Tag: Books
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Interview
Airdate: June 18, 2012

The Nobel laureate assesses the current state of the U.S. economy, inequality and poverty in the country, as detailed in his text, The Price of Inequality.

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Blog: PrimerBlog: Staff & Guest Blog
June 12th, 2012

After an illustrious career spanning 50 years with Sports Illustrated, he’s somehow managed to chronicle his life and fit it all into one book. That book, Over Time: My Life as a Sportswriter, is now published and up for grabs. Tune in for the full conversation.

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Interview
Airdate: June 14, 2012

The multiple Grammy winner talks about her new CD, “All Fall Down,” and her candid new memoir, Diamond in the Rough, and reveals what she uses as her healing factors during times of clinical depression.

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Interview
Airdate: June 13, 2012

The Emmy and Peabody winner describes the evolution of sports over the length of his career and reflects on who he thinks is the greatest athlete of all time, as detailed in his memoir, Over Time.

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Interview
Airdate: June 11, 2012

The retired Army general shares why he has yet to endorse anyone in the 2012 presidential race, explains his views on domestic policy and unemployment and details his book, It Worked for Me.

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Interview
Airdate: June 15, 2012

The airline pilot of “Miracle on the Hudson” fame recalls the 2009 incident and life since, as written about in his text Making a Difference; he also talks about traits that come into play in a moment of crisis.

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Interview
Airdate: June 5, 2012

The Oscar-winning filmmaker-turned-author discusses the reasons for writing his new text, Predator Nation.

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Interview
Airdate: June 6, 2012

The Pulitzer Prize winner reveals poignant details about the family dynamic surrounding his mentally disabled son, as described in his memoir, Father’s Day, and discusses life after Friday Night Lights.

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Interview
Airdate: June 8, 2012

The best-selling author discusses the concept of “great insight,” why brainstorming doesn’t work and things that keep people from being their most creative selves.

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Interview
Airdate: June 7, 2012

The six-time Grammy-winning musician shares why it took so long for him to record his own music and his mission to keep jazz clubs alive; he also details his memoir, When I Left Home.