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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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Obeyesekere Obeyesekere, Gananath; Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, Princeton University: "Understanding Culture," 3/19/03

O'Brien O'Brien, Conor Cruise; Irish statesman and writer: "The Power of Ideas," 4/4/00

Oe Oe, Kenzaburo; 1994 Nobel Laureate in Literature: "Art and Healing," 4/16/99

Ogata Ogata, Sadako; UN High Commissioner for Refugees: "Refugees: a Multilateral Approach to Humanitarian Crises," 4/1/92; and "Humanitarian Assistance," 3/17/99
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Oren Oren, Michael B; Historian and Writer; Senior Fellow at the Shalem Center, Jerusalem: "War in History and in Fiction," 11/8/05


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