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C-SPAN brings together best-selling nonfiction authors and influential interviewers for wide-ranging, hour- long conversations. Find this podcast every Saturday after 10 pm ET. From C-SPAN, the network that brings you "Lectures in History" and "Q&A" podcasts.

Location:

Washington, DC

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C-SPAN

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C-SPAN brings together best-selling nonfiction authors and influential interviewers for wide-ranging, hour- long conversations. Find this podcast every Saturday after 10 pm ET. From C-SPAN, the network that brings you "Lectures in History" and "Q&A" podcasts.

Twitter:

@booktv

Language:

English

Contact:

400 North Capitol Street NW Suite 650 Washington DC 20001 (202) 737-3220


Episodes

Andrew Curran, "Who’s Black and Why?"

2/17/2024
Wesleyan University professor Andrew Curran looked at how the concept of race emerged during the 18th-century Enlightenment period. George Mason University history professor Christy Pichichero interviewed him. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:03:46

Coleman Hughes, "The End of Race Politics"

2/10/2024
Writer and podcaster Coleman Hughes argued that the U.S. should move towards a colorblind approach to politics and race. He was interviewed by the Atlantic staff writer and author Thomas Chatterton Williams. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:00:14

Ijeoma Oluo, "Be a Revolution"

2/3/2024
Writer Ijeoma Oluo looked at how everyday Americans are fighting oppression in our systems and institutions to bring about change in communities. She was interviewed by author and activist Soraya Chemaly. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:58:43

Donald McNeil, "The Wisdom of Plagues - Lessons from 25 Years of Covering Pandemics"

1/27/2024
Journalist Donald McNeil spoke about what he's learned from covering pandemics for 25 years for the New York Times. He was interviewed by Science Magazine senior correspondent Jon Cohen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:55:09

David Stockman, "Trump's War on Capitalism"

1/20/2024
Reagan OMB director David Stockman argued that the economic policies of the Trump administration were a failure. He was interviewed by New York Times Federal Reserve & economy reporter Jeanna Smialek. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:00:32

Rachel Slade, "Making It in America"

1/13/2024
Journalist Rachel Slade looked at the challenges of manufacturing goods in the United States through the lens of a sweatshirt company in Maine. She was interviewed by author and New York Times editorial board member Farah Stockman. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:02:39

Peter Biskind, "Pandora's Box - How Guts, Guile, and Greed Upended TV"

1/6/2024
Cultural critic and film historian Peter Biskind looked at the changes in television over the past 40 years from the networks to cable to streaming. He was interviewed by Wall Street Journal media and entertainment bureau chief Amol Sharma. Make your donation at: c-span.org/donate Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:03:48

Philip Bump, "The Aftermath"

12/30/2023
Washington Post columnist Philip Bump examined how baby boomers have impacted the U.S economy and political system and how future generations will fare. He was interviewed by Millennial Action Project president Layla Zaidane. Make your donation at: c-span.org/donate Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:59:08

FEED DROP: Convo w/ New Q&A Host Peter Slen

12/27/2023
This week a conversation with the new host of Q&A, Peter Slen. We discuss the mission of the program, what to expect, and the best parts of hosting a one-hour conversation with interesting individuals. Make your donation at: c-span.org/donate Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:05

Booknotes+: Mark Bergen, "Like, Comment, Subscribe"

12/23/2023
On the cover of Bloomberg reporter Mark Bergen's most recent book, "Like, Comment, Subscribe," it says it will take the reader "Inside YouTube's Chaotic Rise to World Domination." Mr. Bergen, our guest this week, has reported on Google for the past seven years. YouTube was bought by Google in 2014 for $1.6 billion. In the prologue to the book, Bergen reports that more than 2 billion people visit YouTube every month, making it the second most visited search engine on Earth, second only to Google. He adds that YouTube is still dominated by music, gaming, and videos for children. Make your donation at: c-span.org/donate Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:08:24

Tim Alberta "The Kingdom, the Power, and the Glory"

12/16/2023
The Atlantic staff writer Tim Alberta examined the evangelical movement in America and its intersection with political issues. He was interviewed by Messiah University history professor and author John Fea. Make your donation at: c-span.org/donate Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:02:13

Jeff Horwitz, "Broken Code Inside Facebook and the Fight to Expose Its Harmful Secrets"

12/9/2023
Wall Street Journal technology reporter Jeff Horwitz discusses Facebook's growth as a company and the challenges its platforms have faced. He's interviewed by Bloomberg News reporter Sarah Frier. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:04:05

Jennifer Burns, "Milton Friedman - The Last Conservative"

12/2/2023
Stanford University history professor Jennifer Burns discussed the life and career of economist Milton Friedman. She was interviewed by CATO Institute vice president for economic and social policy studies Alex Nowrasteh. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:04:07

Books That Shaped America: Life of Frederick Douglass w/ Prof. David Blight

11/25/2023
Our guest this week is Pultizer-Prize-winning Yale Professor David Blight. He expounds on the life of Frederick Douglas, when he learned to read and write, and his relationship with President Abraham Lincoln. Born into slavery in Maryland, Frederick Douglass went on to become a writer, orator, statesman, and key leader in the abolitionist movement. After his escape to freedom as an adult, Douglass in 1845 wrote the first of his three autobiographies, titled The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:32

Fei-Fei Li, "The World's I See: Curiosity, Exploration, and Discovery at the Dawn of AI"

11/18/2023
Stanford University's Fei-Fei Li spoke about her life and journey to becoming one of the leading scientists in the field of artificial intelligence. She's interviewed by New Scientist technology reporter Jeremy Hsu. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:00:00

Greg Lukianoff, "The Canceling of the American Mind"

11/11/2023
Foundation for Individual Rights & Expression president Greg Lukianoff argues that the right to free speech is being threatened by cancel culture. He was interviewed by Reason Magazine's Matt Welch. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:00:56

Ruth Simmons, "Up Home - One Girl's Journey"

11/4/2023
Ruth Simmons spoke about her journey from poverty to academia, serving as president of Smith College, Brown University & Prairie View A&M University. She was interviewed by author Freeman Hrabowski. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:06:12

Martin Baron, "Collision of Power"

10/28/2023
Martin Baron talks about leading the Washington Post as executive editor under the ownership of Jeff Bezos & during Donald Trump’s presidency. He's interviewed by NPR Media Correspondent David Folkenflik. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:01:49

Ryan Reilly, "Sedition Hunters - How January 6th Broke the Justice System"

10/21/2023
NBC News' Ryan Reilly chronicled how citizens helped law enforcement find individuals involved in the January 6, 2021, riot at the U.S. Capitol. He was interviewed by Politico senior legal affairs reporter Kyle Cheney. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:02:43

Cameron McWhirter and Zusha Elinson, "American Gun"

10/14/2023
Wall Street Journal reporters Cameron McWhirter and Zusha Elinson discuss the history of the AR-15 and how the weapon has influenced American gun culture. They were interviewed by author and journalist Paul Barrett. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:02:09