TITLE

Lamb Turns Page on 'Booknotes'

AUTHOR(S)
Hearn, Ted
PUB. DATE
August 2004
SOURCE
Multichannel News;8/16/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 33, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the decision of C-SPAN founder Brian Lamb to close the program "Booknotes" in the U.S. The reason behind the move is explained. The list of "Booknotes" luminaries is given. The plan of Lamb to launch an interview program called "Q&A" is addressed. The response of Random House executive Carol Schneider to the move is also described.
ACCESSION #
14164607

 

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