Tag: Books
rubin-carter-2011-01-21
Interview
Airdate: January 21, 2011

Former boxing champ talks about his current work to help prisoners who have been falsely convicted.

douglas-frantz-2011-01-21
Interview
Airdate: January 21, 2011

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist discusses the START Treaty and explains why Pakistan is the world’s most dangerous nation.

clarence-jones-2011-01-17
Interview
Airdate: January 17, 2011

Speechwriter for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and author of Behind the Dream explains why Dr. King’s “Dream” speech served as a beacon light that revealed who King was.

graham-nash-2011-01-14
Interview
Airdate: January 14, 2011

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and accomplished photographer explains how he marries his love of music with his love of images.

roseanne-barr-2011-01-13
Interview
Airdate: January 13, 2011

Emmy winner and best-selling author explains why she feels that the poor have essentially bailed out the rich in the U.S.

siddhartha-mukherjee-2011-01-13
Interview
Airdate: January 13, 2011

Leading cancer physician dissects the history of cancer, which he calls ‘the defining disease of our generation.’

isabel-wilkerson-2010-12-23
Interview
Airdate: December 23, 2010

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist discusses the legacy of the Great Migration of African Americans, which she writes about in her book The Warmth of Other Suns.

rebecca-skloot-2010-12-23
Interview
Airdate: December 23, 2010

Science writer discusses lessons learned from research for her book The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.

wendell-potter-2010-12-22
Interview
Airdate: December 22, 2010

Corporate watchdog and Deadly Spin author discusses his struggle with his whistleblower status and describes the post-healthcare-reform industry spin.

Interview
Airdate: December 21, 2010

Rock icon discusses marrying her poetry with music and her critically acclaimed memoir about her early days in New York City.