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Conversations

Dan Skinner Fri, 07/28/2017 - 06:00

On this edition of Conversations I talk with Simon Sebag Montefiore about his latest book, The Romanovs, 1613 to 1918. Montefiore is a bestselling historian and novelist. He received his PhD from Cambridge University. Dr. Montefiore regularly lectures around the world on history, Russia and the Middle East.


Dan Skinner Wed, 07/26/2017 - 06:00

Ronald Rael is Associate Professor in the departments of Architecture and Art Practice at the University of California. On this edition of Conversations, he joins me to talk about his book, Borderwall as Architecture: A manifesto for the US-Mexico Boundry. The book presents a history of the wall and examines how its presence disrupts people and the environment.


Dan Skinner Mon, 07/24/2017 - 06:00

Jim Ogle is the Executive Director of the Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area. On this edition of Conversations, Jim Ogle joins us to talk about the mission of the organization, visiting the historic sites in the National Heritage Area, and why it is important to preserve our history.


Dan Skinner Thu, 07/20/2017 - 00:00

Seth Swirsky a clinical psychologist, songwriter and mixed media artist who lives and practices in California. He’s written a book about alleviating depression through art and creativity.

Dan Skinner Wed, 07/19/2017 - 06:00

What happened to Hillary Clinton's campaign?

Dan Skinner Mon, 07/17/2017 - 06:00

The Natural History Museum at the University of Kansas serves both the University and the public as a center for learning more about our world. Leonard "Kris" Krishtalka is the director of the Institute of Biodiversity Institute and the Natural History Museum. On this edition of Conversations, he joins us to talk about the museum and what you’ll find there.


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Dan Skinner Fri, 07/14/2017 - 06:00

Harry Anslinger was the Commissioner of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics from its establishment in 1930 until he retired in 1962. His long tenure and personal prejudices demonizing racial and immigrant groups had a major impact on drug enforcement policy. On this edition of Conversations, I talk with Alexandra Chasin about her book Assassin of Youth – A Kaleidoscopic History of Harry J. Anslingers’s War on Drugs.


Dan Skinner Wed, 07/12/2017 - 06:00

Cyber Warfare is a growing concern. How vulnerable are we? On this edition of Conversations, I talk with novelist Marc Elsberg about his international bestselling thriller, Blackout, which explores what happens when a cyber attack turns off the power in Europe, the United States and beyond.


Dan Skinner Mon, 07/10/2017 - 06:00

On this edition of Conversations, I talk with Porter Arneill, the Director of Arts & Culture for the City of Lawrence. His office works to enhance coordination of arts and cultural activities and initiatives in the community.


Dan Skinner Fri, 07/07/2017 - 06:00

On this edition of Conversations, I talk with Henry Beard about How to Succeed in Business (and politics and everything else)

Dan Skinner Wed, 07/05/2017 - 06:00

The title character of the novel Ginny Moon, is an autistic teenaged girl and the story that unfolds is told from her perspective.

Dan Skinner Mon, 07/03/2017 - 06:00

Saralyn Reece Hardy is the Marilyn Stokstad Director of the Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas.

Dan Skinner Thu, 06/29/2017 - 00:00

Ron Powers is a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and bestselling author.

Dan Skinner Wed, 06/28/2017 - 06:00

On this edition of Conversations, I talk with Michael Callahan about his latest novel, The Night She Won Miss America.

Dan Skinner Mon, 06/26/2017 - 06:00

On this edition of Conversations, Steve Burke, Music Director for Grace Cathedral in Topeka, joins me to talk about the Great Spaces Music and Arts series. He discusses the history of the series, the great acoustical properties of the cathedral and how performers are chosen for the series.


Dan Skinner Fri, 06/23/2017 - 06:00

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is a beloved story that has delighted generations and created indelible memories.

Dan Skinner Wed, 06/21/2017 - 06:00

Paula Martinack is an author, playwright, historian and professor at the University of North Carolina. Her debut novel Out of Time, won the 1990 Lambda Literary Ward for Lesbian Fiction. On this edition of Conversations, I talk with her about her latest novel, The Ada Decades. The title of the novel refers to the central character, Ada Shook. The story spans seven decades and opens with a 12-year-old Ada in 1947.


Dan Skinner Mon, 06/19/2017 - 06:00

On this edition of Conversations, I talk about the Lawrence Arts Center with Kimberly Williams, Executive Director, and Sarah Bishop, the Chief Communications Officer.


Dan Skinner Fri, 06/16/2017 - 06:00

Hope Jahren has dedicated her life studying trees, flowers, seeds and soil.

Dan Skinner Wed, 06/14/2017 - 06:00

On this edition of Conversations, I’ll talk with Carl Hiaasen about his novel, Razor Girl, which is now out in paperback.

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