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Admiral James Stavridis and Melissa Block

Admiral James Stavridis and Melissa Block

Admiral James Stavridis, a retired 4-star Naval officer and former Supreme Allied Commander of the NATO Alliance, sits down with NPR host Melissa Block to talk about his new book, Sailing True North: Ten Admirals and the Voyage of Character. The interview was recorded at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum.
S21 E2 Length 56:38 Premiere: 3.16.20

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Great Conversations

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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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Charles Graeber and Dr. Thomas Gajewski - S20 E7

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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Doris Kearns Goodwin and A. Scott Berg - S20 E8

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 & Chuck Rosenberg - S20 E9

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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Dani Shapiro and Robert Siegel - S21 E1

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.

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Admiral James Stavridis and Melissa Block

Admiral James Stavridis, a retired 4-star Naval officer and former Supreme Allied Commander of the NATO Alliance, sits down with NPR host Melissa Block to talk about his new book, Sailing True North: Ten Admirals and the Voyage of Character. The interview was recorded at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum.

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Casey Gerald and Van Jones - S20 E6

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John Feinstein and Mike Tirico - S20 E5

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Malcolm Nance and Ned Price - S20 E4

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David Frum and David Jolly - S20 E3

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Masha Gessen and Clarissa Ward - S20 E2

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Season 21 Episodes

Admiral James Stavridis and Melissa Block

S21 E2 Length 56:38 Premiere Date 3.16.20

Dani Shapiro and Robert Siegel

S21 E1 Length 56:37 Premiere Date 11.11.19

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