Q & A
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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Q & A
Sunday
Siddhartha Mukherjee, U.S. Response to Covid-19
Physician and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee talks about the U.S. response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the medical science that is being used to combat it.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
June 28, 2020
Elena Conis, "Vaccine Nation"
University of California at Berkeley historian of medicine Elena Conis talks about the development of the polio vaccine in the 1950s. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
June 21, 2020
Peniel Joseph, Professor of History, University of Texas
University of Texas history professor Peniel Joseph talks about the activism and converging ideologies of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr., and the importance of their thinking on the fight for civil rights in America. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
June 14, 2020
Steve Inskeep, host of NPR’s “Morning Edition”
Steve Inskeep, host of NPR’s “Morning Edition,” discussed 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
June 7, 2020
Peggy Wallace Kennedy, "The Broken Road: George Wallace and a Daughter’s Journey to Reconciliation"
Peggy Wallace Kennedy talked about her segregationist father’s controversial career as the former four-term Alabama governor and presidential candidate, and his later political conversion after almost being assassinated in 1972. She also talked about her friendship with Representative John Lewis (D-GA).  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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