Book TV Schedule

Week of September 12 through September 19

All times and durations are subject to change

Saturday, September 14
8:00 AM EDTApprox. 57 min.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. 8:57 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. 9:00 AM EDTApprox. 51 min.Dorothy Butler Gilliam, "Trailblazer"Dorothy Butler, who, in 1961, became the first African American reporter at the Washington Post, ... Dorothy Butler, who, in 1961, became the first African American reporter at the Washington Post, talked about the hurdles she had to overcome during her career.
9:51 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 19 min.Robert Lawson & Benjamin Powell, "Socialism Sucks"Economists Robert Lawson and Benjamin Powell talked about their travels to socialist countries. Economists Robert Lawson and Benjamin Powell talked about their travels to socialist countries. 11:10 AM EDTApprox. 46 min.Carrie Goldberg, "Nobody's Victim"Victims' rights attorney Carrie Goldberg discussed litigating cases of sexual harassment and ... Victims' rights attorney Carrie Goldberg discussed litigating cases of sexual harassment and sexual assault stemming from online threats. 11:56 AM EDTApprox. 4 min.What Are You Reading with Representative Gary PalmerRep. Gary Palmer (R-AL) shared his reading list with Book TV. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-AL) shared his reading list with Book TV.
12:00 PM 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." 12:30 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Jim Mattis, "Call Sign Chaos"Former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis recounted his military career and offered his thoughts on ... Former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis recounted his military career and offered his thoughts on leadership. 1:35 PM EDTApprox. 45 min.Call-in with Sharon Robinson, "Child of the Dream"Sharon Robinson, the daughter of the late professional baseball player, Jackie Robinson, reflected ... Sharon Robinson, the daughter of the late professional baseball player, Jackie Robinson, reflected on her life in the civil rights movement. She discussed her book and took viewer phone calls from the 19th annual National Book Festival in Washington, DC.
2:20 PM 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. 3:20 PM EDTApprox. 51 min.William Hyland, "George Mason"Author William Hyland recalled the life and influence of founding father George Mason. Author William Hyland recalled the life and influence of founding father George Mason. 4:11 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 39 min.Helen Prejean, "River of Fire"Sister Helen Prejean spoke about her life and her work to abolish the death penalty. Sister Helen Prejean spoke about her life and her work to abolish the death penalty.
5:50 PM EDTApprox. 47 min.Ronald Rosbottom, "Sudden Courage"French and European studies professor Ronald Rosbottom provided a history of the young members of ... French and European studies professor Ronald Rosbottom provided a history of the young members of the French Resistance during World War II. 6:37 PM EDTApprox. 3 min.What Are You Reading with Representative Tom ColeRep. Tom Cole (R-OK) shared his reading list with Book TV. Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK) shared his reading list with Book TV. 6:40 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Washington Journal Jeanine Pirro on "Radicals, Resistance and Revenge"Jeanine Pirro talked about her latest book, "Radicals, Resistance, and Revenge: The Left's Plot to ... Jeanine Pirro talked about her latest book, "Radicals, Resistance, and Revenge: The Left's Plot to Remake America."
7:40 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 35 min.Dennis Ross & David Makovsky, "Be Strong and of Good Courage"Ambassador Dennis Ross and David Makovsky talked about modern Israel's founding fathers - David ... Ambassador Dennis Ross and David Makovsky talked about modern Israel's founding fathers - David Ben-Gurion, Menachem Begin, Yitzhak Rabin, and Ariel Sharon. 9:15 PM EDTApprox. 45 min.Caitlin Moscatello, "See Jane Win"Journalist Caitlin Moscatello examined the rise in women running and winning elected office in the ... Journalist Caitlin Moscatello examined the rise in women running and winning elected office in the 2018 midterm elections. 10:00 PM EDTApprox. 49 min.After Words Ben Westhoff, "Fentanyl, Inc."Journalist Ben Westhoff reported on how labs in China manufacture Fentanyl. He was interviewed by ... Journalist Ben Westhoff reported on how labs in China manufacture Fentanyl. He was interviewed by Rep. Ann McLane Kuster (D-NH), founding co-chair of the Bipartisan Opioid Task Force.
10:49 PM EDTApprox. 11 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. 9 min.Neil Gorsuch, "A Republic, If You Can Keep It "Supreme Court Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch reflected on his thirty-year career and offered his ... Supreme Court Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch reflected on his thirty-year career and offered his thoughts on the judiciary and the U.S. Constitution.
Sunday, September 15
12:09 AM EDTApprox. 56 min.Tope Folarin, "A Particular Kind of Black Man - A Novel"Tope Folarin addressed the issues of immigration, identity, and religion in his novel, "A ... Tope Folarin addressed the issues of immigration, identity, and religion in his novel, "A Particular Kind of Black Man," which traces the Akinola family's move from Nigeria to Utah. 1:05 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.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. He spoke at the 19th annual National Book Festival in Washington, DC. 2:05 AM EDTApprox. 42 min.E. Jean Carroll, "What Do We Need Men For?"Advice columnist E. Jean Carroll discussed her experiences of sexual assaults throughout her life, ... Advice columnist E. Jean Carroll discussed her experiences of sexual assaults throughout her life, including an alleged assault by Donald Trump in the mid-1990s.
2:47 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 28 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. 4:15 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Jonathan Hansen, "Young Castro"Harvard University Latin American Studies lecturer Jonathan Hansen recalled the early life of ... Harvard University Latin American Studies lecturer Jonathan Hansen recalled the early life of Fidel Castro. 5:20 AM EDTApprox. 57 min.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.
6:17 AM EDTApprox. 23 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." 6:40 AM EDTApprox. 50 min.Martha Saxton, "The Widow Washington"Martha Saxton, history and women's studies professor at Amherst College, recalled the life of ... Martha Saxton, history and women's studies professor at Amherst College, recalled the life of George Washington's mother, Mary Ball Washington. 7:30 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.P. E. Moskowitz, "The Case Against Free Speech"Journalist P.E. Moskowitz argued that the term "freedom of speech" is being defined and redefined ... Journalist P.E. Moskowitz argued that the term "freedom of speech" is being defined and redefined by the Left and the Right to advance their agendas.
8:30 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. 9:30 AM EDTApprox. 45 min.Duncan White, "Cold Warriors"Harvard University history and literature professor Duncan White looked at how Cold War propaganda ... Harvard University history and literature professor Duncan White looked at how Cold War propaganda was disseminated through literature in the United States, Britain, and the Soviet Union. 10:15 AM EDTApprox. 45 min.Call-in with Elaine Weiss, "The Woman's Hour"Elaine Weiss recalled the women's suffrage movement's efforts to promote the ratification of the ... Elaine Weiss recalled the women's suffrage movement's efforts to promote the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution in 1920, which would allow women the right to vote. She discussed her book and took viewer phone calls from the 19th annual National Book Festival in Washington, DC.
11:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 1 min.George Beebe, "The Russia Trap"George Beebe, former director of Russian analysis at the CIA, talked about the downward spiral in ... George Beebe, former director of Russian analysis at the CIA, talked about the downward spiral in relations between the U.S. and Russia and where it may lead. 12:01 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.After Words Ibram Kendi, "How to Be an Antiracist"American University professor Ibram Kendi argued that America must choose to be antiracist and ... American University professor Ibram Kendi argued that America must choose to be antiracist and work towards building an equitable society. He was interviewed by Imani Perry, author and Princeton University African American studies professor. 1:01 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.Andrew McCarthy, Ball of Collusion"Fox News contributor Andrew McCarthy offered his thoughts on collusion and the 2016 presidential ... Fox News contributor Andrew McCarthy offered his thoughts on collusion and the 2016 presidential election.
2:11 PM EDTApprox. 50 min.Haben Girma, "Haben"Disability rights attorney Haben Girma, a Harvard Law School graduate who has been deafblind since ... Disability rights attorney Haben Girma, a Harvard Law School graduate who has been deafblind since birth, talked about navigating through a sighted, hearing world. 3:01 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 3 min.Christopher Leonard, "Kochland"Business reporter Christopher Leonard, author of "Kochland," talked about the rise and influence ... Business reporter Christopher Leonard, author of "Kochland," talked about the rise and influence of Koch Industries. 4:04 PM EDTApprox. 11 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. 45 min.Howard Reich, "The Art of Inventing Hope"The Chicago Tribune's Howard Reich talked about his conversations with Holocaust survivor Elie ... The Chicago Tribune's Howard Reich talked about his conversations with Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel (1928-2016), who was liberated from Buchenwald along with Howard's father in 1945. 5:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.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. 6:00 PM EDTApprox. 46 min.Caitlin Moscatello, "See Jane Win"Journalist Caitlin Moscatello examined the rise in women running and winning elected office in the ... Journalist Caitlin Moscatello examined the rise in women running and winning elected office in the 2018 midterm elections.
6:46 PM EDTApprox. 59 min.Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, "My Own Words"Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg recounted her life and time on the High Court. She spoke ... Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg recounted her life and time on the High Court. She spoke at the 19th annual National Book Festival in Washington, DC. 7:45 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 7 min.Neil Gorsuch, "A Republic, If You Can Keep It "Supreme Court Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch reflected on his thirty-year career and offered his ... Supreme Court Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch reflected on his thirty-year career and offered his thoughts on the judiciary and the U.S. Constitution. 8:52 PM EDTApprox. 9 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."
9:01 PM EDTApprox. 56 min.After Words Ben Westhoff, "Fentanyl, Inc."Journalist Ben Westhoff reported on how labs in China manufacture Fentanyl. He was interviewed by ... Journalist Ben Westhoff reported on how labs in China manufacture Fentanyl. He was interviewed by Rep. Ann McLane Kuster (D-NH), founding co-chair of the Bipartisan Opioid Task Force. 9:57 PM EDTApprox. 3 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. 10:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 1 min.Sen. Jeff Merkley, "America Is Better Than This"Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) provided a first-hand account of conditions for migrant families at the ... Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) provided a first-hand account of conditions for migrant families at the U.S. southern border.
11:01 PM EDTApprox. 51 min.Dr. Kelli Harding, "The Rabbit Effect"Columbia University psychiatry professor Kelli Harding explored the link between our mental and ... Columbia University psychiatry professor Kelli Harding explored the link between our mental and physical health. 11:52 PM EDTApprox. 9 min.After Words Mollie Hemingway and Carrie Severino, "Justice on Trial"The Federalist's Mollie Hemingway and Judicial Crisis Network's Carrie Severino examined the ... The Federalist's Mollie Hemingway and Judicial Crisis Network's Carrie Severino examined the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh and the future of the Court. They were interviewed by Los Angeles Times Supreme Court correspondent David Savage.
Monday, September 16
12:01 AM EDTApprox. 45 min.After Words Ben Westhoff, "Fentanyl, Inc."Journalist Ben Westhoff reported on how labs in China manufacture Fentanyl. He was interviewed by ... Journalist Ben Westhoff reported on how labs in China manufacture Fentanyl. He was interviewed by Rep. Ann McLane Kuster (D-NH), founding co-chair of the Bipartisan Opioid Task Force. 12:46 AM EDTApprox. 14 min.What Are You Reading with Representative Gerald ConnollyRep. Gerald Connolly (D-VA) shared his reading list with Book TV. Rep. Gerald Connolly (D-VA) shared his reading list with Book TV. 1:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.Jose Andres, "We Fed an Island"Chef Jose Andres talked about the efforts of the World Central Kitchen to feed the people of ... Chef Jose Andres talked about the efforts of the World Central Kitchen to feed the people of Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria. He spoke at the 19th annual National Book Festival in Washington, DC.
2:10 AM EDTApprox. 50 min.Dan Schilling, "Alone at Dawn"Dan Schilling recalled the efforts of Medal of Honor recipient John Chapman, killed during a ... Dan Schilling recalled the efforts of Medal of Honor recipient John Chapman, killed during a rescue mission in Afghanistan in 2002. 3:00 AM EDTApprox. 46 min.After Words Ben Westhoff, "Fentanyl, Inc."Journalist Ben Westhoff reported on how labs in China manufacture Fentanyl. He was interviewed by ... Journalist Ben Westhoff reported on how labs in China manufacture Fentanyl. He was interviewed by Rep. Ann McLane Kuster (D-NH), founding co-chair of the Bipartisan Opioid Task Force. 3:46 AM EDTApprox. 5 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.
3:51 AM EDTApprox. 9 min.After Words Ben Howe, "The Immoral Majority"Ben Howe examined whether evangelicals are choosing political power over Christian values. He was ... Ben Howe examined whether evangelicals are choosing political power over Christian values. He was interviewed by author and history professor John Fea. 4:00 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. 5:10 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 20 min.Author Discussion of BiographiesAndrea Barnet, "Visionary Women;" David Blight, "Frederick Douglass;" and Andrew Roberts, ... Andrea Barnet, "Visionary Women;" David Blight, "Frederick Douglass;" and Andrew Roberts, "Churchill," discussed their respective biographies at the 19th annual National Book Festival in Washington, DC.
6:30 AM EDTApprox. 45 min.David Roll, "George Marshall"Biographer David Roll recalled the life of military leader George Marshall, who served as ... Biographer David Roll recalled the life of military leader George Marshall, who served as President Franklin Roosevelt's Army chief of staff during World War II. 7:15 AM EDTApprox. 45 min.Discussion on Black Pioneers & Slavery with Anna-Lisa Cox, Scott Heerman, Larry Curry, and SteveAnna-Lisa Cox ("The Bone and Sinew of the Land") and Scott Heerman ("The Alchemy of Slavery") ... Anna-Lisa Cox ("The Bone and Sinew of the Land") and Scott Heerman ("The Alchemy of Slavery") talked about black pioneers and slavery in Illinois.