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Over the years C-SPAN's Brian Lamb has interviewed many historians, but was only able to scratch the surface of their deep knowledge. Now he's talking in-depth with some of these same nationally-known historians, making for a fascinating learning experience. Listen as they discuss their careers and what they've learned about America through researching and writing about history. From politics to pop culture, C-SPAN's Talking With...gets into the minds of America's top historians, who sometimes make history by writing about it. Season 2 Douglas Brinkley Season 1 Richard Norton Smith

Over the years C-SPAN's Brian Lamb has interviewed many historians, but was only able to scratch the surface of their deep knowledge. Now he's talking in-depth with some of these same nationally-known historians, making for a fascinating learning experience. Listen as they discuss their careers and what they've learned about America through researching and writing about history. From politics to pop culture, C-SPAN's Talking With...gets into the minds of America's top historians, who sometimes make history by writing about it. Season 2 Douglas Brinkley Season 1 Richard Norton Smith

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Over the years C-SPAN's Brian Lamb has interviewed many historians, but was only able to scratch the surface of their deep knowledge. Now he's talking in-depth with some of these same nationally-known historians, making for a fascinating learning experience. Listen as they discuss their careers and what they've learned about America through researching and writing about history. From politics to pop culture, C-SPAN's Talking With...gets into the minds of America's top historians, who sometimes make history by writing about it. Season 2 Douglas Brinkley Season 1 Richard Norton Smith

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@cspanradio

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English

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(202) 737-3220


Episodes

C-SPAN in the Classroom Trailer: Season 2

9/5/2022
Hey all you teachers and all you parents, and all you professors and all you students: Season #2 of the C-SPAN in the Classroom podcast drops this fall! Whether you're mowing the yard, on a peaceful weekend drive, or just relaxing on the couch with your favorite blanket, make sure to tune in to the first episode of Season #2 of C-SPAN in the Classroom on September 10th, available at c-span.org, on the free C-SPAN Now app, or wherever you listen to podcasts. Make sure to like, subscribe, and...

Duration:00:03:58

Presidential Recordings Trailer: Season 2 President Richard Nixon

7/1/2022
At least 6 U.S. Presidents recorded conversations while in office. Hear those conversations on this C-SPAN podcast. Season 2 focuses on President Richard Nixon's secretly-recorded private telephone conversations. Through eight episodes, hear Richard Nixon talk with key aides about Watergate strategy, potential Supreme Court Nominees, and hear his reaction to the leaked publication of the Pentagon Papers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:27

Douglas Brinkley - Ep. 1

6/1/2021
C-SPAN's Brian Lamb is Talking With...historian Douglas Brinkley. Educated at Ohio State and Georgetown, Professor Brinkley is a well-known expert on U.S. presidents. He has taught at Hofstra, Tulane, The University of New Orleans, and for the past 17 years at Rice University in Houston. In this first episode Douglas Brinkley talks about his parents, high school, his love of history, Ohio State University, working at a used record store, Muddy Waters, and Little Richard. Learn more about...

Duration:00:21:13

Douglas Brinkley - Ep. 2

6/1/2021
Brian Lamb talks with historian Douglas Brinkley about Georgetown University, Oxford, JFK, Woody Hayes, working at a used book store, Norman Mailer, Ralph Ellison, James Forman, Pamela & Averell Harriman, and Dean Acheson. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:28:22

Douglas Brinkley - Ep. 3

6/1/2021
Brian Lamb talks with historian Douglas Brinkley about his Dean Acheson book, James Forrestal, Townsend Hoopes, Walter Lacquer, and being a good teacher. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:18:44

Douglas Brinkley - Ep. 4

6/1/2021
Brian Lamb talks with historian Douglas Brinkley about The Majic Bus, his Hofstra University American Odyssey course, Ken Kesey, Arthur Miller, Waylon Jennings, and Elizabeth Gilbert. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:24:06

Douglas Brinkley - Ep. 5

6/1/2021
Brian Lamb talks with historian Douglas Brinkley about his teaching career, Stephen Ambrose, the National World War II Museum, President Jimmy Carter, Hunter Thompson, Rosa Parks, and James Baker. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:27:40

Douglas Brinkley - Ep. 6

6/1/2021
Brian Lamb talks with historian Douglas Brinkley about his wife Anne, his children, Don Imus, Wyatt Imus, the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library, and Rice University. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:23:55

Douglas Brinkley - Ep. 7

6/1/2021
Brian Lamb talks with historian Douglas Brinkley about American culture, Walt Whitman, Kurt Vonnegut, D.H. Lawrence, and his love of books and movies. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:18:12

Douglas Brinkley - Ep. 8

6/1/2021
Brian Lamb talks with historian Douglas Brinkley about Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie, Chuck Berry, and Wynton Marsalis. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:26:26

Douglas Brinkley - Ep. 9

6/1/2021
Brian Lamb talks with historian Douglas Brinkley about Jack Kerouac, On the Road, Bill Maher, and traveling to Cuba with Sean Penn & Christopher Hitchens. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:23:10

Douglas Brinkley - Ep. 10

6/1/2021
Brian Lamb talks with historian Douglas Brinkley about Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, baby boomers, connecting with the natural world, baseball stadiums, Hank Aaron, and Frank McCourt. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:26:35

Douglas Brinkley - Ep. 11

6/1/2021
Brian Lamb talks with historian Douglas Brinkley about Hunter Thompson, gonzo journalism, Thompson's suicide, and Johnny Depp. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:24:19

Douglas Brinkley - Ep. 12

6/1/2021
Brian Lamb talks with historian Douglas Brinkley about Evel Knievel, Oprah Winfrey, Vanity Fair magazine, DMX, and hip-hop. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:18:46

Douglas Brinkley - Ep. 13

6/1/2021
Brian Lamb talks with historian Douglas Brinkley about his correspondence with presidents, President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, and Hunter Biden. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:19:54

Douglas Brinkley - Ep. 14

6/1/2021
Brian Lamb talks with historian Douglas Brinkley about President Donald Trump, media bias, visiting Trump at Mar-a-Lago, the National Park System, America's space program, and immigration. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:05

Douglas Brinkley - Ep. 15

6/1/2021
Brian Lamb talks with historian Douglas Brinkley about President Barack Obama, Obama's meetings with historians at the White House, and Michelle Obama's memoir. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:18:02

Douglas Brinkley - Ep. 16

6/1/2021
Brian Lamb talks with historian Douglas Brinkley about his favorite biographies, David McCullough, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Ron Chernow, and Presidents Jimmy Carter, George W. Bush, and Bill Clinton. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:23:46

Douglas Brinkley - Ep. 17

6/1/2021
Brian Lamb talks with historian Douglas Brinkley about Ross Perot, President Ronald Reagan & his diaries & letters, Nancy Reagan, Edmund Morris's Dutch, and President Richard Nixon's tapes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:27:43

TRAILER: Talking With...

5/30/2021
Season 2: C-SPAN's Brian Lamb is Talking With…historian Douglas Brinkley. Educated at Ohio State and Georgetown, Professor Brinkley is a well-known expert on U.S. presidents. He has taught at Hofstra, Tulane, The University of New Orleans, and for the past 17 years at Rice University in Houston. In a 6-hour conversation broken into 20-30 minute segments, he shares his many interests including the story of the United States, our culture, and our history – from Bob Dylan to Ronald Reagan to...

Duration:00:02:40