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Dialogue Authors Collection

    Since 1994, 'Dialogue' on Idaho Public Television has aired interviews with more than 150 authors. This collection coalesces all those conversations. Listen to Pulitzer Prize winners discuss their work, including Doris Kearns Goodwin, Anthony Doerr, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, Frank McCourt, Annette Gordon-Reed and David Halberstam, as well as journalists, poets, playwrights and screenwriters.

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    Alexandra Fuller

    Marcia Franklin talks with author Alexandra Fuller.

    Alexandra Fuller

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    Dialogue

    Amy Waldman

    Marcia Franklin talks with author Amy Waldman.

    Amy Waldman

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Ishmael Beah, Former Child Soldier

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    Ishmael Beah, Former Child Soldier

    Former child soldier Ishmael Beah talks about his book, A Long Way Gone.

    Ishmael Beah, Former Child Soldier

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    Journalist John Hockenberry

    Marcia Franklin talks with John Hockenberry about his book.

    Journalist John Hockenberry

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Diplomat Shashi Tharoor

    Dialogue

    Diplomat Shashi Tharoor

    Diplomat, author Shashi Tharoor discusses book regarding India's role in global economy.

    Diplomat Shashi Tharoor

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Philip Gourevitch

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    Philip Gourevitch

    Host Marcia Franklin talks with author and New Yorker magazine writer Philip Gourevitch.

    Philip Gourevitch

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Journalist Robert MacNeil

    Dialogue

    Journalist Robert MacNeil

    Discussion with veteran journalist and author Robert MacNeil.

    Journalist Robert MacNeil

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Abraham Verghese

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    Abraham Verghese

    Host Marcia Franklin talks with Dr. Abraham Verghese, an author and Stanford professor.

    Abraham Verghese

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    The Making of Bravo

    Marcia continues her talk with the producers of a documentary about the Siege of Khe Sanh.

    The Making of Bravo

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Author Lawrence Wright

    Dialogue

    Author Lawrence Wright

    Marcia Franklin talks with journalist and author Lawrence Wright.

    Author Lawrence Wright

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Author Jamaica Kincaid

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    Author Jamaica Kincaid

    Marcia Franklin talks with author Jamaica Kincaid about her life and work.

    Author Jamaica Kincaid

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Writer Andrew Aydin

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    Writer Andrew Aydin

    Marcia Franklin talks with author Andrew Aydin about the comic book series, ‘March.’

    Writer Andrew Aydin

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue The Big Outside: Michael Lanza

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    The Big Outside: Michael Lanza

    Marcia Franklin talks with outdoor writer Michael Lanza.

    The Big Outside: Michael Lanza

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Historian Douglas Brinkley

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    Historian Douglas Brinkley

    Marcia Franklin talks with historian Douglas Brinkley about his works.

    Historian Douglas Brinkley

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Representative John Lewis

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    Representative John Lewis

    Marcia Franklin talks with Rep. John Lewis about the American civil rights movement.

    Representative John Lewis

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Stephen Breyer

    Dialogue

    Stephen Breyer

    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer discusses his judicial philosophy.

    Stephen Breyer

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Author Yiyun Li

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    Author Yiyun Li

    Marcia Franklin talks with Chinese-American author Yiyun Li about her works.

    Author Yiyun Li

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    How to Enjoy the Big Outside

    Marcia Franklin continues her conversation with outdoor writer Michael Lanza.

    How to Enjoy the Big Outside

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Author Kevin Powers

    Dialogue

    Author Kevin Powers

    Franklin interviews author and veteran Kevin Powers about The Yellow Birds.

    Author Kevin Powers

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Historian Nathaniel Philbrick

    Dialogue

    Historian Nathaniel Philbrick

    Marcia Franklin talks with historian Nathaniel Philbrick about his works.

    Historian Nathaniel Philbrick

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Michael Hoffman 1999

    Dialogue

    Michael Hoffman 1999

    Marcia Franklin talks with filmmaker Michael Hoffman about the themes of his movies.

    Michael Hoffman 1999

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Author James McPherson

    Dialogue

    Author James McPherson

    A conversation with Civil War Historian James McPherson

    Author James McPherson

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Singer/Songwriter Eilen Jewell

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    Singer/Songwriter Eilen Jewell

    Marcia Franklin talks with singer/songwriter Eilen Jewell, who also performs some songs.

    Singer/Songwriter Eilen Jewell

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Robert Egger

    Dialogue

    Robert Egger

    Rethinking America's nonprofits with Robert Egger.

    Robert Egger

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Novelist Dinaw Mengestu

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    Novelist Dinaw Mengestu

    Marcia Franklin talks with novelist Dinaw Mengestu about his works.

    Novelist Dinaw Mengestu

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    Dialogue

    Hemingway

    Marcia Franklin talks with Hemingway experts about the writer's legacy.

    Hemingway

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Tim Egan

    Dialogue

    Tim Egan

    Marcia Franklin talks with Tim Egan about his book on the Dust Bowl.

    Tim Egan

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    Good Winter Reading 2015

    Marcia Franklin talks with her guests about good winter reading.

    Good Winter Reading 2015

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Walking 'The Way' with Kurt Koontz

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    Walking 'The Way' with Kurt Koontz

    Marcia Franklin talks with Kurt Koontz about his book, A Million Steps.

    Walking 'The Way' with Kurt Koontz

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    Good Winter Reading 2010

    Marcia Franklin talks with authors Kim Barnes and Mitch Wieland about good winter reading.

    Good Winter Reading 2010

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Author Louisa Thomas

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    Author Louisa Thomas

    Louisa Thomas discusses her book "Louisa: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams."

    Author Louisa Thomas

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Financial Journalist Gretchen Morgenson

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    Financial Journalist Gretchen Morgenson

    Discussion with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Gretchen Morgenson.

    Financial Journalist Gretchen Morgenson

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue David Kennedy, Historian

    Dialogue

    David Kennedy, Historian

    Pulitzer Prize winner David Kennedy compares today's recession with the Great Depression.

    David Kennedy, Historian

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue "Comma Queen" Mary Norris

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    "Comma Queen" Mary Norris

    Marcia Franklin talks with New Yorker editor Mary Norris about her book.

    "Comma Queen" Mary Norris

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    Creating 'Game of Thrones,' Part One

    Marcia Franklin talks with David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, the creators of "Game of Thrones."

    Creating 'Game of Thrones,' Part One

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Middle East Expert Suzanne Maloney

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    Middle East Expert Suzanne Maloney

    Marcia Franklin talks with Suzanne Maloney of the Saban Center about the Middle East.

    Middle East Expert Suzanne Maloney

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Doris Kearns Goodwin

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    Doris Kearns Goodwin

    Pulitzer Prize winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin talks about her book Team of Rivals.

    Doris Kearns Goodwin

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    Captured by the Taliban

    Reporter Jere Van Dyk talks about his experience being captured by the Taliban in 2008.

    Captured by the Taliban

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Creating 'Game of Thrones,' Part Two

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    Creating 'Game of Thrones,' Part Two

    Marcia Franklin talks with David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, the creators of "Game of Thrones."

    Creating 'Game of Thrones,' Part Two

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Jim Lehrer

    Dialogue

    Jim Lehrer

    PBS NewsHour founder and host Jim Lehrer talks with Marcia Franklin.

    Jim Lehrer

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    Dialogue

    Preserving Public Memory

    Marcia talks with Brent Glass, former director of the Nat’l Museum of American History.

    Preserving Public Memory

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Playwright Samuel Hunter, Part One

    Dialogue

    Playwright Samuel Hunter, Part One

    Marcia Franklin interviews playwright Samuel Hunter.

    Playwright Samuel Hunter, Part One

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Pico Iyer, Travel Writer

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    Pico Iyer, Travel Writer

    Travel writer Pico Iyer talks about his travels and offers tips for viewers.

    Pico Iyer, Travel Writer

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Journalist Steve Coll

    Dialogue

    Journalist Steve Coll

    Journalist Steve Coll talks with Marcia Franklin about his latest book, "Directorate S."

    Journalist Steve Coll

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Author Stacy Schiff

    Dialogue

    Author Stacy Schiff

    Marcia Franklin talks with author Stacy Schiff about her book 'The Witches.'

    Author Stacy Schiff

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Author Anthony Doerr

    Dialogue

    Author Anthony Doerr

    Marcia Franklin talks with Anthony Doerr about his new novel, All the Light We Cannot See.

    Author Anthony Doerr

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Author Phil Klay

    Dialogue

    Author Phil Klay

    Marcia Franklin talks with author and Iraq War veteran Phil Klay.

    Author Phil Klay

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Being Miranda July

    Dialogue

    Being Miranda July

    Director, writer, and performance artist Miranda July discusses her life and work.

    Being Miranda July

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Michael Hoffman 2010

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    Michael Hoffman 2010

    Marcia Franklin talks with Idaho filmmaker Michael Hoffman about "The Last Station."

    Michael Hoffman 2010

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    Good Summer Reading 2012

    Marcia Franklin talks with authors Tim Cahill and Kim Barnes.

    Good Summer Reading 2012

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