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A series featuring distinguished authors, each recognized in an area of prominence and each uniquely paired with an interviewer.
Tom Brokaw and Rick Atkinson #210
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, July 17 at 5:00 am EDT
Margaret Atwood and Ira Flatow #211
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 Sunday, July 20 at 10:00 am EDT
- KETKY Thursday, July 24 at 5:00 am EDT
Bill McKibben and Wendell Berry #212
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.
- KETKY Sunday, July 27 at 10:00 am EDT
- KETKY Thursday, July 31 at 5:00 am EDT
David Halberstam and Roger Wilkins #213
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.
- KETKY Sunday, August 3 at 10:00 am EDT
- KETKY Thursday, August 7 at 5:00 am EDT
David Plouffe and Richard Wolffe #301
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 Sunday, August 10 at 10:00 am EDT
- KETKY Thursday, August 14 at 5:00 am EDT
Arianna Huffington and Howard Fineman #302
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
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
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
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 Sunday, September 7 at 10:00 am EDT
- KETKY Thursday, September 11 at 5:00 am EDT
Dr. Eric Kandel and Jonah Lehrer #306
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 Sunday, September 14 at 10:00 am EDT
- KETKY Thursday, September 18 at 5:00 am EDT
Sister Helen Prejean and Stephen Bright #307
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 Sunday, September 21 at 10:00 am EDT
- KETKY Thursday, September 25 at 5:00 am EDT
Billy Collins and Garrison Keillor #308
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 Sunday, September 28 at 10:00 am EDT
- KETKY Thursday, October 2 at 5:00 am EDT
Arthur Levitt and Jane Bryant Quinn #309
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 Sunday, October 5 at 10:00 am EDT
- KETKY Thursday, October 9 at 5:00 am EDT
General Wesley Clark and Joe Klein #310
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 Sunday, October 12 at 10:00 am EDT
- KETKY Thursday, October 16 at 5:00 am EDT
Dr. Susan Love and Anne Taylor Fleming #311
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 Sunday, October 19 at 10:00 am EDT
- KETKY Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 5:00 am EDT
Azir Nafasi and Karl Fleming #312
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 Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 10:00 am EST
- KETKY Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 5:00 am EST
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