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  • Title: Q & A
    Descriptive info: July 3, 2011.. Scott Miller.. Author, "The President and the Assassin: McKinley, Terror, and Empire at the Dawn of the American Century".. BIO.. :.. CURRENTLY:.. Author, "The President and the Assassin".. Contributor, CNBC.. Contributor, Sky News.. PREVIOUSLY:.. International Correspondent, Reuters.. International Correspondent, The Wall Street Journal.. -Contributor, The Washington Post.. Contributor, Far Eastern Economic Review.. EDUCATION:.. Master of Philosophy in international relations, University of Cambridge.. Has degrees in economics and communications.. PERSONAL:.. Wife and two daughters.. More.. about.. Program Details.. Info.. : Our guest is Scott Miller, author of the new book on  ...   Czolgosz, in the context of the era in which they lived.. During that period, the country changed in many ways.. It was recovering from an economic downturn.. Big business was producing many new products (Coke, Ivory Soap) and was looking worldwide for new markets.. The book also examines Czolgosz s interest in the rising anarchist movement and how it influenced him.. Prior to writing this, his first book, Scott Miller reported for The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and Reuters.. He was also a contributor to CNBC and Great Britain s Sky News..

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    Descriptive info: June 26, 2011.. Russ Roberts and John Papola.. Producers, "The Fight of the Century".. : Our guests are Russ Roberts, Economics Professor at George Mason University and host of the weekly podcast series EconTalk, and John Papola, a filmmaker and entertainment marketing executive.. They have collaborated on the creation of two rap videos about economics.. The most recent is called Fight of the Century.. The rap videos cover the contrasting beliefs of economists John Maynard Keynes and Frederick Hayek.. Topics covered in the rap  ...   3 million viewings on YouTube.. In addition to hosting a podcast and teaching, Russ Roberts is a research fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution and is a contributor to the blog Cafe Hayek.. He is the former director of the Center for Experiential Learning at Washington University in Saint Louis and the author of three books.. John Papola is former creative director at Spike TV.. He has also worked at MTV and Nickelodeon.. His blog is called But What the Hell Do I Know..

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    Descriptive info: June 19, 2011.. Andrew Rossi.. Producer & Director, "Page One: Inside the New York Times".. : Our guest is Andrew Rossi, director and producer of a new documentary called Front Page: Inside the New York Times.. The documentary takes a look at the declining newspaper industry in general and also looks specifically at the New York Times  ...   reporters David Carr and Brian Stelter.. It includes discussions over Wikileaks as well as the aftermath of the 2009 decision to cut 100 jobs from the New York Times newsroom.. Andrew Rossi s previous documentary was the story of a New York City restaurant family called Le Cirque: A Table in Heaven.. It was shown on HBO..

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    Descriptive info: June 12, 2011.. Pierre Thomas.. Senior Justice Correspondent, ABC News.. Senior Justice Correspondent, ABC News.. PREVIOUS.. Justice Department Correspondent, CNN.. Reporter, The Washington Post.. Reporter, The Roanoke Times and World-News.. EDUCATION.. Department of Communication, Virginia Tech.. PERSONAL.. Wife and one son.. : Our guest is Pierre Thomas, Senior Justice Correspondent for ABC News.. This program features some of the stories Mr.. Thomas has worked on for ABC including the death of Osama bin Laden and  ...   gang violence in Chicago, lax security at federal buildings, and the trial of Senator Ted Stevens.. Mr.. Thomas explains how the stories came about, his use of sources, and how ABC News handles stories for its different programs and platforms World News, Good Morning America, This Week, and Pierre Thomas was CNN Justice Correspondent from 1997 to 2000.. Prior to that he was at The Washington Post.. He has been with ABC News since 2000..

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  • Title: Q & A
    Descriptive info: June 5, 2011.. James Grant.. Author, "Mr.. Speaker!: The Life and Times of Thomas B.. Reed, The Man Who Broke the Filibuster".. : Our guest is James Grant, author of the new biography of Thomas Reed, Speaker of the House from 1889 to 1891 and again from 1895 to 1899.. During that time he increased the power of the Speaker and, according to Grant, "changed forever the  ...   the power of majority rule instead of allowing the minority to hold up consideration or passage of legislation.. James Grant has authored six books including a biography of John Adams.. The rest of his books have been about financial matters including a biography of Bernard Baruch.. In 1983, he founded Grant s Interest Rate Observer, a subscription based journal of the financial markets, which he still runs today..

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    Descriptive info: May 29, 2011.. David McCullough.. Author, "The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris" (Part Two).. Historian and Author.. PREVIOUS BOOKS:.. In The Dark Streets Shineth: A 1941 Christmas Eve Story" (2010).. 1776 (2005).. John Adams (2001)-Winner of Pulitzer Prize.. Truman (1992)-Winner of Pulitzer Prize.. Brave Companions (1992).. Mornings on Horseback (1981)-Winner of National Book Award.. The Path Between the Seas (1977)-Winner of National Book Award.. The Great Bridge (1972).. The Johnstown Flood (1968).. 1951 from Yale (English Literature).. Wife Rosalee, 5 Children.. : This is the second of a two-part Q&A program focusing on David McCullough's  ...   in Paris between 1830 and 1900 to study, work, and further their vocation.. By telling their story, McCullough shows the influence of French medicine, culture, art, and politics on the United States.. The second part of this interview features stories from more characters in the book including artists John Singer Sargent, Mary Cassatt, George Caitlan, and Augustus Saint-Gaudens.. Also featured are authors James Fenimore Cooper and Harriett Beecher Stowe, as well as Mary Putnam, who was the first American woman to get a degree in medicine from the French School of Medicine (Ecole de Medecine)..

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    Descriptive info: May 22, 2011.. Author, "The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris" (Part One).. Q&A Podcasts.. : Our guest is historian David McCullough.. This is the first of a two-part Q&A program focusing on his newest book The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris.. By telling their story, McCullough shows  ...   the young United States.. The Americans included Samuel F.. B.. Morse, James Fenimore Cooper, Charles Sumner, Elizabeth Blackwell who would go on to become the first female doctor in America, pianist Louis Gottschalk, Harriett Beecher Stowe, Henry James, John Singer Sargent, Thomas Edison, Henry Adams, and many more..

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  • Title: Q & A
    Descriptive info: May 15, 2011.. Richard Miniter.. Author, "Mastermind: The Many Faces of the 9/11 Architect, Khalid Shaikh Mohammed".. : Our guest is Richard Miniter, an investigative journalist whose latest book was released this week.. It s about Khalid Shaikh Mohammed and his involvement in the 9/11 attacks on the U.. S.. The book is titled Mastermind: The Many  ...   books in print, two of which were New York Times bestsellers.. They are Losing bin Laden, and Shadow War.. He has worked for the Wall Street Journal, American Spectator, Sunday Times (London), and the Washington Times.. His articles have appeared in many publications including The New York Times, National Review, The New Republic, and The Washington Post..

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    Descriptive info: May 8, 2011.. Dick Couch.. Author & Former Navy SEAL.. : Our guest is Dick Couch, former Navy SEAL.. Couch became a member of the Underwater Demolition and SEAL Teams following his 1967 graduation from the U.. Naval Academy.. As a platoon leader in SEAL Team One in 1970, he led a POW rescue operation in Vietnam.. His active duty in the military ended in 1972.. He then joined the CIA as a Maritime Operations Officer.. Since his retirement, he has lectured widely including as adjunct professor of  ...   Command.. He is author of 14 books, including six novels.. His latest is The Sheriff of Ramadi, a nonfiction book about the role of the Navy SEALs in the al-Anbar province from 2005 to 2007.. His next book, to be released in 2012, is called Sua Sponte: The Making of a Modern American Ranger.. The term Sua Sponte is Latin for of their own accord.. It is also the motto of the 75th Ranger Regiment of the U.. Rangers, with which Mr.. Couch was embedded in researching the book..

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    Descriptive info: May 1, 2011.. Carol Guzy.. Photographer, The Washington Post.. Photographer, Washington Post (since 1988).. Photographer, Miami Herald.. AWARDS.. Four Pulitzer Prizes (1986, 1995, 2000, 2011).. Hilman Prize (2009).. Robert F.. Kennedy Journalism Award (2009).. National Press Photographers Assn Best of Photojournalism (2009).. Professional Achievement Award, Northampton Community College Alumni Assn (2000).. Picture of the Year, Washington Post (1997).. National Press Photographers Assn, Photographer of the Year (1990, 1993, 1997).. Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale (1980).. Nursing, Northampton Community College (1978).. : Our guest is Carol Guzy, photographer for The Washington Post.. Along with two Post colleagues Nikki  ...   series of photographs of the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti.. This is Carol Guzy s fourth Pulitzer Prize, the most ever won by a journalist.. In this interview, Guzy shows photos from the Haiti earthquake.. She also shows and discusses earlier photo projects including the fall of the Berlin Wall; the 1986 mudslide in Colombia; Kosovo and Albania in 1999; 9/11 in New York; and her photo story series of animals left behind after Katrina.. Carol Guzy has worked for the Washington Post since 1988.. She previously worked as a photographer for The Miami Herald..

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  • Title: Q & A
    Descriptive info: April 24, 2011.. Mike Daisey.. Performer & Monologist.. Performer & Monologist.. PREVIOUS MONOLOGUES:.. "The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs" (2011).. "Barring the Unforeseen" (2010).. "The Last Cargo Cult" (2009).. "The Envoy's Dilemma" (2009).. "Mysteries of the Unexplained" (2009).. "If You See Something Say Something" (2008).. "How Theater Failed America" (2008).. "Tongues Will Wag" (2007).. "TRUTH" (2006).. "Great Men of Genius" (2006).. "Invincible Summer" (2005).. "Monopoly" (2005) "All Stories are Fiction" (2004).. "The Ugly American" (2003).. "21 Dog Years" (2001).. "I miss the Cold War" (1998).. "Wasting your Breath" (1997).. BOOK:.. "21 Dog Years".. Colby College, Waterville, Maine.. Married to his director/collaborator Jean-Michele Gregory.. : Our guest is Mike  ...   Jobs, which examines Apple as well as Americans love for technology.. The show just completed a run at Woolly Mammoth Theater in Washington, DC.. Previous programs have delved into such issues as: Life in New York, the history of Homeland Security, international financial problems, and the American lack of support of the theater.. In this interview, Mike Daisey talks about how he came to do his monologues and his ideas behind them.. Clips of previous performances are shown including the one in 2007 where a group walked out of his performance in protest of the language he used.. He is the author of one book, 21 Dog Years, published in 2002..

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