Q and A (C-SPAN)
Q&A with Tony Mauro10/04/15
[National Law Journal] Supreme Court Correspondent Tony Mauro discusses the companion book to C-SPAN's "Landmark Cases" series. He talks about some of the cases featured in the series, as well as the Supreme Court's new term, which begins October 5.
Q&A with Tom Sherwood
Tom Sherwood talks about political corruption in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia. Mr. Sherwood covers politics and the District of Columbia government for NBC4 in Washington, D.C.
Q&A with Robert Costa
[Washington Post] National Political Reporter Robert Costa, who has written extensively about Donald Trump, discusses his 2016 presidential campaign, as well as similarities shared with 1992 presidential candidate and businessman Ross Perot.
Q&A with Jennifer Teege
Author Jennifer Teege discusses her book, [My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me], about her discovery that her maternal grandfather was Nazi commandant Amon Goeth.
Q&A with Deborah Rhode
Stanford Law School professor Deborah Rhode discusses her book, [The Trouble with Lawyers], which takes a critical look at the U.S. legal profession, its lack of diversity, the high cost of law schools, and the weakness of our public defender system.
Q&A with Vanda Felbab-Brown
Brookings Institution Senior Fellow Vanda Felbab-Brown, whose work focuses on international conflicts and nontraditional security threats, talks about U.S. counterinsurgency and state-building efforts in Afghanistan and the war on drugs.
Q&A with Kurt Deion
Presidential historian Kurt Deion discusses his visits to the graves of presidents and vice presidents, which he began as a nine-year-old, his interest in U.S. history, and his experiences meeting Bill and Hillary Clinton.
Q&A with Phyllis Bennis
Anti-war activist Phyllis Bennis discusses U.S. foreign policy since the September 11, 2001 attacks, antiterrorism efforts, and the Iran nuclear agreement.
Q&A with Kevyn Orr
Kevyn Orr, who served as emergency manager for the City of Detroit from 2013 to 2014, discusses overseeing the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history. Detroit faced a long-term debt of $18 billion when he took over the post.
Q&A with Robert Kurson
Robert Kurson discusses his book, [Pirate Hunters: Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship], about the search for the Golden Fleece, which was sunk off the coast of the Dominican Republic in the 1680s.
Q&A with Robert Gordon and Morgan Neville
Filmmakers Morgan Neville and Robert Gordon discuss their documentary [Best of Enemies], which tells the story of the famous 1968 televised debates between conservative William F. Buckley and liberal Gore Vidal.
Q&A with Molly Crabapple
Vice columnist and artist Molly Crabapple discusses her drawings of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and of the Guantanamo Bay detention center, as well as videos she has created on a variety of topics, including immigration detention centers.
Q&A with Don Ritchie and Ray Smock (Part 2)
Senate Historian Emeritus Don Ritchie and former House Historian Ray Smock discuss the history of the House and Senate, focusing on leaders, characters, legislation and scandals, and compare the current climate in Congress to past eras.
Q&A with Evan Thomas
Evan Thomas is our guest this week on Q&A. He joins us to discuss his new book, [Being Nixon: A Man Divided], which looks at the personal struggles of the introverted 37th president as he sought to be a leader on the world stage.
Q&A with Stephen Puleo
Author Stephen Puleo discusses his book [The Caning: The Assault that Drove America to Civil War], about Senator Charles Sumner's 1856 speech vilifying slave owners and his subsequent caning on the Senate floor by Representative Preston Brooks.
Q&A with Dr. Patrick O'Gara
Dr. Patrick O'Gara, director of clinical cardiology at Brigham and Women's Hospital, discusses advances in heart surgery, progress in understanding heart health and heart diseases, and the impact of the Affordable Care Act on doctors and patients.
Q&A with Michael Witmore
Michael Witmore talks about his role as director of the Folger Shakespeare Library, as well as the library's function, funding, mission, and repository of the world's largest Shakespeare collection.
Q&A with Astronaut Chris Hadfield
Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield discusses his three missions on the International Space Station and his books, including [You Are Here: Around the World in 92 Minutes] and [an Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth].
Q&A with Kate Andersen Brower
Kate Andersen Brower discusses her book, [The Residence: Inside the Private World of the White House] on the first family's private moments as seen through the eyes of White House staff, including chief ushers, butlers, maids, chefs, and florists.
Q&A with Walter Pincus
[Washington Post] National Security Reporter Walter Pincus discusses his recent articles on the nuclear framework agreement with Iran, our relationship with Israel, and Defense Department spending in an era of sequestration cuts.
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