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Aug 16, 2016 11:58pm EDT
include jon meacham has written biographies on thomas jefferson, andrew jackson and george h. w. bush and former senate majority leader trent lott discussing his book on political polarization, crisis point. go to booktv.org for the complete weekend schedule. >> now a special edition of booktv. every night in august the programs focus on a new subject. then we will hear about life in george carlin's house thank you so much for coming out here tonight. we love putting on events such as this one. we can't do it without your support for thank you for being here.it we are pleased to have with us stories i tell myself growing up with hunter s. thompson which he shares the story of his father, large,larger-than-life literarye and relationship that they got to know over the course of 41 years. the conversation tonight with best-selling author douglas brinkley franklin d. roosevelt and the land of america is on our shelve shoulders now. ladies and gentlemen please join us. [applause] we want to welcome our longtime friend, and robert thompson, where is he, is he here right now? he has family
CSPAN
Jun 4, 2016 7:30pm EDT
fantastic. i was an english major so some of the classics, joseph conrad george elliott they tend to be a little bit more classical for my taste but those are a few. >> first of all, i noticed that you spoke in a quiet 12-year-old voice when you were attempting to mediate between hunter and sandy. what did you call your parents and did you inherit the quiet, gentle voice from your mother sandy or is that a result of watching them have their arguments? >> i called them hunter and sandy. a lot of people have asked about that. and they want to know why. i really think, if it was hunter, that's what he wanted to be called. you know how when you're a parent, you know when you're talking to your child, you know it's daddy. you are the one who tells them what your name is. i think hunter decided he was just going to be hunter. i think part of that was partially him and partially the times that in the late 60s and 70s was a time of part of the culture that he was a part of, rejecting everything that his parents had raised them to believe, everything. that very much applied to parenting as well wh
CSPAN
Jun 12, 2016 7:00am EDT
. and i was an english major so some of the classics, joseph conrad, george elliot and they tend to be probably more classical to my taste but those are the few. >> first of all,i notice that had you spoke in a quiet 12-year-old when you were between sandy. what did you call your parents and did you inhereto the quiet gentle voice from your mother sandy or is that a result of watching them have their arguments? [laughter] >> i called them hunter and sandy and a lot of people asked why, and i really think that's what he wanted to be called. you know when you're a parent and you're talking to a child, you know, it's daddy. you're the one who tells them what your name is and i think hunter decided no that it's not going hunter, it's not going to be dad. and i think part of that was -- it was partially him and partially the times that he was -- the late 60's, 70's were times for the kind of culture that he was part of like rejecting everything, everything that their parents believed them and had raised them to believe, throw it out. everything and that very much applied to parenting as wel
CSPAN
Jul 5, 2016 7:00am EDT
, joseph conrad, george orwell. george elliot. tend to be probably a little more classical in my taste than, you know, avant-garde. those are the a few. >> good. yes. >> first of all i notice that you spoke in my quiet 12-year-old voice when attempting to mediate between hunter and sandy. my question to you, as your father signed his letter h., and what did you call your parents, did you inherit quiet, gentle voice from your mother sandy or as a result of watching them have their arguments? >> i called them, i called them hunter and sandy. yeah, at that, a lot of people asked about that, and why you know. i really think it was, that's what, that's what, i would say it was hunter. that is what he wanted to be called. you know, how when you're a parent, you know, you're talking to your child and you know, it's it is daddy. you're the one who tells them what your name is. i think hunter decided, no, it is going to be hunter. it is not going to be dad. and i think part of that was, it was partially him and partially the times that he was, you know, the late '60s, the of 0's and '70s were a
CSPAN
Aug 16, 2016 8:00pm EDT
>> we be talks about his father journalist hunter thompson and then from george carlin and house from his daughter. later we talk about becoming a conservative praise in the south bronx after that the plight of undocumented immigrants in the country. and now to austin, texas. spee5 >> good evening banks for coming out tonight we love to put on the events than we can without your support. we are pleased to have with us mr. thompson here to discuss his book stories i tell myself where he's there -- shares the stories of his father bought over the course of 41 years. thompson is a in conversation with douglas brinkley. his books are on our shelves now. please help to welcome our guest. [applause] >> we want to welcome you to austin a long time friend. where is he? he has family here in town so his kinfolk live here and he will do some of reading but i am here because i edited hunter thompson letters and "rolling stone" when he died and i constantly try to promote hunter as one of the great novelist so we will get to talk about some of those but but i wanted to begin by asking t9 if
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