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Every Sunday night, we will introduce you to interesting people who are making things happen in politics, the media, education, and science & technology in hour-long conversations about their lives and their work.

Every Sunday night, we will introduce you to interesting people who are making things happen in politics, the media, education, and science & technology in hour-long conversations about their lives and their work.
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Washington, DC

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Every Sunday night, we will introduce you to interesting people who are making things happen in politics, the media, education, and science & technology in hour-long conversations about their lives and their work.

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@cspanradio

Language:

English

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400 North Capitol Street NW Suite 650 Washington DC 20001 202-737-3220


Episodes

Holly Jackson, "American Radicals"

12/8/2019
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University of Massachusetts professor Holly Jackson discusses her book, [American Radicals], about the people, inspired by the Founding Fathers, who worked to spread freedom and equality in the United States during the 19th Century.

Duration:00:57:29

Presidential Press Coverage

12/1/2019
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The Newseum's Patty Rhule talks on Q&A about how the press has covered American presidents over the course of our history. She is vice president of the museum's content and exhibit development.

Duration:00:54:24

Presidential Nominating Process

11/24/2019
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Lara Brown of George Washington University discusses how the current presidential nominating system developed. She is the political management school director at George Washington University & author of "Jockeying for the American Presidency."

Duration:00:58:52

A Reporter's View of Afghanistan, Pakistan & Iraq

11/17/2019
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Pamela Constable recently completed a lengthy tour as the [Washington Post]'s Afghanistan/Pakistan bureau chief. She talks about her work, the people she's met, the issues she's covered, and conditions today.

Duration:00:58:27

Susannah Cahalan, "The Great Pretender"

11/10/2019
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Journalist Susannah Cahalan discusses her book, [The Great Pretender], about a 1973 experiment led by Stanford psychologist David Rosenhan that was conducted to test the legitimacy of psychiatric hospitals in America.

Duration:00:57:16

Supreme Court Chief Justices

11/3/2019
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Elizabeth Papez - a litigator and partner in the firm of Gibson Dunn, and former U.S. Deputy Assistant Attorney General who clerked for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas -- discusses several high profile U.S. Supreme Court chief justices.

Duration:00:58:44

Chris Arnade, "Dignity"

10/27/2019
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Former Wall Street trader turned photojournalist Chris Arnade discusses his book "Dignity," in which he documents the plight of those living on the margins of society in America.

Duration:00:56:59

Alan Kraut

10/20/2019
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American University Distinguished Professor of History Alan Kraut looks back at our politics and policies over the past two plus centuries to see how they transformed the laws designed to manage immigration.

Duration:00:58:48

Jeff Guinn, "The Vagabonds"

10/9/2019
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Historian Jeff Guinn writes about the highly publicized summer road trips taken by Henry Ford and Thomas Edison between 1914-1925 in his book, [The Vagabonds].

Duration:00:57:55

History of Tariffs

10/6/2019
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The Smithsonian Institution's Peter Liebhold discusses the history of tariffs in managing the U.S. economy. He is a work and industry curator at the National Museum of American History.

Duration:00:58:12

James Banner, "Presidential Misconduct"

9/29/2019
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Historian James Banner discusses his book, "Presidential Misconduct: From George Washington to Today"

Duration:00:57:36

Heritage Foundation President Kay Coles James

9/22/2019
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Kay Coles James about her life, career in government and politics, and her work as president of the Heritage Foundation think tank in Washington, D.C.

Duration:00:57:56

Malcolm Gladwell, "Talking to Strangers"

9/15/2019
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Bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell discusses about his new book, [Talking to Strangers], about how we make judgments, often inaccurately, about people we don't know.

Duration:00:57:29

Margaret O'Mara, "The Code"

9/8/2019
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University of Washington history professor Margaret O'Mara discusses her book, [The Code: Silicon Valley and the Remaking of America], about the rise of Silicon Valley and the role that the federal government played in its evolution.

Duration:00:58:19

David McCullough

5/19/2019
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Historian David McCullough discusses his latest book, [The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West].

Duration:00:57:51

David Maraniss

5/12/2019
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Journalist and author David Maraniss discusses his book, [A Good American Family: The Red Scare and My Father].

Duration:00:58:21

Harold Holzer and Amity Shlaes

5/6/2019
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Harold Holzer and Amity Shlaes talk about C-SPAN's latest book, [The Presidents: Noted Historians Rank America's Best - and Worst - Chief Executives].

Duration:00:54:16

David Brooks

4/28/2019
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New York Times columnist David Brooks discusses his book "The Second Mountain: The Quest for a Moral Life."

Duration:00:58:18

Q&A with Senate Youth Program

4/21/2019
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High school students from the U.S. Senate Youth Program talk about their week in Washington and what they've learned from the experience.

Duration:00:57:47

Q&A with Mark Cheathem

4/21/2019
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Cumberland University history professor Mark Cheathem discusses his book, [Andrew Jackson, Southerner], and talks about the comparisons made between President Jackson and President Trump.

Duration:00:58:34