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  • After Words with Leonard Mlodinow

    After Words with Leonard Mlodinow

    Theoretical physicist Leonard Mlodinow explores advances in the study of emotion in psychology & neuroscience, which suggest that the power of feelings are as important to our success as thinking. He’s interviewed by neuroscientist & author Lisa Barr

  • In Depth with Sheryll Cashin

    In Depth with Sheryll Cashin

    Author and Georgetown University law professor Sheryll Cashin joins Book TV to talk and take calls about race relations and inequality in America. Her many books include “The Failures of Integration” and “White Space, Black Hood.”

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  • After Words with Randy Barnett and Evan Bernick

    After Words with Randy Barnett and Evan Bernick

    The 14th Amendment was the subject of law professors Randy Barnett and Evan Bernick’s book, The Original Meaning of the Fourteenth Amendment. Georgetown University Law Center constitutional law professor Randy Barnett and Northern Illinois University College…

  • After Words with Representative David Price

    After Words with Representative David Price

    From his perspective as a longtime member of Congress and a political scientist, Representative David Price (D-NC) discussed the rules and role of Congress, how it has changed over time and how the legislative body can function better . He was interviewed by…

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  • <em>Lady Editor</em>

    Lady Editor

    Hudson Institute senior fellow Melanie Kilpatrick talked about her biography of Godey’s Lady’s Book editor Sarah Josepha Hale, considered one of the most influential women in America during the 19th century. This virtual event was hosted by the Hudson…

  • <em>Gaming AI</em>

    Gaming AI

    Futurist and economist George Gilder, author of Gaming AI," talked about the future of artificial intelligence and the belief that AI machines will one day take over the planet. This virtual event was hosted by the Independent Institute in Oakland,…

  • <em>Saving Grace</em>

    Saving Grace

    CNN senior political analyst Kirsten Powers provided her thoughts on how to navigate divisions in our culture without sacrificing your beliefs or emotional well-being. Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C., hosted this virtual event.

  • <em>The Vanishing</em>

    The Vanishing

    Janine di Giovanni, journalist and senior fellow at Yale University’s Jackson Institute, reported on the plight of Christian communities in Syria, Egypt, Iraq, and Palestine. This virtual event was hosted by the Jackson Institute in New Haven, Connecticut.

  • In Depth with Allen Guelzo

    In Depth with Allen Guelzo

    Author and historian Allen Guelzo joined Book TV to talk and take calls about the early intellectual history of the United States, the Civil War, the Reconstruction era, Abraham Lincoln, Robert E. Lee, and more. Mr. Guelzo, who has taught at Harvard and Princeton, serves as a board…

  • <em>The Matter of Black Lives</em>

    The Matter of Black Lives

    New Yorker staff writer Jelani Cobb and editor David Remnick discussed the New Yorker's articles on race throughout its history. This virtual program was part of the 2021 Miami Book Fair.

  • <em>Franchise</em>

    Franchise

    Georgetown University Professor Marcia Chatelain talked about her Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Franchise, which examines the role that fast food franchises have played in African American entrepreneurship and economic empowerment since the late 1960s. This event was…

  • Discussion on the Legacies of Amistad and Zora Neale Hurston

    Discussion on the Legacies of Amistad and Zora Neale Hurston

    The New York Publilc Library’s Schomburg Center hosted a discussion on the legacy of book publisher Amistad as well as the work of the late novelist Zora Neale Hurston. The speakers included Amistad vice president and editorial director Tracy Sherrod, Amistad…

  • <em>Read Until You Understand</em>

    Read Until You Understand

    Farah Jasmine Griffin, Columbia University chair of the African American and African Diaspora Studies Department, looked at the writings of Black authors and public intellectuals to address issues of equality and freedom. This was a virtual event hosted by…

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