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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, February 26 at 5:00 am EST

Michael Sandel and John Carroll #202 [TV-G]
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?. A 2009 KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville.

  • KETKY Thursday, March 5 at 5:00 am EST

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, March 12 at 5:00 am EST

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 Thursday, March 19 at 5:00 am EST

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 Thursday, March 26 at 5:00 am EST

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, April 2 at 5:00 am EST

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, April 9 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, April 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, April 30 at 5:00 am EDT
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