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Katrina vanden Heuvel Interview: "The Nation" Publisher Takes on the State of Media in the Trump Era

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Katrina Vanden Heuvel

Katrina vanden Heuvel is editor and publisher of The Nation, America’s oldest weekly magazine, founded by abolitionists in 1865. It is the most widely read weekly journal of liberal/progressive political and cultural news, opinion and analysis. She has been the magazine’s editor since 1995. The New York native is a frequent commentator on American and international politics for ABC, MSNBC, CNN and PBS. Her articles have appeared in The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, Foreign Policy and The Boston Globe. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and has been recognized and […]

Thursday

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August 2017

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April Ryan Interview: "This Is Not the America That I Know"

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April Ryan

April Ryan, a 30-year journalism veteran, has been the White House bureau chief for American Urban Radio Networks (AURN) since January of 1997, covering four presidents. She is the author of the bestselling book, The Presidency in Black and White: My Up Close View of Four Presidents and Race in America. In the updated paperback edition, Ryan contributes a new afterword, chronicling the country’s growing racial divide, the end of the Obama era, the increasingly contentious Trump White House and prospects for race relations in the Trump presidency. With humor, grace and determination, Ryan shares the highs and lows of […]

Thursday

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August 2017

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Ed Asner Interview: An Old-Time Lefty Takes Right-Wing Hypocrites and Nutjobs to Task

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Ed Asner

Ed Asner is an actor, voice actor, activist and a former president of the Screen Actors Guild best known as gruff-but-lovable Lou Grant on both The Mary Tyler Moore Show and its spinoff series Lou Grant, making him one of the few TV actors to portray the same leading character in both a comedy and a drama. Other TV appearances include Naked City, Route 66, Slattery’s People, Gunsmoke, The Fugitive, Rhoda, Roots (miniseries), Police Story, The Bronx Zoo, The Trials of Rosie O’Neill, The Closer, The Practice, Working Class, Royal Pains, The Good Wife and Bones, just to name a […]

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July 2017

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Anson Williams Interview: "Happy Days" Star Talks Drowsy Driving Remedy, Cancer Scare and Erin Moran

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Anson Williams

Actor and director Anson Williams is known for his portrayal of Warren “Potsie” Weber on the ABC sitcom Happy Days (1974-1984) created by Garry Marshall and also starring Ron Howard, Marion Ross, Tom Bosley and Henry Winkler. He has directed many television programs such as Melrose Place, Beverly Hills, 90210, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Lizzie McGuire, 7th Heaven and The Secret Life of the American Teenager. Because of a near-fatal car accident caused by Williams falling asleep at the wheel several years ago, he and his uncle, Dr. Henry Heimlich, the inventor of the Heimlich maneuver, discovered that biting into […]