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11:53 am
Thu November 13, 2014

Dick Cavett

Dick Cavett
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Nov. 3, 2014: Legendary talk show host Dick Cavett talked about the fascinating characters from film, music, theater, literature, comedy, sports, and politics who have crossed his path, and whom he engaged in conversation in a way that made viewers feel it was happening in their own living rooms. They're also in his new book, Brief Encounters: Conversations, Magic Moments and Assorted Hijinks. Cavett is interviewed by WSHU All Things Considered host and reporter Mark Herz. (59:37)

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1:53 pm
Mon November 3, 2014

Jodi Picoult

Jodi Picoult
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Oct. 17, 2014: New York Times best-selling author Jodi Picoult talks about her latest novel, Leaving Time. It's a gripping story of a daughter searching for her missing mother, a devoted mom, loving wife and accomplished scientist who disappeared under mysterious circumstances ten years ago. Leaving Time is an exploration of the enduring love between mothers and daughters. Picoult is introduced by WSHU Development Director Gillian Anderson. (1:02:59)

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1:48 pm
Mon November 3, 2014

Joyce Carol Oates

Joyce Carol Oates
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Oct. 9, 2014: New York Times best-selling author Joyce Carol Oates talks about her new collection of short stories, Lovely, Dark, Deep. It's ten, mesmerizing stories explore the terror, hurt, and uncertainty of that lurks at the edges of ordinary lives. In the title story, an elderly Robert Frost gets a visit from an interviewer, an unsettling young woman, who seems to know a good deal more about his life than she should.  Oates was interviewed by WSHU All Things Considered host and reporter Mark Herz. (54:38)

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3:23 pm
Thu October 2, 2014

Nicholas Kristoff and Sheryl WuDunn

Sept. 26, 2014: Husband and wife co-authors and Pulitzer Prize winners Nickolas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn talk about the second book they've written together, A Path Appears. It's about people who make the world a better place and how they can be supported. Kristof and WuDunn examine the art and science of giving, and the most successful aid initiatives on a variety of issues ranging from education to inner-city violence to disease prevention. Kristoff and WuDunn are interviewed by WSHU Senior Reporter Craig LeMoult. (1:18:35)

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3:14 pm
Thu October 2, 2014

Bill and Willie Geist

June 7, 2014:  Network TV's Bill and Willie Geist discuss their co-authored book, Good Talk, Dad: The Birds and the Bees...and Other Conversations We Forgot to Have. It's about their funny and heartwarming father-son relationship. In it, they share stories about their unique bond, about parenting and more.  Interviewed by Ann Nyberg of WTNH-TV.  (40:30)

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