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  • In Depth with Carol Anderson

    In Depth with Carol Anderson

    Author and Emory University professor Carol Anderson joins Book TV to talk and take calls about voting rights, gun regulation, and race in America. Her books include “White Rage” and “The Second,” about the history and impact of the Second Amendment.

  • After Words with Deborah Birx

    After Words with Deborah Birx

    Dr. Deborah Birx provided her first-hand account of the Trump administration’s response to the COVID-19 health crisis and discussed preventing the next pandemic. She was interviewed by Georgetown University law professor and director of the Institute for…

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  • After Words with Senator Raphael Warnock

    After Words with Senator Raphael Warnock

    Senator Raphael Warnock (D-GA) talks about his life, faith and journey in politics. He was interviewed by Congressman James Clyburn (D-SC), Democratic Whip of the U.S. House of Representatives.

  • After Words with Christine Emba

    After Words with Christine Emba

    Washington Post columnist Christine Emba offered her thoughts on sexual consent and societal attitudes toward sex in the 21st century. She was interviewed by author Donna Freitas.

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  • After Words with Kellyanne Conway

    After Words with Kellyanne Conway

    Political consultant Kellyanne Conway was the first woman to manage a winning presidential campaign. She shared insights into the 2016 campaign and her time in the Trump administration, and offered her thoughts on the media and the political climate in…

  • <em>Dragonslayers</em>


    Larry Schweikart, professor of history at the University of Dayton, talked about six presidents - Lincoln, Grover Cleveland, Theodore Roosevelt, JFK, Reagan, and Trump - who he says took on the Washington “swamp” after taking office. This event was hosted by…

  • After Words with Jason Riley

    After Words with Jason Riley

    Wall Street Journal columnist Jason Riley argued that the policies during the Trump administration improved the economic lives of Black people. He was interviewed by Trumpa administration former Acting Chair of the Council on Economic Advisers Tomas…

  • <em>Chasing the Light</em>

    Chasing the Light

    Director and screenwriter Oliver Stone spoke about his life and film career. The Palm Beach Book Festival in Florida hosted this event.

  • <em>Recessional</em>


    Playwright and screenwriter David Mamet discussed his book of essays on free speech, the culture wars, religion, and other topics. This event was held at the Ronald Reagan Library in Simi Valley, California.

  • <em>Gathering Blossoms Under Fire - The Journals of Alice Walker</em>

    Gathering Blossoms Under Fire - The Journals of Alice Walker

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alice Walker spoke about her development as a writer and activist. The Dallas Museum of the Arts hosted this virtual program.

  • <em>American Muckraker</em>

    American Muckraker

    James O’Keefe, founder of Project Veritas, talked about his career as a journalist and the state of the profession today. This event, hosted by Project Veritas, was held in Rancho Mirage, California.

  • Open Phones with Lily Geismer

    Open Phones with Lily Geismer

    Claremont McKenna College history professor Lily Geismer argues that over the last forty years the Democratic party has exacerbated economic inequality. She took viewer phone calls about her book at the 2022 Tucson Festival of Books held at the University of…

  • <em>False Alarm</em>

    False Alarm

    Bjorn Lomborg, president of the Copenhagen Consensus Center, argued that overblown fears of climate change are costing time and resources that are badly needed elsewhere. This event was part of the 2022 Steamboat Institute Energy Conference held in Steamboat…

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