This Weekend on Book TV: James R. Clapper

Book TV airs on C-Span 2 this weekend from 8 a.m. Saturday to 8 a.m. Tuesday 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, May 26
4:30 p.m. Robert Kurson, author of Rocket Men: The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts Who Made Man's First Journey to the Moon (Random House, $28, 9780812988703).

5:45 p.m. Bruce Jentleson, author of The Peacemakers: Leadership Lessons from Twentieth-Century Statesmanship (Norton, $28.95, 9780393249569), at Quail Ridge Books and Music in Raleigh, N.C.

6:50 p.m. Steve Israel, author of Big Guns: A Novel (Simon & Schuster, $26, 9781501118029).

7:45 p.m. Elizabeth C. Economy, author of The Third Revolution: Xi Jinping and the New Chinese State (Oxford University Press, $27.95, 9780190866075). (Re-airs Sunday at 1 a.m.)

8:45 p.m. Ehud Barak, author of My Country, My Life: Fighting for Israel, Searching for Peace (St. Martin's Press, $29.99, 9781250079367). (Re-airs Sunday at 1 p.m.)

10 p.m. James R. Clapper, author of Facts and Fears: Hard Truths from a Life in Intelligence (Viking, $30, 9780525558644). (Re-airs Sunday at 9 p.m. and Monday at 12 a.m. and 3 a.m.)

11 p.m. Jon Meacham, author of The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels (Random House, $30, 9780399589812). (Re-airs Sunday at 5 p.m.)

Sunday, May 27
12 a.m. Janet Dewart Bell, author of Lighting the Fires of Freedom: African American Women in the Civil Rights Movement (The New Press, $25.99, 9781620973356).

1:15 a.m. Cal Turner, Jr., co-author of My Father's Business: The Small-Town Values That Built Dollar General into a Billion-Dollar Company (Center Street, $28, 9781478992981). (Re-airs Sunday at 8 p.m.)

2:15 a.m. Ajay Agrawal, co-author of Prediction Machines: The Simple Economics of Artificial Intelligence (Harvard Business Review Press, $30, 9781633695672).

3:15 p.m. Leslie R. Crutchfield, author of How Change Happens: Why Some Social Movements Succeed While Others Don't (Wiley, $30, 9781119413813).

6:50 p.m. Tony Williams, author of Hamilton: An American Biography (Rowman & Littlefield, $19.95, 9781538100172).

10 p.m. Edith Sheffer, author of Asperger's Children: The Origins of Autism in Nazi Vienna (Norton, $27.95, 9780393609646).

11 p.m. Carlo Rovelli, author of The Order of Time (Riverhead, $20, 9780735216105), at Politics & Prose in Washington, D.C.

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