josh king discussing campaign strategy. we will be right back. [inaudible conversations] >> here is a look at the martyrs tv's tly featured on book÷÷÷÷÷÷÷ afterwards. our weekly author interview program was columbia university law professor tim wu explains how society has been affected by advertising with goldman sachs vice president describes her experience as an undocumented immigrant. ÷÷÷÷÷÷÷÷
between synergies were created gradually over time through successful risktaking that bubbled up from a larger pool of failed risk-taking but we always have the option of we can distribute more in the short run but we slow down growth and in the long run look at the difference between the growth rate of the united states and europe and the difference between income levels of the united states and japan. they get bigger and bigger and bigger and the differences get bigger and bigger and the country to this÷÷÷÷÷÷÷÷÷÷÷÷
catch up now that they have fallen behind is unlikely they could catch up unless we have a major shift in technology, biology or something other than what we are heading towards consciousness with computers and the internet and we have a big advantage we can't sustain forever but we have a competitive advantage today. >> afterward there is on booktv every saturday at 10:00 pm and sunday at 9:00 pm eastern. you can watch all previous afterwards programs on our website, booktv.org. >> there are 3000 students in the overall study but the book focuses on six of them just to help the reader understand what this looks like up close. that was one of my tasks but ÷÷÷ these students have gone through enormous challenges and i want to see them. consider someone like chloe, a young woman who grew up on a farm in rural wisconsin and thought it would be really cool
to be able to take care of animals which is a pretty normal ambition and she went to a two year college so she could do that. so many people think community college is free in this country. chloe was one of those who figured out that was not true. she had very little money, her family was tasked by the federal government to pay a couple dollars a year for ÷÷÷÷ college. even after all her grants became to she was facing a bill of $10,000 a year and she was asking how am i supposed to do that and just because the federal government says my mom can contribute that $2000 they are wrong. she sold her horse to go to college was that is the starting point. >> that with a poignant example of the extremes people go to to get that education. >> he did wanted, i don't think she is an anomaly.
what happens is grandma sells something with the cousins pitch in something which families go to great lengths to make college possible for their students these days. >> chloe wasn't okay. she knew about student loans but wanted to avoid them, her mother was struggling with credit card debt and chloe was afraid of ending up in that circumstance so instead she took on not one job between 2 jobs and was she hours from aenough÷÷÷÷ single employer so she works at kohl's which was the department store in wisconsin and worked at pet smart which makes sense for what she was trying to do in school and she found herself doing those two jobs with so many telling her to do that which is to take 5 classes at a time to get done quickly, two jobs in five classes do not add up. she was commuting back and forth running all over the place and started to find herself falling
asleep in class. she knew she was exerting too much energy and not doing enough studying but by the time she said this is going to work for me and i need other money she applied for student loan. student loans don't just come through immediately. it took more than a month for the loan money to arrive and by that point her grades were so bad she had been placed on academic probation and these days chloe is no longer in ÷÷÷÷ college. she has debt and no degree. >> here is a look at staff picks from the harvard bookstore at cambridge, massachusetts. yahoo! news political columnist matt by explores how the downfall of gary hart's residential campaign has shaped today's campaign in all the truth is out. supreme court justice stephen breyer looks at how high court's decisions are stretching beyond america's orders in the course and the world. in 1944 historian jay winick
reviews the decisions fdr had to make regarding d-day and the end of world war zero make. journalist jenny nordberg reports on the lives of afghan women and girls in the underground girls of kabul. another staff pick from harvard bookstore is black man in a coat, why doctor damon tweeting weighs in on race and any quality in the american healthcare system. in we should all be feminists, everyone should be fighting for gender equality. brandeis university english professor john burke dissects the 7 debates between abraham lincoln and even douglas during their senate seat race in ÷÷÷÷÷÷ lincoln's tragic pragmatism. barrel markham reveals the difficulty she faced as a career pilot and the first woman to fly solo across the atlantic ocean in her memoir westward.
some of the staff picks from the harvard bookstore cambridge massachusetts, many of these authors have appeared on booktv. you can watch them on our website booktv.org. >> it turns out eleanor exchange 3000 letters and most of them lorena hickok gave to hyde park 1968.he died in÷÷÷÷÷÷÷÷ lorena was hip to everybody, stipulated the letters could be open 10 years after her death. by chance, the one who first saw the letters had written a lot of children's books about presidents and president's wives and she was horrified. she even tried to get the library to lock the letters up again but when they wouldn't she decided to write a book about the relationship playing down the passionate part of the story.
when the book came out, legends mama rag n called big÷÷÷÷÷÷÷÷÷÷ said during those letters, it was a crime again to turning poems to medieval christian theologians. so i realized right away that this was an opportunity to revisit a story in changed times and here is where writing about what you can connect to came into it so all my books with one exception, the book about research, have been about stron÷ women.ble÷÷ the psychoanalyst who examined freud's ideas about sexuality, mary curie and even a theater book focused on one strong woman who was head of the federal theater project named halley flanagan. there was another reason i
[inaudible conversations] >> [inaudible] >> welcome to the 21st annual texas book festival. you're here for a panel on the art of the campaign. my name is paul sessionler, and i've been unnaturally obsessed with american politics my entire life, and i'm hoping, i'm hoping the panelists today can give me a reason to keep going on, because this campaign is making my head explode. [laughter] [applause] we've had an october surprise nationally with the fbi. but here in texas, as you guys know, we've had a different kind of october surprise. that surprise was the announcement by the national