This series features distinguished authors, each recognized in an area of prominence and each uniquely paired with an interviewer.
Great Conversations Previous Broadcasts
Daniel Okrent and John Huey (Episode #204)
KQED World: Sat, Aug 25, 2012 -- 5:00 PM
Guests: Daniel Okrent (managing editor of Life magazine, author) and John Huey (Editor-in-chief, Time, Inc.).
This lively discussion, between two journalists of long standing, explores a very curious chapter in American history: Prohibition. Okrent's book, Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition, is brimming with detailed portraits of the period's notable personalities.
Siddhartha Mukherjee/David Scadden (Episode #402)
KQED World: Sat, Aug 25, 2012 -- 3:00 PM
Leading cancer researchers Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee and Dr. David Scadden discuss Mukherjee's book The Emperor of All Maladies.