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  • Title: Q & A
    Descriptive info: June 13, 2010.. Alex Gibney.. Director, "Casino Jack".. Q&A Podcasts.. BIO.. :.. CURRENT:.. PREVIOUS:.. Executive Producer: "No End in Sight".. Director:.. "Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr.. Hunter S.. Thompson".. "Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room".. "Taxi to the Dark Side".. EDUCATION:.. B.. A.. Yale University.. UCLA Film School.. Program Details.. Info.. :..

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    Descriptive info: June 6, 2010.. Brody Mullins.. Wall Street Journal.. Investigative reporter for The Wall Street Journal.. Reported for National Journal s Congress Daily.. Reported for Capital Hill s Roll Call, where he covered Congress and lobbying.. Reported for Dow Jones covering tax legislation on Capitol Hill.. AWARDS:.. Dirksen Award Recipient (2006).. Graduated from Northwestern University.. :  ...   Over the past year, Mr.. Mullins has written a series of articles on aspects of official congressional travel.. During this interview, he discusses his findings and how they have impacted plans to reform the travel rules.. Brody Mullins has been with the Wall Street Journal since 2005.. Previously he worked for CongressDaily, Roll Call, and CommunicationsDaily..

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  • Title: Q & A
    Descriptive info: May 30, 2010.. David and Jeanne Heidler.. Authors, "Henry Clay: The Essential American".. : Our guests are David and Jeanne Heidler, authors of the new biography "Henry Clay: The Essential American.. " Henry Clay was Speaker of the House and served in the Senate.. He unsuccessfully ran for President five times..  ...   the Great Compromiser.. David Heidler works with the Department of History at Colorado State University.. Jeanne Heidler is professor of history at the US Air Force Academy.. They have written numerous books together including "Daily Life in the Early American Republic," "Manifest Destiny," "Old Hickory's War," and "The War of 1812.. "..

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  • Title: Q & A
    Descriptive info: May 23, 2010.. Terence Samuel.. Author, "The Upper House: A Journey Behind the Closed Doors of the U.. S.. Senate".. : Our guest is Terence Samuel, author of the new book "The Upper House: A Journey Behind the Closed Doors of the U.. Senate.. " It looks at the institution of the Senate and some of its members.. Mr.. Samuel was chief congressional correspondent for U.. News & World Report from 2000 to 2005.. Prior to that he worked as the New York Bureau Chief for The Philadelphia Inquirer.. Today he writes for The American Prospect and The Root..

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  • Title: Q & A
    Descriptive info: May 16, 2010.. Joyce Appleby.. Historian and Author of "The Relentless Revolution: A History of Capitalism".. : Our guest is Joyce Appleby, historian and author.. Her newest book is a history of capitalism entitled "The Relentless Revolution.. " Joyce Appleby taught at UCLA from 1981  ...   American Historians as well as the American Historical Association.. Her books include: "Capitalism and a New Social Order: The Republican Vision of the 1790s," "Liberalism and Republicanism in the Historical Imagination," "(co-author) Telling the Truth About History," "Inheriting the Revolution:The First Generation of Americans," "Thomas Jefferson..

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    Descriptive info: May 9, 2010.. Ted Leonsis.. Former Vice Chairman, AOL, and Author of "The Business of Happiness".. : Our guest is Ted Leonsis whose new book is called "The Business of Happiness.. " Mr.. Leonsis was at AOL from 1993 to 2006.. He is Founder and Chairman of SnagFilms, a website where people can watch and share documentary videos.. He has also produced films including "Nanking.. Leonsis is owner of the Washington Capitals (Hockey), the  ...   (NBA Men's Basketball).. In this interview, Mr.. Leonsis talks about changes in print and broadcast media since his time at AOL.. He discusses documentary film production and shows clips from his "Nanking" documentary, which was based on the book, "The Rape of Nanking" by Iris Chang.. Ted Leonsis also talks about SnagFilms and his philosophy of "filmanthropy.. " He explains the role of a sports team owner and what it means in a community..

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  • Title: Q & A
    Descriptive info: May 2, 2010.. Ahmed Rashid.. Author, "Taliban".. : Our guest is Ahmed Rashid.. The tenth anniversary edition of his book "Taliban" has just been released by Yale University Press.. Rashid has been covering violence in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Tajikistan since 1979.. He currently writes for BBC Online, the Washington Post, El Mundo, the International Herald Tribune, among others.. Previously he spent 20 years as a correspondent for the Far Eastern Economic Review.. His previous book was "Descent into Chaos: The United States and the Failure of Nation Building..

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  • Title: Q & A
    Descriptive info: April 25, 2010.. Historians Douglas Brinkley & Richard Norton Smith.. : Our guests are two historians, Richard Norton Smith and Douglas Brinkley.. They talk about their work and their profession.. Richard Norton Smith currently teaches at George Mason University and is working on a biography of Nelson Rockefeller.. Douglas Brinkley teaches at Rice University.. He is working on a biography of Walter Cronkite..  ...   in December.. This program looks back at their first appearances on C-SPAN in 1993.. They also discuss teaching history through tours.. Douglas Brinkley's 1993 book "The Majic Bus" told the story of students travelling with him to historical sites as part of their college history class.. More recently, Richard Norton Smith has started taking people on tours of presidential sites (www.. presidentsandpatriots.. com)..

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    Descriptive info: April 18, 2010.. Stanley Crouch.. Author and Columnist.. CURRENTLY.. Columnist, New York Daily News.. Writing book on jazz saxophonist Charlie Parker.. PREVIOUS.. Actor-playwright, Watts Repertory Theatre Company (1965-1967).. Poet-in-residence, Pitzer College (1968).. English instructor and Black Studies Center faculty, Pomona College (1968-1975).. Staff writer, Village Voice, New York City (1975-1988).. BOOKS.. Ain't No Ambulances For No Nigguhs Tonight (1969).. The All-American Skin Game, or, The Decoy of Race: The Long and the Short of It, 1990-1994 (1997).. Notes of a Hanging Judge: Essays and Reviews, 1979-1989 (1991).. Always in Pursuit: Fresh American Perspectives (1999).. One Shot Harris: The Photographs of Charles "Teenie" Harris (2002).. Reconsidering the Souls of Black Folk with Playthell G.. Benjamin (2003).. Don't  ...   over ten books on culture and jazz.. His novel, "Don't the Moon Look Lonesome" was published ten years ago.. Included in this interview, a discussion of President Obama, health care, and political parties.. He gives President Obama a C+ grade on health care.. Regarding political parties, he says, "I have a basic disdain for the Republicans and for the Democrats, for the right and for the left, so I attempt to never actually align myself with either one, because I don't really trust either one.. " Besides his weekly column, Mr.. Crouch is currently working on a book about jazz saxophonist and composer Charlie Parker.. Volume one is scheduled to be released in the next year..

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  • Title: Q & A
    Descriptive info: April 11, 2010.. Evan and Michael Gregory.. The Gregory Brothers "Auto-Tune the News".. For more information, go to the Gregory Brothers website at www.. gregorybrothers.. com.. : Our guests are Evan and Michael Gregory, two of the four people who make up the group "The Gregory Brothers.. " They create music videos using politicians, newscasters and other people in the news.. Then, using a pitch correction technique commonly called  ...   singing.. They also edit themselves into the music videos.. The program features a number of their videos which are all available on youtube.. At the end of the program, they are joined by the two other members of the group, Andrew Gregory, and Sarah Gregory, who is married to Evan.. When not making "Auto-Tune the News," The Gregory Brothers are a professional band singing folk, soul, and pop music..

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    Descriptive info: April 4, 2010.. Michael Lewis.. Author, "The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine".. Contributing editor, Vanity Fair.. Bond Salesman, Salomon Brothers.. Editor and columnist, The Spectator.. Senior editor, The New Republic.. Filmed and narrated short pieces for ABC s Nightline.. Contributing editor, Portfolio.. EDUCATION.. BA in art history, Princeton University (1982).. MS in economics, London School of Economics (1985).. Liar's Poker: Rising through the Wreckage on Wall Street (1989).. Pacific Rift (1991).. The Money Culture (1991).. Trail Fever (1997).. The New New Thing: A Silicon Valley Story (2000).. Next: The Future Just Happened (2001).. Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game (2003).. Coach: Lessons on the Game of Life (2005).. The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game (2006)..  ...   anchor, MTV.. Three Children: Quinn, Dixie, and Walker.. : Our guest is Michael Lewis, whose new book "The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine" is number one on the New York Times non-fiction bestseller list.. In it, he tells the story of several key players in the subprime mortgage crisis who understood what was happening to the market and were able to make huge amounts of money in the transactions.. Michael Lewis' previous books include: "Liar's Poker," "The New New Thing," and "Moneyball.. " He is also the author of "The Blind Side" which was the basis of a 2009 movie that won Sandra Bullock an Academy Award for Best Actress.. He is also a Contributing Editor at Vanity Fair..

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