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Politics is part of Book TV's core coverage. This archive contains books from the past several years as well as current topics.

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Coming Up on Book TV

2014 Eagle Forum Collegians Leadership Summit - Part I
Multiple Authors

Next air time: Saturday, July 26th at 12pm (ET)

"Border Patrol Nation: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Homeland Security"
Todd Miller

Next air time: Saturday, July 26th at 5pm (ET)

"Border Patrol Nation: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Homeland Security"
"When Men Betray"
Webb Hubbell

Next air time: Saturday, July 26th at 8pm (ET)

"Assault and Flattery: The Truth About the Left and Their War on Women"
Katie Pavlich

Next air time: Saturday, July 26th at 11pm (ET)

"Poison Spring: The Secret History of Pollution and the EPA"
E.G. Vallianatos

Next air time: Sunday, July 27th at 12:15am (ET)

"Poison Spring: The Secret History of Pollution and the EPA"
"Capital in the Twenty-First Century" & "A Fighting Chance"
Thomas Piketty; Sen. Elizabeth Warren

Next air time: Sunday, July 27th at 5:15am (ET)

"Capital in the Twenty-First Century" & "A Fighting Chance"
"Dead Men Ruling: How to Restore Fiscal Freedom and Rescue Our Future"
Eugene Steuerle

Next air time: Sunday, July 27th at 10:45am (ET)

"Dead Men Ruling: How to Restore Fiscal Freedom and Rescue Our Future"
2014 Eagle Forum Collegians Leadership Summit - Part II
Multiple Authors

Next air time: Sunday, July 27th at 2pm (ET)

"The People vs. Barack Obama: The Criminal Case Against the Obama Administration"
Ben Shapiro

Next air time: Sunday, July 27th at 10pm (ET)

"The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap"
Matt Taibbi

Next air time: Monday, July 28th at 6am (ET)

"The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap"

Archived Programs

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

"Poison Spring: The Secret History of Pollution and the EPA"
E.G. Vallianatos

Last aired: July 20, 2014

"Poison Spring: The Secret History of Pollution and the EPA"
"One Nation: What We Can All Do to Save America's Future"
Ben Carson

Last aired: July 20, 2014

"One Nation: What We Can All Do to Save America's Future"
"Obama's Enforcer: Eric Holder's Justice Department"
John Fund; Hans von Spakovsky

Last aired: July 19, 2014

"Obama's Enforcer: Eric Holder's Justice Department"
"Mayor for Life: The Incredible Story of Marion Barry, Jr."
Marion Barry, Jr.

Last aired: July 19, 2014

"Mayor for Life: The Incredible Story of Marion Barry, Jr."
"Men Explain Things to Me"
Rebecca Solnit

Last aired: July 13, 2014

"Men Explain Things to Me"
"Blood Feud: The Clintons vs. the Obamas"
Edward Klein

Last aired: July 12, 2014

"Blood Feud: The Clintons vs. the Obamas"
"But Enough About You: Essays"
Christopher Buckley

Last aired: July 5, 2014

"But Enough About You: Essays"
"Pranksters: Making Mischief in the Modern World"
Kembrew McLeod

Last aired: June 30, 2014

"Pranksters: Making Mischief in the Modern World"
"Place, Not Race: A New Vision of Opportunity in America"
Sheryll Cashin

Last aired: June 29, 2014

"Place, Not Race: A New Vision of Opportunity in America"
"Blessed Experiences: Genuinely Southern, Proudly Black"
Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC)

Last aired: June 29, 2014

"Blessed Experiences: Genuinely Southern, Proudly Black"
"Capital in the Twenty-First Century" & "A Fighting Chance"
Thomas Piketty; Sen. Elizabeth Warren

Last aired: June 21, 2014

"Capital in the Twenty-First Century" & "A Fighting Chance"
"Hard Choices: A Memoir"
Hillary Clinton

Last aired: June 15, 2014

"Hard Choices: A Memoir"
Hillary Clinton booksigning for "Hard Choices: A Memoir"
Hillary Clinton

Last aired: June 15, 2014

Hillary Clinton booksigning for "Hard Choices: A Memoir"
"Falling in Love with America Again"
Jim DeMint

Last aired: May 25, 2014

"Falling in Love with America Again"
"A Fighting Chance"
Sen. Elizabeth Warren

Last aired: May 25, 2014

"A Fighting Chance"
"Why Government Fails So Often: And How It Can Do Better"
Peter Schuck

Last aired: May 24, 2014

"Why Government Fails So Often: And How It Can Do Better"
Book Party for Cal Thomas, Author of "What Works"
Cal Thomas

Last aired: May 12, 2014

Book Party for Cal Thomas, Author of "What Works"
"The News: A User's Manual"
Alain de Botton

Last aired: May 5, 2014

"The News: A User's Manual"
"Not Cool: The Hipster Elite and Their War on You"
Greg Gutfeld

Last aired: April 19, 2014

"Not Cool: The Hipster Elite and Their War on You"
"A is for Arab" and "Yellow Peril!"
Jack Shaheen; John Kuo Wei Tchen; Dylan Yeats

Last aired: April 7, 2014

"A is for Arab" and "Yellow Peril!"
"A Citizen's Guide to Terrorism and Counterterrorism"
Christopher Harmon

Last aired: March 22, 2014

"A Citizen's Guide to Terrorism and Counterterrorism"
"Becoming Right: How Campuses Shape Young Conservatives"
Amy Binder

Last aired: March 17, 2014

"Becoming Right: How Campuses Shape Young Conservatives"
Book TV at FreedomFest: Paul Skousen, "The Naked Socialist"
Paul Skousen

Last aired: March 15, 2014

Book TV at FreedomFest: Paul Skousen, "The Naked Socialist"
"Imagine: Living in a Socialist USA"
Frances Goldin (Co-editor); Debby Smith (Co-editor); Michael Steven Smith (Co-editor)

Last aired: March 9, 2014

"Imagine: Living in a Socialist USA"
"The War on Football: Saving America's Game"
Daniel Flynn

Last aired: February 2, 2014

"The War on Football: Saving America's Game"
"Love & War: Twenty Years, Three Presidents, Two Daughters and One Louisiana Home"
James Carville; Mary Matalin

Last aired: February 2, 2014

"Love & War: Twenty Years, Three Presidents, Two Daughters and One Louisiana Home"
"On Anarchism"
Noam Chomsky

Last aired: January 26, 2014

"On Anarchism"
"The New Deal and Modern American Conservatism: A Defining Rivalry"
David Davenport

Last aired: January 20, 2014

"The New Deal and Modern American Conservatism: A Defining Rivalry"
"The American Health Care Paradox: Why Spending More is Getting Us Less"
Elizabeth Bradley; Lauren Taylor

Last aired: January 19, 2014

"The American Health Care Paradox: Why Spending More is Getting Us Less"
"Dollarocracy: How the Money and Media Election Complex is Destroying America"
Robert McChesney; John Nichols

Last aired: January 18, 2014

"Dollarocracy: How the Money and Media Election Complex is Destroying America"
"Murdoch's World: The Last of the Old Media Empires"
David Folkenflik

Last aired: January 12, 2014

"Murdoch's World: The Last of the Old Media Empires"
"The New Democrats and the Return to Power"
Al From

Last aired: January 12, 2014

"Maxed Out: American Moms on the Brink"
Katrina Alcorn

Last aired: January 4, 2014

"Maxed Out: American Moms on the Brink"
"Mayor 1%: Rahm Emanuel and the Rise of Chicago's 99%"
Kari Lydersen

Last aired: January 2, 2014

"Mayor 1%: Rahm Emanuel and the Rise of Chicago's 99%"
"Hunting Season: Immigration and Murder in an All-American Town"
Mirta Ojito

Last aired: December 31, 2013

"Hunting Season: Immigration and Murder in an All-American Town"
"Things That Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes and Politics"
Charles Krauthammer

Last aired: December 25, 2013

"Things That Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes and Politics"
"A Mayor's Life: Governing New York's Gorgeous Mosaic"
David Dinkins

Last aired: December 2, 2013

"A Mayor's Life: Governing New York's Gorgeous Mosaic"
"Shooting Straight: Guns, Gays, God, and George Clooney"
Piers Morgan

Last aired: November 18, 2013

"Shooting Straight: Guns, Gays, God, and George Clooney"
"The American Boomerang"
Nick Adams

Last aired: November 17, 2013

"The American Boomerang"
"Tip and the Gipper: When Politics Worked"
Chris Matthews

Last aired: November 11, 2013

"Tip and the Gipper: When Politics Worked"
"Never Trust a Liberal Over 3 - Especially a Republican"
Ann Coulter

Last aired: November 10, 2013

"Never Trust a Liberal Over 3 - Especially a Republican"
"Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection"
Debora Spar

Last aired: October 20, 2013

"Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection"
"A Colossal Wreck: A Road Trip Through Political Scandal, Corruption, And American Culture"
Alexander Cockburn (1941-2012)

Last aired: October 15, 2013

"A Colossal Wreck: A Road Trip Through Political Scandal, Corruption, And American Culture"
Books on Iran
Mutlple Authors

Last aired: October 7, 2013

Books on Iran
Books on Healthcare
Multiple Authors

Last aired: September 30, 2013

Books on Congress
Multiple Authors

Last aired: September 16, 2013

Books on Congress
Books on Labor & Unions
Multiple Authors

Last aired: September 2, 2013

Books on Labor & Unions
"Last Stand: Ted Turner's Quest to Save A Troubled Planet"
Todd Wilkinson

Last aired: September 1, 2013

"Last Stand: Ted Turner's Quest to Save A Troubled Planet"
Books on the Federal Budget
Multiple Authors

Last aired: August 26, 2013

Book TV at FreedomFest: Doug Casey, "Totally Incorrect"
Doug Casey

Last aired: August 19, 2013

Book TV at FreedomFest: Doug Casey, "Totally Incorrect"
Books on Transportation Safety
Multiple Authors

Last aired: August 19, 2013

Books on Transportation Safety
"Told You So: The Big Book of Weekly Columns"
Ralph Nader

Last aired: August 4, 2013

"Told You So: The Big Book of Weekly Columns"
Books on American Cities
Multiple Authors

Last aired: July 29, 2013

Books on American Cities

Book TV Schedule

Highlights

Book TV at Pepperdine University: Angela Hawken, "Marijuana Legalization: What Everyone Needs to Know"
Angela Hawken

Next air time: Saturday, July 26th, at 4:30pm (ET)
Approx. 23 min.
2014 Eagle Forum Collegians Leadership Summit - Part I
Multiple Authors

Next air time: Saturday, July 26th, at 12pm (ET)
Approx. 2 hr. 33 min.
"Making David into Goliath: How the World Turned Against Israel"
Joshua Muravchik

Next air time: Saturday, July 26th, at 7pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 3 min.
"When Men Betray"
Webb Hubbell

Next air time: Saturday, July 26th, at 8pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 9 min.
"Lords of the Sky: Fighter Pilots and Air Combat, from the Red Baron to the F-16"
Dan Hampton

Next air time: Saturday, July 26th, at 9:15pm (ET)
Approx. 44 min.
"Assault and Flattery: The Truth About the Left and Their War on Women"
Katie Pavlich

Next air time: Saturday, July 26th, at 11pm (ET)
Approx. 50 min.
2014 Eagle Forum Collegians Leadership Summit - Part II
Multiple Authors

Next air time: Sunday, July 27th, at 2pm (ET)
Approx. 2 hr. 4 min.
"The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters"
Gregory Zuckerman

Next air time: Sunday, July 27th, at 4:30pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 43 min.
"The Taliban Revival: Violence and Extremism on the Pakistan-Afghanistan Frontier"
Hassan Abbas

Next air time: Sunday, July 27th, at 7:30pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 32 min.
"The People vs. Barack Obama: The Criminal Case Against the Obama Administration"
Ben Shapiro

Next air time: Sunday, July 27th, at 10pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 2 min.
"West of the Revolution: An Uncommon History of 1776"
Claudio Saunt

Next air time: Sunday, July 27th, at 11pm (ET)
Approx. 56 min.

Also Airing...

Saturday, July 26th

8:45am (ET)
Approx. 51 min.
FreedomFest 2014: Mary Ruwart and Jeff Waddoups on the Minimum Wage Law
Mary Ruwart; Jeff Waddoups
9:45am (ET)
Approx. 55 min.
"How Could This Happen: Explaining the Holocaust"
Dan McMillan
10:45am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 14 min.
2014 Harlem Book Fair: Panel on Multicultural Book Publishing
Veronica Creech; Pat Cummings; Hannah Ehrlich; Wade Hudson; Brian Kenney; Vanesse Lloyd Sgambati; Mutiya Vision
12pm (ET)
Approx. 2 hr. 33 min.
2014 Eagle Forum Collegians Leadership Summit - Part I
Multiple Authors
2:30pm (ET)
Approx. 26 min.
"On My Watch - Leadership, Innovation, and Personal Resilience"
Martha Johnson
3pm (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
6pm (ET)
Approx. 57 min.
Encore Booknotes: "Posterity: Letters of Great Americans to Their Children"
Dorie McCullough Lawson
7pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 3 min.
"Making David into Goliath: How the World Turned Against Israel"
Joshua Muravchik
8pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 9 min.
"When Men Betray"
Webb Hubbell

Sunday, July 27th

12:15am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 5 min.
"Poison Spring: The Secret History of Pollution and the EPA"
E.G. Vallianatos
1:30am (ET)
Approx. 45 min.
"Sally Ride: America's First Woman in Space"
Lynn Sherr
4:45am (ET)
Approx. 28 min.
FreedomFest 2014: P.J. O'Rourke, Charles Murray, and John Allison on Big Government
John Allison; Charles Murray; P.J. O'Rourke
5:15am (ET)
Approx. 53 min.
"Capital in the Twenty-First Century" & "A Fighting Chance"
Thomas Piketty; Sen. Elizabeth Warren
8:30am (ET)
Approx. 59 min.
2014 Harlem Book Fair: Conversation with Tracey Syphax
Elizabeth Nunez; Tracey Syphax
9:30am (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
10:45am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 7 min.
"Dead Men Ruling: How to Restore Fiscal Freedom and Rescue Our Future"
Eugene Steuerle
2pm (ET)
Approx. 2 hr. 4 min.
2014 Eagle Forum Collegians Leadership Summit - Part II
Multiple Authors
4pm (ET)
Approx. 26 min.
2014 Harlem Book Fair: State of African American Literature
Malaika Adero
4:30pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 43 min.
"The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters"
Gregory Zuckerman
6:15pm (ET)
Approx. 46 min.
2014 Gaithersburg Book Festival: Panel on the Book Industry
Multiple Panelists
11pm (ET)
Approx. 56 min.
"West of the Revolution: An Uncommon History of 1776"
Claudio Saunt

Monday, July 28th

2am (ET)
Approx. 55 min.
"The Road to Global Prosperity"
Michael Mandelbaum
6am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 19 min.
"The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap"
Matt Taibbi

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.