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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.

Nov 27, 2022

Host Marcia Franklin talks with political scientist Yascha Mounk about identity, political divides and his outlook on America. Mounk is the author of several books, including “The People vs. Democracy,” “The Great Experiment,” and “Stranger in My Own Country.”  The conversation was recorded at the 2022...


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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