This Weekend on Book TV: In Depth with Pearl Harbor Authors

Book TV airs on C-Span 2 this weekend from 8 a.m. Saturday to 8 a.m. Monday and focuses on political and historical books as well as the book industry. The following are highlights for this coming weekend. For more information, go to Book TV's website.

Saturday, December 3
3 p.m. James Kitfield, author of Twilight Warriors: The Soldiers, Spies, and Special Agents Who Are Revolutionizing the American Way of War (Basic Books, $27.99, 9780465064700). (Re-airs Sunday at 7 p.m.)

6:30 p.m. Lewis Lapham, author of Age of Folly: America Abandons Its Democracy (Verso, $29.95, 9781784787110). (Re-airs Sunday at 11 p.m.)

7:30 p.m. A debate on the future of the U.S. economy with Robert J. Gordon, author of The Rise and Fall of American Growth: The U.S. Standard of Living since the Civil War (Princeton University Press, $39.95, 9780691147727), and Joel Mokyr, author of A Culture of Growth: The Origins of the Modern Economy (Princeton University Press, $35, 9780691168883). (Re-airs Sunday at 8:15 a.m.)

8:45 p.m. Heather Hendershot, author of Open to Debate: How William F. Buckley Put Liberal America on the Firing Line (Broadside Books, $28.99, 9780062430458). (Re-airs Sunday at 3 p.m.)

10 p.m. George Mitchell, author of The Negotiator: A Memoir (Simon & Schuster, $28, 9781451691375). (Re-airs Sunday at 9 p.m. and Monday at 3 a.m.)

11:15 p.m. Medea Benjamin, author of Kingdom of the Unjust: Behind the U.S.-Saudi Connection (OR Books, $16.95, 9781944869021). (Re-airs Sunday at 5:30 p.m.)

Sunday, December 4
1:15 a.m. Becky Bond and Zack Exley, authors of Rules for Revolutionaries: How Big Organizing Can Change Everything (Chelsea Green, $18, 9781603587273).

12 p.m. Live In-Depth q&a with authors who have recently written about the attack on Pearl Harbor, including Steve Twomey (Countdown to Pearl Harbor: The Twelve Days to the Attack), Eri Hotta (Japan 1941: Countdown to Infamy) and Craig Nelson (Pearl Harbor: From Infamy to Greatness).

4:30 p.m. Chandra Manning, author of Troubled Refuge: Struggling for Freedom in the Civil War (Knopf, $30, 9780307271204), at Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, Mass.

10 p.m. Lisa Napoli, author of Ray & Joan: The Man Who Made the McDonald's Fortune and the Woman Who Gave It All Away (Dutton, $27, 9781101984956).

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