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Watch Online! Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with Sister Helen Prejean #101
The author of Dead Man Walking discusses issues surrounding the death penalty with Stephen Bright, director of the Southern Center for Human Rights, during a presentation taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville. A 1996 KET production.

Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with Neil Simon #102
The playwright talks about his autobiography, Rewrites, as well as his experiences in writing 30 plays and 27 screenplays. A KET production taped at The Kentucky Center.

Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with John Updike #103
Pulitzer Prize-winning author and avid golfer John Updike is interviewed by Robert Siegel, host of National Public Radio's All Things Considered, about his book Golf Dreams. A 1996 KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville.

Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with Katharine Graham #104
Graham, former publisher of the Washington Post and author of Personal History, an autobiography, is interviewed by NBC News correspondent Andrea Mitchell. A KET production taped at The Kentucky Center in May 1997.

Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with Hillary Rodham Clinton #105
The first lady, author of It Takes a Village and Other Lessons Children Teach Us, is interviewed by Carl Sferrazza Anthony, an expert on first ladies and their political roles. A 1997 KET production taped at The Kentucky Center.

Closed CaptionedWatch Online! Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with Dr. Susan Love #106
The breast cancer surgeon, teacher, researcher, and author discusses her book Dr. Susan Love's Hormone Book: Making Informed Choices About Menopause with Anne Taylor Fleming, commentator on The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer. A KET production taped at the Kentucky Center in Louisville in October 1997.

Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with Jane Bryant Quinn #107
Quinn, the nation's leading commentator on personal finance, is interviewed by Marshall Loeb, former editor of Fortune. A KET production.

Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with Carl Lewis #108
Athlete Lewis, winner of nine Olympic gold medals, discusses his book One More Victory Lap, written in collaboration with Jeffrey Marx, former reporter for the Lexington Herald-Leader. The track star is interviewed by Newsweek columnist Frank Deford. A KET production taped at The Kentucky Center.

Watch Online! Kentucky Author Forum | A Conversation with David Halberstam #109
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author David Halberstam (1934-2007) discusses his book The Children, which recounts the remarkable stories of young people involved in the early days of the civil rights movement. He is interviewed by Roger Wilkins, professor of history and American culture at George Mason University. A 1998 KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville.

Closed CaptionedWatch Online! Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with A. Scott Berg #110
A. Scott Berg, author of a critically acclaimed biography of Charles Lindbergh, is interviewed by Jonathan Yardley of the Washington Post at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville. A 1998 KET production.

Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with Patricia Schroeder #111
Former Congresswoman Patricia Schroeder talks about her book 24 Years of House Work and the Place Is Still a Mess with Eleanor Clift, a contributing editor for Newsweek. A KET production taped at The Kentucky Center.

Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with Ruth Reichl #112
Reichl, restaurant critic at The New York Times and editor of Gourmet magazine, is also the author of a best-selling memoir, Tender at the Bone. She is interviewed by National Public Radio correspondent Susan Stamberg at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville. A 1999 KET production.

Closed Captioned Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with Jane Goodall #201
The celebrated anthropologist is interviewed by Dr. Richard Wrangham, chairman of the Department of Anthropology at Harvard University. They discuss her book Reason for Hope: A Spiritual Journey, in which Goodall explores the moral and ethical dimensions of environmental concerns. A 1999 KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville.

Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with Frances Mayes #202
Mayes, a poet and professor of creative writing, discusses her first book of prose, Under the Tuscan Sun, with Rebecca Bain of WPLN public radio in Nashville. A 1999 KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville.

Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with John Glenn #203
The former astronaut and senator, author of the autobiography John Glenn: A Memoir, is interviewed by Lou Dobbs, CEO of Space.com. A KET production taped at The Kentucky Center.

Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with Elie Wiesel #204
On the eve of the 55th anniversary of his liberation from the Buchenwald death camp, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Elie Wiesel is interviewed by New York Times reporter Gustav Niebuhr. A KET production taped at The Kentucky Center.

Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with Ted Koppel #301
The veteran ABC newsman and host of Nightline is interviewed by National Public Radio's Robert Siegel, host of All Things Considered, about Koppel's memoir, Off Camera: Private Thoughts Made Public. A KET production taped at The Kentucky Center.

Watch Online! Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with E.L. Doctorow #302
Novelist E.L. Doctorow, considered one of America's greatest writers, is interviewed by radio personality Christopher Lydon. A 2001 KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville.

Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with David Kessler #303
Kessler, former commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and author of the book A Question of Intent, which discusses the litigation against tobacco companies, is interviewed by Roger Cossack, co-host of CNN's Burden of Proof. A KET production taped at The Kentucky Center.

Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with James McBride #304
The author of The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother is interviewed by radio personality Christopher Lydon. McBride's best-selling memoir is largely the story of his mother, a Jewish woman who fled Poland for America, married a black man, and raised a large family. A 2001 KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville.

Watch Online! Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with General Wesley Clark #401
Gen. Clark, former commander of the NATO European forces and NATO air campaign in Kosovo, is interviewed by New Yorker correspondent and Primary Colors author Joe Klein. A KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in November 2000.

Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with David Hockney #402
Legendary artist David Hockney, author of Secret Knowledge: Rediscovering the Lost Techniques of the Old Masters, is interviewed by Michael Kimmelman, chief art critic of the New York Times. A KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville in December 2001.

Closed CaptionedWatch Online! Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with Vernon Jordan #403
Former Clinton White House adviser and National Urban League President Vernon Jordan discusses his memoir, Vernon Can Read, with CNN political analyst Ronald Brownstein. A KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in March 2002.

Closed Captioned Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with Wynton Marsalis #404
Jazz great Marsalis, a Pulitzer Prize winner and the artistic director of Jazz at Lincoln Center, discusses his book Jazz in the Bittersweet Blues of Life. He is interviewed by National Public Radio's Robert Siegel, host of All Things Considered. A KET production taped at the Kentucky Center in May 2002.

Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with Strobe Talbott #405
Talbott, a former deputy secretary of state and ambassador-at-large to Russia and former Soviet states, discusses his book The Russia Hand: A Memoir of Presidential Diplomacy with author David Halberstam. A KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville in September 2002.

Watch Online! Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with Arthur Levitt #501
Levitt, former chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, discusses his book Take On the Street: What Wall Street and Corporate America Don't Want You To Know; What You Can Do To Fight Back with Jane Bryant Quinn. A KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville in November 2002.

Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with Garrison Keillor #502
Garrison Keillor, popular radio humorist and host of A Prairie Home Companion, discusses his books Good Poems and Lake Wobegon Summer 1956. A KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville in November 2002.

Watch Online! Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with Sandra Day O'Connor #503
Sandra Day O'Connor, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court and first woman appointed to that court, discusses her book The Majesty of the Law with NBC News correspondent Pete Williams. A 2003 KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville.

Watch Online! Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with Madeleine Albright #601
Madeleine Albright, secretary of state under President Clinton, discusses her book Madame Secretary. A KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville in December 2003.

Watch Online! Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with Henry Louis Gates Jr. #602
Henry Louis Gates Jr., chair of the Afro-American Studies Department at Harvard University, discusses his book America Behind the Color Line: Dialogues with African Americans. The interviewer is Karen Grigsby Bates, a Los Angeles-based correspondent for National Public Radio's Day to Day. A 2004 KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville.

Watch Online! Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with Robert Kagan #603
Robert Kagan, senior associate of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, contributing editor of The New Republic, and author of Paradise and Power, writes on the shifting international scene. He is interviewed by Neal Conan, host of National Public Radio's Talk of the Nation. A 2004 KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville.

Watch Online! Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with Margaret Atwood #604
Acclaimed novelist, poet, and critic Margaret Atwood speaks with National Public Radio host Ira Flatow. A 2004 KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville.

Closed CaptionedWatch Online! Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with Karen Armstrong #701
Karen Armstrong, author of a number of books on religion, including A History of God and Buddha, speaks with National Public Radio host Robert Siegel. A 2004 KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville.

Closed CaptionedWatch Online! Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with Dennis Ross #702
Ambassador Dennis Ross, chief Middle East peace negotiator under Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton and author of The Missing Peace, speaks with Jacki Lyden, award-winning foreign correspondent for National Public Radio. A 2004 KET production taped at the Kentucky Center in Louisville.

Watch Online! Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with Ari Fleischer #703
Ari Fleischer, primary spokesman for President George W. Bush from 2001 to 2003 and author of Taking Heat: The President, the Press, and My Years in the White House, sits down for a conversation with CBS News White House correspondent Bill Plante. A 2005 KET production taped at the Kentucky Center in Louisville.

Watch Online! Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with Azar Nafisi #704
Civil rights reporter Karl Fleming interviews Azar Nafisi about life in Iran and the secret book club she started to help her keep hope alive in a desperate time. Nafisi was teaching English literature at the University of Tehran when the revolution brought Ayatollah Khomeini to power. Fired for refusing to wear a veil, she began a book discussion group with some of her female students. Risking raids from Islamic morality squads, the girls removed their veils and immersed themselves in the worlds of Jane Austen, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Henry James, and Vladimer Nabokov. Nafisi's memoir of that time, Reading Lolita in Tehran, illuminates how the power of literature nurtured their imaginations and hope amid the growing loss of freedom in their daily lives.

Closed CaptionedWatch Online! Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with R.W. Apple Jr. #801
Johnny Apple, associate editor of the New York Times, has roamed the United States as an eyewitness to history for more than 30 years. In Apple's America, he shares his robust enthusiasm for the history, architecture, business, and culture of 40 great urban centers of America—including Louisville. He is interviewed by Tom Brokaw in a conversation taped in November 2005 at the Kentucky Center. A KET production.

Closed CaptionedWatch Online! Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with John McCain #802
Four-term U.S. Senator (R-AZ) and decorated Vietnam veteran John McCain has built a reputation for independence by championing causes he strongly believes in, regardless of popular opinion. His experiences as father to seven children inspired him to write Character Is Destiny, a collection of stories illustrating his belief that character depends on conscience and is created by the choices we make every day. He is interviewed by National Public Radio host Robert Siegel in a program taped at the Kentucky Center in Louisville. A KET production.

Closed CaptionedWatch Online! Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with Gene Sperling #803
Gene Sperling, President Clinton's national economic adviser and head of the National Economic Council from 1997 to 2001, now works on a variety of economic and international issues as a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, as director of the Center for Universal Education at the Council on Foreign Relations, and as a columnist and television commentator. He is also a contributing writer and consultant for the TV series The West Wing. He discusses his book The Pro-Growth Progressive: An Economic Strategy for Shared Prosperity with National Public Radio's John Ydstie. A 2006 KET production taped at the Kentucky Center in Louisville.

Watch Online! Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with Sue Monk Kidd #804
Best-selling author Sue Monk Kidd discusses her novel The Mermaid Chair with clinical psychiatry professor and fellow author Jean Shinoda Bolen, M.D. The book, about a middle-aged woman struggling with her own passions and "coming-of-age" questions, won the 2005 Quill award for general fiction. A 2006 KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville.

Closed CaptionedWatch Online! Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with George Soros #901
International financier, Holocaust survivor, philanthropist, and author George Soros discusses his book The Age of Fallibility: Consequences of the War on Terror with John D. Podeseta, president and CEO of the Center for American Progress. The book offers insight into the real meaning of freedom and how societies can best promote it. A 2006 KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville.

Watch Online! Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with Lawrence Wright #902
Author, screenwriter, and New Yorker staff writer Lawrence Wright discusses his book The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11. Based on five years of research, it chronicles the events leading up to 9/11, including the terrorist planning and the Western intelligence failures that culminated in the assault on America. A 2006 KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville.

Watch Online! Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with Bill McKibben #903
Author Bill McKibben discusses his book Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future, in which he challenges the prevailing view that "more" is synonymous with "better" and urges more local production and consumption of everything from food to entertainment. He is interviewed by Kentucky farmer and writer Wendell Berry. A 2007 KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville.

Watch Online! Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with James Baker III #904
Former U.S. Secretary of State James Baker III, co-chair of the Iraq Study Group appointed in March 2006, discusses his memoir Work Hard, Study ... and Keep Out of Politics! The book recounts his key roles in the administrations of presidents Ford, Reagan, and G.H.W. Bush. A 2007 KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville.

Watch Online! Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with Tom Brokaw #1001
Tom Brokaw, former anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News, discusses his book Boom! Voices of the Sixties—Personal Reflections on the '60s and Today. It examines the tumultuous decade of the 1960s to explore how famous people, ordinary citizens, and the national mindset were all affected by that time of unforgettable change. A 2007 KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville.

Watch Online! Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with Michael Pollan #1002
Michael Pollan, a long-time contributing writer at the New York Times Magazine and a journalism teacher at the University of California, Berkeley, discusses his books In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto and The Omnivore's Dilemma. Together, they convincingly show that we are indeed what we eat—and that what we eat remakes the world. A 2008 KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville.

Watch Online! Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with Greg Mortenson #1003
Literacy advocate Greg Mortenson, co-founder and executive director of the Central Asia Institute and founder of Pennies for Peace, discusses his bestselling book Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission To Promote Peace ... One School at a Time. Co-authored with David Oliver Relin, it chronicles Mortenson's efforts to build schools in some of the most remote regions of Afghanistan and Pakistan. A 2008 KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville.

Watch Online! Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with Justice Stephen Breyer #1004
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer discusses his book Active Liberty: Interpreting Our Democratic Constitution, about constitutional interpretation and citizen participation in the judicial process. He is interviewed by NBC News justice correspondent Pete Williams. A KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville in May 2008.

Watch Online! Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with David Boren #1101
In A Letter to America, University of Oklahoma President David Boren explains why he believes that America is at a crossroads and why decisive action is urgently needed. The book draws on his experiences as the longest-serving chairman of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, as a state governor, and as the current leader of a major public university. A 2008 KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville.

Watch Online! Kentucky Author Forum Presents | Great Conversations: Malcolm Gladwell and Daniel Pink #1102
Interviewed by Daniel Pink, author of A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future and The Adventures of Johnny Bunko: The Last Career Guide You'll Ever Need, author Malcolm Gladwell talks about his latest book Outliers: The Story of Success, about what makes high achievers different from everyone else. A 2009 KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville.

Kentucky Author Forum Presents | Great Conversations: Michael Kinsley and James Surowiecki #1103 [TV-G]
James Surowiecki, staff writer for The New Yorker, interviews Michael Kinsley, columnist for Time magazine, about his work as editor on Creative Capitalism: A Conversation with Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and other Economic Leaders, a response from over 40 of the most influential thinkers in the world of business to Bill Gates' challenge to pursue the idea of "creative capitalism." A 2009 KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville.

Watch Online! Kentucky Author Forum Presents | Great Conversations: Elizabeth Gilbert and ZZ Packer #1104 [TV-G]
ZZ Packer, author of Drinking Coffee Elsewhere and a 1990 graduate of Seneca High School in Louisville, interviews author Elizabeth Gilbert about her #1 New York Times bestselling memoir Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India, and Indonesia and her soon-to-be-reissued novel, Stern Men. A 2009 KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville.

Closed Captioned Kentucky Author Forum Presents | Great Conversations with Dr. Harold Varmus and Governor Howard Dean #1201
Governor Howard Dean, author of Howard Dean's Prescription for Real Healthcare Reform interviews Nobel Laureate in Medicine, former director of the National Institutes of Health, and current president of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Dr. Harold Varmus. He discusses his book The Art and Politics of Science, an elegant blend of science and biography which also delves into current health issues. A 2009 KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville.

Watch Online! Kentucky Author Forum Presents | Great Conversations with Michael Sandel and John Carroll #1202
Renowned Harvard professor Michael Sandel is interviewed by John S. Carroll, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and former editor of the Los Angeles Times, the Baltimore Sun, and the Lexington Herald-Leader. Sandel discusses his book Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do?, about the challenge of thinking our way through the hard moral dilemmas we confront as citizens. A 2009 KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville.

Closed CaptionedWatch Online! Kentucky Author Forum Presents | Great Conversations with Richard Ellis and Jeff Corwin #1203
Richard Ellis, one of America's leading marine conservationists, recognized as the foremost painter of marine natural history subjects in the world, and author of On Thin Ice: The Changing World of the Polar Bear, is interviewed by Jeff Corwin, host of Animal Planet's Jeff Corwin's Experience and Corwin's Quest, conservationist, and author of 100 Heartbeats: The Race to Save Earth's Most Endangered Species. A 2010 KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville.

Closed CaptionedWatch Online! Kentucky Author Forum Presents | Great Conversations with Daniel Okrent and John Huey #1204
Daniel Okrent is the first public editor of The New York Times, former editor at Time, Inc., and author of Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition, a narrative history of that peculiar episode in American history, sweeping across several decades and most of the country, including Kentucky. He will be interviewed by John Huey, editor-in-chief of Time Inc. and co-author of Sam Walton: Made in America. A 2010 KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville.

Watch Online! Kentucky Author Forum Presents | Great Conversations with David Plouffe and Richard Wolffe #1301
David Plouffe, political strategist and author of The Audacity to Win is interviewed by Richard Wolffe, award-winning journalist, political analyst for MSNBC, and author of Renegade: The Making of a President. Plouffe served as campaign manager for President Obama's primary and general election victories in 2008. After managing Obama's Presidential campaign, Plouffe set up Organizing for America to continue the initiatives of the campaign in everyday civic life. A 2010 KET production.

Watch Online! Kentucky Author Forum Presents | Great Conversations with Arianna Huffington #1302
Arianna Huffington, co-founder of The Huffington Post, discusses her book Third World America, where she examines how America's past political, economic, and educational decisions are impacting the American dream, and what we can do to restart the engines of American prosperity and revitalize the middle class. A 2010 KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville.

Watch Online! Kentucky Author Forum Presents | Great Conversations with Andrew Ross Sorkin and Bethany McLean #1303 [TV-G]
Andrew Ross Sorkin, financial columnist for The New York Times and author of Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System - and Themselves, a real-life thriller about the most tumultuous period in American financial history since the Great Depression, is interviewed by Bethany McLean, contributing editor to Vanity Fair, co-author of The Smartest Guys in the Room, about the collapse of Enron, and the forthcoming All the Devils Are Here: The Hidden History of the Financial Crisis. A 2010 KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville.

Watch Online! Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with Dr. Eric Kandel and Jonah Lehrer #1304
Nobel Prize-winning medical researcher and Columbia University Professor Dr. Eric Kandel discusses his book In Search of Memory: The Emergence of a New Science of Mind with Jonah Lehrer, contributing editor at Wired and author of How We Decide and Proust Was a Neuroscientist. A 2011 KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville.

Watch Online! Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with Billy Collins and Garrison Keillor #1305
Former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins is author of nine volumes of poetry, including the forthcoming Horoscopes of the Dead. He is interviewed by Garrison Keillor, host and writer of A Prairie Home Companion and The Writer's Almanac, heard on public radio stations across the country. A 2011 KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville.

Watch Online! Rosanne Cash and Nick Spitzer #1401
Grammy-winner Rosanne Cash discusses her book, Composed: A Memoir, a self-portrait and testament to the power of art, tradition and love to transform a life. She is interviewed by Nick Spitzer, producer and host of public radio's American Routes.

Watch Online! Siddhartha Mukherjee and David T. Scadden #1402
Dr. David Scadden, professor of medicine at Harvard University, discusses the future of cancer treatments with physician and researcher Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee, author of The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer.

Watch Online! Michio Kaku and James Canton #1403
Futurist Michio Kaku, a theoretical physicist, tenured professor, co-creator of the string field theory, and author of Physics of the Future: How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100, is interviewed by James Canton, global futurist, social scientist, author, and CEO and chairman of the Institute for Global Futures.

Watch Online! Erik Larson and Robert Siegel #1404
Robert Siegel, senior host of NPR's All Things Considered, talks with Erik Larson, author of the book In the Garden of Beasts, the saga of William Dodd, chosen by Roosevelt to be America's first ambassador to Nazi Germany, and his daughter, who in July 1933 suddenly found themselves transported to the heart of Hitler's Berlin.

Watch Online! Ahmed Rashid and Clarissa Ward #1405
Ahmed Rashid is the author of Pakistan on the Brink: The Future of America, Pakistan and Afghanistan. He is interviewed by CBS News Foreign Correspondent Clarissa Ward. The leading journalist in Pakistan, Rashid draws on his keen knowledge of the region to deftly explain what the future may hold. A 2012 KET production.

Watch Online! Steven Pinker and Neal Conan #1501
Harvard Professor Steven Pinker is the author of The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined. He is interviewed by Neal Conan, award-winning journalist and host of "Talk of the Nation" on National Public Radio. With the panache and intellectual zeal that he is known for, Pinker calls for a rethinking of your deepest beliefs about progress, modernity, and human nature. A 2012 KET production.

Watch Online! Ray Kurzweil and Jim Fleming #1502
Ray Kurzweil, author of How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed, is interviewed by Jim Fleming, Peabody Award-winning host of Public Radio International's To the Best of Our Knowledge. In his book, Kurzweil presents a provocative exploration of the limitless potential of reverse engineering the human brain.

Watch Online! Jared Diamond and Sarah Hrdy #1503
Jared Diamond, author of The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn From Traditional Societies? and a professor of geography at UCLA is interviewed by Sarah Hrdy, professor emerita, University of California-Davis and associate in the Peabody Museum of Archeology and Ethnology at Harvard. A 2013 KET production.

Watch Online! Elaine Pagels and Gustav Niebuhr #1504
Religion scholar Elaine Pagels, Harrington Spear Paine Professor of Religion at Princeton University and author of numerous books including The Gnostic Gospels and Revelations: Visions, Prophecy, and Politics in the Book of Revelation, is interviewed by Gustav Niebuhr, associate professor in religion and the media at Syracuse University.

Watch Online! Congressman John Lewis and Rachel Maddow #1601
U.S. Congressman John Lewis is turning to the graphic novel format to discuss the Civil Rights Movement with March, a vivid first-hand account of his lifelong struggle for civil and human rights. Congressman Lewis is interviewed by MSNBC's Rachel Maddow.

Watch Online! Pat Conroy and Maureen Corrigan #1602
Author Pat Conroy discusses his powerful new memoir, The Death of Santini, the further story of his father, the inspiration for his acclaimed novel, The Great Santini. He is interviewed by NPR's Maureen Corrigan.

Watch Online! Chris Matthews and E. J. Dionne, Jr. #1603
Chris Matthews, host of MSNBC's Hardball, discusses his book Tip and the Gipper: When Politics Worked with E. J. Dionne, Jr., senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and syndicated columnist for The Washington Post.

Watch Online! Rick Pitino and Joe Nocera #1604
Rick Pitino, head coach of the University of Louisville men's basketball team and author of The One Day Contract, is interviewed by New York Times columnist Joe Nocera.

Watch Online! Alain de Botton and Brian Stetler #1605
Author Alain de Botton discusses his book, The News: A User's Manual, a guide for our news addicted age. He is interviewed by Brian Stelter, senior media correspondent for CNN Worldwide and host of Reliable Sources.

Philippe de Montebello and Michael Kimmelman #1701
Philippe de Montebello, the longest-serving director of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, discusses his book, Rendez-vous with Art. He is interviewed by chief art critic for The New York Times Michael Kimmelman.

Watch Online! Blue Collar Jobs #11403
Futurist and theoretical physicist Michio Kaku, author of Physics of the Future: How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100, discusses how innovation will impact blue collar jobs.

Watch Online! Erik Larson: German Reaction to Book #11404

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Watch Online! Steven Pinker: Bonobos Vs. Chimpanzees #11501

Watch Online! Ray Kurzweil: Brain Vs. Mind #11502

Watch Online! Jared Diamond: Global Warming #11503

Watch Online! Elaine Pagels: Revelation As Allegory #11504

Watch Online! John Lewis: How to Encourage Youth Today #11601

Watch Online! Pat Conroy: What Is Your Next Book #11602

Watch Online! Chris Matthews: Getting Rid of Filibusters #11603

Watch Online! Rick Pitino: Relationship with Keightley #11604

Watch Online! Alain De Botton: Why News Told In Dramatic #11605

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Watch Online! Limits of the Human Mind #21403
Futurist and theoretical physicist Michio Kaku, author of Physics of the Future: How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100, discusses the limits of the human mind.

Watch Online! Erik Larson: Choosing Historical Events #21404

U.S. Too Long In Afghanistan #21405

Watch Online! Steven Pinker: Modern Casualties #21501

Watch Online! Ray Kurzweil: Artificial Intelligence #21502

Watch Online! Jared Diamond: Effects of Anthropologists #21503

Watch Online! Elaine Pagels: Role of Music In Religion #21504

Watch Online! John Lewis: Thurgood Marshall Comment #21601

Watch Online! Pat Conroy: What You Learned from Father #21602

Watch Online! Chris Matthews: Did Bias Death Affect O'Neill #21603

Watch Online! Rick Pitino: Louisville Vs. Syracuse #21604

Watch Online! Alain De Botton: Need More from News #21605

Watch Online! Effects of Political Order #31403
Futurist and theoretical physicist Michio Kaku, author of Physics of the Future: How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100, discusses the effects of political order.

Watch Online! Erik Larson: Visiting Historical Sites #31404

Foreign Aid Helps Democracy #31405

Watch Online! Steven Pinker: Urban Violence #31501

Watch Online! Ray Kurzweil: Current Project #31502

Watch Online! Jared Diamond: Teaching Risk #31503

Watch Online! Elaine Pagels: Apocalyptic Literature #31504

Watch Online! John Lewis: Who Is Successor As You Retire #31601

Watch Online! Pat Conroy: Is Family Dysfunction Unique #31602

Watch Online! Chris Matthews: Reagan Problems with Truth #31603

Watch Online! Rick Pitino: Paying College Players #31604

Watch Online! Alain De Botton: Writings I Enjoy #31605

Watch Online! Replicating Brain Tissue #41403
Futurist and theoretical physicist Michio Kaku, author of Physics of the Future: How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100, discusses replicating brain tissue.

Watch Online! Erik Larson: Dodd's View of Martha #41404

What Role Will India Play? #41405

Watch Online! Steven Pinker: Violence Reaching Zero #41501

Watch Online! Ray Kurzweil: Technology and Democracy #41502

Watch Online! Jared Diamond: Cannibalism #41503

Watch Online! Elaine Pagels: Faith Helping with Grief #41504

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