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Web site: http://www.ket.org/authorforum

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

TV Schedule

Watch Online! Steven Pinker and Neal Conan #1501
Harvard Professor Steven Pinker is the author of The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined. He is interviewed by Neal Conan, award-winning journalist and host of "Talk of the Nation" on National Public Radio. With the panache and intellectual zeal that he is known for, Pinker calls for a rethinking of your deepest beliefs about progress, modernity, and human nature. A 2012 KET production.

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

Watch Online! Elaine Pagels and Gustav Niebuhr #1504
Religion scholar Elaine Pagels, Harrington Spear Paine Professor of Religion at Princeton University and author of numerous books including The Gnostic Gospels and Revelations: Visions, Prophecy, and Politics in the Book of Revelation, is interviewed by Gustav Niebuhr, associate professor in religion and the media at Syracuse University.

  • KETKY Monday, February 8 at 2:00 pm EST
  • KETKY Tuesday, February 9 at 1:00 am EST
  • KETKY Thursday, February 11 at 5:00 am EST

Watch Online! Ray Kurzweil and Jim Fleming #1502
Ray Kurzweil, author of How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed, is interviewed by Jim Fleming, Peabody Award-winning host of Public Radio International's To the Best of Our Knowledge. In his book, Kurzweil presents a provocative exploration of the limitless potential of reverse engineering the human brain.

  • KETKY Monday, February 15 at 2:00 pm EST
  • KETKY Tuesday, February 16 at 1:00 am EST
  • KETKY Thursday, February 18 at 5:00 am EST

Watch Online! Congressman John Lewis and Rachel Maddow #1601
U.S. Congressman John Lewis is turning to the graphic novel format to discuss the Civil Rights Movement with March, a vivid first-hand account of his lifelong struggle for civil and human rights. Congressman Lewis is interviewed by MSNBC's Rachel Maddow.

  • KETKY Monday, February 22 at 2:00 pm EST
  • KETKY Tuesday, February 23 at 1:00 am EST
  • KETKY Thursday, February 25 at 5:00 am EST
  • KETKY Monday, February 29 at 2:00 pm EST

Watch Online! Pat Conroy and Maureen Corrigan #1602
Author Pat Conroy discusses his powerful new memoir, The Death of Santini, the further story of his father, the inspiration for his acclaimed novel, The Great Santini. He is interviewed by NPR's Maureen Corrigan.

  • KETKY Tuesday, March 1 at 1:00 am EST
  • KETKY Thursday, March 3 at 5:00 am EST

Watch Online! Chris Matthews and E. J. Dionne, Jr. #1603
Chris Matthews, host of MSNBC's Hardball, discusses his book Tip and the Gipper: When Politics Worked with E. J. Dionne, Jr., senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and syndicated columnist for The Washington Post.

  • KETKY Monday, March 7 at 2:00 pm EST
  • KETKY Tuesday, March 8 at 1:00 am EST
  • KETKY Thursday, March 10 at 5:00 am EST

Watch Online! Rick Pitino and Joe Nocera #1604
Rick Pitino, head coach of the University of Louisville men's basketball team and author of The One Day Contract, is interviewed by New York Times columnist Joe Nocera.

  • KETKY Monday, March 14 at 2:00 pm EST
  • KETKY Tuesday, March 15 at 1:00 am EST
  • KETKY Thursday, March 17 at 5:00 am EST

Watch Online! Alain de Botton and Brian Stetler #1605
Author Alain de Botton discusses his book, The News: A User's Manual, a guide for our news addicted age. He is interviewed by Brian Stelter, senior media correspondent for CNN Worldwide and host of Reliable Sources.

  • KETKY Monday, March 21 at 2:00 pm EST
  • KETKY Tuesday, March 22 at 1:00 am EST
  • KETKY Thursday, March 24 at 5:00 am EST

E.J. Dionne and James Fallows #1802
Journalist and political commentator E.J. Dionne, a long-time op-ed columnist for The Washington Post, talks about his book, Why The Right Went Wrong: Conservatism - from Goldwater to the Tea Party and Beyond. He is interviewed by James Fallows, a National correspondent for The Atlantic.

  • KET Monday, March 21 at 10:00 pm EST
  • KET Wednesday, March 23 at 3:00 am EST
  • KETKY Friday, March 25 at 9:00 am EST
  • KETKY Monday, March 28 at 2:00 pm EST
  • KETKY Tuesday, March 29 at 1:00 am EST
  • KETKY Thursday, March 31 at 5:00 am EST
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