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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 09:30 PM
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Book TV Schedule: December 15th - 17th


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C-SPAN2's Book TV: December 15-17
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Insightful author interviews
Saturday 9 PM, Sunday 6 PM and 9 PM ET
In Day of Reckoning: How Hubris, Ideology, and Greed Are Tearing America Apart, Patrick Buchanan says that America is facing a crisis from which it may not survive. He argues that the effects of mass immigration, ineffective foreign policy, an overextended military, and the worship of "free trade" are leading the country on a path of destruction. Mr. Buchanan offers recommendations on these and other issues that he says would rescue America from itself. Patrick Buchanan discusses his book with Diana West, syndicated columnist for the Washington Times and author of The Death of the Grown-Up: How America's Arrested Development Is Bringing Down Western Civilization.


Weekend Highlights
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Stanley Tookie Williams, Blue Rage, Black Redemption: A Memoir
Stanley Tookie Williams was the co-founder for the Los Angeles gang the Crips and was sentenced to Death Row in 1981. During his time in prison Mr. Williams became an anti-gang activist and was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize five times for his work. A panel of former colleagues and friends discuss Mr. Williams memoir, Blue Rage, Black Redemption. The panelists include Melvin Hardy, Tom Hayden, Mike Farrell, and Barbara Becnel who wrote the epilogue to the book. The discussion of Mr. Williams' book occured at the Hollywood United Methodist Church in Hollywood, California.
(Saturday 7 PM, Sunday 12 PM and Monday 6 AM ET)

Ben Kiernan, Blood and Soil: A World History of Genocide and Extermination from Sparta to Darfur
Ben Kiernan, founding director of the Genocide Studies project at Yale University documents a global history of genocide. Mr. Kiernan's study is divided into three parts, Early Imperial Expansion, Settler Colonialism and Twentieth-Century Genocides. Ben Kiernan discusses his book at the Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
(Saturday 2:30 PM, Sunday 3:30 AM ET)

Michael Barone, The Almanac of American Politics, 2008
Michael Barone presents a comprehensive political reference guide in The Almanac of American Politics, 2008. The book profiles every member of Congress and every governor and offers an in-depth look at the politics of each of the fifty states and House districts.
(Sunday 8 AM and 5 PM ET)

Elizabeth D. Samet, Soldier's Heart: Reading Literature Through Peace and War at West Point
Elizabeth Samet, English professor at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, details the ways she teaches literature to her students who are going to war. Ms. Samet discusses her book at 192 Books in New York City.
(Sunday 10:30 AM and 10 PM ET)




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Program times are approximate. All times are Eastern Time (ET). Past &


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Saturday, December 15, 2007

8:00 AM 1 hr, 1 min Zoom: The Global Race to Fuel the Car of the Future
Authors: Daniel Kammen; Vijay Vaitheeswaran

9:00 AM 1 hr, 33 min Charm Offensive: How China's Soft Power Is Transforming the World
Author: Joshua Kurlantzick

10:30 AM 1 hr, 31 min Tough Liberal: Albert Shanker and the Battles Over Schools, Unions, Race, and Democracy
Author: Richard Kahlenberg

12:00 PM 59 min History
The Immortalists: Charles Lindbergh, Dr. Alexis Carrel, and Their Daring Quest to Live Forever
Author: David Friedman

1:00 PM 1 hr, 13 min History
Troublesome Young Men
Author: Lynne Olson

2:30 PM 1 hr Blood and Soil: A World History of Genocide and Extermination from Sparta to Darfur
Author: Ben Kiernan

3:30 PM 59 min Encore Booknotes
Sinclair Lewis: Rebel From Main Street
Author: Richard Lingeman

4:30 PM 1 hr, 28 min History
Almost A Miracle: The American Victory in the War of Independence
Author: John Ferling

7:00 PM 1 hr, 50 min Public Lives
Panel Discussion of "Blue Rage, Black Redemption: A Memoir" by Stanley Tookie Williams
Author: Stanley Tookie Williams

9:00 PM 56 min After Words: Patrick Buchanan author of "Day of Reckoning: How Hubris, Ideology, and Greed Are Tearing America Apart " interviewed by Diana West

10:00 PM 1 hr, 21 min History
American Inquisition: The Hunt for Japanese Americans Disloyalty in World War II
Author: Eric Muller


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Sunday, December 16, 2007

12:00 AM 1 hr, 40 min Camelot and the Cultural Revolution: How the Assassination of John F. Kennedy Shattered American Liberalism
Author: James Piereson

2:00 AM 1 hr, 16 min History
Ellery's Protest: How One Young Man Defied Tradition and Sparked the Battle Over School Prayer
Author: Stephen D. Solomon

4:15 AM 1 hr, 40 min Camelot and the Cultural Revolution: How the Assassination of John F. Kennedy Shattered American Liberalism
Author: James Piereson

6:00 AM 1 hr, 59 min Violent Politics: A History of Insurgency, Terrorism & Guerrilla War, from the American Revolution to Iraq
Author: William Polk

8:00 AM 1 hr, 8 min The Almanac of American Politics, 2008
Author: Michael Barone

9:15 AM 1 hr, 15 min Politics
The Missing Class: Portraits of the Near Poor in America
Authors: Victor Chen; Katherine Newman

10:30 AM 31 min Soldier's Heart: Reading Literature Through Peace and War at West Point
Author: Elizabeth Samet

11:00 AM 1 hr, 3 min Break Through: From the Death of Environmentalism to the Politics of Possibility
Authors: Ted Nordhaus; Michael Shellenberger

12:00 PM 1 hr, 50 min Public Lives
Panel Discussion of "Blue Rage, Black Redemption: A Memoir" by Stanley Tookie Williams
Author: Stanley Tookie Williams

2:00 PM 1 hr, 40 min Camelot and the Cultural Revolution: How the Assassination of John F. Kennedy Shattered American Liberalism
Author: James Piereson

4:00 PM 51 min The Paranoia Switch: How Terror Rewires Our Brains and Reshapes Our Behavior -- And How We Can Reclaim Our Courage
Author: Martha Stout

4:45 PM 1 hr, 8 min The Almanac of American Politics, 2008
Author: Michael Barone

6:00 PM 56 min After Words: Patrick Buchanan author of "Day of Reckoning: How Hubris, Ideology, and Greed Are Tearing America Apart " interviewed by Diana West

7:00 PM 1 hr, 45 min Ex Mex: From Migrants to Immigrants
Author: Jorge Castaneda

9:00 PM 56 min After Words: Patrick Buchanan author of "Day of Reckoning: How Hubris, Ideology, and Greed Are Tearing America Apart " interviewed by Diana West

10:00 PM 31 min Soldier's Heart: Reading Literature Through Peace and War at West Point
Author: Elizabeth Samet

10:30 PM 1 hr, 16 min History
No Simple Victory: World War II in Europe, 1939-1945
Author: Norman Davies


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Monday, December 17, 2007

12:00 AM 56 min After Words: Patrick Buchanan author of "Day of Reckoning: How Hubris, Ideology, and Greed Are Tearing America Apart " interviewed by Diana West

1:00 AM 57 min Politics
The Conservative Ascendancy: How the GOP Right Made Political History
Author: Donald Critchlow

2:00 AM 51 min The Paranoia Switch: How Terror Rewires Our Brains and Reshapes Our Behavior -- And How We Can Reclaim Our Courage
Author: Martha Stout

3:00 AM 56 min After Words: Patrick Buchanan author of "Day of Reckoning: How Hubris, Ideology, and Greed Are Tearing America Apart " interviewed by Diana West

4:00 AM 1 hr, 56 min Less Safe, Less Free: Why America Is Losing the War on Terror
Author: David Cole

6:00 AM 1 hr, 50 min Public Lives
Panel Discussion of "Blue Rage, Black Redemption: A Memoir" by Stanley Tookie Williams
Author: Stanley Tookie Williams

http://www.booktv.org/schedule.aspx



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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 09:31 PM
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1. Damn! You have to be so fast around here!
lol

:)
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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 10:42 PM
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3. ...
:)


:hug:
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Kurovski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-15-07 07:09 AM
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4. Bada Bing! Lucky #5.
:hi:
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Bozita Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 10:15 PM
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2. Thank you, Viva
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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-15-07 07:38 AM
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5. Thank you, Boz!
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Kurovski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-15-07 02:03 PM
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6. Kick!
Thanks, Vivala. :hug:
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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-15-07 04:00 PM
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7. ah! we have a superstar in our midst!
7 DUzys in one week!

We're very proud of you, Master!
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Kurovski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-15-07 05:33 PM
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8. Did that guy ask you anything more about that job?
If you ever need someone to sit at a computer and write crazy crap all day, please, let me know.

I can't afford Chee-tos and Mr. Pibb any more.

Thank you, says this big frog. :loveya:
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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-15-07 05:54 PM
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9. Nope, but I didn't expect him to...
The pay is crap compared to what it should be. :(
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SalmonChantedEvening Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-15-07 06:06 PM
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10. Eye Keek 4 Ewe :)
:hi: Viva

:hug: :loveya:
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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-15-07 07:22 PM
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12. lovely man...
I got your card a few days ago. :loveya:



:hug:
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SalmonChantedEvening Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-15-07 09:23 PM
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14. Aww, Viva hun :)
Wunnerful! Glad it made it :)

Was a lil worried, what with the ugly weather, that it might take a while.

Regards
Murray Eggzmas ;)

:hug: :loveya: :toast:
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Kurovski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-15-07 09:26 PM
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15. You better not be cheating on me.
Because, it sounds like you are.

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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-15-07 10:20 PM
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17. just bein' friendly
:D
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Kurovski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-15-07 10:38 PM
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18. Don't make me cry, now.
I know how charming that "Salmon" character can be.

No swimming up-stream behind my back.
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Judi Lynn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-15-07 06:50 PM
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11. This is so helpful. Thank you very much. Kicking.
:kick: :kick: :kick:


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Kurovski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-15-07 09:28 PM
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16. Those pics are very funny.
The second one is hysterical. Perfect.
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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-15-07 07:25 PM
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13. One more.
:kick:
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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-16-07 12:00 AM
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19. Kick!
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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-16-07 12:06 PM
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20. kick!
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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-16-07 12:24 PM
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21. The Tookie Wilson memorial is just heartbreaking.
I didn't know how bad that case was. :(
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flashl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-16-07 03:04 PM
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23. DP work is heartbreaking.
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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-16-07 03:02 PM
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22. The Paranoia Switch Kick!
In her book, "The Paranoia Switch," psychologist Martha Stout describes the American public's fear-based responses to terrorist attacks, global warming, and natural disasters and offers advice about how to curb those fears.

Martha Stout is a psychologist and former professor at the Harvard Medical School. She is the author of "The Myth of Sanity" and "The Sociopath Next Door."

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