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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.
 
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Today's program includes President Biden on the baby formula shortage, Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby urges Congress to pass more Ukraine funding and more on Roe v. Wade. Plus, interviews with Susan Ferrechio of The Washington Times (15) on Former Vice President Mike Pence and his endorsement of Georgia Gubanortial candidate Brian Kemp and DeA…
 
Today's program looks at President Biden and Republicans' plans to bring down inflation, Treasury Secretary Yellen on economic impact of limiting access to abortion and DNI Haines on Russian President Putin's war goals in Ukraine. Interview with Washington Post Business Reporter Evan Halper (9). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/…
 
Megan McArdle has been a columnist for the Washington Post since 2018. She has described herself as a right-leaning libertarian. At the same time, she says she's actually a social liberal. Megan McArdle graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in English literature in 1994 and worked for several start-ups before getting an MBA fr…
 
Today's program includes the latest on SCOTUS and Roe v. Wade. Plus, reaction to Russian President Vladamir Putin's address on Victory Day and help to lower the cost of internet services. We're joined by Alex Gangitano of The Hill with more on lowering internet costs (21). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Darlene Superville, White House reporter for the Associated Press and co-author of "Jill," talks about the life and career of First Lady Jill Biden. Ms. Superville discusses Jill Biden's involvement in Joe Biden's political career, her role as a teacher, and the causes – including working with military families – that she took up in the Obama and B…
 
Aquinas College professor John Pinheiro, teaches a class about the Mexican-American War during the late 1840s. Professor Pinheiro is the author of "Manifest Ambition: James K. Polk and Civil-Military Relations during the Mexican War." Aquinas College is located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoice…
 
Dr. Deborah Birx provides her first-hand account of the Trump Administration's response to the COVID-19 health crisis and discusses preventing the next pandemic. She's interviewed by Georgetown University law professor and Director of the Institute for National and Global Health Law Lawrence Gostin. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone…
 
Today's program includes remarks from President Joe Biden on the release of April's job numbers. The Wall Street Journal's Josh Mitchell (7) joins by phone to discuss the latest on the U.S. economy. Plus, more on the war in Ukraine Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby and WH Press Secretary Jen Psaki on Roe v. Wade. Learn more about your ad choices.…
 
Interviews with Axios' Neil Irwin on Federal Reserve's raising interest rates 0.5% to tame inflation (5) and The Hill's Rebecca Beitsch on DHS Misinformation Governance Board (24), and Gov. Larry Hogan (R-MD) at Reagan Presidential Library on the future of the Republican Party. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Today's program looks at the leaked draft Supreme Court majority opinion overturning the right to abortion, President Biden at weapons plant in Alabama on aid to Ukraine and World Press Freedom Day. Interview with Bloomberg's Steven Dennis (18). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
The book is called "Last Call at the Hotel Imperial: The Reporters Who Took on a World at War." The author is Deborah Cohen, a professor at Northwestern University. Prof. Cohen primarily focuses on four American journalists who traveled the world in the 1920s, 30s, and 40s: H.R. Knickerbocker, Vincent "Jimmy" Sheean, Dorothy Thompson, and John Gunt…
 
Today's program looks at the primary elections in Georgia & Ohio, State Dept warning Russia may try to annex more Ukrainian territory and President Biden at Walter Mondale's funeral. Interview with Plain Dealer/Cleveland.com political reporter Seth Richardson (14). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Archivist of the United States David Ferriero is retiring this spring after nearly 13 years in office. Appointed by President Barack Obama and confirmed in 2009, he is the 10th archivist to oversee the National Archives as well as the nation's now 15 presidential libraries. During his tenure, Mr. Ferriero presided over a digital transformation of h…
 
Will the U.S. face a shift in its majority minority demographics? George Mason University professor Justin Gest looks at six countries that experienced changing demographics in the past and how each responded. He's interviewed by the Pew Research Center's Mark Hugo Lopez. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
The latst on the Pentagon's plans to begin weapons training with Ukrainian Armed Forces, House Members hold a hearing on Covid-19 and Public Health, plus a deep dive into student loan forgiveness with Joey Garrison of USA Today (15). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy C-SPAN
 
Today's program looks at DHS Sec Mayorkas before a House committee on immigration and Title 42 ending, U.S.-Russia prisoner swap and Madeleine Albright funeral. Interview with E&E News' Nick Sobczyk on possible bipartisan energy & climate bill (33). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
For the past twenty years, Dr. Thomas Fisher has worked in the emergency department at the University of Chicago Medical Center, serving the same South Side community in which he was raised. During the past two years of COVID-19, he decided to write about his experience in a large urban hospital emergency room. He says that at the end of a shift he…
 
"American Workman" presents a comprehensive, novel reassessment of the life and work of one of America’s most influential self-taught artists, John Kane. With a full account of Kane’s life as a working man, including his time as a steelworker, coal miner, street paver, and commercial painter in and around Pittsburgh in the early twentieth century, …
 
Author & journalist Matthew Continetti talks about the history of the American right-wing since the early 20th century. He says that a populist strain challenged mainstream conservatism several times over that period, ultimately triumphing with the election of Donald Trump in 2016. Mr. Continetti is also a senior fellow at the American Enterprise I…
 
Atlanta Journal-Constitution political reporter Greg Bluestein looks at the events that led to Georgia turning purple in the 2020 presidential election and talks about its significance in future state and national elections. He's interviewed by Washington Post national political reporter Eugene Scott. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megapho…
 
Today's program includes the latest on the hearing on Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) and audio released from House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA). Both deal with the fallout from the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol. We speak with Max Greenwood of The Hill (7) and Juliegrace Brufke of The Washington Examiner (20). Learn more about …
 
President Biden announces more military aid for Ukraine, Treasury Sec Yellen on walking out of G20 meeting when Russian official was speaking and former President Obama on confronting online disinformation. Interview with CFR's Matthias Matthijs on the French Presidential election (17). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Today's program looks at Russia's test launch of a new ICBM, latest on Russia's war in Ukraine and DHS Secretary Mayorkas in Panama on U.S. immigration policy. Interview with The Hill's Aris Folley on federal marijuana legalization bills in Congress (39). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Today's program looks at calls for British PM Johnson to resign over COVID lockdown violations and Russia FM Lavrov ruling out using nuclear weapons. Interviews with The Atlantic's Tom McTague in London (7) and The Hill's Mike Lillis on U.S. House committee leader term limits (42). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
In Jeffrey Frank's recent book titled "The Trials of Harry S. Truman," he reports that at his low point in his time as president, Truman's popularity rating was at 16 percent. However, seventy years later, according to the latest C-SPAN survey, he was ranked sixth most effective of 44 U.S. presidents. Jeffrey Frank, whose career includes profession…
 
In 1675, eastern North America descended into chaos. Virginia exploded into civil war, as rebel colonists decried the corruption of planter oligarchs and massacred allied Indians. Maryland colonists, gripped by fears that Catholics were conspiring with enemy Indians, rose up against their rulers. Separatist movements and ethnic riots swept through …
 
During discussions over the reunification of Germany in 1990, U.S. Secretary of State James Baker told Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev that NATO would not expand eastward. "Not one inch," Baker assured Gorbachev. In the lead-up to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Vladimir Putin used those words to suggest that the U.S. and NATO were not interested …
 
Former Congressman Will Hurd (R-TX) argues that America needs a "reboot" to address the challenges of the 21st century and offers his thoughts on how to move the country forward. He's interviewed by Congressman Blake Moore (R-UT). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy C-SPAN
 
Today's program looks at reports President Biden will send a top U.S. official to Ukraine, Russian warship sinking after attack and U.S. lawmakers making a surprise visit to Taiwan. Interview with Des Moines Register's Brianne Pfannenstiel on DNC changing presidential primary state order (29). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/ad…
 
Today's program looks at the capture of NYC subway mass shooting suspect Frank R. James, Gov. Greg Abbot (R-TX) on a deal to ease border truck inspections, CDC extends transit mask mandate, and U.S. sending $800M more military aid to Ukraine. Interview with Texas Tribune reporter Mitchell Ferman (10). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megapho…
 
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