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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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Coming Up on Book TV

"Uncertain Justice: The Roberts Court and the Constitution"
Laurence Tribe

Next air time: Saturday, August 2nd at 9:15am (ET)

"Uncertain Justice: The Roberts Court and the Constitution"
"Licensed to Lie: Exposing Corruption in the Department of Justice"
Sidney Powell

Next air time: Sunday, August 3rd at 6:30pm (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.

"The Second Amendment: A Biography"
Michael Waldman

Last aired: July 20, 2014

"The Second Amendment: A Biography"
Books on the Supreme Court
Multiple Authors

Last aired: July 14, 2014

Books on the Supreme Court
"Uncertain Justice: The Roberts Court and the Constitution"
Laurence Tribe

Last aired: June 29, 2014

"Uncertain Justice: The Roberts Court and the Constitution"
"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: Ron Paul
Next air time: Sunday, August 3rd, at 12pm (ET)
Approx. 3 hr.
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2014 C-SPAN Cities Tour
2014 C-SPAN Cities Tour

Next air time: Saturday, August 2nd, at 12pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 13 min.
"The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee"
Marja Mills

Next air time: Saturday, August 2nd, at 7pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 24 min.
"The New Arabs: How the Millennial Generation Is Changing the Middle East"
Juan Cole

Next air time: Saturday, August 2nd, at 9pm (ET)
Approx. 52 min.
"Unstoppable: The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State"
Ralph Nader

Next air time: Saturday, August 2nd, at 11pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 33 min.
"Licensed to Lie: Exposing Corruption in the Department of Justice"
Sidney Powell

Next air time: Sunday, August 3rd, at 6:30pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 30 min.
"Nature's God: The Heretical Origins of the American Republic"
Matthew Stewart

Next air time: Sunday, August 3rd, at 8pm (ET)
Approx. 49 min.
"This Nonviolent Stuff'll Get You Killed: How Guns Made the Civil Rights Movement Possible"
Charles Cobb

Next air time: Sunday, August 3rd, at 10pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 16 min.
"Operation Shakespeare: The True Story of an Elite International Sting"
John Shiffman

Next air time: Sunday, August 3rd, at 11:15pm (ET)
Approx. 43 min.

Also Airing...

Saturday, August 2nd

9:15am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 1 min.
"Uncertain Justice: The Roberts Court and the Constitution"
Laurence Tribe
11am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr.
"Blessed Experiences: Genuinely Southern, Proudly Black"
Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC)
12pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 13 min.
2014 C-SPAN Cities Tour
2014 C-SPAN Cities Tour
2:45pm (ET)
Approx. 44 min.
"American Panic: A History of Who Scares Us and Why"
Mark Stein
4:30pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 5 min.
"Redeemer: The Life of Jimmy Carter"
Randall Balmer
7pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 24 min.
"The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee"
Marja Mills

Sunday, August 3rd

1:15am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 43 min.
"The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters"
Gregory Zuckerman
3am (ET)
Approx. 2 hr. 3 min.
2014 Harlem Book Fair: Panel - "James Baldwin & American Morality"
Rich Blint; Jonathan, Scott Holloway; Marcus Hunter; Walter Mosley; Imani Perry; Claudia Roth Pierpont; Kendall Thomas
6am (ET)
Approx. 59 min.
"The Director" and "Blowback"
David Ignatius; Valerie Plame
7:30am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 9 min.
"When Men Betray"
Webb Hubbell
8:45am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 2 min.
"Making David into Goliath: How the World Turned Against Israel"
Joshua Muravchik
9:45am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 13 min.
2014 C-SPAN Cities Tour
2014 C-SPAN Cities Tour
3pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 24 min.
"The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee"
Marja Mills
6:30pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 30 min.
"Licensed to Lie: Exposing Corruption in the Department of Justice"
Sidney Powell
8pm (ET)
Approx. 49 min.
"Nature's God: The Heretical Origins of the American Republic"
Matthew Stewart

Monday, August 4th

12am (ET)
Approx. 3 hr.
In Depth: Ron Paul
4:15am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 8 min.
"Alex's Wake: A Voyage of Betrayal and a Journey of Remembrance"
Martin Goldsmith
5:30am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 27 min.
"Iran and the United States: An Insider's View on the Failed Past and the Road to Peace"
Seyed Hossein Mousavian

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, and Reza Aslan are this year's past guests so far.

Aug 3 Ron Paul  www.ronpaulchannel.com
Sep 7 Mary Frances Berry  www.maryfrancesberry.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:

July 22: DC, Heritage Foundation                                  Joshua Muravchik, Making David Into Goliath
July 22: NYC, Roosevelt House                                     Sylvia Jukes Morris, Price of Fame
July 22: Ann Arbor, MI, Nicola's Books                         Juan Cole, The New Arabs
July 23:  NYC, Bryant Park Reading Series                  Michael Wolraich, Unreasonable Men
July 23:  Birmingham, AL, Alabama Theatre                  Marja Mills, The Mockingbird Next Door
July 24:  Mountain View, CA, Computer History Museum  Michael Malone, The Intel Trinity
July 24:  Oakland, CA, Independent Institute               Stephen Holbrook, Gun Control in the Third Reich
July 26:  Brooklyn, NY, Sistas' Place                              Gerald Horne, The Counter-Revolution of 1776 & Race to Revolution
July 31:  Southampton, NY, Rogers Memorial Library  Lawrence Goldstone, Birdmen 

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.