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Craig Unger Interview: How the KGB Cultivated Trump as an Asset

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Craig Unger

Craig Unger is the author of seven books, including the New York Times bestsellers American Kompromat: How the KGB Cultivated Donald Trump, and Related Tales of Sex, Greed, Power, and TreacheryHouse of Trump, House of Putin: The Untold Story of Donald Trump and the Russian Mafia, and House of Bush, House of Saud: The Secret Relationship Between the World's Two Most Powerful Dynasties. He appears frequently as an analyst on CNN, the ABC Radio Network and other broadcast outlets. He is a former deputy editor of the New York Observer, editor-in-chief of Boston Magazine and has written for the New Yorker, Esquire and has been a longtime contributor to Vanity Fair.

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Rick Springfield Interview: "Keep Music in School. Get Rid of Frigging Math Because Math Sucks"

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Rick Springfield

Rick Springfield is a Grammy Award-winning musician, songwriter, actor and bestselling author. He had a No. 1 hit with “Jessie’s Girl” in 1981, in both Australia and the United States. Four more top US hits followed: “I’ve Done Everything for You,” “Don’t Talk to Strangers,” “Affair of the Heart,” and “Love Somebody.” His two US top 10 albums are Working Class Dog (1981) and Success Hasn’t Spoiled Me Yet (1982).

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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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