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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365869897/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Sebastian Junger, author of "War" and "The Perfect Storm," talks about his latest book, "Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging," with Joe Klein, TIME's political columnist. /episodes/get/54427 /episode/54427 Sebastian Junger and Joe Klein /episode-player/54427

Sebastian Junger, author of War and The Perfect Storm, talks about his book Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging, an investigation of how we overcome trauma and seek something bigger than ourselves. He is interviewed by Joe Klein, TIME political columnist and a best-selling author.

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Mon, 10/17/2016 - 04:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365762368/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Joe Nocera, long-time Business and Opinion writer for the New York Times, talks about his book, "Indentured: The Epic Scandal of the NCAA." He is interviewed by Buzz Bissinger, author of "Friday Night Lights" and contributing editor at Vanity Fair. /episodes/get/44885 /episode/44885 Joe Nocera and Buzz Bissinger /episode-player/44885

Joe Nocera, long-time writer for the New York Times, discusses his book Indentured: The Inside Story of the Rebellions Against the NCAA. The book was sparked by a Times story he wrote in 2011, "Let's Start Paying the Players." Nocera talks with Buzz Bissinger, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of Friday Night Lights and contributing editor at Vanity Fair. The program was recorded in April 2016 at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum.

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Tue, 05/24/2016 - 02:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365720904/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false NPR host Diane Rehm discusses her book, On My Own, about reconstructing her life after the death of her husband of 54 years. She is interviewed by author Ann Patchett. /episodes/get/44732 /episode/44732 Diane Rehm and Ann Patchett /episode-player/44732

Public radio talk show host Diane Rehm talks about her life and career, from growing up in Washington, D.C. as the sheltered daughter of Arab immigrants to her new memoir, On My Own, which recounts how her husband's death influenced her own ideas on mortality and the right to die. Rehm is interviewed by award-winning writer Ann Patchett, author of the novels Bel Canto and State of Wonder, along with many other essays and works of fiction. The program was recorded in March 2016 at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum.

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Mon, 04/18/2016 - 18:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365698128/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Journalist and political commentator E.J. Dionne, a longtime op-ed columnist for The Washington Post, talks about his book, Why The Right Went Wrong: Conservatism from Goldwater to the Tea Party and Beyond. He is interviewed by James Fallows, a national correspondent for The Atlantic. /episodes/get/44591 /episode/44591 E.J. Dionne and James Fallows /episode-player/44591

Journalist and political commentator E.J. Dionne, a long-time op-ed columnist for The Washington Post, talks about his book Why The Right Went Wrong: Conservatism - from Goldwater to the Tea Party and Beyond. He is interviewed by James Fallows, a National correspondent for The Atlantic. The program was recorded in February 2016 at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum.

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Tue, 03/22/2016 - 02:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365627423/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Author John Irving discusses his new novel, Avenue of Mysteries. Irving's career includes The World According to Garp, which won the National Book Award in 1980, and A Prayer for Owen Meany. Irving is interviewed by Sam Tanenhaus, a contributor to Bloomberg Politics and Bloomberg View, and a... /episodes/get/44294 /episode/44294 John Irving and Sam Tanenhaus /episode-player/44294

Author John Irving discusses his body of work, from the National Book Award-winning novel The World According to Garp to his 14th and latest novel, Avenue of Mysteries, which explores themes of religion, philosophy, love, and imagination. Sam Tanenhaus, former editor in chief of the Sunday Book Review and Week in Review at The New York Times, interviews Irving. The program was recorded in November 2015 at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum.

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Tue, 12/08/2015 - 03:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365520653/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Acclaimed Attorney David Boies, current legal counsel for Sony Pictures Entertainment, has represented clients in many high-profile U.S. cases. Boies was co-lead counsel for the plaintiffs in Perry v. Brown, establishing the constitutional right for same-sex marriage in California. He discusses the... /episodes/get/30440 /episode/30440 David Boies and Jeffrey Toobin /episode-player/30440

David Boies is a highly distinguished American trial lawyer who has litigated some of the highest profile cases in recent history talks with Jeffrey Toobin, prominent legal journalist, staff writer for The New Yorker, senior analyst for CNN, and author of The Oath: The Obama White House and the Supreme Court.

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Mon, 04/20/2015 - 04:00
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