This Weekend on Book TV: Alan Alda

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, June 17
10:30 a.m. Gretchen Carlson, author of Be Fierce: Stop Harassment and Take Your Power Back (Center Street, $27, 9781478992172), at BookExpo.

1 p.m. A panel discussion on James Baldwin at the Unbound Book Festival, which took place on April 21 in Columbia, Mo. (Re-airs Sunday at 12:45 a.m.)

2 p.m. A panel discussion about war stories with Candace Millard, Ishmael Beah, Colonel Gregory Fontenot and Whitney Terrell, at the Unbound Book Festival. (Re-airs Sunday at 1:50 a.m.)

5 p.m. David O. Brown, co-author of Called to Rise: A Life in Faithful Service to the Community That Made Me (Ballantine, $28, 9781524796549), at BookExpo.

5:15 p.m. April Ryan, author of At Mama's Knee: Mothers and Race in Black and White (Rowman & Littlefield, $24.95, 9781442265639), hosts a panel discussion on race in America at Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C. (Re-airs Sunday at 8:45 p.m.)

7 p.m. Christian Picciolini, author of Romantic Violence: Memoirs of an American Skinhead (Goldmill Group, $15.99, 9780986240423).

8:30 p.m. Alan Alda, author of If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face?: My Adventures in the Art and Science of Relating and Communicating (Random House, $28, 9780812989144), at BookExpo.

9:15 p.m. Dr. Rachel Pearson, author of No Apparent Distress: A Doctor's Coming-of-Age on the Front Lines of American Medicine (Norton, $26.95, 9780393249248), at University Book Store in Seattle, Wash. (Re-airs Sunday at 5:30 a.m.)

10 p.m. Senator Mike Lee, author of Written Out of History: The Forgotten Founders Who Fought Big Government (Sentinel, $27, 9780399564451). (Re-airs Sunday at 9 p.m. and Monday at 12 a.m. and 3 a.m.)

11 p.m. David McCullough, author of The American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand For (Simon & Schuster, $25, 9781501174216). (Re-airs Sunday at 1:15 p.m.)

Sunday, June 18
1 p.m. Melissa Sevigny, author of Under Desert Skies: How Tucson Mapped the Way to the Moon and Planets (Sentinel Peak, $19.95, 9781941451045). (Re-airs Monday at 1 a.m.)

3 p.m. Tony Smith, author of Why Wilson Matters: The Origin of American Liberal Internationalism and Its Crisis Today (Princeton University Press, $35, 9780691171678). (Re-airs Monday at 6:30 a.m.)

6:30 p.m. Michael Korda, author of Alone: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk: Defeat into Victory (Liveright, $29.95, 9781631491320), at BookExpo.

10 p.m. Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush, authors of Sisters First: Stories from Our Wild and Wonderful Life (Grand Central, $28, 9781538711415), at BookExpo.

10: 30 p.m. Garrett M. Graff, author of Raven Rock: The Story of the U.S. Government's Secret Plan to Save Itself--While the Rest of Us Die (Simon & Schuster, $28, 9781476735405).

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