Award winning journalist Carol Leonnig discusses her new book, Zero Fail: The Rise and Fall of the Secret Service, with Presidential historian Michael Beschloss. Zero Fail richly details the agency and how its lapses and failures starkly contradict its popular image.
An Ugly Truth: Inside Facebook's Battle for Domination
Sheera Frenkel and Cecilia Kang discuss their new book, An Ugly Truth: Inside Facebook's Battle for Domination.
The Family Rowe: An American Story
Journalist and author Joshua Prager discusses his book The Family Rowe, about Norma McCorvey the woman behind the famous pseudonym, "Jane Roe" and the divisive 1973 SCOTUS decision in Roe v. Wade.
One Fair Wage: Ending Subminimum Pay in America
Author Saru Jayaraman discusses her new book, One Fair Wage: Ending Subminimum Pay in America, with food journalist Jane Black. They explore how the fight for minimum wage affects tipped workers, especially in the restaurant industry during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Second: Race and Guns in a Fatally Unequal America
Author Carol Anderson discusses her new book, The Second, with sociologist Rashawn Ray. They explore how the founding fathers compromised competing interests to craft the Second Amendment, the use of militias throughout American history, and racial tensions regarding the use of guns.
Authors Bob Woodward and Robert Costa discuss their new book, Peril, with Eugene Robinson. They explore revelations about the final days of the Trump administration, events leading up to the January 6th insurrection at the US Capitol, and the contrasting tone of the Biden administration.
Author Elizabeth Warren discusses her new book, Persist, with voting rights activist Stacey Abrams. They explore giving pinky promises to encourage kids to dream big, the challenges of childcare for working parents, and the perserverance that fueled Warren's presidential ambitions and her continuing fight for change.
Author Eyal Press discusses his new book Dirty Work: Essential Jobs and the Hidden Toll of Inequality in America with journalist Patrick Radden Keefe. They explore how morally troubling tasks are delegated to workers as a result of pursuing efficiencies, fewer war casualities, and cheaper labor costs.
America on Fire
Author Elizabeth Hinton discusses her new book, America on Fire: The Untold History of Police Violence and Black Rebellion Since the 1960s, with journalist and 1619 Project founder Nikole-Hannah Jones. They explore the effects of the War on Poverty, the War on Crime, and white supremacy on demands for racial justice.
Secret Washington, DC
Author JoAnn Hill discusses her new book, Secret Washington, DC: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure, with journalist and artist Andrea Peterson. They explore hidden facts about national monuments, surprising details about historical figures, and art where you'd least expect it.
Downeast: Five Maine Girls and the Unseen Story of Rural US
Author Gigi Georges discusses her new book, Downeast: Five Maine Girls and the Unseen Story of Rural America with with former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Sophia DeSchiffart, one of the girls featured in the book.
Liars: Falsehoods and Free Speech in an Age of Deception
Author Cass Sunstein discusses his latest book, Liars: Falsehoods and Free Speech in an Age of Deception with his wife, USAID administrator Samantha Power.
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