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Chatting Up A Storm - Claudia Cragg

Feb 28, 2018

Claudia Cragg (@KGNUClaudia for @KGNU) speaks here with Susan Jacoby about her new book, “The Age of American Unreason,” in which she asserts that “America is now ill with a powerful mutant strain of intertwined ignorance, anti-rationalism and anti-intellectualism.”

For more than a decade, Jacoby says,...


Feb 26, 2018

Claudia Cragg (@KGNUClaudia for @KGNU) speaks here with historian Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz (@rdunbaro)on her new book, 'Loaded', which Kirkus Reviews calls "a provocative cultural analysis arguing that the Second Amendment and white supremacy are inextricably bound."

"Though some argue that the Second Amendment is necessary...


Feb 20, 2018

The debate over why the Vietnam War went so wrong still rages as we reach its 50th anniversary. But as Max Boot argues in THE ROAD NOT TAKEN, one figure looms especially large as a symbol the war’s many missed opportunities: Edward Lansdale.  

Claudia Cragg (@KGNUClaudia) speaks here for @KGNU with Senior Fellow at...


Feb 19, 2018

Claudia Cragg (@KGNU @KGNUClaudia) speaks here with Harvard Professor Martin Puchner (@martin_puchner) on his latest book, The Written World. This is the story of how literature has shaped world history in sixteen acts, from Alexander The Great and the Iliad to Do Quixote and Harry Potter.

As Puchner has been...


Feb 17, 2018

Here, Claudia Cragg (@KGNUClaudia, for @KGNU) speaks with Lisa M Stulberg (@LisaStulberg),associate professor, sociology of education, at New York University's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Developmentabout her latest book, LGBTQ Social Movements .

In recent years, there has been substantial...