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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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MacEntee MacEntee, Maire; Irish poet and scholar: "An Irish Voice of Poetry," 4/4/00

 Kishore Mahbubani; Dean, Lee Kuan Yee School of Public Policy, Singapore: "America and the World," 3/12/05; and, ”The Rise of Asia and the Decline of the West,” 2/22/08
 video (2005) video (2008)

MannMann, James; Nitze School for Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University: "The Bush War Cabinet" 2/14/05

MannMann, Michael; Professor of Sociology, UCLA: "Incoherent Empire," 2/27/04

Mark Mark, Hans; Chancellor, University of Texas: "Technology, Universities, and the Changing International Environment," 3/15/88

Marmot Marmot, Sir Michael; Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College, London: "Redefining Public Health: Epidemiology and Social Stratification," 3/18/02

Matlock Matlock, Jack; former U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union: "Collapse of Soviet Union and End of the Cold War," 2/13/97

RashidJane Mayer; Staff Writer, The New Yorker: "How the War on Terror Turned into A War on American Values," 8/8/08

McCone McCone, John A.; former Director of the CIA and former Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission: "Reflections on a Life in Government Service," 4/21/88
 video (partial; text interview is a composite of three interviews)

McNamara McNamara, Robert S.; former Secretary of Defense: "A Life in Public Service," 5/15/96
 video (partial; text interview is a composite of two interviews)

McPhersonJames M. McPherson; author: "Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief," 10/27/08

Mead Mead, Walter Russell; Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations: "U.S. Foreign Policy and the American Political Tradition," 2/25/03;  video (2003)
"American Grand Strategy in a World at Risk," 5/10/04; [2004 video unavailable]
"Britain and America and the Making of the Modern World," 10/23/07; video (2007)

Mearsheimer Mearsheimer, John; R. Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago: "Through the Realist Lens," 4/8/02; and "Domestic Politics and International Relations," 9/19/07 (with Steve Walt)
 video (2002)  video (2007)

Mellbourn Mellbourn, Anders; Director of the Swedish Institute of International Affairs: "Sweden in the Post-9/11 World," 4/19/04

MicklethwaitMicklethwait, John; Editor-in-Chief, The Economist: "Globalization and the Conservative Movement in the United States," 2/6/07

Micossi Micossi, Stefano; Director General of the Industry Directorate of the European Commission: "Europe and the Information Revolution," 4/2/97

Mikva Mikva, Abner J.; former Congressman, Appellate Judge, and Counsel to the President"Politics, Values, and the Separation of Powers," 4/12/99

HanriederMoorer, Admiral Thomas H., U.S. Navy (Ret.); Retired Naval Admiral: "Biographical Notes on a Military Career," 3/13/90

Myers Myers, Norman; environmental scientist: "The Journey of an Environmental Scientist," 11/11/98
See also Norman Myers's Wildlife Photography from Kenya, from the 1960s


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