Book TV Schedule

Week of March 2 through March 9

All times and durations are subject to change

Saturday, March 6
1:06 PM ESTApprox. 5 min.U.S. Senate Sens. Portman & Wyden on Extending Unemployment Benefits to JulySenator Rob Portman (R-OH) offered an amendment to the COVID-19 relief bill to extend enhanced ... Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) offered an amendment to the COVID-19 relief bill to extend enhanced unemployment insurance (UI) benefits through July 18 at $300 per week. The amendment was adopted 50-49 on a near party line vote. 1:11 PM ESTApprox. 7 min.U.S. Senate Sens. Wyden & Portman on Extending Unemeployment Benefits to SeptemberSenate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden (D-OR) offered an amendment to the C0VID-19 relief bill. ... Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden (D-OR) offered an amendment to the C0VID-19 relief bill. Following the adoption of an amendment by Sen. Rob Portman to extend unemployment insurance benefits to July, Sen. Wyden put forth an amendment to replace Sen. Portman's and extended $300 weekly unemployment insurance benefits through September 6th and made the first $10,200 of UI benefits are nontaxable for households making less than $150,000. The amendment was adopted 50-49 (Manchin also voted Yes). Sullivan (R-AK) did not vote. 1:18 PM ESTApprox. 12 min.Senate Majority Leader Schumer on COVID-19 Relief BillSenate Majority Leader Schumer (D-NY) held a news conference to discuss the passage of the ... Senate Majority Leader Schumer (D-NY) held a news conference to discuss the passage of the Senate's version of President Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 economic aid proposal.
1:30 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.Richard Thompson Ford, "Dress Codes"Stanford University law professor Richard Thompson Ford looked at how dress codes have been used ... Stanford University law professor Richard Thompson Ford looked at how dress codes have been used to maintain social and political hierarchies throughout history. This was a virtual event hosted by the Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, Massachusetts. 2:40 PM ESTApprox. 40 min.Howard Mortman, "When Rabbis Bless Congress"Howard Mortman looked back at some of the over 400 Rabbis who have provided opening prayers to ... Howard Mortman looked back at some of the over 400 Rabbis who have provided opening prayers to sessions of Congress. This was a virtual program hosted by the Capital Jewish Museum in Washington, DC. 3:20 PM ESTApprox. 40 min.Dr. Seema Yasmin, "Viral BS"Epidemiologist Seema Yasmin offered her thoughts on the misinformation disseminated during the ... Epidemiologist Seema Yasmin offered her thoughts on the misinformation disseminated during the COVID-19 pandemic. This virtual program was hosted by Mother Jones Magazine in San Francisco.
4:00 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr.Nicole LaPorte, "Guilty Admissions - The Bribes, Favors, and Phonies behind the College Cheating Scandal"Investigative reporter journalist Nicole LaPorte reported on the 2019 college admissions scandal. ... Investigative reporter journalist Nicole LaPorte reported on the 2019 college admissions scandal. This virtual event was sponsored by Vroman's Bookstore in Pasadena, California. 5:00 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr.Silvia Lindtner, "Prototype Nation"University of Michigan information professor Silvia Lindtner explained how the financial crisis of ... University of Michigan information professor Silvia Lindtner explained how the financial crisis of 2007-2008, a distrust of Silicon Valley, and the rise of the global maker movement propelled Chinese innovation. This virtual event was hosted by Literati Bookstore in Ann Arbor, Michigan. 6:00 PM ESTApprox. 55 min.Joseph Tachovsky & Cynthia Kraack, "40 Thieves on Saipan"Joseph Tachovsky and Cynthia Kraack told the story of Joseph Tachovsky's father, Frank, and the ... Joseph Tachovsky and Cynthia Kraack told the story of Joseph Tachovsky's father, Frank, and the elite platoon of Marines he commanded in the Battle of Saipan during World War Two. This virtual event was hosted by the Heritage Foundation in Washington, DC.
6:55 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Sarah Jaffe, "Work Won't Love You Back"Journalist Sarah Jaffe examined what she calls the "labor of love myth"-- the idea that some work ... Journalist Sarah Jaffe examined what she calls the "labor of love myth"-- the idea that some work should be done out of passion rather than pay. This was a virtual event hosted by Town Hall Seattle. 8:00 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr.Charles Koch and Brian Hooks, "Believe in People"Koch Industries CEO and chairman Charles Koch and Stand Together Chairman and CEO & Charles Koch ... Koch Industries CEO and chairman Charles Koch and Stand Together Chairman and CEO & Charles Koch Foundation president Brian Hooks offered their thoughts on how to tackle economic and social challenges in the U.S. and abroad. This virtual program was hosted by the CATO Institute in Washington, D.C. 9:00 PM ESTApprox. 59 min.Judge Jed Rakoff, "Why the Innocent Plead Guilty and the Guilty Go Free"Judge Jed Rakoff of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York talked about the ... Judge Jed Rakoff of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York talked about the U.S. legal system and offered his thoughts on how to reform it. This virtual program was hosted by the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law and New York University's John Brademas Center.
9:59 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 1 min.After Words Sara Horowitz, "Mutualism - Building the Next Economy from the Ground Up"Former New York Federal Reserve Board chair Sara Horowitz offered her thoughts on how to build ... Former New York Federal Reserve Board chair Sara Horowitz offered her thoughts on how to build economic sustainability for workers in the future. She was interviewed by author and American Compass executive director Oren Cass. 11:00 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr.Charles Koch and Brian Hooks, "Believe in People"Koch Industries CEO and chairman Charles Koch and Stand Together Chairman and CEO & Charles Koch ... Koch Industries CEO and chairman Charles Koch and Stand Together Chairman and CEO & Charles Koch Foundation president Brian Hooks offered their thoughts on how to tackle economic and social challenges in the U.S. and abroad. This virtual program was hosted by the CATO Institute in Washington, D.C.
Sunday, March 7
12:00 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr.Judge Jed Rakoff, "Why the Innocent Plead Guilty and the Guilty Go Free"Judge Jed Rakoff of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York talked about the ... Judge Jed Rakoff of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York talked about the U.S. legal system and offered his thoughts on how to reform it. This virtual program was hosted by the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law and New York University's John Brademas Center. 1:00 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr.After Words Sara Horowitz, "Mutualism - Building the Next Economy from the Ground Up"Former New York Federal Reserve Board chair Sara Horowitz offered her thoughts on how to build ... Former New York Federal Reserve Board chair Sara Horowitz offered her thoughts on how to build economic sustainability for workers in the future. She was interviewed by author and American Compass executive director Oren Cass. 2:00 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.Abigail Shrier, "Irreversible Damage"Journalist Abigail Shrier took a critical look at the rise in gender dysphoria among adolescent ... Journalist Abigail Shrier took a critical look at the rise in gender dysphoria among adolescent girls in the United States and argued that many girls are identifying as transgender when they aren't. This virtual event was hosted by the Centennial Institute at Colorado Christian University.
3:10 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr.Chad Sanders, "Black Magic"Writer Chad Sanders talked about navigating America as a Black man. This virtual program was ... Writer Chad Sanders talked about navigating America as a Black man. This virtual program was hosted by the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco. 4:10 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr.Nicole LaPorte, "Guilty Admissions - The Bribes, Favors, and Phonies behind the College Cheating Scandal"Investigative reporter journalist Nicole LaPorte reported on the 2019 college admissions scandal. ... Investigative reporter journalist Nicole LaPorte reported on the 2019 college admissions scandal. This virtual event was sponsored by Vroman's Bookstore in Pasadena, California. 5:10 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Bart Wilson, "The Property Species"Economist Bart Wilson examined the origins of property ownership. This was a virtual event hosted ... Economist Bart Wilson examined the origins of property ownership. This was a virtual event hosted by the Competitive Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C.
6:15 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.John Ellis, "The Breakdown of Higher Education"John Ellis, professor emeritus at the University of California, Santa Cruz, argued that ... John Ellis, professor emeritus at the University of California, Santa Cruz, argued that universities no longer value open debate and a free exchange of ideas. This virtual event was hosted by the Heritage Foundation. 7:20 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.Julia Gillard and Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, "Women and Leadership"Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard and former Nigerian Foreign Minister Ngozi ... Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard and former Nigerian Foreign Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala discussed women and leadership. This virtual event was sponsored by the University of Chicago's Harry Davis Center for Leadership and Seminary Co-op Bookstore. 8:30 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr.Edward McClelland, "Midnight in Vehicle City"Edward McClelland recounted the sit-down strike against General Motors in Flint, Michigan, from ... Edward McClelland recounted the sit-down strike against General Motors in Flint, Michigan, from 1936-37 that led to the growth of the United Auto Workers. This was a virtual event hosted by Literati Bookstore in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
9:30 AM ESTApprox. 30 min.The Communicators Colin Bryar and Bill Carr, "Working Backwards"Colin Bryar and Bill Carr, longtime Amazon executives, talked about their book, "Working ... Colin Bryar and Bill Carr, longtime Amazon executives, talked about their book, "Working Backwards: Insights, Stories, and Secrets from Inside Amazon," which breaks down the online retailer's approach to culture and leadership. 10:00 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr.Author Discussion on Racial Injustice in AmericaAuthors Annette Gordon-Reed, Elizabeth Hinton, and Jelani Cobb offered their thoughts on racial ... Authors Annette Gordon-Reed, Elizabeth Hinton, and Jelani Cobb offered their thoughts on racial injustice in America. This virtual program was hosted by Liveright Publishing in New York City. 11:00 AM ESTApprox. 59 min.After Words Eric Metaxas, "Fish Out of Water - A Search for the Meaning of Life"Nationally syndicated radio host Eric Metaxas talked about his life and career. He was interviewed ... Nationally syndicated radio host Eric Metaxas talked about his life and career. He was interviewed by the Claremont Institute's Center for the American Way of Life fellow Carson Holloway.
11:59 AM ESTApprox. 2 hr.LIVE In Depth Elizabeth KolbertElizabeth Kolbert, bestselling author and staff writer for the New Yorker, talks about ... Elizabeth Kolbert, bestselling author and staff writer for the New Yorker, talks about environmental issues including global warming and the impact that humans are having on nature. 1:59 PM ESTApprox. 2 hr.In Depth Elizabeth KolbertElizabeth Kolbert, bestselling author and staff writer for the New Yorker, talks about ... Elizabeth Kolbert, bestselling author and staff writer for the New Yorker, talks about environmental issues including global warming and the impact that humans are having on nature. She is the author of "Field Notes from a Catastrophe," "The Sixth Extinction," which won the Pulitzer Prize, and the newly published "Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future." 3:59 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 1 min.Charles Koch and Brian Hooks, "Believe in People"Koch Industries CEO and chairman Charles Koch and Stand Together Chairman and CEO & Charles Koch ... Koch Industries CEO and chairman Charles Koch and Stand Together Chairman and CEO & Charles Koch Foundation president Brian Hooks offered their thoughts on how to tackle economic and social challenges in the U.S. and abroad. This virtual program was hosted by the CATO Institute in Washington, D.C.
5:00 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr.Simon Winchester, "Land"Author Simon Winchester examined the use of land and the concept of property ownership throughout ... Author Simon Winchester examined the use of land and the concept of property ownership throughout human history. This was a virtual event hosted by the Boston Athenaeum. 6:00 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.Noreena Hertz, "The Lonely Century"Economist and bestselling author Noreena Hertz shared her views on technology, social media and ... Economist and bestselling author Noreena Hertz shared her views on technology, social media and societal isolation. The virtual event was hosted by Town Hall Seattle in Seattle, Washington. 7:10 PM ESTApprox. 55 min.Thomas Holt, "The Movement"University of Chicago African American history professor emeritus Thomas Holt provided a history ... University of Chicago African American history professor emeritus Thomas Holt provided a history of the civil rights movement. This was a virtual event hosted by the Atlanta History Center.
8:05 PM ESTApprox. 56 min.Nicole LaPorte, "Guilty Admissions - The Bribes, Favors, and Phonies behind the College Cheating Scandal"Investigative reporter journalist Nicole LaPorte reported on the 2019 college admissions scandal. ... Investigative reporter journalist Nicole LaPorte reported on the 2019 college admissions scandal. This virtual event was sponsored by Vroman's Bookstore in Pasadena, California. 9:01 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr.After Words Sara Horowitz, "Mutualism - Building the Next Economy from the Ground Up"Former New York Federal Reserve Board chair Sara Horowitz offered her thoughts on how to build ... Former New York Federal Reserve Board chair Sara Horowitz offered her thoughts on how to build economic sustainability for workers in the future. She was interviewed by author and American Compass executive director Oren Cass. 10:01 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 59 min.In Depth Elizabeth KolbertElizabeth Kolbert, bestselling author and staff writer for the New Yorker, talks about ... Elizabeth Kolbert, bestselling author and staff writer for the New Yorker, talks about environmental issues including global warming and the impact that humans are having on nature. She is the author of "Field Notes from a Catastrophe," "The Sixth Extinction," which won the Pulitzer Prize, and the newly published "Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future."
Monday, March 8
12:00 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr.After Words Sara Horowitz, "Mutualism - Building the Next Economy from the Ground Up"Former New York Federal Reserve Board chair Sara Horowitz offered her thoughts on how to build ... Former New York Federal Reserve Board chair Sara Horowitz offered her thoughts on how to build economic sustainability for workers in the future. She was interviewed by author and American Compass executive director Oren Cass. 1:00 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 59 min.In Depth Elizabeth KolbertElizabeth Kolbert, bestselling author and staff writer for the New Yorker, talks about ... Elizabeth Kolbert, bestselling author and staff writer for the New Yorker, talks about environmental issues including global warming and the impact that humans are having on nature. She is the author of "Field Notes from a Catastrophe," "The Sixth Extinction," which won the Pulitzer Prize, and the newly published "Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future." 2:59 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr.After Words Sara Horowitz, "Mutualism - Building the Next Economy from the Ground Up"Former New York Federal Reserve Board chair Sara Horowitz offered her thoughts on how to build ... Former New York Federal Reserve Board chair Sara Horowitz offered her thoughts on how to build economic sustainability for workers in the future. She was interviewed by author and American Compass executive director Oren Cass.
3:59 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 59 min.In Depth Elizabeth KolbertElizabeth Kolbert, bestselling author and staff writer for the New Yorker, talks about ... Elizabeth Kolbert, bestselling author and staff writer for the New Yorker, talks about environmental issues including global warming and the impact that humans are having on nature. She is the author of "Field Notes from a Catastrophe," "The Sixth Extinction," which won the Pulitzer Prize, and the newly published "Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future." 5:58 AM ESTApprox. 57 min.Joseph Tachovsky & Cynthia Kraack, "40 Thieves on Saipan"Joseph Tachovsky and Cynthia Kraack told the story of Joseph Tachovsky's father, Frank, and the ... Joseph Tachovsky and Cynthia Kraack told the story of Joseph Tachovsky's father, Frank, and the elite platoon of Marines he commanded in the Battle of Saipan during World War Two. This virtual event was hosted by the Heritage Foundation in Washington, DC. 6:55 AM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Rep. Madeleine Dean D-PA and Harry Cunnane, "Under Our Roof"Rep. Madeleine Dean (D-PA) and her son Harry Cunnane discussed his drug addiction and recovery. ... Rep. Madeleine Dean (D-PA) and her son Harry Cunnane discussed his drug addiction and recovery. This virtual program was hosted by Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, DC.