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Saturday
Steve Forbes, "Inflation"
Forbes Media chairman Steve Forbes offered his thoughts on what's causing inflation in the U.S. and how to fix it. He was interviewed by New York Times economics reporter Jeanna Smialek. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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May 7, 2022
Dr. Deborah Birx, Silent Invasion
Dr. Deborah Birx provides her first-hand account of the Trump Administration's response to the COVID-19 health crisis and discusses preventing the next pandemic. She's interviewed by Georgetown University law professor and Director of the Institute for National and Global Health Law Lawrence Gostin. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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April 30, 2022
Justin Gest, "Majority, Minority"
Will the U.S. face a shift in its majority minority demographics? George Mason University professor Justin Gest looks at six countries that experienced changing demographics in the past and how each responded. He's interviewed by the Pew Research Center's Mark Hugo Lopez. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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April 23, 2022
Greg Bluestein, Flipped: How Georgia Turned Purple and Broke the Monopoly on Republican Power
Atlanta Journal-Constitution political reporter Greg Bluestein looks at the events that led to Georgia turning purple in the 2020 presidential election and talks about its significance in future state and national elections. He's interviewed by Washington Post national political reporter Eugene Scott. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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April 16, 2022
Will Hurd, American Reboot: An Idealist's Guide to Getting Big Things Done
Former Congressman Will Hurd (R-TX) argues that America needs a "reboot" to address the challenges of the 21st century and offers his thoughts on how to move the country forward. He's interviewed by Congressman Blake Moore (R-UT). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Past Programs
    April 9, 2022
    Kevin Rudd, The Avoidable War: The Dangers of a Catastrophic Conflict between the US and Xi Jinping's China
    Former prime minister of Australia and Asia Society president and CEO Kevin Rudd offers his thoughts on how the U.S. and China can co-exist and avoid war in the future. He's interviewed by United States Institute of Peace senior expert on China Carla Freeman. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    April 2, 2022
    Jason Riley, The Black Boom
    Wall Street Journal columnist Jason Riley argues that the policies during the Trump administration improved the economic lives of black people. He's interviewed by Trump Administration former Acting Chairman of the Council on Economic Advisers Tomas Philipson. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    March 26, 2022
    Marie Yovanovitch, Lessons From the Edge: A Memoir
    Former US Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovich reflects on her career, U.S./Russia relations, and her congressional testimony during the first impeachment hearings of former President Donald Trump. She's interviewed by New Yorker staff writer Susan Glasser.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    March 19, 2022
    Vince Ellison, 25 Lies: Exposing Democrats' Most Dangerous, Seductive, Damnable, Destructive Lies and How to Refute Them
    Vince Ellison argues Democratic party leaders and their progressive policies are purposely misleading the American public and destroying the country. He's interviewed by syndicated columnist and television host Armstrong Williams.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    March 12, 2022
    Glenn Hubbard, The Wall and the Bridge: Fear and Opportunity in Disruption's Wake
    George W. Bush Council of Economic Advisers' chair Glenn Hubbard argues that government and business will need to invest more in American workers to offset job losses due to technology advances & globalization. He's interviewed by Harvard University economics professor and former International Monetary Fund chief economist Kenneth Rogoff. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    March 5, 2022
    Kelly Weill, Off the Edge: Flat Earthers, Conspiracy Culture, and Why People Will Believe Anything
    Daily Beast journalist Kelly Weill reports on the rise of the Flat Earth movement and other conspiracy theories disseminated through online platforms.  She's interviewed by Reason Magazine books editor and author Jesse Walker.    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    February 26, 2022
    Laura Coates, Pursuit: A Black Prosecutor's Fight for Fairness
    CNN senior legal analyst Laura Coates talks about her time as a federal prosecutor. She’s interviewed by author and Georgetown Law professor and Director of their Juvenile Justice Clinic and Initiative Kristin Henning. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    February 19, 2022
    Mark Bauerlein, The Dumbest Generation Grows Up: From Stupefied Youth to Dangerous Adults
    Emory University professor Mark Bauerlein argues that the lack of general civics knowledge by Millennials poses a threat to America's political and social institutions. He was interviewed by the Federalist's culture editor Emily Jashinksy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    February 12, 2022
    Will Haskell, 100,000 First Bosses: My Unlikely Path as a 22-Year-Old Lawmaker
    Connecticut Democrat Will Haskell talks about his path to becoming a state senator at age 22 and legislation he's worked on since being in office. He's interviewed by Millennial Action Project president & CEO Layla Zaidane. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    February 5, 2022
    Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA), Dignity in a Digital Age: Making Tech Work for All of Us
    Congressman Ro Khanna (D-CA) looks at the digital divide in America and offers his suggestions on how to close the gap.  He's interviewed by founder and editor in chief of the Markup, Julia Angwin.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    January 29, 2022
    Barbara Walter, How Civil Wars Start: And How to Stop Them
    How do civil wars start and could one happen again in the U.S.? Political scientist Barbara Walter examines the warning signs that often precede civil wars and discusses what can be done to stop them. She's interviewed by Smith College Middle East Studies chair Steven Heydemann Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    January 22, 2022
    Leonard Mlodinow, Emotional: How Feelings Shape Our Thinking
    Theoretical physicist Leonard Mlodinow explores advances in the study of emotion in psychology and neuroscience, which suggest that the power of feelings are equally as important to our success as thinking. He's interviewed by Northeastern University professor and author Lisa Feldman Barrett. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    January 15, 2022
    Rep. David Price (D-NC), The Congressional Experience
    From his perspective as a longtime member of Congress and a political scientist, Rep. David Price (D-NC) discusses the rules and role of Congress, how it is changed over time and how the legislative body can function better. He's interviewed by Rep. Gerald Connolly (D-VA). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    January 8, 2022
    Randy Barnett & Evan Bernick: The Original Meaning of the Fourteenth Amendment
    The post-Civil War change to the Constitution is the topic of law professors Randy Barnett and Evan Bernick's book, "The Original Meaning of the Fourteenth Amendment." They're interviewed by Yale Law professor John Witt. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    January 1, 2022
    Booknotes+ : Michael Knox Beran, "WASPs"
    WASPs – White Anglo-Saxon Protestants – such as Henry Adams, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, Dean Acheson, and Joe Alsop, held an outsized influence on American culture and history for much of the country's history, waning only after the mid-twentieth century. Author Michael Knox Beran ("BARE"-in) joins us to talk about the power, privilege, and contributions of WASPs in the United States and the eventual backlash against them, their ideas, and their way of life.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    December 25, 2021
    About Books: Pamela Paul, New York Times Book Review Editor
    A conversation with New York Times Book Review Editor Pamela Paul about her latest book, 100 Things We've Lost to the Internet, and some of the notable books of the year. A note: listen to our next episode on January 7, 2022. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    December 18, 2021
    Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH), Do What You Said You Would Do
    Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) discusses the investigations by Congress conducted during his time on the House Judiciary and Oversight Committees and reflects on the Trump presidency. He's interviewed by former Congressman Dave Brat (R-VA). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    December 11, 2021
    Nikole Hannah-Jones, "The 1619 Project"
    Creator of the 1619 Project, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones, looks at American history, slavery and its legacy in present-day America. She’s interviewed by New York University history professor and author Steven Hahn. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    December 4, 2021
    Former Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA), The Clock and the Calendar: A Front-Row Look at the Democrats' Obsession with Donald Trump
    Former Congressman Doug Collins (R-GA) reflects on the events leading up to the first impeachment of former President Donald Trump. He's interviewed by Congressman Ken Buck (R-CO).  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    November 20, 2021
    Farah Stockman, "American Made"
    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Farah Stockman looked at how U.S. companies moving overseas have impacted the working class in America. She was interviewed by Alissa Quart, author and executive editor of the Economic Hardship Reporting Project. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    November 15, 2021
    Trailer: Presidential Recordings: Season 1 President Lyndon Johnson
     In the ten episodes of Season 1 hear secretly recorded conversations President Lyndon Johnson made on topics including the Warren Commission, the Vietnam War, the March on Selma, and more. Find it wherever you listen to podcasts starting 11/22 and follow it today so you never miss an episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    November 13, 2021
    Dr. Paul Offit, "You Bet Your Life"
    Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Infectious Diseases division chief & Vaccine Education Ctr. director Dr. Paul Offit talks about the risks associated with medical innovation. He’s interviewed by Johns Hopkins University epidemiologist Dr. Emily Gu. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    November 6, 2021
    Andrew Yang, "Forward: Notes on the Future of Our Democracy"
    2020 Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang argues that America’s current economic & political systems are outdated & offers suggestions on how to transform both to address 21st century challenges. He’s interviewed by Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    October 30, 2021
    Vivek Ramaswamy, "Woke, Inc.: Inside Corporate America's Social Justice Scam"
    Entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy argues that corporate America is signing on to "woke culture" only to increase profits. He's interviewed by Greg Mankiw, former Chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisers during the George W. Bush administration and a Harvard University economics professor. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    October 23, 2021
    Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA) "Midnight in Washington: How We Almost Lost Our Democracy and Still Could"
    Congressman Adam Schiff (D-CA) reflects on the Trump presidency, and his role in the president’s first impeachment trial, & shares his views on threats against American democracy. He’s interviewed by AP chief congressional correspondent Lisa Mascaro. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    October 16, 2021
    Former Senator Ben Nelson (D-NE), "Death of the Senate"
    Former U.S. Senator Ben Nelson (D-NE) discusses the decline of bipartisanship in the Senate and offers recommendations to restore it in the chamber. He's interviewed by Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    October 9, 2021
    Lizzie Johnson, "Paradise"
    Journalist Lizzie Johnson looked at the root causes of California's 2018 Camp Fire, the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century. She was interviewed by Terry Baker, CEO of the Society of American Foresters. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    October 2, 2021
    George Will, "American Happiness and Discontents: The Unruly Torrent, 2008-2020"
    Syndicated columnist George Will reflects on what he calls the 'unruly torrent years' between 2008-2020. He's interviewed by Amanda Carpenter, Bulwark columnist, and CNN political contributor. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    September 25, 2021
    Michelle Easton, "How to Raise a Conservative Daughter"
    Clare Boothe Luce Center for Conservative Women president Michelle Easton offers her thoughts on how to pass down conservative values to young women.  She's interviewed by Independent Women's Forum president Carrie Lukas. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    September 18, 2021
    Former Governor Mark Sanford, "Two Roads Diverged"
    Former South Carolina Governor and U.S. Representative Mark Sanford reflects on his political career and discusses the future of the Republican Party. He’s interviewed by former Congressman Charlie Dent (R-PA). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    September 11, 2021
    Josh Mitchell, "The Debt Trap: How Student Loans Became a National Catastrophe"
    What caused student loan debt in the U.S. to rise to more than a trillion dollars? Wall Street Journal reporter Josh Mitchell talks about this growing debt for parents and students with NPR education reporter Anya Kamenetz. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    August 21, 2021
    Lisa Genova, "Remember: The Science of Memory and the Art of Forgetting"
    Neuroscientist Lisa Genova discusses how our memory works. She’s interviewed by author and “The Forgetting” podcast co-host David Shenk. This episode was originally released in April of 2021. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    August 7, 2021
    Ben Shapiro, "The Authoritarian Moment"
    Ben Shapiro, podcast host and editor emeritus of the Daily Wire, argues the Progressive Left is pushing an authoritarian agenda in America. He’s interviewed by nationally syndicated radio talk show host Eric Metaxas. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    July 31, 2021
    Robin DiAngelo, "Nice Racism - How Progressive White People Perpetuate Racial Harm"
    Robin DiAngelo looks at how well-intentioned white people can inadvertently cause racial harm through what she calls a “culture of niceness.” She’s interviewed by Eddie Glaude author and Princeton University professor of African American Studies.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    July 24, 2021
    Lt. Col. Wayne Phelps, "Killing Remotely"
    Drones are used more & more as weapons in combat. Retired Marine Lt. Col. Wayne Phelps looks at their impact in combat & their effect on the military units operating them remotely. He’s interviewed by Cornell professor & author Sarah Kreps. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    July 17, 2021
    Robert Woodson, "Red, White, and Black: Rescuing American History from Revisionists and Race Hustlers"
    American history is being replaced with a polarizing version according to Woodson Center founder and president Robert Woodson. He's interviewed by Harvard Law professor and author Randall Kennedy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    July 10, 2021
    Dambisa Moyo, "How Boards Work"
    Economist Dambisa Moyo, author of "How Boards Work : And How They Can Work Better in a Chaotic World", offers an insider's view on how corporate boards operate. She's interviewed by Wall Street Journal reporter Emily Glazer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    July 3, 2021
    Ursula Burns, Where You Are Is Not Who You Are: A Memoir
    Former Xerox CEO Ursula Burns, the first black female CEO of a Fortune 500 company, shares her insights on American business and the corporate world. She's interviewed by Amazon Senior Vice President Alicia Boler Davis. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    June 25, 2021
    Andy Slavitt, "Preventable: The Inside Story of How Leadership Failures, Politics, and Selfishness Doomed the U.S. Coronavirus Response"
    Former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-TN) talks with author Andy Slavitt, former senior advisor in the Biden administration, about the U.S. response to the Coronavirus pandemic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    June 19, 2021
    Alex Marlow, Breaking the News: Exposing the Establishment Media's Hidden Deals and Secret Corruption
    Breitbart editor in chief Alex Marlow argues that the mainstream media has destroyed its credibility. He's interviewed by Reason Magazine editor at large Matt Welch. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    June 11, 2021
    Bill Bratton, The Profession: A Memoir of Community, Race, and the Arc of Policing in America
    Former NYPD commissioner Bill Bratton discusses his leadership in law enforcement over three decades and offers his thoughts on policing in America today. He's interviewed by Charles Ramsey, former Philadelphia police commissioner and Metropolitan DC Police chief. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    June 4, 2021
    Jane Harman, Insanity Defense: Why Our Failure to Confront Hard National Security Problems Makes Us Less Safe
    How should the defense budget be allocated? Is China the looming threat that many say it is? Or is Russia still a danger to the U.S.? Former Democratic California Congresswoman, longtime national security insider, and Wilson Center president emerita Jane Harman argues that past administrations have failed to confront some of the most challenging national security issues and offers some recommendations to make the U.S. safer in the future. She's interviewed by Janet Napolitano, former Homeland Security Secretary during the Obama Administration. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    May 28, 2021
    Jason Riley, Maverick: A Biography of Thomas Sowell
    Wall Street Journal columnist Jason Riley discusses the life and career of economist Thomas Sowell. He's interviewed by nationally syndicated talk show host Dennis Prager. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    May 22, 2021
    Brad Stone, "Amazon Unbound: Jeff Bezos and the Invention of a Global Empire"
    Bloomberg News' Brad Stone reports on the growth and evolution of Amazon and profiles its founder Jeff Bezos. He's interviewed by Insider's chief tech correspondent Eugene Kim. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    May 15, 2021
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), "Persist"
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) talks about the influences in her life and political career, and in her advocacy work.  She's interviewed by Washington Post White House reporter Annie Linskey. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    May 7, 2021
    Patrick Radden Keefe, "Empire of Pain"
    New Yorker staff writer Patrick Radden Keefe reports on the Sackler family’s wealth that was built on pharmaceuticals, which included Valium and OxyContin. He’s interviewed by author and journalist Beth Macy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    May 1, 2021
    Cindy McCain, "Stronger"
    Cindy McCain discusses family, country and her life with her late husband Sen. John McCain (R-AZ). She’s interviewed by Joseph Lieberman (I-CT), former U.S. Senator and 2000 Democratic vice presidential nominee. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    April 24, 2021
    John Woodrow Cox, "Children Under Fire: An American Crisis"
    Washington Post staff writer John Woodrow Cox reports on the effects of gun violence on children in America. He’s interviewed by Teachers College, Columbia University health education associate professor Sonali Rajan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    April 17, 2021
    Lisa Genova, "Remember: The Science of Memory and the Art of Forgetting"
    Neuroscientist Lisa Genova discusses how our memory works. She’s interviewed by author and “The Forgetting” podcast co-host David Shenk. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    April 10, 2021
    Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), "Every Day Is a Gift"
    Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) talks about her life and career in the military and in the U.S. Senate. She’s interviewed by Politico’s congressional editor Elana Schor. www.oracle.com/goto/cspan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    April 3, 2021
    Dana Perino, "Everything Will Be Okay: Life Lessons for Young Women (from a Former Young Woman)"
    Former White House Press Secretary and Fox News host Dana Perino reflects on her career and offers life lessons. She’s interviewed by Victoria Clarke, former Assistant Defense Secretary for Public Affairs in the George W. Bush Administration. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    March 27, 2021
    Joby Warrick, "Red Line: The Unraveling of Syria and America's Race to Destroy the Most Dangerous Arsenal in the World"
    The Washington Post’s Joby Warrick discusses America’s effort to destroy chemical weapons in Syria during its Civil War. He’s interviewed by Georgetown University professor and author Angela Stent. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    March 20, 2021
    Rosa Brooks, "Tangled Up in Blue: Policing the American City"
    Georgetown Law professor Rosa Brooks details her experiences in policing after becoming an armed reserve police officer in Washington, DC. She’s interviewed by Houston Police Chief and Major Cities Chiefs Association President Art Acevedo. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    March 13, 2021
    Charles Kesler, "Crisis of the Two Constitutions: The Rise, Decline, and Recovery of American Greatness"
    Claremont Review of Books editor Charles Kesler argues that there are two competing views of the U.S. Constitution. He’s interviewed by author and George Mason University law professor Ilya Somin. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    March 6, 2021
    Sara Horowitz, "Mutualism: Building the Next Economy from the Ground Up"
    Former New York Federal Reserve Board chair Sara Horowitz offers her thoughts on how to build economic sustainability for workers in the future. She’s interviewed by author and American Compass executive director Oren Cass. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    February 27, 2021
    Eric Metaxas, "Fish Out of Water: A Search for the Meaning of Life"
    Nationally syndicated radio host Eric Metaxas talks about his life and career. He’s interviewed by the Claremont Institute’s Center for the American Way of Life fellow Carson Holloway. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    February 20, 2021
    John Fortier, "After the People Vote: A Guide to the Electoral College"
    The American Enterprise Institute’s John Fortier provides his guide to understanding the electoral college process. He’s interviewed by author & former editor-in-chief of the Texas Review of Law & Politics Tara Ross. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    February 13, 2021
    Heather McGhee, "The Sum of Us"
    Former Demos president Heather McGhee examines the cost of racism for all Americans. She’s interviewed by author and Harvard University professor Khalil Gibran Muhammad. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    February 6, 2021
    Amelia Pang, "Made in China: A Prisoner, an SOS Letter, and the Hidden Cost of America’s Cheap Goods"
    Investigative journalist Amelia Pang reports on the labor camps in China used to produce US consumer goods. She’s interviewed by Princeton University’s Center on Contemporary China assistant director Yan Bennett. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    January 30, 2021
    Charles M. Blow, "The Devil You Know: A Black Power Manifesto"
    New York Times op-ed columnist Charles M. Blow makes his case for Blacks to amass political power and combat white supremacy. He’s interviewed by author and Woodson Center founder and president Robert Woodson. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    January 23, 2021
    Beau Wise and Tom Sileo, "Three Wise Men: A Navy SEAL, a Green Beret, and How Their Marine Brother Became a War's Sole Survivor"
    Beau Wise talks about the loss of his two brothers during the war in Afghanistan. He and his co-author Tom Sileo are interviewed by author and journalist Kelly Kennedy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    January 16, 2021
    Adam Jentleson, "Kill Switch: The Rise of the Modern Senate and the Crippling of American Democracy"
    Adam Jentleson, who was deputy chief of staff for former Democratic Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV), argues that the modernization of the Senate is damaging American democracy. He’s interviewed by Wall Street Journal congressional reporter Kristina Peterson. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    January 9, 2021
    Catherine Flowers, "Waste: One Woman’s Fight Against America’s Dirty Secret"
    Catherine Flowers, founder of the Center for Rural Enterprise and Environmental Justice, reflects on her efforts to improve water and sanitation conditions in rural areas across America. She’s interviewed by Grist senior editor Nikhil Swaminathan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    January 2, 2021
    John Fabian Witt, "American Contagions: Epidemics and the Law from Smallpox to COVID-19"
    This week, a conversation with John Fabian Witt we first brought you on November 15. Law professor John Fabian Witt examined the relationship between law, epidemics, and public health guidelines. He was interviewed by Georgetown University Law Professor and Director of the Institute for National and Global Health Law Lawrence Gostin. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    December 26, 2020
    Michael Shellenberger, "Apocalypse Never: Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All"
    Michael Shellenberger, founder and president of Environmental Progress, offered his thoughts on what he calls “apocalyptic” environmentalism and provided some solutions on how to address environmental issues of today and into the future. He was interviewed by Andrew Revkin, author and Columbia University’s director of the Earth Institute Initiative on Communication and Sustainability. This episode is from earlier this year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    December 19, 2020
    Ruth Ben-Ghiat, "Strongmen: Mussolini to the Present"
    Historian Ruth Ben-Ghiat examines how authoritarian leaders rule. She’s interviewed by Barnard College and Columbia University professor and author Sheri Berman. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    December 12, 2020
    Christa Parravani, "Loved and Wanted: A Memoir of Choice, Children, and Womanhood"
    West Virginia University professor & writer Christa Parravani discusses how she was denied reproductive choice & healthcare for her children. She’s interviewed by Kaiser Family Foundation Sr. Vice President Alina Salganicoff. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    December 5, 2020
    Kevin Williamson, "Big White Ghetto: Dead Broke, Stone-Cold Stupid, and High on Rage in the Dank Woolly Wilds of the "Real America"'
    National Review correspondent Kevin Williamson recounts the politics & everyday lives of the white American working class from his travels through parts of Appalachia. He’s interviewed by Washington Examiner columnist and CNN contributor Salena Zito. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    November 29, 2020
    Sally Hubbard, "Monopolies Suck: 7 Ways Big Corporations Rule Your Life and How to Take Back Control"
    Open Markets Institute director Sally Hubbard looks at the history of monopolies in American industry and provides her thoughts on how to prevent monopoly power. She’s interviewed by Bloomberg News reporter David McLaughlin. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    November 22, 2020
    Deborah Stone, "Counting: How We Use Numbers to Decide What Matters"
    Political scientist Deborah Stone argues that numbers aren’t objective and explains numerous ways numbers impact our lives daily. She’s interviewed by data scientist and author Cathy O’Neil. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    November 15, 2020
    John Fabian Witt, "American Contagions: Epidemics and the Law from Smallpox to COVID-19"
    Law professor John Fabian Witt examines the relationship between law, epidemics, and public health guidelines. He’s interviewed by Georgetown University law professor and director of the Institute for National & Global Health Law Lawrence Gostin. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    November 8, 2020
    Carlos Lozada, "What Were We Thinking"
    The Washington Post’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book critic Carlos Lozada offers his thoughts on the volume of books written about Donald Trump and his presidency. He’s interviewed by the New York Times Book Review editor Pamela Paul. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    November 1, 2020
    Gerald Seib, "We Should Have Seen It Coming: From Reagan to Trump--A Front-Row Seat to a Political Revolution"
    The Wall Street Journal’s Gerald Seib discusses how the conservative movement has evolved since the Reagan era. He’s interviewed by the Washington Post columnist Karen Tumulty. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    October 25, 2020
    Reverend Al Sharpton, "Rise Up: Confronting a Country at the Crossroads"
    Rev. Al Sharpton, the founder and President of the National Action Network, offers his thoughts on how activism can move America forward. He’s interviewed by Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    October 18, 2020
    Candace Owens, "Blackout"
    Political commentator Candace Owens offers her thoughts on why Black Americans should vote Republican. She’s interviewed by Matt Schlapp, chairman of the American Conservative Union. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    October 11, 2020
    John Brennan, "Undaunted: My Fight Against America's Enemies, At Home and Abroad"
    Former CIA director John Brennan speaks about his life and career. He’s interviewed by New York Times national security reporter Julian Barnes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    October 4, 2020
    Lou Dobbs, "The Trump Century: How Our President Changed the Course of History Forever"
    Fox Business News host Lou Dobbs offers his thoughts on President Trump’s agenda and America’s future. He’s interviewed by Victor Davis Hanson, author and Hoover Institution senior fellow. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    September 27, 2020
    Peter Strzok, "Compromised: Counterintelligence and the Threat of Donald J. Trump"
    Former FBI Deputy Assistant Director of Counterintelligence Peter Strzok details his career & work on the FBI investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election. He’s interviewed by the Adam Goldman of the New York Times. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    September 20, 2020
    Senator Chris Murphy, "The Violence Inside Us"
    Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) looks at the origins of violence and firearms in America’s history and the role they play in society today. He’s interviewed by Thomas Abt, author and Council on Criminal Justice senior fellow. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    September 13, 2020
    Sarah Huckabee Sanders, "Speaking for Myself"
    Sarah Huckabee Sanders reflects on her life and her time serving as the White House Press Secretary for the Trump administration. She’s interviewed by Bloomberg News White House reporter Jennifer Jacobs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    September 6, 2020
    Joel Pollak, "Red November: Will the Country Vote Red for Trump Or Red for Socialism?"
    Breitbart News senior editor at large Joel Pollak discusses the 2020 democratic primaries and shares his thoughts on the 2020 election. He’s interviewed by Reason editor at large Matt Welch. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    August 30, 2020
    Edward Ball, "Life of a Klansman: A Family History in White Supremacy"
    Edward Ball looks at white supremacy through the lens of his great-great grandfather, a member of the Ku Klux Klan in Louisiana during the years after the Civil War. He’s interviewed by author & law professor Sheryll Cashin. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    August 23, 2020
    Debora MacKenzie, "COVID-19: The Pandemic that Never Should Have Happened, and How to Stop the Next One"
    Science journalist Debora MacKenzie reports on how COVID-19 became a global pandemic and offers her thoughts on how to prevent future outbreaks. She’s interviewed by Georgetown University Center for Global Health’s Professor Claire Standley. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    August 16, 2020
    John Yoo, "Defender in Chief: Donald Trump's Fight for Presidential Power"
    University of California, Berkeley law professor and former deputy assistant attorney general in the George W. Bush administration John Yoo weighs in on presidential powers and the U.S. Constitution. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    August 9, 2020
    Zerlina Maxwell, MSNBC political analyst "The End of White Politics: How to Heal Our Liberal Divide"
    MSNBC political analyst Zerlina Maxwell offers her thoughts on identity politics and how to create a more inclusive Democratic party. She’s interviewed by Maria Kumar CEO of Voto Latino. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    August 1, 2020
    Michael Shellenberger, Environmental Progress Founder
    Environmental Progress founder Michael Shellenberger offers his thoughts on what he calls “apocalyptic” environmentalism & provides some solutions to address environmental issues of today & into the future. He’s interviewed by Andrew Revkin. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    July 26, 2020
    Representative Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), "Use the Power You Have: A Brown Woman's Guide to Politics and Political Change"
    Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) talks about her life, political career, and book  "Use the Power You Have: A Brown Woman's Guide to Politics and Political Change." She’s interviewed by Rep. Jim Himes (D-CT). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    July 18, 2020
    Steve Levy, Editor at Large, Wired Magazine
    Wired magazine editor at large Steven Levy reports on the creation, growth, and future of Facebook. He’s interviewed by author and Financial TImes global business columnist Rana Foroohar. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    July 12, 2020
    Dinesh D'Souza, "United States of Socialism"
    Dinesh D’Souza examines what he calls the new face of socialism. He’s interviewed by author and Independent Institute senior fellow Benjamin Powell. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    July 4, 2020
    Mary Jordan, "The Art of Her Deal"
    Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post reporter Mary Jordan discusses the life and influence of first lady Melania Trump. She’s interviewed by USA Today Washington Bureau Chief Susan Page. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    June 27, 2020
    Wes Moore, "Five Days"
    Robin Hood CEO Wes Moore looks at the 2015 Baltimore uprising following the death of Freddy Gray through the lens of several Baltimoreans who witnessed the unrest. He’s interviewed by Demos senior fellow Heather McGhee. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    June 20, 2020
    Bryan Caplan, "The Case Against Education"
    Economics professor Bryan Caplan argued that the main function of higher education has become more about educational credentials and less about ensuring that students are prepared with skills for the job market. He is interviewed by the Chronicle of Higher Education senior writer Scott Carlson.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    June 13, 2020
    Jennifer Eberhardt, "Biased"
    Stanford University Professor Jennifer Eberhardt talked about her book, Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do, in which she offered her insights on implicit racial bias. She was interviewed by Representative Val Demings (D-FL).  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    June 7, 2020
    Arthur Brooks, "Love Your Enemies"
    Longtime American Enterprise Institute president Arthur Brooks offered strategies on how to bridge the political divide in America. He was interviewed by Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    May 31, 2020
    Shoshana Zuboff, "The Age of Surveillance Capitalism"
    Shoshana Zuboff, author of The Age of Surveillance Capitalism, talked about the growing business of collecting and selling consumer data. She was interviewed by Nilay Patel, editor-in-chief of The Verge. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    May 24, 2020
    Chris Hughes, "Fair Shot"
    Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes discussed his plan to reduce poverty and strengthen the middle class by offering working people a guaranteed income paid for by the one percent. He is interviewed by Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    May 17, 2020
    Joe Ricketts, "The Harder You Work, the Luckier You Get"
    Joe Ricketts talked about his book, The Harder You Work, the Luckier You Get: An Entrepreneur’s Memoir, in which he offered insights into becoming an entrepreneur and founding TD Ameritrade. He was interviewed by former Wall Street investment banker and author William Cohan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    May 10, 2020
    Tara Westover, "Educated"
    Tara Westover detailed her life growing up with survivalist parents in the Idaho mountains and her introduction to formal education at age 17. She was interviewed by author and journalist Susannah Cahalan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    May 3, 2020
    Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), "The Case Against Socialism"
    Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) talks about his book, The Case Against Socialism, in which he discusses the history of socialism and argues that there is a new threat of socialist ideology on the rise in the U.S.. He is interviewed by Representative Matt Gaetz (R-FL). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    April 26, 2020
    Andrew McCabe, Former Deputy Director of the FBI
    Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe discussed his career, the FBI, and his firing from the Bureau. He was interviewed by New York Times reporter Adam Goldman. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    April 19, 2020
    Jim McKelvey, author of "The Innovation Stack"
    Square co-founder Jim McKelvey author of "The Innovation Stack" offered his thoughts on innovation and competition for startup businesses. He was interviewed by Washington Post technology policy reporter Cat Zakrzewski.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    April 12, 2020
    Michelle King, Author of "The Fix"
    Netflix director of inclusion and former UN official Michelle King examined what she calls the invisible barriers to women succeeding in the workplace. She was interviewed by author and former USA Today Editor-in-Chief Joanne Lipman. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    April 5, 2020
    Jonathan Karl, Author of "Front Row at the Trump Show"
    ABC News' chief White House correspondent Jonathan Karl provided a behind the scenes look at President Trump’s administration. He was interviewed by Mike McCurry, former White House press secretary in the Clinton administration. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    March 29, 2020
    Eilene Zimmerman, Author of "Smacked"
    Journalist Eilene Zimmerman looked at white-collar drug addiction. She was interviewed by former health commissioner for Baltimore, Dr. Leana Wen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    March 22, 2020
    Jennifer Steinhauser Author of "The Firsts"
    New York Times reporter Jennifer Steinhauer chronicles the first year of the largest class of women elected to the U.S. Congress. She was interviewed by first term Congresswoman Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    March 15, 2020
    K.T. McFarland, Author of "Revolution"
    Former Deputy National Security Adviser K.T. McFarland details her time in the Trump Administration. She’s interviewed author and New Zealand columnist Danielle McLaughlin. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    March 8, 2020
    Lee Drutman, Author of "Breaking the Two-Party Doom Loop"
    Lee Drutman argued that the two-party system is damaging America’s democracy. He’s interviewed by George Washington University professor and author Matthew Dallek. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    March 1, 2020
    Cal Thomas, Syndicated Columnist
    Syndicated columnist Cal Thomas explored the rise and fall of nations historically and offered his thoughts on whether the United States will remain a superpower. He was interviewed by author and CNN contributor Amanda Carpenter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    February 23, 2020
    Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, "Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope"
    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn reported on the issues facing the working-class in rural America. They were interviewed by Sen. Jeff Merkley, Democrat of Oregon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    February 16, 2020
    Sally Pipes, "False Premise, False Promise"
    Pacific Research Institute president Sally Pipes made the argument against Medicare for all. She was interviewed by Rep. Buddy Carter (R-GA). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    February 9, 2020
    Howard Bryant, "Full Dissidence: Notes from an Uneven Playing Field"
    ESPN.com senior writer Howard Bryant offered his thoughts on sports, politics, and race in America. He was interviewed by author and former NBA player Etan Thomas. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    February 1, 2020
    Andrea Bernstein, "American Oligarchs"
    Journalist Andrea Bernstein chronicles the Trump and Kushner families rise to prominence. She's interviewed by Washington Post business reporter Jonathan O'Connell. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    January 18, 2020
    Rana Foroohar, "Don't Be Evil"
    Financial Times columnist and CNN analyst Rana Foroohar argues that large tech companies are failing to keep consumer data and privacy safe and secure. She's interviewed by CNBC's Jon Fortt. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    January 11, 2020
    Peggy Orenstein, "Boys & Sex"
    [New York Times Magazine] contributor Peggy Orenstein examines sexual culture and young male masculinity. She's interviewed by author Jared Yates Sexton. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    January 4, 2020
    Steven Greenhouse, "Beaten Down, Worked Up"
    Steven Greenhouse examines the challenges American workers face today. He's interviewed by Congressman Andy Levin (D-MI). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    December 28, 2019
    Thomas Chatterton Williams, "Self-Portrait in Black and White"
    New York Times Magazine contributor Thomas Chatterton Williams looks at race and identity. He's interviewed by author and New York Times columnist Kwame Anthony Appiah. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    December 21, 2019
    (KEYED) After Words: Freeman Hrabowski, "The Empowered University"'
    University of Maryland, Baltimore County president Freeman Hrabowski shares his insights on building and sustaining an inclusive, high achieving, and innovative university. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    December 14, 2019
    After Words, Joe Ricketts, "The Harder You Work, the Luckier You Get"
    Joe Ricketts offers insights into becoming an entrepreneur and founding TD Ameritrade. He's interviewed by former Wall Street investment banker and author William Cohan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    December 7, 2019
    Lindy West, "The Witches Are Coming"
    New York Times contributing opinion writer Lindy West discusses the #metoo movement. She's interviewed by New York magazine writer at large and author Rebecca Traister. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    November 30, 2019
    Sarah Milov, "The Cigarette"
    University of Virginia history professor Sarah Milov explores the political history of tobacco in America. She's interviewed by former FDA Commissioner David Kessler. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    November 28, 2019
    Gregg Jarrett, "Witch Hunt"
    Fox News legal and political analyst Gregg Jarrett offers his thoughts on the Mueller report and the investigation of Russia's interference in the 2016 election. He's interviewed by Matt Schlapp, chair of the American Conservative Union. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    November 16, 2019
    Martha Minow, "When Should Law Forgive?"
    Former Harvard Law School dean Martha Minow examines cases in which the law is forgiving. She's interviewed by Georgetown Law professor and former federal prosecutor Paul Butler. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    November 9, 2019
    Newt Gingrich, "Trump vs. China"
    Former Speaker of the House of Representatives Newt Gingrich offers his thoughts on the threats the U.S.faces from China. He's interviewed by the American Enterprise Institute's Oriana Mastro. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    November 2, 2019
    David Shulkin, "It Shouldn't Be This Hard to Serve Your Country"
    David Shulkin recounts his time as the Secretary of Veterans Affairs. He's interviewed by Jeremy Butler, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America CEO. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    October 26, 2019
    Sen. Rand Paul, "The Case Against Socialism"
    Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) discusses the history of socialism and argues that there is a new threat of socialist ideology on the rise in America. He's interviewed by Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-FL). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    October 19, 2019
    Gregg Jarrett, "Witch Hunt"
    Fox News legal and political analyst Gregg Jarrett offers his thoughts on the Mueller report and the investigation of Russia's interference in the 2016 election. He's interviewed by Matt Schlapp, chair of the American Conservative Union. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    October 12, 2019
    Susan Rice, "Tough Love - My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For"
    Former Obama administration National Security Advisor and U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice discusses her life and career in American diplomacy and foreign policy. She's interviewed by Robin Wright, an author and columnist with the [New Yorker]. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    October 6, 2019
    Bill Gertz, "Deceiving the Sky - Inside Communist China's Drive for Global Supremacy"
    Washington Times national security columnist Bill Gertz discusses China's efforts to become a global military and economic superpower. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    September 28, 2019
    Paul Tough, "The Years That Matter Most: How College Makes or Breaks Us"
    Paul Tough reports on the challenges and costs of a college education. He's interviewed by Sara Goldrick-Rab author and Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice Founder. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    September 21, 2019
    Michelle Malkin, "Open Borders Inc."
    Journalist Michelle Malkin offers her thoughts on U.S. immigration policy. She's interviewed by Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    September 14, 2019
    Ben Westhoff, "Fentanyl, Inc."
    Journalist Ben Westhoff reports on how labs in China manufacture Fentanyl. He's interviewed by Rep. Ann McLane Kuster (D-NH), founding co-chair of the Bipartisan Opioid Task Force. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    September 7, 2019
    Ibram Kendi, "How to Be an Antiracist"
    American University professor Ibram Kendi argues that America must choose to be antiracist and work towards building an equitable society. He's interviewed by Imani Perry, author and Princeton University African American studies professor. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    August 31, 2019
    Ben Howe, "The Immoral Majority"
    Ben Howe examines whether evangelicals are choosing political power over Christian values. He's interviewed by author and history professor John Fea. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    August 24, 2019
    Brent Bozell, "Unmasked -Media's War Against Trump"
    Media Research Center founder and president Brent Bozell argues that the media is biased against President Trump. He's interviewed by Carrie Sheffield, Accuracy in Media national editor. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    August 17, 2019
    Natalie Wexler, "The Knowledge Gap"
    Journalist Natalie Wexler argues that the U.S. education system can be improved by expanding the curriculum content of elementary school students in history, science, & the arts. She's interviewed by Kaya Henderson former chancellor of DC Public Scho Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    August 10, 2019
    Terry McAuliffe, "Beyond Charlottesville"
    Former Virginia Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe recounts events that led up to the tragedy in Charlottesville following the Unite the Right rally in 2017. He's interviewed by Slate editor Dahlia Lithwick. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    August 3, 2019
    Michael Malice, "The New Right"
    Michael Malice discusses his first-hand account of the far right movement and its origins. He's interviewed by Ben Domenech, publisher of the Federalist. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    July 27, 2019
    Richard Clarke, "The Fifth Domain"
    Former Bush administration Special Adviser for Cyber Security Richard Clarke discusses how to make cyberspace less dangerous. He's interviewed by Dustin Volz, cybersecurity and intelligence reporter for the Wall Street Journal. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    July 20, 2019
    Mollie Hemingway and Carrie Severino, "Justice on Trial"
    The Federalist's Mollie Hemingway & Judicial Crisis Network's Carrie Severino examine the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh & the future of the Court. They are interviewed by LA Times Supreme Court correspondent David Savage. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    July 13, 2019
    Joy-Ann Reid, "The Man Who Sold America"
    MSNBC's Joy-Ann Reid argues that President Trump is damaging American democracy. She's interviewed by author and journalist Sophia Nelson. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    July 6, 2019
    Jamil Jivani, "Why Young Men"
    Jamil Jivani examines the rise in violence committed by young men around the world. He's interviewed by Brooklyn Law School professor Bennett Capers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    June 29, 2019
    George Sorial, "The Real Deal"
    George Sorial discusses his time as an executive in the Trump Organization. He's interviewed by John Avlon, CNN Anchor and Senior Political Analyst. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    June 22, 2019
    Nada Bakos,"The Targeter"
    Former CIA intelligence analyst Nada Bakos offers insight into the inner workings of the agency and her work in tracking terrorists. She's interviewed by the Intelligence Committee's Rep. Andre Carson (D-IN). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    June 15, 2019
    Jim Acosta, "The Enemy of the People"
    CNN's Chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta offers his first-hand account of covering the Trump Administration. He's interviewed by Jay Rosen, founder of PressThink and New York University journalism professor. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    June 8, 2019
    George Will, "The Conservative Sensibility"
    Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist George Will offers his thoughts on American conservatism. He's interviewed by Jonah Goldberg, National Review senior editor. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    June 2, 2019
    Scott Pelley, "Truth Worth Telling"
    60 Minutes correspondent Scott Pelley discusses major news events he's covered as a reporter and offers his thoughts on a free press. He's interviewed by CNN political analyst David Gregory. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    May 25, 2019
    (KEYED)After Words: Rachel Louise Snyder, "No Visible Bruises"'
    Journalist Rachel Louise Snyder reports on the intersection of domestic violence with other social issues impacting American society. She's interviewed by Representative Debbie Dingell (D-MI). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    May 18, 2019
    (KEYED) After Words: Anuradha Bhagwati, "Unbecoming"'
    Anuradha Bhagwati details her time in the Marine Corps and her efforts to overturn the ban on women in combat. She is interviewed by Lt. Colonel Kate Germano, author of [Fight Like a Girl]. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    May 11, 2019
    (KEYED)After Words: Sen. Mike Lee, "Our Lost Declaration"'
    Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) offers his thoughts on the overreach of government in colonial times and today. He's interviewed by Georgetown Law professor Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    May 4, 2019
    (KEYED) After Words: Jennifer Eberhardt, "Biased"'
    Stanford University professor Jennifer Eberhardt offers her insights on implicit racial bias. She's intereviewed by Rep. Val Demings (D-FL). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    April 27, 2019
    Preet Bharara, "Doing Justice"
    Preet Bharara provides an inside look at how the judicial process works drawing from his personal experiences & case histories as a fmr. federal prosecutor for the Southern District of New York. He's interviewed by Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecti Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    April 20, 2019
    Arthur Brooks, " Love Your Enemies"
    Longtime American Enterprise Institute president Arthur Brooks offers strategies on how to bridge the political divide in America. He's interviewed by Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    April 6, 2019
    (KEYED) After Words: Vicky Ward, "Kushner, Inc."'
    Investigative reporter Vicky Ward reports on the careers of Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump and their roles in the Trump administration. She's interviewed by former New York Observer Editor in Chief Elizabeth Spiers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    March 30, 2019
    (KEYED)After Words: George Papadopoulos, "Deep State Target"'
    George Papadopoulos details his role in the Trump administration and the Russia investigation. He is interviewed by the [Wall Street Journal] justice department reporter Aruna Viswanatha. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    March 23, 2019
    Victor Davis Hanson, "The Case for Trump"
    Victor Davis Hanson discusses the campaign, election, and presidency of Donald Trump. He's interviewed by former Congressman Dave Brat (R-VA). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    March 16, 2019
    Angela Stent, "Putin's World"
    Georgetown University professor Angela Stent examines Russia's foreign policy and international goals. She's interviewed by Representative Dina Titus (D-NV), a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    March 9, 2019
    Sen. Doug Jones, "Bending Toward Justice"
    Senator Doug Jones (D-AL) recounts his prosecution of two former KKK members involved in the 1963 Birmingham church bombing that killed four black girls. He's interviewed by author and journalist Diane McWhorter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    March 2, 2019
    Andrew McCabe, "The Threat"
    Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe discusses his career, the FBI, and his firing from the Bureau. He's interviewed by [New York Times] reporter Adam Goldman. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    February 23, 2019
    Jason Rezaian, "Prisoner"
    The [Washington Post]'s Jason Rezaian discusses the 544 days he was held in an Iranian prison. He's interviewed by Rep. Jared Huffman of California. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    February 16, 2019
    Jill Abramson, "Merchants of Truth"
    Former [New York Times] executive editor Jill Abramson reports on the state of the news business with the influx of new technologies. She's interviewed by Vivian Schiller, former president and CEO of NPR. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    February 9, 2019
    Shoshana Zuboff, "The Age of Surveillance Capitalism"
    Shoshana Zuboff examines the growing business of collecting and selling consumer data. She is interviewed by Nilay Patel, editor in chief of The Verge. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    February 2, 2019
    Chris Christie, "Let Me Finish"
    Former New Jersey Governor and presidential candidate Chris Christie discusses his political career and offers his insights about President Trump's administration. He's interviewed by CBS News chief White House correspondent Major Garrett. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    January 26, 2019
    Stephanie Land, "Maid"
    Stephanie Land discusses her path from working as a maid to earning a journalism degree and later writing about the working poor. She is interviewed by Rachel Schneider, co-author of [The Financial Diaries]. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    January 19, 2019
    (KEYED) After Words: Sebastian Gorka, "Why We Fight"'
    Former Trump Administration strategist Sebastian Gorka offers his thoughts on how the U.S. can strengthen its national security. He's interviewed by Amb. Paula Dobriansky, fmr. Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs in the Bush administration. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    January 12, 2019
    Reniqua Allen, "It Was All a Dream"
    Reniqua Allen examines whether the "American Dream" is attainable today. She's interviewed by [The Root] editor-in-chief Danielle Belton. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    December 8, 2018
    (KEYED) After Words: Tucker Carlson, "Ship of Fools"'
    Fox News host Tucker Carlson offers his thoughts on elitism in America. He's interviewed by Matt Schlapp, chairman of the American Conservative Union. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    October 20, 2018
    Beth Macy, "Dopesick"
    Journalist Beth Macy reports on the opioid crisis in America in her book, [Dopesick]. She's interviewed by Representative Gerald Connolly (D-VA). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    February 24, 2018
    Tara Westover, "Educated"
    Tara Westover details her life growing up with survivalist parents in the Idaho mountains and her introduction to formal education at age 17. She is interviewed by author and journalist Susannah Cahalan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    June 4, 2016
    After Words with Senator Mitch McConnell
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) talks about his book [The Long Game: A Memoir], in which he discusses his life in politics. He is interviewed by Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    April 4, 2015
    After Words with Cornel West
    Author Cornel West discusses his book, [The Radical King], about Martin Luther King, Jr.'s, radical political thinking, a side of the late civil rights leader that the author argues has been diminished and sanitized. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    May 17, 2014
    After Words With Justice John Paul Stevens
    Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens died on Tuesday. He was 99-years-old. In this program from 2014, Mr. Stevens talks about his book, [Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution]. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    December 7, 2013
    After Words with Michael Kimmel
    Sociologist Michael Kimmel talks about his book, [Angry White Men: American Masculinity at the End of an Era], in which he presents what he calls a comprehensive diagnosis of the fears, anxieties and rage of America's angry white male. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    September 24, 2011
    After Words with Jim Lehrer
    In 2011, Jim Lehrer, the former anchor of the PBS NewsHour, appeared on C-SPAN's "After Words" program to discuss his book "Tension City." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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