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Conversations: Mark Greaney, "Relentless"

On this edition of Conversations, Mark Greaney talks with host Dan Skinner about "Relentless," the 10th novel in his bestselling Gray Man series featuring the character Court Gentry. The New York Post named it one of the “15 best books to read in our age of social isolation.” The first book in the series is being turned into a Netflix movie. 


Conversations: David O. Stewart, "George Washington: The Political Rise of America's Founding Father"

On this edition of Conversations, David O. Stewart talks with host Dan Skinner about “George Washington: The Political Rise of America’s Founding Father.” Stewart turned to writing after a career practicing constitutional and criminal law in Washington, DC. He is a national bestselling and award-winning author of four previous books on American history and three historical novels.


 

Conversations: Ross Benes, "Rural Rebellion: How Nebraska Became a Republican Stronghold"

On this edition of Conversations, Ross Benes talks with host Dan Skinner about "Rural Rebellion: How Nebraska Became a Republican Stronghold." The book is published by the University Press of Kansas. Benes is an award-winning author who has written for multiple publications, including "The Nation," "New York" magazine, "Rolling Stone," "Slate," and "The Wall Street Journal," just to name a few.


Conversations: Janet Jakobsen, "The Sex Obsession: Perversity and Possibility in American Politics"

On this edition of Conversations, Janet Jakobsen talks with host Dan Skinner about “The Sex Obsession: Perversity and Possibility in American Politics.” Jakobsen is a professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Barnard College, Columbia University. She is also the author of “Working Alliances and the Politics of Difference: Diversity and Feminist Ethics.” 


Conversations: Brandy Colbert, "The Voting Booth"

On this edition of Conversations, Brandy Colbert talks with host Dan Skinner about “The Voting Booth.” Colbert is the award-winning author of “Little & Lion,” “Pointe,” “Finding Yvonne,” “The Revolution of Birdie Randolph” and most recently “The Only Black Girls in Town.” Her short fiction and essays have been published in several critically acclaimed anthologies for young people.


Conversations: Larry Tye, "Demagogue: The Life and Long Shadow of Senator Joe McCarthy"

On this edition of Conversations, Larry Tye talks with host Dan Skinner about “Demagogue: The Life and Long Shadow of Senator Joe McCarthy.” Tye is an author and journalist known for his biographies of notable Americans including Edward Bernays, Satchel Paige, Robert F. Kennedy and the creators of the Superman Comic. 


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.

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