Podcast episodes featuring David Maraniss

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David Maraniss "Dead at 2 Over Par"

Chatter on Books - June 03, 2019 22:24 - 53 minutes ★★★★★ - 274 ratings
On today's show, Jeanne gives an update on her book report, and they all give thoughts on summer reading - what to read and how to read it. Then they welcome in Pulitzer Prize winning author David Maraniss to discuss his latest book "A Good American Family : The Red Scare and My Father", and the...

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A Family's Lost History During McCarthyism with David Maraniss

Why Is This Happening? with Chris Hayes - May 21, 2019 07:00 - 50 minutes ★★★★★ - 6.4K ratings
An era of paranoia, the pull of radical politics, the way in which an entire society can fall under the sway of a fever, and how that fever eventually breaks. These themes made up one of the darkest periods of modern American History: The era of McCarthyism and the Red Scare. This week historian ...

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A Family's Lost History During McCarthyism with David Maraniss

Why Is This Happening? with Chris Hayes - May 21, 2019 07:00 - 49 minutes ★★★★★ - 6.4K ratings
An era of paranoia, the pull of radical politics, the way in which an entire society can fall under the sway of a fever, and how that fever eventually breaks. These themes made up one of the darkest periods of modern American History: The era of McCarthyism and the Red Scare. This week h...

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David Maraniss

Q&A - May 12, 2019 04:00 - 59 minutes ★★★★★ - 172 ratings
Journalist and author David Maraniss discusses his book, [A Good American Family: The Red Scare and My Father]. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Barack Obama: The pursuit of identity

Presidential - October 30, 2016 22:30 ★★★★ - 2.7K ratings
Political strategist David Axelrod and biographer David Maraniss discuss Barack Obama's search for identity -- and how that quest has paralleled America's own complex reckoning with race.

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Bill Clinton: The good and the bad

Presidential - October 16, 2016 14:00 ★★★★ - 2.7K ratings
David Maraniss, who won the Pulitzer Prize for his reporting on Bill Clinton, explores how Clinton's core character traits had both a bright and a dark side. And Post reporter Jim Tankersley examines a similar duality in his policy legacy.

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Episode 62, with guests David Maraniss, Michael Quinn and Alexander Lamis (and guest co-host Nicolle Wallace)

Polioptics - June 30, 2012 01:30 - 56 minutes ★★★★★ - 8 ratings
David Maraniss, Michael Quinn and Alexander Lamis are our guests this week. Special guest co-host Nicolle Wallace, author of It's Classified (now out in paperback!) Show produced by Katherine Caperton. Original Air Date: June 30, 2012 on SiriusXM Satellite Radio "POTUS" Channel 124. Polioptics ...