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.

Russel Lewis | Clinton School Presents

Russel Lewis

Interview with Russell Lewis, the Southern Bureau Chief for the National Public Radio (NPR), 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 Russell Lewis the Southern Bureau Chief for the National Public Radio. He covers issues and people of the Southeast to bring context and dimensions to issues ranging from immigration, transportation, and oil and gas drilling for NPR listeners across the nation and around the world.  He is also a key member of NPR’s “Go Team”, a small group of experienced producers and reporters who respond to major disasters worldwide and he is often the first on the scene for NPR. 

Daniel Lucey | Clinton School Presents

Daniel Lucey

Interview with Daniel Lucey, a physician trained in infectious diseases and public health, 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 Daniel Lucey, a physician trained in infectious diseases and public health. He’s taught eleven years at Georgetown on global emerging infectious diseases. He’s travelled widely in Asia and the Middle East to exchange information regarding infectious diseases such as SARS, HIV and anthrax.

Ginny Atwood Lovitt | Clinton School Presents

Ginny Atwood Lovitt

Interview with Ginny Atwood Lovitt, executive director of the Chris Atwood Foundation, 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 Ginny Atwood Lovitt, executive director of the Chris Atwood Foundation, which works to provide recovery support and resources to people and families affected by addiction to change the conversation and policies about addiction from ones of stigma to support and to prevent the diseases from taking hold of future generations. The Atwood Foundation began in 2013, after the Atwood family lost their son and brother, Chris, to an accidental and fatal overdose.

Chris Lehane | Clinton School Presents

Chris Lehane

Interview with Robert Sharpe, 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 Chris Lehane, co-author of, “Masters of Disaster: The Ten Commandments of Damage Control, which provides strategic advice on crisis management. Lehane is a principal in the strategic communications firm Fabiani & Lehane where he advises political candidates for office; provides crisis management for major corporations; and gives strategic counsel to various sports and entertainment organizations.

Jim Lehrer | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Jim Lehrer 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 Jim Lehrer veteran PBS news anchor, who has moderated 12 presidential and vice presidential election debate. He is also the author of “Tension City: Inside the Presidential Debates, from Kennedy-Nixon to Obama-McCain,” which draws on his own experiences as “the man in the middle seat,” in-depth interviews with the candidates and his fellow moderators, and transcripts of key exchanges.

Sharon La Cruise | Clinton School Presents

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Interview with Sharon La Cruise, 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 Sharon La Cruise, a producer and director, who has worked in television and film for twenty years, both in the corporate and production aspects of the business. In her film, "Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock," Sharon La Cruise tells the story of her seven-year journey to unravel the life of Bates, a civil rights activist who played a key role as an adviser to the Little Rock Nine in the 1957 desegregation crisis at Little Rock Central High School. 

Jim Leach | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Jim Leach 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. Clinton School student, Hilary Trudell, sat down with Jim Leach, chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Leach served 30 years in the United States House of Representatives and became the 9th chairman of NEH in 2008. 

David Lambert | Clinton School Presents

David Lambert

Interview with David Lambert 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 Arkansas’ David Lambert, who is principal of Lambert Associates, a Washington, D.C., public affairs consulting firm providing strategic policy advice to United Nation’s agencies, land-grant universities and the U.S. private sector on issues related to global food security, child nutrition, food safety and agricultural biotechnology. He also served as Foreign Agricultural Service Counselor to the U.S. Mission to the UN Agencies during the Clinton Administration.