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  • Book TV on C-SPAN2

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    Each weekend, Book TV features 48 hours of nonfiction books from Saturday 8am ET to Monday 8am ET. Television For Serious Readers.

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  • In Depth Play all

    Book TV's signature program In Depth is a comprehensive, LIVE three-hour look at one author's work, with questions from viewers via phone, text, e-mail, and social media. Watch the full programs at booktv.org
    • In Depth: Robert George and Cornel West - Duration: 81 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      • 443 views
      Authors Cornel West & Robert George discuss their work and take viewer questions. For years, Profs. West & George, who come from opposite ends of the political spectrum, have lectured and taught un...
    • In Depth with Nick Adams - Duration: 5 minutes, 28 seconds.

      • 11 months ago
      • 428 views
      Author and political commentator Nick Adams explains his views on American exceptionalism.
    • In Depth with Eddie Glaude, April Ryan and David Maraniss - Duration: 3 minutes, 30 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 461 views
      Eddie Glaude, April Ryan and David Maraniss debate the implications of President Barack Obama drinking the water in Flint, Michigan.
    • In Depth with Kate Andersen Brower, William Seale, & Alvin Felzenberg - Duration: 2 minutes, 42 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 259 views
      Kate Andersen Brower, William Seale, and Alvin Felzenberg discussed U.S. presidential history and responded to viewer comments and questions.
    • In Depth with Gerald Horne - Duration: 76 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 625 views
      Author and historian Gerald Horne took viewer questions about race, politics, and American history on Book TV's In Depth program.
    • In Depth with Dennis Prager - Duration: 3 minutes, 36 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 1,758 views
      Author and radio host, Dennis Prager took viewer and audience questions LIVE from Hillsdale College in Michigan.

      Full Program: https://www.c-span.org/video/?413814-1/depth-dennis-prager
    • In Depth with Jeffrey Toobin - Duration: 81 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 718 views
      Jeffrey Toobin talked about his life and career and responded to viewer comments and questions. His most recent book is American Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty ...
    • In Depth with Sebastian Junger - Duration: 104 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 396 views
      Author and documentary filmmaker, Sebastian Junger joined Book TV on Sunday, July 3rd to discuss all his books and take viewer calls, emails, tweets, and text.
    • In Depth with Steve Forbes - Duration: 3 minutes, 5 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 396 views
      Steve Forbes, author & editor-in-chief of Forbes Magazine, took viewer questions about all his books on Book TV's In Depth program.
    • In Depth with Wil Haygood - Duration: 2 minutes, 37 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 247 views
      Wil Haygood is a bestselling author and writer for the Washington Post. He joined Book TV's In Depth program to discuss his books and responded to viewer questions via calls, e-mail, Twitter, and ...
    • In Depth with Jane Mayer - Duration: 117 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 397 views
      Jane Mayer, staff writer for the New Yorker, talked about her books and responded to viewer questions via calls, e-mail, texts, Twitter, and Facebook.
    • In Depth with Eric Burns - Duration: 2 minutes, 11 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 601 views
      Eric Burns talked about his books, which include Broadcast Blues, The Joy of Books, The Autograph, The Spirits of America, Infamous Scribblers, The Smoke of Gods, and All the News Unfit to Print.
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  • After Words Play all

    Interviews with top nonfiction authors by journalists, public policy makers, legislators, and others familiar with their work. Watch the full programs at booktv.org
    • After Words: Linda Sarsour, "Together We Rise" - Duration: 115 seconds.

      • 1 day ago
      • 153 views
      The Women's March on Washington - District of Columbia co-chair Linda Sarsour reflected on the 2017 March and what's ahead for the movement. She was interviewed by Heather McGhee, president of Demo...
    • After Words: Jon Newman, "Benched" - Duration: 107 seconds.

      • 2 weeks ago
      • 160 views
      Judge Jon Newman details his career in the judicial system, serving first as a prosecutor, then as a federal appellate judge on the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He's interviewed by S...
    • After Words: Christopher Scalia, "Scalia Speaks" - Duration: 76 seconds.

      • 3 weeks ago
      • 153 views
      Christopher Scalia, son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, shares select speeches of his father on the law, faith, and virtue. He is interviewed by Los Angeles Times Supreme Court co...
    • After Words: Scott Kelly, "Endurance" - Duration: 93 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      • 145 views
      Retired astronaut Scott Kelly discusses his life and recalls his record setting career aboard the international space station in his book, "Endurance." Here's a portion of his conversation with for...
    • After Words: Keith Koffler, "Bannon" - Duration: 108 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      • 338 views
      Washington Examiner editor Keith Koffler reports on life and career of Steve Bannon and his role in the Trump presidency. He is interviewed by Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX). Here's a portion of their d...
    • After Words: Khizr Khan, "An American Family" - Duration: 96 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      • 165 views
      Gold star father Khizr Khan recalls his immigration to America and offers his thoughts on what it means to be American. He is interviewed by California Representative Jimmy Panetta (D-CA)
    • After Words: Jennet Conant, "Man of the Hour" - Duration: 64 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      • 212 views
      Jennet Conant recounts the career of her grandfather, James Conant, administrative director of the Manhattan Project and later president of Harvard University.
    • After Words: Bob Schieffer, "Overload" - Duration: 65 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      • 306 views
      Former Face the Nation anchor Bob Schieffer examines the role of the media today in, "Overload." Here's a portion from his discussion with Politico's Susan Glasser...
    • After Words: Gretchen Carlson, "Be Fierce" - Duration: 81 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      • 483 views
      Former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson shares the challenges women who've experienced sexual harassment face in the workplace in her book, "Be Fierce." Here's a portion of her discussion with Wash...
    • After Words: Craig Shirley, "Citizen Newt" - Duration: 65 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      • 193 views
      Historian Craig Shirley discusses the life and political career of former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich. He is interviewed by former Virginia Congressman Tom Davis.
    • After Words with Charles Sykes, "How the Right Lost Its Mind" - Duration: 66 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      • 1,057 views
      Former radio host and MSNBC contributor Charles Sykes looks at the conservative movement in America.
    • After Words: Art Levine, "Mental Health, Inc." - Duration: 107 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      • 331 views
      Investigative journalist Art Levine reports on treatment facilities, pharmaceutical companies, and highlights clinicians who are challenging traditional methods of treatment in his book, "Mental He...
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  • History and Biography Play all

    Book TV covers many author talks and panel discussions throughout the year.

    Author talks for history books and biographies of several prominent and historical figures are available for viewing on YouTube and at booktv.org.
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