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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

Networks:

C-SPAN

Description:

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
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Jim Wallis, "The False White Gospel"

5/18/2024
Theologian Jim Wallis argued that a faith of love, healing and hope must be used to dismantle a false gospel that promotes White Christian Nationalism. He was interviewed by Daily Beast columnist and author Wajahat Ali. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:01:53

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Johann Hari, "Magic Pill"

5/11/2024
Journalist Johann Hari reported on the success and concerns surrounding the new weight-loss drugs, as well as his personal experience taking Ozempic. He was interviewed by Bloomberg News health reporter Madison Muller. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:04:10

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David Sanger, "New Cold Wars"

5/4/2024
New York Times correspondent David Sanger spoke about China's rise, Russia's invasion of Ukraine & America's role in the world in the 21st century. He was interviewed by Harvard University Belfer Center senior fellow Paula Dobriansky. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:00:01

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Susan Page, "The Rulebreaker - The Life and Times of Barbara Walters"

4/28/2024
USA Today's Susan Page spoke about the life and career of Barbara Walters. She was interviewed by former ABC News White House Correspondent Ann Compton. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:00:49

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Eddie Glaude, "We Are the Leaders We Have Been Looking For"

4/20/2024
Princeton University professor Eddie Glaude spoke about his views on Black politics & how the Black community moves forward in America's democracy. He was interviewed by Harvard University History, Race, & Public Policy Professor Khalil Gibran Muhammad. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:04:48

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Batya Ungar-Sargon "Second Class"

4/13/2024
Newsweek’s Batya Ungar-Sargon talks with working class Americans about their lives & policies they believe could help get them to the middle class. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:01:18

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Annie Jacobsen, "Nuclear War"

4/6/2024
Journalist Annie Jacobsen chronicled the sequence of events that would occur at home and around the globe following the launch of a nuclear missile. She was interviewed by author and national security analyst Joe Cirincione. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:00:45

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Jonathan Haidt, The Anxious Generation"

3/30/2024
NYU professor Jonathan Haidt argued that technology is harming the social development and mental health of children. He was interviewed by Harvard University Center for Digital Thriving co-director and author Emily Weinstein. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:02:55

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Teresa Ghilarducci, "Work, Retire, Repeat - The Uncertainty of Retirement in the New Economy"

3/23/2024
New School economic professor Teresa Ghilarducci offered her thoughts on how to make retirement in the U.S. attainable for more Americans. She was interviewed by Washington Post economics correspondent Abha Bhattarai. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:00:42

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Jane Marie, "Selling the Dream"

3/16/2024
Journalist Jane Marie reported on how multilevel marketing businesses make their profits. She was interviewed by Business Insider senior correspondent Emily Stewart. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:03:03

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Dr. Elizabeth Comen, "All in Her Head"

3/9/2024
Dr. Elizabeth Comen looked at the medical history of women's health and discussed how the narrative around women's bodies was shaped mostly by men. She was interviewed by Muhlenberg College Medical Humanities Program Director Jacqueline Antonovich. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:01:05

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Kara Swisher, "Burn Book - A Tech Love Story"

3/2/2024
Journalist Kara Swisher spoke about her career and covering the tech industry and its key players. She was interviewed by author and Financial Times global business columnist and associate editor Rana Foroohar. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:00:02

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Marie Arana, "LatinoLand - A Portrait of America's Largest and Least Understood Minority"

2/24/2024
Writer Marie Arana shares stories and little-known histories of the diverse Latino population of America, the fastest-growing minority in the U.S. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:56:12

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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