American Politics http://publicradiotulsa.org en John Zogby, the "Prince of Polling," Offers Stats and Insights on the Millennial Generation http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/john-zogby-prince-polling-offers-stats-and-insights-millennial-generation <p>Our guest is John Zogby, founder of the famed Zogby Poll and veteran political/cultural analyst, who did a pair of events here in Tulsa earlier this week and stopped by our studios while he was in town. Wed, 20 Nov 2013 21:39:14 +0000 Rich Fisher 49926 at http://publicradiotulsa.org John Zogby, the "Prince of Polling," Offers Stats and Insights on the Millennial Generation A. Scott Berg, the Widely Accalimed Historian and Biographer, Offers a Life of Woodrow Wilson http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/scott-berg-widely-accalimed-historian-and-biographer-offers-life-woodrow-wilson <p>On this installment of StudioTulsa, we speak by phone with A. Scott Berg, whose bestselling, highly regarded biographies include &quot;Max Perkins: Editor of Genius&quot; (winner of the National Book Award), &quot;Goldwyn,&quot; &quot;Lindbergh&quot; (winner of the Pulitzer Prize), and &quot;Kate Remembered.&quot; Berg&#39;s newest book is a life of America&#39;s 28th President, Woodrow Wilson (<span class="st">1856-1924</span>) --- it&#39;s titled simply &quot;Wilson&quot; --- which the Ft. Worth Star-Telegram has called: &quot;A work of spectacular artistry and objective workmanship.... Wed, 02 Oct 2013 20:06:09 +0000 Rich Fisher 47241 at http://publicradiotulsa.org A. Scott Berg, the Widely Accalimed Historian and Biographer, Offers a Life of Woodrow Wilson The Doctor as Legislator, and Vice Versa: StudioTulsa on Health Welcomes Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/doctor-legislator-and-vice-versa-studiotulsa-health-welcomes-sen-tom-coburn-r-ok <p>"The big problem I see in the practice of medicine today is [that] our payment scheme makes it where we violate the first rule of medicine, which is: Listen to your patient and they'll tell you what's wrong. And we don't allow anybody the time to do that anymore." So says our guest on this edition of StudioTulsa on Health, U.S. Senator Tom Coburn, a Republican who's been the junior senator from Oklahoma since January of 2005. Fri, 27 Sep 2013 18:52:38 +0000 Rich Fisher 46979 at http://publicradiotulsa.org The Doctor as Legislator, and Vice Versa: StudioTulsa on Health Welcomes Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) Political Satirist, Bestselling Author, and "Wait, Wait" Panelist P.J. O'Rourke to Speak at TU http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/political-satirist-bestselling-author-and-wait-wait-panelist-pj-orourke-speak-tu <p>On this installment of ST, we offer a conversation with P.J. O'Rourke, the well-known conservative American satirist and journalist who's been writing articles and books about --- and just basically poking fun at --- politics, economics, culture, and current events for nearly forty years now. O'Rourke's bestselling books include "Give War a Chance," "Holidays in Hell," "Parliament of Whores," and "The CEO of the Sofa" --- and his newest book, "The Baby Boom," is due out later this year. Mon, 09 Sep 2013 21:55:13 +0000 Rich Fisher 45911 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Political Satirist, Bestselling Author, and "Wait, Wait" Panelist P.J. O'Rourke to Speak at TU Political Scientist Theda Skocpol Names the Problem: Political Extremism http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/political-scientist-theda-skocpol-names-problem-political-extremism <p>On this edition of StudioTulsa, we speak with political scientist and sociologist Theda Skocpol, whose recent work has focused on how political policy is made, and more often these days, how it gets derailed. Skocpol is the Victor Thomas Professor of Government and Sociology at Harvard University, and the author of numerous books on how political policy has been shaped and changed throughout history. Wed, 07 Aug 2013 20:39:01 +0000 Rich Fisher 44147 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Political Scientist Theda Skocpol Names the Problem: Political Extremism Georgetown Law Prof. Peter Edelman Soon to Address the 2013 JHF Center for Reconciliation Symposium http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/georgetown-law-prof-peter-edelman-soon-address-2013-jhf-center-reconciliation-symposium <p>On this edition of ST, an engaging discussion about race- and economic-based differences in America today --- and about how we as a nation ought to address these differences. Our guest is Peter Edelman, an attorney, policy maker, author, and Georgetown University law professor. Tue, 28 May 2013 21:05:14 +0000 Rich Fisher 39879 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Georgetown Law Prof. Peter Edelman Soon to Address the 2013 JHF Center for Reconciliation Symposium "Which Millionaire Are You Voting For?" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/which-millionaire-are-you-voting <p>On this edition of ST, we welcome Dr. Nicholas Carnes, an Assistant Professor of Public Policy at the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University. He's a 2006 graduate of The University of Tulsa; in 2011, he received a doctorate in Politics and Social Policy at Princeton University. Last week, Dr. Carnes presented two lectures as part of TU's Distinguished Alumni Lectureship in Law and Politics. The talks he delivered were entitled "What's the Matter with Law School? Mon, 29 Oct 2012 21:58:47 +0000 Rich Fisher 28641 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "Which Millionaire Are You Voting For?" A Conversation with John Olson, the Democratic Candidate for Oklahoma 1st Congressional District http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/conversation-john-olson-democratic-candidate-oklahoma-1st-congressional-district <p>It's hard to believe, maybe, but Election Day arrives in less than four weeks. On this edition of our show, we chat with John Olson, the Democratic candidate for Oklahoma's 1st Congressional District. Later this month, we'll hear from Craig Allen, the Independent candidate in this race. Wed, 10 Oct 2012 18:21:50 +0000 Rich Fisher 27612 at http://publicradiotulsa.org A Conversation with John Olson, the Democratic Candidate for Oklahoma 1st Congressional District Economics, Electoral Politics, and Elevated Real Estate Values: A Chat with Matthew Yglesias http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/economics-electoral-politics-and-elevated-real-estate-values-chat-matthew-yglesias <p>On this installment of StudioTulsa, we speak by phone with Matthew Yglesias, one of the nation's most widely-read political bloggers and columnists. Yglesias is a business and economics correspondent for Slate in Washington, DC, where he writes the Moneybox blog. He was previously a fellow at the Center for American Progress, an associate editor at The Atlantic, and a staff writer for the American Prospect. Tue, 25 Sep 2012 17:24:54 +0000 Rich Fisher 26774 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Economics, Electoral Politics, and Elevated Real Estate Values: A Chat with Matthew Yglesias The Middle Class Remains on Life-Support in "The Betrayal of the American Dream" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/middle-class-remains-life-support-betrayal-american-dream <p>On this edition of ST, we speak by phone with James B. Steele. He and Donald L. Barlett are the nation's most honored investigative reporting team, having worked together for more than four decades. Now based at Vanity Fair magazine, Barlett and Steele are the only reporting team ever to have received two Pulitzer Prizes for newspaper reporting and two National Magazine Awards for magazine work. (Per the Columbia Journalism Review: "Barlett and Steele's preeminent talent is their knack for combining the micro and the macro. They look systemically at issues and policies, from the U.S. Fri, 14 Sep 2012 19:17:26 +0000 Rich Fisher 26178 at http://publicradiotulsa.org The Middle Class Remains on Life-Support in "The Betrayal of the American Dream"