485Nov 2, 2011
Book Discussion on Hollywood Left and Right
Film historian Steven Ross presents a history of politics and the film industry. Mr. Ross examines the impact that Hollywood has played on the American political landscape and profiles ...
3,240Sep 26, 2011
Book Discussion on 1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created
Charles Mann, author of 1491, about the Americas before the arrival of Christopher Columbus, revisits the Americas afterward. The author reports on the European voyages that followed and ...
736Feb 8, 2011
Politics, Supreme Court, and the Constitution
Legal scholars spoke about the current make up and operations of the U.S. Supreme Court, as well as its future direction. They also talked about the growing influence of conservative legal ...
182Jan 11, 2011
Future of Public Radio
Participants spoke about the 40-year history of National Public Radio (NPR). Among the topics they addressed were the beginnings of NPR, how youth audiences feel about radio, Commenter Juan ...
545Apr 26, 2009
About Reading Panel
Louise Steinman moderated a panel discussion on reading. The authors also responded to questions from members of the audience.
Louise Steinman is the author of The Souvenir: ...
1,435Sep 27, 2007
Book Discussion on No Simple Victory
Norman Davies talked about his book No Simple Victory: World War II in Europe, 1939-1945, published by Viking. In his book historian Norman Davies questions common conceptions about ...
42Apr 29, 2006
Book Discussion on The Souvenir: A Daughter Discovers Her Father's War
Louise Steinman was interviewed about her book The Souvenir: A Daughter Discovers Her Father’s War, published by Plume.
91Feb 16, 2006
Civil Rights Movement Reporting
Journalists Nick Kotz and Karl Fleming reported on the civil rights movement during the 1960s. The men discussed their experiences in the segregated South in the 1960s and 1970s. Fleming told of ...
448Aug 19, 2003
Book Discussion on The Dream: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Mr. Hansen talked about his book, The Dream: Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Speech that Inspired a Nation, published by Ecco. This is the first book about ...
140Oct 17, 2000
Book Discussion on Freud: Darkness in the Midst of Vision
Dr. Breger talked about his book, Freud: Darkness in the Midst of Vision: An Analytical Biography, published by John Wiley and Sons, and showed some of the pictures from the ...