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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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  • <em>The Enigma of Clarence Thomas</em>

    The Enigma of Clarence Thomas

    Political science Professor Corey Robin talked about his book, The Enigma of Clarence Thomas, in which he examined Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas’s jurisprudence through his writings and speeches.

  • <em>The Authority of the Court & the Peril of Politics</em>

    The Authority of the Court & the Peril of Politics

    In his new book, Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer cautioned against attempts to reform the high court. He was in conversation with CNN legal analyst Joan Biskupic. Smithsonian Associates hosted this virtual event at the National Portrait Gallery in…

  • <em>The Essential Scalia</em>

    The Essential Scalia

    Jeffrey Sutton, U.S. Court of Appeals Judge for the Sixth Circuit and former law clerk to Justice Antonin Scalia, discussed a collection of the late Supreme Court justice’s writings.

  • <em>Justice on the Brink</em>

    Justice on the Brink

    Legal journalist and Yale Law Professor Linda Greenhouse examined how the Supreme Court has changed in the past two years. This virtual program was part of the 2021 Miami Book Fair.

  • <em>Saving Nine</em>

    Saving Nine

    Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) talked about his book, “Saving Nine,” in which he argues against adding seats to the Supreme Court. This event was hosted by the Heritage Foundation in Washington, DC.

  • <em>How to Think Like a Lawyer--and Why - A Common-Sense Guide to Everyday Dilemmas</em>

    How to Think Like a Lawyer--and Why - A Common-Sense Guide to Everyday Dilemmas

    Law professor Kim Wehle offered her thoughts on how thinking like a lawyer can help to breakdown complex issues into understandable information that helps to make informed decisions. Kramer’s Bookstore in Washington, D.C., hosted this event.

  • <em>The Great Dissenter</em>

    The Great Dissenter

    Supreme Court Justice John Marshall Harlan opposed limits on civil liberties and dissented in the 1896 “separate but equal” Plessy v. Ferguson case. Former Politico executive editor Peter Canellos looked at the justice’s career in his book, The Great…

  • About Books Kukula Book Review Award

    About Books Kukula Book Review Award

    Publishing industry news and insider interviews, and a look at current non-fiction books featured on C-SPAN’s BookTV. In this episode we talked to the winners of the Washington Monthly’s Kuklula Book Review Awards.

  • In Depth with Carol Swain

    In Depth with Carol Swain

    Carol Swain, former professor of political science and law at Vanderbilt University and vice chair of President Trump’s 1776 Commission, joined us to talk and take calls about critical race theory, the 1619 Project, immigration and more. Her books include Be…

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