Book TV Schedule

Week of May 4 through May 11

All times and durations are subject to change

Saturday, May 8
8:01 AM EDTApprox. 59 min.Brooke Baldwin, "Huddle - How Women Unlock Their Collective Power"Former CNN News anchor Brooke Baldwin spoke about how women utilize their collective power to ... Former CNN News anchor Brooke Baldwin spoke about how women utilize their collective power to bring about change in society. This virtual event was hosted by the National JCC Literary Consortium and the Marcus Jewish Center of Atlanta. 9:00 AM EDTApprox. 2 hr.In Depth Craig ShirleyHistorian and Ronald Reagan biographer Craig Shirley talked about the modern American conservative ... Historian and Ronald Reagan biographer Craig Shirley talked about the modern American conservative movement and its legacy today. Along with his books on President Reagan, Mr. Shirley has also written about Newt Gingrich, the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and George Washington's mother, Mary Ball Washington. 11:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.Nazita Lajevardi, "Outsiders at Home"Michigan State University assistant professor Nazita Lajevardi looked at how American Muslims are ... Michigan State University assistant professor Nazita Lajevardi looked at how American Muslims are perceived in the U.S. This virtual program was hosted by the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, DC.
12:10 PM EDTApprox. 50 min.John Boehner, "On the House - A Washington Memoir"Former Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) reflected on his 5 years as Speaker, his 24 year ... Former Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) reflected on his 5 years as Speaker, his 24 year career in the House of Representatives, and the future of the Republican Party. This virtual event was hosted by the Forum Club of the Palm Beaches in North Palm Beach, Florida. 1:00 PM EDTApprox. 57 min.Bill McKibben, "Falter"Environmentalist and author Bill McKibben explored the trends and political climate that have ... Environmentalist and author Bill McKibben explored the trends and political climate that have impacted our approach to climate change. This was a virtual event hosted by the 2021 virtual Annapolis Book Festival. 1:57 PM EDTApprox. 55 min.Author Discussion on the Opioid CrisisJessie Dunleavy, author of "Cover My Dreams in Ink" and Ben Westhoff, author of "Fentanyl, Inc.," ... Jessie Dunleavy, author of "Cover My Dreams in Ink" and Ben Westhoff, author of "Fentanyl, Inc.," discussed the opioid crisis and the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on those with substance abuse issues. This was a virtual event hosted by the 2021 virtual Annapolis Book Festival.
2:52 PM EDTApprox. 56 min.April Falcon Doss, "Cyber Privacy"Executive Director of the Georgetown Institute for Tech Law and Policy April Falcon Doss discussed ... Executive Director of the Georgetown Institute for Tech Law and Policy April Falcon Doss discussed how the government, private sector, and employers use digital data and offered her thoughts on how to manage privacy and data policy reforms. This was a virtual event hosted by the 2021 virtual Annapolis Book Festival. 3:48 PM EDTApprox. 12 min.What Are You Reading with Rep. Jeff Fortenberry R-NE 4:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Stephen Soukup, "The Dictatorship of Woke Capital"Financial analyst Steve Soukup explained why he believes corporate America has been changed in ... Financial analyst Steve Soukup explained why he believes corporate America has been changed in recent years by progressive ideology. This virtual event was hosted by the Competitive Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C.
5:05 PM EDTApprox. 49 min.Morris Pearl and Erica Payne,"Tax the Rich!"Morris Pearl and Erica Payne argued that the economy is designed, via the tax code, to funnel more ... Morris Pearl and Erica Payne argued that the economy is designed, via the tax code, to funnel more money towards wealthy Americans and offered recommendations on how to change the system. This virtual program was hosted by Town Hall Seattle. 5:54 PM EDTApprox. 6 min.What Are You Reading? with Rep. Jake Auchincloss D-MARep. Jake Auchincloss (D-MA) shared his reading list with Book TV. Rep. Jake Auchincloss (D-MA) shared his reading list with Book TV. 6:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Jeremy DeSilva, "First Steps"Paleoanthropologist Jeremy DeSilva explained how walking upright helped humans rise above other ... Paleoanthropologist Jeremy DeSilva explained how walking upright helped humans rise above other species. This event was hosted by Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
7:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Peter Hotez, "Preventing the Next Pandemic"Columbia University Professor Peter Hotez explained how he believes future pandemics can be ... Columbia University Professor Peter Hotez explained how he believes future pandemics can be prevented by expanding vaccine literacy. This virtual event was hosted by the Health Museum in Houston, TX. 8:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Lisa Napoli, "Susan, Linda, Nina & Cokie"' VirtualAuthor and journalist Lisa Napoli profiled four female journalists, Susan Stamberg, Linda ... Author and journalist Lisa Napoli profiled four female journalists, Susan Stamberg, Linda Wertheimer, Nina Totenberg, and Cokie Roberts, whose reporting helped establish National Public Radio. This was a virtual event hosted by the National Archives. 9:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 2 min.Authors Jim Copland & Richard Epstein on the Administrative StateManhattan Institute senior fellow Jim Copland ("The Unelected') and visiting fellow Richard ... Manhattan Institute senior fellow Jim Copland ("The Unelected') and visiting fellow Richard Epstein ("The Dubious Morality of Modern Administrative Law") talked about government regulation under the Biden administration. This virtual event was hosted by the Manhattan Institute.
10:02 PM EDTApprox. 58 min.After Words Patrick Radden Keefe, "Empire of Pain"New Yorker staff writer Patrick Radden Keefe reported on the Sackler family's wealth that was ... New Yorker staff writer Patrick Radden Keefe reported on the Sackler family's wealth that was built on pharmaceuticals, which included Valium and OxyContin. He was interviewed by author and journalist Beth Macy. 11:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Lisa Napoli, "Susan, Linda, Nina & Cokie"' VirtualAuthor and journalist Lisa Napoli profiled four female journalists, Susan Stamberg, Linda ... Author and journalist Lisa Napoli profiled four female journalists, Susan Stamberg, Linda Wertheimer, Nina Totenberg, and Cokie Roberts, whose reporting helped establish National Public Radio. This was a virtual event hosted by the National Archives.
Sunday, May 9
12:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 2 min.Authors Jim Copland & Richard Epstein on the Administrative StateManhattan Institute senior fellow Jim Copland ("The Unelected') and visiting fellow Richard ... Manhattan Institute senior fellow Jim Copland ("The Unelected') and visiting fellow Richard Epstein ("The Dubious Morality of Modern Administrative Law") talked about government regulation under the Biden administration. This virtual event was hosted by the Manhattan Institute. 1:02 AM EDTApprox. 58 min.After Words Patrick Radden Keefe, "Empire of Pain"New Yorker staff writer Patrick Radden Keefe reported on the Sackler family's wealth that was ... New Yorker staff writer Patrick Radden Keefe reported on the Sackler family's wealth that was built on pharmaceuticals, which included Valium and OxyContin. He was interviewed by author and journalist Beth Macy. 2:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Marvin Kalb, "Assignment Russia"Journalist Marvin Kalb recalled his early career as a foreign correspondent in Russia during the ... Journalist Marvin Kalb recalled his early career as a foreign correspondent in Russia during the Cold War. This event was hosted by the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
3:05 AM EDTApprox. 55 min.Mia Bay, "Traveling Black"University of Pennsylvania American history professor Mia Bay looked at the history of race and ... University of Pennsylvania American history professor Mia Bay looked at the history of race and travel in America. This was a virtual event hosted by the Mark Twain House and Harriet Beecher Stowe Center. 4:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Ken Starr, "Religious Liberty in Crisis"Former United States Solicitor General and Clinton impeachment special counsel Judge Kenneth Starr ... Former United States Solicitor General and Clinton impeachment special counsel Judge Kenneth Starr argued that religious liberties are under attack. This virtual event was hosted by the Museum of the Bible and the Religious Freedom Institute. 5:00 AM EDTApprox. 45 min.Amanda Ripley, "High Conflict"Investigative journalist Amanda Ripley offered her thoughts on how people can engage in healthy ... Investigative journalist Amanda Ripley offered her thoughts on how people can engage in healthy conflict resolution. This virtual program was hosted by the Aspen Institute in Washington, D.C.
5:45 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Chris Bail, "Breaking the Social Media Prism"Duke University professor Chris Bail discussed his research on the connection between social media ... Duke University professor Chris Bail discussed his research on the connection between social media behavior, social divisions online and political polarization. This virtual event was hosted by the Strand Bookstore in New York City. 6:45 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 30 min.Cade Metz, "Genius Makers"New York Times technology correspondent Cade Metz discussed the origins of artificial intelligence ... New York Times technology correspondent Cade Metz discussed the origins of artificial intelligence (AI) and the major tech companies which led the way in transforming technology. The virtual event was hosted by the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. 8:15 AM EDTApprox. 45 min.Kim Todd, "Sensational"Author and journalist Kim Todd recounted the efforts of 'girl stunt reporters' of the late 19th ... Author and journalist Kim Todd recounted the efforts of 'girl stunt reporters' of the late 19th century who assumed false identities to expose political impropriety and poor workplace conditions. This was a virtual event hosted by Bank Square Books in Mystic, Connecticut.
9:00 AM EDTApprox. 55 min.David O. Stewart, "George Washington"Historian David O. Stewart explored George Washington's political ascendancy. This was a virtual ... Historian David O. Stewart explored George Washington's political ascendancy. This was a virtual event hosted by the White House Historical Association. 9:55 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Frank Snowden, "Epidemics and Society"Yale University Professor Emeritus Frank Snowden looked at how infectious outbreaks have shaped ... Yale University Professor Emeritus Frank Snowden looked at how infectious outbreaks have shaped society, from the Black Death to Covid-19. This virtual event was hosted by the New Haven Free Public Library in New Haven, Connecticut. 11:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 1 min.Heidi Larson, "Stuck"Vaccine Confidence Project founding director Heidi Larson looked at what influences the public's ... Vaccine Confidence Project founding director Heidi Larson looked at what influences the public's attitudes toward the Covid-19 vaccination. This event was hosted by the Bard College Globalization and International Affairs Program in New York City.
12:01 PM EDTApprox. 59 min.After Words Cindy McCain, Stronger - Courage, Hope, and Humor in My Life with John McCainCindy McCain discussed family, country and her life with her late husband Sen. John McCain (R-AZ). ... Cindy McCain discussed family, country and her life with her late husband Sen. John McCain (R-AZ). She was interviewed byJoseph Lieberman (I-CT), former U.S. Senator and 2000 Democratic vice presidential nominee. 1:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Marvin Kalb, "Assignment Russia"Journalist Marvin Kalb recalled his early career as a foreign correspondent in Russia during the ... Journalist Marvin Kalb recalled his early career as a foreign correspondent in Russia during the Cold War. This event was hosted by the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. 2:05 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 20 min.Timothy Frye, "Weak Strongman"Columbia University political science professor Timothy Frye looked at the limits of Vladimir ... Columbia University political science professor Timothy Frye looked at the limits of Vladimir Putin's power in Russia. This event was hosted by Columbia University's Institute for Social and Economic Research Policy.
3:25 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.2021 Lincoln PrizeThe 2021 Lincoln Prize, for "the finest scholarly work in English on Abraham Lincoln, the American ... The 2021 Lincoln Prize, for "the finest scholarly work in English on Abraham Lincoln, the American Civil War soldier, or a subject relating to their era" was awarded to Elizabeth Varon, "Armies of Deliverance" and David Reynolds, "Abe." This was a virtual event hosted by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and Gettysburg College. 4:30 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Julie Lythcott-Haims, "Your Turn - How to Be an Adult"Stanford University dean Julie Lythcott-Haims shared her experience in guiding young people into ... Stanford University dean Julie Lythcott-Haims shared her experience in guiding young people into adulthood, including in the areas of career, finances, and health. This virtual event was hosted by the Commonwealth Club of San Francisco. 5:30 PM EDTApprox. 55 min.George Nash on Conservatism and America's FutureHistorian and author George Nash talked about the past and future of conservatism in the United ... Historian and author George Nash talked about the past and future of conservatism in the United States. This virtual event was hosted by the Heritage Foundation in Washington, DC.
6:25 PM EDTApprox. 31 min.Sen. Josh Hawley R-MO, "The Tyranny of Big Tech"Republican Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri argued that big tech companies are the greatest threat ... Republican Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri argued that big tech companies are the greatest threat to American privacy and liberty. The virtual event was hosted by the Washington Post. 6:56 PM EDTApprox. 4 min.What Are You Reading? with Rep. Jake Auchincloss D-MARep. Jake Auchincloss (D-MA) shared his reading list with Book TV. Rep. Jake Auchincloss (D-MA) shared his reading list with Book TV. 7:00 PM EDTApprox. 50 min.Serhii Plokhy, "Nuclear Folly"Harvard University history professor Serhii Plokhy provided a history of the Cuban Missile Crisis. ... Harvard University history professor Serhii Plokhy provided a history of the Cuban Missile Crisis. This was a virtual event hosted by the National Archives.
7:50 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.Amanda Tyler, "Justice Justice Thou Shalt Pursue"Amanda Tyler, Berkeley Law professor and former clerk for late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader ... Amanda Tyler, Berkeley Law professor and former clerk for late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, discussed Ginsburg's life and work. This was a virtual event hosted by the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco. 9:00 PM EDTApprox. 56 min.After Words Patrick Radden Keefe, "Empire of Pain"New Yorker staff writer Patrick Radden Keefe reported on the Sackler family's wealth that was ... New Yorker staff writer Patrick Radden Keefe reported on the Sackler family's wealth that was built on pharmaceuticals, which included Valium and OxyContin. He was interviewed by author and journalist Beth Macy. 9:56 PM EDTApprox. 4 min.What Are You Reading? with Rep. Jake Auchincloss D-MARep. Jake Auchincloss (D-MA) shared his reading list with Book TV. Rep. Jake Auchincloss (D-MA) shared his reading list with Book TV.
10:00 PM EDTApprox. 30 min.George W. Bush, "Out of Many, One"Former President George W. Bush spoke about his paintings of immigrants and their journeys to ... Former President George W. Bush spoke about his paintings of immigrants and their journeys to America. This virtual event was hosted by Barnes & Noble. 10:30 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 30 min.David Sklansky, "A Pattern of Violence"Stanford Law School professor David Sklansky examined how the law classifies which crimes are ... Stanford Law School professor David Sklansky examined how the law classifies which crimes are violent. This virtual event was hosted by Stanford University Law School.
Monday, May 10
12:00 AM EDTApprox. 56 min.After Words Patrick Radden Keefe, "Empire of Pain"New Yorker staff writer Patrick Radden Keefe reported on the Sackler family's wealth that was ... New Yorker staff writer Patrick Radden Keefe reported on the Sackler family's wealth that was built on pharmaceuticals, which included Valium and OxyContin. He was interviewed by author and journalist Beth Macy. 12:56 AM EDTApprox. 4 min.What Are You Reading? with Rep. Jake Auchincloss D-MARep. Jake Auchincloss (D-MA) shared his reading list with Book TV. Rep. Jake Auchincloss (D-MA) shared his reading list with Book TV. 1:00 AM EDTApprox. 30 min.George W. Bush, "Out of Many, One"Former President George W. Bush spoke about his paintings of immigrants and their journeys to ... Former President George W. Bush spoke about his paintings of immigrants and their journeys to America. This virtual event was hosted by Barnes & Noble.
1:30 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 30 min.David Sklansky, "A Pattern of Violence"Stanford Law School professor David Sklansky examined how the law classifies which crimes are ... Stanford Law School professor David Sklansky examined how the law classifies which crimes are violent. This virtual event was hosted by Stanford University Law School. 3:00 AM EDTApprox. 56 min.After Words Patrick Radden Keefe, "Empire of Pain"New Yorker staff writer Patrick Radden Keefe reported on the Sackler family's wealth that was ... New Yorker staff writer Patrick Radden Keefe reported on the Sackler family's wealth that was built on pharmaceuticals, which included Valium and OxyContin. He was interviewed by author and journalist Beth Macy. 3:56 AM EDTApprox. 5 min.What Are You Reading? with Rep. Jake Auchincloss D-MARep. Jake Auchincloss (D-MA) shared his reading list with Book TV. Rep. Jake Auchincloss (D-MA) shared his reading list with Book TV.
4:01 AM EDTApprox. 29 min.George W. Bush, "Out of Many, One"Former President George W. Bush spoke about his paintings of immigrants and their journeys to ... Former President George W. Bush spoke about his paintings of immigrants and their journeys to America. This virtual event was hosted by Barnes & Noble. 4:30 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 30 min.David Sklansky, "A Pattern of Violence"Stanford Law School professor David Sklansky examined how the law classifies which crimes are ... Stanford Law School professor David Sklansky examined how the law classifies which crimes are violent. This virtual event was hosted by Stanford University Law School. 6:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Linda Colley, "The Gun, the Ship, and the Pen"Princeton University history professor Linda Colley looked at the history of written constitutions ... Princeton University history professor Linda Colley looked at the history of written constitutions from the 18th century to today. This was a virtual event hosted by Labyrinth Books in Princeton, New Jersey.
7:05 AM EDTApprox. 55 min.Virginia Festival of the Book - Louis Chude-Sokei & Nadia OwusuLouis Chude-Sokei ("Floating in a Most Peculiar Way") and Nadia Owusu ("Aftershocks") discussed ... Louis Chude-Sokei ("Floating in a Most Peculiar Way") and Nadia Owusu ("Aftershocks") discussed their international upbringing and eventual journey to the United States.