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Harry Kreisler

Harry Kreisler is executive producer and host of the series, which is produced at the Institute of International Studies at the University of California - Berkeley. Conceived in 1982 by Mr. Kreisler as a way to capture and preserve through conversation and technology the intellectual ferment of our times, Conversations with History includes over 450 interviews.
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Interviews by Date: 2007


Interviews are listed in reverse chronological order. Professional titles listed are as of the date of the interview.

ParsiFrederick S. Wyle; Esq.: "National Security and the Rule of Law," 12/05/07
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ParsiTrita Parsi; Adjunct Professor of International Relations at School for Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University: "Iran, Israel, and the United States," 11/30/07
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LeviMichael A. Levi; Fellow for Science and Technology, Council on Foreign Relations: "Nuclear Terrorism," 11/27/07
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BiddleStephen D. Biddle; Senior Fellow for Defense Policy, Council on Foreign Relations: "Strategy and the Iraq War," 11/26/07
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Chua Amy Chua; John M. Duff, Jr., Professor of Law, Yale Law School: "The Moment of Empire," 11/16/07
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Heilbron John Heilbron; Honorary Fellow of Worcester College, Oxford, England: "Science and History," 11/09/07
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Kennedy Donald Kennedy; President Emeritus, Bing Professor of Environmental Science and Policy, Stanford University: "Science, Government, and the University," 11/08/07
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 Luttwak Edward N. Luttwak; Senior Fellow, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, D.C.: "The Logic of Strategy and U.S. Foreign Policy," 11/05/07
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Freeman Richard B. Freeman; Ascherman Professor of Economics, Harvard University: "Global Capitalism, Labor Markets, and Inequality," 10/31/07
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Krasner Stephen D. Krasner; Graham H. Stuart Professor of International Relations, Stanford University: "System Change or More of the Same?" 10/29/2007
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MatlockJosef Joffe; Editor and Publisher, Die Zeit: "The Imperial Temptation of America," 10/22/07
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Mead Walter Russell Mead; Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations: "Britain and America and the Making of the Modern World," 10/23/07
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Sajadpour Karim Sadjadpour; Associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace: "Iran: Domestic Politics and Foreign Policy," 10/8/07
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DeLongDeLong, J. Bradford; Professor of Economics, University of California, Berkeley: "Economics, Politics and Public Discourse," 10/5/07
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MeadJohn Mearsheimer; R. Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago (with Stephen Walt): "Domestic Policy and International Relations" 9/19/07
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WaltStephen M. Walt; Robert and Renee Belfer Professor of International Affairs, Kennedy School, Harvard University (with John Mearsheimer): "Domestic Policy and International Relations" 9/19/07
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Richardson Louise Richardson; Executive Dean of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University: "What Terrorists Want," 9/19/07
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Fawaz A. Gerges Fawaz A. Gerges; Christian A. Johnson Chair in Middle Eastern Studies at Sarah Lawrence College: "Inside Muslim Militancy," 8/29/2007
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Scott Peter Dale Scott; Professor Emeritus of English, UC Berkeley: "Wealth, Empire, and the Future of America," 8/8/07
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Critin Jack Citrin; Professor Political Science, UC Berkeley: "Nationalism, Cosmopolitanism, and American National Identity," 8/1/07
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Danner Mark Danner; Professor of Journalism, UC Berkeley: "Truth, Power, and the Iraq Debacle," 7/27/07
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Slezkine Yuri Slezkine; Professor of History, UCB: "The Jewish Century, " 07/18/07
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VogelDavid Vogel; Solomon P. Lee Distinguished Professor in Business Ethics, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley: "Business, Government, and Ethics in an Era of Globalization," 7/11/07
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ShirkSusan Shirk; Professor of Political Science, UC San Diego: "Domestic Politics and International Behavior: The Case of China and the U.S.," 6/28/07
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Chanda Nayan Chanda; Director of Publications at the Center for the Study of Globalization, Yale University: "How Traders, Preachers, Adventurers, and Warriors Shaped Globalization," 5/16/07
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Farer Anthony Zinni; Former Commander in Chief of the Central Command: "Challenges for U.S. National Security Policy," 4/23/07
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Farer Farer, Tom; Dean, Graduate School of International Studies, University of Denver: "Confronting Global Terrorism: The Elements of a Liberal Grand Strategy," 4/16/07
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SegevTom Segev; Columnist, Haaretz: "Israel and the 1967 War," 3/22/07
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SteynMark Steyn; Journalist: "America, Europe, and the Islamic World, " 3/14/07
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WarrenElizabeth Warren; Leo Gottlieb Professor of Law, Harvard University: "Law, Politics, and the Coming Collapse of the Middle Class," 3/8/07
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JohnsonChalmers Johnson; President, Japan Policy Research Institute: "The Last Days of the American Republic, " 03/7/07
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ScanlonT.M. Scanlon; Alford Professor of Natural Religion, Moral Philosophy, and Civil Polity; Harvard University: "Freedom of Expression, Tolerance, and Human Rights," 2/20/07
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PomfretJohn Pomfret; Foreign Correspondent, Washington Post: "The Emergence of the New China," 2/8/07
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KahnemanDaniel Kahneman; 2002 Nobel Laureate in Economics; Eugene Higgens Professor of Psychology, Princeton: "Intuition and Rationality," 2/7/07
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MicklethwaitJohn Micklethwait; Editor-in-Chief, The Economist: "Globalization and the Conservative Movement in the United States," 2/6/07
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RoyOlivier Roy; Professor, School of Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences, Paris: "Globalization and Islam," 1/25/07
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