Q and A (C-SPAN)
Q&A: Michele Flournoy07/27/14
Former Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Michele Flournoy discusses defense budget cuts, foreign policy, and U.S. involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan. She served in the Obama administration from 2009-2012.
Q&A: Fred Kaplan
Fred Kaplan, author of [John Quincy Adams: American Visionary,] talks about the sixth U.S. president and shares his experiences as a biographer of literary and political figures such as Gore Vidal, Mark Twain, and Abraham Lincoln.
Q&A: George Will
George Will discusses his latest book [A Nice Little Place on the North Side: Wrigley Field at 100], which examines the story of the Chicago Cubs. He also talks about the controversy surrounding his column on sexual assault on college campuses.
Q&A: Wayne Frederick
Howard University Acting President Wayne Frederick talks about the challenges facing the university and other historically black colleges. He also talks about his career as a surgical oncologist and his early life in Trinidad and Tobago.
Q&A: Daniel Schulman
Daniel Schulman, author of the book, [Sons of Wichita: How the Koch Brothers Became America's Most Powerful and Private Dynasty], talks about the Koch family's rise to power and the infighting and dysfunction that has come with it.
Q&A: Sharyl Attkisson
Emmy Award winning journalist and investigative reporter Sharyl Attkisson talks about her 20-year career at CBS, the state of the media, and her future plans. She's the author of the upcoming book, [Stonewalled].
Q&A: Lisa Myers
Former NBC News correspondent Lisa Myers talks about her 33 years at the network covering politics, the state of the media today, and her early life growing up near Joplin, Missouri.
Q&A: Rep. George Miller (D-CA)
California Representative George Miller (D) discusses his 40-year career in Congress, his accomplishments, and his recent decision to retire at the end of this term.
Q&A: Bret Baier
Fox News host Bret Baier discusses his new book, [Special Heart: A Journey of Faith, Hope, Courage and Love], in which he chronicles the life and near-death struggles of his son Paul, who was born with a rare and severe congenital heart condition.
Q&A: John Sopko
John Sopko talks about his role as Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) and how more than $103 billion has been spent there on reconstruction projects since 2001.
Q&A: Ralph Nader
Political activist Ralph Nader discusses his book [Unstoppable: The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State], in which he describes his upbringing and the experiences that have shaped his lifelong career in politics.
Q&A: Evan Osnos
[New Yorker] staff writer and author Evan Osnos discusses his new book [Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China], in which he describes the rising conflict between the individual and the Chinese government.
Q&A: Myra MacPherson
Myra MacPherson talks about her book, [The Scarlet Sisters], in which she argues that Victoria Woodhull and Tennessee Claflin changed the course of America and the rights of women forever through their radical views on sex, love, and politics.
Q&A: U.S. Senate Youth Program
High school students from the United States Senate Youth Program discuss their participation in a week-long government and leadership education program in Washington, DC. This is the 52nd year of the program which has had over 5,000 participants.
Q&A: William Cohan
Duke University alumnus and author William Cohan discusses his book [The Price of Silence: The Duke Lacrosse Scandal, the Power of the Elite, and the Corruption of Our Great Universities], which delves into the 2006 scandal.
Q&A: Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK)
The Oklahoma Republican discusses his career in politics and reasons for his early retirement from the Senate. He also talks about transparency in government, the deficit and his friendship with President Obama.
Sen. Coburn's Comments on Sylvia Mathews Burwell
During a Q&A interview recorded before Sylvia Mathews Burwell's nomination to be Health and Human Services secretary, Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) praises her work at OMB and in the private sector. Watch the full interview this Sunday at 8pm ET on C-SPAN.
Q&A: Matt Taibbi
In his book, [The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap], journalist Matt Taibbi discusses many of the problems surrounding Wall Street, including the questionable actions of some CEOs, and how they escaped prosecution.
Q&A: Betty Medsger
In her book [The Burglary,] former Washington Post reporter Betty Medsger discusses a March 1971 break-in at a FBI office. She received and wrote an article on the stolen documents, exposing an illegal FBI surveillance program on ordinary Americans.
Q&A: Ibis Sánchez-Serrano
Author & businessman Ibis Sánchez-Serrano discusses his book, [The World's Health Care Crisis.] He talks about the problems of pharmaceutical companies, the rising cost of medicine, & how fake prescription drugs find their way into the marketplace.
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