After Words

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Former South Carolina Governor and U.S. Representative Mark Sanford reflects on his political career and discusses the future of the Republican Party. He’s interviewed by former Congressman Charlie Dent (R-PA). Learn more about your ad choices.
What caused student loan debt in the U.S. to rise to more than a trillion dollars? Wall Street Journal reporter Josh Mitchell talks about this growing debt for parents and students with NPR education reporter Anya Kamenetz. Learn more about you
Neuroscientist Lisa Genova discusses how our memory works. She’s interviewed by author and “The Forgetting” podcast co-host David Shenk. This episode was originally released in April of 2021. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.f
Ben Shapiro, podcast host and editor emeritus of the Daily Wire, argues the Progressive Left is pushing an authoritarian agenda in America. He’s interviewed by nationally syndicated radio talk show host Eric Metaxas. Learn more about your ad ch
Robin DiAngelo looks at how well-intentioned white people can inadvertently cause racial harm through what she calls a “culture of niceness.” She’s interviewed by Eddie Glaude author and Princeton University professor of African American Studie
Drones are used more & more as weapons in combat. Retired Marine Lt. Col. Wayne Phelps looks at their impact in combat & their effect on the military units operating them remotely. He’s interviewed by Cornell professor & author Sarah Kreps. Lea
American history is being replaced with a polarizing version according to Woodson Center founder and president Robert Woodson. He's interviewed by Harvard Law professor and author Randall Kennedy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megapho
Economist Dambisa Moyo, author of "How Boards Work : And How They Can Work Better in a Chaotic World", offers an insider's view on how corporate boards operate. She's interviewed by Wall Street Journal reporter Emily Glazer. Learn more about yo
Former Xerox CEO Ursula Burns, the first black female CEO of a Fortune 500 company, shares her insights on American business and the corporate world. She's interviewed by Amazon Senior Vice President Alicia Boler Davis. Learn more about your ad
Former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-TN) talks with author Andy Slavitt, former senior advisor in the Biden administration, about the U.S. response to the Coronavirus pandemic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoice
Breitbart editor in chief Alex Marlow argues that the mainstream media has destroyed its credibility. He's interviewed by Reason Magazine editor at large Matt Welch. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Former NYPD commissioner Bill Bratton discusses his leadership in law enforcement over three decades and offers his thoughts on policing in America today. He's interviewed by Charles Ramsey, former Philadelphia police commissioner and Metropoli
How should the defense budget be allocated? Is China the looming threat that many say it is? Or is Russia still a danger to the U.S.? Former Democratic California Congresswoman, longtime national security insider, and Wilson Center president em
Wall Street Journal columnist Jason Riley discusses the life and career of economist Thomas Sowell. He's interviewed by nationally syndicated talk show host Dennis Prager. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Bloomberg News' Brad Stone reports on the growth and evolution of Amazon and profiles its founder Jeff Bezos. He's interviewed by Insider's chief tech correspondent Eugene Kim. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) talks about the influences in her life and political career, and in her advocacy work.  She's interviewed by Washington Post White House reporter Annie Linskey. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/a
New Yorker staff writer Patrick Radden Keefe reports on the Sackler family’s wealth that was built on pharmaceuticals, which included Valium and OxyContin. He’s interviewed by author and journalist Beth Macy. Learn more about your ad choices. V
Cindy McCain discusses family, country and her life with her late husband Sen. John McCain (R-AZ). She’s interviewed by Joseph Lieberman (I-CT), former U.S. Senator and 2000 Democratic vice presidential nominee. Learn more about your ad choices
Washington Post staff writer John Woodrow Cox reports on the effects of gun violence on children in America. He’s interviewed by Teachers College, Columbia University health education associate professor Sonali Rajan. Learn more about your ad c
Neuroscientist Lisa Genova discusses how our memory works. She’s interviewed by author and “The Forgetting” podcast co-host David Shenk. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) talks about her life and career in the military and in the U.S. Senate. She’s interviewed by Politico’s congressional editor Elana Schor. www.oracle.com/goto/cspan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphon
Former White House Press Secretary and Fox News host Dana Perino reflects on her career and offers life lessons. She’s interviewed by Victoria Clarke, former Assistant Defense Secretary for Public Affairs in the George W. Bush Administration. L
The Washington Post’s Joby Warrick discusses America’s effort to destroy chemical weapons in Syria during its Civil War. He’s interviewed by Georgetown University professor and author Angela Stent. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaph
Georgetown Law professor Rosa Brooks details her experiences in policing after becoming an armed reserve police officer in Washington, DC. She’s interviewed by Houston Police Chief and Major Cities Chiefs Association President Art Acevedo. Lear
Claremont Review of Books editor Charles Kesler argues that there are two competing views of the U.S. Constitution. He’s interviewed by author and George Mason University law professor Ilya Somin. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megapho
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