Engaging, 5-star rated conversations with top minds in politics, technology, business, science, arts, and more. Listen at Apple Podcasts or Chris Riback’s Conversations.

Episode Examples

hero-leonnig-and-rucker-e1581099468754Philip Rucker & Carol Leonnig: A Very Stable Genius

Washington Post reporters discuss their No. 1 NYT Best Seller “A Very Stable Genius – Donald J. Trump’s Testing of America.”

Farrow-Ronan-c-Brigitte-Lacombe-1024x1024-800x500Ronan Farrow: War on Peace

The Pulitzer Prize winner discusses the shrinking — and militarization — of U.S. foreign policy.


tim-alberta__52050-e1564148200194Tim Alberta: How Trump Filled the GOP Leadership Vacuum

The GOP change has been swift, stark, and you might be led to believe, all because of one person: Donald Trump. But is that true?

lewis-michael-c-tabitha-soren_300dpiMichael Lewis: Who’s Running Our Government?

Lewis discusses his new book, The Fifth Risk, revealing truths that might seem funny if they weren’t so scary.

Maggie_Hassan_1600x900-e1544126499596Sen. Maggie Hassan: “No More Surprise Medical Bills”

Sen. Hassan (D-NH) discusses her new bill to protect patients from outrageous bills that suddenly land folks deep in medical debt.

bill-browder.png-800x500Bill Browder: Putin’s Public Enemy No. 1?

If you know his story already, you surely won’t mind hearing it again. It’s extraordinary. If you haven’t heard it before, get ready.

Goodwin_DorisKearns_ORIGINAL-e1537268802450-1024x639Doris Kearns Goodwin: Leadership in Turbulent Times

Goodwin draws upon Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, FDR, and LBJ to show how they first recognized leadership qualities within themselves and were recognized by others as leaders.

Live at Harvard: Midterm Elections Preview

Chris Riback hosts a panel discussion on the 2018 midterm elections at Harvard’s Kennedy School.

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