Towson University Professor Martha Kumar discusses her book "Before the Oath", in which she looks at presidential transitions. Professor Kumar is interviewed by Mack McLarty, former White House Chief of Staff in the Clinton administration
MSNBC national correspondent Joy-Ann Reid discusses her book, "Fracture", about how racial issues have affected presidential campaigns. She also speaks about the role of race in 2016, and what voters should watch for in the 2016 election
John Kasich talks about his book "Stand for Something: the Battle for America's Soul", in which he describes how he sees the decline in American values reflected in government, business, sports, education, and popular culture
Dan-el Padilla Peralta discusses his book "Undocumented", in which he traces his journey in the U.S. as an undocumented immigrant, from a homeless shelter to the Ivy League. He is interviewed by "New York Times" immigration reporter Liz Robbins
American Enterprise Institute President Arthur Brooks discusses his book, "The Conservative Heart", in which he says it is time for a new kind of conservatism that fights poverty, promotes equal opportunity, and extols spiritual enlightenment
Charles Murray argues that it is now possible to roll back the power of the federal government by relying on technology rather than the Constitution. He is interviewed by Jared Bernstein, former economic adviser to Vice President Joe Biden
Ralph Nader discusses his book "Return to Sender", a collection of letters he has written to Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama critiquing U.S. government policy. He is interviewed by Andy Shallal, founder of Busboys and Poets
Andrea Mays recounts Henry Folger's pursuit of Shakespeare's First Folio, a collection of thirty-six plays first published in 1623 and devised as a memorial for the playwright by his friends. Ms. Mays discusses her book with author Jeffery Deaver
Charles Shields discusses his book, "Mockingbird: A Portrait of Harper Lee", about the life of author Harper Lee, as well as the discovery and publication of her manuscript, "Go Set a Watchman", which was written before "To Kill a Mockingbird"
Mona Eltahawy talks about her book, "Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution". She is interviewed by Rangita de Silva de Alwis, associate dean of International Affairs at the University of Pennsylvania Law School
Professor Kenji Yoshino looks at the case, "Hollingsworth v. Perry", which considered the constitutionality of Proposition 8, the law that rescinded the right of same-sex couples to marry in California. He is interviewed by David Savage
Harvard Business School professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter discusses America's transportation infrastructure. She wis interviewed by Rodney Slater, former U.S. Secretary of Transportation from 1997 to 2001
Author Elaine Lowry Brye discusses her book, "Be Safe, Love Mom: A Military Mom's Stories of Courage, Comfort, and Surviving Life on the Homefront", about her experiences during the military service of her four children.
Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform, talks about his book "End the IRS Before It Ends Us", in which he argues that Americans have reached a tipping point in their tolerance for the IRS and the tax system.
Author Cornel West discusses his book, "The Radical King", about Martin Luther King, Jr.'s, radical political thinking, a side of the late civil rights leader that the author argues has been diminished and sanitized
William Bennett, former director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy under President George H.W. Bush, talks about his book "Going to Pot", in which he argues against the legalization of marijuana
White House correspondent April Ryan talks about her book "The Presidency in Black and White", in which she recounts her over twenty-five year career in journalism and the presidential administrations she has covered