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Conversations: Russell Muirhead, "A Lot of People Are Saying"

On this edition of Conversations, Russell Muirhead talks about A Lot of People are Saying: The New Conspiracism and the Assault on Democracy, which he co-authored with Nancy Rosenblum. Muirhead is the Robert Clements Professor of Democracy and Politics at Dartmouth College. His previous books include The Promise of Party in a Polarized Age and Just Work.


Conversations: Audra Wolfe, "Freedom's Laboratory: The Cold War Struggle for the Soul of Science"

On this edition of Conversations, Audra Wolfe talks about her latest book, Freedom’s Laboratory: The Cold War Struggle for the Soul of Science. Wolfe is a writer, editor, and historian whose work has appeared in the Washington Post, The Atlantic, and the podcast American History Tellers.

Conversations: Bryant Welch, "State of Confusion: Political Manipulation and the Assault on the American Mind"

Is the American Mind traumatized? On this edition of Conversations, Bryant Welch joins us to talk about his book, State of Confusion: Political Manipulation and the Assault on the American Mind. Welch is a nationally renowned clinical psychologist and attorney.

Conversations: Ellen Meacham, "Delta Epiphany - Robert F. Kennedy in Mississippi"

Remembering RFK. This week marks the 50th anniversary of Robert F. Kennedy's death. On April 10, 1967, RFK visited the Mississippi Delta and it had a profound impact on him. On this edition of Conversations, Ellen Meacham joins us to talk about her book, Delta Epiphany: Robert F. Kennedy in Mississippi. Meacham has been a journalist for more than 20 years. Her work has appeared in the New York Times and many other places.


Conversations: Larry Tye, "Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon"

Remembering RFK. Robert F. Kennedy died 50 years ago today, June 6, 1968. To commemorate his passing, on this edition of Conversations, a reissue of my conversation with Larry Tye about his book Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon. Larry Tye is a former award-winning journalist at The Boston Globe. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller Satchel as well as several other books.


Conversations: Joseph Califano, Jr., "Our Damaged Democracy"

Joseph Califano, Jr. spent 30 years in Washington, serving at the Pentagon, and in the Cabinet as US Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare. Among his many credits, as a lawyer, he represented the Washington Post during Watergate. On this edition of Conversations, he joins us to talk about his book, Our Damaged Democracy – We The People Must Act.


 

Conversations: Frances Moore Lappe' & Adam Eichen, "Daring Democracy"

On this edition of Conversations, Francis Moore Lappe' and Adam Eichen join us to talk about their book  Daring Democracy - Igniting Power, Meaning and Connection for the America We Want. Lappe' is best known for her book Diet for a Small Planet. Adam Eichen is a political researcher and organizer. They discuss what they see as the Anti-Democracy movement and how a growing Democracy Movement can counteract negative trends in government.


Conversations: Michelle Deen, "Saving America's Grace"

Are you dreading political conversations during family holiday gatherings? Michelle Deen is a marriage and family therapist and former adjunct professor of human development. She’s the author of Saving America's Grace: Rethinking Family Values, Moral Politics, and the Culture War. On this edition of Conversations She joins us to talk about surviving political differences during the holidays.


 

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