The conversations are listed in the order they were broadcast with the newest tapes at the top of the first page.
The End of the Roman Republic
Professor Edward Watts UC San Diego
Professor Watts discusses his book “Mortal Republic” about the fall of the Roman Republic. Possible parallels to the US today are discussed.
The Biggest Bet In History
Dr Fred Brooks University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Computer pioneer Dr Fred Brooks discusses the IBM 360 Project and his life.
“Crazy Rich Asians”
NYT bestselling author Kevin Kwan discusses his book, writing style, and the future of Asia.
The Amazing Story of Castle Itter
Historian Stephen Harding discusses the amazing battle of Castle Itter. It was the only battle in World War II where German and American military forces fought together.
The Life of Peter Sellers
Peter Sellers longtime personal assistant gives her first radio interview about the life of the comic master.
Inside The Gambino Crime Family
Michael Di Leonardo was a top captain in arguably the most powerful mafia family in the US in the 1980s
The Fifth Beatle : Pete Best
A discussion of how the Beatles were formed.
The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
Daniel Gordis, author of “Israel : A Concise History of a Nation Reborn” discusses the history of Israel and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
The Search for Immortal Life
Dr. Aubrey de Grey
An interview with Dr. Aubrey de Grey. De Grey is the leading proponent of treating death as a disease to be treated rather then an inevitable part of life.