Law and Legal

About Law and Legal

Several nonfiction books are published each year that cover the courts, law enforcement, and legal issues.  Search for these programs here.

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"The Second Amendment: A Biography"
Michael Waldman

Last aired: August 10, 2014

"The Second Amendment: A Biography"
"Uncertain Justice: The Roberts Court and the Constitution"
Laurence Tribe

Last aired: August 2, 2014

"Uncertain Justice: The Roberts Court and the Constitution"
Books on the Supreme Court
Multiple Authors

Last aired: July 14, 2014

Books on the Supreme Court
"U.S. Marshals: Inside America's Most Storied Law Enforcement Agency"
Mike Earp; David Fisher

Last aired: June 28, 2014

"U.S. Marshals: Inside America's Most Storied Law Enforcement Agency"
"A Conspiracy Against Obamacare: The Volokh Conspiracy and the Health Care Case"
Randy Barnett (contributor); Trevor Burrus (editor); Orin Kerr (contributor); Ilya Somin (contributor)

Last aired: February 17, 2014

"A Conspiracy Against Obamacare: The Volokh Conspiracy and the Health Care Case"
"Taking the Stand: My Life in the Law"
Alan Dershowitz

Last aired: January 26, 2014

"Taking the Stand: My Life in the Law"
"I Am Troy Davis"
Jen Marlowe

Last aired: December 14, 2013

"I Am Troy Davis"
"Without Copyrights: Piracy, Publishing, and the Public Domain"
Robert Spoo

Last aired: December 8, 2013

"Without Copyrights: Piracy, Publishing, and the Public Domain"
"For Discrimination: Race, Affirmative Action, and the Law"
Randall Kennedy

Last aired: November 4, 2013

"For Discrimination: Race, Affirmative Action, and the Law"
"Unprecedented: The Constitutional Challenge to Obamacare"
Josh Blackman

Last aired: October 20, 2013

"Unprecedented: The Constitutional Challenge to Obamacare"
"To the End of June: The Intimate Life of American Foster Care"
Cris Beam

Last aired: September 29, 2013

"To the End of June: The Intimate Life of American Foster Care"
"The NYPD Tapes: A Shocking Story of Cops, Cover-ups, and Courage"
Graham Rayman

Last aired: September 29, 2013

"The NYPD Tapes: A Shocking Story of Cops, Cover-ups, and Courage"
"Manson: The Life and Times of Charles Manson"
Jeff Guinn

Last aired: September 15, 2013

"Manson: The Life and Times of Charles Manson"

Book TV Schedule

Highlights

LIVE In Depth: Mary Frances Berry
Next air time: Sunday, September 7th, at 12pm (ET)
Approx. 3 hr.
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BookTV in Cheyenne, Wyoming

Next air time: Saturday, September 6th, at 12pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 15 min.
2014 National Book Festival: Science Pavilion - Part One
Multiple Authors

Next air time: Saturday, September 6th, at 1:15pm (ET)
Approx. 3 hr. 45 min.
2014 National Book Festival: Science Pavilion - Part Two
Multiple Authors

Next air time: Sunday, September 7th, at 4pm (ET)
Approx. 3 hr.

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Saturday, September 6th

12pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 15 min.
BookTV in Cheyenne, Wyoming
BookTV in Cheyenne, Wyoming
1:15pm (ET)
Approx. 3 hr. 45 min.
2014 National Book Festival: Science Pavilion - Part One
Multiple Authors

Sunday, September 7th

12am (ET)
Approx. 3 hr. 45 min.
2014 National Book Festival: Science Pavilion - Part One
Multiple Authors
9:45am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 15 min.
BookTV in Cheyenne, Wyoming
BookTV in Cheyenne, Wyoming
4pm (ET)
Approx. 3 hr.
2014 National Book Festival: Science Pavilion - Part Two
Multiple Authors

Monday, September 8th

12am (ET)
Approx. 3 hr.
In Depth: Mary Frances Berry
4am (ET)
Approx. 3 hr.
2014 National Book Festival: Science Pavilion - Part Two
Multiple Authors

Upcoming Programs

IN DEPTH

In Depth is Book TV's monthly interview/call-in program with an author featuring his or her body of work.  It's LIVE on the first Sunday of every month.    Mark Levin, Bonnie Morris, Peniel Joseph, Bing West, Luis Rodriguez, Amity Shlaes, Reza Aslan, and Ron Paul are this year's past guests so far.

Sep 7 Mary Frances Berry  www.maryfrancesberry.com
Oct 5  Joan Biskupic www.joanbiskupic.com

You can watch all past In Depths online by using the "Search" function in the upper left hand corner of this website.

EVENT COVERAGE

Here are some events that Book TV will be covering in the coming weeks:

August 21 -  Los Angeles: Four Seasons Hotel, Kenneth Timmerman, Dark Forces

August 21 - Chicago: Union League, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), The Way Forward in conversation with Mitt Romney           

August 30 - Washington, DC:  Walter E. Washington Convention Center, National Book Festival (LIVE)

September 8: - Cambridge, MA: Harvard Bookstore, Edward Baptist, The Half Has Never Been Told

September 9 - Asheville, NC: Malaprop's Bookstore, Karen Abbott, Liar Temptress Soldier Spy

September 15 - NYC: Barnes & Noble, Mark Obama Ndesandjo, An Obama's Journey

September 15 - Austin, TX: Bookpeople, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States

September 17 - New Canaan, CT: New Canaan Public Library, Ronald Rosbottom, When Paris Went Dark

September 17 - Ridgefield, CT: Ridgefield Library, Todd Brewster, Lincoln's Gamble

September 19 - Memphis: Civil Rights Museum, Tavis Smiley, Death of a King

September 21 - Los Angeles: Four Seasons Hotel, David Horowitz, Take No Prisoners

September 22 - Atlanta: Carter Center, Lawrence Wright, Thirteen Days in September

September 23 - Las Vegas: Mob Museum, Sylvia Longmire, Border Insecurity

September 23 - NYC: Roosevelt House, Jonathan Darman, Landslide

September 25 - Princeton, NJ: Princeton University, William Deresiewicz, Excellent Sheep

September 25 - Berkeley, CA: University of California Berkeley Journalism School, Tom Shroder, Acid Test

September 29 - Philadelphia: Free Library, Henry Kissinger, World Order

September 29 - Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University, Peter Thiel, Zero to One

September 30 - Dallas: The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, Joyce King, Exonerated

September 30 - Atlanta: Atlanta History Center, S.C. Gwynne, Rebel Yell

 

 

 

 

FAIRS AND FESTIVALS

Book TV covers many book festivals each year, many of them LIVE.  In 2014, our festival coverage will include book festivals in Tucson, Los Angeles, Chicago, Charlottesville, New York, Freedom Fest in Vegas, Brooklyn, the Roosevelt Reading Festival in Hyde Park, NY, Harlem Book Festival, the Texas Book Festival and Miami Book Fair International in November.  You can watch those we've already covered online.  Find them using the "Search" button in the upper lefthand corner of this homepage.

For a complete list of upcoming book festivals, click on the BOOK FAIRS tab at the top of the page.