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May 29
The Ballpark Podcast, The Phelan US Centre, London School of Economics (to talk about the bomb, etc.) ListenListen!

April 30
Panel, “Is the Risk of Nuclear War Increasing?” The Phelan US Centre, London School of Economics ListenListen!

(I start at 23:50)

February 27
Slate’s What Next podcast (to discuss 2nd anniversary of the war in Ukraine) ListenListen!

February 9
“We’re All Gonna Die Radio” podcast (to talk about the new nuclear ICBM) ListenListen!

January 30
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC (to talk about the US role in the Middle East) ListenListen!

January 9
CNN, “Erin Burnett OutFront” (to talk about SecDef’s Austin disappearance) Watch!Watch!

January 7
BBC World Service Radio (talking about the State adept’s Music Diplomacy Initiative, 43 minutes into the broadcast)ListenListen!

January 3
“What Next,” Slate podcast (to discuss the war in Ukraine) ListenListen!

"Brian Lehrer Show,” WNYC (on the Israel-Hamas war) ListenListen!


December 18

Acoustic Sounds YouTube Channel
(conversation with Donald Fagen and others about the making and reissue of Steely Dan’s Aja) Watch!Watch!

October 25
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC (to talk about Israel-Hamas war) ListenListen!

October 9
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC (to discuss was in Israel) ListenListen!

September 20
“The Briefing,” XM-Sirius (to talk about the UN General Assembly and the war in Ukraine) ListenListen!

July 25
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC (to discuss Oppenheimer and Barbie) ListenListen!

June 15
Speech, Fairfax Public Library, “Washington and the World,” 7:30-8:45. Free virtual program via Zoom. Watch!Watch!

May 30
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC (to talk about US-China relations, Ukraine, Memorial Day, and Henry Kissinger’s dark legacy)

March 29
Speech, “Past and Future Cold Wars: Lessons for Winners and Losers,” American Academy in Berlin Watch!Watch!

February 20
“Central Time,” Wisconsin Public Radio (to talk about the China balloon panic)

February 16
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC (discussing Ukraine) ListenListen!

January 10
Robert Wright’s Blogginheads TV website: debate with Wright on Ukraine and US foreign policyWatch!Watch!


December 14
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC (to discuss the US military budget)ListenListen!

November 30
WhatNext - Slate podcast (talking about why it’s not yet time for diplomacy in Ukraine) ListenListen!

October 18
Keynote speaker, CEO Global Leaders Forum, Washington, DC (talking about Russia and Ukraine)

September 23
Acoustics Sounds YouTube Channel
(conversation with Donald Fagen and Chad Kassem about the new UHQR vinyl reissue of Steely Dan LPs)

September 20
Interview with Owen Bennett-Jones, “New Books Network” (about nuclear weapons and nuclear war)ListenListen!

September 14
Slate’s WhatNext podcast (to talk about the latest in the Ukraine war)ListenListen!

September 6
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC (to discuss Trump’s classified documents, Gorbachev’s legacy, Jared Kushner’s book)ListenListen!

July 20
BBC, interviewed on Sideways episode on “The Nuclear Reckoning, Part 2: War Games in the Pink Tower” ListenListen!

July 1
Commentaries from the Edge, Apple podcast (to discuss Ukraine). ListenListen!

June 24
Times of London podcast (to discuss North Korean missile tests)

June 10
Michael Medved podcast (to discuss January 6 hearings)

April 28
American Academy in Rome (panel discussion on war and the media, with Brooke Gladstone and Mark Hanna)
Excerpted for the Eurasia Group’s “None of the Above Podcast.” ListenListen!

April 9
BBC Weekend (commentary on Ukraine - 32 minutes into the broadcast) ListenListen!

March 22
Slate, “WhatNext” podcast (to talk about the stalemate in Ukraine)ListenListen!

NBC Now, Mehdi Hasan Show (to talk about Ukraine)Watch!Watch!

March 18
NPR, Morning Edition (to talk about Ukraine and nuclear weapons)ListenListen!

March 17
NBC Now with Joshua Johnson (to talk about Russian media)

March 10
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC (to talk about Ukraine)ListenListen!

February 28
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC Public Radio (to talk about Ukraine and Russia nukes) ListenListen!

February 27
Slate podcast, “What Next" (to talk about Ukraine) ListenListen!

February 26
CBS News Radio, “America Changed Forever” (to talk about Ukraine) ListenListen!

February 11
“Live from the Table,” Comedy Cellar podcast [to talk about Ukraine] (starts at 38:00) Watch!Watch!

February 9
Chief Executives Organization webinar on Ukraine

February 1
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC (to discuss the Ukraine crisis) ListenListen!


December 20
Slate podcast “WhatNext” (talking about Putin and Ukraine) ListenListen!

December 14
Apple News (about the defense budget) ListenListen!

October 20
WNYC, “On the Media” (to talk about the life of Colin Powell) ListenListen!

October 19
“What Next,” Slate podcast (talking about the life of Colin Powell) ListenListen!

September 21
“What Next” Slate podcast (to talk about Woodward’s new book) ListenListen!

September 17
“New Day,” CNN (to discuss Gen. Milley, nuclear launch authority, and Woodward’s new book) Watch!Watch!

September 10
“This Week,” ABC (Australia) — talking about the 20th anniversary of 9/11 ListenListen!

August 31
Notre Dame University, International Security Center (via Zoom) — to talk about The Bomb Watch!Watch! ListenListen!

August 17
Slate’s “What Next” podcast (to discuss the pullout from Afghanistan) ListenListen!

August 16
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC (to discuss the pullout from Afghanistan) ListenListen!

June 28
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC (to talk about U.S. air strikes on Iran-backed militias in Iraq and Syria)ListenListen!

June 16
“Brian Lehrer Show,” WNYC (to talk about the Biden-Putin summit) ListenListen!

April 30
“Truth, Dissent, & the Legacy of Daniel Ellsberg,” conference at University of Massachusetts, Amherst; panelist on nuclear weapons, with Ellsberg, Beatrice Finn, and Zia Mian (via Zoom)

April 15
Panelist, Florida Center for Cybersecurity, Great Power Competition (Hybrid-Virtual) Conference Watch!Watch!

February 23, 2021
XVIII Airborne “Doomsday Clock” podcast ListenListen!

January 13
Council on Foreign Relations — Paul Warnke panel on the non-proliferation treaty Watch!Watch!

January 12
9:30pm — Lincoln Project TV, The Breakdown (to discuss Trump crimes and Biden’s foreign policy)WatchWatch!


December 21
Slate’s “What’s Next” podcast (talking about the SolarWinds hack) ListenListen!

December 16
“Background Briefing with Ian Masters,” KPFK-FM, Los Angeles (talking about the Russian hack of SolarWinds) ListenListen!

December 3
Slate’s “The Gist” podcast with Mike Pesca (talking about Trump’s final weeks) ListenListen!

November 10
WNYC, Brian Lehrer show (to discuss Trump’s final weeks) ListenListen!

November 3
Comedy Cellar Election Night Special (via Zoom), 8:45-9:00pm Watch!Watch!

October 29
“World Wars Podcast,” History Hit Network (to discuss The Bomb) ListenListen!

October 26
Danish Institute for Advanced Study, Virtual US Election Briefing — Presidential Leadership and the US Election (via Zoom)

September 28
“Fresh Air,” NPR (re-broadcast of 1/27/20 interview about my book, The Bomb) ListenListen!

September 24
House Armed Services Strategic Forces Subcommittee (informal roundtable to discuss nuclear weapons)

September 16
MIT Strategic Studies Program Seminar (to discuss nuclear war plans) WatchWatch!

September 5
Norwegian Social Forum, Oslo (via Zoom), “Is Nuclear War Possible?” WatchWatch!

August 27
Slate’s “What Next” podcast [talking with guest host Ray Suarez about Trump’s incoherent and self-destructive foreign policy] ListenListen!

August 9
City Lights Bookstor — panel on the 75th anniversary of the Nagasaki A-bomb, via Zoom (I start at 10:59) Watch!

June 30
“The Evan Solomon Show,” CFRA Radio (Canada) [to discuss John Bolton’s memoir], 12:50pm

May 6
Project on Nuclear Issues Book Club, Center for Strategic and International Studies (via Zoom).

May 4
WhoWhatWhy “Viral News” podcast — National Security During the COVID crisis ListenListen!

April 29
Princeton University, Program on Science and Global Security (via Zoom)

April 8
Harvard University, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs (via Zoom) Watch VideoWatch!

March 10
“Science Salon,” with Michael Shermer Watch VideoWatch!

March 9
"C-Span 2 BookTV” (recorded at the Jimmy Carter Library) Watch!Watch!

March 3
Comedy Cellar’s “Live from the Table” podcast [talking about The Bomb and the election] ListenListen!

March 2
“Nukes of Hazard” podcast ListenListen!

March 1
“Hardcore History” [interviewed by Dan Carlin abut The Bomb] ListenListen!

February 27
“Central Time,” Wisconsin Public Radio, 3:05pm (CT) ListenListen!

February 21
Politics & Prose Bookstore, Washington, DC, 7:00pm
“Press Pool with Julie Mason,” Sirius-XM [to discuss The Bomb] ListenListen!

New America Foundation, DC, 10am

February 20
Nuclear Threat Institute, Washington, DC, 5:00pm

February 19
Jimmy Carter Library, Atlanta, 6:00pm

February 17
“Making Sense, with Sam Harris” [to discuss The Bomb] Listen!Listen!

“Background Briefing,” KPFK-FM, Los Angeles

February 14
“The 11th Hour, with Brian Williams,” MSNBC [to talk about Trump and nuclear weapons]

February 6
St. Louis County Library, 7:00pm

February 5
Chicago Council on Global Affairs, 5:30pm

February 4
“Deep State Radio” with David Rothkopf, Kori Schake, and Edward Luce Listen to the podcastListen!

Interview about The Bomb with The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Read the Transcript!
Interview about The Bomb with Ian Bremmer on his Eurasia Group Facebook page Watch the VideoWatch!

February 3
“The Sit-Down,” CBS Local Watch VideoWatch!

February 1
Randy Tobler Show, KPIK Radio, St. Louis

January 31
New York Times Book Review podcast [I talk with Pamela Paul about The Bomb] Listen!

January 30
Community Bookstore, Brooklyn, NY [talking with Brooke Gladstone about my book, The Bomb]

January 29
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC [to discuss The Bomb] Listen!

January 28
Slate’s “The Gist” podcast with Mike Pesca [to discuss The Bomb] Listen!

Michael Medved Show

January 27
“Fresh Air,” NPR [to discuss my new book, The Bomb] ListenListen!

January 7

BBC, Radio 4 [to discuss the 1988 US shoot-down of an Iranian passenger plane]
KGO Radio, San Francisco, Pat Thurston Show, 12pm PT [to discuss the Iran crisis] Listen!

January 4
Brian Lehrer show, WNYC [to discuss possible war with Iran]Listen!
Slate’s “What’s Next?” podcast [to discuss possible war with Iran] Listen!

January 3
Slate’s “The Gist,” with Mike Pesca [to discuss the possibility of war with Iran] Listen!

January 2

“The 11th Hour,” MSNBC [to discuss Trump’s assassination of Iran’s Quds commander]


December 12
Slate’s podcast, “What’s Next” [to discuss the Washington Post’s Afghanistan Papers] Listen!

September 18
Slate CultureFest podcast [discussing the photographer Robert Frank] Listen!

September 11
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC (with Heather Hurlburt and Bobby Ghosh), Listen!
discussing the legacy of 9/11 and the War on Terror

August 22
Brian Lehrer show, WNYC (to discuss Trump and Greenland) ListenListen!

August 9
Comedy Cellar podcast [talking about Trump, racism, etc] ListenListen!

May 28
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC [to discuss the Julian Assange indictments Listen!

February 25
WNYC, Brian Lehrer Show [to talk about Trump-Kim summit and Venezuela] Listen!

January 14
Slate’s “What Next” website (to discuss Pompeo, Bolton, Syria, and the mess that is U.S. foreign policy under Trump)


October 15
Richard Clarke’s “Future State” podcast (discussion of the new nuclear age). Listen!

May 10
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC (to talk about the cultural rebellions of 1958-59) Listen!

May 8
Slate’s realTrumpcast (to talk about Trump’s pullout from the Iran nuclear deal) Listen!

March 23
WNYC, Brian Lehrer Show (to talk about John Bolton) Listen!

March 22
Slate’s Trump Podcast with Jacob Weisberg (talking about John Bolton)Listen!

March 14
WNYC, Brian Lehrer Show (to talk about changes at State and CIA)Listen!

January 31
Slate’s “The Gist,” with Mike Pesca (to discuss North Korea crisis) Listen!


December 21
Slate’s Trumpcast (talking with Jacob Weisberg about Trump’s National Security Strategy) Listen!

November 20
“Colin McEnroe Show,” WNPR, Connecticut Public Radio, 1:25pm (to talk about Trump and nuclear weapons)

October 30
Comedy Cellar’s “Live from America” podcast Listen!

October 20
“Slate’s Trumpcast Podcast” (talking with Jacob Weisberg about Trump, the generals, North Korea, and Burma) ListenListen!

October 5
Keynote speaker, Latin American Congress on Bank Security, Quito, Ecuador

September 25
Keynote speaker, ACAMS conference on anti-money-laundering and finance-crime, Las Vegas

August 14
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC (to talk about Trump and North Korea)

July 9
MSNBC, 5pm (to discuss Putin, Trump, G20, and North Korea's missile test)

July 6
“Alter Family Politics,” Sirius-XM Radio, 10:15am (to discuss North Korea)

June 22
Keynote Speaker, SANS Institute DFIR (Digital Forensics & Incident Response) Summit & Training conference, Austin, Texas

May 24
Keynote speaker, 1st Annual Summit on Canadian Cybersecurity Education & Workforce, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

May 12
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC (to talk about Syria, Afghanistan, and North Korea) Listen!Listen!

April 18
7pm, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, Memorial Union Great Hall (to discuss “Cyber-Sabotage: The History and Politics of Russian-American Hacking") Watch!

April 7
“The Gist, with Mike Pesca,” Slate’s podcast (to talk about Trump’s cruise-missile strike on Syria) Listen!

April 6
“Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC (to discuss Trump and Syria, probes of Russian connections, and shuffles at the NSC) Listen!

March 9
7pm, University of Southern California, Bovard Auditorium, 3551 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA
(to discuss global politics and cyber wars with ret. Gen. David Petraeus)

March 1
Comedy Cellar, “Live from America” podcast (to discuss Russia, Trump, etc.) Listen!

February 21
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC, 10am (to discuss Trump) Live in the Green Space, broadcast and live-streamed on or Watch!

January 13
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC, 10am (to discuss confirmation hearings of Trump’s Cabinet nominees)ListenListen!

Januray 11
“The Gist, with Mike Pesca,” Slate podcast (to talk about the Trump dossier and the Tillerson hearings)ListenListen!


December 23
“AC360,” CNN (to talk about Trump and nuclear weapons)
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC (to talk about Trump and nuclear weapons)ListenListen!

December 17
“Weekend,” BBC World Service (to discuss Rex Tillerson’s nomination as secretary of state)ListenListen!

December 6
“Brian Lehrer Show,” WNYC-FM (to talk about President-elect Trump and world leaders)ListenListen!

November 18
Slate’s podcast, “The Gist,” with Mike Pesca (discussing whether Trump can give his family security clearances — and the implication of having The Family running policy) ListenListen!

November 8
Jazz Standard, 7:30pm - Brooke Gladstone and I report on election results in between tunes performed by Ted Nash’s Presidential Suite big band

November 6
San Diego Jewish Book Fair, 7pm - Brooke Gladstone interviews me about Dark Territory - David & Dorothea Garfield Theater, 405 Executive Drive, La Jolla, California

October 24
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 3:30pm - Talk on the history & politics of Russian-American hacking - FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium, 301 Pittsboro St., Chapel Hill, NC

October 22
US Army Cyber Institute, CyCon US, International Conference on Cyber Conflict, 1:10pm - panel with Kim Zetter - 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, DC

October 21
China Forum, 11:30am - panel on Chinese cyber espionage - 300 New Jersey Ave., NW, Washington, DC

October 13
Qualys Security Conference - Keynote speaker on cyber security - Mandalay Bay North Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada

September 27
1:40pm - Colorado Academy, 3800 South Pierce Street, Denver, Colorado

September 19
12:50 - Modern War Institute, U.S. Military Academy, West Point [to discuss cyber war] Watch!

September 18
Noon, Brooklyn Book Fair, Noon [on a panel to discuss cyber-war and -security] Watch!
Brooklyn Law School Moot Courtroom, 250 Joralemon Street

September 16
“Brian Lehrer Show,” WNYC [to discuss Syria, US-Russia relations, hacking] Listen!

September 15
Noon, The Lotus Club [to discuss Dark Territory - members only]

September 8
Brian Lehrer show, WNYC-Radio [to discuss the NBC Clinton-Trump “commander-in-chief” forum] Listen!

July 15
10:05 (PT) - Gil Gross show, Talk 910 AM, San Francisco [to discuss ISIS and the truck-killer in Nice, France]

July 7
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC [to discuss Hillary Clinton's email] Listen!

July 6
6:30pm, screening of Alex Gibney’s documentary Zero Day (on a panel afterward, with Gibney and others), Watch!
New America Foundation, 156 Fifth Ave., 2nd floor, NYC

June 29
Steptoe & Johnson LLP Cyberlaw podcast ListenListen!

June 27
6:30pm, New York Public Library, Mid-Manhattan Branch, 455 Fifth Avenue, NYC

June 20
11pm, “Mr Robot Decoded,” USA Network
[as a talking head on a documentary preceding the premier of “Mr Robot,” Season 2]

June 15
5-7pm, Hoover Institution, 1399 New York Ave, N.W., #500, Washington DC - Book Soiree [to talk about Dark Territory]

June 5
“The Wright Show,” [interview about Dark Territory] Watch!

May 25
Keynote speaker, Hollywood IT Society convention, Sheraton Universal Hotel, Los Angeles

May 12
CNN, “Connect the World with Becky Anderson”
[to talk about the NY Times Magazine profile of White House adviser Ben Rhodes]

May 11
WBAI-FM, “The Personal Computer Show,” 8pm [to talk about Dark Territory]

May 3
NPR, “All Things Considered” [to discuss Obama’s military policy in Iraq] listenListen!

April 27
Gil Roth’s “Virtual Memories” podcast [to talk about Dark Territory] listenListen!

April 24
CNN, “GPS with Fareed Zakaria” [to talk about Dark Territory] watch!Watch!

April 23
PRI, “Innovation Hub” [to talk about Dark Territory and the government-telecom nexus] listenListen!

April 8
“Kick Ass Politics” podcast [to talk about Dark Territory] listenListen!

March 29
PBS “News Hour” [to talk about the Apple v FBI case]

March 27
“Weekend All Things Considered,” NPR [to talk about Dark Territory] listenListen!

March 26
“Weekend,” BBC World Service [to talk about Dark Territory]

March 25
Brian Lehrer show, WNYC [to talk about Apple v FBI and the Justice Dept. indictment of Iranian hackers] listenListen!

March 24
Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs, 4:30pm [to talk about Dark Territory]

March 22
“Fresh Air with Terry Gross,” NPR. ListenListen!

March 20
“Book TV,” C-Span 2, 5:00pm (EDT) (March 7 New America Foundation conversation televised) watchWatch!

March 14
Council on Foreign Relations, 58 East 68th Street, NYC, 5:30pm, [to talk about Dark Territory] WatchWatch!

March 15
“Marketplace,” American Public Media (NPR stations) [to talk about Dark Territory] ListenListen!

“Slate Culture Gabfest” (podcast) ListenListen!

March 11
“Knowledge@Wharton,” Sirius/XM Radio, 10:30am

“Coast to Coast AM,” Premiere Radio Network, 1:00am (ET) [to discuss Dark Territory]

March 10
Community Bookstore, 143 7th Ave., Brooklyn, NY, 7pm [to talk about Dark Territory]

“The Gist with Mike Pesca,” Slate podcast [to talk about Dark Territory] ListenListen!

March 9
Slate/New America Foundation, Civic Hall, 156 5th Avenue, 2nd floor, NYC, 6:45pm Watch!
[interviewed by Steve Coll about Dark Territory]

“Stand Up! with Pete Dominick,” Sirius/XM Radio, 11am [to discuss Dark Territory] ListenListen!

“Power Lunch,” CNBC [to discuss Dark Territory]

March 8
Council on Foreign Relations, 1777 F Street, NW, DC, 6pm, Members only [to talk about Dark Territory] watchWatch!

March 7
Politics & Prose Bookstore, 5015 Connecticut Ave., NW, DC, 7pm [to talk about Dark Territory]

New America Foundation, 740 15h Street, NW, Suite 900, DC, 12:15pm [to talk about Dark Territory]

March 4
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC, 11:20am [to discuss Dark Territory] ListenListen!

HuffPost Live, 2pm [to discuss Dark Territory] ListenWatch!

March 2
World Affairs Council, 312 Sutter Street, 2nd floor, San Francisco, 6:30pm [to discuss Dark Territory] watchWatch!

Floor event, Veracode booth, RSA conference, Convention Center, San Francisco, Noon
[to talk about Dark Territory: the Secret History of Cyber War]

March 1
"Bloomberg West," Bloomberg TV, 3pm (Pacific Time) [to discuss Apple, FBI, & Dark Territory] watch videoWatch!

February 29
Gil Gross show, KKSF Talk, 910-AM, San Francisco, 11:30am (Pacific Time) [to discuss Dark Territory]

February 28
“On the Media,” NPR stations [to discuss the Apple v FBI battle] ListenListen!

February 16
“Brian Lehrer Show,” WNYC Radio, 10:30am [to discuss Syria] ListenListen!



December 22
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC Radio, 10:50am [to talk about Obama's foreign policy] ListenListen!

December 1
“The Gist,” Slate podcast [talking about ISIS and Obama] ListenListen!

November 20
“Friday Roundtable,” Minnesota Public Radio [discussing ISIS, Syria, etc.] ListenListen!

November 16
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC, 10am [to discuss the terrorist attacks in Paris] ListenListen!

October 15
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC-Radio, 10 A.M. (to discuss Democrats’ debate and foreign policy) ListenListen!

September 4
The Village Underground, 130 W. 3rd Street, NYC, 7 PM
(panel to debate the Iran nuclear deal, against Alan Dershowitz, among others) watchWatch!

August 12
Gil Gross show, Talk 910, San Francisco [about Jeb Bush's foreign policy speech] listenListen!

June 25
Stimson Center Conference Room, 1211 Connecticut Ave., NW, 8th floor, Washington, DC, 2:00-3:30pm
[speaking on a panel about the Iran nuclear talks] watchWatch!

June 11
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC (to discuss Obama's decision to send more troops to Iraq) listenListen!

May 11
Moderator, New America Foundation panel on the Iran nuclear deal, 6:30pm, Civic Hall, 156 Fifth Avenue, New York City.

April 3
"The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell," MSNBC (to discuss the Iran nuclear deal) watchWatch!

March 30
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC (to talk about Middle East and Iran nuclear talks) listenListen!

"On the Media" podcast, "On House of Cards," Season 3, Episode 5. listenListen!

March 19
"On the Media's" podcast, "On House of Cards," Season 3, Episode 3. listenListen!

February 13
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC, 10:00am listenListen!
(To talk about Obama's request for authorization to use force against ISIS)

February 10
"The Gist" (Slate podcast with Mike Pesca) listenListen!
[To talk about Obama's National Security Strategy paper]

January 9
"To the Point," KCRW/PRI Radio, 2:30pm (Eastern Time) [to talk about the Iranian nuclear talks]


October 21
2:00-4:00pm, Northeastern University, Alumni Center, 6th floor, 617 Columbus Place, Boston, Mass.
[speech: "America and the World in the Age of Obama," free, open to the public]

August 30
BBC Radio, World News (to talk about Ukraine and NATO)

July 11
"All Things Considered," NPR (talking about Charlie Haden) listen Listen!

June 18
BBC, "World Have Your Say" (to discuss Iraq)

June 12
CNN, "Newsroom" (to discuss the Iraq crisis) watchWatch!
"The Gist with Mike Pesca," Slate Podcast (to discuss the Iraq crisis) ListenListen!

May 29
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC Radio, 10:25am (to discuss President Obama's West Point speech). ListenListen!

May 27
New York Public Library, 42nd Street & 5th Avenue, 6-8pm.
(Panel, consisting of me and the other four finalists for the NYPL's Helen Bernstein Award for Excellence in Journalism, to discuss long-form journalism in the age of Twitter)

April 21
"Resolving the Missile Gap," The Clarke Forum for Contemporary Issues at Dickinson College, (Althouse Hall, Room 106, 45 North College, Carlisle PA  10703), 7:00- 9:00 PM [a panel on the Missile Gap's history]

March 6
Wisconsin Public Radio, 7:30-8:00 AM, Central Time [to talk about Ukraine]

March 5
CNN (around 4:50pm, Eastern Time) [to talk with Anderson Cooper about Ukraine]

March 4
"Gil Gross Show," KKPF-AM, San Francisco [to talk about Ukraine]

January 24
"The VICE Podcast," [debating ACLU's Ben Wizner about Edward Snowden] watchWatch!

January 8
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC FM, 10am [to discuss Snowden] ListenListen!

January 7
PRI/BBC, "The World" [to discuss Snowden and clemency] listenListen!


November 25
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC-FM, 10am (to talk about Iran nuclear agreement) listenListen!

September 11
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC, 10:50-11:10am (to discuss Obama's speech on Syria)listenListen!

September 2
"World Have Your Say," BBC World Service [to talk about Syria] listenListen!

August 21
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC-FM, New York (to discuss Bradley Manning sentencing) listen Listen!

July 31
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC, 10am (to talk about Bradley Manning verdict) listenListen!

July 3
"Washington Journal," C-Span, 9:15-10:00am (to talk about drones). watchWatch!

June 26
Bryant Park Reading Room (W. 42nd St., btw. 5th & 6th Avenues, New York City), 7-8:30pm
(to discuss The Insurgents)

June 13
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC, 10:06-10:30am listenListen!
(about NSA surveillance)

June 4
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC, 10:00-10:30am listenListen!
(with Steve Coll, to talk about Bradley Manning and press leaks)

April 29
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC, 10:40am (to talk about Syria)listenListen!

March 18
Cato Institute, 1000 Massachusetts Ave., Washington, DC, 12:30-2:30pm.watcj Watch!
[to discuss, sell and sign copies of The Insurgents]

March 7
"HuffPost Live," 2:30-3:00 [the Iraq war, 10 years after]watcj Watch!

March 1
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC-FM, New York, 10am. (To talk about the sequester and the defense budget.) listenListen!

February 9
C-Span, "BookTV," 8:45pm (repeated February 10, 2pm) watchWatch!
[Broadcast of my Jan. 31 talk in Louisville]

January 31
"Here and Now," 1pm, WFPL (NPR affiliate), Louisville, Kentucky. listenListen!
Louisville Free Public Library, 301 York St., Louisville, Kentucky, 7pm.

January 30
"The War Room with Jennifer Graham," Current TV, 6pm.

January 29
"Fresh Air," NPR listenListen!
"Kathleen Dunn Show," Wisconsin Public Radio, 10am (CST).

January 26
"The NY Times Up Close," NY1 (Time-Warner NYC, Ch. 1), 10pm (repeated Jan. 27, 10am).

January 24
"Morning Edition," NPR listenListen!

January 23
Politics & Prose, 7:00pm, 5015 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC

January 22
New America Foundation NYC, 6:30-8:30pm, 199 Lafayette Street, Suite 3B, New York CitylistenListen!

January 20
"The Public Eye," WICN (NPR affiliate, Massachusetts), 10:00pm..

January 15
Barnes & Noble Upper West Side, 7:00pm, Broadway & 82nd Street, New York City

January 14
"Armstrong & Getty Show," KSTE, San Francisco & Sacramento, 8am (PST).

January 11
"Roundtable Morning Show," WAMC, Albany, NY, 10:05am listenListen!

January 10
"The McGraw Show," KTRS, St. Louis, MO, 10:00am (CST)
"Colorado's Morning Show," 9:30am (MST)

January 9
"Brian Lehrer," WNYC, New York, 11:05am listenListen!

January 8
"Kilmeade and Friends," Fox Radio, 10:30am

January 7
"Lanigan & Malone Morning Show," Cleveland, OH.
"Tron in the Morning," KCMN, Denver, CO.
WRKF, Baton Rouge, LA.

January 4
"Slate's Political Gabfest" (discussion of The Insurgents begin at 40:54) watchListen!
"Starting Point with Soledad O'Brien," CNN, 8:50am read transcriptRead Transcript! watchWatch!

January 3
"Viewpoint with Eliot Spitzer," Current TV, 8:45pm. watchWatch Excerpt!
"Morning Joe," MSNBC, 8:15am. watchWatch!

January 2
"Tonight with Piers Morgan," CNN (Wolf Blitzer hosting), 9:45pm. read transcriptRead Transcript!


November 12
"Talk of the Nation," NPR [about Petraeus' resignation] ListenListen!|
"Erin Burnett Out Front," CNN [about Petraeus' resignation] WatchWatch!

November 11
"Good Morning, America," ABC-TV [talking about Petraeus' resignation]

November 10
BBC World Service [about Petraeus' resignation] ListenListen!

November 9
"Erin Burnett OutFront," CNN [about Petraeus' resignation]
watchWatch Segment One
watch Watch Segment Two

October 19-21
"On the Media," NPR - interview about the Cuban missile crisis (repeat of 2002 broadcast) ListenListen!
(Check for the date and time in your area)

October 9
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC (talking about Romney's foreign-policy speech)ListenListen!

September 14
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC, (talking about Libya and Egypt) ListenListen!

April 6
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC, 11am (to talk about war and the military-industrial complex). ListenListen!


December 23
Public Radio International, "To the Point" (talking about the future of warfare) ListenListen!

October 24
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC, 10:30am (to talk about the US pullout from Iraq).ListenListen!

September 26
"50th Anniversary: The Missile Gap Controversy," John F. Kennedy Library, Boston, Mass. A panel sponsored by the CiA Historians' Office, 1:30pm. A forum sponsored by the Kennedy Library, 5:30pm. watchWatch!

September 7
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC-FM (talking about the 9/11 anniversary).ListenListen!

July 21
"The World," Public Radio International (talking about Afghanistan) ListenListen!

June 8
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC-FM (talking about Afghanistan) ListenListen!

May 16
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC Radio (talking about Bin Laden and Afghanistan) ListenListen!

February 15
"Hardball with Chris Matthews," MSNBC ReadRead the Transcript

January 23
"Barbara Simpson Show," KSFO, 560 AM, San Francisco, 6:00 pm Pacific Time.ListenListen!



January 3
CBS-TV, "Sunday Morning" (check local listings for times)

February 8
"Rick Sanchez Show," CNN watchWatch Excerpt!
Read Transcript

February 13
"Paul H-O's Gallery Beat" web-TV show, Frederieke Taylor Gallery, 535 W. 22nd St., New York City, 2-5 pm (I'm on at 3:45)

April 8
Leonard Lopate Show, WNYC-FM, New York, 1:20-1:40 pm
(to talk about nuclear weapons and the military budget) ListenListen!

April 9
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC, 10:05 am (discussion about military drones)

May 5
"The Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC Radio (interview about the Times Square car bomber)

August 17
"Morning Joe," MSNBC-TV (~8:40 a.m.) watchWatch!
"Morning Edition," NPR (on both shows, to talk about Secretary of Defense Robert Gates) ListenListen!

September 1
"The Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC Radio, ~10:00 am (interview about Obama and Iraq)

October 18
Cornell University, Call Auditorium, Kennedy Hall, 4:30 pm (debate on Obama's foreign policy with Max Boot)



June 24
"The Leonard Lopate Show," WNYC-FM, New York, 1:00-1:30 pm listenListen!

Barnes & Noble, Park Slope, 267 Seventh Ave., Brooklyn, NY, 7:00-8:30 pm
("Book TV" on C-SPAN - Saturday, July 25 at 1:30 pm and 11:00 pm EST, and Sunday, July 26 at 6:00 pm EST.)

July 1 & 2
Moderator, panel on global insurgency, Aspen Ideas Festival WatchWatch!

July 3
"The Patt Morrison Show," KPCC-FM, Pasadena, Ca., 2:00 pm, Pacific Time

July 3
"On the Media," NPR - interview about the Cuban missile crisis (repeat of 2002 broadcast) ListenListen and Read Transcript!

July 6
"Monday Night Jazz with Rusty Hassan," WPFW-FM, Washington, DC, 8:30-9:00 pm

July 14
"The Diane Rehm Show," NPR, July 14, 11:00 am - Noon. listen Listen!

Politics & Prose Bookstore, 5015 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, DC, 7:00-8:30 pm

July 16
WPTF, Raleigh, N.C., 8:10 am

"Morning News," WJBO, Baton Rouge, LA, 8:20 am

WKBN, Youngstown, OH, 8:50 am

July 17
"Saturday Morning with Kim Hill," Radio New Zealand (5:10 pm, US East Coast time; 9:10 am, July 18, New Zealand time)

July 19
CBS-TV, "Sunday Morning," (click here for the air time in your city)
Postponed due to Walter Cronkite memorial - Finally Broadcast January 3, 2010

July 21
"Jamie Allman in the Morning," KFTK-FM, St. Louis, 8:25 am (Central Time)

July 25
"Today," BBC-4 Radio listenListen!

July 25 & 26
C-Span "Book TV" (see June 24 entry) watchWatch!

July 28
"Weekly Signal," KUCI, Irvine, Cal., 8:30 am (Pacific Time)

August 3
WVLK Radio, Lexington, Ky., 1 pm (ET)

August 4
KCUR-FM, Kansas City, Mo., 11 am to Noon (Central Time) listenListen!

"Think," KERA-FM, Dallas, Tx. 1-2 pm (Central Time)

August 11
AARP Radio / Prime Time RadiolistenListen!

August 14
"Washington Journal," C-Span, 9-10 am (Eastern Time)watchWatch!

August 17
KPFA, Berkeley, Ca., 3 pm (Pacific time)

WYPR, (NPR affiliate), Baltimore, Md., 1-2 pm (Eastern time)

August 24
"Midday," Minnesota Public Radio, Noon (broadcast of July 1 talk at the Aspen Ideas Festival)

September 3
"The Tavis Smiley Show," PBS [check local listings for air time]watchWatch!

September 16
92nd Street Y, New York, N.Y., 7:00 pm

October 1
Villanova Theater, Vasey Hall, Villanova University, Villanova, PA, 8 pm
"Talk-back" session after performance of Edward Albee's The Zoo Story

October 3
NPR, Michael Feldman's Whad'Ya Know? (Check local listings for air time.) listenListen!

October 21
"Conversations with Allan Wolper," WBGO-FM, Newark, N.J.ListenListen!

December 5 & 6
"On the Media," NPR - discussing my Slate columns on Afghanistan [check local listings for date and time]

December 8
"Morning Meeting with Dylan Ratigan," MSNBC, ~9:30 a.m. (Eastern Time)