Thursday, October 18, 2007

Joseph on Black Power, Weiner on the history of the CIA, Rampersad on Ellison -- on Book TV this weekend

Time to set the Tivo. There's a great weekend for history coming up at C-Span2 Book TV. On the schedule are:

Saturday at 1:15 PM, and Sunday at 6:00 AM
Waiting 'Til the Midnight Hour: A Narrative History of Black Power in America
Author: Peniel Joseph

Saturday at 4:00 PM
After Words: Tim Weiner author of "Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA" - 2007 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST

Saturday at 5:00 PM
2007 National Book Festival:
Arnold Rampersad, "Ralph Ellison: A Biography"
Author: Arnold Rampersad - 2007 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST