We welcome Piers Paul Read (Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors) to the show and speak with him about The Dreyfus Affair: The Scandal That Tore France in Two.
The Albany School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences along with the Iraqi Refugee Project is presenting a talk by Columbia University Professor of Arabic and Islamic Science, George Saliba, on Thursday, April 6
We welcome Lizzie (E.M.) Collingham and discuss her book, The Taste of War: World War II and the Battle for Food.
Terry McDermott and Josh Meyer discuss their book, The Hunt for KSM: Inside the Pursuit and Takedown of the Real 9/11 Mastermind, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed.
Dennis Gaffney joins us to talk about the book he co-authored with his brother, Peter. The book is The Seven-Day Scholar: The Presidents: Exploring History One Week at a Time .
Music - "The Presidents" by Jonathan Coulton.
We welcome Susan Hertog and discuss her book, Dangerous Ambition: Rebecca West and Dorothy Thompson: New Women in Search of Love and Power.
Jamal Joseph speaks with us about his life - from the streets of Harlem to Riker’s Island and Leavenworth to the halls of Columbia University.
Joe Donahue welcomes Shealeen Meaney and Sally Roesch Wagner as we host a Community Conversation supported by New York Council for the Humanities.
Joe Donahue speaks with Andrew Cracknell about his book, The Real Mad Men: The Renegades of Madison Avenue and the Golden Age of Advertising.
We speak with Anne Sebba about her book, That Woman: The Life of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor.