civil War ... BookTV will be LIVE from the 2019 Mississippi Book Festival with author discussions on Civil War figures, World War II, American crime stories, and much more. 3:30 PM EDTApprox. 16 min.Akiba Solomon and Kenrya Rankin, "How We Fight White Supremacy"Colorlines editors Akiba Solomon and Kenrya Rankin explored structural racism and how to combat ... Colorlines editors Akiba Solomon and Kenrya Rankin explored structural racism and how to combat it.
3:46 PM EDTApprox. 59 min.LIVE 2019 Mississippi Book FestivalBookTV will be LIVE from the 2019 Mississippi Book Festival with author discussions on Civil War ... BookTV will be LIVE from the 2019 Mississippi Book Festival with author discussions on Civil War figures, World War II, American crime stories, and much more. 4:45 PM EDTApprox. 15 min.History Bookshelf Jeff Guinn "Go Down Together"Jeff Guinn presented a history of the infamous couple, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow. Jeff Guinn presented a history of the infamous couple, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow. 5:00 PM EDTApprox. 58 min.LIVE 2019 Mississippi Book FestivalBookTV will be LIVE from the 2019 Mississippi Book Festival with author discussions on Civil War ... BookTV will be LIVE from the 2019 Mississippi Book Festival with author discussions on Civil War figures, World War II, American crime stories, and much more.
5:58 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.C-SPAN Cities Tour Visits Bozeman, MontanaC-SPAN's Cities Tour visited Bozeman, Montana to learn about its history and literary scene from ... C-SPAN's Cities Tour visited Bozeman, Montana to learn about its history and literary scene from local authors and experts. 7:03 PM EDTApprox. 57 min.Eric Rauchway, "Winter War"University of California, Davis history professor, Eric Rauchway, recounted the strained ... University of California, Davis history professor, Eric Rauchway, recounted the strained transition between Presidents Hoover and Roosevelt in 1932. 8:00 PM EDTApprox. 45 min.Liz Wheeler, "Tipping Points - How to Topple the Left's House of Cards"One America News Networks host Liz Wheeler offered her thoughts on how to debate the Left. One America News Networks host Liz Wheeler offered her thoughts on how to debate the Left.
8:45 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 7 min.Christian Keller, "The Great Partnership"U.S. Army War College history professor Christian Keller recounted the personal and professional ... U.S. Army War College history professor Christian Keller recounted the personal and professional relationship between Confederate Generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson. 9:52 PM EDTApprox. 8 min.In Depth Lee EdwardsLee Edwards talked about his books and took viewer questions. His books include "The Conservative ... Lee Edwards talked about his books and took viewer questions. His books include "The Conservative Revolution," "Goldwater," and "Just Right: A Life in Pursuit of Liberty." 10:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.After Words Natalie Wexler, "The Knowledge Gap"Journalist Natalie Wexler argued that the U.S. education system can be improved by expanding the ... Journalist Natalie Wexler argued that the U.S. education system can be improved by expanding the curriculum content of elementary school students in history, science, and the arts. She's interviewed by Kaya Henderson former chancellor of DC Public Schools.
11:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Burt Folsom, "The Myth of the Robber Barons"Hillsdale College's Burt Folsom discussed the rise of big business in America. Hillsdale College's Burt Folsom discussed the rise of big business in America.
Sunday, August 18
12:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Author Discussion on DesegregationAuthors Hezekiah Watkins, Michelle Purdy, Natalie Adams, and Jelani Favors examined desegregation ... Authors Hezekiah Watkins, Michelle Purdy, Natalie Adams, and Jelani Favors examined desegregation efforts in the South during the civil rights movement. 1:00 AM EDTApprox. 30 min.Craig Huey, "The Deep State"Criag Huey, publisher of The Huey Report and Reality Alert, talked about his book, "The Deep ... Criag Huey, publisher of The Huey Report and Reality Alert, talked about his book, "The Deep State: 15 Surprising Dangers You Should Know." 1:30 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Author Discussion on Outlaws in U.S. HistoryAuthors Eric Dolin, Tom Clavin, and Peter Houlahan discussed outlaws in U.S. History. Authors Eric Dolin, Tom Clavin, and Peter Houlahan discussed outlaws in U.S. History.
2:30 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Kasey Pipes, "After the Fall"Kasey Pipes, former adviser to President George W. Bush, recounted the post-White House years of ... Kasey Pipes, former adviser to President George W. Bush, recounted the post-White House years of President Richard Nixon. 3:30 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 4 min.Author Discussion on the Civil War and the SouthAuthors John Marszalek, Shelby Harriel, Ben Wynne, and Jacquelyn Hall provided insight into about ... Authors John Marszalek, Shelby Harriel, Ben Wynne, and Jacquelyn Hall provided insight into about prominent and lesser known figures in the Civil War and Southern history. 4:34 AM EDTApprox. 41 min.Robert Lawson, "Socialism Sucks"Robert Lawson, professor of economics at SMU, discussed his book, "Socialism Sucks: Two Economists ... Robert Lawson, professor of economics at SMU, discussed his book, "Socialism Sucks: Two Economists Drink Their Way Through the Unfree World."
5:15 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Author Discussion on Race and Civil Rights in AmericaAuthors Rebecca Tuuri, Shennette Garrett-Scott, Ted Ownby, William Sturkey, and Dave Tell ... Authors Rebecca Tuuri, Shennette Garrett-Scott, Ted Ownby, William Sturkey, and Dave Tell reflected on race and civil rights in America. 6:15 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Timothy Goeglein, "American Restoration"Focus on the Family's Timothy Goeglein argued that America has abandoned its Judeo-Christian ... Focus on the Family's Timothy Goeglein argued that America has abandoned its Judeo-Christian values and offered his thoughts on how to restore them. 7:15 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Author Discussion on True American Crime StoriesBrad Schwartz, Casey Cep, and Karen Abbott recounted true American crime stories. Brad Schwartz, Casey Cep, and Karen Abbott recounted true American crime stories.
8:15 AM EDTApprox. 45 min.The Civil War Chris DeRose, "Star Spangled Scandal"Chris DeRose recounted the murder of Francis Scott Key's son, Philip Barton Key, by Congressman ... Chris DeRose recounted the murder of Francis Scott Key's son, Philip Barton Key, by Congressman Daniel Sickles in 1859. 9:00 AM EDTApprox. 59 min.Author Discussion on World War IIMichael Dobbs, Alex Kershaw, and Sam Kleiner discussed stories from World War II. Michael Dobbs, Alex Kershaw, and Sam Kleiner discussed stories from World War II. 9:59 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 6 min.C-SPAN Cities Tour Visits Bozeman, MontanaC-SPAN's Cities Tour visited Bozeman, Montana to learn about its history and literary scene from ... C-SPAN's Cities Tour visited Bozeman, Montana to learn about its history and literary scene from local authors and experts.
11:05 AM EDTApprox. 56 min.Daniel Poneman, "Double Jeopardy"Former Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman argued for the expanded use of nuclear energy to ... Former Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman argued for the expanded use of nuclear energy to reduce the threat of climate change. 12:01 PM EDTApprox. 59 min.After Words Terry McAuliffe, "Beyond Charlottesville"'Former Virginia Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe recounted events that led up to the tragedy in ... Former Virginia Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe recounted events that led up to the tragedy in Charlottesville following the Unite the Right rally in 2017. He was interviewed by Slate editor Dahlia Lithwick. 1:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Burt Folsom, "The Myth of the Robber Barons"Hillsdale College's Burt Folsom discussed the rise of big business in America. Hillsdale College's Burt Folsom discussed the rise of big business in America.
2:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 3 min.Nadina LaSpina, "Such a Pretty Girl"Nadina LaSpina, who contracted polio as a baby, talked about growing up with a disability and ... Nadina LaSpina, who contracted polio as a baby, talked about growing up with a disability and becoming a disability rights activist. 3:03 PM EDTApprox. 7 min.Evan Sayet, "Apocali Now"Comedian and political commentator Evan Sayet discussed his book "Apocali Now!" Comedian and political commentator Evan Sayet discussed his book "Apocali Now!" 3:10 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Christopher Ketcham, "This Land"Journalist Christopher Ketcham reported on past and current conflicts over public lands in the ... Journalist Christopher Ketcham reported on past and current conflicts over public lands in the western United States.
4:15 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Travis Rieder, "In Pain"Bioethicist Travis Rieder explored the opioid crisis and shared his own experience with opioid ... Bioethicist Travis Rieder explored the opioid crisis and shared his own experience with opioid dependency. 5:15 PM EDTApprox. 55 min.Sarah Rose, "D-Day Girls"Sarah Rose reported on British female spies in World War II and their success in espionage and ... Sarah Rose reported on British female spies in World War II and their success in espionage and sabotage against the Nazis. The author reported that, due to a shortage of men to fill positions, women were recruited and ordered to destroy Nazi positions and gather intelligence in occupied France. 6:10 PM EDTApprox. 22 min.Joe Quirk, "Seasteading"Joe Quirk, president of the Seasteading Institute, talked about his book "Seasteading: How ... Joe Quirk, president of the Seasteading Institute, talked about his book "Seasteading: How Floating Nations Will Restore the Environment, Enrich the Poor, Cure the Sick, and Liberate Humanity from Politicians."
6:32 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Russell Gold, "Superpower"The Wall Street Journal's Russell Gold reported on alternative energy resources. The Wall Street Journal's Russell Gold reported on alternative energy resources. 7:32 PM EDTApprox. 8 min.In Depth Lee EdwardsLee Edwards talked about his books and took viewer questions. His books include "The Conservative ... Lee Edwards talked about his books and took viewer questions. His books include "The Conservative Revolution," "Goldwater," and "Just Right: A Life in Pursuit of Liberty." 7:40 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 20 min.John McManus, "Fire and Fortitude"Military historian John McManus provided a history of the US army in the Pacific theater during ... Military historian John McManus provided a history of the US army in the Pacific theater during World War II.
9:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.After Words Natalie Wexler, "The Knowledge Gap"Journalist Natalie Wexler argued that the U.S. education system can be improved by expanding the ... Journalist Natalie Wexler argued that the U.S. education system can be improved by expanding the curriculum content of elementary school students in history, science, and the arts. She's interviewed by Kaya Henderson former chancellor of DC Public Schools. 10:00 PM EDTApprox. 45 min.Liz Wheeler, "Tipping Points - How to Topple the Left's House of Cards"One America News Networks host Liz Wheeler offered her thoughts on how to debate the Left. One America News Networks host Liz Wheeler offered her thoughts on how to debate the Left. 10:45 PM EDTApprox. 15 min.Robby Soave, "Panic Attack"Robby Soave, associate editor at Reason.com, discussed his book, "Panic Attack," about millennial ... Robby Soave, associate editor at Reason.com, discussed his book, "Panic Attack," about millennial activism since the election of Donald Trump.
11:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 1 min.Lyz Lenz, "God Land"Columbia Journalism Review contributor Lyz Lenz reported on faith and religion in middle America. Columbia Journalism Review contributor Lyz Lenz reported on faith and religion in middle America.
Monday, August 19
12:01 AM EDTApprox. 59 min.After Words Natalie Wexler, "The Knowledge Gap"Journalist Natalie Wexler argued that the U.S. education system can be improved by expanding the ... Journalist Natalie Wexler argued that the U.S. education system can be improved by expanding the curriculum content of elementary school students in history, science, and the arts. She's interviewed by Kaya Henderson former chancellor of DC Public Schools. 1:00 AM EDTApprox. 55 min.Bob Barr, "The Meaning of IsFormer Georgia Congressman Bob Barr talked about the investigation of President Trump and the ... Former Georgia Congressman Bob Barr talked about the investigation of President Trump and the possibility that he'll be impeached. 1:55 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Steven Waldman, "Sacred Liberty"Steven Waldman, author and co-founder of the multifaith site Belief.net, provided a history of ... Steven Waldman, author and co-founder of the multifaith site Belief.net, provided a history of religious freedom in America.
3:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.After Words Natalie Wexler, "The Knowledge Gap"Journalist Natalie Wexler argued that the U.S. education system can be improved by expanding the ... Journalist Natalie Wexler argued that the U.S. education system can be improved by expanding the curriculum content of elementary school students in history, science, and the arts. She's interviewed by Kaya Henderson former chancellor of DC Public Schools. 4:00 AM EDTApprox. 30 min.Hyrum Lewis, "There Is a God"Hyrum Lewis, professor of history at BYU Idaho, talked about his book, "There Is a God: How to ... Hyrum Lewis, professor of history at BYU Idaho, talked about his book, "There Is a God: How to Respond to Atheism in the Last Days." 4:30 AM EDTApprox. 45 min.Kara Dixon Vuic, "The Girls Next Door"Texas Christian University professor Kara Dixon Vuic provided a history of the women who ... Texas Christian University professor Kara Dixon Vuic provided a history of the women who volunteered to entertain American soldiers overseas during times of war.
5:15 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 20 min.Chatter on Books Podcast featuring David Epstein, "Range"Journalist David Epstein argued that it's more advantageous in today's society to have broader ... Journalist David Epstein argued that it's more advantageous in today's society to have broader backgrounds and skills than specializing in a particular area. 6:35 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 25 min.Daniel Brook, "The Accident of Color"Author and journalist Daniel Brook explored the history of mixed-race urbanites during ... Author and journalist Daniel Brook explored the history of mixed-race urbanites during Reconstruction.