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For more than 25 years, host Marcia Franklin has recorded "Conversations That Matter" with some of the world's most noted writers and thinkers — from historians to humorists, from politicians to pundits, from jurists to journalists — for her series "Dialogue" on Idaho Public Television.

May 22, 2022

 

As part of the events in 2016 surrounding the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, Dialogue host Marcia Franklin talks with Professor Eric Rasmussen of the University of Nevada, Reno. Rasmussen, the chair of the English department at UNR, is a pre-eminent Shakespeare scholar and an expert on the...


Jan 23, 2022

In this extra segment, host Marcia Franklin continues her discussion with Holocaust survivor Marion Blumenthal Lazan, focusing on the changes that have taken place in Germany since World War II, and her thoughts on Israel. Originally Aired: 09/05/13


Jan 23, 2022

Host Marcia Franklin talks with Holocaust survivor Marion Blumenthal Lazan about her experiences in several concentration camps, including Bergen-Belsen, and her life educating others about how to prevent such a tragedy from occurring again. Lazan is the co-author of a young adult book about her experiences called...


Oct 10, 2021

Marcia Franklin talks with renowned architect Jeanne Gang about her work and architectural philosophy. Gang, the founder of Studio Gang in Chicago, is known for her innovative use of materials and approach to architecture. She was awarded a prestigious MacArthur Fellowship for her work.

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Jun 20, 2021

Marcia Franklin talks with David Miliband, president of the International Rescue Committee, about the causes of the world's worst refugee crisis since World War II, the challenges involved, and how he thinks the U.S. should help. As of 2020, there are an estimated 80 million people displaced from their homes as a...