pulitzer prize-winning author alice walker presents a collection of personal and political essays letters and poems. ms. walker opines on a range of topics from health care to the obama presidency for about 45 minutes. >> i am very happy to see all of you. it's a wonderful evening to be in the city, which i know of unfortunately through so many of your disasters, but i was thinking, looking at the fountains, there is a little one you have for the children and a bigger one for the adults and i was thinking about water flows in peace of the history that is so fitted for me of the bombing of the people of the imprisonment of my media, that history is not the whole story and it's very good to remember that and to see that we make our way every day, every single step can be a different direction. so as i was thinking about what i wanted to talk about and read about and i don't have a whole lot of time but i wanted to start by mentioning something that i find very disturbing which is that you know our country and we are not alone. this country is not the only country making a lot of war in the
. >> and we say thank-you said alice walker. thank you for coming. [applause] >> for more reformation, visit the authors website. >> you're watching book tv on c-span2. here is our prime time lineup for tonight. next, an interview from book tv recent visit to london. we sat down with virginia nicholson to talk about her research on women in wartime and her famous family. then at 8:00 p.m., a panel on the protection of civil liberties in the united states. at 10:00, susan crawford joins book tv in an interview she talks about her book captive audience the telecom industry and monopoly power in the new gilded age. we wrap up tonight's programming at 11:00 p.m. eastern. reporting on the hijacking of western airlines flight 701 in 1972. a visit booktv.org for more of this weekend's television schedule. >> and now book tv in london. book tv interviewed virginia nicholson during our recent visit to talk about her research on women in wartime. the author of four nonfiction books, including "singled out: how two million british women survived without men aft
pulitzer prize-winning author alice walker presents a collection of personal and political essays letters and poems. ms. walker opines on a range of topics from health care to the obama presidency for about 45 minutes.
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