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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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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

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 Monday, October 5 at 2:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Tuesday, October 6 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, October 8 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 Monday, October 12 at 2:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Tuesday, October 13 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, October 15 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 Monday, October 19 at 2:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Tuesday, October 20 at 1:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, October 22 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 Monday, October 26 at 2:00 pm EST
  • KETKY Tuesday, October 27 at 1:00 am EST
  • KETKY Thursday, October 29 at 5:00 am EST
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