Filter by

Booknotes

Videos

Sorted by Most Recent Event
Showing 1 - of 809 Show 100
  • Last Aired

    Den of Thieves

    James Stewart, editor of the Wall Street Journal, talked about his book, Den of Thieves. He described the insider trading scandals of the 1980s and its effects on Wall Street and the U.S.…

    2,613 views
  • Last Aired

    The Tragedy of American Compassion

    The author discussed his book, The Tragedy of American Compassion, published by Regnery Publishing of Washington, D.C. The book describes how Americans successfully fought poverty before…

    2,717 views
  • Booknotes Final Episode Behind the Scenes

    C-SPAN took viewers behind the scenes for the taping of the final episode of Booknotes. The episode featured author Mark Edmunson discussing his book, Why Read?

    3,509 views
  • Last Aired

    Why Read?

    Professor Edmundson talks about his book Why Read?, published by Bloomsbury USA. The book is on the relationship between a liberal arts education and literature. The author writes that…

    8,538 views
  • Last Aired

    Franklin Pierce: New Hampshire's Favorite Son

    Author Peter Wallner talked about his book Franklin Pierce: New Hampshire’s Favorite Son, published by Plaidswede Publishing during Pierce’s bicentennial year. Mr. Wallner said that Pierce may be the…

    2,647 views
  • Last Aired

    Past Imperfect: Facts, Fictions, Frauds

    Peter Charles Hoffer talked about his book Past Imperfect: Facts, Fictions, Frauds - American History from Bancroft and Parkman to Ambrose, Bellisles, Ellis, and Goodwin, published by…

    3,132 views
  • Last Aired

    Will in the World: Shakespeare

    Stephen Greenblatt talked about his book Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare, published by W.W. Norton and Company. He described England during Shakespeare’s time and discussed how the…

    4,546 views
  • Last Aired

    The Wastrels of Defense

    Winslow Wheeler talked about his book “The Wastrels of Defense: How Congress Sabotages U.S. Security", published by Naval Institute Press. He spoke about his experiences as a Congressional staff member and…

    716 views
  • Last Aired

    Character: Profiles in Presidential Courage

    Mr. Wallace talked about his book Character: Profiles in Presidential Courage, published by Rugged Land. He discussed several notable events that he argues involved courageous decisions on the…

    1,869 views
  • Last Aired

    The Mystery Of Olga Chekhova

    Antony Beevor discussed his book, The Mystery of Olga Chekhova, published by Viking Press. Mr. Beevor related the tale of how one family survived the Russian revolution, the civil war, the…

    3,117 views
  • Last Aired

    Inside the Beltway: Offbeat Stories

    Mr. McCaslin talked about his book Inside The Beltway: Offbeat Stories, Scoops, and Shenanigans from Around the Nation’s Capital, published by WND Books. He shared some of the stories and little-known…

    1,192 views
  • Last Aired

    Politics: Observations and Arguments, 1966-2004

    Hendrik Hertzberg talked about his book "Politics: Observations and Arguments, 1966-2004", published by The Penguin Press. Mr. Hertzberg discussed a number of aspects of the political…

    762 views
  • Last Aired

    Adams vs. Jefferson: The Election of 1800

    Professor Ferling talked about his book Adams Vs. Jefferson: The Tumultuous Election of 1800, published by Oxford University Press. Professor Ferling discussed the formation of political…

    6,009 views
  • Last Aired

    America's Right Turn

    Mr. Viguerie talked about his book America’s Right Turn: How Conservatives Used New and Alternative Media to Take Power, published by Bonus Books. He traced the success of conservative politicians and…

    651 views
  • Last Aired

    Reagan and Gorbachev: How the Cold War Ended

    Ambassador Jack Matlock talked about his book Reagan and Gorbachev: How the Cold War Ended, published by Random House. He spoke about his experiences as a diplomat, and how those…

    1,279 views
  • Last Aired

    Speaker

    Representative Dennis Hastert (R-IL) talked about his autobiography, Speaker: Lessons from 40 Years in Coaching and Politics, published by Regnery Publishing. He described his careers in high…

    1,032 views
  • Last Aired

    Bushworld: Enter at Your Own Risk

    Author Maureen Dowd talked about her book, Bushworld: Enter At Your Own Risk, published by Putnam Publishing Group. The book is a collection of her newspaper columns on various aspects of President George W.…

    1,329 views
  • Last Aired

    The Essential America: Our Founders and the Liberal Tradition

    Former Ambassador George McGovern talked about his book The Essential America: Our Founders and the Liberal Tradition, published by Simon and Schuster. Mr. McGovern identified liberalism as the fundamental…

    655 views
  • Last Aired

    Public Enemies: America's Greatest Crime Wave

    Author Bryan Burrough talked about his book Public Enemies: America’s Greatest Crime Wave and the Birth of the FBI, 1933-34, published by The Penguin Press. He described the lives of some…

    2,278 views
  • Last Aired

    Why Lincoln Matters

    Mario Cuomo, the former governor of New York (1983-95), discussed his book Why Lincoln Matters: Today More Than Ever, published by Harcourt. His book discussed how the modern Republican…

    1,662 views
  • Load 20 More