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Gloria Minott Presents...Leonard David (Space Journalist)_Episode 182
December 08, 2016 07:14 AM PST
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Leonard David discusses "Mars: Our Future on the Red Planet", the companion book to the six-part National Geographic Channel television series "Mars" executive produced by Brian Grazer and Ron Howard.

More information on Leonard David can be found on his website http://www.leonarddavid.com/.

Gloria Minott Presents...Tribute to Gwen Ifill_Episode 181
December 02, 2016 12:00 PM PST
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Recorded on 11/19/16, I pay tribute to fellow journalist Gwen Ifill.

Gwen Ifill's Washington Week Profile http://www.pbs.org/weta/washingtonweek/profile/gwen-ifill

Gwen Ifill, who overcame barriers as a black female journalist, dies at 61 (Washington Post) https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/tv/gwen-ifill-journalist-who-became-staple-of-public-affairs-tv-shows-dies-at-61/2016/11/14/2ae4c106-aa91-11e6-977a-1030f822fc35_story.html?tid=a_inl&utm_term=.84ee20fcc56e

Gloria Minott Presents...Steve Pincus (Author of The Heart of the Declaration)_Episode 180
November 23, 2016 08:11 AM PST
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Steve Pincus talks about the electoral college and his latest book "The Heart of the Declaration: The Founders’ Case for an Activist Government".

More information about Steve Pincus is available at
http://history.yale.edu/people/steven-pincus

Gloria Minott Presents...Bradley Birkenfeld (UBS Whistleblower/Author of Lucifer's Banker)_Episode 179
November 16, 2016 06:54 AM PST
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Whistleblower Bradley Birkenfeld talks about his book "Lucifer's Banker: The Untold Story On How I Destroyed Swiss Bank Secrecy"

Bradley Birkenfeld is a retired investment professional and the most significant financial whistleblower in history. For more on Bradley Birkenfeld and his book "Lucifer's Banker":

http://lucifersbanker.com/

Gloria Minott Presents...Kelly Ripken (A Woman's Journey)_Episode 178
November 03, 2016 08:20 AM PDT
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Kelly Ripken, founder of the Kelly G. Ripken Program & National Co-Chair of A Woman's Journey talks about the award-winning annual Johns Hopkins women’s health conference- "A Woman's Journey."

For more information about A Woman's Journey go to http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/awomansjourney/

For more information about Kelly Ripken:

http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/awomansjourney/about/national_chairs.html

http://thyroid-ripken.med.jhu.edu/index.html

Gloria Minott Presents...Mark Jaster (The Seven Ages Of Mime)_Episode 177
October 30, 2016 01:48 PM PDT
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Recorded originally on 3/29/2010, Mark Jaster talks about The Seven Ages of Mime-- a history of mime via the stage-- which was produced by Happenstance Theatre.

For more information about Mark Jaster:

http://www.markjaster.com/

Gloria Minott Presents...Rod Lurie (Killing Reagan Director)_Episode 176
October 16, 2016 08:51 PM PDT
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Writer/Director Rod Lurie talks about "Killing Reagan" a National Geographic Channel movie based on the New York Times best selling book written by Bill O'Reilly & Martin Dugard.

Rod Lurie wrote and directed the political thriller "The Contender" and created the tv series "Commander In Chief".

More information about "Killing Reagan"
http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/killing-reagan/

More information about Rod Lurie can be found at:

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0527109/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1

Twitter: @RodLurie

Gloria Minott Presents...Eddie Slaughter (President of the American Agriculturalist Association)_Episode 175
October 06, 2016 07:21 PM PDT
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Eddie Slaughter gives an update on the plight of black farmers who demand justice for what they call unfair treatment by Department of Agriculture .

Information about the Black Farmers and Agriculturalists Association is available at

https://www.facebook.com/BFAA.org/about/?entry_point=page_nav_about_item

https://www.facebook.com/BFAA.org/about/?entry_point=page_nav_about_item

More information on the black farmers fight for justice can be found at http://www.blackenterprise.com/small-business/black-farmers-take-discrimination-protest-us-supreme-court/

Gloria Minott Presents...Jean Kwok (Writer/Author of Girl In Translation)_Episode 174
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September 29, 2016 03:55 PM PDT
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A conversation with Jean Kwok about her book "Girl In Translation" and her early life as a Chinese immigrant living in NYC.

Jean Kwok is a New York Times and international bestselling author of the award-winning novels Girl in Translation and Mambo in Chinatown. Jean immigrated from Hong Kong to Brooklyn when she was five and worked in a Chinatown clothing factory for much of her childhood while living in an unheated, roach-infested apartment. In between her undergraduate degree at Harvard and MFA in fiction at Columbia, she worked for three years as a professional ballroom dancer. A television documentary was filmed about Jean and her work.

More information can be found at www.jeankwok.com
www.facebook.com/JeanKwokAuthor
www.twitter.com/JeanKwok

Gloria Minott Presents...John Franklin (National Museum of African American History & Culture)_Episode 173
September 23, 2016 07:20 AM PDT
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John Franklin, Director of Partnerships and International Programs at the NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE talks to us about the museum, a book about his ancestor Buck Colbert Franklin called My Life & Era: The Autobiography of Buck Colbert Franklin, and father- John Hope Franklin.

More info about the National Museum of African American History & Culture can be found at https://nmaahc.si.edu/

More info about the book is available at
https://www.amazon.com/My-Life-Era-Autobiography-Franklin/dp/0807125997

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