1,266Nov 12, 2013
Q&A with Doris Kearns Goodwin
Doris Kearns Goodwin talked about her latest book, The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism, on the technological and economic changes ...
308Oct 30, 2013
Q&A with David Finkel
David Finkel talked about Thank You for Your Service, a follow-up to his previous book, The Good Soldiers, and continues the soldiers' story. He said the book follows many of the ...
772Oct 24, 2013
Q&A with Hassan Tetteh
Dr. Hassan Tetteh talked about his book, Gifts of the Heart, a fictional story of a military physician in Afghanistan. He suggested that portions of his life story are mirrored through ...
668Oct 22, 2013
Q&A with Josh Sapan
Josh Sapan talked about his book, The Big Picture: America in Panorama, a compilation of nearly 100 duotone photographs and his commentary describing the people and stories behind the ...
3,072Oct 10, 2013
Q&A with Gregg Easterbrook
Gregg Easterbrook talked about his book, The King of Sports: Football’s Impact on America, in which he assesses the role of football in America from a statistical point of view. He ...
2,451Oct 3, 2013
Q&A With Stephen Kinzer
Stephen Kinzer talked about his most recent book, The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War. He points out that John Foster served as secretary of state and ...
969Sep 26, 2013
Q&A with Jonathan Goodman Levitt
Jonathan Goodman Levitt talked about his latest project, Follow the Leader. He calls the film a political coming-of-age documentary about three high school boys who want to become president ...
1,842Sep 25, 2013
Q&A with Toby Cosgrove
Dr. Toby Cosgrove talked about his 25-year career at the Cleveland Clinic. He discussed recent remarks by Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), among others, regarding the clinic’s upcoming jobs ...
1,047Sep 11, 2013
Q&A with Tevi Troy
Tevi Troy talked about his new book, What Jefferson Read, Ike Watched, and Obama Tweeted: 200 Years of Popular Culture in The White House, which he calls a tale of how presidents have been ...
621Sep 5, 2013
Q&A with Josh Bolten, Part 2
Josh Bolten talked about the relationship between the press and the George W. Bush administration. He argued there was some hostility and that the media was biased against the Bush ...
926Sep 5, 2013
Q&A with Josh Bolten, Part 1
Josh Bolten talked about his memorable experiences as White House chief-of-staff during the George W. Bush administration, and his approach to daily management of the president’s ...
471Aug 29, 2013
Q&A with Phyllis Fong
Phyllis Fong talked about her role within the Agriculture Department and her duties as chair of the Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE). Ms. Fong spoke about ...
770Aug 28, 2013
Q & A with A. Scott Berg
A. Scott Berg spoke about his latest work, the newly released biography of President Woodrow Wilson titled, Wilson.
1,049Aug 20, 2013
Q&A with Charlie Cook
Charlie Cook talked about his political analyst career of more than 30 years and his label by some as “the oracle” of national politics. He explained the purpose behind his ...
844Aug 15, 2013
Q & A with Andrew Bacevich
Andrew Bacevich talked about his book, Breach of Trust: How Americans Failed Their Soldiers and Their Country. Mr. Bacevich spoke about current issues facing the United States armed ...
537Jul 25, 2013
Q&A with Nikita Stewart
Investigative reporter Nikita Stewart talked about her Washington Post article on Washington, D.C., (D.C.) business leader Jeffrey Thompson “"The Governor of D.C.: The Rise of Jeffrey ...
511Jul 23, 2013
Q&A with Amanda Terkel
Amanda Terkel talked about her appearance at the Netroots Nation annual conference on a panel titled “Political Opponents Caught on Tape.” She provided examples of politicians who have ...
1,059Jul 18, 2013
Q&A with Mark Leibovich
Mark Leibovich talked about his book This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral - Plus Plenty of Valet Parking! - in America’s Gilded Capital. He described his book as an insider’s ...
508Jul 11, 2013
Q&A with William Seale
Historian William Seale talked about the C-SPAN series “First Ladies: Influence and Image,” for which he served as an adviser. He discussed the first half of the series which ...
457Jul 10, 2013
Q&A with Jack Doyle
Jack Doyle, founder of the Web site PopHistoryDig.com, talked about some of the stories he has written about popular culture and history. He describes the site as a collection of stories about ...
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