Dialogue Authors Collection

Since 1994, 'Dialogue' on Idaho Public Television has aired interviews with more than 150 authors. This collection coalesces all those conversations. Listen to Pulitzer Prize winners discuss their work, including Doris Kearns Goodwin, Anthony Doerr, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, Frank McCourt, Annette Gordon-Reed and David Halberstam, as well as journalists, poets, playwrights and screenwriters.

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Author N. Scott Momaday

Marcia Franklin talks with author and poet N. Scott Momaday.

Author N. Scott Momaday

Video thumbnail: Dialogue The Death Penalty

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The Death Penalty

Marcia Franklin talks with death penalty opponent Sister Helen Prejean.

The Death Penalty

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Governor Cecil Andrus 1998

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Governor Cecil Andrus 1998

Former Idaho Governor Cecil Andrus talks with Joan Cartan-Hansen about his new book.

Governor Cecil Andrus 1998

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Michael Hoffman 1999

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Michael Hoffman 1999

Marcia Franklin talks with filmmaker Michael Hoffman about the themes of his movies.

Michael Hoffman 1999

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Hemingway

Marcia Franklin talks with Hemingway experts about the writer's legacy.

Hemingway

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Michael Hoffman 2002

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Michael Hoffman 2002

Michael Hoffman and Ethan Canin discuss their collaboration, "The Emperor's Club."

Michael Hoffman 2002

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Richard Paul Evans, 2002

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Richard Paul Evans, 2002

Author Richard Paul Evans speaks with Marcia Franklin about his writing and more.

Richard Paul Evans, 2002

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Thomas Keneally

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Thomas Keneally

Author Thomas Keneally discusses his work "Schindler's Ark."

Thomas Keneally

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Journalist Robert MacNeil

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Journalist Robert MacNeil

Discussion with veteran journalist and author Robert MacNeil.

Journalist Robert MacNeil

Video thumbnail: Dialogue David Macaulay

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David Macaulay

Author and architect David Macaulay discusses his recent works.

David Macaulay

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Firoozeh Dumas

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Firoozeh Dumas

A discussion with Iranian-born humorist Firoozeh Dumas.

Firoozeh Dumas

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Thomas Cahill

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Thomas Cahill

Thomas Cahill author and former director of religious publishing at Doubleday.

Thomas Cahill

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Security Analyst Juliette Kayyem

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Security Analyst Juliette Kayyem

Marcia Franklin discusses anti-terrorism policy with expert Juliette Kayyem.

Security Analyst Juliette Kayyem

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Jim Lehrer

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Jim Lehrer

PBS NewsHour founder and host Jim Lehrer talks with Marcia Franklin.

Jim Lehrer

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Doris Kearns Goodwin

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Doris Kearns Goodwin

Pulitzer Prize winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin talks about her book Team of Rivals.

Doris Kearns Goodwin

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Journalist Haynes Johnson

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Journalist Haynes Johnson

Pulitzer-prize winning reporter Haynes Johnson.

Journalist Haynes Johnson

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Stephen Breyer

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Stephen Breyer

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer discusses his judicial philosophy.

Stephen Breyer

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Jim McClure Biography

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Jim McClure Biography

With the death of former US Senator Jim McClure (Idaho), we present this 2007 interview.

Jim McClure Biography

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Richard Paul Evans, 2007

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Richard Paul Evans, 2007

Author Richard Paul Evans discuss his book The Gift.

Richard Paul Evans, 2007

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Journalist George Packer

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Journalist George Packer

George Packer discusses his book The Assasin's Gate.

Journalist George Packer

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Journalist John Hockenberry

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Journalist John Hockenberry

Marcia Franklin talks with John Hockenberry about his book.

Journalist John Hockenberry

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Diplomat Shashi Tharoor

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Diplomat Shashi Tharoor

Diplomat, author Shashi Tharoor discusses book regarding India's role in global economy.

Diplomat Shashi Tharoor

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Ethan Watters

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Ethan Watters

Author Ethan Watters discusses his book Urban Tribes.

Ethan Watters

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Richard Paul Evans, 2008

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Richard Paul Evans, 2008

Author Richard Paul Evans discusses his book Grace.

Richard Paul Evans, 2008

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

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Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

Pulitzer Prize winning author Laurel Thatcher Ulrich discusses her book.

Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Financial Journalist Gretchen Morgenson

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Financial Journalist Gretchen Morgenson

Discussion with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Gretchen Morgenson.

Financial Journalist Gretchen Morgenson

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Annette Gordon-Reed

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Annette Gordon-Reed

Guest is Annette Gordon-Reed, author of The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family.

Annette Gordon-Reed

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Abraham Verghese

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Abraham Verghese

Host Marcia Franklin talks with Dr. Abraham Verghese, an author and Stanford professor.

Abraham Verghese

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Philip Gourevitch

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Philip Gourevitch

Host Marcia Franklin talks with author and New Yorker magazine writer Philip Gourevitch.

Philip Gourevitch

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Harold Holzer

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Harold Holzer

Author and historian Harold Holzer discusses the life and presidency of Abraham Lincoln.

Harold Holzer

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Pete Cenarrusa's Memoirs

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Pete Cenarrusa's Memoirs

Idaho's longest serving politician, Pete Cenarrusa, shares his memories on this Dialogue

Pete Cenarrusa's Memoirs

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Good Winter Reading 2010

Marcia Franklin talks with authors Kim Barnes and Mitch Wieland about good winter reading.

Good Winter Reading 2010

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Michael Hoffman 2010

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Michael Hoffman 2010

Marcia Franklin talks with Idaho filmmaker Michael Hoffman about "The Last Station."

Michael Hoffman 2010

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End the Silence

End the Silence, Ilse's story of survival on the Dutch East Indies during WW2.

End the Silence

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Good Summer Reading 2010

A discussion of good summer reading with Anthony Doerr.

Good Summer Reading 2010

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Ishmael Beah, Former Child Soldier

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Ishmael Beah, Former Child Soldier

Former child soldier Ishmael Beah talks about his book, A Long Way Gone.

Ishmael Beah, Former Child Soldier

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Pico Iyer, Travel Writer

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Pico Iyer, Travel Writer

Travel writer Pico Iyer talks about his travels and offers tips for viewers.

Pico Iyer, Travel Writer

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Strobe Talbott, Former Diplomat

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Strobe Talbott, Former Diplomat

An interview with former diplomat Strobe Talbott at the Sun Valley Writers' Conference.

Strobe Talbott, Former Diplomat

Video thumbnail: Dialogue David Kennedy, Historian

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David Kennedy, Historian

Pulitzer Prize winner David Kennedy compares today's recession with the Great Depression.

David Kennedy, Historian

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Historian Douglas Brinkley

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Historian Douglas Brinkley

Marcia Franklin talks with historian Douglas Brinkley about his works.

Historian Douglas Brinkley

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Captured by the Taliban

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Captured by the Taliban

Reporter Jere Van Dyk talks about his experience being captured by the Taliban in 2008.

Captured by the Taliban

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Women Who Light the Dark

A discussion with author and photojournalist Paula Gianturco about her latest book.

Women Who Light the Dark

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Good Summer Reading 2011

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Good Summer Reading 2011

Guests and viewers offer their recommendations for good summer reading.

Good Summer Reading 2011

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Middle East Expert Suzanne Maloney

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Middle East Expert Suzanne Maloney

Marcia Franklin talks with Suzanne Maloney of the Saban Center about the Middle East.

Middle East Expert Suzanne Maloney

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Busted Bronco

"Busted Bronco from Addiction to Redemption" The story of Joe O'Brien.

Busted Bronco

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Governor Cecil Andrus

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Governor Cecil Andrus

Marcia Franklin talks with Governor Cecil Andrus and his press secretary Chris Carlson.

Governor Cecil Andrus

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Robert Egger

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Robert Egger

Rethinking America's nonprofits with Robert Egger.

Robert Egger

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Author James McPherson

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Author James McPherson

A conversation with Civil War Historian James McPherson

Author James McPherson

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Colum McCann

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Colum McCann

Marcia Franklin talks with author Colum McCann.

Colum McCann