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Jessye Norman and Gloria Steinem

Jessye Norman and Gloria Steinem

Jessye Norman and Gloria Steinem

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.
S17 E3 Length 56:33 Premiere: 1.12.15

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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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Author John Irving discusses his new novel, Avenue of Mysteries. His prolific career includes The World According to Garp, which won the National Book Award in 1980, and A Prayer for Owen Meany. Irving is interviewed by American historian Sam Tanenhaus, a contributor to Bloomberg Politics and Bloomberg View, and a columnist and associate editor at the British monthly, Prospect. Tanenhaus is also a former editor in chief of the Sunday Book Review and Week in Review at The New York Times. The interview was recorded at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum.

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

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Season 17 Episodes

David Boies and Jeffrey Toobin

S17 E4 Length 56:33 Premiere Date 4.19.15

Jessye Norman and Gloria Steinem

S17 E3 Length 56:33 Premiere Date 1.12.15

Philippe de Montebello and Michael Kimmelman

S17 E1 Length 56:32 Premiere Date 11.25.14

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