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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! 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

Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with David Kessler #303
Kessler, former commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and author of the book A Question of Intent, which discusses the litigation against tobacco companies, is interviewed by Roger Cossack, co-host of CNN's Burden of Proof. A KET production taped at The Kentucky Center.

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

Watch Online! Kentucky Author Forum Presents | A Conversation with Robert Kagan #603
Robert Kagan, senior associate of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, contributing editor of The New Republic, and author of Paradise and Power, writes on the shifting international scene. He is interviewed by Neal Conan, host of National Public Radio's Talk of the Nation. A 2004 KET production taped at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville.

  • KETKY Thursday, February 12 at 5:00 am EST

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 19 at 5:00 am EST
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