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  • QA with Matthew Green
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    Q&A with Matthew Green

    Matthew Green, author of The Speaker of the House: A Study of Leadership, talked about the history of and behind-the scenes power of the speakers of the House of Representatives, including…

  • QA with Patty Rhule
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    Q&A with Patty Rhule

    Patty Rhule talked about how the press has covered American presidents over the course of U.S. history. She discussed the inherent tension between presidents and the press, presidents who have been the…

  • QA with Peter Liebhold
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    Q&A with Peter Liebhold

    Peter Liebhold, work and industry curator at the National Museum of American History, talked about the history of tariffs from the Revolutionary War-era to the present. With President…

  • QA with Craig Fehrman
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    Q&A with Craig Fehrman

    Craig Fehrman talked about his book, Author in Chief: The Untold Story of Our Presidents and the Books They Wrote, in which he analyzed American presidents through the lens of the works…

  • QA with Joseph McQuaid
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    Q&A with Joseph McQuaid

    Joseph McQuaid, New Hampshire Union Leader editor-at-large and former publisher (1999-2019), talked about his state’s presidential primary history as well as the current state of politics in New Hampshire. The 2020 New Hampshire…

  • QA with Lual Mayen
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    Q&A with Lual Mayen

    Lual Mayen recounted his journey from life as a South Sudanese refugee to a Washington, D.C.-based video game developer and CEO of his company Junub Games. He is gaining acclaim for his work on peace and conflict…

  • QA with Lara Brown
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    Q&A with Lara Brown

    Lara Brown, author of Jockeying for the American Presidency, talked about the development of the presidential nominating system. She looked back to the Constitutional Convention to…

  • QA with David Yepsen
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    Q&A with David Yepsen

    David Yepsen, host of “Iowa Press” on Iowa Public Television, talked about the history of the “first-in-the-nation” Iowa caucuses, which were happening on February 3, 2020. Mr. Yepsen, who…

  • QA with Kathryn Sullivan
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    Q&A with Kathryn Sullivan

    Kathryn Sullivan, the first American woman to walk in space, talked about being part of NASA’s first class of female astronauts and her participation in the launch and maintenance of the…

  • QA with Donald Ritchie
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    Q&A with Donald Ritchie

    Donald Ritchie, historian emeritus of the U.S. Senate, talked about the history of impeachment trials. The program began with a clip of former Maryland Senator Barb Mikulski speaking about…

  • QA with Daniel Weiss
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    Q&A with Daniel Weiss

    Daniel Weiss, president and CEO of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, talked about the life of poet and musician Michael O’Donnell, who went missing in action during the Vietnam War after the…

  • QA with Margaret OMara
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    Q&A with Margaret O'Mara

    University of Washington History Professor Margaret O’Mara discussed her book The Code: Silicon Valley and the Remaking of America, about the rise of Silicon Valley and the role that the…

  • QA with Chris Arnade
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    Q&A with Chris Arnade

    Chris Arnade, a former Wall Street trader turned photojournalist, talked about his book, Dignity: Seeking Respect in Back Row America, in which he documents the plight of those living on…

  • QA with Dr Azra Raza
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    Q&A with Dr. Azra Raza

    Dr. Azra Raza, professor of medicine and director of the MDS Center at Columbia University, talked about the way cancer has been treated in the United States since the early 1970s and how…

  • QA with Holly Jackson
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    Q&A with Holly Jackson

    University of Massachusetts Professor Holly Jackson discussed her book American Radicals, on the people, inspired by the Founding Fathers, who worked to spread freedom and equality in the…

  • QA with John Doar
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    Q&A with John Doar

    John Doar, former assistant attorney general for civil rights in the Kennedy and Johnson administrations, talked about his involvement in several major civil rights events during the 1960s. In…

  • QA with William Seale
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    Q&A with William Seale

    William Seale talked about his book The President’s House: A History (The Johns Hopkins University Press; 2nd edition, April 23, 2008/ White House Historical Association; Deluxe Edition, September 2008).…

  • QA with Pamela Constable
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    Q&A with Pamela Constable

    Pamela Constable talked about her tour of Afghanistan and Pakistan, an area she reported on extensively since the early 2000s as Washington Post bureau chief of the region. She discussed…

  • QA with Susannah Cahalan
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    Q&A with Susannah Cahalan

    Journalist Susannah Cahalan talked about her book, The Great Pretender: The Undercover Mission That Changed Our Understanding of Madness, about a 1973 experiment, led by Stanford psychologist David…

  • QA with Elizabeth Papez
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    Q&A with Elizabeth Papez

    Elizabeth Papez talked about the influence of Chief Justice John Roberts and other high-profile chief justices on the direction of the Supreme Court as well as American life. Ms. Papez is a…

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