James Naughtie - On the Road: Adventures from Nixon to Trump (Livestream)

Part of Derby Book Festival
Digital Events , Derby Book Festival
Thursday 27 May 2021

Part of Derby Book Festival

James Naughtie: On the Road: Adventures from Nixon to Trump

Thursday 27 May, 7:30pm - 9pm

Online Livestream

James Naughtie, special correspondent for BBC News, is one of the country's best-known broadcasters and has covered every US election from Nixon in 1974 to Biden in 2020.  He tells the story of a country that is grappling with a dream. What has it come to mean in the new century, and who do Americans now think they are?

His book includes fascinating insights on the controversial presidential election battle in 2020 between Donald Trump and Joe Biden.  It may mark the end of Trump’s term – but maybe not the end of Trumpism as a political movement. 

Jim has been travelling in America since the 1970s, witnessing many of the important events that have shaped the country as it is today. On the Road  is an account of his experiences, the places and people he has encountered and the changes he has seen.

Jim presented Today  on Radio 4 for 21 years, has hosted every edition of BBC Radio 4’s Bookclub  since it began in 1998 and has reported for the BBC from around the world for more than three decades.

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How To Book & Watch Livestream

- All bookings must be made in advance and we encourage you to book online. Please note that you must book tickets by 6:30pm on Thursday 27 May (one hour before the livestream start time).

- After booking, you will first be sent a temporary e-ticket to confirm your booking. Then on the day, at one hour before the livestream start time, you will receive a second e-ticket  which contains the link and password to view the livestream online.

- Your e-tickets will be sent via email from tickets@derbytheatre.co.uk to the email address on your theatre account. Please make sure your account has a correct e-mail address so we can send your e-ticket and your link/password. Your e-ticket will also be accessible from your theatre account.

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- You do not need a Vimeo account to watch the livestream but you will need to enter the password.

- A digital usher will be present should you have any issues accessing the performance. Their name and contact details will be included in the email with your link and password.

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Prices from: £7.50 (Livestream)