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>> this is book tv on c-span2, television for serious readers. here is our prime time lineup. tonight starting at 6:30 nick adams shares his opinion on political correctness, at 7:30 thers reports on influence on big money in politics. ms. mayer will join us live next weekend to discousin all of the books and take your questions on in-depth. prime time continues at
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9:00 p.m. with michael hayden, nsa and cia director, former cia director to discuss national security on both after words program. and that's followed at 10:00 with the panel on the history of the black power movement. that all happens tonight on c-span2's book tv. >> give us some thoughts on what you all did, some of the things you did to create those relationships. >> well, one of the things we felt strongly about a need for inclusion, and by that, the president and inviting leaders to the white house, we did that right after 9/11. president bush invite us down, he told us we had to be there at 7:00 in the morning every tuesday and that inclusion created a chemistry among us that allowed us to deal with a real crisis at the time and made a huge difference in the relationships that came from it
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really made a difference in terms of what we were able to get done. joint caucuses, opportunities for republicans and democrats to sit together to break together and listen to the leadership together rather than separately so these joint -- these separate caucuses don't become pep rallies for your side, doing things to socialize, bringing spouses together and opportunities to get to know in an informal basis, that's the way they used to do things. we don't have any of those things anymore. none of that happens today, we would have a joint conference meeting, republicans and democrats in the old senate chamber. sometimes to have a ci briefing or sometimes it was to see if we could find a way of how to proceed with and every time we had meeting in the old senate
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chamber marvelous things came out of them. >> tell jc about the agreement. >> tom and i had come to terms. the house had voted to impeach the president and we were going to have to have the trial but we weren't sure how to proceed. we were going to have a discussion about how to proceed, we didn't know what the result was going to be, we really didn't, i called on danny follow hawaii to open in prayer and then i asked bob byrd, give us a little history, little history, not too long about our constitutional responsibility and he did a marvelous job and we opened up for discussion and people started talking back and forth and finally kennedy made
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some comments, ted kennedy and phil good afternoon made some comments, phil graham from texas. liberal line of the democrats and what it sounded like is they were saying the same thing. i looked down at my buddy and he nodded and senator from florida, i said that's it, we have the kennedy-graham solution and so everybody was so excited and, you know, we broke up the session, we had an agreement on how to proceed and tom said, i think we ought to tell the press we reached this agreement and i'm going down the hall and i don't know which one said but the other said, exactly what did we agreed to and i think i probably said, i don't really know either, don. why don't we get some key players like slayed gordon and phil graham and ted kennedy and put them in a room and write up what we agreed to but we got the agreement and we proceed it, we did our constitutional responsibility, we didn't remove him from office but we did it in
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a way we felt was fair to all and we came out the other side with the ability to then go back to doing legislation for the people. >> you could watch this and other programs online at booktv.org. here a look at some books that are being published this weeks, investigative reporter and historian sally reports on the origins of a construction company, douglas rush looks at the effect technological effects on the economy in throws rocks at the google bus. in all the single ladies, rebecca, writer at large for new york magazine details the contributions of unmarried women throughout america's history. also being released this week is dark territory, surprise winning journalists outlines the government's plan to combat cyber-attack. adam kohen, supreme court
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decision permitting sterilization in imbeciles. the war on leakers. and in the president's book of secrets, former intelligence officer david prees reports on the president's daily intelligence briefing through interviews with former policy makers and intelligent's officials, look for these titles in bookstores this coming week and watch for the authors in the near future on book tv. >> this past week president obama announced the nomination of carla hayden to become the 14th librarian of congress. has been a member of the national museum and library services board since 2010, another post she was nominated for by president obama. here is dr. hayden in 2004
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discussing her opposition to the patriot act. >> libraries are one of the building blocks of a free and open society and when members of the public enter a library for whatever reason to pursue their own intellectual interest or look up something that they just have a curiosity about or just find out about subjects that they've heard about, no one should be examined or scrutinized by anyone specially by the government and the american library association supports the protection of confidentiality and the freedom that companies it and we find that parts of the u.s. a patriot act threatens all of these freedoms. in fact, we remember the 1970's and the fbi library awareness program and as librarians we are interested in and commit today ensuring the safety of our fellow americans but it's time for the government to stop wasting
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its time on supposed risk for any american that goes in the public library for research, learning or just for fun. the new and expanded authority allow the federal government to invest and engage in surveillance of citizens and others without having to demonstrate any specific reason to believe that they're engaged in illegal activities and to threaten the civil lights guarantied under the united states constitution and the bill of rights. >> if confirmed by the senate, dr. hayden will be the first african american and the first women to hold the position of librarian of congress, confirmation hearings have yet to be set by the senate. >> what we have to discuss tonight is shadow work and it is a form of what i call middle-class, as my friend, all dressed up and pumping gas into the car and when i asked, in
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other words, how did these people turn into these people, right. and the -- the idea donned on me, i was in the supermarket one night and i looked over 20 feet and i saw a lawyer i knew slightly. she could have been. i knew the senior partner at a downtown firm. she had to be making well into the six figures, probably at least $300,000 a year and i saw her there scanning and bagging groceries. of course, they were her own groceries but i thought she's doing an entry-level job that usually pays minimum wage but she's not getting minimum wage, she's getting nothing. she's getting exactly zero and i said, what's going on here, this is sort of interesting and i began to realize that -- i
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thought about it that there are other places in this world where we are as consumers doing work for nothing, that used to be done by somebody who got a paycheck like pumping our own gas, or like checking ourselves in at the airport, approximately doing our own travel arrangements in the first place as this guy is doing like kyak or expedia that used to be a travel agent's job. there really aren't too many salespeople to be found in these places. you are kind of on your own, maybe you and your smartphone will do the research and do whatever you need to do to learn what has to be learned to buy what you're looking for, there are cars like these cars where you become the car rental agent, there's your -- there's your car rental agent, the card in your
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hand or uber where you become the taxi dispatcher. even medical procedures that used to be done in a lab can be done at home such as home pregnancy test. so this is a kind of question to the consumer, but there are a lot of things that are going on in this direction and here is my definition of shadow work, all the un-paid jobs that we do on behalf of businesses and organizations and there's a lot of them, it's not just corporations either, it's schools, hospitals, nonprofits, sports leagues, we will see a few of them as we go along here. >> you can watch this and other programs online at booktv.org. >> here is a look at some authors recently featured on book tv after words, our weekly interview program. senator booker recount it had people and personal experiences
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that shaped his political life. criminal justice professor at city university of new york discussed his research on violent crime in america. and daily caller senior contributor matt lewis explained that the republican party must reembrace conservative principles to remain relevant. in the coming weeks on after words, washington post columnist will argue that the republican parties adoption of gold water conservative principles is driving away moderate voters. michael eric will explore how race has impacted the obama administration. also coming up former bush justice department official john yu, he will contend that executive power has gone beyond its constitutional limits under president obama. and this weekend former nsa and cia director michael hayden discusses the decisions he made as the director of both agencies
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following the events of september 11th. >> when we gathered all of the data in 9/11 program to be fair, jim, congress then limited access to mettia data in the foreign intelligence surveillance act but it was not constitutionally limited. it was limited by statute. and after 9/11, using authority for chief authorities decide that had to the agree to stop from doing that, the statute had to be unconstitutional because defendant limiting his inherent article tool, that stood up, has that constitutional authority. >> after words airs on book tv every saturday at 10:00 p.m. and sunday at 9:00 p.m. eastern. you can watch all previous after words programs on our website,
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booktv.org. >> and now on book tv, new jersey senator corey booker discusses civic involvement and recounts the experience that shaped political thinking, he discusses his book united with robert george of the new york post >> you'd drop a book called united, why the title and why now? >> well, first of all, it's great to be here. [laughter] >> it's actually nice to be on it. >> exactly. >> and i appreciate you being here and not making me feel in anyway challenged. [laughter] >> absolutely. i

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