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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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Jacobs Jacobs, Ken; Film Artist: "Film and the Creation of Mind," 10/14/99

JervisJervis, Robert; Adlai E. Stevenson Professor of International Politics, Columbia University: "American Foreign Policy in a New Era," 11/17/05

Joffe Joffe, Josef; Editor and Publisher, Die Zeit:
"Power and Culture in International Affairs," 1/20/00  video1, 2000,  video2, 2000;
"Alliance Lost: The U.S. and Europe in a Unipolar World," 4/4/03  video, 2003;
"The U.S. and Europe after the Iraq War,"
4/12/04  video, 2004;
"The Imperial Temptation of America," 10/22/07 video, 2007

Johnson Johnson, Chalmers; President, Japan Policy Research Institute: "Militarism and the American Empire," 1/29/04; "Last Days of thev American Republic" 3/7/07
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Johnson Johnson, Haynes; Journalist and writer:
"Capturing Our Time Through History and Journalism," 1/31/02; and "McCarthyism," 10/28/05
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Jones Jones, Elizabeth A.; Assistant Secretary of State for Europe and Eurasia: "U.S. Foreign Policy: Continuity and Change after 9/11," 10/22/02

Jowitt Jowit, Kent; Robson Professor of Political Science, UC Berkeley: "The Individual, Charisma, and the Leninist Extinction," 12/7/99


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