Book TV Schedule

Week of August 23 through August 30

All times and durations are subject to change

Saturday, August 24
8:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Carl Hulse, "Confirmation Bias"The New York Time's Carl Hulse chronicled the confirmation process to fill the late Justice ... The New York Time's Carl Hulse chronicled the confirmation process to fill the late Justice Antonin Scalia's Supreme Court seat. 9:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.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. 10:00 AM 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.
11:20 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.Dale Beran, "It Came From Something Awful"Dale Beran profiles the counterculture online hub 4chan. Dale Beran profiles the counterculture online hub 4chan. 12:30 PM EDTApprox. 25 min.Interview with David Rubenstein on the National Book FestivalBook TV talked with David Rubenstein, co-founder of the investment firm, The Carlyle Group, about ... Book TV talked with David Rubenstein, co-founder of the investment firm, The Carlyle Group, about his financial support and involvement with the National Book Festival. 12:55 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Veronica Rueckert, "Outspoken"Former public radio host Veronica Rueckert offered her thoughts on how women can reclaim their ... Former public radio host Veronica Rueckert offered her thoughts on how women can reclaim their voice.
2:00 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. 2:45 PM EDTApprox. 15 min.Interview with Bassey Ikpi, "I'm Telling the Truth, but I'm Lying"Bassey Ikpi discussed her upcoming memoir that focuses on her mental health care. Bassey Ikpi discussed her upcoming memoir that focuses on her mental health care. 3:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Ryan Grim, "We've Got People"Journalist Ryan Grim traced the growth of the progressive wing of the Democratic Party. Journalist Ryan Grim traced the growth of the progressive wing of the Democratic Party.
4:00 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. 4:15 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 15 min.Suketu Mehta, "This Land Is Our Land"Suketu Mehta talked about the global backlash against immigrants and argued that the West would be ... Suketu Mehta talked about the global backlash against immigrants and argued that the West would be better off if they accepted more of them. 5:30 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Andrew Blum, "The Weather Machine"Journalist Andrew Blum explored the resources and technology used to develop a daily weather ... Journalist Andrew Blum explored the resources and technology used to develop a daily weather report.
6:30 PM EDTApprox. 30 min.Mark Lee Gardner, "Rough Riders"Historian Mark Lee Gardner talked about his book "Rough Riders: Theodore Roosevelt, His Cowboy ... Historian Mark Lee Gardner talked about his book "Rough Riders: Theodore Roosevelt, His Cowboy Regiment, and the Immortal Charge Up San Juan Hill." 7:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Zahra Hankir, "Our Women on the Ground"Journalist Zahra Hankir talked about the challenges that Arab and Middle Eastern female ... Journalist Zahra Hankir talked about the challenges that Arab and Middle Eastern female journalists face while reporting on stories in their countries. 8:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Philip Mudd, "Black Site"Philip Mudd, former deputy director of the CIA's Counterterrorist Center, talked about the CIA ... Philip Mudd, former deputy director of the CIA's Counterterrorist Center, talked about the CIA detention centers that were used to interrogate suspected terrorists following 9/11.
9:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Harriet Washington, "A Terrible Thing to Waste - Environmental Racism and Its Assault on the American Mind"Bioethicist Harriet Washington detailed how environmental hazards impact black communities at a ... Bioethicist Harriet Washington detailed how environmental hazards impact black communities at a higher rate. 10:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.After Words Brent Bozell, "Unmasked -Media's War Against Trump"Media Research Center founder and president Brent Bozell argued that the media is biased against ... Media Research Center founder and president Brent Bozell argued that the media is biased against President Trump. He was interviewed by Carrie Sheffield, Accuracy in Media national editor. 11:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Emily Guendelsberger, "On the Clock"Journalist Emily Guendelsberger talked about what it's like to work low-wage jobs in the United ... Journalist Emily Guendelsberger talked about what it's like to work low-wage jobs in the United States.
Sunday, August 25
12:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 30 min.David Horowitz, "Mortality and Faith"David Horowitz discussed his life as a political activist, first as a 60's radical, then as a ... David Horowitz discussed his life as a political activist, first as a 60's radical, then as a conservative, and his religious faith. 1:30 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 57 min.Free Minds Book ClubBookTV covered the Free Minds Book Club meeting which takes place twice a month with inmates at ... BookTV covered the Free Minds Book Club meeting which takes place twice a month with inmates at the Washington, DC Jail. 3:27 AM EDTApprox. 18 min.Joel Salatin, "Your Succesful Farm Business"Joel Salatin, co-owner of Polyface Farm in Virginia, discussed his book "Your Successful Farm ... Joel Salatin, co-owner of Polyface Farm in Virginia, discussed his book "Your Successful Farm Business."
3:45 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 2 min.Kim Wehle, "How to Read the Constitution--and Why"CBS News legal analyst Kim Wehle offered her guide to reading and understanding the U.S. ... CBS News legal analyst Kim Wehle offered her guide to reading and understanding the U.S. Constitution. 4:47 AM EDTApprox. 52 min.Mark Skousen on author Jack LondonMark Skousen, founder and producer of FreedomFest, talked about the politics of author Jack ... Mark Skousen, founder and producer of FreedomFest, talked about the politics of author Jack London. 5:39 AM EDTApprox. 18 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.
5:57 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. 6:00 AM EDTApprox. 50 min.Guillaume Serina, "An Impossible Dream"Guillaume Serina reported on the circumstances surrounding the Reykjavik nuclear summit in 1986 ... Guillaume Serina reported on the circumstances surrounding the Reykjavik nuclear summit in 1986 between President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev. 6:50 AM EDTApprox. 55 min.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.
7:45 AM EDTApprox. 31 min.Discussion with Authors of Political MemoirsThe authors of forthcoming political memoirs discussed their books. They included Samantha Power, ... The authors of forthcoming political memoirs discussed their books. They included Samantha Power, former U.S. Ambassador to the UN; Ambassador Susan Rice, former National Security Advisor; and Virginia State Senator Janet Howell. 8:16 AM EDTApprox. 59 min.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. 9:15 AM EDTApprox. 16 min.Alan Crawford, "How Not to Get Rich"Alan Pell Crawford, a former U.S. Senate speechwriter and magazine editor, discussed his book "How ... Alan Pell Crawford, a former U.S. Senate speechwriter and magazine editor, discussed his book "How Not to Get Rich: The Financial Misadventures of Mark Twain."
9:31 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 19 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. 10:50 AM EDTApprox. 40 min.Sandra Bolzenius, "Glory in their Spirit"Former Army transportation specialist Sandra Bolzenius recalled the efforts of four African ... Former Army transportation specialist Sandra Bolzenius recalled the efforts of four African American women who sought the same treatment as white service members enlisted in the Women Army Corps (WAC) during World War II. 11:30 AM EDTApprox. 31 min.The Communicators Scott KuporScott Kupor, managing partner at the venture capital firm Andreesen Horowitz, talked about the ... Scott Kupor, managing partner at the venture capital firm Andreesen Horowitz, talked about the role that venture capitalists play in Silicon Valley and the process that start-ups go through to acquire funding.
12:01 PM 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 PM EDTApprox. 52 min.Edward Hudgins, "Space"Edward Hudgins, author of "Space: The Free-Market Frontier," talked about sending humans to Mars. Edward Hudgins, author of "Space: The Free-Market Frontier," talked about sending humans to Mars. 1:52 PM EDTApprox. 18 min.Joel Salatin, "Your Succesful Farm Business"Joel Salatin, co-owner of Polyface Farm in Virginia, discussed his book "Your Successful Farm ... Joel Salatin, co-owner of Polyface Farm in Virginia, discussed his book "Your Successful Farm Business."
2:10 PM 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. 3:00 PM EDTApprox. 57 min.Harriet Washington, "A Terrible Thing to Waste - Environmental Racism and Its Assault on the American Mind"Bioethicist Harriet Washington detailed how environmental hazards impact black communities at a ... Bioethicist Harriet Washington detailed how environmental hazards impact black communities at a higher rate. 3:57 PM EDTApprox. 3 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.
4:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 30 min.David Horowitz, "Mortality and Faith"David Horowitz discussed his life as a political activist, first as a 60's radical, then as a ... David Horowitz discussed his life as a political activist, first as a 60's radical, then as a conservative, and his religious faith. 5:30 PM EDTApprox. 41 min.Interview with David Rubenstein on the National Book FestivalBook TV talked with David Rubenstein, co-founder of the investment firm, The Carlyle Group, about ... Book TV talked with David Rubenstein, co-founder of the investment firm, The Carlyle Group, about his financial support and involvement with the National Book Festival. 6:11 PM EDTApprox. 4 min.Jennifer Grossman, "Ayn Rand's Anthem"Jennifer Grossman, CEO of the Atlas Society, talks about her graphic novel adaption of Ayn Rand's ... Jennifer Grossman, CEO of the Atlas Society, talks about her graphic novel adaption of Ayn Rand's "Anthem."
6:15 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Emily Guendelsberger, "On the Clock"Journalist Emily Guendelsberger talked about what it's like to work low-wage jobs in the United ... Journalist Emily Guendelsberger talked about what it's like to work low-wage jobs in the United States. 7:20 PM EDTApprox. 25 min.Robin Koerner, "If You Can Keep It"Robin Koerner, academic dean at the John Locke Institute, discussed his book, "If You Can Keep ... Robin Koerner, academic dean at the John Locke Institute, discussed his book, "If You Can Keep It," in which he argues that we are close to losing our Republic. 7:45 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 15 min.Imani Perry, "Breathe"Princeton University professor Imani Perry offered her thoughts on race, gender, and class in ... Princeton University professor Imani Perry offered her thoughts on race, gender, and class in America.
9:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.After Words Brent Bozell, "Unmasked -Media's War Against Trump"Media Research Center founder and president Brent Bozell argued that the media is biased against ... Media Research Center founder and president Brent Bozell argued that the media is biased against President Trump. He was interviewed by Carrie Sheffield, Accuracy in Media national editor. 10:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 1 min.Sarah Parcak, "Archaeology From Space"Sarah Parcak reported on the use of technology in space to study archaeology. Sarah Parcak reported on the use of technology in space to study archaeology. 11:01 PM EDTApprox. 59 min.Douglas Waller, "Lincoln's Spies"Historian Douglas Waller recounted the team of Union spies that provided President Lincoln and his ... Historian Douglas Waller recounted the team of Union spies that provided President Lincoln and his generals with intelligence during the Civil War.
Monday, August 26
12:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.After Words Brent Bozell, "Unmasked -Media's War Against Trump"Media Research Center founder and president Brent Bozell argued that the media is biased against ... Media Research Center founder and president Brent Bozell argued that the media is biased against President Trump. He was interviewed by Carrie Sheffield, Accuracy in Media national editor. 1:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Zahra Hankir, "Our Women on the Ground"Journalist Zahra Hankir talked about the challenges that Arab and Middle Eastern female ... Journalist Zahra Hankir talked about the challenges that Arab and Middle Eastern female journalists face while reporting on stories in their countries. 2:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.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.
3:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.After Words Brent Bozell, "Unmasked -Media's War Against Trump"Media Research Center founder and president Brent Bozell argued that the media is biased against ... Media Research Center founder and president Brent Bozell argued that the media is biased against President Trump. He was interviewed by Carrie Sheffield, Accuracy in Media national editor. 4:00 AM EDTApprox. 55 min.Kathleen Belew, "Bringing the War Home"Kathleen Belew discussed her book "Bring the War Home: The White Power Movement and Paramilitary ... Kathleen Belew discussed her book "Bring the War Home: The White Power Movement and Paramilitary America." 4:55 AM 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.
6:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 30 min.Anthony McCann, "Shadowlands"Anthony McCann recalled the group of protestors, led by Ammon Bundy, that occupied the Malheur ... Anthony McCann recalled the group of protestors, led by Ammon Bundy, that occupied the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in eastern Oregon in 2016. The group claimed that the federal government had no right to own public land. 7:30 AM EDTApprox. 30 min.Mark Lee Gardner, "Rough Riders"Historian Mark Lee Gardner talked about his book "Rough Riders: Theodore Roosevelt, His Cowboy ... Historian Mark Lee Gardner talked about his book "Rough Riders: Theodore Roosevelt, His Cowboy Regiment, and the Immortal Charge Up San Juan Hill."