About Books Special

The three authors talked about the state of book writing and selling and took questions from viewers by telephone. They discussed various issues, including the process of writing and researching, the problems… read more

The three authors talked about the state of book writing and selling and took questions from viewers by telephone. They discussed various issues, including the process of writing and researching, the problems with the publishing industry and which authors are their favorites. Shelby Foote is the author of “The Civil War” and “Shiloh.” Peggy Noonan wrote “What I Saw at the Revolution” and “Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Happiness.” Author David Halberstam wrote “The Best and the Brightest” and “The Powers That Be.” close

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    C-SPAN.org offers links to books featured on the C-SPAN networks to make it simpler for viewers to purchase them. C-SPAN has agreements with retailers that share a small percentage of your purchase price with our network. For example, as an Amazon Associate, C-SPAN earns money from your qualifying purchases. However, C-SPAN only receives this revenue if your book purchase is made using the links on this page.

    Any revenue realized from this program goes into a general account to help fund C-SPAN operations.

    Please note that questions regarding fulfillment, customer service, privacy policies, or issues relating to your book orders should be directed to the Webmaster or administrator of the specific bookseller's site and are their sole responsibility.

  • Your purchase helps support C-SPAN

    Click here to learn how

    C-SPAN.org offers links to books featured on the C-SPAN networks to make it simpler for viewers to purchase them. C-SPAN has agreements with retailers that share a small percentage of your purchase price with our network. For example, as an Amazon Associate, C-SPAN earns money from your qualifying purchases. However, C-SPAN only receives this revenue if your book purchase is made using the links on this page.

    Any revenue realized from this program goes into a general account to help fund C-SPAN operations.

    Please note that questions regarding fulfillment, customer service, privacy policies, or issues relating to your book orders should be directed to the Webmaster or administrator of the specific bookseller's site and are their sole responsibility.

  • Your purchase helps support C-SPAN

    Click here to learn how

    C-SPAN.org offers links to books featured on the C-SPAN networks to make it simpler for viewers to purchase them. C-SPAN has agreements with retailers that share a small percentage of your purchase price with our network. For example, as an Amazon Associate, C-SPAN earns money from your qualifying purchases. However, C-SPAN only receives this revenue if your book purchase is made using the links on this page.

    Any revenue realized from this program goes into a general account to help fund C-SPAN operations.

    Please note that questions regarding fulfillment, customer service, privacy policies, or issues relating to your book orders should be directed to the Webmaster or administrator of the specific bookseller's site and are their sole responsibility.

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About Books Special

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Program ID:
77104-1
Category:
C-SPAN Specials
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 08, 1996 | 9:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jan 01, 1997 | 8:58pm EST | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Dec 08, 1996 | 9:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 09, 1996 | 12:02am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 09, 1996 | 6:56am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 01, 1997 | 8:58pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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