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BookTV in Macon, Georgia

BookTV Visits Macon, Georgia

About the Program

Book TV visits Macon, Georgia, to interview several of the city's authors and tour its literary sites.  Our programming includes:

Interview with Chester Fontenot, director of African Studies at Mercer University, on William & Ellen Craft's Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom

Interview with Buckner Melton, author of Aaron Burr: Conspiracy of Treason

Interview with Andrew Manis, author of A Fire You Can't Put Out: The Civil Rights Life of Birmingham's Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth

Interview with Lauretta Hannon, author of The Cracker Queen: A Memoir of a Jagged, Joyful Life

Interview with Conie Mac Darnell, author of Walking on Cotton: Civil War & Emancipation Era Guide to Macon, GA

Interview with Sarah Gardner, author of Blood and Irony: Southern White Women's Narratives of the Civil War 1861-1937

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Past Airings

  • Sunday, February 16th at 11am (ET)
  • Saturday, February 15th at 5pm (ET)
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