A detective who spent his whole career befriending and arresting "confidence men" (and women) tells all in 1998.
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In 2006, these major scientists join us to explain the revolution they helped to mount and its consequences in medicine, industry and in our understanding of organic life itself.
That was the title favored by Sommers in this strongly assertive conversation from 2005.
In 2008, MacDonald, as historian and archivist, presents great recorded, illustrated material from his famous collection, now housed at the Library of Congress.
Bernard Lewis, the greatest western scholar of the history of Islam joins us in this conversation from 2006.
Frank Buckley, Professor of Law at George Mason University and author of The Once and Future King: The Rise and Fall of Crown Government, argues that Parliamentary regimes are generally better protectors of liberty than presidential ones. In vivid detail he supports that argument by drawing from the histories and…
Stalin relaxing with his friends--any one of whom he might murder during the following week--as they disported themselves "In the Court of the Red Czar," that being the title of Montefiore's book of 2004.
Arguably, America's leading Shakespearean scholar, Greenblatt joins us in a discussion based on his book of 2002, "Will in the World."
Three "historians of the South" join us in this discussion from 2006.
We talk with Becker in 2005, shortly after he won the Nobel Prize in economics.