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Over the years C-SPAN's Brian Lamb has interviewed many historians, but was only able to scratch the surface of their deep knowledge. Now he's talking in-depth with some of these same nationally-known historians, making for a fascinating learning experience. Listen as they discuss their careers and what they've learned about America through researching and writing about history. From politics to pop culture, C-SPAN's Talking With...gets into the minds of America's top historians, who sometimes make history by writing about it. Season 2 Douglas Brinkley Season 1 Richard Norton Smith
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July 1, 2022
Presidential Recordings Trailer: Season 2 President Richard Nixon
At least 6 U.S. Presidents recorded conversations while in office. Hear those conversations on this C-SPAN podcast. Season 2 focuses on President Richard Nixon's secretly-recorded private telephone conversations. Through eight episodes, hear Richard Nixon talk with key aides about Watergate strategy, potential Supreme Court Nominees, and hear his reaction to the leaked publication of the Pentagon Papers.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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June 1, 2021
Douglas Brinkley - Ep. 1
C-SPAN's Brian Lamb is Talking With...historian Douglas Brinkley. Educated at Ohio State and Georgetown, Professor Brinkley is a well-known expert on U.S. presidents. He has taught at Hofstra, Tulane, The University of New Orleans, and for the past 17 years at Rice University in Houston. In this first episode Douglas Brinkley talks about his parents, high school, his love of history, Ohio State University, working at a used record store, Muddy Waters, and Little Richard. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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June 1, 2021
Douglas Brinkley - Ep. 2
Brian Lamb talks with historian Douglas Brinkley about Georgetown University, Oxford, JFK, Woody Hayes, working at a used book store, Norman Mailer, Ralph Ellison, James Forman, Pamela & Averell Harriman, and Dean Acheson.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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June 1, 2021
Douglas Brinkley - Ep. 3
Brian Lamb talks with historian Douglas Brinkley about his Dean Acheson book, James Forrestal, Townsend Hoopes, Walter Lacquer, and being a good teacher.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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June 1, 2021
Douglas Brinkley - Ep. 4
Brian Lamb talks with historian Douglas Brinkley about The Majic Bus, his Hofstra University American Odyssey course, Ken Kesey, Arthur Miller, Waylon Jennings, and Elizabeth Gilbert.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Past Programs
    June 1, 2021
    Douglas Brinkley - Ep. 5
    Brian Lamb talks with historian Douglas Brinkley about his teaching career, Stephen Ambrose, the National World War II Museum, President Jimmy Carter, Hunter Thompson, Rosa Parks, and James Baker.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    June 1, 2021
    Douglas Brinkley - Ep. 6
    Brian Lamb talks with historian Douglas Brinkley about his wife Anne, his children, Don Imus, Wyatt Imus, the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library, and Rice University. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    June 1, 2021
    Douglas Brinkley - Ep. 7
    Brian Lamb talks with historian Douglas Brinkley about American culture, Walt Whitman, Kurt Vonnegut, D.H. Lawrence, and his love of books and movies.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    June 1, 2021
    Douglas Brinkley - Ep. 8
    Brian Lamb talks with historian Douglas Brinkley about Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie, Chuck Berry, and Wynton Marsalis.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    June 1, 2021
    Douglas Brinkley - Ep. 9
    Brian Lamb talks with historian Douglas Brinkley about Jack Kerouac, On the Road, Bill Maher, and traveling to Cuba with Sean Penn & Christopher Hitchens. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    June 1, 2021
    Douglas Brinkley - Ep. 10
    Brian Lamb talks with historian Douglas Brinkley about Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, baby boomers, connecting with the natural world, baseball stadiums, Hank Aaron, and Frank McCourt.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    June 1, 2021
    Douglas Brinkley - Ep. 11
    Brian Lamb talks with historian Douglas Brinkley about Hunter Thompson, gonzo journalism, Thompson's suicide, and Johnny Depp. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    June 1, 2021
    Douglas Brinkley - Ep. 12
    Brian Lamb talks with historian Douglas Brinkley about Evel Knievel, Oprah Winfrey, Vanity Fair magazine, DMX, and hip-hop.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    June 1, 2021
    Douglas Brinkley - Ep. 13
    Brian Lamb talks with historian Douglas Brinkley about his correspondence with presidents, President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, and Hunter Biden.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    June 1, 2021
    Douglas Brinkley - Ep. 14
    Brian Lamb talks with historian Douglas Brinkley about President Donald Trump, media bias, visiting Trump at Mar-a-Lago, the National Park System, America's space program, and immigration.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    June 1, 2021
    Douglas Brinkley - Ep. 15
    Brian Lamb talks with historian Douglas Brinkley about President Barack Obama, Obama's meetings with historians at the White House, and Michelle Obama's memoir.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    June 1, 2021
    Douglas Brinkley - Ep. 16
    Brian Lamb talks with historian Douglas Brinkley about his favorite biographies, David McCullough, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Ron Chernow, and Presidents Jimmy Carter, George W. Bush, and Bill Clinton. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    June 1, 2021
    Douglas Brinkley - Ep. 17
    Brian Lamb talks with historian Douglas Brinkley about Ross Perot, President Ronald Reagan & his diaries & letters, Nancy Reagan, Edmund Morris's Dutch, and President Richard Nixon's tapes.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    May 30, 2021
    TRAILER: Talking With...
    Season 2: C-SPAN's Brian Lamb is Talking With…historian Douglas Brinkley. Educated at Ohio State and Georgetown, Professor Brinkley is a well-known expert on U.S. presidents. He has taught at Hofstra, Tulane, The University of New Orleans, and for the past 17 years at Rice University in Houston. In a 6-hour conversation broken into 20-30 minute segments, he shares his many interests including the story of the United States, our culture, and our history – from Bob Dylan to Ronald Reagan to the JFK Moon shot and much more. For more Talking With…listen to Season 1 with historian Richard Norton Smith. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    February 2, 2021
    Richard Norton Smith - Ep. 1
    C-SPAN's Brian Lamb is talking with historian Richard Norton Smith. During their wide ranging conversation you'll hear them discuss everything from U.S. presidents to hurricanes. Mr. Smith has written eight books, run five presidential libraries, and built the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas. In this first episode Mr. Smith talks about growing up in Massachusetts, Groucho Marx, and Mahatma Gandhi.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    February 2, 2021
    Richard Norton Smith - Ep. 2
    Brian Lamb talks with historian Richard Norton Smith about Thomas Dewey, Herbert Hoover, and Harvard University.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    February 2, 2021
    Richard Norton Smith - Ep. 3
    Brian Lamb talks with historian Richard Norton Smith about Doris Kearns Goodwin, high school, and his family (parents and siblings). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    February 2, 2021
    Richard Norton Smith - Ep. 4
    Brian Lamb talks with historian Richard Norton Smith about his biography of former Senators Bob and Elizabeth Dole, presidents with the best sense of humor, and the presidential libraries he has run. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    February 2, 2021
    Richard Norton Smith - Ep. 5
    Brian Lamb talks with historian Richard Norton Smith about living in Illinois and Colonel Robert McCormick Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    February 2, 2021
    Richard Norton Smith - Ep. 6
    Brian Lamb talks with historian Richard Norton Smith about his forthcoming biography of President Ford and writing speeches for former Boston Mayor Kevin White. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    February 2, 2021
    Richard Norton Smith - Ep. 7
    Brian Lamb talks with historian Richard Norton Smith about his heart attack, Nelson Rockefeller, tracking hurricanes and his fascination with world fairs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    February 2, 2021
    Richard Norton Smith - Ep. 8
    Brian Lamb talks with historian Richard Norton Smith about his favorite historians, "Hamilton" (the musical), and Winston Churchill. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    February 2, 2021
    Richard Norton Smith - Ep. 9
    Brian Lamb talks with historian Richard Norton Smith about spending time with former President Ronald Reagan and living a solitary life. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    February 2, 2021
    Richard Norton Smith - Ep. 10
    Brian Lamb talks with historian Richard Norton Smith about Charles de Gaulle and Winston Churchill. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    February 2, 2021
    Richard Norton Smith - Ep. 11
    Brian Lamb talks with historian Richard Norton Smith about Ernest Hemingway, Somerset Maugham, and writing eulogies. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    February 2, 2021
    Richard Norton Smith - Ep. 12
    Brian Lamb talks with historian Richard Norton Smith about his writing technique, reading biographies, and book reviewers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    February 2, 2021
    Richard Norton Smith - Ep. 13
    Brian Lamb talks with historian Richard Norton Smith about the year 1968 and the least prepared/luckiest U.S. presidents. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    February 2, 2021
    Richard Norton Smith - Ep. 14
    Brian Lamb talks with historian Richard Norton Smith about greed, Fox News, the golden age of television, and our most religious president. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    February 2, 2021
    Richard Norton Smith - Ep. 15
    Brian Lamb talks with historian Richard Norton Smith about the U.S. presidents as public speakers, they myths about our presidents, and the presidents that are the most fun to talk/write about. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    February 2, 2021
    Richard Norton Smith - Ep. 16
    Brian Lamb talks with historian Richard Norton Smith about the U.S. Supreme Court and Congress. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    February 2, 2021
    Richard Norton Smith - Ep. 17
    Brian Lamb talks with historian Richard Norton Smith about becoming a historian, former President Gerald Ford, and having dinner with Queen Elizabeth. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    February 2, 2021
    Richard Norton Smith - Ep. 18
    Brian Lamb talks with historian Richard Norton Smith about Broadway, Dorothy Kilgallen, Jack Paar, and George Gershwin. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    February 2, 2021
    Richard Norton Smith - Ep. 19
    Brian Lamb talks with historian Richard Norton Smith about Alice Roosevelt Longworth, his books, and more on his forthcoming biography former President Gerald Ford. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    February 2, 2021
    Richard Norton Smith - Ep. 20
    Brian Lamb talks with historian Richard Norton Smith about his favorite books, former Senators Ed Brooke and Bob Dole. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    February 2, 2021
    Richard Norton Smith - Ep. 21
    Brian Lamb talks with historian Richard Norton Smith about President Trump, the Dole Institute, religion and Catholic popes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    February 2, 2021
    Richard Norton Smith - Ep. 22
    Brian Lamb talks with historian Richard Norton Smith about the Catholic Church sex scandal and running the Lincoln Presidential Library. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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