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Intriguing hour-long conversations with people who are making things happen. New episodes every Sunday evening. From C-SPAN, the network that brings you "Washington Today" and "Lectures in History" podcasts.

Intriguing hour-long conversations with people who are making things happen. New episodes every Sunday evening. From C-SPAN, the network that brings you "Washington Today" and "Lectures in History" podcasts.

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Washington, DC

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C-SPAN

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Intriguing hour-long conversations with people who are making things happen. New episodes every Sunday evening. From C-SPAN, the network that brings you "Washington Today" and "Lectures in History" podcasts.

Twitter:

@cspanradio

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

Neil King, Walking to New York City

5/16/2021
Former Wall Street Journal reporter and Washington, DC, resident Neil King talks about his nearly 300-mile walking trip to New York City this past April to connect with American history. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:58:35

Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, Mysteries of the Universe

5/9/2021
Theoretical physicist Chanda Prescod-Weinstein talks about subatomic particles, the mysteries of the universe, and the journey she took to become one of less than one hundred black American women to receive a PhD in physics. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:59:21

Lawrence Roberts, Author of "Mayday 1971"

5/2/2021
Investigative journalist Lawrence Roberts talks about the “Spring Offensive” of 1971, during which tens of thousands of anti-Vietnam War protesters, including Vietnam War veterans, came to Washington, DC, in an effort to shut down the federal government. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:02:13:27

Susan Page, Author, "Madame Speaker"

4/25/2021
USA Today Washington bureau chief Susan Page, author of "Madam Speaker," talks about the life and political career of Democratic congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, who became the first female Speaker of the House in 2007 and is currently serving her second term in the position. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:00:05

Karen Tumulty, Author, "The Triumph of Nancy Reagan"

4/18/2021
Washington Post political columnist Karen Tumulty discusses her biography of former First Lady Nancy Reagan. She talks about the role Mrs. Reagan played as political adviser to Ronald Reagan and as a mother. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:59:58

Julia Sweig, Author, "Lady Bird Johnson: Hiding in Plain Sight"

4/11/2021
Julia Sweig, senior research fellow at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas-Austin, talks about the influence Lady Bird Johnson had on Lyndon Johnson’s decision-making, both before and during his presidency. www.oracle.com/goto/cspan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:02:27

Frederick Hess & Pedro Noguera, "A Search for Common Ground"

4/4/2021
Frederick Hess, director of education policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute, and Pedro Noguera, dean of the school of education at USC, debated education policy and talked about the importance of having civil discussions over political disputes, especially when principled differences of opinion are involved. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:00:27

Elizabeth Becker, Author, "You Don't Belong Here"

3/28/2021
Journalist Elizabeth Becker tells the story of three women - Australian correspondent Kate Webb, French photographer Catherine Leroy, and American intellectual Frances FitzGerald - who reported on the Vietnam War. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:59:58

The History Chicks

3/21/2021
Kansas City-based Susan Vollenweider and Beckett Graham, co-hosts of The History Chicks podcast, talk about the origins of the now 10-year-old podcast, its growing popularity over the years, and some of the women they've covered on their fortnightly look into U.S. history, including Queen Lili'uokalani of Hawaii and inventor Lydia Pinkham. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:01:17

George Weigel, Author, "Not Forgotten"

3/14/2021
George Weigel, a Catholic theologian, author and distinguished senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, talks about some of the people he profiles in Not Forgotten, his new book of elegies and reminiscences. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:58:58

Jayme Lemke, Senior Fellow, Mercatus Center's Hayek Program

3/7/2021
Jayme Lemke, senior fellow with George Mason University’s Mercatus Center’s F. A. Hayek Program, talks about the social and economic disruption caused by the COVID pandemic and the response by the U.S. government. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:59:00

Erica Armstrong Dunbar, Author, "She Came to Slay"

2/28/2021
Erica Armstrong Dunbar, professor of history at Rutgers University, talks about her book, "She Came to Slay," about the life and exploits of Underground Railroad conductor and Union Army spy, Harriet Tubman. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:59:44

Peniel Joseph, Professor of History, University of Texas

2/21/2021
University of Texas history professor Peniel Joseph talks about the activism and converging ideologies of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr., and the importance of their thinking on the fight for civil rights in America. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:00:27

Vice President Kamala Harris's Mother and History of Indian Americans

2/14/2021
Journalist Rikha Sharma Rani discusses her profile of Vice President Kamala Harris’s late mother, Shyamala, who came to the United States from India in 1958, and Prof. Devesh Kapur talks about the larger story of Indian immigration to the United States. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:58:45

Aruna Viswanatha, WSJ Reporter, & Max Abrahms, Northeastern University political science professor

2/7/2021
Wall Street Journal reporter Aruna Viswanatha talks about the federal investigation into the January 6th attack on the Capitol and Northeastern University political science professor Max Abrahms discusses whether the government needs new authority to properly deal with domestic extremists. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:57:11

Lawrence Roberts, Author of "Mayday 1971"

1/31/2021
Investigative journalist Lawrence Roberts talks about the “Spring Offensive” of 1971, during which tens of thousands of anti-Vietnam War protesters, including Vietnam War veterans, came to Washington, DC, in an effort to shut down the federal government. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:58:39

Elena Conis, Author of "Vaccine Nation"

1/24/2021
University of California at Berkeley historian of medicine Elena Conis talks about the development of the polio vaccine in the 1950s. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:57:56

Presidential Inaugural Addresses

1/17/2021
Sarada Peri, senior speechwriter for President Barack Obama, and John McConnell, senior speechwriter for President George W. Bush, join us to talk about presidential inaugural addresses, from JFK to the upcoming inaugural address of President-elect Joe Biden. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:01:13

Helen Andrews, Author, "Boomers"

1/10/2021
Helen Andrews, senior editor at The American Conservative magazine, takes a critical look at the Baby Boomer Generation and argues that they have left subsequent generations, especially Millennials, worse off. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:58:11

Nic Novicki, Founder and Director, Easterseals Disability Film Challenge

12/27/2020
Actor Nic Novicki, founder and director of the Easterseals Disability Film Challenge, talks about the 2020 entries and the winning films in three categories: best awareness campaign, best editor, and best film. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:59:43