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Iraq and Afghanistan-related books can be viewed found in this category.

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Coming Up on Book TV

Colby Military Writers Symposium - The Mark Johnson Show Interviews
Multiple Authors

Next air time: Sunday, April 20th at 7pm (ET)

"American Spartan: The Promise, the Mission, and the Betrayal of Special Forces Major Jim Gant"
Ann Scott Tyson

Next air time: Sunday, April 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.

"Hap Arnold: The General Who Invented the U.S. Air Force"
Bill Yenne

Last aired: February 23, 2014

"Hap Arnold: The General Who Invented the U.S. Air Force"
"Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War"
Robert Gates

Last aired: February 8, 2014

"Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War"
"Margaret Thatcher on Leadership: Lessons for American Conservatives Today"
Nile Gardiner; Stephen Thompson

Last aired: January 12, 2014

"Margaret Thatcher on Leadership: Lessons for American Conservatives Today"
Panel on How the Wounded Come Back from War with Ann Jones and Andrew Bacevich
Andrew Bacevich; Ann Jones

Last aired: January 12, 2014

Panel on How the Wounded Come Back from War with Ann Jones and Andrew Bacevich
"Vietnam: The Real War - A Photographic History by the Associated Press"
Santiago Lyon, et al.

Last aired: January 1, 2014

"Vietnam: The Real War - A Photographic History by the Associated Press"
"Mayday: The Decline of American Naval Supremacy"
Seth Cropsey

Last aired: August 25, 2013

"Mayday: The Decline of American Naval Supremacy"
"Dirty Wars: The World Is a Battlefield"
Jeremy Scahill

Last aired: July 21, 2013

"Dirty Wars: The World Is a Battlefield"
Panel on Good Wars, Bad Wars with Dale Maharidge and Nick Turse
Dale Maharidge; Nick Turse

Last aired: June 16, 2013

Panel on Good Wars, Bad Wars with Dale Maharidge and Nick Turse
2013 William E. Colby Military Writers' Symposium: Panel on "Coming Home: The Hopes, Fears, and Challenges of Veterans Returning from War"
Col. Jon Coffin (Ret.); Karl Marlantes; Dave McIntyre; James Wright

Last aired: May 25, 2013

2013 William E. Colby Military Writers' Symposium: Panel on "Coming Home: The Hopes, Fears, and Challenges of Veterans Returning from War"
"Educating America's Military"
Joan Johnson-Freese

Last aired: April 21, 2013

"Educating America's Military"

Book TV Schedule

Highlights

"Machine Made: Tammany Hall and the Creation of Modern American Politics"
Terry Golway

Next air time: Sunday, April 20th, at 5:45pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 12 min.
Colby Military Writers Symposium - The Mark Johnson Show Interviews
Multiple Authors

Next air time: Sunday, April 20th, at 7pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 51 min.
"Mission at Nuremberg: An American Army Chaplain and the Trial of the Nazis"
Tim Townsend

Next air time: Sunday, April 20th, at 10pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 2 min.
"American Spartan: The Promise, the Mission, and the Betrayal of Special Forces Major Jim Gant"
Ann Scott Tyson

Next air time: Sunday, April 20th, at 11pm (ET)
Approx. 56 min.

Also Airing...

Sunday, April 20th

5:45pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 12 min.
"Machine Made: Tammany Hall and the Creation of Modern American Politics"
Terry Golway
7pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 51 min.
Colby Military Writers Symposium - The Mark Johnson Show Interviews
Multiple Authors

Monday, April 21st

2am (ET)
Approx. 54 min.
"Taxifornia: Liberals' Laboratory to Bankrupt America"
James Lacy
4am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 51 min.
Colby Military Writers Symposium - The Mark Johnson Show Interviews
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.    

May 4, 2014 Luis Rodriguez  http://www.luisjrodriguez.com/index.htm 
 
You can watch all past In Depths online by using the "Search" function in the upper left hand corner of this website.

EVENT COVERAGE

4/14     Council on Global Affairs, Chicago: Carlotta Gall, The Wrong Enemy

4/15    RAND Corporation, Los Angeles: William Easterly, The Tyranny of Experts

4/16    Eric Quezada Center for Politics, San Francisco: Lauren Coodley, Upton Sinclair

4/17    Louisville Public Library, Louisville, Kentucky: Matt Taibbi, The Divide

4/24     Westfield State University, Westfield, Massachusetts: George Michael, Extremism in America

 

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.