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Coming Up on Book TV

A Debate on War and the Constitution with John Yoo and Bruce Fein
Bruce Fein; John Yoo

Next air time: Saturday, September 20th at 11pm (ET)

Archived Programs

Programs shown in this archive cover the past year. To search for programs in earlier years, please use the search functionality above.

"Licensed to Lie: Exposing Corruption in the Department of Justice"
Sidney Powell

Last aired: September 14, 2014

"Licensed to Lie: Exposing Corruption in the Department of Justice"
"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"

Book TV Schedule

Highlights

LIVE "Slow Dancing with a Stranger: Lost and Found in the Age of Alzheimer's"
Meryl Comer

Next air time: Saturday, September 20th, at 3:30pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr.
BookTV in St. Paul, Minnesota
BookTV in St. Paul, Minnesota

Next air time: Saturday, September 20th, at 12pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 30 min.
Book TV at UCLA: Valerie Matsumoto, "City Girls: The Nisei Social World in Los Angeles, 1920-1950"
Valerie Matsumoto

Next air time: Sunday, September 21st, at 1pm (ET)
Approx. 20 min.
Book TV at UCLA: Jorja Leap, "Jumped In: What Gangs Taught Me about Violence, Drugs, Love, and Redemption"
Jorja Leap

Next air time: Sunday, September 21st, at 1:20pm (ET)
Approx. 19 min.
Book TV at UCLA: David Hayes-Bautista, "El Cinco de Mayo: An American Tradition"
David Hayes-Bautista

Next air time: Sunday, September 21st, at 1:40pm (ET)
Approx. 24 min.
Book TV at UCLA: Tim Groseclose, "Left Turn: How Liberal Media Bias Distorts the American Mind"
Tim Groseclose

Next air time: Monday, September 22nd, at 1:20am (ET)
Approx. 19 min.
Book TV at UCLA: Lynn Vavreck, "The Gamble: Choice and Chance in the 2012 Presidential Election"
Lynn Vavreck

Next air time: Monday, September 22nd, at 1:40am (ET)
Approx. 21 min.
"The Roosevelts: An Intimate History"
Ken Burns; Geoffrey Ward

Next air time: Saturday, September 20th, at 7pm (ET)
Approx. 45 min.
"Take No Prisoners: The Battle Plan for Defeating the Left"
David Horowitz

Next air time: Saturday, September 20th, at 7:45pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 13 min.
"Cut Adrift: Families in Insecure Times"
Marianne Cooper

Next air time: Saturday, September 20th, at 9pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr.
A Debate on War and the Constitution with John Yoo and Bruce Fein
Bruce Fein; John Yoo

Next air time: Saturday, September 20th, at 11pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 30 min.
"An Obama's Journey: My Odyssey of Self-Discovery across Three Cultures"
Mark Obama Ndesandjo

Next air time: Sunday, September 21st, at 6:15pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 5 min.
"Iran-Contra: Reagan's Scandal and the Unchecked Abuse of Presidential Power"
Malcolm Byrne

Next air time: Sunday, September 21st, at 7:30pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 31 min.
"Agent Storm: My Life Inside al Qaeda and the CIA"
Paul Cruickshank; Tim Lister; Morten Storm

Next air time: Sunday, September 21st, at 10pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 24 min.

Also Airing...

Saturday, September 20th

8am (ET)
Approx. 51 min.
"Dark Forces: The Truth About What Happened in Benghazi"
Kenneth Timmerman
9:45am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 6 min.
"Good Hunting: An American Spymaster's Story"
Jack Devine
12pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 30 min.
BookTV in St. Paul, Minnesota
BookTV in St. Paul, Minnesota
1:30pm (ET)
Approx. 55 min.
"A Nun on the Bus: How All of Us Can Create Hope, Change, and Community"
Sister Simone Campbell
7pm (ET)
Approx. 45 min.
"The Roosevelts: An Intimate History"
Ken Burns; Geoffrey Ward
7:45pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 13 min.
"Take No Prisoners: The Battle Plan for Defeating the Left"
David Horowitz
9pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr.
"Cut Adrift: Families in Insecure Times"
Marianne Cooper
11pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 30 min.
A Debate on War and the Constitution with John Yoo and Bruce Fein
Bruce Fein; John Yoo

Sunday, September 21st

1:30am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 4 min.
"935 Lies: The Future of Truth and the Decline of America’s Moral Integrity"
Charles Lewis
4:15am (ET)
Approx. 47 min.
"Nature's God: The Heretical Origins of the American Republic"
Matthew Stewart
7:15am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 5 min.
FreedomFest 2014: The Big Debate: Dinesh D'Souza v. Dan McCarthy on American Foreign Policy
Dinesh D'Souza; Dan McCarthy
9:30am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 5 min.
"Fallujah Redux: The Anbar Awakening and the Struggle with al-Qaeda"
Daniel Green; Brig. Gen. William Mullen III (USMC)
10:30am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 30 min.
BookTV in St. Paul, Minnesota
BookTV in St. Paul, Minnesota
2pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 13 min.
"Take No Prisoners: The Battle Plan for Defeating the Left"
David Horowitz
5pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr.
"Cut Adrift: Families in Insecure Times"
Marianne Cooper
6:15pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 5 min.
"An Obama's Journey: My Odyssey of Self-Discovery across Three Cultures"
Mark Obama Ndesandjo
7:30pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 31 min.
"Iran-Contra: Reagan's Scandal and the Unchecked Abuse of Presidential Power"
Malcolm Byrne
10pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 24 min.
"Agent Storm: My Life Inside al Qaeda and the CIA"
Paul Cruickshank; Tim Lister; Morten Storm

Monday, September 22nd

2am (ET)
Approx. 49 min.
"Whatever Happened to the Metric System?: How America Kept Its Feet"
John Bemelmans Marciano
4:45am (ET)
Approx. 53 min.
"Collecting Shakespeare: The Story of Henry and Emily Folger"
Stephen Grant

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.

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:

September 8    Washington, DC: International Spy Museum, Morten Storm, Paul Cruickshank, Tim Lister, Agent Storm

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 10   Washington, DC: Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, Off the Sidelines  

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   NYC: Museum of Jewish Heritage, Lucinda Franks, Timeless

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

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

September 19   Austin, TX: Bookpeople, Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz, Dr. Mutter's Marvels

September 21   Brooklyn, NY: Brooklyn Law School, 2014 Brooklyn Book Festival

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.