To schedule a speaking event with Fred Kaplan, please contact:
65 E. 55th Street,
New York, NY 10022
7pm, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, Memorial Union Great Hall (to discuss “Cyber-Sabotage: The History and Politics of Russian-American Hacking")
“The Gist, with Mike Pesi,” Slate’s podcast (to talk about Trump’s cruise-missile strike on Syria) Listen!
“Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC (to discuss Trump and Syria, probes of Russian connections, and shuffles at the NSC) Listen!
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)
Comedy Cellar, “Live from America” podcast (to discuss Russia, Trump, etc.) Listen!
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC, 10am (to discuss Trump) Live in the Green Space, broadcast
and live-streamed on thegreenspace.org.Listen or Watch!
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC, 10am (to discuss confirmation hearings of Trump’s Cabinet nominees)Listen!
“The Gist, with Mike Pesca,” Slate podcast (to talk about the Trump dossier and the Tillerson hearings)Listen!
“AC360,” CNN (to talk about Trump and nuclear weapons)
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC (to talk about Trump and nuclear weapons)Listen!
“Weekend,” BBC World Service (to discuss Rex Tillerson’s nomination as secretary of state)Listen!
“Brian Lehrer Show,” WNYC-FM (to talk about President-elect Trump and world leaders)Listen!
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) Listen!
Jazz Standard, 7:30pm -
Brooke Gladstone and I report on election results in between tunes performed by Ted Nash’s Presidential Suite big band
San Diego Jewish Book Fair, 7pm - Brooke Gladstone interviews me about Dark Territory - David & Dorothea Garfield Theater, 405 Executive Drive, La Jolla, California
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
US Army Cyber Institute, CyCon US, International Conference on Cyber Conflict, 1:10pm - panel with Kim Zetter - 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, DC
China Forum, 11:30am - panel on Chinese cyber espionage - 300 New Jersey Ave., NW, Washington, DC
Qualys Security Conference - Keynote speaker on cyber security - Mandalay Bay North Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada
1:40pm - Colorado Academy, 3800 South Pierce Street, Denver, Colorado
12:50 - Modern War Institute, U.S. Military Academy, West Point [to discuss cyber war] Watch!
Noon, Brooklyn Book Fair, Noon [on a panel to discuss cyber-war and -security] Watch!
Brooklyn Law School Moot Courtroom, 250 Joralemon Street
“Brian Lehrer Show,” WNYC [to discuss Syria, US-Russia relations, hacking] Listen!
Noon, The Lotus Club [to discuss Dark Territory - members only]
Brian Lehrer show, WNYC-Radio [to discuss the NBC Clinton-Trump “commander-in-chief” forum] Listen!
10:05 (PT) - Gil Gross show, Talk 910 AM, San Francisco [to discuss ISIS and the truck-killer in Nice, France]
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC [to discuss Hillary Clinton's email] Listen!
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
Steptoe & Johnson LLP Cyberlaw podcast Listen!
6:30pm, New York Public Library, Mid-Manhattan Branch, 455 Fifth Avenue, NYC
11pm, “Mr Robot Decoded,” USA Network
[as a talking head on a documentary preceding the premier of “Mr Robot,” Season 2]
5-7pm, Hoover Institution, 1399 New York Ave, N.W., #500, Washington DC - Book Soiree [to talk about Dark Territory]
“The Wright Show,” Bloggingheads.tv [interview about Dark Territory] Watch!
Keynote speaker, Hollywood IT Society convention, Sheraton Universal Hotel, Los Angeles
CNN, “Connect the World with Becky Anderson”
[to talk about the NY Times Magazine profile of White House adviser Ben Rhodes]
WBAI-FM, “The Personal Computer Show,” 8pm [to talk about Dark Territory]
NPR, “All Things Considered” [to discuss Obama’s military policy in Iraq] Listen!
Gil Roth’s “Virtual Memories” podcast [to talk about Dark Territory] Listen!
CNN, “GPS with Fareed Zakaria” [to talk about Dark Territory] Watch!
PRI, “Innovation Hub” [to talk about Dark Territory and the government-telecom nexus] Listen!
“Kick Ass Politics” podcast [to talk about Dark Territory] Listen!
PBS “News Hour” [to talk about the Apple v FBI case]
“Weekend All Things Considered,” NPR [to talk about Dark Territory] Listen!
“Weekend,” BBC World Service [to talk about Dark Territory]
Brian Lehrer show, WNYC [to talk about Apple v FBI and the Justice Dept. indictment of Iranian hackers] Listen!
Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs, 4:30pm [to talk about Dark Territory]
“Fresh Air with Terry Gross,” NPR. Listen!
“Book TV,” C-Span 2, 5:00pm (EDT)
(March 7 New America Foundation conversation televised) Watch!
Council on Foreign Relations, 58 East 68th Street, NYC, 5:30pm, [to talk about Dark Territory] Watch!
“Marketplace,” American Public Media (NPR stations) [to talk about Dark Territory] Listen!
“Slate Culture Gabfest” (podcast) Listen!
“Knowledge@Wharton,” Sirius/XM Radio, 10:30am
“Coast to Coast AM,” Premiere Radio Network, 1:00am (ET) [to discuss Dark Territory]
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] Listen!
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] Listen!
“Power Lunch,” CNBC [to discuss Dark Territory]
Council on Foreign Relations, 1777 F Street, NW, DC, 6pm, Members only [to talk about Dark Territory] Watch!
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]
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC, 11:20am [to discuss Dark Territory] Listen!
HuffPost Live, 2pm [to discuss Dark Territory] Watch!
World Affairs Council, 312 Sutter Street, 2nd floor, San Francisco, 6:30pm [to discuss Dark Territory] Watch!
Floor event, Veracode booth, RSA conference, Convention Center, San Francisco, Noon
[to talk about Dark Territory: the Secret History of Cyber War]
"Bloomberg West," Bloomberg TV, 3pm (Pacific Time) [to discuss Apple, FBI, & Dark Territory] Watch!
Gil Gross show, KKSF Talk, 910-AM, San Francisco, 11:30am (Pacific Time) [to discuss Dark Territory]
“On the Media,” NPR stations [to discuss the Apple v FBI battle] Listen!
“Brian Lehrer Show,” WNYC Radio, 10:30am [to discuss Syria] Listen!
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC Radio, 10:50am [to talk about Obama's foreign policy] Listen!
“The Gist,” Slate podcast [talking about ISIS and Obama] Listen!
“Friday Roundtable,” Minnesota Public Radio [discussing ISIS, Syria, etc.] Listen!
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC, 10am [to discuss the terrorist attacks in Paris] Listen!
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC-Radio, 10 A.M. (to discuss Democrats’ debate and foreign policy) Listen!
The Village Underground, 130 W. 3rd Street, NYC, 7 PM
(panel to debate the Iran nuclear deal, against Alan Dershowitz, among others) Watch!
Gil Gross show, Talk 910, San Francisco
[about Jeb Bush's foreign policy speech]
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] Watch!
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC (to discuss Obama's decision to send more troops to Iraq) Listen!
Moderator, New America Foundation panel on the Iran nuclear deal, 6:30pm, Civic Hall, 156 Fifth Avenue, New York City.
"The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell," MSNBC (to discuss the Iran nuclear deal) Watch!
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC (to talk about Middle East and Iran nuclear talks) Listen!
"On the Media" podcast, "On House of Cards," Season 3, Episode 5. Listen!
"On the Media's" podcast, "On House of Cards," Season 3, Episode 3. Listen!
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC, 10:00am
(To talk about Obama's request for authorization to use force against ISIS)
"The Gist" (Slate podcast with Mike Pesca) Listen!
[To talk about Obama's National Security Strategy paper]
"To the Point," KCRW/PRI Radio, 2:30pm (Eastern Time) [to talk about the Iranian nuclear talks]
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]
BBC Radio, World News (to talk about Ukraine and NATO)
"All Things Considered," NPR (talking about Charlie Haden) Listen!
BBC, "World Have Your Say" (to discuss Iraq)
CNN, "Newsroom" (to discuss the Iraq crisis) Watch!
"The Gist with Mike Pesca," Slate Podcast (to discuss the Iraq crisis) Listen!
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC Radio, 10:25am (to discuss President Obama's West Point speech). Listen!
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)
"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]
Wisconsin Public Radio, 7:30-8:00 AM, Central Time
[to talk about Ukraine]
CNN (around 4:50pm, Eastern Time)
[to talk with Anderson Cooper about Ukraine]
"Gil Gross Show," KKPF-AM, San Francisco
[to talk about Ukraine]
"The VICE Podcast," vice.com [debating ACLU's Ben Wizner about Edward Snowden] Watch!
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC FM, 10am [to discuss Snowden] Listen!
PRI/BBC, "The World" [to discuss Snowden and clemency] Listen!
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC-FM, 10am (to talk about Iran nuclear agreement) Listen!
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC, 10:50-11:10am (to discuss Obama's speech on Syria)Listen!
"World Have Your Say," BBC World Service [to talk about Syria] Listen!
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC-FM, New York (to discuss Bradley Manning sentencing) Listen!
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC, 10am (to talk about Bradley Manning verdict) Listen!
"Washington Journal," C-Span, 9:15-10:00am (to talk about drones). Watch!
Bryant Park Reading Room (W. 42nd St., btw. 5th & 6th Avenues, New York City), 7-8:30pm
(to discuss The Insurgents)
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC, 10:06-10:30am Listen!
(about NSA surveillance)
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC, 10:00-10:30am Listen!
(with Steve Coll, to talk about Bradley Manning and press leaks)
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC, 10:40am
(to talk about Syria)Listen!
Cato Institute, 1000 Massachusetts Ave., Washington, DC, 12:30-2:30pm. Watch!
[to discuss, sell and sign copies of The Insurgents]
"HuffPost Live," 2:30-3:00 [the Iraq war, 10 years after] Watch!
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC-FM, New York, 10am. (To talk about the sequester and the defense budget.) Listen!
C-Span, "BookTV," 8:45pm (repeated February 10, 2pm) Watch!
[Broadcast of my Jan. 31 talk in Louisville]
"Here and Now," 1pm, WFPL (NPR affiliate), Louisville, Kentucky. Listen!
Louisville Free Public Library, 301 York St., Louisville, Kentucky, 7pm.
"The War Room with Jennifer Graham," Current TV, 6pm.
"Fresh Air," NPR Listen!
"Kathleen Dunn Show," Wisconsin Public Radio, 10am (CST).
"The NY Times Up Close," NY1 (Time-Warner NYC, Ch. 1), 10pm (repeated Jan. 27, 10am).
"Morning Edition," NPR Listen!
Politics & Prose,
7:00pm, 5015 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC
New America Foundation NYC, 6:30-8:30pm, 199 Lafayette Street, Suite 3B, New York CityListen!
"The Public Eye," WICN (NPR affiliate, Massachusetts), 10:00pm..
Barnes & Noble Upper West Side, 7:00pm, Broadway & 82nd Street,
New York City
"Armstrong & Getty Show," KSTE, San Francisco & Sacramento, 8am (PST).
"Roundtable Morning Show," WAMC, Albany, NY, 10:05am Listen!
"The McGraw Show," KTRS, St. Louis, MO, 10:00am (CST)
"Colorado's Morning Show," 9:30am (MST)
"Brian Lehrer," WNYC, New York, 11:05am Listen!
"Kilmeade and Friends," Fox Radio, 10:30am
"Lanigan & Malone Morning Show," Cleveland, OH.
"Tron in the Morning," KCMN, Denver, CO.
WRKF, Baton Rouge, LA.
"Slate's Political Gabfest" (discussion of The Insurgents begin at 40:54) Listen!
"Starting Point with Soledad O'Brien," CNN, 8:50am Read Transcript! Watch!
"Viewpoint with Eliot Spitzer," Current TV, 8:45pm. Watch Excerpt!
"Morning Joe," MSNBC, 8:15am. Watch!
"Tonight with Piers Morgan," CNN (Wolf Blitzer hosting), 9:45pm.
"Talk of the Nation," NPR [about Petraeus' resignation] Listen!|
"Erin Burnett Out Front," CNN [about Petraeus' resignation] Watch!
"Good Morning, America," ABC-TV [talking about Petraeus' resignation]
BBC World Service [about Petraeus' resignation] Listen!
"Erin Burnett OutFront," CNN [about Petraeus' resignation]
Watch Segment One
Watch Segment Two
"On the Media," NPR - interview about the Cuban missile crisis (repeat of 2002 broadcast)
(Check onthemedia.org for the date and time in your area)
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC (talking about Romney's foreign-policy speech)Listen!
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC, (talking about Libya and Egypt) Listen!
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC, 11am (to talk about war and the military-industrial complex). Listen!
Public Radio International, "To the Point" (talking about the future of warfare)
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC, 10:30am (to talk about the US pullout from Iraq).Listen!
"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. Watch!
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC-FM (talking about the 9/11 anniversary).Listen!
"The World," Public Radio International (talking about Afghanistan) Listen!
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC-FM (talking about Afghanistan) Listen!
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC Radio (talking about Bin Laden and Afghanistan) Listen!
"Hardball with Chris Matthews," MSNBC Read the Transcript
"Barbara Simpson Show," KSFO, 560 AM, San Francisco, 6:00 pm Pacific Time.Listen!
CBS-TV, "Sunday Morning" (check local listings for times)
"Rick Sanchez Show," CNN Watch Excerpt!
"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)
Leonard Lopate Show, WNYC-FM, New York, 1:20-1:40 pm
(to talk about nuclear weapons and the military budget) Listen!
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC, 10:05 am (discussion about military drones)
"The Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC Radio (interview about the Times Square car bomber)
"Morning Joe," MSNBC-TV (~8:40 a.m.) Watch!
"Morning Edition," NPR (on both shows, to talk about Secretary of Defense Robert Gates) Listen!
"The Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC Radio, ~10:00 am (interview about Obama and Iraq)
Cornell University, Call Auditorium, Kennedy Hall, 4:30 pm (debate on Obama's foreign policy with Max Boot)
"The Leonard Lopate Show," WNYC-FM, New York, 1:00-1:30 pm Listen!
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 Watch!
"The Patt Morrison Show," KPCC-FM, Pasadena, Ca., 2:00 pm, Pacific Time
"On the Media," NPR - interview about the Cuban missile crisis (repeat of 2002 broadcast) Listen and Read Transcript!
"Monday Night Jazz with Rusty Hassan," WPFW-FM, Washington, DC, 8:30-9:00 pm
"The Diane Rehm Show," NPR, July 14, 11:00 am - Noon. Listen!
Politics & Prose Bookstore, 5015 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington,
DC, 7:00-8:30 pm
WPTF, Raleigh, N.C., 8:10 am
"Morning News," WJBO, Baton Rouge, LA, 8:20 am
WKBN, Youngstown, OH, 8:50 am
"Saturday Morning with Kim Hill," Radio New Zealand (5:10 pm, US East Coast time; 9:10 am, July 18, New Zealand time)
CBS-TV, "Sunday Morning," (click here for the air time in your city)
Postponed due to Walter Cronkite memorial - Finally Broadcast January 3, 2010
"Jamie Allman in the Morning," KFTK-FM, St. Louis, 8:25 am (Central Time)
"Today," BBC-4 Radio
July 25 & 26
C-Span "Book TV" (see June 24 entry) Watch!
"Weekly Signal," KUCI, Irvine, Cal., 8:30 am (Pacific Time)
WVLK Radio, Lexington, Ky., 1 pm (ET)
KCUR-FM, Kansas City, Mo., 11 am to Noon (Central Time) Listen!
"Think," KERA-FM, Dallas, Tx. 1-2 pm (Central Time)
AARP Radio / Prime Time RadioListen!
"Washington Journal," C-Span, 9-10 am (Eastern Time)Watch!
KPFA, Berkeley, Ca., 3 pm (Pacific time)
WYPR, (NPR affiliate), Baltimore, Md., 1-2 pm (Eastern time)
"Midday," Minnesota Public Radio, Noon (broadcast of July 1 talk at the Aspen Ideas Festival)
"The Tavis Smiley Show," PBS [check local listings for air time]Watch!
92nd Street Y, New York, N.Y., 7:00 pm
Villanova Theater, Vasey Hall, Villanova University, Villanova, PA, 8 pm
"Talk-back" session after performance of Edward Albee's The Zoo Story
NPR, Michael Feldman's Whad'Ya Know? (Check local listings for air time.) Listen!
"Conversations with Allan Wolper," WBGO-FM, Newark, N.J.Listen!
December 5 & 6
"On the Media," NPR - discussing my Slate columns on Afghanistan [check local listings for date and time]
"Morning Meeting with Dylan Ratigan," MSNBC, ~9:30 a.m. (Eastern Time)