Sun Valley Writers' Conference Collection

Since 2005, “Dialogue” has recorded interviews with speakers at the Sun Valley Writers’ Conference. This collection coalesces those conversations, conducted by producer and host Marcia Franklin. They include interviews with Doris Kearns Goodwin, Justice Stephen Breyer, Rep. John Lewis, Annette Gordon-Reed, Colum McCann and David Benioff.

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Journalist and Poet Jeffrey Brown

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Journalist and Poet Jeffrey Brown

Marcia Franklin talks with NewsHour correspondent Jeffrey Brown about his poetry.

Journalist and Poet Jeffrey Brown

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Novelist Dinaw Mengestu

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Novelist Dinaw Mengestu

Marcia Franklin talks with novelist Dinaw Mengestu about his works.

Novelist Dinaw Mengestu

Video thumbnail: Dialogue "Comma Queen" Mary Norris

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"Comma Queen" Mary Norris

Marcia Franklin talks with New Yorker editor Mary Norris about her book.

"Comma Queen" Mary Norris

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Author Stacy Schiff

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Author Stacy Schiff

Marcia Franklin talks with author Stacy Schiff about her book 'The Witches.'

Author Stacy Schiff

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Author Richard Ford

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Author Richard Ford

Marcia Franklin talks with author Richard Ford about his work and life.

Author Richard Ford

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Novelist Tayari Jones

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Novelist Tayari Jones

Tayari Jones talks about her novel, “An American Marriage.”

Novelist Tayari Jones

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Author Susan Orlean

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Author Susan Orlean

New Yorker writer Susan Orlean discusses her works and writing style.

Author Susan Orlean

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Author Sarah Broom

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Author Sarah Broom

Sarah Broom discusses her award-winning memoir, “The Yellow House.”

Author Sarah Broom

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Author Catherine Grace Katz

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Author Catherine Grace Katz

Catherine Grace Katz discusses her book, “The Daughters of Yalta.”

Author Catherine Grace Katz

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Public Historian Tom Ikeda

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Public Historian Tom Ikeda

Tom Ikeda talks with Marcia Franklin about his nonprofit, Densho.

Public Historian Tom Ikeda

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Author Daniel James Brown

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Author Daniel James Brown

Author Daniel James Brown talks about his latest book, “Facing the Mountain.”

Author Daniel James Brown

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Author Lawrence Wright

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Author Lawrence Wright

Marcia Franklin talks with journalist and author Lawrence Wright.

Author Lawrence Wright

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Gretel Ehrlich

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Gretel Ehrlich

Marcia Franklin speaks with author Gretel Ehrlich about her works.

Gretel Ehrlich

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Humorist Dave Barry

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Humorist Dave Barry

Marcia Franklin talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist Dave Barry about Idaho.

Humorist Dave Barry

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Representative John Lewis

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Representative John Lewis

Marcia Franklin talks with Rep. John Lewis about the American civil rights movement.

Representative John Lewis

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Author Yiyun Li

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Author Yiyun Li

Marcia Franklin talks with Chinese-American author Yiyun Li about her works.

Author Yiyun Li

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Journalist David Epstein

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Journalist David Epstein

Marcia Franklin interviews author and award-winning sports journalist, David Epstein.

Journalist David Epstein

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Author Barry Lopez, Part Two

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Author Barry Lopez, Part Two

Part Two of Marcia Franklin's conversation with Barry Lopez about his life and work.

Author Barry Lopez, Part Two

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Author Barry Lopez, Part One

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Author Barry Lopez, Part One

Part One of Marcia Franklin's conversation with Barry Lopez about his life and work.

Author Barry Lopez, Part One

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Author Brando Skyhorse

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Author Brando Skyhorse

A conversation with author Brando Skyhorse about memoir, "Take This Man."

Author Brando Skyhorse

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Historian Joanne Freeman

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Historian Joanne Freeman

A conversation with Yale professor and historian Joanne Freeman.

Historian Joanne Freeman

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Novelist Emily Ruskovich

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Novelist Emily Ruskovich

A conversation with award-winning novelist Emily Ruskovich.

Novelist Emily Ruskovich

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Architect Jeanne Gang

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Architect Jeanne Gang

Marcia Franklin talks with architect Jeanne Gang about her work.

Architect Jeanne Gang

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Journalist Steve Coll

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Journalist Steve Coll

Journalist Steve Coll talks with Marcia Franklin about his latest book, "Directorate S."

Journalist Steve Coll

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Journalist Eliza Griswold

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Journalist Eliza Griswold

Eliza Griswold talks with Marcia Franklin about her latest book, "Amity and Prosperity."

Journalist Eliza Griswold

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Author Adam Johnson

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Author Adam Johnson

Author Adam Johnson talks with Marcia Franklin about his work and writing philosophy.

Author Adam Johnson

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Author Claire Vaye Watkins

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Author Claire Vaye Watkins

Marcia Franklin talks with author Claire Vaye Watkins.

Author Claire Vaye Watkins

Video thumbnail: Dialogue In the Spotlight: Walter Robinson

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In the Spotlight: Walter Robinson

Marcia Franklin talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and editor Walter Robinson.

In the Spotlight: Walter Robinson

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Author Jamaica Kincaid

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Author Jamaica Kincaid

Marcia Franklin talks with author Jamaica Kincaid about her life and work.

Author Jamaica Kincaid

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Kati Marton

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Kati Marton

Marcia Franklin talks with author Kati Marton.

Kati Marton

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 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 Thomas Cahill

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Thomas Cahill

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

Thomas Cahill

Video thumbnail: Dialogue S.C. Gwynne

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S.C. Gwynne

Marcia Franklin talks with author S.C. Gwynne.

S.C. Gwynne

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Amy Waldman

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Amy Waldman

Marcia Franklin talks with author Amy Waldman.

Amy Waldman

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Alexandra Fuller

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Alexandra Fuller

Marcia Franklin talks with author Alexandra Fuller.

Alexandra Fuller

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Firoozeh Dumas

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Firoozeh Dumas

A discussion with Iranian-born humorist Firoozeh Dumas.

Firoozeh Dumas

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 Journalist Robert MacNeil

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Journalist Robert MacNeil

Discussion with veteran journalist and author Robert MacNeil.

Journalist Robert MacNeil

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 Voices in the Ocean: Susan Casey

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Voices in the Ocean: Susan Casey

Marcia Franklin talks with author Susan Casey.

Voices in the Ocean: Susan Casey

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Naomi Shihab Nye

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Naomi Shihab Nye

Marcia Franklin talks with poet Naomi Shihab Nye.

Naomi Shihab Nye

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Colum McCann

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Colum McCann

Marcia Franklin talks with author Colum McCann.

Colum McCann

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Creating 'Game of Thrones,' Part One

Marcia Franklin talks with David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, the creators of "Game of Thrones."

Creating 'Game of Thrones,' Part One

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Author Helen Macdonald

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Author Helen Macdonald

Falconer Helen Macdonald discusses her award-winning book “H is for Hawk.”

Author Helen Macdonald

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Investigative Journalist Jane Mayer

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Investigative Journalist Jane Mayer

Investigative journalist Jane Mayer discusses her book “Dark Money.”

Investigative Journalist Jane Mayer

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

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Creating 'Game of Thrones,' Part Two

Marcia Franklin talks with David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, the creators of "Game of Thrones."

Creating 'Game of Thrones,' Part Two

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Playwright Ayad Akhtar

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Playwright Ayad Akhtar

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar discusses the themes of his works.

Playwright Ayad Akhtar

Video thumbnail: Dialogue Author Louisa Thomas

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Author Louisa Thomas

Louisa Thomas discusses her book "Louisa: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams."

Author Louisa Thomas