3,511Oct 28, 2006
Book Discussion on Freedom: The Story of My Second Life
Malika Oufkir talked about her book Freedom: The Story of My Second Life, published by Miramax.
She was interviewed on the BookTV Bus at the 2006 Texas Book Festival.
1,842Sep 3, 2009
Book Discussion on Is the Welfare State Justified?
Daniel Shapiro talked about his book Is the Welfare State Justified? (Cambridge University Press; July 9, 2007). In the book he examines the values and principles of the people who support ...
1,521Apr 29, 2007
Religion and Culture Panel
The panelists, moderated by Thane Rosenbaum, debated the topic, “Religion and Culture: Do They Mix?” They also talked about their books on opposing sides of the religion and culture ...
1,489Sep 3, 2009
Book Discussion on Native America, Discovered and Conquered
Robert Miller talked about his book Native America, Discovered and Conquered: Thomas Jefferson, Lewis and Clark, and Manifest Destiny (Bison Books; July 1, 2008). In the book Professor Miller ...
1,236Oct 28, 2006
Book Discussion on The River of Doubt
Candice Millard talked about her book The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt’s Darkest Journey, published by Doubleday. The book is about Theodore Roosevelt’s trip down an ...
1,186Sep 3, 2009
Book Discussion on Brace for Impact
Thomas Lewis talked about his book Brace for Impact: Surviving the Crash of the Industrial Age by Sustainable Living (Outskirts Press; October 9, 2009). In his book he analyzes the gathering ...
1,170Sep 3, 2009
Book Discussion on They Always Said I Would Marry A White Girl
Robert Moore talked about his book They Always Said I Would Marry a White Girl: Coming to Grips with Race in America (Hamilton Books; March 29, 2007).
He was interviewed by the C-SPAN Bus ...
974Sep 3, 2009
Book Discussion on Why Confederates Fought
Aaron Sheehan-Dean talked about his book Why Confederates Fought: Family and Nation in Civil War Virginia (The University of North Carolina Press; November 26, 2007).
He was interviewed ...
867Apr 29, 2006
Gore Vidal Interview
Gore Vidal was interviewed about his life and work. Topics included growing older, the media, writing as a profession, presidents and politics, and his grandfather who was blind.
819Sep 3, 2009
Book Discussion on Capture the Flag
Woden Teachout talked about her book Capture the Flag: A Political History of American Patriotism (Basic Books; May 25, 2009). In her book she teraces how the meanings of patriotic symbols ...
729Sep 3, 2009
Book Discussion on American Royalty
Matthew Corrigan talked about his book American Royalty: The Bush and Clinton Families and the Danger to the American Presidency (Palgrave Macmillan; May 27, 2008). In his book he book ...
715Sep 3, 2009
Book Discussion on Great Things Are Expected from The Virginians
Michael Cecere talked about his book Great Things Are Expected from the Virginians: Virginia in the American Revolution (Heritage Books; May 1, 2009).
He was interviewed by the crew of ...
645Sep 3, 2009
Book Discussion on Concise Historical Atlas of the U.S. Civil War
Aaron Sheehan-Dean talked about his book Concise Historical Atlas of the U.S. Civil War (Oxford University Press, USA; December 2, 2008). The book contains maps of military campaigns and ...
538Nov 19, 2006
Art of the Biographer
James Atlas moderated a panel of biographers who talked about their books and about writing biographies. After their presentations they answered questions from members of the audience.
511Sep 3, 2009
Book Discussion on A Home on the Field
Paul Cuadros talked about his book A Home on the Field: How One Championship Team Inspires Hope for the Revival of Small Town America (Rayo; September 5, 2006). In his book he recounts the ...
440Sep 3, 2009
Book Discussion on Ethical Leadership in Turbulent Times
Gerald Pops talked about his book Ethical Leadership in Turbulent Times: Modeling the Public Career of George C. Marshall (Lexington Books; June 28, 2009).
He was interviewed on the ...
440Feb 10, 2006
Book Discussion on LSU in the Eye of the Storm
Sean O’Keefe was interviewed about the book LSU in the Eye of the Storm: A University Model for Disaster Relief, published by Louisiana State University Press. The book is about ...
410Sep 3, 2009
Book Discussion on The Last Lawyer
John Temple talked about his book The Last Lawyer: The Fight to Save Death Row Inmates (University Press of Mississippi; September 24, 2009). In the book he chronicles Ken Rose’s ...
363Sep 3, 2009
Book Discussion on Oregon Indians
Stephen Beckham talked about the book he edited Oregon Indians: Voices from Two Centuries (Oregon State University Press; May 2006). It is a collection of original documents with essays ...
339Aug 19, 2006
Book Discussion on The Shame of the Nation
Jonathan Kozol talked about his book The Shame of the Nation: The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America, published by Crown.
He was interviewed by the BookTV Bus at the ...
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