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Casey Gerald and Van Jones

Casey Gerald and Van Jones

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Casey Gerald and Van Jones

Casey Gerald is author of There Will Be No Miracles Here: A Memoir, a personal story that sets forth in a bold new direction for a generation coming of age during increasingly broken times. He is interviewed by CNN political contributor Van Jones, author of Beyond the Messy Truth: How We Came Apart and How We Come Together. The interview was recorded at the U of L Kentucky Author Forum.
S20 E6 Length 56:33 Premiere: 12.3.18

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

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Ahmed Rashid and Clarissa Ward - S14 E5

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

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Steven Pinker and Neal Conan - S15 E1

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. The interview was recorded at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum. A 2012 KET production.

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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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Ray Kurzweil and Jim Fleming - S15 E2

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

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Season 20

David McCraw and Chuck Rosenberg

S20 E10 Length 56:33 Premiere Date 7.1.19

Doris Kearns Goodwin and A. Scott Berg

S20 E8 Length 56:33 Premiere Date 1.7.19

Charles Graeber and Dr. Thomas Gajewski

S20 E7 Length 56:33 Premiere Date 2.25.19

Casey Gerald and Van Jones

S20 E6 Length 56:33 Premiere Date 12.3.18

John Feinstein and Mike Tirico

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Malcolm Nance and Ned Price

S20 E4 Length 56:33 Premiere Date 5.7.18

David Frum and David Jolly

S20 E3 Length 56:33 Premiere Date 4.2.18

Masha Gessen and Clarissa Ward

S20 E2 Length 56:32 Premiere Date 2.5.18

Robert Wright and Jon Kabat-Zinn

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