Q and A (C-SPAN)
Q&A: Rick Perlstein09/15/14
Author Rick Perlstein discusses his book, [The Invisible Bridge: The Fall on Nixon and the Rise of Reagan], which traces the early career of Ronald Reagan and how it parallels the evolution of conservative politics in America.
Q&A: David Fahrenthold
David Fahrenthold, national reporter at the [Washington Post], discusses his article on Medicare fraud involving power wheelchairs, as well as other investigative reports he has worked on involving federal government waste.
Q&A: Robert Katzmann
Robert Katzmann, chief judge of the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals, discusses his book [Judging Statutes], on his views about how federal judges should interpret laws passed by Congress and his belief in deciphering the intent of the law.
Q&A: Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-NY)
Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-NY) talks about his more than 40 years in the House, as well as his life before entering public office. Mr. Rangel unseated Rep. Adam Clayton Powell (D-NY) in 1970. If re-elected, he says his next term will be his last.
Q&A: Pat Buchanan
Pat Buchanan discusses his book [The Greatest Comeback: How Richard Nixon Rose from Defeat to Create the New Majority] about how President Nixon overcame political defeats and brought together liberal and conservative wings of the Republican Party.
Q&A: Edmund Morris
Author Edmund Morris discusses his most recent book [This Living Hand: and Other Essays], his upcoming book on Thomas Edison, his career as a biographer of presidents and other notable figures, and how he approaches his craft as a writer.
Q&A: Sylvia Morris
Sylvia Jukes Morris, author of [Price of Fame: The Honorable Clare Boothe Luce], discusses her second volume on the notable politician, socialite, writer and diplomat who lived from 1903 to 1987.
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.
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