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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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Sachs Sachs, Albie; Justice, Constitutional Court of South Africa: "Suffering, Survival, and Transformation," 2/2/98

Sajadpour Sadjadpour, Karim; Associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace: "Iran: Domestic Politics and Foreign Policy" 10/8/07

SandsSands, Philippe; Professor of International Law, University College London: "The Rumsfeld Memo and the Betrayal of American Values," 11/18/08

Sane Sané, Pierre; Secretary General, Amnesty International: "Human Rights Activism," 10/12/98

ScalapinoScalapino, Robert A.; Robson Research Professor of Government Emeritus, UC Berkeley: "Reflections on a Life as Scholar, Teacher, and Policy Advisor," 4/21/08

Scales Scales, Robert H., Jr; Major General, U.S. Army, ret.: "Military Strategy and the Future of Land Warfare," 3/9/04

ScanlonScanlon, T.M.; Alford Professor of Natural Religion, Moral Philosophy, and Civil Polity; Harvard University: "Freedom of Expression, Tolerance, and Human Rights," 2/20/07

Scheck Scheck, Barry; Professor of Law, Yeshiva University, and Co-Director of the Innocence Project: "DNA and the Criminal Justice System," 7/25/03

Scheper-Hughes Scheper-Hughes, Nancy; Professor of Anthropology, UC Berkeley: "Studying the Human Condition: Habits of an Anthropologist," 12/14/99

Scheuer Scheuer, Michael; Former Chief of the CIA bin Laden unit: "America and Islam After Iraq,” 3/12/08

Schori Schori, Pierre; Permanent Representative of Sweden to the UN: "Sweden and the United Nations," 4/20/04

SchwebelSchwebel, Stephen M.; Judge of the International Court of Justice: "Reflections on a Career in International Law," 1/22/90

Schwenninger Schwenninger, Sherle R.; New America Foundation: "Grand Strategy and American Triumphalism," 2/9/04

ScottScott, Peter Dale; Professor Emeritus of English, UC Berkeley: "Wealth, Empire, and the Future of America," 8/8/07

WallachScott, Joan Wallach; Professor, School of Social Science, Institute for Advanced Study: "The Politics of the Veil," 02/26/09

Searle Searle, John; Mills Professor of Philosophy, UC Berkeley: "Philosophy and the Habits of Critical Thinking," 9/22/99

Segev Segev, Tom; Columnist for Haaretz: "Israeli National Identity," 4/8/04; and "Israel and the 1967 War," 3/22/07
 video (2004)  (2007)

SenSen, Amartya; Lamont University Professor, Harvard University and 1998 Nobel Laureate in Economics: "Reflectons on Theory in the Social Sciences," 3/4/05

Shafik Shafik, Nemat; Vice President, The World Bank: "The World Bank and Private Sector Development," 11/13/01

Shapiro Shapiro, Harold T.; former President of Princeton University and the University of Michigan: "The Changing Role of University Presidents," 3/18/03

ShapiroShapiro, Lucy; Professor of Cancer Research, Stanford: "A Microbiologist's Intellectual Odyssey," 04/2/09

Sharansky Sharansky, Natan; Minister in the Israeli Government: "Science, Faith, and Survival," 4/16/04

Shattuck Shattuck, John; Chief Executive Officer, Kennedy Library Foundation: "Diplomacy and the Shaping of a Human Rights Agenda," 4/30/97; and "Inching Forward: Human Rights Policy in the Clinton Administration," 1/13/04
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Sheehan Sheehan, Neil; Author, A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam, winner of the Pulitzer Prize: "Remembering Vietnam," 11/14/88

Shinoda Shinoda, Masahiro; film director (with his wife, actress Shima Iwashita): "The Movie Experience," 2/27/99

Shirk Shirk, Susan; Professor at the School of International Relations and Pacific Studies, UCSD; and Director, Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation, University of California: "China and the United States," 11/8/01;  (2001)
"Domestic Politics and International Behavior: The Case of China and the U.S.," 6/28/07;  video (2007)
"Addressing National Security Challenges in the Post-9/11 World" 6/5/08 (with Herbert York);  (2008)

ShubinShubin, Neil; Field Museum Provost: "Your Inner Fish," 03/19/09

SimonSimon, Laurence; Professor of International Development, Brandeis University: "Global Poverty, Development, and Social Change," 11/7/08

Sims Sims, Jennifer; Former Coordinator for Intelligence Resources and Planning, Department of State: "Intelligence and National Security in a Democracy," 2/11/02

Simpson Simpson, Alan K.; former U.S. Senator, Wyoming: "Let 'er Rip: Reflections of a Rocky Mountain Senator," 9/17/97

Slezkine Slezkine, Yuri; Professor of History, UCB: "The Jewish Century," 07/18/07

SmelserSmelser, Neil; University Professor Emeritus of Sociology and fomer Director the Center for Advanced Studies in the Behaviorial Sciences, UCB: "Intellectual Odyssey," 12/6/05

H.SmithSmith, Harold Palmer, Jr., Professor, Goldman School of Public Policy, UC Berkeley: "Thinking about the 'Unthinkables' in the Post-9/11 World"; 1/26/06

L.W. Smith Smith, Leighton W.; Admiral, U.S. Navy, (Retired): "The U.S. Role in Peacekeeping Operations," 4/1/97

Smith Smith, Martin; Documentary Film Producer: "Documentary Filmmaking," 1/29/03

Soyinka Soyinka, Wole; 1986 Nobel Laureate in Literature: "Writing, Theater Arts, and Political Activism," 4/16/98

Speth Speth, James Gustave; Dean of the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University: "Capitalism, the Environment, and Crossing from Crisis to Sustainability,” 04/02/08

Spethmann Spethmann, Dieter; former Chairman of the Board of Managing Directors of Thyssen:, A.G. "Continuity and Change in the German Steel Industry," 3/15/02

Stark Stark, Lawrence, M.D.; Professor Emeritus of Engineering and Optometry, UC Berkeley: "The Mind's Eye," 8/16/00

Steel Steel, Ronald; Professor of International Relations, USC: "The Wilsonian Agenda in U.S. Foreign Policy," 3/1/04

SteynSteyn, Mark; Journalist: "America, Europe, and the Islamic World, " 3/14/07

Stone Stone, Oliver; Filmmaker: "History and the Movies," 4/17/97 and 6/27/97

Stover Stover, Eric; Human Rights Activist and writer: "Human Rights Work," 2/16/99

Summers Summers, Harry G.; miltary strategist and commentator: "Military Strategy," 3/6/96

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