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6:00 am CT Approx. 45 min. LIVE Open Phones Pedro Echevarria Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “Do you have confidence in ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “Do you have confidence in congressional leadership to avoid the "fiscal cliff?'” "Fiscal cliff" refers to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if congress failed to reach a budget agreement. 5:27 am CT Approx. 33 min. Florida Governor Rick Scott at the Federalist Society Dean Reuter; Richard Scott Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) spoke at the Federalist Society’s annual national lawyers ... Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) spoke at the Federalist Society’s annual national lawyers convention. He urged the members of the National Lawyers Convention to band together and demand fiscal management, conservative solutions, and economic growth from the federal government. He said conservative solutions like cutting taxes and eliminating regulations work and they will preserve the American dream. Governor Scott also talked about governing in Florida and his focus on expanding employment. He said he would work with Secretary Sebelius and the administration to reduce the cost of health care and increase access.
The Federalist Society held its annual National Lawyers Convention at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. The theme for the 2012 convention was “The Future of U.S. Constitutional Law in the Supreme Court.”
3:53 am CT Approx. 2 hr. 11 min. Gender Issues and the 2012 Election Panelists talked about women’s issues that punctuated the 2012 election, including ... Panelists talked about women’s issues that punctuated the 2012 election, including women’s health and reproductive rights, marriage equality, poverty, and political participation. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
“State of the Nation: Gender, Sexuality and the 2012 Elections” was a program of The Institute for Research on Women and Gender at Columbia University and The Anna Julia Cooper Project on Gender, Race and Politics in the South at Tulane University. It was held in Columbia University’s Schermerhorn Hall and co-sponsored by the Center for Gender and Sexuality Law, the Heyman Center for the Humanities, the Institute for Research in African-American Studies, the Department of Political Science, the Department of History, the Department of Sociology, and the Department of Anthropology.
6:48 am CT Approx. 46 min. LIVE Federal Investigations and Email Privacy Julian Sanchez; Pedro Echevarria Julian Sanchez talked about the complexities of email privacy laws, in particular for federal ... Julian Sanchez talked about the complexities of email privacy laws, in particular for federal investigations, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Email privacy had been in the news due to the FBI’s investigation of emails between former director of the CIA David Petraeus' and his biographer Paula Broadwell. Topics included the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, which gave the FBI and other agencies a great deal of authority in gaining access to emails. Mr Sanchez explained some of the many assumptions that had changed during the 16 years since the law was enacted in 1986, and discussed the possibility of updating electronic privacy laws. 6:02 am CT Approx. 57 min. Senator Mike Lee at the Federalist Society Michael Lee; Leonard Leo Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) spoke at the Federalist Society’s annual national lawyers ... Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) spoke at the Federalist Society’s annual national lawyers convention. He talked about the Affordable Care Act, the presidential election and its outcome, and judicial nominations. He said the Supreme Court’s Affordable Care Act decision was not something judicial conservatives could accept or embrace. Senator Lee said Justice Roberts' decision was a “sharp aberration from the standard he had established early in his career.” He also talked about the possibility of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) attempting to change the Senate’s filibuster rules in the next Congress.
The former constitutional lawyer spoke before lawyers at an annual convention sponsored by the Federalist Society at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. The theme for the 2012 convention was “The Future of U.S. Constitutional Law in the Supreme Court.”
6:07 am CT Approx. 52 min. Divided Government and Bipartisanship Senator Joe Lieberman (I-CT), former Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott (R-MI), and former Senator ... Senator Joe Lieberman (I-CT), former Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott (R-MI), and former Senator James Sasser (D-TN) discussed the role of divided government. They focused on the “fiscal cliff,” that includes the expiring tax cuts and automatic spending cuts put in place by the 2011 Budget Control Act. They agreed that resolving it would require leadership, some political sacrifices, and bipartisanship from all involved. They thought it would be possible, but unlikely. Other topics included the results of the 2012 presidential election. They responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Making Government Work” was a panel of the Wall Street Journal CEO Council’s fifth annual meeting, held at the Four Seasons Hotel.
7:37 am CT Approx. 42 min. LIVE Carbon Dioxide Emissions Tax Charles Komanoff; Pedro Echevarria Charles Komanoff discussed both Republican and Democratic Party proposals for taxing carbon ... Charles Komanoff discussed both Republican and Democratic Party proposals for taxing carbon dioxide emissions as a way to raise revenue, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the reasons for such a tax, methods of calculation, and partisan positions on the efficacy and implementation of a carbon tax. 7:01 am CT Approx. 59 min. Book Discussion on Sovereignty or Submission John Fonte Author John Fonte talked about his book, Sovereignty or Submission: Will Americans Rule ... Author John Fonte talked about his book, Sovereignty or Submission: Will Americans Rule Themselves or be Ruled by Others, in which he describes the struggle between global governance and America’s constitutional democracy. The book was the recipient of 2012s Paolucci/Bagehot Book Award. 7:01 am CT Approx. 19 min. Dole Institute of Politics Oral History Project Richard Smith Richard Norton Smith talked about the origins and purpose of the oral history project at the ... Richard Norton Smith talked about the origins and purpose of the oral history project at the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics. He is a former director of the institute.
8:23 am CT Approx. 38 min. LIVE Fungal Menigitis Outbreak Anna Edney; Pedro Echevarria Anna Edney discussed issues raised at the House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on the 2012 ... Anna Edney discussed issues raised at the House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on the 2012 meningitis outbreak that killed 32 people from contaminated drugs supplied by a Massachusetts-based compounding pharmacy. Several of the legislators asked pointed questions about the role of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the oversight of compounding pharmacies. Topics included statistics surrounding the outbreak, and Republican and Democratic reactions to steps taken by the FDA. Ms. Edney also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 8:14 am CT Approx. 40 min. Book Discussion on Regulating to Disaster Diana Furchtgott-Roth; Howard Husock Diana Furchtgott-Roth talked about he book, Regulating to Disaster: How Green Jobs Policies Are ... Diana Furchtgott-Roth talked about he book, Regulating to Disaster: How Green Jobs Policies Are Damaging America’s Economy, in which she takes a critical look at President Obama’s “green jobs” initiative and argues that it hurt the economy. This event was hosted by the Manhattan Institute in New York City. 7:21 am CT Approx. 52 min. James Baker Oral History Interview James Baker; Richard Smith Former Secretary of State and of the Treasury James Baker talked about his career. He also ... Former Secretary of State and of the Treasury James Baker talked about his career. He also talked about former Senator Robert Dole (R-KS). Topics included the 1976, 1980, and 1988 presidential races, Senator Dole’s legislative activities, the relationship between Senator Dole and President George H.W. Bush, and Senator Dole’s political legacy.
This never-before-aired interview with historian Richard Norton Smith is part of an oral history project at the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas. The location of this interview is not known.
9:01 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 42 min. Public Diplomacy in the Obama Administration's Second Term State Department and former Obama and George W. Bush administration officials talked about U.S. ... State Department and former Obama and George W. Bush administration officials talked about U.S. diplomacy in President Obama’s second term. Among the topics they addressed were student exchange programs and the operation of media programs such as the Voice of America. They responded to questions from the audience. 8:56 am CT Approx. 1 min. Fairs and Festivals 11-15-12 A list of book fairs and festivals from November 15, 2012. A list of book fairs and festivals from November 15, 2012. 8:16 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 42 min. African-American Women and the National Park Service National Park Service rangers and administrators talked about the importance of historic sites to ... National Park Service rangers and administrators talked about the importance of historic sites to African Americans, including the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House in Washington, DC, the Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site in Richmond, Virgina, and Fort Monroe near Hampton, Virginia. They responded to questions from the audience.
10:44 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Al-Qaida Influence in Yemen Daniel Byman; Gregory Johnsen; Ibrahim Sharqieh Panelists talked about the rise and influence of al-Qaida in Yemen and U.S. efforts to effectively ... Panelists talked about the rise and influence of al-Qaida in Yemen and U.S. efforts to effectively tackle the terror group and its acts of violence. Ibrahim Sharqieh and Gregory Johnsen questioned whether this is an effective U.S. strategy to combat al-Qaida. Both agree there are many legal issues surrounding it. Sharqieh argues that Yemen is a hot spot for al-Qaida because it’s very politically unstable. 
Ibrahim Sharqieh participated by remote video access from Doha, Qatar.
8:58 am CT Approx. 5 min. LIVE 2012 Miami Book Fair International Opening Peter Slen Book TV was live at the Miami Book Fair International, held on the campus of Miami Dade College on ... Book TV was live at the Miami Book Fair International, held on the campus of Miami Dade College on November 17-18, 2012. 10:01 am CT Approx. 55 min. The CIA and Regime Change in the Cold War Kenneth Osgood Colorado School of Mines Professor Kenneth Osgood looks at the CIA and Regime Change in the Cold ... Colorado School of Mines Professor Kenneth Osgood looks at the CIA and Regime Change in the Cold War. Professor Osgood discusses several examples of the CIA’s involvement in covert regime change operations, including coups in Guatemala in 1954 and in Chile in 1973.
12:18 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. International Security Panel Panelists discussed the global perception of Europe and America’s power and leadership in ... Panelists discussed the global perception of Europe and America’s power and leadership in world as well as advances in military and defense technology. Topics included foreign policy under Obama as compared to previous U.S. presidents, global perception of America’s leadership and power, and technology issues such as drones and cyber security. 
This event was part of the Halifax International Security Forum, where Global security leaders from over 50 countries gathered to discuss pressing security and defense issues. The three-day summit addressed cyber security, modern warfare, Syria and China.
9:05 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 23 min. LIVE Panel on Humor Author Dave Barry talked about his book, Lunatics: A Novel, and authors Seth Reiss and Will ... Author Dave Barry talked about his book, Lunatics: A Novel, and authors Seth Reiss and Will Tracy talked about their book, The Onion Book of Known Knowledge. In Lunatics: A Novel, two New Jersey suburban fathers' worlds collide in a swiftly escalating series of events that sends them running for their lives. In The Onion Book of Known Knowledge, the authors impart information such as the life stages of an Aunt; places to kill oneself in Utica, New York; and over 1500 more entries spanning all 27 letters of the alphabet. 10:59 am CT Approx. 2 min. John Paul Jones Memorial Historian Richard Norton Smith described the 10-foot tall statue of Revolutionary War naval hero ... Historian Richard Norton Smith described the 10-foot tall statue of Revolutionary War naval hero John Paul Jones. Sculpted by Charles H. Niehaus, and dedicated in 1912, the memorial was the first to be erected in Washington, DC’s Potomac Park.
1:24 pm CT Approx. 5 min. Philip Elliott on Senator Rubio in Iowa Philip Elliott Phillip Elliot spoke by telephone about Senator Marco Rubio’s speech at Governor Terry ... Phillip Elliot spoke by telephone about Senator Marco Rubio’s speech at Governor Terry Branstad’s birthday dinner in Iowa and Governor Branstad’s political efforts in Iowa. Video clips from the dinner were shown in the background. 10:32 am CT Approx. 51 min. LIVE Book Discussion on Vagina: A New Biography Author Naomi Wolf talked about her book, Vagina: A New Biography, in which she reveals a ... Author Naomi Wolf talked about her book, Vagina: A New Biography, in which she reveals a new connection based on cutting-edge research. Drawing on work ranging from evolutionary biologists, to tradition-based tantric masters, to some of the most recent neurobiological research, Wolf demonstrated the profound connection the vagina has to the female brain. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida. 11:01 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Book Discussion on Known and Unknown: A Memoir Michael Beschloss; Donald Rumsfeld Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld discussed his memoir, Known and Unknown ... Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld discussed his memoir, Known and Unknown (Sentinel, 2011), with historian Michael Beschloss. He also responded to questions from members of the audience.
This program at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia was the first stop on Mr. Rumsfeld’s book tour.
1:31 pm CT Approx. 22 min. Fungal Meningitis Outbreak, Impact Panel Joy Lovelace testified on the meningitis outbreak earlier in 2012 that killed her husband, Eddie ... Joy Lovelace testified on the meningitis outbreak earlier in 2012 that killed her husband, Eddie Lovelace, who contracted the disease from a tainted injection. The outbreak was linked to 32 deaths in 19 states, and sickened 440 others, and was traced to a Massachusetts-based pharmacy that manufactured the shots. Ms. Lovelace in her testimony said that no one called to tell her the cause of her husband’s death; she found out through the press. 11:24 am CT Approx. 11 min. LIVE Book Discussion on Darkroom: A Memoir in Black and White Peter Slen; Lila Weaver Author Lila Quintero Weaver talked about her book, Darkroom: A Memoir in Black and White, ... Author Lila Quintero Weaver talked about her book, Darkroom: A Memoir in Black and White, in which she chronicles what it was like being a Latina girl in the South, struggling to understand both a foreign country and our nation’s race relations. Ms. Weaver also answered viewer questions. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida. 12:12 pm CT Approx. 47 min. Franklin D. Roosevelt and The Jewish Community Stephen Honig; Rafael Medoff Rafael Medoff, director of the David S. Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies, looked at President ... Rafael Medoff, director of the David S. Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies, looked at President Franklin Roosevelt’s relationship with the American Jewish community, and efforts by Jewish leaders to influence administration policy during the Nazi era. The Wyman Institute at Fordham University in New York City hosted this event. He responded to questions from the audience.
1:54 pm CT Approx. 5 min. Fungal Meningitis Outbreak, Pharmaceutical Panel Barry Cadden; Diana DeGette; Clifford Stearns Barry Cadden invoked his Fifth Amendment rights and would not testify at a hearing on the ... Barry Cadden invoked his Fifth Amendment rights and would not testify at a hearing on the meningitis outbreak earlier in 2012 that was linked to 32 deaths in 19 states, and sickened 440 others. The outbreak was traced to his Massachusetts-based pharmacy that manufactured the contaminated injections. 11:38 am CT Approx. 42 min. LIVE Book Discussion on What Money Can't Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets Pascale Charlot; David Lyons; Michael Sandel Author Michael J. Sandel talked about his book, What Money Can’t Buy: The Moral Limits of ... Author Michael J. Sandel talked about his book, What Money Can’t Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets, in which he addresses the ethical question, “Is there something wrong with a world in which everything is for sale?” This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida. 1:00 pm CT Approx. 58 min. Q&A with Jimmy Wales Brian Lamb; Jimmy Wales Jimmy Wales was interviewed about his life and Wikipedia, a free online multi-language ... Jimmy Wales was interviewed about his life and Wikipedia, a free online multi-language encyclopedia written collaboratively by volunteers. He also discussed the online community that has led to the popularity of his nonprofit organization.
1:59 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Fungal Meningitis Outbreak, Government Panel Witnesses testified about a meningitis outbreak earlier in 2012 that had been linked to 32 deaths ... Witnesses testified about a meningitis outbreak earlier in 2012 that had been linked to 32 deaths in 19 states, and stricken 440 others. The outbreak was traced to a Massachusetts-based pharmacy that manufactured contaminated injections. Members of the subcommittee criticized the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for not doing enough to shut down the pharmacy. FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg said it was because her agency lacked the authority to do so. 12:21 pm CT Approx. 13 min. LIVE Book Discussion on So Spoke the Earth Edwidge Danticat Author Edwidge Danticat talked about the book she co-authored, So Spoke the Earth: The Haiti I ... Author Edwidge Danticat talked about the book she co-authored, So Spoke the Earth: The Haiti I Knew, the Haiti I Know, the Haiti I Want to Know, a multilingual anthology of literature about Haiti’s past, present and future as experienced by its diverse inhabitants over the past four decades. Ms. Danticat also answered viewer questions. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida. 2:00 pm CT Approx. 29 min. Museum of the Confederacy Sam Craghead Sam Craghead led a tour of the Museum of the Confederacy, located next door to the White House of ... Sam Craghead led a tour of the Museum of the Confederacy, located next door to the White House of the Confederacy in Richmond, Virginia and had been in operation since 1896. Holding over 130,000 artifacts related to the Confederacy, the museum displays personal items of well-known generals such as Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson.
3:19 pm CT Approx. 36 min. Fungal Menigitis Outbreak Anna Edney; Pedro Echevarria Anna Edney discussed issues raised at the House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on the 2012 ... Anna Edney discussed issues raised at the House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on the 2012 meningitis outbreak that killed 32 people from contaminated drugs supplied by a Massachusetts-based compounding pharmacy. Several of the legislators asked pointed questions about the role of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the oversight of compounding pharmacies. Topics included statistics surrounding the outbreak, and Republican and Democratic reactions to steps taken by the FDA. Ms. Edney also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. 12:35 pm CT Approx. 57 min. LIVE Panel on Cultural Changes Author Lori Andrews talked about her book, I know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did: Social ... Author Lori Andrews talked about her book, I know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did: Social Networks and the Death of Privacy, in which she examined the dangers of online information sharing. Author Hanna Rosin talked about her book, The End of Men: And the Rise of Women, in which she looked at the power dynamics between men and women at every level of society. Author Joan Walsh talked about her book, What’s the Matter with White People: Why We Long for a Golden Age That Never Was, in which she argued that America’s fundamental divide was not about parties, ideology, or race, but social interactions over time. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida. 2:30 pm CT Approx. 42 min. The Two Wives of Woodrow Wilson Kristie Miller Kristie Miller, author of Ellen and Edith: Woodrow Wilson’s First Ladies, talked ... Kristie Miller, author of Ellen and Edith: Woodrow Wilson’s First Ladies, talked about Ellen Axson, the first wife of Woodrow Wilson who died in 1914, and Edith Bolling Galt, who married the widowed president in December 1915. Ms. Miller argues it was Edith who carefully guarded access to the president and who ignited a debate that continues to this day over how much power she exerted. She responded to questions from the audience.
3:56 pm CT Approx. 5 min. Philip Elliott on Senator Rubio in Iowa Philip Elliott Phillip Elliot spoke by telephone about Senator Marco Rubio’s speech at Governor Terry ... Phillip Elliot spoke by telephone about Senator Marco Rubio’s speech at Governor Terry Branstad’s birthday dinner in Iowa and Governor Branstad’s political efforts in Iowa. Video clips from the dinner were shown in the background. 1:34 pm CT Approx. 32 min. LIVE Book Discussion on Power, Inc. David Rothkopf; Peter Slen Author David Rothkopf talked about his book, Power, Inc.: The Epic Rivalry Between Big Business ... Author David Rothkopf talked about his book, Power, Inc.: The Epic Rivalry Between Big Business and Government, in which he argued that thousands of companies had greater power than all but a few states. Mr. Rothkopf also answered viewer questions. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida. 3:14 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. Military Veterans on Diversity A panel of veterans shares personal accounts of their military service. Norman Mineta, a ... A panel of veterans shares personal accounts of their military service. Norman Mineta, a Japanese American, was a child when he was sent to an internment camp during World War II and later served as an intelligence officer in the Korean War. Reuben McNair was trained during World War II in one of the first Marine companies to allow African Americans. And Irene Trowell-Harris was the first African American woman to be promoted to general officer in the National Guard. These panelists join Pulitzer prize-winning author Rick Atkinson for a discussion at Ford’s Theatre in Washington, DC.
4:03 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 15 min. George Mason University Post-Election Analysis Academics analyzed the results of the 2012 election. Historian Richard Norton Smith said 2012 ... Academics analyzed the results of the 2012 election. Historian Richard Norton Smith said 2012 was not a “status quo” election and that President Obama could have more trouble dealing with more liberal members of his party on certain issues than Republicans. Jeremy Mayer said the Republican Party needed to moderate its position on tax hikes. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Election 2012 One Week Later: An Analysis by Mason Faculty” was held in Founders Hall on the George Mason University Arlington Campus in Arlington County, Virginia.
2:07 pm CT Approx. 52 min. LIVE Figures in American History David Nasaw; Arva Parks; Les Standiford Author David Nasaw talked about his book The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times ... Author David Nasaw talked about his book The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy, in which he chronicled Mr. Kennedy’s life. Author Les Standiford talked about his book, Samuel Adams, Patrick Henry, John Hancock, and the Secret Bands of Radicals Who Led the Colonies to War , in which he explores the role of the Sons of Liberty in the American Revolution. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida. 4:29 pm CT Approx. 30 min. Colin Powell on the Military Colin Powell Former Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Colin Powell, reflected on ... Former Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Colin Powell, reflected on leadership and his experience in the military. He also talked about working for both the Reagan and Bush administrations. Powell spoke at the American Veterans Center’s 15th Annual Conference and answered questions from the audience.
5:20 pm CT Approx. 3 min. Weekly Presidential Address Barack Obama President Barack Obama delivered the Weekly Presidential Address. He urged Congress to come ... President Barack Obama delivered the Weekly Presidential Address. He urged Congress to come to an agreement on tax policy for the middle class before the “fiscal cliff” is reached.
“Fiscal cliff” refers to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if congress failed to reach a budget agreement.
3:00 pm CT Approx. 34 min. LIVE Book Discussion on Heroes for My Daughter Brad Meltzer; Peter Slen Author Brad Meltzer talked about his book, Heroes for my Daughter, in which he told the ... Author Brad Meltzer talked about his book, Heroes for my Daughter, in which he told the stories of a diverse set of individuals from across time, and from all walks of life, who each dedicated their life to making our world a better place. Mr. Meltzer also answered viewer questions. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida. 5:00 pm CT Approx. 58 min. Slavery, Emancipation and Reconciliation Caroline Janney Purdue University history professor Caroline Janney examined how slavery and emancipation played ... Purdue University history professor Caroline Janney examined how slavery and emancipation played into the process of post-war reconciliation. She also discussed the experiences and memories of Northern and Southern veterans in the war’s aftermath. Janney spoke at the 2012 Civil War Institute Conference at Gettysburg College. She also responded to questions from the audience.
5:23 pm CT Approx. 5 min. Weekly Republican Address Kelly Ayotte Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) delivered the Weekly Republican Address. She discussed the ... Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) delivered the Weekly Republican Address. She discussed the consequences of inaction on the “fiscal cliff” and cautioned against raising taxes.
“Fiscal cliff” refers to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if congress failed to reach a budget agreement.
3:34 pm CT Approx. 53 min. LIVE Authors on Christopher Hitchens' Mortality Martin Amis, Carol Blue, Cary Goldstein, and Robert Weil discussed Christopher Hitchens' book ... Martin Amis, Carol Blue, Cary Goldstein, and Robert Weil discussed Christopher Hitchens' book Mortality, in which Mr. Hitchens, while suffering from esophageal cancer, described the torments of illness, discussed its taboos, and explored how disease changes our relationship to the world around us. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida. 5:59 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell on Henry Clay Mitch McConnell Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke about former Kentucky congressman Henry Clay. Among the ... Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke about former Kentucky congressman Henry Clay. Among the topics he addressed were early partisan debates in Congress, the legislative process, and important issues addressed while Clay served in Congress. He responded to questions. This was the second in a series of speeches of prominent Kentuckians in the U.S. Senate.
5:31 pm CT Approx. 26 min. Impact of AT&T Divestiture Roger Noll and Jerry Hausman examined the role of regulation and the impact of the breakup of AT&T ... Roger Noll and Jerry Hausman examined the role of regulation and the impact of the breakup of AT&T in the 1980s in the case U.S. v. AT&T, which reshaped the telecommunications market. In 1982 AT&T agreed to a settlement that would break up the company, and the divestiture began in 1984. Paul Barbagallo was the guest reporter.
Professor Noll participated by video link from Stanford, California, and Professor Hausman from Cambridge, Massachusetts.
4:29 pm CT Approx. 12 min. LIVE Carol Blue Interview Carol Blue; Peter Slen Carol Blue, the widow of author Christopher Hitchens, answered viewer questions submitted via ... Carol Blue, the widow of author Christopher Hitchens, answered viewer questions submitted via Twitter, Facebook, and other electronic communications. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida. 7:00 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. History of African-American Images in the Media Nathan McCall Emory University African American Studies professor, Nathan McCall talked about the history of ... Emory University African American Studies professor, Nathan McCall talked about the history of negative African-American images and portrayals in the media. Professor McCall’s lecture spanned from America’s founding through current imagery of President Obama. He responded to questions from students.
5:58 pm CT Approx. 30 min. Fiscal Cliff, Tax Reform Former Obama and Reagan administration advisers gave their assessment of the “fiscal ... Former Obama and Reagan administration advisers gave their assessment of the “fiscal cliff,” the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress fails to reach a new budget agreement. Peter Orszag was President Obama’s budget director and Martin Feldstein was the top economic adviser to President Ronald Reagan. Peter Cook moderated.
The panel “Finding Common Ground on Tax Reform: Policy Options and Political Realities” was part of the Peterson Foundation forum titled “Post Election: The Fiscal Cliff and Beyond,” held in the Knight Conference Center at the Newseum.
4:44 pm CT Approx. 3 min. Book Discussion on How to be Black Baratunde Thurston Author Baratunde Thurston discusses his book, How to be Black, in which he offers practical ... Author Baratunde Thurston discusses his book, How to be Black, in which he offers practical advice on everything from “How to Be the Black Friend” to “How to Be the (Next) Black President” to “How to Celebrate Black History Month.”
This interview was held at the 35th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
8:01 pm CT Approx. 56 min. The Supreme Court and Eminent Domain Stephen Breyer; Richard Epstein; Gregory Joseph Richard Epstein is the author of Takings: Private Property and the Power of Eminent Domain. ... Richard Epstein is the author of Takings: Private Property and the Power of Eminent Domain. In his book he argues that eminent domain has been interpreted too narrowly by the courts. He says that the courts had forced the government to compensate a citizen when his land is taken to build a post office, but not when its value is diminished by a comprehensive zoning ordinance. He also responded to questions from the audience.
6:28 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. LIVE Senator Marco Rubio at Iowa Governor Branstad Fundraiser Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) delivered the keynote adress at a political fundraiser for Iowa ... Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) delivered the keynote adress at a political fundraiser for Iowa Republican Governor Terry Branstad. The governor’s “2nd annual 65th birthday party” took place inside the Palace Theater at Adventureland Park in Altoona, Iowa. Senator Rubio discussed limited government and his policies on education, energy, immigration, and the economy. Senator Rubio, who had been mentioned as a potential Republican presidential candidate in 2016, joked about why he was in Iowa and acknowledged Mitt Romney and Governor Branstad. Governor Branstad also spoke briefly. 5:00 pm CT Approx. 57 min. Book Discussion on Character: Profiles in Presidential Courage Brian Lamb; Chris Wallace Mr. Wallace talked about his book 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 part of the President. He spoke about Grover Cleveland’s decision to oppose striking Pullman railroad workers in 1894, as well as more widely known events such as the Berlin Airlift. He spoke about how he defined presidential courage, as well as how he chose the examples included in the book such as George Washington and the Whiskey Rebellion, Theodore Roosevelt and the Russo-Japanese War, Harry Truman and the Berlin Airlift, and George W. Bush and the war in Iraq. 9:00 pm CT Approx. 57 min. Slavery, Emancipation and Reconciliation Caroline Janney Purdue University history professor Caroline Janney examined how slavery and emancipation played ... Purdue University history professor Caroline Janney examined how slavery and emancipation played into the process of post-war reconciliation. She also discussed the experiences and memories of Northern and Southern veterans in the war’s aftermath. Janney spoke at the 2012 Civil War Institute Conference at Gettysburg College. She also responded to questions from the audience.
7:35 pm CT Approx. 56 min. Social Enterprise and Social Movements Musician and activist Bono spoke at Georgetown University on social enterprise and the power of ... Musician and activist Bono spoke at Georgetown University on social enterprise and the power of social movements to create change. He called on students to focus their energies on hunger, education, and health in Africa. He urged U.S. politicians not to cut foreign aid for malnourished children or people with HIV/AIDS as they deal with the “fiscal cliff,” the automatic tax increases and spending cuts scheduled for January 2013 if Congress does not reach a budget agreement before then. Bono also responded to questions from members of the audience in Gaston Hall. 5:59 pm CT Approx. 5 min. Book Discussion on The Future of the Jews Stuart Eizenstat Stuart E. Eizenstat discussed his book, The Future of the Jews: How Global Forces are Impacting ... Stuart E. Eizenstat discussed his book, The Future of the Jews: How Global Forces are Impacting the Jewish People, Israel, and Its Relationship with the United States, in which he surveys the major geopolitical, economic, and security challenges facing the world in general, and the Jewish world and the United States in particular.
This interview was held at the 35th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
9:58 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell on Henry Clay Mitch McConnell Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke about former Kentucky congressman Henry Clay. Among the ... Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke about former Kentucky congressman Henry Clay. Among the topics he addressed were early partisan debates in Congress, the legislative process, and important issues addressed while Clay served in Congress. He responded to questions. This was the second in a series of speeches of prominent Kentuckians in the U.S. Senate.
8:34 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. Child and Young Adult Cancer Treatment Vocalist Roger Daltrey of The Who talked about his charity, Who Cares, that builds cancer centers ... Vocalist Roger Daltrey of The Who talked about his charity, Who Cares, that builds cancer centers for children and teens. Mr. Daltrey discussed the importance of the initiative and urged hospitals across the country to build their own child and teen centers. He said the centers see a 10-15 percent improvement in survival rates in their child and teen medical centers.
During the second half of the program, Mr. Daltrey responded to written questions from audience members. Fellow Who guitarist Pete Townshend, a co-founder of the charity, also participated during questions from the audience.
The program includes language that some may find objectionable.
6:05 pm CT Approx. 1 min. Fairs and Festivals 11-15-12 A list of book fairs and festivals from November 15, 2012. A list of book fairs and festivals from November 15, 2012. 11:00 pm CT Approx. 59 min. History of African-American Images in the Media Nathan McCall Emory University African American Studies professor, Nathan McCall talked about the history of ... Emory University African American Studies professor, Nathan McCall talked about the history of negative African-American images and portrayals in the media. Professor McCall’s lecture spanned from America’s founding through current imagery of President Obama. He responded to questions from students.
9:37 pm CT Approx. 56 min. Texas Politics and Border Security Julian Aguilar; Henry Cuellar; Todd Staples Two Texas politicians on opposite sides of the aisle debated the security situation along the ... Two Texas politicians on opposite sides of the aisle debated the security situation along the Texas-Mexico border. Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX) is Ranking Member on the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security. He was joined by Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples. This was part of the annual Texas Tribune Festival. 6:06 pm CT Approx. 18 min. Child Literacy Initiatives Carol Rasco; Jane Robinson; Peter Slen C-SPAN hosted a Google Hangout discussion on child literacy and improving educational ... C-SPAN hosted a Google Hangout discussion on child literacy and improving educational opportunities for children. 12:02 am CT Approx. 55 min. The Supreme Court and Eminent Domain Stephen Breyer; Richard Epstein; Gregory Joseph Richard Epstein is the author of Takings: Private Property and the Power of Eminent Domain. ... Richard Epstein is the author of Takings: Private Property and the Power of Eminent Domain. In his book he argues that eminent domain has been interpreted too narrowly by the courts. He says that the courts had forced the government to compensate a citizen when his land is taken to build a post office, but not when its value is diminished by a comprehensive zoning ordinance. He also responded to questions from the audience.
10:34 pm CT Approx. 56 min. Social Enterprise and Social Movements Musician and activist Bono spoke at Georgetown University on social enterprise and the power of ... Musician and activist Bono spoke at Georgetown University on social enterprise and the power of social movements to create change. He called on students to focus their energies on hunger, education, and health in Africa. He urged U.S. politicians not to cut foreign aid for malnourished children or people with HIV/AIDS as they deal with the “fiscal cliff,” the automatic tax increases and spending cuts scheduled for January 2013 if Congress does not reach a budget agreement before then. Bono also responded to questions from members of the audience in Gaston Hall. 6:26 pm CT Approx. 5 min. Book Discussion on Government Bullies Rand Paul; Peter Slen Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) discussed his book, Government Bullies: How Everyday Americans Are ... Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) discussed his book, Government Bullies: How Everyday Americans Are Being Harassed, Abused, and Imprisoned by the Feds, in which he makes a case for more limited government. 
This interview was held at the 35th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 13, 2012, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
12:59 am CT Approx. 29 min. Museum of the Confederacy Sam Craghead Sam Craghead led a tour of the Museum of the Confederacy, located next door to the White House of ... Sam Craghead led a tour of the Museum of the Confederacy, located next door to the White House of the Confederacy in Richmond, Virginia and had been in operation since 1896. Holding over 130,000 artifacts related to the Confederacy, the museum displays personal items of well-known generals such as Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson.
11:32 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. Child and Young Adult Cancer Treatment Vocalist Roger Daltrey of The Who talked about his charity, Who Cares, that builds cancer centers ... Vocalist Roger Daltrey of The Who talked about his charity, Who Cares, that builds cancer centers for children and teens. Mr. Daltrey discussed the importance of the initiative and urged hospitals across the country to build their own child and teen centers. He said the centers see a 10-15 percent improvement in survival rates in their child and teen medical centers.
During the second half of the program, Mr. Daltrey responded to written questions from audience members. Fellow Who guitarist Pete Townshend, a co-founder of the charity, also participated during questions from the audience.
The program includes language that some may find objectionable.
6:32 pm CT Approx. 18 min. Mugged Book Party Ann Coulter Ann Coulter attended a party for the launch of her book, Mugged: Racial Demagoguery from the ... Ann Coulter attended a party for the launch of her book, Mugged: Racial Demagoguery from the Seventies to Obama. 1:30 am CT Approx. 42 min. The Two Wives of Woodrow Wilson Kristie Miller Kristie Miller, author of Ellen and Edith: Woodrow Wilson’s First Ladies, talked ... Kristie Miller, author of Ellen and Edith: Woodrow Wilson’s First Ladies, talked about Ellen Axson, the first wife of Woodrow Wilson who died in 1914, and Edith Bolling Galt, who married the widowed president in December 1915. Ms. Miller argues it was Edith who carefully guarded access to the president and who ignited a debate that continues to this day over how much power she exerted. She responded to questions from the audience.
12:34 am CT Approx. 56 min. Texas Politics and Border Security Julian Aguilar; Henry Cuellar; Todd Staples Two Texas politicians on opposite sides of the aisle debated the security situation along the ... Two Texas politicians on opposite sides of the aisle debated the security situation along the Texas-Mexico border. Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX) is Ranking Member on the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security. He was joined by Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples. This was part of the annual Texas Tribune Festival. 7:00 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 52 min. 2012 National Book Awards Television and radio host Faith Salie hosted the 63rd annual National Book Awards. The ... Television and radio host Faith Salie hosted the 63rd annual National Book Awards. The National Book Foundation presented The Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters to author Elmore Leonard and The Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community to Arthur Sulzberger, Jr. chairman, CEO, and publisher of the New York Times. Finalists in the non-fiction category were Anne Applebaum, Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1945-1956, Katherine Boo, Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity, Robert Caro, The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson, Domingo Martinez, The Boy Kings of Texas: A Memoir, and Anthony Shadid, House of Stone: A Memoir of Home, Family, and a Lost Middle East. Prior to the awards ceremony, several of the evening’s participants gave interviews, including the non-fiction finalists. The event took place at Cipriani in New York City. 2:14 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. Military Veterans on Diversity A panel of veterans shares personal accounts of their military service. Norman Mineta, a ... A panel of veterans shares personal accounts of their military service. Norman Mineta, a Japanese American, was a child when he was sent to an internment camp during World War II and later served as an intelligence officer in the Korean War. Reuben McNair was trained during World War II in one of the first Marine companies to allow African Americans. And Irene Trowell-Harris was the first African American woman to be promoted to general officer in the National Guard. These panelists join Pulitzer prize-winning author Rick Atkinson for a discussion at Ford’s Theatre in Washington, DC.
1:33 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 7 min. U.S. Elections and Latin America Panelists talked about the implications of the U.S. 2012 elections for U.S.-Latin America policy ... Panelists talked about the implications of the U.S. 2012 elections for U.S.-Latin America policy opportunities regarding immigration, trade agreements, economic cooperation, and drug policy. They also discussed the rise of the Latino population and voters in the recent election and their impact on Obama administration immigration and trade policies. Topics included the implications of the legalization of marijuana in certain U.S. states for drug policy in Mexico. In addition, the speakers compared China’s relations with Latin and South America to its relationship with the U.S. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. 9:00 pm CT Approx. 59 min. After Words with James Patterson James Patterson; Daryl Scott James Patterson talked about 1965, a year that he said began with a sense of optimism but that ... James Patterson talked about 1965, a year that he said began with a sense of optimism but that ended with a bitterly divided country and a conservative resurgence that would define later decades. In 1965, President Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act into law, sent additional U.S. troops into Vietnam, and presided over the race riots in major cities. The Bancroft Prize winning historian discussed the significance of events that year with former Howard University History Chair and author of Comfort and Pity Daryl Scott. 3:29 am CT Approx. 30 min. Colin Powell on the Military Colin Powell Former Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Colin Powell, reflected on ... Former Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Colin Powell, reflected on leadership and his experience in the military. He also talked about working for both the Reagan and Bush administrations. Powell spoke at the American Veterans Center’s 15th Annual Conference and answered questions from the audience.
2:41 am CT Approx. 31 min. European Debt Crisis Jose Aznar; Gerard Baker Former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar gave an overall assessment of the European debt ... Former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar gave an overall assessment of the European debt crisis and future of the European Union. He was interviewed by Gerard Baker. 
“Europe: The Economic Crisis, Prospects for Growth, and the Future of the EU” was a program of the Wall Street Journal CEO Council’s fifth annual meeting, held at the Four Seasons Hotel.
10:00 pm CT Approx. 43 min. Book Discussion on Unlearning Liberty Greg Lukianoff Greg Lukianoff, author and President of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, ... Greg Lukianoff, author and President of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, discussed his book, Unlearning Liberty: Campus Censorship and the End of American Debate, about free speech issues on campus and university efforts to regulate and control forms of expression by students and faculty. He responded to questions from the audience. 4:00 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Book Discussion on Known and Unknown: A Memoir Michael Beschloss; Donald Rumsfeld Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld discussed his memoir, Known and Unknown ... Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld discussed his memoir, Known and Unknown (Sentinel, 2011), with historian Michael Beschloss. He also responded to questions from members of the audience.
This program at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia was the first stop on Mr. Rumsfeld’s book tour.
3:13 am CT Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. LGBT Issues and the 2012 Election Panelists talked about state policy developments on same-sex marriage, advancement of LGBT-related ... Panelists talked about state policy developments on same-sex marriage, advancement of LGBT-related policies at the federal level, and the impact of gay and lesbian voters in the 2012 elections. They responded to questions from the audience. 10:43 pm CT Approx. 17 min. Child Literacy Initiatives Carol Rasco; Jane Robinson; Peter Slen C-SPAN hosted a Google Hangout discussion on child literacy and improving educational ... C-SPAN hosted a Google Hangout discussion on child literacy and improving educational opportunities for children. 5:11 am CT Approx. 47 min. Franklin D. Roosevelt and The Jewish Community Stephen Honig; Rafael Medoff Rafael Medoff, director of the David S. Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies, looked at President ... Rafael Medoff, director of the David S. Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies, looked at President Franklin Roosevelt’s relationship with the American Jewish community, and efforts by Jewish leaders to influence administration policy during the Nazi era. The Wyman Institute at Fordham University in New York City hosted this event. He responded to questions from the audience.
4:50 am CT Approx. 24 min. Obama and Romney Campaign Advisers Romney campaign senior adviser Kevin Madden and Obama campaign spokesperson Jen Psaki discussed ... Romney campaign senior adviser Kevin Madden and Obama campaign spokesperson Jen Psaki discussed the 2012 presidential election. Mr. Madden said that they did not believe President Obama would have the same turnout as 2008 and relied on the lack of enthusiasm for the Democrats. Ms. Psaki said the 2012 election was “harder fought” and after the first debate it was a moment of “hunkering down.” Mr. Madden and Ms. Psaki were interviewed by CBS News political director John Dickerson.
Justin Smith made opening remarks for the fourth annual Washington Ideas Forum, which was held by The Atlantic, the Aspen Institute, and the Newseum in the Annenberg Theater.
11:02 pm CT Approx. 5 min. 2012 Miami Book Fair International Opening Peter Slen Book TV was live at the Miami Book Fair International, held on the campus of Miami Dade College on ... Book TV was live at the Miami Book Fair International, held on the campus of Miami Dade College on November 17-18, 2012.
5:15 am CT Approx. 43 min. Senator Marco Rubio at Iowa Governor Branstad Fundraiser Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) delivered the keynote adress at a political fundraiser for Iowa ... Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) delivered the keynote adress at a political fundraiser for Iowa Republican Governor Terry Branstad. The governor’s “2nd annual 65th birthday party” took place inside the Palace Theater at Adventureland Park in Altoona, Iowa. Senator Rubio discussed limited government and his policies on education, energy, immigration, and the economy. Senator Rubio, who had been mentioned as a potential Republican presidential candidate in 2016, joked about why he was in Iowa and acknowledged Mitt Romney and Governor Branstad. Governor Branstad also spoke briefly. 11:09 pm CT Approx. 1 hr. 23 min. Panel on Humor Author Dave Barry talked about his book, Lunatics: A Novel, and authors Seth Reiss and Will ... Author Dave Barry talked about his book, Lunatics: A Novel, and authors Seth Reiss and Will Tracy talked about their book, The Onion Book of Known Knowledge. In Lunatics: A Novel, two New Jersey suburban fathers' worlds collide in a swiftly escalating series of events that sends them running for their lives. In The Onion Book of Known Knowledge, the authors impart information such as the life stages of an Aunt; places to kill oneself in Utica, New York; and over 1500 more entries spanning all 27 letters of the alphabet.
12:35 am CT Approx. 51 min. Book Discussion on Vagina: A New Biography Author Naomi Wolf talked about her book, Vagina: A New Biography, in which she reveals a ... Author Naomi Wolf talked about her book, Vagina: A New Biography, in which she reveals a new connection based on cutting-edge research. Drawing on work ranging from evolutionary biologists, to tradition-based tantric masters, to some of the most recent neurobiological research, Wolf demonstrated the profound connection the vagina has to the female brain. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.
1:27 am CT Approx. 11 min. Book Discussion on Darkroom: A Memoir in Black and White Peter Slen; Lila Weaver Author Lila Quintero Weaver talked about her book, Darkroom: A Memoir in Black and White, ... Author Lila Quintero Weaver talked about her book, Darkroom: A Memoir in Black and White, in which she chronicles what it was like being a Latina girl in the South, struggling to understand both a foreign country and our nation’s race relations. Ms. Weaver also answered viewer questions. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.
1:41 am CT Approx. 42 min. Book Discussion on What Money Can't Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets Pascale Charlot; David Lyons; Michael Sandel Author Michael J. Sandel talked about his book, What Money Can’t Buy: The Moral Limits of ... Author Michael J. Sandel talked about his book, What Money Can’t Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets, in which he addresses the ethical question, “Is there something wrong with a world in which everything is for sale?” This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.
2:25 am CT Approx. 13 min. Book Discussion on So Spoke the Earth Edwidge Danticat Author Edwidge Danticat talked about the book she co-authored, So Spoke the Earth: The Haiti I ... Author Edwidge Danticat talked about the book she co-authored, So Spoke the Earth: The Haiti I Knew, the Haiti I Know, the Haiti I Want to Know, a multilingual anthology of literature about Haiti’s past, present and future as experienced by its diverse inhabitants over the past four decades. Ms. Danticat also answered viewer questions. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.
2:39 am CT Approx. 57 min. Panel on Cultural Changes Author Lori Andrews talked about her book, I know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did: Social ... Author Lori Andrews talked about her book, I know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did: Social Networks and the Death of Privacy, in which she examined the dangers of online information sharing. Author Hanna Rosin talked about her book, The End of Men: And the Rise of Women, in which she looked at the power dynamics between men and women at every level of society. Author Joan Walsh talked about her book, What’s the Matter with White People: Why We Long for a Golden Age That Never Was, in which she argued that America’s fundamental divide was not about parties, ideology, or race, but social interactions over time. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.
3:37 am CT Approx. 32 min. Book Discussion on Power, Inc. David Rothkopf; Peter Slen Author David Rothkopf talked about his book, Power, Inc.: The Epic Rivalry Between Big Business ... Author David Rothkopf talked about his book, Power, Inc.: The Epic Rivalry Between Big Business and Government, in which he argued that thousands of companies had greater power than all but a few states. Mr. Rothkopf also answered viewer questions. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.
4:10 am CT Approx. 52 min. Figures in American History David Nasaw; Arva Parks; Les Standiford Author David Nasaw talked about his book The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times ... Author David Nasaw talked about his book The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy, in which he chronicled Mr. Kennedy’s life. Author Les Standiford talked about his book, Samuel Adams, Patrick Henry, John Hancock, and the Secret Bands of Radicals Who Led the Colonies to War , in which he explores the role of the Sons of Liberty in the American Revolution. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.
5:03 am CT Approx. 34 min. Book Discussion on Heroes for My Daughter Brad Meltzer; Peter Slen Author Brad Meltzer talked about his book, Heroes for my Daughter, in which he told the ... Author Brad Meltzer talked about his book, Heroes for my Daughter, in which he told the stories of a diverse set of individuals from across time, and from all walks of life, who each dedicated their life to making our world a better place. Mr. Meltzer also answered viewer questions. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.
5:37 am CT Approx. 53 min. Authors on Christopher Hitchens' Mortality Martin Amis, Carol Blue, Cary Goldstein, and Robert Weil discussed Christopher Hitchens' book ... Martin Amis, Carol Blue, Cary Goldstein, and Robert Weil discussed Christopher Hitchens' book Mortality, in which Mr. Hitchens, while suffering from esophageal cancer, described the torments of illness, discussed its taboos, and explored how disease changes our relationship to the world around us. This event took place at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International held November 11-18, 2012 on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida.