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Featuring interviews with noted authors, this series is taped at the Kentucky Center in Louisville. A KET production.

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Watch Online! Siddhartha Mukherjee and David T. Scadden #1402
Dr. David Scadden, professor of medicine at Harvard University, discusses the future of cancer treatments with physician and researcher Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee, author of The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer.

  • KETKY Thursday, November 20 at 5:00 am EST

Philippe de Montebello and Michael Kimmelman #1701
Philippe de Montebello, the longest-serving director of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, discusses his book, Rendez-vous with Art. He is interviewed by chief art critic for The New York Times Michael Kimmelman.

  • KET Tuesday, November 25 at 10:00 pm EST
  • KETKY Thursday, November 27 at 5:00 am EST
  • KET Wednesday, December 10 at 3:00 am EST

Watch Online! Michio Kaku and James Canton #1403
Futurist Michio Kaku, a theoretical physicist, tenured professor, co-creator of the string field theory, and author of Physics of the Future: How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100, is interviewed by James Canton, global futurist, social scientist, author, and CEO and chairman of the Institute for Global Futures.

  • KETKY Thursday, December 4 at 5:00 am EST

Watch Online! Ahmed Rashid and Clarissa Ward #1405
Ahmed Rashid is the author of Pakistan on the Brink: The Future of America, Pakistan and Afghanistan. He is interviewed by CBS News Foreign Correspondent Clarissa Ward. The leading journalist in Pakistan, Rashid draws on his keen knowledge of the region to deftly explain what the future may hold. A 2012 KET production.

  • KETKY Thursday, December 11 at 5:00 am EST

Watch Online! Erik Larson and Robert Siegel #1404
Robert Siegel, senior host of NPR's All Things Considered, talks with Erik Larson, author of the book In the Garden of Beasts, the saga of William Dodd, chosen by Roosevelt to be America's first ambassador to Nazi Germany, and his daughter, who in July 1933 suddenly found themselves transported to the heart of Hitler's Berlin.

  • KETKY Thursday, December 18 at 5:00 am EST

Watch Online! Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with Madeleine Albright #601
Madeleine Albright, secretary of state under President Clinton, discusses her book Madame Secretary. A KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville in December 2003.

  • KETKY Thursday, December 25 at 5:00 am EST

Timothy Geithner and James Surowiecki #1702
Timothy Geithner, former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury and author of Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises, is interviewed by James Surowiecki, staff writer of "The Financial Page" at The New Yorker.

  • KET Monday, December 29 at 8:00 pm EST
  • KETKY Thursday, January 1 at 5:00 am EST

Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with James McBride #304
The author of The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother is interviewed by radio personality Christopher Lydon. McBride's best-selling memoir is largely the story of his mother, a Jewish woman who fled Poland for America, married a black man, and raised a large family. A 2001 KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville.

  • KETKY Thursday, January 8 at 5:00 am EST

Jessye Norman and Gloria Steinem #1703
Legendary opera singer Jessye Norman, discusses her memoir Stand Up Straight and Sing!, which recalls the strong women who were her role models. She is interviewed by Gloria Steinem, feminist activist and co-founder of Ms. magazine.

  • KET Monday, January 12 at 10:00 pm EST
  • KET Friday, January 16 at 3:00 am EST
  • KET Tuesday, January 20 at 3:00 am EST
  • KETKY Thursday, January 22 at 5:00 am EST

Closed CaptionedWatch Online! Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with John McCain #802
Four-term U.S. Senator (R-AZ) and decorated Vietnam veteran John McCain has built a reputation for independence by championing causes he strongly believes in, regardless of popular opinion. His experiences as father to seven children inspired him to write Character Is Destiny, a collection of stories illustrating his belief that character depends on conscience and is created by the choices we make every day. He is interviewed by National Public Radio host Robert Siegel in a program taped at the Kentucky Center in Louisville. A KET production.

  • KETKY Thursday, January 15 at 5:00 am EST

Watch Online! Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with E.L. Doctorow #302
Novelist E.L. Doctorow, considered one of America's greatest writers, is interviewed by radio personality Christopher Lydon. A 2001 KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville.

  • KETKY Thursday, January 29 at 5:00 am EST
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