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Conversations: Harold Holzer, "The Presidents vs. The Press: The Endless Battle Between the White House and the Media"

On this edition of Conversations, Harold Holzer talks with host Dan Skinner about “The Presidents vs. the Press: The Endless Battle Between the White House and the Media.” Holzer is one of the country’s leading experts on Abraham Lincoln and the political culture of the Civil War era. He was awarded the National Humanities Medal by President George W. Bush. 


Conversations: Sandra Goldmark, "Fixation: How to Have Stuff Without Breaking the Planet"

On this edition of Conversations, Sandra Goldmark talks with host Dan Skinner about “Fixation: How to Have Stuff Without Breaking the Planet.” Goldmark founded Fixup to develop circular-economy solutions to over consumption and waste. She is an assistant professor of Professional Practice in Theatre at Barnard College.


Conversations: Jeff VanderMeer, "A Peculiar Peril"

On this edition of Conversations, Jeff VanderMeer talks with host Dan Skinner about “A Peculiar Peril,” a book for young readers 8 to 80. VanderMeer is a Nebula Award winning author whose books include the best-selling novel, “Annihilation,” which was made into a movie in 2018. His other works include his “Southern Reach” trilogy, “Dead Astronauts,” “Borne” and “The Strange Bird.”


Conversations: Susan Goldberg, "America the Beautiful: A Story in Photographs"

On this edition of Conversations, Susan Goldberg talks with host Dan Skinner about National Geographic’s “America The Beautiful: A Story in Pictures.” Goldberg is an award-winning journalist and Editor in Chief of National Geographic and Editorial Director of National Geographic Partners. 


Conversations: Dr. Marisa Porges, "What Girls Need: How to Raise Bold, Courageous, and Resilient Girls"

On this edition of Conversations, Dr. Marisa Porges talks with host Dan Skinner about “What Girls Need: How to Raise Bold, Courageous and Resilient Girls.” She is currently the eighth head of The Baldwin School, a 130-year-old all-girls school outside of Philadelphia renowned for academic excellence and for preparing girls to be leaders and change makers.


Conversations: Khyati Joshi, "White Christian Privilege: The Illusion of Religious Equality in America"

On this edition of Conversations, Dr. Khyati Y. Joshi talks with host Dan Skinner about “White Christian Privilege: The Illusion of Religious Equality in America.” Joshi is a scholar and thought leader on the intersecting issues of race, religion and immigration in the United States. Her writings, speeches, and course work focus on promoting cultural and religious pluralism. 


Conversations: Jennifer Taub, "Big Dirty Money: The Shocking Injustice and Unseen Cost of White Collar Crime"

On this edition of Conversations, Jennifer Taub talks with host Dan Skinner about “Big Dirty Money: The Shocking Injustice and Unseen Cost of White Collar Crime.” Taub is a legal scholar and advocate whose writing focuses on “follow the money” matters — promoting transparency and opposing corruption.


Conversations: Alexis Henderson, "The Year of the Witching"

On this edition of Conversations, Alexis Henderson talks with host Dan Skinner about her debut novel, “The Year of the Witching.” Alexis Henderson is a speculative fiction writer with a penchant for dark fantasy, witchcraft and cosmic horror. She grew up in one of America’s most haunted cities, Savannah, Georgia, which instilled in her a life-long love of ghost stories. 


Conversations: Lisa Woodruff, "The Paper Solution: What to Shred, What to Save, and How to Stop it From Taking Over Your Life"

On this edition of Conversations, Lisa Woodruff talks with host Dan Skinner about “The Paper Solution: What to Shred, What to Save, and How to Stop It From Taking Over Your Life.” Woodruff founded Organize365 in 2012. Since then, it has become the go-to brand for paper organization, offering podcasts, organizational products and professional certifications.


Conversations: Sue Stuart-Smith, "The Well-Gardened Mind: The Restorative Power of Nature"

On this edition of Conversations, Sue Stuart-Smith joins host Dan Skinner to talk about “The Well-Gardened Mind: The Restorative Power of Nature.” Stuart-Smith is a prominent psychiatrist and psychotherapist in the United Kingdom as well as being an avid gardener. Her husband is Tom Stuart-Smith, a celebrated garden designer.


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