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BookTV in Des Moines, Iowa

BookTV in Des Moines, Iowa

About the Program

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

A tour of Beaverdale Books

Interview with Bill Friedricks, author of Investing in Iowa: The Life and Times of F.M. Hubbell and The Real Deal: The Life of Bill Knapp

Interview with Rekha Basu, author of Finding Her Voice: A Collection of Des Moines Register Columns About Women's Struggles and Triumphs in the Midwest

Tour of Salisbury House Library

Interview with Michael Gartner, author of Outrage, Passion, & Uncommon Sense: How Editorial Writers Have Taken On and Helped Shape the Great American Issues of the Past 150 Years

Interview with Dave Price, author of Caucus Chaos


Program Information

BookTV in Des Moines, Iowa

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Past Airings

  • Sunday, July 20th at 10:30am (ET)
  • Saturday, July 19th at 12pm (ET)
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