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Booknotes is back with more compelling interviews in a new podcast, Booknotes+. Taking the concept from Brian Lamb's long running Booknotes TV program, the podcast offers listeners more books and authors. Booknotes+ features a mix of new interviews with authors and historians, along with some old favorites from the archives. The platform may be different, but the goal is the same – give listeners the opportunity to learn something new.

Booknotes is back with more compelling interviews in a new podcast, Booknotes+. Taking the concept from Brian Lamb's long running Booknotes TV program, the podcast offers listeners more books and authors. Booknotes+ features a mix of new interviews with authors and historians, along with some old favorites from the archives. The platform may be different, but the goal is the same – give listeners the opportunity to learn something new.

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United States

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Booknotes is back with more compelling interviews in a new podcast, Booknotes+. Taking the concept from Brian Lamb's long running Booknotes TV program, the podcast offers listeners more books and authors. Booknotes+ features a mix of new interviews with authors and historians, along with some old favorites from the archives. The platform may be different, but the goal is the same – give listeners the opportunity to learn something new.

Language:

English


Episodes

Ep. 5: Harlow Giles Unger – Thomas Paine, Forgotten Hero of the American Revolution

4/20/2021
Historian Harlow Unger chats with Brian Lamb about the work and legacy of Thomas Paine. Mr. Paine's political writings inspired American revolutionaries, but his later writings on religion made him a pariah. Harlow Unger's book, "Thomas Paine and the Clarion Call for American Independence," is the latest of 27 he has written, including many on the Founding Fathers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:49

Ep. 4: Thomas Ricks – The Founders, the Greeks, and the Romans

4/17/2021
Brian Lamb talks with longtime journalist and author Tom Ricks about his book, "First Principles," which examines the influence of the work of Greek and Roman philosophers on our Founding Fathers. Mr. Ricks' other books include "Fiasco," about the Iraq War, and "Churchill & Orwell." www.c-span.org/person/?thomasricks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:05

Ep. 3: Craig Fehrman – The Words of Our Presidents

4/13/2021
Journalist and historian Craig Fehrman talks with Brian Lamb about his selection of the best writing done by U.S. Presidents. His book, "The Best Presidential Writing: From 1789 to the Present," is a follow-up to his first book, "Author-in-Chief," about the books written by our Presidents. www.c-span.org/person/?124859 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:21

Ep. 2: Christina Shutt – Incoming Executive Director of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum

4/10/2021
Christina Shutt talks to Brian Lamb about her goals for the Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum after she takes over as executive director this summer. She also talks about her background and her time as executive director of the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center in Little Rock, Arkansas. www.oracle.com/goto/cspan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:47

Ep. 1: Eleanor Herman - Sex with Presidents

4/6/2021
Historian Eleanor Herman joins Brian Lamb to talk about her book, "Sex with Presidents," about sex scandals involving U.S. presidents going back to the early years of the Republic. Eleanor Herman is the author of many other books, including "Sex with the Queen" and "Sex with Kings." www.c-span.org/person/?eleanorherman Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:49

Trailer: Booknotes+

3/31/2021
Booknotes is back with more compelling interviews in a new podcast Booknotes+. Taking the concept from his long running one-hour Booknotes TV program, Brian Lamb is tailoring the discussion for a new platform and new audience. Booknotes+ offers podcast listeners more books and more interviews in a shorter period of time. Whether you watched Booknotes on TV (1989-2004) or are experiencing it now for the first time on its new platform, the goal is the same – give listeners the opportunity to...

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