This weblog complements the online archive and satellite television program, Conversations with History. Created in 1982, Conversations is an interview program that focuses on individuals and ideas that make a difference. There are more than three hundred interviews in video and transcript at http://globetrotter.berkeley.edu/conversations The interviewees are distinguished men and women from all over the world who talk about their lives and their work. Guests include diplomats, statesmen, and soldiers; economists and political analysts; scientists and historians; writers and foreign correspondents; activists and artists. The interviews span the globe and include discussion of political, economic, military, legal, cultural, and social issues shaping our world.
The interviews are also shown nationally on satellite television. Here is the schedule of upcoming broadcasts. http://uctv.tv/cwh/
This blog will provide an opportunity to comment on the interviews, offer insights, and link the interviews to discussion of contemporary affairs.