Kai Bird
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Kai Bird

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Kai Bird is an Executive Director for the Leon Levy Center for Biography in the City University of New York with 19 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1986 Call-In as an Author. The year with the most videos was 2017 with three videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2018 with an average of 1,034 views per program. Most appearances with Martin J. Sherwin (3), Carlos Lozada (2). Most common tags: Nuclear, World War II, Intelligence.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2017 - Present Executive Director, Leon Levy Center for Biography, City University of New York Videos: 7 Author Videos: 11 c. January 1, 2010 - Present Contributing Editor, [Nation, The] Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • <em>Sontag</em>


    Biographer Benjamin Moser talked about his book, Sontag: Her Life and Work, in which he recounted the life of the late…

  • Author Discussion of Biographies

    Author Discussion of Biographies

    Andrea Barnet, author of Visionary Women:How Rachel Carson, Jane Jacobs, Jane Goodall, and Alice Waters Changed Our World;"…

  • <em>The Spy and the Traitor</em>

    The Spy and the Traitor

    Ben Macintyre reported on a high-ranking KGB spy, Oleg Gordievsky, who worked for British Intelligence during the height of the…

  • <em>The Browns of California</em>

    The Browns of California

    Miriam Pawel provided a history of California Governor Jerry Brown’s family and its connection to the state. She was joined…

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