John Hechinger | Clinton School Presents

John Hechinger

Interview with John Hechinger, a senior editor at Bloomberg News, a 2011 finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Public Service, and a two-time winner for the George Polk Award for his reporting on education, 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 John Hechinger, author of True Gentleman: The Broken Pledge of America’s Fraternities, which takes readers deep into the world of fraternity culture, and reveals how profoundly that culture influences Wall Street, Main Street, and Washington.

Ryan Hampton | Clinton School Presents

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Interview with Ryan Hampton 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 Ryan Hampton, a recovery advocate. Nearly three years into recovery from a decade-long heroin addiction, Ryan Hampton is a prominent, leading face and voice of addiction and is changing the national dialog about addiction through social media. With content that reaches over 1 million people a week, Ryan has the largest following of any person in the addiction and recovery space. 

He was part of the core team that released the first-ever Surgeon General's report on addiction and was singled out by Forbes as a top social media entrepreneur in the recovery movement. Ryan connects a vast network of people who are passionate about ending the drug epidemic in America. His writing on recovery and addiction related issues regularly go viral in online journals such as HuffPo and The Hill.

Patterson Hood | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Patterson Hood, co-founder of the Drive-By Truckers, 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 Patterson Hood. He is the co-founder of the band Drive-By truckers. He captures the Southern storytelling tradition through his songwriting and also published “The South’s Heritage is So Much More Than Just a Flag” in an op-ed for the NY Times Magazine.

Jeremy Haft | Clinton School Presents

Jeremy Haft

Interview with Jeremy Haft 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 Jeremy Haft, author and adjunct professor at Georgetown University who lectures in both the Walsh School of Foreign Service and the McDonough School of Business, has spent two decades starting and building companies in China across sectors of the economy. In his book Unmade in China: The Hidden Truth about China's Economic Miracle, Haft explores the hidden world of China’s intricate supply chains and tells the story of systemic risk in Chinese manufacturing and what this means for the United States. He has also authored other books covering China’s economy, including All the Tea in China: How to Buy, Sell, and Make Money on the Mainland, which presents best practices for importing, exporting, and doing business in China.

Leigh Hafrey | Clinton School Presents

Leigh Hafrey

Interview with Leigh Hafrey 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 Leigh Hafrey. Leigh Hafrey is an author and a senior lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management, has worked in professional ethics for over two decades, with a focus on ethical leadership, teaching college courses at Harvard Business School and MIT and consulting for private organizations around the world. For 17 years, along with his wife, Sandra Naddaff, Hafrey was a co-Master of Mather House, one of the 12 residential complexes in Harvard College. In his most recent book, War Stories: Fighting, Competing, Imagining, Leading, Hafrey covers the arc of military American self-perception on the screen, in print, and in public conversation over the past 20 years. 

Carrie Hessler-Radelet | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Carrie Hessler-Radelet 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 Carrie Hessler-Radelet. She was sworn into office as the 19th director of the Peace Corps in June 2014 after previously serving as Peace Corps acting director and deputy director. The Peace Corps is an international service organization of the United States, that sends Americans around the world to work at the grassroots level toward sustainable change.

Chelsea Halstead | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Chelsea Halstead 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 Chelsea Halstead, a program manager for the Colibrí Center for Human Rights. She leads the Family Advocacy program, speaking with families to collect information on missing persons and making case matches by comparing reports to forensic data. The Center is a family advocacy nonprofit based in Tucson, Arizona that works with families, forensic scientists and humanitarians to end migrant death on the U.S.-Mexico border.

Tim Hopper | Clinton School Presents

Tim Hopper

Interview with Tim Hopper 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 Tim Hopper, chief economist for TIAA-CREF. As TIAA-CREF’s leading economic advisor, Hopper is responsible for articulating the firm’s economic views and providing guidance that informs the firm’s investment portfolios and asset allocation strategies.

John Hope Bryant | Clinton School Presents

Interview with John Hope Bryant 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 John Hope Bryant, founder, chairman and chief executive Officer for Operation HOPE, whose mission is to make free enterprise work for everyone by working as a nonprofit private banker for the working poor, the underserved, and struggling middle class. Through Operation HOPE and its partners, Bryant is today responsible for more than $2 billion of private capital supporting low-wealth home ownership, small businesses, entrepreneurship, and community development investments in 300 U.S. cities, South Africa, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.

Ron Haskins | Clinton School Presents

Ron Haskins

Interview with Ron Haskins 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 Ron Haskins. He is a senior fellow in the Economic Studies program and co-director of the Center on Children and Families at the Brookings Institution. The Center on Children and Families studies policies that affect the well-being of America’s children and their parents, especially children in less advantaged families. The Center addresses the issues of poverty,inequality, and lack of opportunity in the United States and seeks to find more effective means of addressing these problems.

Fred Hochberg | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Fred Hochberg 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 Fred Hochberg, chairman and president of the Export Import Bank of the United States. Established in 1934, Ex-Im bank finances American exports when the private sector is unable or unwilling to do so. It is America’s official export credit agency and offers a variety of credit products such as insurance, loan guarantees, and direct lending.

Christopher Hill | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Christopher Hill 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 Christopher Hill, former US ambassador to Iraq, Macedonia, Poland and South Korea. Ambassador Hill is the Dean of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver and author of the new book “Outpost: Life on the Frontlines of American Diplomacy,” which tells the inside story from some of the most dangerous outposts in American diplomacy.

John Hibbing | Clinton School Presents

Interview with John Hibbing 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 John Hibbing, professor of political science at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the co-author of “Predisposed: Liberals, Conservatives, and the Biology of Political Differences. He presents evidence that people differ politically, not just because they grew up in different cultures or were presented with different information, but because people have diverse psychological, physiological, and genetic traits.

Brett Hughes | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Brett Hughes 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 Brett Hughes, former professional Lacrosse player and co-founder of Lacrosse the Nations which is an organization that uses the lacrosse field as a platform to teach students valuable life skills, health and nutrition education, and offers a scholarship program, while ultimately bringing joy to their lives.

John Heilemann and Mark Halperin | Clinton School Presents

Interview with John Heilemann and Mark Halperin 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 John Heilemann and Mark Halperin to discuss “Double Down,” the follow up to their No. 1 best selling book, "Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime," which goes behind the headlines to tell the story of the historic 2008 presidential campaign. Based on over 500 interviews, Heilemann, national affairs editor for New York magazine, and Halperin, senior political analyst for Time magazine, provide a behind-the-scenes account of the 2012 campaign. In "Double Down," they explore the consideration of swapping Hillary Clinton for Vice President Joe Biden, the relationship between President Bill Clinton and President Barack Obama, insights into how each campaign operated behind the scenes, and the influences political leaders, such as Senator Cory Booker, Governor Chris Christie, and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, had on the campaign.

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.

Dennis Henigan | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Dennis Henigan 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 Dennis Henigan, acting president of the Brady Campaign and the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence. The Brady Campaign’s stated mission is devoted to creating an America free from gun violence, where all Americans are safe at home, at school, at work, and in our communities.

Tio Hardiman | Clinton School Presents

Tio Hardman

Interview with Tio Hardman 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 Tio Hardiman, director of CeaseFire Illinois, an award-winning public health model that is scientifically proven to reduce shootings and killings. Since joining CeaseFire in 1999, he helped oversee expansion of the program from five Chicago-based community sites to 26 sites throughout Illinois and piloted the use of highly specialized violence intervention experts who mediate conflict by working directly with leaders and influential decision-makers in street organizations.

Shane Harris | Clinton School Presents

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Interview with Shane Harris, 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 Shane Harris, author of “The Watchers: The Rise of America’s Surveillance State,” which chronicles the five men who over the past 25 years built a vast national security apparatus through surveillance.

Trista Harris | Clinton School Presents

Trista Harris

Interview with Trista Harris 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 Trista Harris, author of “How to Become a Nonprofit Rockstar: 50 Ways to Accelerate your career”, which provides a do-it- yourself map for navigating the nonprofit sector. Harris is the executive director of the Headwaters Foundation for Justice, a community foundation acting as a catalyst for social, racial economic and environmental justice.