Book TV Schedule

Week of January 15 through January 22

All times and durations are subject to change

Saturday, January 18
8:01 AM ESTApprox. 59 min.Paul Richter, "The Ambassadors"Paul Richter, diplomatic correspondent for the Los Angeles Times, talked about the work that U.S. ... Paul Richter, diplomatic correspondent for the Los Angeles Times, talked about the work that U.S. ambassadors do in the Middle East and Afghanistan. 9:00 AM ESTApprox. 45 min.Ryan Manion & Heather Kelly, "The Knock at the Door"Ryan Manion and Heather Kelly talked about the experience of losing a family member in a war. Ryan Manion and Heather Kelly talked about the experience of losing a family member in a war. 9:45 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 15 min.Wilfred McClay, "Land of Hope"University of Oklahoma history professor Wilfred McClay provided a one-volume history of the ... University of Oklahoma history professor Wilfred McClay provided a one-volume history of the United States.
11:00 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr.Aaron Glantz, "Homewreckers"Aaron Glantz reported on the investors who profited in the housing market following the 2008 ... Aaron Glantz reported on the investors who profited in the housing market following the 2008 crash. 12:00 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 15 min.C-SPAN Cities Tour visits Chapel Hill, North CarolinaC-SPAN Cities Tour visited Chapel Hill, North Carolina to feature its local authors. C-SPAN Cities Tour visited Chapel Hill, North Carolina to feature its local authors. 1:15 PM ESTApprox. 25 min.Call-in with Megan Phelps-Roper, "Unfollow"Megan Phelps-Roper took viewer phone calls about her upbringing in the Westboro Baptist Church and ... Megan Phelps-Roper took viewer phone calls about her upbringing in the Westboro Baptist Church and her decision to leave.
1:40 PM ESTApprox. 18 min.History Bookshelf Joshua Matz, "To End a Presidency"Lawyer Joshua Matz explored the history of impeachment and its potential role in the 21st century. Lawyer Joshua Matz explored the history of impeachment and its potential role in the 21st century. 1:58 PM ESTApprox. 2 min.What Are You Reading with Representative Jim BanksRep. Jim Banks (R-IN) shared his reading list with Book TV. Rep. Jim Banks (R-IN) shared his reading list with Book TV. 2:00 PM ESTApprox. 50 min.Kerri Greenidge, "Black Radical"Tuft University professor Kerri Greenidge recounted the life of William Monroe Trotter, a late ... Tuft University professor Kerri Greenidge recounted the life of William Monroe Trotter, a late 19th century civil rights activist, who used his wealth and leadership of the African-American newspaper, the Boston Guardian, to promote racial equality.
2:50 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 6 min.Chris Arnade, "Dignity"Former Wall Street trader turned photojournalist Chris Arnade talked about the plight of those ... Former Wall Street trader turned photojournalist Chris Arnade talked about the plight of those living on the margins of society in America. 3:56 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Matthew Schuerman, "Newcomers"Matthew Schuerman looked at the social and economic impact of gentrification on large and small ... Matthew Schuerman looked at the social and economic impact of gentrification on large and small cities across the country. 5:01 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 4 min.Andrei Soldatov and Irina Borogan, "The Compatriots"Russian investigative journalists Andrei Soldatov and Irina Borogan recounted the mass emigration ... Russian investigative journalists Andrei Soldatov and Irina Borogan recounted the mass emigration of Russians during the late 19th century, who were often utilized as intelligent assets by the Kremlin. The authors also reported that many in the émigré population, the third largest diaspora in the world, put their lives in peril by challenging the government.
6:05 PM ESTApprox. 55 min.Alan Dershowitz, "Guilt by Accusation"Harvard University law professor Alan Dershowitz offered his thoughts on how sexual misconduct ... Harvard University law professor Alan Dershowitz offered his thoughts on how sexual misconduct accusations should be handled. 7:00 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 30 min.Books by the 2020 Democratic Presidential CandidatesBook TV presented portions of programs from our archives of many of the candidates that are ... Book TV presented portions of programs from our archives of many of the candidates that are running for the Democratic presidential nomination. 8:30 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr.Donald Trump, Jr. "Triggered"Donald Trump Jr. discussed tactics used by the political left that in his view slander ... Donald Trump Jr. discussed tactics used by the political left that in his view slander conservatives.
9:30 PM ESTApprox. 29 min.The Communicators "Hop Skip Go" co-author Stephen Baker"Hop, Skip, Go" co-author Stephen Baker talked about the future of transportation, printable 3-D ... "Hop, Skip, Go" co-author Stephen Baker talked about the future of transportation, printable 3-D cars, and tiny helicopters that carry one person. 9:59 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 1 min.After Words Rana Foroohar, "Don't Be Evil"Financial Times columnist and CNN analyst Rana Foroohar argued that large tech companies are ... Financial Times columnist and CNN analyst Rana Foroohar argued that large tech companies are failing to keep consumer data and privacy safe and secure. She was interviewed by CNBC's Jon Fortt. 11:00 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr.Charlton McIlwain, "Black Software"New York University professor Charlton McIlwain looked at the impact of social media and the ... New York University professor Charlton McIlwain looked at the impact of social media and the internet on racial justice movements, including Black Lives Matter.
Sunday, January 19
12:00 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr.Washington Journal Jerome Hudson, "50 Things They Don't Want You to Know"Jerome Hudson talked about his book, "50 Things They Don't Want You to Know," about the news media ... Jerome Hudson talked about his book, "50 Things They Don't Want You to Know," about the news media and so-called liberal elites. 1:00 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Ganesh Sitaraman, "The Great Democracy"Vanderbilt University law professor Ganesh Sitaraman offered his thoughts on what America must do ... Vanderbilt University law professor Ganesh Sitaraman offered his thoughts on what America must do to achieve what he calls real democracy. 2:05 AM ESTApprox. 53 min.Pamela Paul, "How to Raise a Reader"Pamela Paul, editor of the New York Times book review, offered her thoughts on how to get children ... Pamela Paul, editor of the New York Times book review, offered her thoughts on how to get children interested in reading books.
2:58 AM ESTApprox. 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. 3:00 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr.Nikki Haley, "With All Due Respect"Nikki Haley recounted her time as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations in the Trump ... Nikki Haley recounted her time as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations in the Trump administration. 4:00 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 33 min.Charles Kamasaki, "Immigration Reform"UnidosUS senior adviser Charles Kamasaki discussed the key players involved in crafting the ... UnidosUS senior adviser Charles Kamasaki discussed the key players involved in crafting the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 and his role in the passage of the law.
5:33 AM ESTApprox. 52 min.T.H. Breen, "The Will of the People"T.H. Breen, American law and governance professor at the Library of Congress, looked at how small ... T.H. Breen, American law and governance professor at the Library of Congress, looked at how small towns and cities operated under a system of shared sacrifice and democratic ideals during the American Revolution. 6:25 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 20 min.Debbie Cenziper, "Citizen 865"Author and journalist Debbie Cenziper reported on the Nazi war criminals who secretly emigrated to ... Author and journalist Debbie Cenziper reported on the Nazi war criminals who secretly emigrated to the United States following World War II. 7:45 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 6 min.Charles Barber, "Citizen Outlaw"Yale's Charles Barber detailed the life of William Juneboy Outlaw who went from convicted felon to ... Yale's Charles Barber detailed the life of William Juneboy Outlaw who went from convicted felon to community advocate.
8:51 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 8 min.Alec Karakatsanis, "Usual Cruelty"Civil Rights lawyer Alec Karakatsanis offered his thoughts on what he calls the injustices of the ... Civil Rights lawyer Alec Karakatsanis offered his thoughts on what he calls the injustices of the U.S. judicial system. 9:59 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 16 min.C-SPAN Cities Tour visits Chapel Hill, North CarolinaC-SPAN Cities Tour visited Chapel Hill, North Carolina to feature its local authors. C-SPAN Cities Tour visited Chapel Hill, North Carolina to feature its local authors. 11:15 AM ESTApprox. 46 min.Adam Minter, "Secondhand"Adam Minter reported on the export of used goods and the impact "secondhand" culture has on ... Adam Minter reported on the export of used goods and the impact "secondhand" culture has on American and global economics.
12:01 PM ESTApprox. 59 min.After Words Peggy Orenstein, "Boys & Sex"New York Times Magazine contributor Peggy Orenstein examined sexual culture and young male ... New York Times Magazine contributor Peggy Orenstein examined sexual culture and young male masculinity. She's interviewed by author Jared Yates Sexton. 1:00 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 30 min.Books by the 2020 Democratic Presidential CandidatesBook TV presented portions of programs from our archives of many of the candidates that are ... Book TV presented portions of programs from our archives of many of the candidates that are running for the Democratic presidential nomination. 2:30 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 16 min.Wilfred McClay, "Land of Hope"University of Oklahoma history professor Wilfred McClay provided a one-volume history of the ... University of Oklahoma history professor Wilfred McClay provided a one-volume history of the United States.
3:46 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 28 min.History Bookshelf Gary Younge, "The Speech"Gary Younge talked about his book, "The Speech: The Story Behind Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s ... Gary Younge talked about his book, "The Speech: The Story Behind Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Dream," in which he examined Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream Speech," delivered during the March on Washington on August 28, 1963. Mr. Younge spoke with political science professor Jeanne Theoharis. 5:14 PM ESTApprox. 58 min.After Words 'Cornel West, Editor, "The Radical King"Cornel West, editor of "The Radical King," talked about Martin Luther King, Jr.'s, radical ... Cornel West, editor of "The Radical King," talked about Martin Luther King, Jr.'s, radical political thinking, a side of the late civil rights leader that the author argued has been diminished and sanitized. Mr. West spoke with Khalil Gibran Muhammad, director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. 6:12 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 28 min.Joseph Rosenbloom, "Redemption"Journalist Joseph Rosenbloom recounted the last 31 hours of the life of Martin Luther King, Jr., ... Journalist Joseph Rosenbloom recounted the last 31 hours of the life of Martin Luther King, Jr., which included his "Mountaintop Speech," to a gathering of striking sanitation workers on April 3, 1968, in Memphis. Dr. King was assassinated on April 4, 1968, at 6:01pm.
7:40 PM ESTApprox. 28 min.Brian Kilmeade, "Sam Houston & the Alamo Avengers"Brian Kilmeade of Fox News provided a history of the 19th century war with Mexico over Texas. Brian Kilmeade of Fox News provided a history of the 19th century war with Mexico over Texas. 8:08 PM ESTApprox. 53 min.Marcia Chatelain, "Franchise"'Georgetown University African American history professor Marcia Chatelain examined the role that ... Georgetown University African American history professor Marcia Chatelain examined the role that fast food franchises have played in African American entrepreneurship and economic empowerment since the late 1960s. The author reported that black-owned McDonald's restaurants had sales of over $2 billion by 2010. 9:01 PM ESTApprox. 59 min.After Words Rana Foroohar, "Don't Be Evil"Financial Times columnist and CNN analyst Rana Foroohar argued that large tech companies are ... Financial Times columnist and CNN analyst Rana Foroohar argued that large tech companies are failing to keep consumer data and privacy safe and secure. She was interviewed by CNBC's Jon Fortt.
10:00 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.Nabeel Khoury, "Bunker Diplomacy"Nabeel Khoury, a retired career foreign service officer who served in the Middle East for 25 ... Nabeel Khoury, a retired career foreign service officer who served in the Middle East for 25 years, talked about U.S. policy in the region and the recent confrontation between the U.S. and Iran. He was interviewed by New York Times Columnist Thomas Friedman. 11:10 PM ESTApprox. 50 min.Harvey Solomon, "Such Splendid Prisons"Harvey Solomon chronicled the experiences of Axis power diplomats and their families in the U.S. ... Harvey Solomon chronicled the experiences of Axis power diplomats and their families in the U.S. who, following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, were detained at the Greenbrier and other luxury hotels.
Monday, January 20
12:00 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr.After Words Rana Foroohar, "Don't Be Evil"Financial Times columnist and CNN analyst Rana Foroohar argued that large tech companies are ... Financial Times columnist and CNN analyst Rana Foroohar argued that large tech companies are failing to keep consumer data and privacy safe and secure. She was interviewed by CNBC's Jon Fortt. 1:00 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 2 min.Karen Sherman, "Brick by Brick"Karen Sherman, former COO of Women for Women International, shared what she has learned from ... Karen Sherman, former COO of Women for Women International, shared what she has learned from working with women in Rwanda who have survived war. 2:02 AM ESTApprox. 58 min.Washington Journal Doug Wead, "Inside Trump's White House"Doug Wead talked about his new book "Inside Trump's White House: The Real Story of His ... Doug Wead talked about his new book "Inside Trump's White House: The Real Story of His Presidency."
3:00 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr.After Words Rana Foroohar, "Don't Be Evil"Financial Times columnist and CNN analyst Rana Foroohar argued that large tech companies are ... Financial Times columnist and CNN analyst Rana Foroohar argued that large tech companies are failing to keep consumer data and privacy safe and secure. She was interviewed by CNBC's Jon Fortt. 4:00 AM ESTApprox. 55 min.Washington Journal Craig Shirley, "Mary Ball Washington"Author Craig Shirley discussed his new book "Mary Ball Washington: The Untold Story of George ... Author Craig Shirley discussed his new book "Mary Ball Washington: The Untold Story of George Washington's Mother." 4:55 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Clifford Thompson, "What It Is"Author and professor Clifford Thompson shared his thoughts on politics and race in America. Author and professor Clifford Thompson shared his thoughts on politics and race in America.
6:00 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 15 min.John Browne, "Make, Think, Imagine"Former BP CEO John Browne shared his thoughts on progress and innovation. Former BP CEO John Browne shared his thoughts on progress and innovation. 7:15 AM ESTApprox. 45 min.Rick Atkinson, "The British Are Coming" and Brenda Wineapple, "The Impeachers"Historians Rick Atkinson, "The British Are Coming" and Brenda Wineapple, "The Impeachers," ... Historians Rick Atkinson, "The British Are Coming" and Brenda Wineapple, "The Impeachers," discussed their respective books at the Miami Book Fair.