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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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WaldronWaldron, Jeremy; University Professor, New York University School of Law: "Dignity, Human Rights and Torture," 04/23/09
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Wales Wales, Jane; CEO of the World Affairs Council of Northern California: "Foreign Policy and Citizen Participation," 2/17/04

WallaceWallace, J. Clifford; Senior Judge, US Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit: "Judges and the Rule of Law," 03/11/09
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Walleyn Walleyn, Luc; Human Rights Lawyer: "Humanitarian Law," 4/16/03
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WallstromWallstrom, Margot; Vice President of the European Commission: "Communication as a Tool for European Democracy," 9/26/08
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WaltWalt, Stephen M.; Robert and Renee Belfer Professor of International Affairs, Kennedy School, Harvard University: "Balancing American Power in the Post-9/11 World," 11/15/05; and, "Domestic Policy and International Relations," 9/19/07
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Waltz Waltz, Kenneth; Adjunct Professor of Political Science, Columbia University: "Theory and International Politics," 2/10/03
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Wamba Wamba, Ernest Wamba dia; Senator, Democratic Republic of Congo: "Building Democratic Institutions," 3/17/04

Ward Ward, David; President of the American Council on Education and former Chancellor, University of Wisconsin at Madison: "Academic Leadership," 5/2/01
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WarnkeWarnke, Paul; Former U.S. SALT Negotiator and Former Director, Arms Control and Disarmament Agency: "Prospects for Arms Control," 10/25/84
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WarrenWarren, Elizabeth; Leo Gottlieb Professor of Law, Harvard University: "Law, Politics, and the Coming Collapse of the Middle Class," 3/8/07
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Watts Watts, Michael; Chancellor's Professor of Geography and Development Studies, UC Berkeley: "The Local-Global Dialectic: A Geographer's Perspective," 7/26/01
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WayneWayne, Earl Anthony; Assistant Secretary for Economic and Business Affairs: "U.S. Economic Policy after 9/11," 12/13/04
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Weber Weber, Steven; Professor of Political Science, UC Berkeley: "Power in the Information Age," 4/28/03
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Wei Wei Jingsheng; Human Rights Activist: "The Political Education of a Chinese Dissident," 11/18/98
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Weisskopf Weisskopf, Victor; Professor of Physics, MIT: "A Scientist's Odyssey," 4/7/88
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White White, Tim; Professor of Integrative Biology, UC Berkeley: "On the Trail of our Human Ancestors," 9/18/03
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Wicker Wicker, Tom; Associate Editor, The New York Times: "The Presidency, The Press, and the Cold War," 11/3/83
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Jones Wilensky, Harold L.; Professor Emeritus of Political Science, UC Berkeley: "Comparing Rich Democracies," 10/29/02
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WilkersonWilkerson, Colonel Lawrence; U.S. Army (ret.), Chief of Staff to the Secretary of State (2002-2005): ”Vice President Cheney and America's Response to 911,” 04/03/08
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Wilson Wilson, Joseph, IV; Former U.S. Ambassador: "A Diplomat's Odyssey," 5/27/04
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Wise Wise, Robert; Filmmaker: "The Wise Touch," 2/28/98

WolfWolf, Martin; Associate Editor and Chief Economics Commentator, Financial Times: "The Causes and Consequences of the Economic Collapse," 02/19/09
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WolpeWolpe, Howard; Congressional Representative and Chair of the House Subcommitteeon Africa: "The Role of Congress in Foreign Policy," 11/12/82
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WrightWright, Lawrence; Staff Writer, The New Yorker: "Al Qaeda and the Road to 9/11," 11/13/06
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ParsiWyle, Frederick; Esq.:"National Security and the Rule of Law," 12/05/07
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