Tag: Books
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Interview
Airdate: September 8, 2011

The noted religious scholar and No god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam” author, who predicted the youth-centered Arab uprising in the Middle East and North Africa, outlines the impact that the Arab Spring will have on U.S. foreign policy.

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Interview
Airdate: August 31, 2011

The former Detroit mayor and co-author of the memoir Surrendered describes his time in solitary confinement and explains why that low point was the first time that he found true freedom.

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Interview
Airdate: September 1, 2011

The Harvard law professor and author of The Persistence of the Color Line explains why he believes that the nation’s first Black president is not going to be a transformative president when it comes to race.

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Interview
Airdate: August 22, 2011

The whistleblower whose book on the Bernie Madoff scheme, No One Would Listen, is the basis for the new film Chasing Madoff, discusses his 10-year journey and explains why the fraud was obvious to anybody who cared to look.

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Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
August 13th, 2011

One of our bloggers thinks Barbara Ehrenreich is one of the best voices on the side of the working poor in American journalism. What do you think?

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Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
July 27th, 2011

Did somebody say something about Tavis getting some much-needed rest? Not so fast. During his annual production hiatus, he continued his Foundation’s annual Leadership Institute and is kicking off a national Poverty Tour to raise awareness about the plight of the poor. But, our Web site staff did manage to track him down for a few summer reading recommendations.

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Interview
Airdate: July 21, 2011

Prendergast discusses the remarkable story behind his new text, Unlikely Brothers: Our Story of Adventure, Loss, and Redemption.

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Interview
Airdate: July 6, 2011

Historian and best-selling author discusses her latest text, A World on Fire, and explains what she feels is one of the greatest tragedies of the Civil War.

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Interview
Airdate: July 4, 2011

Former auto industry exec discusses his new book, Car Guys vs. Bean Counters, and describes what he believes the soul of American business should be.

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Interview
Airdate: June 29, 2011

The longtime sports executive, who co-founded the Orlando Magic, discusses his new book Coach Wooden, shares his thoughts on the looming NBA lockout and talks about his battle with multiple myeloma, an incurable form of cancer.