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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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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 Thursday, August 14 at 5:00 am EDT

Arianna Huffington and Howard Fineman #302 [TV-G]
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. She is interviewed by MSNBC analyst Howard Fineman. A 2010 KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville.

  • KETKY Sunday, August 17 at 10:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, August 21 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 Sunday, August 24 at 10:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, August 28 at 5:00 am EDT

Katharine Graham and Andrea Mitchell #304 [TV-G]
In an interview taped in 1997, Katharine Graham, former publisher of The Washington Post and Pulitzer Prize-winning author, talks with Andrea Mitchell, Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent, NBC News.

  • KETKY Sunday, August 31 at 10:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, September 4 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 Thursday, September 11 at 5:00 am EDT

Dr. Eric Kandel and Jonah Lehrer #306 [TV-G]
Dr. Eric Kandel, Nobel Prize-winning medical researcher, University Professor at Columbia, director of the Kavli Institute for brain science, and author of In Search of Memory: The Emergence of a New Science of Mind talks with Jonah Lehrer, contributing editor at Wired.

  • KETKY Thursday, September 18 at 5:00 am EDT

Sister Helen Prejean and Stephen Bright #307 [TV-G]
In a 1996 interview, Sister Helen Prejean, counselor to death row inmates and author of Dead Man Walking, talks with Stephen Bright, director of Southern Center for Human Rights.

  • KETKY Thursday, September 25 at 5:00 am EDT

Billy Collins and Garrison Keillor #308 [TV-G]
Billy Collins, former United States Poet Laureate (2001-2003) and author of nine collections of poetry, including the forthcoming Horoscopes for the Dead: Poems, talks with Garrison Keillor, host and writer of A Prairie Home Companion and The Writer's Almanac.

  • KETKY Thursday, October 2 at 5:00 am EDT

Arthur Levitt and Jane Bryant Quinn #309 [TV-G]
In a 2002 interview, Arthur Levitt, former chairman of the American Stock Exchange and the Securities and Exchange Commission, sits down with Jane Bryant Quinn, financial columnist for Newsweek.

  • KETKY Thursday, October 9 at 5:00 am EDT

General Wesley Clark and Joe Klein #310 [TV-G]
In a 2001 interview, Five-Star General Wesley Clark, former commander NATO European Forces and NATO Air Campaign Kosovo and author, talks with Joe Klein, The New Yorker Correspondent, and author of Politics and Defense.

  • KETKY Thursday, October 16 at 5:00 am EDT

Dr. Susan Love and Anne Taylor Fleming #311 [TV-G]
Dr. Susan Love, pre-eminent breast cancer surgeon and author of two best-selling books on women's health, converses with Anne Taylor Fleming, TV commentator and author.

  • KETKY Thursday, October 23 at 5:00 am EDT

Azir Nafasi and Karl Fleming #312 [TV-G]
In a 2005 interview, Azir Nafasi, teacher and author of Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books, talks with Karl Fleming, journalist and legendary civil rights reporter.

  • KETKY Thursday, October 30 at 5:00 am EST
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