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October 2020

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Jonathan Alter Interview: Authoring Carter Biography Was an Escape from the Toxicity of Trump

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Jonathan Alter

Jonathan Alter is an award-willing historian, columnist, author, documentary filmmaker and television producer. In 2019, he co-produced and co-directed Breslin and Hamill: Deadline Artists, and the film was the winner of the 2020 Emmy Award for Outstanding Historical Documentary. An MSNBC political analyst and former senior editor at Newsweek, he has written three New York Times bestsellers: The Center Holds: Obama and His Enemies,The Promise: President Obama, Year One and The Defining Moment: FDR’s Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope.

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September 2020

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Noam Chomsky Interview: "We Have a Sociopathic Maniac in the White House"

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Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky, born on December 7, 1928, is a linguist, cognitive scientist, logician, political commentator, activist, author and philosopher. He has spent most of his career at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with the most recent title of Institute Professor Emeritus. In 2017, Chomsky taught a short-term politics course at the University of Arizona in Tucson and was later hired as a part-time professor in the linguistics department there, with his duties including teaching and public seminars.

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Monday

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August 2020

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Melody Thomas Scott Interview: "Y&R" Star Talks Turning Down TV Show with Lucy and Abusive Childhood

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Melody Thomas Scott

Melody Thomas Scott is best known for her Emmy-nominated work in the iconic role of Nikki Newman, a character she’s played for more than 40 years on currently the highest rated daytime drama, The Young and the Restless. Scott was a child actress and appeared in the 1964 Alfred Hitchcock movie Marnie at the age of eight. She appeared in John Wayne’s final film, The Shootist, and guest starred on television in The Rockford Files, Charlie’s Angels and had a recurring role on The Waltons.

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August 2020

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Shaun King Interview: Championing the Challenges of Social Change

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Shaun King

As a leader of the Black Lives Matter movement, Shaun King has become one of the most recognizable and powerful voices on the front lines of civil rights in our time. He was recently named by Time magazine as one of the 25 most important people in the world online and is the co-founder of Real Justice and the Action PAC. Previously, he was the senior justice writer for the New York Daily News, a senior columnist for The Intercept and writer-in-residence at Harvard Law School.

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