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Informative conversations with people who are making things happen in politics, the media, education, and science and technology in hour-long conversations about their lives and their work.

Informative conversations with people who are making things happen in politics, the media, education, and science and technology in hour-long conversations about their lives and their work.

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Washington, DC

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C-SPAN

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Informative conversations with people who are making things happen in politics, the media, education, and science and technology in hour-long conversations about their lives and their work.

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@cspanradio

Language:

English

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Episodes

Jeff Guinn, "The Vagabonds: The Story of Henry Ford and Thomas Edison’s Ten-Year Road Trip"

5/24/2020
Historian Jeff Guinn talked about his book The Vagabonds: The Story of Henry Ford and Thomas Edison’s Ten-Year Road Trip, on the highly-publicized summer road trips taken by Henry Ford and Thomas Edison between 1914-1925. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:59:10

Susannah Cahalan, Journalist, "The Great Pretender"

5/17/2020
Journalist Susannah Cahalan talked about her book, The Great Pretender: The Undercover Mission That Changed Our Understanding of Madness, about a 1973 experiment, led by Stanford psychologist David Rosenhan, conducted to test the legitimacy of psychiatric hospitals in America. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:58:33

Susannah Cahalan, Journalist, "The Great Pretender"

5/17/2020
Journalist Susannah Cahalan talked about her book, The Great Pretender: The Undercover Mission That Changed Our Understanding of Madness, about a 1973 experiment, led by Stanford psychologist David Rosenhan, conducted to test the legitimacy of psychiatric hospitals in America.

Duration:00:57:23

Craig Fehrman, Journalist, "Author in Chief"

5/10/2020
Journalist and historian Craig Fehrman analyzes American presidents through the lens of the books they’ve written. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:00:14

Craig Fehrman, Journalist, "Author in Chief"

5/10/2020
Journalist and historian Craig Fehrman analyzes American presidents through the lens of the books they’ve written.

Duration:00:58:50

Lual Mayen, South Sudanese Refugee

5/3/2020
Lual Mayen recounted his journey from life as a South Sudanese refugee to a Washington, D.C.-based video game developer and CEO of his company Junub Games. He was gaining acclaim for his work on peace and conflict resolution by bringing the refugee experience to a wider audience through his video game “Salaam,” which means “peace” in Arabic. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:57:38

Lual Mayen, South Sudanese Refugee

5/3/2020
Lual Mayen recounted his journey from life as a South Sudanese refugee to a Washington, D.C.-based video game developer and CEO of his company Junub Games. He was gaining acclaim for his work on peace and conflict resolution by bringing the refugee experience to a wider audience through his video game “Salaam,” which means “peace” in Arabic.

Duration:00:56:15

Chris Arnade, Photojournalist

4/26/2020
Former Wall Street trader turned photojournalist Chris Arnade discussed his book "Dignity," in which he documents the plight of those living on the margins of society in America. He talked about his photos and shared stories about some of the people he befriended during his travels. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:58:25

Chris Arnade, Photojournalist

4/26/2020
Former Wall Street trader turned photojournalist Chris Arnade discussed his book "Dignity," in which he documents the plight of those living on the margins of society in America. He talked about his photos and shared stories about some of the people he befriended during his travels.

Duration:00:57:02

James Wallner, Historian and Professor at American University

4/19/2020
Former U.S. Senate aide James Wallner, who currently researches and writes about Congress at the R Street Institute, joins us to talk about the role and power of Senate Majority Leaders throughout history.

Duration:00:56:16

James Wallner, Historian and Professor at American University

4/19/2020
Former U.S. Senate aide James Wallner, who currently researches and writes about Congress at the R Street Institute, joins us to talk about the role and power of Senate Majority Leaders throughout history. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:57:41

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

4/5/2020
We profile Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases since 1984 and a prominent member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:54:07

Amity Shlaes, Author and Economic Historian on U.S. Response to Crises

3/29/2020
Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation chair, author and economic historian Amity Shlaes joins us to talk about the history of U.S. government responses to economic crises, including the Great Depression, the 2008 global recession, and the coronavirus. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:53:37

Christian McMillen, Author of "Pandemics: A Very Short Introduction"

3/22/2020
Christian McMillen talks about the history of pandemics. He is the author of “Pandemics: A Very Short Introduction” and is a University of Virginia associate dean for social sciences. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:59:25

Steve Inskeep, Author of "Imperfect Union"

3/15/2020
NPR “Morning Edition” host Steve Inskeep discusses his book, “Imperfect Union,” which chronicles John and Jessie Fremont and their exploration of the American West in the 19th century. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:57:41

Peggy Wallace Kennedy, Author of "The Broken Road: George Wallace and a Daughter's Journey to Reconciliation"

3/8/2020
Peggy Wallace Kennedy, daughter of former 4-term Alabama governor and presidential candidate segregationist George Wallace, talks about her father’s controversial career and his later political conversion after almost being assassinated in 1972. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:55:43

Carl Cannon, Washington Bureau Chief of RealClearPolitics on Super Tuesday

3/1/2020
Carl Cannon, Washington Bureau Chief of RealClearPolitics, discusses the history of Super Tuesday primaries and caucuses. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:59:54

Notable Speakers of the House with Matthew Green

2/23/2020
Matthew Green looks back over history & into our own time to talk about notable Speakers - including Henry Clay, Joe Cannon, Newt Gingrich, and current Speaker Nancy Pelosi. He is a Catholic University political science professor. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:58:39

Craig Fehrman, "Author in Chief"

2/16/2020
Journalist and historian Craig Fehrman analyzes American presidents through the lens of the books they've written. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:58:48

Q&A with Lual Mayen

2/9/2020
Lual Mayen recounts his journey from life as a South Sudanese refugee to a Washington, D.C.-based video game developer and CEO of his company Junub Games. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:55:19