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Sun Valley Writers' Conference Collection

    Since 2005, “Dialogue” has recorded interviews with speakers at the Sun Valley Writers’ Conference. This collection coalesces those conversations, conducted by producer and host Marcia Franklin. They include interviews with Doris Kearns Goodwin, Justice Stephen Breyer, Rep. John Lewis, Annette Gordon-Reed, Colum McCann and David Benioff.

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Thomas Keneally

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    Thomas Keneally

    Author Thomas Keneally discusses his work "Schindler's Ark."

    Thomas Keneally

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Journalist Robert MacNeil

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    Journalist Robert MacNeil

    Discussion with veteran journalist and author Robert MacNeil.

    Journalist Robert MacNeil

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue David Macaulay

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    David Macaulay

    Author and architect David Macaulay discusses his recent works.

    David Macaulay

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Firoozeh Dumas

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    Firoozeh Dumas

    A discussion with Iranian-born humorist Firoozeh Dumas.

    Firoozeh Dumas

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Thomas Cahill

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    Thomas Cahill

    Thomas Cahill author and former director of religious publishing at Doubleday.

    Thomas Cahill

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Security Analyst Juliette Kayyem

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    Security Analyst Juliette Kayyem

    Marcia Franklin discusses anti-terrorism policy with expert Juliette Kayyem.

    Security Analyst Juliette Kayyem

    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

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Journalist Haynes Johnson

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    Journalist Haynes Johnson

    Pulitzer-prize winning reporter Haynes Johnson.

    Journalist Haynes Johnson

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Stephen Breyer

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    Stephen Breyer

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

    Stephen Breyer

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Journalist George Packer

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    Journalist George Packer

    George Packer discusses his book The Assasin's Gate.

    Journalist George Packer

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Journalist John Hockenberry

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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

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    Diplomat Shashi Tharoor

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

    Diplomat Shashi Tharoor

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Ethan Watters

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    Ethan Watters

    Author Ethan Watters discusses his book Urban Tribes.

    Ethan Watters

    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 Annette Gordon-Reed

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    Annette Gordon-Reed

    Guest is Annette Gordon-Reed, author of The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family.

    Annette Gordon-Reed

    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

    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 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

    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 Strobe Talbott, Former Diplomat

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    Strobe Talbott, Former Diplomat

    An interview with former diplomat Strobe Talbott at the Sun Valley Writers' Conference.

    Strobe Talbott, Former Diplomat

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue David Kennedy, Historian

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    David Kennedy, Historian

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

    David Kennedy, Historian

    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 Colum McCann

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    Colum McCann

    Marcia Franklin talks with author Colum McCann.

    Colum McCann

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Kati Marton

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    Kati Marton

    Marcia Franklin talks with author Kati Marton.

    Kati Marton

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Alexandra Fuller

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    Alexandra Fuller

    Marcia Franklin talks with author Alexandra Fuller.

    Alexandra Fuller

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Amy Waldman

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    Amy Waldman

    Marcia Franklin talks with author Amy Waldman.

    Amy Waldman

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue S.C. Gwynne

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    S.C. Gwynne

    Marcia Franklin talks with author S.C. Gwynne

    S.C. Gwynne

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Naomi Shihab Nye

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    Naomi Shihab Nye

    Marcia Franklin talks with poet Naomi Shihab Nye.

    Naomi Shihab Nye

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Journalist David Epstein

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    Journalist David Epstein

    Marcia Franklin interviews author and award-winning sports journalist, David Epstein.

    Journalist David Epstein

    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

    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 Humorist Dave Barry

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    Humorist Dave Barry

    Marcia Franklin talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist Dave Barry about Idaho.

    Humorist Dave Barry

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Gretel Ehrlich

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    Gretel Ehrlich

    Marcia Franklin speaks with author Gretel Ehrlich about her works.

    Gretel Ehrlich

    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 Author Lawrence Wright

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    Author Lawrence Wright

    Marcia Franklin talks with journalist and author Lawrence Wright.

    Author Lawrence Wright

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Author Stacy Schiff

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    Author Stacy Schiff

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

    Author Stacy Schiff

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Author Richard Ford

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    Author Richard Ford

    Marcia Franklin talks with author Richard Ford about his work and life.

    Author Richard Ford

    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

    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

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Journalist and Poet Jeffrey Brown

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    Journalist and Poet Jeffrey Brown

    Marcia Franklin talks with NewsHour correspondent Jeffrey Brown about his poetry.

    Journalist and Poet Jeffrey Brown

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Rescuing Refugees: David Miliband

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    Rescuing Refugees: David Miliband

    Marcia Franklin talks with David Miliband of the International Rescue Committee.

    Rescuing Refugees: David Miliband

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

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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 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 In the Spotlight: Walter Robinson

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    In the Spotlight: Walter Robinson

    Marcia Franklin talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and editor Walter Robinson.

    In the Spotlight: Walter Robinson

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Voices in the Ocean: Susan Casey

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    Voices in the Ocean: Susan Casey

    Marcia Franklin talks with author Susan Casey.

    Voices in the Ocean: Susan Casey

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Author Claire Vaye Watkins

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    Author Claire Vaye Watkins

    Marcia Franklin talks with author Claire Vaye Watkins.

    Author Claire Vaye Watkins

    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 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 Playwright Ayad Akhtar

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    Playwright Ayad Akhtar

    Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar discusses the themes of his works.

    Playwright Ayad Akhtar

    Video thumbnail: Dialogue Investigative Journalist Jane Mayer

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    Investigative Journalist Jane Mayer

    Investigative journalist Jane Mayer discusses her book “Dark Money.”

    Investigative Journalist Jane Mayer

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