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TALKING ACROSS THE DIVIDE - POLITICS

8/15/2018
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Election season is upon us again, rearing its ugly head...and America is more polarized today than ever before! Whether the issue is Donald Trump, healthcare, abortion or gun control, it can be hard to voice an opinion without ruffling someone's feathers. This week The Halli Casser-Jayne Show offers up one contentious interview highlighting the great political divide and one interview with a man who through experience has learned how to talk across the great divide. Joining Halli at her...

Duration:00:59:29

CLIMATE CHANGE: A WORLD AT THE WATER'S EDGE

8/8/2018
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Climate change, global warming, conservation, pollution are at the heart of the conversation when Halli visits with two authors who have spent years studying the subjects, Susan Hand Shatterly whose delightful new book is SEAWEED CHRONICLES, A WORLD AT THE WATER’S EDGE, and with journalist Earl Swift, whose new book is the riveting CHESAPEAKE REQUIEM, A YEAR WITH THE WATERMEN OF VANISHING TANGIER ISLAND, the podcast posted 3 pm ET at Halli Casser-Jayne dot com. For much of the past two...

Duration:01:01:22

DAN PFEIFFER - POD SAVE AMERICA - YES WE (STILL) CAN

7/25/2018
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When Dan Pfeiffer, Senior Advisor to President Obama (now co-host of the popular podcast Pod Save America), shut the door to the Oval Office for the last time—closing the chapter on our first African-American President, and leaving the highest office in the land to Donald J. Trump, racist and reality TV star—it was more bitter than sweet. Pheiffer tells the story of his fascinating years serving President Barack Obama and gives his take on many subjects including how Democrats can win back...

Duration:00:59:17

BARACK OBAMA - BRIAN ABRAMS - JONATHAN CHAIT

7/18/2018
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In his first major speech since leaving office, former U.S. President Barack Obama slammed ‘strongman politics’ -- an obvious dig at the current President of the United States Donald Trump -- and defended globalization. This week on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show we are taking a look at Barack Obama, the man and his presidency when joining me at my table is the author of the hot new book OBAMA: AN ORAL HISTORY 2009-2017, Brian Abrams and Jonathan Chait, a political columnist for New York...

Duration:00:40:19

TRUMP-PUTIN HELSINKI SUMMIT with PUTIN EXPERT FRANZ SEDELMAYER

7/11/2018
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On July 16th President Donald Trump is scheduled to travel to Helsinki, Finland to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin for a summit. The meeting could not be any more controversial in light of Russia’s interference in the 2016 election, which many think is the reason Donald Trump is president. And certainly, fueling the fire is the Mueller probe into whether or not Trump colluded with the Russians to gain power, and then obstructed justice to hide the truth. The Halli Casser-Jayne...

Duration:00:51:43

FLYING TIGERS - SAM KLEINER -HALLI CASSER-JAYNE SHOW

6/27/2018
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The Flying Tigers, Claire Chennault, China, a dramatic story symbolic of a generation of heroes and heroines is the subject of an eminently readable new book by author Sam Kleiner, THE FLYING TIGERS. Kleiner is Halli’s guest on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, the podcast posted at Halli Casser-Jayne dot com. THE FLYING TIGERS is the unforgettable true account of the swashbuckling band of volunteer American men and women pilots who crossed the Pacific before Pearl Harbor to risk their lives...

Duration:00:33:30

ROBIN WILLIAMS, A LIFE - HALLI CASSER-JAYNE SHOW

6/20/2018
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Robin Williams, Kate Spade, Anthony Bourdain, we’ve lost a lot of our creatives to suicide. This week The Halli Casser-Jayne Show focuses on the life and laughter of comedian Robin Williams when joining Halli at her table is New York Times culture reporter and author of a ROBIN, Dave Itzkoff. If life is an improvisation, and it is, no one improvised his life, and, maybe death more creatively than the brilliant tour de force that was comedian Robin Williams. In his new devastating...

Duration:00:42:17

BRET BAIER - RANDI ZUCKERBERG - HALLI CASSER-JAYNE SHOW

6/13/2018
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Bret Baier and Randi Zuckerberg…boy oh boy does Halli Casser-Jayne have a show for you! Bret Baier needs no introductions. He is the Chief Political Anchor for Fox News Channel and the Anchor and Executive Editor of Special Report with Bret Baier. He has previously served Fox News as Chief White House Correspondent, and as National Security Correspondent based at the Pentagon. He has reported from seventy-four countries, and has reported from Iraq twelve times and Afghanistan thirteen...

Duration:00:36:00

CNN'S SALLY KOHN THE OPPOSITE OF HATE

6/6/2018
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Hate has consumed America, and it’s time we took a good hard look at hate and bigotry and all its ugly incarnations. One of the leading progressive voices in America today, Sally Kohn sits down with Halli on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show to talk about her new book THE OPPOSITE OF HATE: A FIELD GUIDE TO REPAIRING OUR HUMANITY. To fight against bigotry and hatred Kohn asserts, we must first understand its roots. In her new book, she sets out to do just that. Writer Sally Kohn is a long-time...

Duration:00:36:09

JENNA BLUM AUTHOR NEW BOOK THE LOST FAMILY

5/30/2018
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Holocaust fiction is tough to write and there are few who write it better than New York Times and International bestselling author of THOSE WHO SAVE US, Jenna Blum. Jenna Blum sits down with Halli in her first official interview to launch her new book, officially released June 5th, THE LOST FAMILY, on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show. Also the author of the well-received novel THE STORM CHASERS and the novella, THE LUCKY ONE in GRAND CENTRAL, Jenna Blum is one of Oprah’s Top 30 Women Writers....

Duration:00:49:21

JENNIFER PALMIERI, COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR HILLARY CLINTON CAMPAIGN

5/16/2018
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Jennifer Palmieri is one of the most accomplished political and communications strategists in America today, and maybe one of the most powerful woman in politics. Jennifer joins me at my table on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show to talk about Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, Election 2016, women in politics and her astonishingly honest new memoir MADAM PRESIDENT. As always, Halli shares her commentary. This week: BIG GIRLS DO CRY. A little background…Jennifer served as head of communications for...

Duration:00:42:19

ANDREW REVKIN: ENVIRONMENTAL JOURNALIST AND AUTHOR OF 'WEATHER'

5/9/2018
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We’re taking on Scott Pruitt, the EPA, global warning, weather and climate change this week on TALKish with Halli Casser-Jayne when Andrew Revkin, the prize-winning science reporter and the author of a truly fascinating new book, WEATHER: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY FROM CLOUD ATLASES TO CLIMATE CHANGE joins me at my table, the podcast posted at Halli Casser-Jayne dot com. Andrew Revkin has spent a quarter of a century covering subjects ranging from the assault on the Amazon to the Asian...

Duration:00:38:08

EDDIE MONEY - MULTI-PLATINUM ROCK AND ROLL SUPERSTAR

4/11/2018
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With a legendary career spanning over 40 years, Eddie Money has long-established himself as one of rock’s most beloved entertainers. Money’s journey to rock superstardom began in 1968 when he decided to follow his lifelong dreams of becoming a musician after serving as a New York City policeman for two years. Exchanging his native Brooklyn for the blossoming Berkeley music scene, Money tirelessly worked the local clubs until 1976 when a chance encounter with legendary producer Bill Graham...

Duration:00:36:39

CAN CHRISTIANITY SURVIVE TRUMP? BART EHRMAN RABBI BIRNHOLZ

4/4/2018
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On episode 311, a provocative question: Can Christianity survive Trump? And another question: How is it that against all odds, Judaism has survived? A look at religion in these fractious times when joining me today is, up first, the controversial religion historian Bart Ehrman, the author of a thought-provoking new book THE TRIUMPH OF CHRISTIANITY and in our second half-hour, a conversation with Rabbi Michael Birnholz of Temple Beth Shalom Vero Beach, Florida. For more information visit...

Duration:00:55:52

M.L.B. OPENING DAY MARTY APPEL KEVIN COOK

3/28/2018
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ML.B. Opening Day, baseball history, two great authors and two great books to celebrate America’s National Pastime come together on TALKish, The Halli Casser-Jayne Show when joining Halli, at bat first, Kevin Cook to talk about his book ELECTRIC OCTOBER, SEVEN WORLD SERIES GAMES, SIX LIVES, FIVE MINUTES OF FAME THAT LASTED FOREVER and up second New York Yankee’s historian and former publicity director Marty Appel, author of the great biography CASEY STENGEL, BASEBALL’S GREATEST CHARACTER....

Duration:00:56:40

LUCIE ARNAZ MICHELLE LEE CY COLEMAN: GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK

3/21/2018
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Great American Songbook composer Cy Coleman is the subject of TALKish, The Halli Casser-Jayne Show when joining Halli at her table are Lucie Arnaz, Michelle Lee and Andy Propst the author of YOU FASCINATE ME SO, THE LIFE AND TIMES OF CY COLEMAN and some surprise guests too! Great American Songbook composer Cy Coleman who wrote the great standards “Witchcraft” and “The Best Is Yet To Come,” the writer of such classic musicals as Sweet Charity, On the Twentieth Century, Barnum, City of...

Duration:01:24:19

HUFFPOST'S EMMA GRAY THERAPIST SUSIE HERRICK

3/7/2018
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It’s Women’s History Month and women are making history. The “Me Too” movement, the “Times Up” Movement, and in 2017 the largest protest in US history took place, the historical outcry supporting women’s rights. The Women’s March. In celebration, TALKish, The Halli Casser-Jayne Show talks to the author of A GIRLS GUIDE TO JOINING THE RESISTANCE Emma Gray, HuffPost Senior Women’s Reporter and to acclaimed psychotherapist Susie Herrick, author of YOUR STORY IS YOUR POWER. For more...

Duration:00:45:54

THE OSCARS FILM DIRECTOR CHARLES MATTHAU

2/28/2018
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The Oscars! Hooray for Hollywood and hooray for the Oscars! This year’s 90th Academy Awards is the subject of The Halli Casser-Jayne Show. Joining Halli at her table is director, writer, producer, actor, raconteur and Academy member and Oscar voter, Charles Matthau. He attended The Oscars when he was but a boy. Director Charles Matthau was weaned on film. His father was Academy Award-winning actor and comedian, Walter Matthau, best known for his role as Oscar Madison in The Odd Couple....

Duration:00:49:56

NEVER TRUMP MAX BOOT ROSEANN LAKE ON WOMEN IN CHINA

2/21/2018
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The Vietnam War 50 years later, China...we’re taking a trip east this week on TALKish, The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, when joining Halli at her table is a Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and renowned military historian, Max Boot, the author of THE ROAD NOT TAKEN, and in our second half-hour, The Economist’s Cuba correspondent and the author of LEFTOVER IN CHINA, Roseann Lake. Max Boot is a Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and a renowned military historian,...

Duration:00:54:18

VLADIMIR PUTIN AND HOTTEST PRESIDENTS

2/14/2018
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Vladimir Putin, Thomas Jefferson, Barack Obama, Donald J. Trump, which is the Hottest Head of State? It’s politics unusal on TALKish, The Halli Casser-Jayne Show when joining Halli at her table is the only man to wage a battle with Russian President Vladimir Putin and win, and the author of WELCOME TO PUTINGRAD, THE INCREDIBLE STORY OF THE ONLY MAN TO COLLECT MONEY FROM VLADIMIR PUTIN, Franz Sedelmeyer, and the co-author of a very funny book on American Presidents HOTTEST HEADS OF STATE,...

Duration:00:58:08