Daniel Lippman | Clinton School Presents

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Interview with Daniel Lippman, co-author of POLITICO's Playbook, for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue with the distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down with Daniel Lippman, a reporter for POLITICO and co-author of POLITICO's Playbook, the most indispensable morning newsletter for the biggest influencers in politics.  Before joining POLITICO, he was a fellow covering environmental news for E&E Publishing and a reporter for The Wall Street Journal in New York. He has also interned for McClatchy Newspapers and Reuters. During a stint freelancing in 2013, he traveled to the Turkish-Syrian border to cover the impact of the Syrian civil war for The Huffington Post and CNN.com.

Jeff Conyers | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Jeff Conyers for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down with Jeff Conyers, executive director of Dolly Parton's Imagination Library.  Since launching 20 years ago, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library has become the premier early childhood book-gifting program in the world, by mailing over 66 million books in Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Currently the program mails over 830,000 specially selected, age appropriate books monthly to registered children from birth to age five.

Michael Kammarman | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Michael Kammarman for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down with Michael Kammarman, press officer for the US Men’s National Soccer Team. In this edited conversation from his public program, he discusses the state of American soccer and his travels while working with the National team over the past 15 years.

Jacob Silverman | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Jacob Silverman for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down with Jacob Silverman, author of “Terms of Service: Social Media and the Price of Constant Connection" which crystalizes the current moment in technology and contemplates what is to come: our newly adopted view of daily life through the lens of what's share-worthy and the surveillance state operated by social media platforms to mine our personal data for advertising revenue.

Dan Schnur | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Dan Schnur for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down with Dan Schnur, one of California’s leading political and media strategists. He is the executive director of the Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics at the University of Southern California, where he works to motivate students to become involved in politics, government, and public service and teaches popular classes in politics, communications and leadership.

Henry Cisneros | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Henry Cisneros for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down with Henry Cisneros, former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). After leaving HUD in 1997, he became president and COO of Univision Communications, the Spanish-language broadcaster that has become the fifth most-watched television network in the nation.

Jonathan Martin | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Jonathan Martin for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down with Jonathan Martin, the national political correspondent for The New York Times. He is the co-author of the New York Times best seller “The End of the Line: Romney vs. Obama: The 34 Days That Decided the Election". Martin discusses the upcoming 2014 as well as 2016 elections.

Ashley Merryman | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Ashley Merryman for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down sat down with New York Times bestselling author, Ashley Merryman. She is the author of “Top Dog: The Science of Winning and Losing,” reveals the hidden factors behind every sort of win and loss — from bringing home a Gold in Olympic swimming to bombing the SAT.

Neera Tanden | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Neera Tanden for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Puplic Programs, sat down with Neera Tanden, President of the Center for American Progress. Tanden has served in the Obama and Clinton administrations, and was named one of the “Most Influential Women in Washington” by National Journal and recently recognized as one of Fortune magazine’s “Most Powerful Women in Politics.”

Alex Jones | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Alex Jones for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs sat down with Alex Jones, director of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy and Laurence M. Lombard lecturer in Press and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for journalism in 1987 while covering the press for the New York Times.

David Finkel | Clinton School Presents

Interview with David Finkel for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Finkel, to discuss his most recent book, the critically acclaimed “Thank You for Your Service,” chronicles the challenges faced by American soldiers and their families in the aftermath of war. The winner of the 2012 MacArthur Fellow, his previous best selling book, The Good Soliders, he embedded himself on the front lines of the US Surge during the Iraqi War.

Anne Ream | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Anne Ream for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs,sat down with Anne Ream, Chicago-based writer and the founder of the Voices and Faces Project, an award-winning new-media documentary initiative created to bring the stories of  survivors of gender-based violence to the attention of the public. She is author of the new book, "Lived Through This," which chronicles the stories of rape and sexual violence survivors.

Chad Griffin | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Chad Griffin for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down with Chad Griffin, president of the Human Rights Campaign, the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization. Griffin previously served as president of the American Foundation for Equal Rights and was the leading strategist behind the lawsuit that originally overturned Proposition 8, which barred same-sex couples from marrying in the state.

Betsy Fischer Martin | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Betsy Fischer Martin for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down with Betsy Fischer Martin, the senior executive producer of NBC's "Meet the Press" and managing editor of NBC News’ political programming.  Fischer Martin has produced "Meet the Press," which is the longest running television program in the world, since July 2002. A winner of multiple awards, she has produced interviews with U.S. Presidents, key Cabinet officials, heads of state and presidential candidates.

Collins Hemingway | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Collins Hemingway for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down with Collins Hemingway, former Microsoft marketing director and author of the book, “The Fifth Wave: A Strategic Vision for Mobile Internet Innovation, Investment and Return,” which explains the mobile internet revolution and how it will alter life, society and commerce. He wrote the book to help investors understand how to analyze and value technology and help businesses take advantage of the commercial opportunities within the mobile internet.

Josh Gerstein | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Josh Gerstein for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down with Josh Gerstein, White House Correspondent for Politico. A former White house correspondent during President Clinton and George W. Bush Administrations, Gerstein has covered the Obama White House extensively, specializing in legal and national security issues.

Mark Updegrove | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Mark Updegrove for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down with Mark Updegrove, director of the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum. Named one of the country’s best historians by CNN, Updegrove wrote Indomitable Will: LBJ in the Presidency which provides a portrait of LBJ through stories and recollections of those closest to him during his presidency

Josh Gottheimer | Clinton School Presents

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Interview with Josh Gottheimer for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down with Josh Gottheimer, co-author of a new book titled, "Power in Words: The Stories Behind Barack Obama's Speeches, From the State House to the White House," a history and analysis of President Barack Obama's most important pre-presidential speeches. A lawyer and former communications strategist for Ford Motor Co., Gottheimer was a speechwriter for President Bill Clinton and served as senior counselor to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski.

Allison Fine | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Allison Fine for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs sat down with Allison Fine, author of the book Networked Non-Profit, Connecting with Social Media to Drive Change," a guide for nonprofits to utilize social media and technology to become more effective and nimble in a highly-networked world.

Dan Menaker | Clinton School Presents

Interview with c for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down with author, Dan Menaker, to discuss his book "A Good Talk." He traces the history behind conversation and offers practical advice and tips for everyday communications.