National Book Festival Live Programming

The National Book Festival, hosted by the Library of Congress and first lady Laura Bush, took place on the National Mall. C-SPAN’s BookTV aired live coverage… read more

The National Book Festival, hosted by the Library of Congress and first lady Laura Bush, took place on the National Mall. C-SPAN’s BookTV aired live coverage of the day’s events interspersed with interviews and viewer calls with featured authors.

Live Programs Include:

A speech by Jan Crawford Greenburg, author of Supreme Conflict: The Inside Story of the Struggle for Control of the United States followed by a live call in with BookTv veiwers.

A speech by biographer Meryle Secrest on her memoir, Shoot the Widow.

A speech by Douglas Wilson, author of Lincoln’s Sword: The Presidency and the Power of Words, followed by a live call in with BookTv veiwers.

A call in with Arnold Rampersad, author of the biography Ralph Ellison.

A call in with Michael Beschloss, author of Presidential Courage: Brave Leaders and How They Changed America, 1789-1989.

A speech by Diane Ackerman on her book The Zoo Keeper’s Wife.

A call in with Ken Burns and Geoffrey Ward, authors of The War: An Intimate History 1941-1945, followed by a speech on their book. close

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National Book Festival Live Programming

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Program ID:
201269-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Public Affairs Event
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 29, 2007 | 9:52am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Sep 29, 2007 | 9:52am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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