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C-SPAN brings together best-selling nonfiction authors and influential interviewers for wide-ranging, hour- long conversations. Find this podcast every Saturday after 10 pm ET. From C-SPAN, the network that brings you "Lectures in History" and "Q&A" podcasts.
 
C-SPAN's Susan Swain hosts intriguing hour-long conversations with people who are making things happen. New episodes every Sunday evening. From the network that brings you "Washington Today" and "Lectures in History" podcasts.
 
Booknotes is back with more compelling interviews in a new podcast, Booknotes+. Taking the concept from Brian Lamb's long running Booknotes TV program, the podcast offers listeners more books and authors. Booknotes+ features a mix of new interviews with authors and historians, along with some old favorites from the archives. The platform may be different, but the goal is the same – give listeners the opportunity to learn something new.
 
Come along on a journey with a father and son team as they discuss different ideas and end the day still friends, still family and still caring deeply for each other. While we do not always agree, and don't even "agree to disagree" (actually, we both hate that phrase!) we will always come back to a place of mutual appreciation for the other's viewpoint.
 
Conversations with people making the news and the journalists who cover them. Legislators and guests with expertise in a wide range of topics including: the economy, technology, education, the environment, the military, and many more talk with reporters who cover their shared area of interest.
 
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Today's program looks at President Biden clarifying remarks on the Russian threat against Ukraine, Republicans on Biden's first year and Senate leaders on voting rights next steps. Interview with CNBC's Lauren Feiner on a Big Tech antitrust bill (42). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Today's program looks at President Biden's news conference to mark a year in office, on the economy, COVID-19 and Russia's threatening Ukraine; Supreme Court case involving Sen. Cruz's campaign spending; Interview with Business Insider's Catherine Neilan on British Prime Minister Boris Johnson under pressure to resign (39). Learn more about your ad…
 
Today's program looks at delayed 5G deployment around U.S. airports over safety concerns, Senate formally starts voting rights bills debate, Russia-Ukraine latest, and a Supreme Court case on religious freedom. Interview with The Verge's Russell Brandom (3). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
In March of 2017, Lance Geiger, from the basement of his house in O'Fallon, Illinois, created a new business, a YouTube show that is now regularly seen by hundreds of thousands of people. Since that day in 2017, Geiger has been known as "The History Guy." He has produced hundreds of short documentaries on history. In his home studio, "The History G…
 
2022 is a big year for space science. NASA has two major missions underway. The first – DART (Double Asteroid Redirection Test) – will test the agency's ability to defend Earth against asteroids. The second – the James Webb Space Telescope (the successor to Hubble) – will be used to study the origins of the universe and search for possible life in …
 
From his perspective as a longtime member of Congress and a political scientist, Rep. David Price (D-NC) discusses the rules and role of Congress, how it is changed over time and how the legislative body can function better. He's interviewed by Rep. Gerald Connolly (D-VA). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Today's program looks at the Supreme Court striking down the large employer vaccine mandate, President Biden meeting with Senate Democrat on voting rights/filibuster reform, and Senate vote on Russian gas pipeline sanctions. Interview with Politico's Marianne LeVine (16). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Today's program looks at President Biden in Atlanta on changing Senate filibuster rules to pass voting rights reform, Fed Chair Jerome Powell's renomination hearing, and WH COVID-19 Response Team testifies before Senate HELP Committee. Interview with WSJ's Nick Timiraos (29). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
The first ever televised congressional hearing was on August 3, 1948. The first witness was a man who said he didn't want to be there. He had been subpoenaed to testify before the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC). His name was Whittaker Chambers, an American who had been a Communist spy for the Soviet Union in the 1930s. We spoke to…
 
Can human genes be patented and owned? That's the question behind Jorge Contreras' book "The Genome Defense." The author and professor of law at the University of Utah tells the story of the 2013 Supreme Court case Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics. The longshot case, brought by the ACLU, challenged the right to patent human ge…
 
Tonight we will be finalizing some of the new elements of the show for 2022 and covering our first review of Van Jones. You may know him from his book, The Green Collar Economy or one of his many shows on CNN. Van has worked with both Republicans and Democrats to pass crime reform bills. Join us as we discuss clips of one of his shows as an example…
 
The post-Civil War change to the Constitution is the topic of law professors Randy Barnett and Evan Bernick's book, "The Original Meaning of the Fourteenth Amendment." They're interviewed by Yale Law professor John Witt. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy C-SPAN
 
Today's program looks at CDC guidance on isolating/testing after a positive COVID-19 test, Chicago Teachers Union wanting remoting learning during the omicron surge and Attorney General Garland on Jan. 6th attack prosecutions. Interview with Washington Post's Devlin Barrett (27). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Today's program looks at Senate plans on voting rights and Build Back Better social spending, USCP Chief on Jan. 6 attack anniv., President Biden on COVID-19 omicron and drivers stranded on I-95 after the blizzard. Interview with Politico's David Siders (20). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
"What's your question or comment for Rush?" That is how James Golden – aka Bo Snerdley – would greet callers to Rush Limbaugh's daily, 3-hour radio program. Mr. Golden has written a book about his time as call screener, official show observer, and producer of the most popular talk radio show in America during the past three decades. Rush Limbaugh d…
 
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) announced the Senate will vote on filibuster rules changes to advance stalled voting legislation that Democrats say is needed to protect democracy. More on that with Jordain Carney of The Hill (7). Plus, the Capitol Police...one year later. What's changed and how is morale with Tom Jackman of The Washingt…
 
Calls between President Lyndon Johnson & members of Congress & the administration on the establishment of The Warren Commission which would look into the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. This program begins with background information from Max Holland author of "The Kennedy Assassination Tapes: The White House Conversations of Lyndon Joh…
 
Professor Natalia Mehlman Petrzela of the New School taught a class about the 1980s fitness industry and culture in the United States. She talked about new business models for group classes like Jazzercise, as well as about career opportunities for people who otherwise might only have had the option of being physical education teachers. This class …
 
WASPs – White Anglo-Saxon Protestants – such as Henry Adams, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, Dean Acheson, and Joe Alsop, held an outsized influence on American culture and history for much of the country's history, waning only after the mid-twentieth century. Author Michael Knox Beran ("BARE"-in) joins us to talk about the power, privilege, and co…
 
Between 1915 and 1970, six million African Americans moved from the rural South to cities in the North in search of a better life. Author Isabel Wilkerson captured the history of that mass movement, known as the Great Migration, in her Pulitzer Prize-winning book "The Warmth of Other Suns." She sat down with us in 2010 to talk about the book and th…
 
Iowa State University Professor Pamela Riney-Kehrberg taught a class on food during the Great Depression. She described the ways families tried to stretch their money and food supply, often by gardening, buying cheap ingredients, and eating the same thing over and over. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Today's program looks at President Biden's plan to confront COVID-19 omicron variant, plans for Build Back Better bill and Sec of State Blinken on Russia's demands for security guarantees. Interviews with Washington Post's Dan Diamond (5) and The Hill's Alex Bolton (20). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
In 1787, between May and September, James Madison gave 167 speeches, made 72 motions, and served on four committees at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia. Jay Cost writes that "most importantly, Madison authored the Virginia Plan, a bold call for a total redesign of the national government that set the agenda for the convention and estab…
 
Today's program looks at Sen. Manchin's opposition to the Build Back Better social spending bill, COVID-19 omicron variant update and new Pentagon anti-extremism policies. Interview with TIME's Madeleine Carlisle on Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court (41). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Today's program looks at President Biden and Senate Democrats' push on voting rights bills, COVID-19 omicron variant update, NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins' retirement and Roger Stone pleads the Fifth before the House Jan 6th attack investigative committee. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
President Joe Biden told graduates at South Carolina State University's 2021 fall commencement ceremony, "I've never seen anything like the unrelenting assault on the right to vote. Never." He also said "This battle is not over. We're going to keep up the fight until we get it done and you're going to keep up the fight and we need your help badly."…
 
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