Emmy award-winning journalist Charlie Rose has been praised as "one of America's premier interviewers". Each night, as host of his PBS program, Charlie Rose engages America's best thinkers, writers, politicians, athletes, entertainers, business leaders, scientists, and other newsmakers in one-on-one interviews and roundtable discussions.
Based on the NPR series of the same name, This I Believe features 80 Americans, from the famous to the unknown, completing the thought that begins with the audiobook's title. The pieces that make up the program will compel listeners to rethink not only what and how they have arrived at their own personal beliefs, but also the extent to which they share them with others.
"interesting and enjoyable"
When Malcolm X was assassinated at 39, his book nearly died with him. Today The Autobiography of Malcolm X — a favorite of President Obama and Justice Clarence Thomas alike — stands as a milestone in America’s struggle with race. The Autobiography is also a Horatio Alger tale, following a man’s journey from poverty to crime to militancy to wisdom.
Satisfy your hunger for new ideas with this interview show that explores the cutting edge of contemporary thinking in politics, religion, economics, science, the arts, and popular culture. Get the latest episode or subscribe!
"Sometimes great, very uneven"
Tonight on the program, an hour with comedian Louis C.K..
Failure is a four letter word in America. Most of us do everything we can to avoid it. But what if we've got the wrong idea about failure - and it's all a matter of learning the right way to do it? This hour, one psychologist's take on how to embrace the fall. And comedian Marc Maron on the hit podcast that saved his career and his life. And, columnist Thomas Friedman on why the US is falling behind and how we can come back.
Bob talks to Dale Farran, professor of education at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody School, about her research on early childhood learning. Then, at a dinner party in 1997, a rich lawyer asked, “I mean you’re a teacher, Taylor. Be honest. What do you make?” Taylor Mali took offense and since then has been on the defense. His poem “What Teachers Make” has been viewed more than five million times on Youtube and he now has a book by the same name.
A Christian monk who lived in India for over 30 years, the late Father Griffiths shares some remarkable insights about the contemplative life. He builds a bridge linking the Gnostic tradition of early Christianity and the mystical tradition streaming down through the centuries with the ancient philosophies of Vedanta and Buddhism. The results are fascinating and profound.
"Don't waste your money"
Composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim and actor Greg Kinnear on this edition of Fresh Air. Sondheim was mentored by Oscar Hammerstein, and went on to revolutionize musical theatre. His first major success was writing lyrics for West Side Story. He also composed the music and wrote the lyrics for A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Follies, and A Little Night Music to name a few.
Studio 360 looks at the places "where art and real life collide," exploring the creative influence and transformative power of art in modern life through richly textured stories and insightful conversation. Hosted by Kurt Andersen. Get the latest issue or subscribe!
"Just plain cool"
A conversation with economist Paul Krugman about his change of opinion on President Obama, the U. S.'s economic future, European financial issues, and healthcare. Next, a conversation with philosopher and author, Bernard-Henri Levy, on his article for The New Republic website, under the headline: "Shame on Turkey for Choosing the Islamic State over the Kurds." And finally, a conversation with Chef Massimo Bottura of Osteria Francescana.
Transhumanism is a global intellectual movement supporting the use of science and technology in order to improve human health, well-being, and mental capacities. Many in the Transhumanism movement believe that disability, disease, and even aging are all aspects of the human condition that we shall be able to overcome in the future. Using the very latest technologies, including biotechnology, advocates claim that every ailment and frailty will one day be a thing of the past.
"the worst crap ever"
A conversation with Mike Morell, former deputy director of the Central Intelligence Agency. Next, a conversation about Afghanistan, with politician Abdulla Abdulla. And finally, the final part of a conversation with Hillary Clinton about her new book, Hard Choices.
Penn Jillette explains his absolute atheism and why it makes him hopeful and optimistic.
"Too Much Intro"
Conversations with Maxwell Maltz, M.D. - author of the best-selling Psycho Cybernetics. His book, considered a forerunner of modern self-help books, explains a system of ideas for improving one's self image.
"Early days of sports psychology & peak performance"
This special To The Best of Our Knowledge collection contains 13 interviews.
Audible was not granted digital rights to today's program. Instead we bring you physicist Brian Greene, on this edition of Fresh Air. With his book The Elegant Universe he developed a reputation for explaining complex scientific theories with insight and clarity. The book was the basis of a PBS series. His new book is, The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality.
Tonight on the program, Lin Manuel-Miranda and Tommy Kail at the Richard Rogers Theatre. We talk about the hit Broadway musical Hamilton....
"We live by wild mercy," Terry Tempest Williams writes. In this hour, she takes us to some of her favorite national parks, from Big Bend to Arches. We also explore the desert wilderness of Utah's Escalante area, and hear about a father and daughter's remarkable adventure into the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Lauret Savoy says the American landscape also has a complicated history that can't be separated from the country's racism. And Robert Moor talks about the wisdom of trails.
Tonight on the program, coverage of day two of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Charlie is joined by John Dickerson, host of Face the Nation on CBS News and political director of CBS News; Bob Schieffer, political contributor to CBS News; Joel Benenson, chief strategist for Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign; political analyst Jeff Greenfield; Nancy Cordes, CBS News congressional correspondent; and Jonathan Karl, chief White House correspondent of ABC News.
Tonight on the program, coverage of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Charlie is joined by Robby Mook, campaign manager for Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign; Amy Chozick of the New York Times; EJ Dionne of the Washington Post; Matthew Dowd of ABC News and Steve McMahon, political strategist and media consultant.
Ron Barr interviews broadcasting icon Bob Costas about his early childhood, the start of his broadcasting career and broadcasting multiple sports. This interview took place on October 16th, 2012.
Ron Barr interviews Padres broadcaster Dick Enberg about what in his background led him to broadcasting, what hooked him into broadcasting and the memories of his first sports broadcast. This interview took place on November 18th, 2004.
Ron Barr interviews Emmy Award Winner Jim Nantz about moving from Louisiana to New Jersey, how golf came into his life and what’s it like when golfers room together. This interview took place on October 10th, 2013.
Ron Barr interviews Sports Emmy Award winner Joe Buck about the pressure he felt going into broadcasting, the memories of broadcasting in the minor leagues and the transition from radio to television. This interview took place on December, 5th, 2012.
Ron Barr interviews legendary broadcaster Keith Jackson about the things in his career that mean the most to him, the early broadcasts that inspired him and the memories of his broadcast. This interview took place on June 1st, 2013.
Actor Viggo Mortensen brings some of his own outdoorsy skills to his role as a dad raising his kids off the grid in Captain Fantastic. Also, with a new exhibit of her early photographs, it’s time to reconsider Diane Arbus’ conflicted legacy. And Kurt gets a lesson on speaking like a proper Brit from an accent coach. [Broadcast Date: July 21, 2016]
Tonight on the program, analysis of the Republican National Convention and Donald Trump's acceptance speech. Charlie is joined by Jonathan Karl, chief White House correspondent for ABC News.
Next, Gabriel Sherman of New York magazine on Roger Ailes' resignation as chairman and C.E.O. of Fox News.
Where do you find crazy ideas and some of the world's smartest people? In theoretical physics - the world of parallel universes, super strings and black holes. We go on a whirlwind tour of the universe - from the multiverse to an imaginary walk on Mars.
Tonight on the program, continued coverage of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. First, Charlie is joined by Megan Murphy, Washington bureau chief for Bloomberg; Ron Fournier, political columnist at the National Journal and the Atlantic; and Jerry Seib, Washington bureau chief at the Wall Street Journal.
We conclude with Republican strategist Roger Stone.
When suicide bombers blow up crowded marketplaces, or a lone shooter attacks a nightclub, one question we're always left with is why. What ideology or belief or loyalty would compel someone to do something so horrific? This hour, a look at the underlying psychology of political violence.
Tonight on the program, coverage of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. First, Charlie is joined by Bob Costa, national political reporter for The Washington Post, and columnist Kimberley Strassel of The Wall Street Journal.
Next, GOP strategist Mike Murphy and ABC News analyst Matthew Dowd.
Then, Dan Balz of The Washington Post and Mike Allen of Politico.
We conclude with the second piece of Charlie's interview with Hillary Clinton.
Tonight on the program, an hour with Hillary Clinton.
Ron Barr interviews former NL MVP Andre Dawson about his reaction to be inducted into the Hall of Fame, the importance of pride and how he prepared every day. This interview took place on January 14th, 2010.
Ron Barr interviews Hall of Famer, Bruce Sutter about how he developed the splitter, being the first pure reliever inducted into the Hall of Fame and the short memory needed to be a closer. This interview took place on March 10th, 2006.
Ron Barr interviews Cy Young winner Jim Palmer about what it was like to be in the majors at 19 years old, his experience in Baltimore and the lack of mentoring in today’s game. This interview took place on April, 11th, 2006.
Ron Barr interviews former Atlanta Braves pitcher John Smoltz about what surprised him most about his career, maintaining balance over the long season, and the transition from starter to closer. This interview took place on May 9th, 2012.