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Dani Shapiro and Robert Siegel

Dani Shapiro and Robert Siegel

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Dani Shapiro and Robert Siegel

Author Dani Shapiro discusses her book Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity and Love, with Robert Siegel, retired host of NPR's All Things Considered. Inheritance is a book about secrets and a woman's urgent quest to unlock the story of her identity. The interview was recorded at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum.
S21 E1 Length 56:37 Premiere: 11.11.19

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This series showcases a diverse and fascinating array of authors and interviewers from a wide range of fields including politics, science, education, public journalism, and the arts. Interviews are taped at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum in Louisville, Kentucky.

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New York Times bestselling author Charles Graeber discusses his book, The Breakthrough: Immunotherapy and the Race to Cure Cancer, that details revolutionary scientific research in immunotherapy, with Dr. Thomas Gajewski, who oversees the melanoma oncology clinic at the University of Chicago and leads the immunology and cancer program at the university's Comprehensive Cancer Center. The interview was recorded at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum.

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Pulitzer Prize-winning bestselling author and "America's Historian-in-Chief" Doris Kearns Goodwin discusses Leadership in Turbulent Times, the culmination of five decades of acclaimed studies in presidential history. A. Scott Berg, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of five bestselling biographies, interviews Goodwin. The interview was recorded at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum.

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David McCraw, deputy general counsel at The New York Times, discusses his book Truth in Our Times: Inside the Fight for Press Freedom in the Age of Alternative Facts, with MSNBC legal analyst Chuck Rosenberg, formerly with the Department of Justice. The interview was recorded at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum.

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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. The interview was recorded at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum.

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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. The interview was recorded at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum.

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Season 21

Dani Shapiro and Robert Siegel

S21 E1 Length 56:37 Premiere Date 11.11.19

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