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Web site: http://www.kentuckyauthorforum.com/

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A series featuring distinguished authors, each recognized in an area of prominence and each uniquely paired with an interviewer.

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Dr. Harold Varmus & Governor Howard Dean #201 [TV-G]
Dr. Harold Varmus, president of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and author of The Art and Politics of Science, discusses his book with the former Vermont Governor.

  • KETKY Thursday, August 13 at 5:00 am EDT

Richard Ellis and Jeff Corwin #203 [TV-G]
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 KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville.

  • KETKY Thursday, August 20 at 5:00 am EDT

Daniel Okrent and John Huey #204 [TV-G]
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 is interviewed by John Huey, editor-in-chief of Time Inc. and co-author of Sam Walton: Made in America. A KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville.

  • KETKY Thursday, August 27 at 5:00 am EDT

Tom Brokaw and Rick Atkinson #210 [TV-G]
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. He is interviewed by Rick Atkinson, Washington Post reporter and Pulitzer Prize winner for his book An Army at Dawn. A KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville.

  • KETKY Thursday, September 3 at 5:00 am EDT

Margaret Atwood and Ira Flatow #211 [TV-G]
Acclaimed novelist, poet, and critic Margaret Atwood speaks with National Public Radio host Ira Flatow. A KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville.

  • KETKY Monday, September 7 at 2:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Tuesday, September 8 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, September 10 at 5:00 am EDT

David Plouffe and Richard Wolffe #301 [TV-G]
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.

  • KETKY Monday, September 14 at 2:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Tuesday, September 15 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, September 17 at 5:00 am EDT

Andrew Ross Sorkin and Bethany MacLean #303 [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.

  • KETKY Monday, September 21 at 2:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, September 24 at 5:00 am EDT

David Boren and Neal Conan #305 [TV-G]
In a 2008 interview, David Boren, President of the University of Oklahoma and former U.S. Senator, discusses his book A Letter to America with Neal Conan, host of NPR's "Talk of the Nation."

  • KETKY Monday, September 28 at 2:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Tuesday, September 29 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, October 1 at 5:00 am EDT
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