Q and A (C-SPAN)
Q&A with Robert Gordon and Morgan Neville07/27/15
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 Kristen Soltis Anderson
Republican millennial pollster Kristen Soltis Anderson talks about her book, [The Selfie Vote], which examines shifting demographics in the U.S. and how they will impact future elections at the federal level.
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 David McCullough
Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner David McCullough talks about his new book [The Wright Brothers.], the roles Wilbur and Orville's family played as they experienced failures and successes, as well as the approach he took to writing the book.
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.
Q&A with Judith Miller
Judith Miller talks about her book [The Story: A Reporter's Journey], in which she chronicles her reporting leading up to the American invasion in Iraq in 2003.
Q&A: Jessica Stern
[ISIS: The State of Terror] Co-Author Jessica Stern talks about the genesis and growth of the terror organization and its goals, mission, and methods. She also speaks on terrorism's impact in the Middle East and how ISIS differs from other groups.
Q&A: Andrew Ferguson
Writer and Weekly Standard Senior Editor Andrew Ferguson talks about the current crop of 2016 GOP hopefuls, President Obama, Eisenhower Memorial cost overruns, his writing career, and the growing number of journalists and pundits in Washington, D.C.
Q&A: U.S. Senate Youth Program
One hundred and four high school students from all 50 states talk about their participation in the week-long U.S. Senate Youth Program on government and leadership. The program was created in 1962 and has brought over 5,000 students to Washington.
Q&A: Erik Larson
Author Erik Larson discusses his book, [Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania], about the world politics surrounding the 1915 sinking of the Lusitania at the hands of German U-Boat submarines during its voyage from New York to England.
Q&A: Daniel Bolger
Army General Daniel Bolger discusses his book, [Why We Lost: A General's Inside Account of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars], as well as the inherent dangers U.S. forces face in the two war zones and his experiences training Iraqi and Afghan forces.
Q&A: Dr. Adriane Fugh-Berman
Dr. Adriane Fugh-Berman, director of PharmedOut, talks about the organization, the money made by the pharmaceutical industry, the advertising the industry produces, how pharmaceutical companies lobby Congress, and how they try to influence doctors.
Q&A: David Stewart
Author David Stewart discusses his book, [Madison's Gift: Five Partnerships That Built America], about James Madison's friendships and political partnerships with George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, and James Monroe.
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