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David Boies and Jeffrey Toobin (Episode #604)

KQED World: Mon, Jun 27, 2016 -- 2:00 AM

David Boies is a highly distinguished American trial lawyer who has litigated some of the highest profile cases in recent history talks with Jeffrey Toobin, prominent legal journalist, staff writer for The New Yorker, senior analyst for CNN, and author of The Oath: The Obama White House and the Supreme Court. The two discuss Boies' book Redeeming the Dream: The Case for Marriage Equality, a dramatic and up-close account of his arguments, and ultimate triumph, in the landmark Supreme Court case which struck down Proposition 8, reinstating the freedom to marry for gays and lesbians in California.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Jun 30, 2016 -- 2:00 AM

Jessye Norman and Gloria Steinem (Episode #603)

KQED World: Mon, Jun 20, 2016 -- 2:00 AM

Two powerful voices for women and the arts come together in this program. Jessye Norman, recognized as one of the most versatile operatic singers of recent decades, talks with Ms. Magazine founder and feminist icon Gloria Steinem. The two discuss Norman's memoir Stand Up Straight and Sing!, which recalls the strong women who were her role models, and the importance of the arts and arts education. Their conversation was recorded in November 2014 at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Jun 23, 2016 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Thu, Jun 23, 2016 -- 2:00 AM

Timothy Geithner and James Surowiecki (Episode #602)

KQED World: Mon, Jun 13, 2016 -- 2:00 AM

Timothy Geithner, former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury and CEO of the Federal Reserve, served under President Obama during the 2008 financial crisis. In his book Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises, he takes readers behind the scenes of America's greatest period of economic distress since the Great Depression of the 1930. In this program, recorded in November 2014 at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum, Geithner discusses his book and the financial crisis with James Surowiecki, staff writer of "The Financial Page" at The New Yorker.

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  • KQED World: Thu, Jun 16, 2016 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Thu, Jun 16, 2016 -- 2:00 AM

Philippe De Montebello and Michael Kimmelman (Episode #601)

KQED World: Mon, Jun 6, 2016 -- 2:00 AM

As director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Philippe de Montebello, nearly doubled the size of the museum, modernized its research, and helped establish new standards for museums worldwide. Now retired, this longest-serving director of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, continues to be recognized as an authority and passionate observer of art. In this program he discusses his book, Rendez-vous with Art, which examines great works from museums around the world, with chief art critic for The New York Times Michael Kimmelman. Their conversation was recorded in October 2014 at the University of Louisville Kentucky Author Forum.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Jun 9, 2016 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Thu, Jun 9, 2016 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Jun 6, 2016 -- 8:00 AM
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