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Conversations with History

The Conversations with History Series features over 500 one-hour interviews conducted by host Harry Kreisler, who is the Executive Director of the Institute of International Studies at the University of California at Berkeley. For the past 40 years Kreisler has interviewed prestigious political figures, historians, intellectuals, scientists, artists, UC-Berkeley faculty, and many more interesting people from around the world. The topics often revolve around international politics, foreign policy, and global history. Kreisler always starts the interviews with asking questions about the interviewee's background and what led them to the become the person they are. These interviews are all available to watch on YouTube, and many of them are available on MP3 audio download through the UCTV website. We've selected over 80 interviews to be featured here from some of the most prestigious guests that have graced the stage of the Conversations with History.


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by Eric Foner
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Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Pulitzer Prize winning historian Eric Foner for a discussion of his book, "The Fiery Trial."

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by Philip C. Bobbitt
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Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Columbia law professor Philip C. Bobbitt for a discussion of his new book on Machiavelli, "The Garments of Court and Palace."

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by James Mattis
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Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes General James Mattis (U.S. Marine Corp. ret.), former Head of Central Command for a discussion of his military career.

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by Noam Chomsky
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Noam Chomsky speaks about his life and work.

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by Oliver Stone
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Oliver Stone speaks about his life and work.

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by Niall Ferguson
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Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Harvard historian Niall Ferguson for a discussion of his new book, "The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World."

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by Robert McNamara
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Robert McNamara speaks about his life and work.

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by Robert Pape
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Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes political scientist Robert A. Pape for a discussion of how social science can help us understand suicide terrorism.

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by Paul Ekman
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Psychologist Paul Ekman joins Harry Kreisler to talk about his scientific work on the human face. They discuss what is now known about the role of the face in human emotions and the implications of these insights for human communication, self understanding and national security.

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by Daniel Ellsberg
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Host Harry Kreisler is joined by activist and strategic analyst Daniel Ellsberg, a key figure in the public protest to halt the Vietnam War.

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