Tag: Books
apolo-ohno-2010-11-18
Interview
Airdate: November 18, 2010

Olympic speed skating champion talks about his new book, describes what it was like growing up the son of a Japanese immigrant and addresses what’s next in his skating career.

rainn-wilson-2010-11-17
Interview
Airdate: November 17, 2010

Emmy-nominated actor discusses growing up as a geek, playing offbeat characters, being a man of faith and how he got his unique name.

iyanla-vanzant-2010-11-15
Interview
Airdate: November 15, 2010

Motivational speaker shares the painful stories of losing her daughter to a rare form of colon cancer and her grandmother’s mental illness.

rebecca-costa-2010-11-12
Interview
Airdate: November 12, 2010

Former Silicon Valley CEO and author of the much-talked-about new book The Watchman’s Rattle shares what happens when humans reach their cognitive thresholds.

matt-taibbi-2010-11-11
Interview
Airdate: November 11, 2010

Rolling Stone contributing editor and Griftopia author demystifies the inner workings of Wall Street and critiques why the U.S. should not have bailed out big banks.

george-dohrmann-2010-11-09
Interview
Airdate: November 9, 2010

Pulitzer Prize-winning sports writer explains why he feels the world of youth basketball is an exploitative and lawless society.

andrew-young-2010-11-09
Interview
Airdate: November 9, 2010

Former U.N. ambassador comments on the impact of the current state of U.S. politics on global economic decisions.

edwidge-danticat-2010-11-01
Interview
Airdate: November 1, 2010

Award-winning Haitian American writer, author of Create Dangerously, explains why art is both a luxury and a necessity.

ingrid-betancourt-2010-10-28
Interview
Airdate: October 28, 2010

Former Colombian presidential candidate who was held in captivity describes the future she wants for her country.

joseph-wilson-valerie-plame-wilson-2010-10-26
Interview
Airdate: October 26, 2010

Former diplomat and his wife share the details of their journey from scandal in Washington to rebuilding their lives in New Mexico to being portrayed on Hollywood’s big screen.