Charlie Rose - Season 1996

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  • Whoopi Goldberg
    Episode 12.30.96
    12/30/96
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    An interview with Academy Award winning actress Whoopi Goldberg about African Americans in entertainment, the history of Civil Rights, and her film,
  • Walter Cronkite
    Episode 12.27.96
    12/27/96
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    An interview with Walter Cronkite, Former Senior Correspondent of CBS News, about his memoir,
  • Michael Crichton
    Episode 12.26.96
    12/26/96
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    An interview with author and screenwriter Michael Crichton about his book about an airline accident,
  • 12/25/96
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    First a discussion about the relationship between poetry and music with Author/Poet Maya Angelou and the singer/songwriter duo Ashford and Simpson. Then, an interview with actress Fiona Shaw about her new play bringing T. S. Eliot's Wasteland to the stage. Finally, Susan Eisenhower, President of the Eisenhower Group, reflects on her marriage to a Russian Scientist and her grandmother Mamie Eisenhower.moreless
  • 12/24/96
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    First, an interview with director Rob Reiner, about his new film Ghosts of Mississippi. The director also speaks about the responsibility of a director to historical reality in film. Then, a dialogue with Myrlie Evers-Williams NAACP Chairman, and widow of Medgar Evans, and ADA of Jackson Mississippi Bobby DeLaughter, the prosecutor who convicted the killer, both of whom are portrayed in the movie. Finally, an interview with James Woods on his role in the film as the killer of Medgar Evers, Byron de la Beckwith.moreless
  • 12/23/96
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    First, actor and director Kenneth Branagh discusses his film adaptation of Hamlet and the influence actor Derek Jacobi plays in shaping his interpretation of the play. Then, Oscar- nominated actor Willem Dafoe speaks about his role as the thief Caravaggio, in his new film The English Patient. Finally, actor Gabriel Byrne talks about Irish literary figures and his new movie Mad Dog Time, a spoof of the 60's Rat Pack movies.moreless
  • 12/20/96
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    First, Australian actor Geoffrey Rush speaks about his new motion picture Shine, the story of the prodigiously gifted classical pianist David Helfgott. Then, Singer/Songwriter Dwight Yoakam discusses acting in a new film Sling Blade, with Billy Bob Thorton and his new music video Sorry you Asked?. Finally, an appreciation of the late astronomer Carl Sagan. Sagan was President of The Planetary Society, a former Pulitzer Prize winner, and a frequent guest on the Charlie Rose Show.moreless
  • 12/19/96
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    Pete Sampras, number one tennis player in the world and Davis Cup captain Tom Gullikson discuss their tennis careers and the passing of their coach and brother, respectively, Tim Gullikson. Also, Gil Kaplan speaks about his passion for Austrian composer Gustav Mahler and realizing his dream of conducting Mahler's 2nd symphony as an amateur. Last, an interview with Norman Mailer of the politics of 1996. Mailer talks about the esthetic destruction of America by U. S. corporations as well as the reasons for Bill Clinton's reelection.moreless
  • 12/18/96
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    First, Charlie speaks with writer John Richardson about the newly released second volume of his biography of Pablo Picasso, A Life of Picasso. Then, a panel with film critics Richard Corliss of Time Magazine and Janet Maslin of The New York Times on the latest holiday movies including Jerry Maguire and The English Patient Finally, sports author John Feinstein discusses the Army Navy football game and other upcoming major sports events.moreless
  • 12/17/96
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    A dialogue with actor/director Angelica Huston. Huston discusses her directorial debut with the film Bastard Out of Carolina. Curator Elisabeth Sussman, author and cultural critic Luc Sante and photographer Nan Goldin discuss the new exhibit of Goldin's photography at the Whitney Museum of Art entitled, Nan Goldin: I'll Be Your Mirror. Finally, three-time Grammy Award-winner folksinger Tracy Chapman discusses her rise to fame and her new album New Beginningmoreless
  • 12/16/96
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    Jim Cramer, chairman of Cramer & Co. and Street. com, discusses the stock market and his criticisms of Fidelity Next, a conversation with novelist John Edgar Wideman on his newest work, The Cattle Killing, a blending of history and fiction as well as the issue of race in both Africa and America. Also, Tony Award winner Madeline Kahn speaks about her return to television on Bill Cosby's new show as Hilton Lucas.moreless
  • 12/13/96
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    Musician/actor Chris Isaak talks about his new album, The Baja Sessions Next, a dialogue with lead singer Darius Rucker, bass player, Dean Felber; guitarist Mark Bryan and drummer Jim Sonefeld, members of the band Hootie and the Blowfish about the success of their debut album Cracked Rear View and their tour in support of their new album Fair Weather Johnson; Finally, musician John Mellencamp speaks about his music career and his 14th album Mr. Happy-Go-Lucky slated for release on August 10, 1997.moreless
  • 12/12/96
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    CEO and president of the Intel Corporation, Andrew Grove speaks about his role as a Silicon Valley pioneer and Intel's climb in the technology world. He also talks about his new book Only the Paranoid Survive. Then, Dr. Nathan Myhrvold of Microsoft discusses the his new book Bill Gates: The Road Ahead and the future of technology including his predictions on the future of the computer and the Internet.moreless
  • 12/10/96
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    Charlie first speaks with Reverend Gardner Taylor on his career as a preacher and his work to put the issue of race on the American agenda. Then, singer/actor Harry Belafonte talks about his new Altman film, Kansas City. Finally, Samuel L. Jackson discusses his Oscar-nominated turn in the Quentin Tarantino picture Pulp Fiction and his newest film, The Long Kiss Goodnightmoreless
  • 12/9/96
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    First, producer George C. Wolfe and dancer/choreography Savion Glover speak about their Broadway show fusing linear narrative, documentary, song and dance, Bring in Da Noise, Bring in Da Funk; Then, the cast of Rent discusses their hit Broadway show Rent, the winner of four Tony Awards. Finally, Jerry Herman, the lyricist and composer of Hello Dolly and Mame, speaks about his new memoir Showtune.moreless
  • 12/6/96
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    Academy Award-winning actress Mira Sorvino speaks about her Oscar win for her role in the film Mighty Aphrodite, attending Harvard University and her new movie Sweet Nothing. Then, At the Lowell Hotel in New York Charlie speaks with actress Gwyneth Paltrow and her director Doug McGrath about her new movie, a film adaptation of the Jane Austen novel Emmamoreless
  • 12/5/96
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    First, Kurt Russell talks about his new film Escape from L. A. the sequel to 1981's Escape from New York Then, Woody Harrelson discusses his efforts to legalize industrial hemp and his newest comedy about bowling, Kingpin. Finally, Val Kilmer speaks about his newest thriller, a film entitled The Ghost in the Darkness.moreless
  • 12/4/96
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    Les Gelb, the president of the Council on Foreign Relations, Michael Elliott, the editor of Newsweek International, Johanna McGeary, Time magazine's senior foreign correspondent in Washington and Doyle McManus, the Washington bureau chief of The Los Angeles Times share their views and predictions for President Clinton's new national security team. Later, actor Ron Firkin and playwright John Robin Baitz discuss their collaboration on Baitz's new play, The Substance of Fire, the story of a Holocaust survivor and publisher and his refusal to publish commercial books. Finally, actor Eric Stoltz, speaks about his role in the new off-Broadway adaptation of Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest.moreless
  • 12/3/96
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    First, Senator John McCain speaks about investigating the use of foreign money in fundraising the 1996 election, particularly by the Democratic National Committee. Then, writer Steven Biel, George Tulloch, founder of the RMS Titanic Inc. , historian Jack Eaton, and playwright Peter Stone discuss the sinking of the RMS Titanic and the new flood of projects about it that have recently been released, including the $120 million movie. Finally, sports agent David Falk discusses basketball marketing and creating the first signature shoe deal with Nike for his client Michael Jordan in 1984.moreless
  • 12/2/96
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    Charlie speaks with activist Harry Wu, president of the Council on Foreign Relations Les Gelb and Washington Ambassador James Lilly about the tense relationship of Bill Clinton's administration with China. They discuss various issues including the confusion over the concept of a free lunch policy and the rearrest of Wang Dan. After, actress Stockard Channing talks about her return to television in the USA Network film An Unexpected Family. Finally, playwright David Henry Hwang discusses his experiences with cultural assimilation, a topic that is focused on in his newest work, Golden Childmoreless
  • 11/29/96
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    First, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Neil Simon discusses his turn at prose in his new memoirs, entitled, Rewrites. Then, biographer Edward Jay Epstein speaks about the extensive research process and the contents of his new biography of businessman Armand Hammer, Dossier: The Secret History of Armand Hammer // Finally, journalist Andrew Neil talks about his 11-year tenure at The Sunday Times and his relationship with media tycoon Rupert Murdoch, also the topics of his new memoir, Full Disclosure.moreless
  • 11/28/96
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    Actress, Glenn Close talks about winning a Tony for her portrayal of aging diva Norma Desmond, and her new live-action remake of the Disney classic, 101 Dalmatians. Then, at age 26, after 27 titles, athlete Gabriela Sabatini discusses her retirement from the sport of tennis. Finally, Claire Bloom speaks about her new memoir Leaving a Doll's House, in which she has written unguardedly about her past marriages and affairs.moreless
  • 11/27/96
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    First, an interview with Mark Mobius, head of the Templeton Emerging Markets Fund talks about investment opportunities around the world as well as his new book On Emerging Markets . Then film critic Roger Ebert discusses his new book, Book of Film, which includes authors including Leo Tolstoy and Spike Lee. Finally, Saturday Night Live alum Julia Sweeney speaks about her new one- woman Broadway play God Said Ha!moreless
  • 11/26/96
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    First, a panel on race in America in which topics such as Affirmative Action, corporate racism and welfare reform are addressed by panelists including journalist Carl Rowan and Manning Marable, the director of the Institute for Research in African-American Studies at Columbia University. Then, the panel on race continues with Jeffrey Rosen joining to speak about Critical Race Theory, a major topic in his article about O. J Simpson in the December 6th Edition of The New Republic magazine. Finally, members of The Committee to Protect Journalists including Bloomberg News CEO Michael Bloomberg and Jim Hoagland of the Washington Post, discuss the challenge of press censorship.moreless
  • Bill Gates
    Episode 11.25.96
    11/25/96
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    Chairman and CEO of the Microsoft Corporation Bill Gates discusses his work in creating Microsoft, the world's largest software company, and speculates on the future of the company and computer and media business. Gates also talks about his book,
  • 11/22/96
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    Court Television anchor Rikki Klieman and New York criminal and civil attorney Martin Garbus, discuss the first day of testimony of the O. J. Simpson trial. Also, New Jersey Governor Christie Whitman talks about her recent trip to Israel, the upcoming governors' conference and the future of the Republican Party. Last, an interview with artist Caio Fonseca on the makings of a great painter.moreless
  • 11/21/96
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    Tim Allen, star of the television show Home Improvement, talks about his new book, I'm Not Really Here, an exploration of middle-aged men and their place in the universe. Next, television star Roseanne talks about her struggles with abuse, addiction and divorce, as well as her top-rated show, Roseanne.
  • 11/20/96
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    A discussion about the new movie The English Patient with Michael Ondaatje, author of the book, The English Patient, and Anthony Minghella, the screenwriter who adapted it into a movie. Then, director Blake Edwards talks about the one year anniversary of the musical version of his show starring Julie Andrews, Victor/Victoria.moreless
  • 11/19/96
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    First, writer Kurt Vonnegut discusses the big screen adaptation of his 1961 novel, Mother Night, starring Nick Nolte. Next, on the day of the announcement of Notre Dame head coach Lou Holtz's retirement, Charlie airs a prior interview with Holtz in which he states he does not plan to resign in the near future. Finally, Olympic Gold Medal winning sprinter Michael Johnson discusses his past and future as an athlete.moreless
  • Edgar Bronfman
    Episode 11.18.96
    11/18/96
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    An interview with Edgar Bronfman, chairman of Seagram's and president of the World Jewish Congress, about his business career, his role in revealing the Nazi past of Austrian president, Kurt Waldheim, and his new book,
  • An interview with actor/director Clint Eastwood and his biographer Richard Schickel about Eastwood's career, which includes such great movies as
  • 11/14/96
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    First, actor Nick Nolte discusses his current role in the film adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut's 1961 classic book, Mother Night. Then, Jerry West, General Manager of the L. A. Lakers discusses signing basketball superstar Shaquille O'Neal to the team with a seven-year $120 million contract.
  • 11/13/96
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    First, LAPD chief Willie Williams talks about his work and progress to rid the city of Los Angeles of racial tensions, public mistrust and crime. Then, Ed Harris and Daniel Massey speak about their new Broadway play, Taking Sides, which is set in post-war Berlin. Finally, director Amy Heckerling discusses the adaptation of her smash movie Clueless into a television series airing on ABC.moreless
  • 11/12/96
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    First, former trainer of Mike Tyson, Teddy Atlas, and New York Post columnist Jack Newfield discuss boxer Mike Tyson's recent loss of his WBA heavyweight champion title to Evander Holyfield. Then, sports writer Mike Lupica speaks about the problems in sports today, and his new book, Mad as Hell. Finally, Ben Kingsley talks about his latest project, portraying Feste in Trevor Nunn's Shakespearean adaptation of Twelfth Night.moreless
  • 11/11/96
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    First, Graca Machel, the United Nations' expert on children and war speaks about her two- year study on the impact of armed conflict on children. Then, producer Blaine Baggett and actor Michael York discuss The Great War, their eight-part documentary on the social and cultural history of World War I. After, author Antonia Fraser talks about her new book, Faith and Treason, about the Gunpowder Plot to assassinate King James. Finally, director/ producer Garry Marshall talks about his new film Dear God, which stars Greg Kinnear.moreless
  • A Panel On Architecture
    Episode 11.08.96
    11/8/96
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    A conversation with architect Peter Eisenman about the Peter Eisenman Aronoff Center for Design and Art building in Ohio. Jay Chatterjee, Dean of the University of Cincinnati, and former Ohio Senator Stanley Aronoff, discuss the significance of the new Aronoff Center building on the university's campus. Both Chatterjee and Aronoff assisted architect Peter Eisenman in helping to realize his design for the center. A panel of several prominent architects discuss the Peter Eisenman Aronoff Center for Design and Art building at the University of Cincinnati as well as the future of architecture in America. Panelists include architects David Childs, Henry Cobb, Michael Graves, Charles Gwathmey, Greg Lynn, Richard Meier, Bernard Tschumi, writer and associate professor of architecture at Rice Univeristy Sanford Kwinter, architect and Princeton University Dean Ralph Lerner, Dean of the College of Architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago Donna Robertson, and Associate Professor of Architecture at Harvard University's Graduate School of Design Sarah Whiting.moreless
  • 11/7/96
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    First, Time Magazine's Eric Pooley, and Washington consultants Mark Penn and Dough Schoen reflect on the '96 election. Evan Thomas of Newsweek joins for more discussion of the campaign. Next, news anchor and legend David Brinkley speaks about stepping down as the Host of This Week with David Brinkley. Finally, a panel of some of the entertainment industry's most powerful publicists discuss celebrity journalism.moreless
  • 11/6/96
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    First, Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan speaks about the elections and the future of the US in the next four years. Then, Michael Kinsley, the editor of Slate Magazine, continues the conversation about the elections and the future of American politics. Finally Actor/ Screenwriter Jon Favreau talks about his new film, Swingers, which stars Vince Vaughn.moreless
  • A discussion with speechwriter Peggy Noonan, former Republican strategist Ed Rollins, editor of
  • 11/4/96
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    First R. W. Apple Jr. of The New York Times, shares his thoughts on the 1996 elections. Then, New York Yankee manager Joe Torre speaks about the Yankees winning the World Series Championship. He talks about his all star team and how he contributes to the success of his players.
  • 11/1/96
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    First, attorneys Barry Scheck and Peter Neufeld talk about their work in pioneering the use of DNA evidence to release convicted prisoners. Then, Lawrence Ellison, the chairman of the Oracle Corporation speaks about the network computer and the future of the computer world.
  • 10/30/96
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    First, Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple talks about his new company Pixar with John Lasseter, the director of the new Pixar film, Toy Story. Then, illusionist David Copperfield discusses his upcoming Broadway debut in Dreams and Nightmares. A dialogue on the new exhibit The Master Drawings Rediscovered, at the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia, with Dr. Mikhail Piotrovsky, the museum's director.moreless
  • 10/29/96
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    CEO of Sun Microsystems, Scott McNealy talks about the network computer and his predictions on its effect on the future of the computer world. Then, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and reporter David Remnick speaks about his new book, The Devil Problem, and some of the people profiled in it, including Mario Cuomo and Michael Jordan.moreless
  • 10/28/96
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    Diana B. Carlin of the Commission on Presidential Debates discusses what she has learned from various focus groups about public opinion on the upcoming election. After, Dr. Peter Doherty talks about winning the Nobel Prize for medicine for his advancements in the field of immunology. Finally, choreographer Twyla Tharp speaks about her new dance event, Tharp, that will be touring twenty American cities.moreless
  • 10/25/96
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    First, an interview with paleontologist/evolutionary biologist Stephen Jay Gould on his new book, Full House, which challenges the fundamental view on evolution by arguing that its reality is one of variety rather than progress. Then, acclaimed celebrity photographer Herb Ritts speaks about a new retrospective of his photos being shown at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, and a career that has included shooting photos of celebrities ranging from Gorbachev to Madonna. Finally, supermodel Cindy Crawford shares some of the beauty secrets included in her new book, Cindy Crawford's Basic Face.moreless
  • Mikhail Gorbachev
    Episode 10.23.96
    10/23/96
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    An interview with one of the pivotal figures of the 20th century, former Soviet Union President Mikhail Gorbachev about his career as President of the Soviet Union. He focuses on his role in ending the Cold War and the destruction of the Soviet Union and also discusses his memoir,
  • 10/22/96
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    Jack White of Time Magazine, Doyle McManus of The Los Angeles Times, and John Heileman of Wired Magazine discuss the alleged role of the CIA in the spread of crack cocaine through America's inner cities and the exposure and spread of this information through cyberspace. Also, British actor Michael Gambon talks about his Broadway debut in David Hare's Skylight, a love story and political dialogue. Finally, hairdresser and businessman Frederic Fekkai speaks about expanding his business with a new studio in New York, the art of hairdressing, and some of his celebrity clientele.moreless
  • 10/21/96
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    Kathleen Hall Jamieson, dean of the Annenberg School for Communications at the University of Pennsylvania, Deborah Tannen, author and professor at Georgetown University, President of Lake Research, Celinda Lake and CNN political analyst Kellyanne Fitzpatrick discuss the impact and importance of the vote of suburban mothers with school-age children in this year's election. Next, novelist Scott Turow discusses working as a lawyer at the U.S. attorney's office in Chicago and then privately and the breakout success of his first novel and latest book, The Laws of Our Fathers. Then, Pamela Fiori, Editor-in-chief of Town & Country magazine speaks about taking over, and successfully turning the publication around by gearing the magazine towards women of substance.moreless
  • 10/18/96
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    An interview with Jay Leno, host of
  • 10/17/96
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    First, a panel including, Stephen Cohen of Princeton University, Carroll Bogert of Newsweek, Peter Reddaway of George Washington University and Blair Ruble discuss the firing of extremely popular General Aleksandr Lebed by the ailing Russian president Boris Yeltsin and the implications of the loss of this widely-admired political figure for Yeltsin's government and the citizens of the Russia. Then, reporter Lawrence Schiller, the only reporter to interview O.J.. Simpson in jail, speaks about his new book, American Tragedy in which he draws from insider accounts including that of long-time Simpson friend, Robert Kardashian.moreless
  • 10/16/96
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    A discussion with Howard Fineman of Newsweek Magazine, political analyst Laura Ingraham, Michael Barone of US News & World Report, and Dan Goodgame of Time Magazine on the second presidential debate between Bob Dole and Bill Clinton. This event marks the last opportunity for the two to square off before a national audience during this campaign. The discussion continues with journalist Ann Taylor Fleming and Howard Fineman of Newsweek Magazine sharing their impressions of the debate. Finally, Netscape senior vice president of technology and co-founder, Mark Andreessen shares his story of developing the prototype for the first Netscape browser on the Internet while still a college student and then the process of transforming it into the Netscape Navigator. Today, Netscape is a browser used by over 40 million people and is a head-to-head competitor of the Microsoft Corporation.moreless
  • 10/15/96
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    First, Jim Cramer, from New York Magazine, Gail Dudack strategist for UBS Securities, and Tom and David Gardner, founders of on-line investing service The Motley Fool, discuss the Dow-Jones breaking the 6,000 mark in one of the strongest market advances in history. They reflect on what this event means for the future of the stock market. Then, journalist Bill Moyers speaks about his new 10-part PBS series, Genesis: A Living Conversation, which explores the stories of The Book of Genesis in discussion groups including scholars, lawyers, artists and psychologists. Finally, Blues legend B. B. King speaks about his new autobiography, Blues All Around: The Autobiography of B. B. King, which details the story of his development from a plantation worker in Mississippi into an internationally known blues guitarist and musician.moreless
  • Sylvester Stallone
    Episode 10.14.96
    10/14/96
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    An interview with Academy Award-nominated actor Sylvester Stallone about his film career, including the
  • Johnnie Cochran
    Episode 10.10.96
    10/10/96
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    An interview with Criminal Defense Attorney Johnnie Cochran, whose high profile clients include Michael Jackson and Jim Brown. Cochran speaks about his career, his efforts to attack police misconduct, the pivotal role he played in the O.J. Simpson trial as Simpson's defense attorney, and his book,
  • 10/9/96
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    An interview with filmmaker Spike Lee about his new film, Get on the Bus. Actor Val Kilmer, star of such memorable films as The Doors, Batman Forever and Tombstone, speaks for the hour about his career and his newest film, The Ghost and the Darkness. The movie depicts the true story of Lt. Col. John Patterson, who was sent to East Africa to build a railway bridge, but soon found that he and his railway company were being hunted by two man-eating lions.moreless
  • 10/8/96
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    Andrew Young, mayor of Atlanta, Congressman and ambassador to the United Nations, reflects on the Civil Rights revolution and discusses his memoir, An Easy Burden. Young was a pioneer in the Civil Rights Movement, he served as top aide to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. , and was the executive director of the Southern Christian Leadership Council. After, actor Samuel L. Jackson speaks about gaining recognition for his Oscar-nominated role as Jules in the Quentin Tarantino film, Pulp Fiction, as well as his new movie directed by Renny Harlin, The Long Kiss Goodnight.moreless
  • 10/7/96
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    First, Joe Klein of Newsweek and Dan Goodgame of Time magazine reflect on last night's presidential debate between Bob Dole and Bill Clinton. Then, actress Faye Dunaway, whose career spans more than 40 films, talks about her two new movies, John Grisham's, The Chamber, in which she plays an alcoholic socialite, and Albino Alligator, actor Kevin Spacey's directorial debut. Next, author Nancy Friday talks about men and women and the findings she has made about male- female relationships in the 21st century which are found in her new book, The Power of Beauty. Finally, Arnold Scaasi, widely regarded as New York's last custom fashion designer, talks about the retrospective of his work on display at the New York Historical Society and his new book, Scaasi: A Cut Above.moreless
  • Steve Martin
    Episode 10.04.96
    10/4/96
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    An interview with actor, comedian and writer Steve Martin, whose career began in the seventies with appearances on
  • 10/3/96
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    First, Les Gelb, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, shares his views on the emergency White House meetings concerning the peace process in the Middle East. Then, Charlie speaks with Bartabas, the artistic director of the 26 member equestrian group, Zingaro, who were phenomenally successful in Paris and are now performing in a Brooklyn Academy of Music presentation. Finally, Kareem Abdul- Jabbar, who is an NBA Hall of Famer and All- Time Scoring Leader, speaks about his second book, In Black Profiles in Courage, which recounts the contributions of both famous and relatively unknown African- Americans who were obscured by revisionist history.moreless
  • 10/2/96
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    Scientist/Historian Frank Sulloway of MIT, discusses his argument, as detailed in his new book Born to Rebel, that the foremost engine of historical change is birth order, with first borns defending the status quo and siblings later challenging it. Then, actor Steve Buscemi, made famous by his roles in Quentin Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs, and the Coen brothers' Fargo, speaks about trying his hand at screenwriting and directing, with his new film, Tree's Lounge. After, Michael Novacek of the American Museum of Natural History discusses his book, Dinosaurs of the Flaming Cliffs, in which he recounts his 1993 expedition to search for fossils in the Gobi Desert.moreless
  • 10/1/96
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    First, David Bar-Illan, director of communications and policy planning in the administration and an adviser to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, speaks about the effort to make peace in the Middle East between the Israelis and the Palestinians. Then, prolific playwright Neil Simon, who won his first Tony award in 1966 for The Odd Couple, talks about his new memoir, Neil Simon Rewrites. After, the discussion on peace in the Middle East continues with Richard Haas of the Brookings Institution, Seth Lipsky, president of The Forward, and Raghida Dergham, of the London-based Arabic daily, Al Hayat. Finally, former president of the Planned Parenthood organization, Faye Wattleton, speaks about transforming Planned Parenthood from a low-profile educational resource into a forceful political presence in spite of the opposition she faced from within, and without, the organization during her 14 year tenure.moreless
  • 9/30/96
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    First, from South Bend Indiana, University of Notre Dame President Reverend Edward Malloy gives Charlie a short tour of the Notre Dame campus. Then, Charlie interviews television personality Regis Philbin, of Live with Regis and Kathie Lee and member of the University of Notre Dame class of 1953, on his love of his alma mater. Then, Notre Dame head football coach, Lou Holtz talks about the college football team which at the time has the most national championships, highest all-time winning percentage, and most All-Americans, and what the team meant to him growing up, and now as their coach. Finally, Rev. Edward "Monk" Malloy, the president of Notre Dame, speaks about the role of religion in his life and the unique college experience granted to students who attend the University of Notre Dame.moreless
  • 9/26/96
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    Haim Shibi of the Israeli newspaper Yediot Ahronot, talks about the battles between Israeli and Palestinian troops throughout the West Bank and Gaza Strip and Palestinian riots in response to Israel's decision to open an archaeological tunnel near one of the holiest sites in Islam. Then, Dr. Nathan Myhrvold, group vice president in the Advanced Technology Group at Microsoft, talks about the future of computers and the Internet. Finally, Malcolm Gladwell of The New Yorker talks about recent progress by scientists in the quest to extend the human life cycle. .moreless
  • 9/25/96
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    Tansu Ciller, deputy prime minister and foreign minister of Turkey, speaks about the war between Turkey's Kurds and Iran and the Turkey crisis in Cyprus. After, former U. S. Congressman Kweisi Mfume talks about leaving congress to head the NAACP, the nation's oldest and largest Civil Rights organization, and his goal to turn around the controversy-plagued organization. Finally, director Mike Leigh and actors Mairanne Jean-Baptise and Brenda Blethyn talk about their new film, Secrets and Lies, the story of a working-class English woman who is reunited with the daughter she gave away at infancy. The film won both the Palm D'Or and the Best Actress awards at the Canne Film Festival.moreless
  • 9/24/96
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    First, an interview with economist Henry Kaufman, president of Henry Kaufman & Company, on the decision of the Federal Reserve's policy- making committee to hold interest rates steady at 5-and-a-quarter percent. Then, ten days after the first national elections in Bosnia, Milan Milutinovic, the foreign minister of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, speaks about the elections and the future of his country. Finally, Andrew Grove, CEO and president of Intel Corporation, the world's largest computer chip maker, and one of Time Magazine's 10 most powerful people in America, talks about the future of the Internet, and his book on business, Only the Paranoid Survive.moreless
  • 9/23/96
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    Stephen Cohen of Princeton University and CBS News and David Satter, senior fellow at the Jamestown Foundation speak about Russian president Boris Yeltsins' heart trouble and what his bad health might imply for the future of Russia. After, Bill Clinton's favorite sociologist, William Julius Williams, discusses economic issues that afflict the country's inner cities and have lead to a steady decline in employment, as well as the programs and solutions he believes will fix America's unemployment problems. Finally, Colonel David Hackworth, the most decorated living American soldier, and contributing editor for Newsweek Magazine, speaks about his new book, Hazardous Duty, and his feelings about the military's soldiers and generals.moreless
  • A discussion with Dr. Sherwin Nuland, clinical professor of surgery at Yale University School of Medicine, Nancy Wexler, president of the Hereditary Disease Foundation, Dr. Kenneth Davis, professor and chairman of psychology at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, and Dr. Paul Bellman of St. Vincent's Hospital about the revolutionary advancements of the medical community in the past few decades and what is in store for the future of medicine.moreless
  • 9/19/96
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    Pulitzer Prize winning newspaper columnist Jimmy Breslin discusses his book, I Want to Thank My Brain for Remembering Me, which recounts two years prior, when doctors found he had a brain aneurysm in the very area of the brain that controlled his writing skills. After, Academy Award-winning actress Mira Sorvino talks about her new film, Sweet Nothing, in which she plays a Bronx housewife whose life unravels when her husband turns to drugs.moreless
  • 9/18/96
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    First, James Barksdale, President and CEO of Netscape and Esther Dyson, president of Adventure Holds discuss the battle between Microsoft and Netscape for control over the Internet at present and into the next century. Next, Editor and chief of TV Guide, Steven Reddicliffe, Time Magazine's Ginia Belafonte, and Ken Tucker of Entertainment Weekly discuss the upcoming fall 1996 television season, which includes Spin City, Cosby and the Brooke Shields show, Suddenly Susan. Finally, famous fashion designer Valentino discusses coming back to New York for his first fashion show in over a decade and the opening of his new boutique on Madison Avenue.moreless
  • 9/17/96
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    First, David Birdsell, professor of public affairs at Baruch College, speaks about the decision by The Commission on Presidential Debate to deem Ross Perot ineligible to participate with Bill Clinton and Bob Dole in the presidential debates. Then, lawyers Rikki Lieman, and Martin Garbus and Anthony Thompson, assistant law professor at NYU Law School, discuss the O. J. Simpson civil trial and contrast it with Simpson's criminal case. After, acclaimed writer Joan Didion talks about her new book, The Last Thing He Wanted, a political thriller that combines doomed romance and international intrigue. Finally, Charlie speaks with Jazz Bassist Charlie Haden, who has played on more than 400 albums with artists including John Coltrane. Haden talks about his career and performs a song from his new release, Now Is the Hour.moreless
  • 9/16/96
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    Paul Hendrickson of The Washington Post speaks about his controversial 1984 profiles on secretary of defense Robert McNamara, and his new book, The Living and the Dead, which sheds greater light on the secretary and the truth of the Vietnam War. Then, Edward Burns, whose film, The Brothers McMullen, won the Sundance Film Festival, talks about his second film effort, She's the One. Finally, one of America's foremost novelists, Joyce Carol Oates, discusses her two new books, a novel called We Were the Mulvaneys, about the fall from grace of a prosperous American family, and a novella entitled First Love, a darker story of adolescent infatuation.moreless
  • 9/13/96
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    First, a discussion on male menopause, the turning of men to medicine to slow age related changes, with Geoffrey Cowley, author of a Newsweek cover story on the topic, Dr. Robert Bulter of Mr. Sinai Medical Center, Dr. William Roster of St. Luke's Hospital, and Dr. William Regelson of the Medical College of Virginia. Then, actor Jeffrey Wright speaks about winning a Tony Award for his role in Tony Kushner's Angels in America, and his first lead role in a feature film, as Da Voice in Bring in Da Noise, Bring in Da Funk. Finally, jazz vocalist Jon Hendricks and Wynton Marsalis discuss jazz music and the opening of the new season of Jazz at Lincoln Center.moreless
  • 9/12/96
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    CBS New's national security correspondent, David Martin discusses the sending of stealth bombers to Kuwait, and other happenings in the war with Saddam Hussein. Then, former editor-in-chief of The New York Times Magazine and friend of the late Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Edward Klein, speaks about his new book, All Too Human: The Love Story of Jack and Jackie Kennedy. Finally, Andrew Sullivan, senior editor at The New Republic and gay marriage activist, gives his perspective on the recent Senate vote to deny federal benefits to married people of the same sex.moreless
  • 9/11/96
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    First, Fareed Zakaria editor of Foreign Affairs magazine, Judith Miller, author of God has 99 Names, and Geoffrey Kemp, director of regional strategic programs for the Nixon Center for Peace and Freedom, share their opinions on the escalating conflict between the US and Iraq. Then, Ismail Merchant and James Ivory discuss their 35-year partnership in film production, and their newest film starring Anthony Hopkins, Surviving Picasso. Finally, Paige Rense speaks about her career as editor-in chief of Architectural Digest and her role over the course of 25 years in turning the magazine into one of the premiere design publications in the world.moreless
  • 9/10/96
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    Mort Zuckerman, the editor-in-chief of U. S. News & World Report, sits in for Charlie Rose for the hour. First, Zuckerman speaks with CNN Political Analyst William Schneider about the upcoming presidential election. Then, the people responsible for The Civil War and Baseball, including producer Ken Burns, director and co-producer Stephen Ives, and Geoffrey Ward, script co-writer and author of the companion book of the same title, discuss their new eight-part PBS documentary, The West. Finally, film producer Linda Obst, known for hits such as The Fisher King and Sleepless in Seattle, speaks about coming up as a woman in the film producing industry and her new book Hello, He Lied.moreless
  • 9/9/96
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    First, William Rubin, director emeritus of painting and sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art, on the work of artist Pablo Picasso. After, comedian and actor Chris Rock speaks about his career and serving as the sole presidential campaign correspondent for Comedy Central's Politically Incorrect. Finally, the filmmaker who revolutionized the horror genre over two decades of filmmaking, John Carpenter, talks about his newest film, Escape from L. A.moreless
  • 9/5/96
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    First, William Kristol, of The Standard, and political consultant for Governor Weld and Bob Dole, Stuart Stevens, discuss the resignation of two of Bob Dole's top media strategists and the potential effects of this staff change on Dole's presidential campaign. Then, Richard Darman, who has been involved in five presidential administrations, including as deputy secretary of treasury under President Reagan, draws on his experience to share his opinions on defining the role of government. Darman also speaks about his new book on the same topic, Who's In Control. Then David Denby, of New York magazine, talks about returning to his alma mater, Columbia University, to sit in on two courses he had taken 30 years earlier on Literature and Contemporary Civilization and writing Great Books, a compilation of his notes from these classes which details his favorite rediscovered books.moreless
  • 9/4/96
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    Chester Finn, former assistant secretary of education for President Reagan, Jeanne Allen, president of the National Center for Education Reform, Sara Mosle, of The New York Times Magazine and Dr. Linda Darling-Hammond of the Columbia Teacher's College, talk about whether or not America's deteriorating public schools can be saved. After, best-selling crime-fiction authors Elmore Leonard, talks about his newest novel, Out of Sight, which had its film rights sold before the book was even published. Finally, famous sportscaster Marv Albert talks about his incredible career announcing sports. Albert's career will be celebrated next month on the MSG Network's inaugural roast.moreless
  • 9/3/96
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    Richard Murphy, former ambassador to Syria and Saudi Arabia, Richard Haas of the Brookings Institution, A. M. Rosenthal of The New York Times, Judith Miller, author of God Has Ninety-Nine Names, and Colonel David Hackworth of Newsweek discuss the launch of a Cruise missile attack by the US on Iraq and the extension of a no fly zone to the south of Baghdad by President Clinton. Then, author Art Buchwald talks about coming from a underprivileged background to a life in which celebrities and dignitaries seek him out to be immortalized in his column. Buchwald speaks about capturing these experiences in the new second volume of his memoirs, I'll Always Have Paris.moreless
  • A rebroadcast of a conversation with tennis great Arthur Ashe, the Wimbledon champion and U.S. Open title winner, about his family, career, passion for tennis, and contributions to the sport (from October 28, 1992).
  • 8/30/96
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    First, Governor Mario Cuomo looks ahead to the future of the Democratic Party and the upcoming election. Then, documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman speaks about his newest PBS documentary, about La Com, die Francaise, the 300-year old French theater company. Finally, author Candace Bushnell, speaks about her career covering the mating rituals of the New York singles scene for The New York Observer, and the collection of her columns into a new book, Sex and The City.moreless
  • 8/29/96
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    First, Walter Isaacson, editor of Time Magazine, E. R. Shipp of The New York Daily News, and Mandy Grunwald, a Democratic media consultant, discuss Bill Clinton's acceptance of his nomination for president by the Democratic Party and the resignation of Richard Morris, Clinton's chief reelection strategist. The discussion on the '96 Democratic Party continues with Dan Rather of CBS News. Finally, former New York governor Mario Cuomo, political strategist Ed Rollins and author, Garry Wills share their predictions for the future of the Democratic Party.moreless
  • 8/28/96
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    Michael Sandel of Harvard University, Alan Brinkley of Columbia University, and Eric Alterman of The Nation magazine discuss American's frustrations with their government. Then, Dan Rather speaks with Charlie live from the Democratic National Convention in Chicago after watching Vice President Al Gore speak. Next, tennis coach Nick Bollettieri who has coached famous athletes including Andre Agassi, and sports journalist Dick Schaap, speak about Bollettieri's new book about his coaching career, My Aces, My Faults, which he helped Schaap co-write. Finally, Bud Collins of The Boston Globe and NBS Sports talks about the recent controversy with regards to the USTA breaking with tradition and seeding athletes for the U. S. Open differently than their official rankings.moreless
  • 8/27/96
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    First actor Kurt Russell talks about his new movie Escape from L. A. , the long awaited sequel to 1981's Escape from New York. Then, from the CBS News anchor booth in Chicago, anchorman Dan Rather shares his thoughts on the second day of the Democratic National Convention. Then, George Stephanopoulos, senior advisor to President Clinton, speaks to Charlie live from the Democratic National Convention about Hillary Clinton's speech and the White House Convention Goals. Finally, Senator Bill Bradley of New Jersey, also live from Chicago, shares his thoughts and opinions on the Democratic Party and the ongoing Democratic National Convention.moreless
  • 8/26/96
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    Alan King, who has had a long career in show business as a comedian, actor and producer, and maintained friendships with names like Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra, talks about his new book, Name-Dropping: The Life and Lies of Alan King. Then, writer and personal friend of President Bill Clinton, Taylor Branch talks about his new piece for Esquire magazine, Clinton Without Apologies.moreless
  • 8/16/96
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    First, astrophysicist Dr. Neil de Grasse-Tyson, Lionel Tiger of Rutgers University and Professor Richard Berendzen of American University speak about recent findings that may imply that life has or could be sustained on the planet Mars. Then, Academy Award winning filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola, who made the classic film Apocalypse Now, as well as the Godfather trilogy, talks about his new comedy starring Robin Williams, Jack. Finally, Dominique Browning, editor of Conde Nast House and Garden Magazine, talks about being at the helm of the re-released magazine.moreless
  • 8/15/96
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    Author Tom Clancy, who shot to fame after the success of his first novel, The Hunt for Red October, talks about his new book, a continuation of the popular series about the character Jack Ryan, Executive Orders. Then, joining Charlie in New York, former New York governor Mario Cuomo, and live from the Republican National Convention in San Diego, Arizona Senator John McCain. They speak about Bob Dole's acceptance of his nomination as the Republican Party's candidate for president.moreless
  • 8/14/96
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    First former chief of staff of the Israeli armed forces and former foreign minister, Ehud Barak, joins Charlie for a conversation about the state of Israel under the leadership of its new prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu. After, actor Kevin Pollack who has appeared in films including A Few Good Men and Casino, talks about his latest movie, House Arrest, which co-stars Jamie Lee Curtis. Finally, visionary filmmaker Robert Altman, whose movies include M*A*S*H and Nashville, talks about his latest effort, a film called Kansas City.moreless
  • 8/13/96
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    First, Jonathan Alter of Newsweek magazine, and Ronald Brownstein of The Los Angeles Times, join Charlie live from San Diego at the Republican Convention to discuss the status of the Republican Party and the upcoming elections. Next, Dan Rather continues the discussion on the Republican Convention live from the CBS News anchor booth. Next, New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani speaks at length about the Republican Party. Finally, the discussion on the Republican Convention and the Republican Party concludes with the commentary of David Frum of the Manhattan Institute and Dan Goodgame of Time Magazine.moreless
  • 8/12/96
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    Republican Mayor of the City of New York, Rudy Giuliani, shares his opinions on the Republican Party and the ongoing Republican National Convention in San Diego. After, Human Rights Activist Harry Belafonte speaks about civil rights and racism in Hollywood
  • 8/9/96
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    Painter and sculptor Julian Schnabel discusses directorial debut with
  • 8/8/96
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    First, actress Gwyneth Paltrow and her Academy Award nominated screenwriter/director, Doug McGrath, talk about their new film Emma, an adaptation of the famous Jane Austen novel of the same name. Then, long jumper Carl Lewis, speaks about winning his 9th Olympic gold medal for the long jump at age 35.
  • 8/7/96
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    Leading Wall Street Investment Strategist Byron Wien of Morgan Stanley reflects on the volatile nature of the stock market in the past year and shares his predictions for the market's future. Then, former Republican Strategist Ed Rollins talks about his book, Bare Knuckles and Back Rooms, a revealingly honest account of his experiences in politics throughout his career, and the controversy ignited by his unforgiving honesty about various political figures.moreless
  • 8/6/96
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    First, Donald Rumsfeld, talks about his work on Bob Dole's presidential campaign. Then, Harry Smith of the CBS special Who's Getting Rich and Why Aren't You?, Louis Uchitelle, economic reporter for The New York Times and secretary of labor, Robert Reich discuss the down-sizing of the middle class in America. Finally, the band Hootie and the Blowfish discuss the success of their debut album, Cracked Rear View, and their latest effort, Fair Weather Johnson.moreless
  • 8/5/96
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    First, Jack Kemp of Empower America and Lawrence Summers, deputy secretary of the treasury talk about Bob Dole's tax cut proposals. Harry Belafonte, civil rights activist and actor talks about his role in Robert Altman's new movie about music, Kansas City. Finally, author Anne Rice talks about her 17th novel, Servant of the Bones, in which a supernatural hero journeys from ancient Babylon to modern-day New York City in search of redemption.moreless
  • 8/2/96
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    First, sports journalist Frank Deform joins Charlie from Atlanta, with his perspective on these Olympic games can be expected for the final two days of the games. After, high jumper Charles Austin speaks about rising from relative anonymity to win the Olympic Gold and set an new Olympic record in high jumping. Then, Israel's ambassador to the United States, Itamar Rabinovich, talks about announcing his retirement and how he sees Israeli-American relations and the opportunities for the peace process. Finally, film critics, Janet Maslin of The New York Times, Stephen Schiff of The New Yorker, and Jack Matthews of New York Newsday discuss a season of summer movie flops including Multiplicity and The Frighteners.moreless
  • 8/1/96
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    First, Oklahoma Governor Frank Keating reflects on the April 1995 bombing of the federal building in the state capital of Oklahoma. Then, Tom Freston, chairman and CEO of MTV Networks, Tabitha Soren, political correspondent for MTV News, Christopher John Farley of Time magazine, and the editor-in-chief of Details magazine Joe Dolce talk about the impact of MTV on America and pop culture on the networks 15th anniversary. Finally, author Brian Moore talks about his latest thriller, The Statement, in which the central character is a Vichy war criminal on the run from the law.moreless
  • Charlie Rose (July 31, 1996)
    Episode 07.31.96
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    George Stephanopoulos, Jason DeParle (NY Times), Robert Woodson, Sr., Ed Koch. Charlie speaks with Danny DeVito. DeVito's first feature film directing effort came in 1987 with Throw Momma From the Train and his production company, Jersey Films, which was responsible for Pulp Fiction, was formed in 1992. Matilda, DeVito's latest film, is based on the Roald Dahl children's story and he not only produced and directed the film, but also stars in it with his wife, actress Rhea Perlman.moreless
  • Charlie Rose (July 30, 1996)
    Episode 07.30.96
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    Stanley Crouch of the New York Daily News sits in for Charlie for the evening. General Brent Scowcroft, former national security adviser to President Bush, William Webster, former FBI director, Abe Rosenthal, columnist for The New York Times, and Nadine Strossen, president of the American Civil Liberties Union, discuss the growing number of recent terrorist attacks, including the Oklahoma City Bombing and the bombing of the Olympics in Atlanta. Then, Crouch talks with Art Spiegelman about the 10th anniversary of the graphic novel Maus, written over 13 years by Spiegelman, a titan in the world of underground comics. Finally, Crouch interviews saxophonist James Carter, one of the most talked-about young musicians in the jazz renaissance.moreless
  • Tom Friedman
    Episode 07.29.96
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    A discussion with Tom Friedman, a foreign affairs columnist for
  • Charlie Rose (July 26, 1996)
    Episode 07.26.96
    7/26/96
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    First, Henry Cisneros, the secretary of Housing and Urban Development, speaks about advising President Clinton about campaign strategy. Then, author Mario Puzo talks about capturing the public imagination with the publication of his book, The Godfather, which remains one of the top-selling novels in publishing history, and his return to the genre he knows so well with his new book, The Last Don. Finally, Drew Nieporent, one of America's most respected and celebrated restaurateurs, talks about coming from a middle class background to build a restaurant empire.moreless
  • Charlie Rose (July 25, 1996)
    Episode 07.25.96
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    First, Senator Tom Daschle, the minority leader of the United States, talks about legislation coming up in the Senate, and campaign '96. Then, Egyptian foreign minister Amre Moussa speaks about the Middle East peace process and the future of the Egypt. Finally, conductor John Eliot Gardiner discusses bringing his period instrument ensemble from London to the United States to interpret Beethoven's 9th Symphony with instruments of the composer's time.moreless
  • Charlie Rose (July 24, 1996)
    Episode 07.24.96
    7/24/96
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    Senior Senator from New York, Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Jacob Weisberg of New York magazine, and David Frum, a senior fellow of the Manhattan Institute, discuss the public's increasing frustration with the government, and what they feel is the proper role of the American government. After, Charlie speaks with Valery Gergiev, the artistic director and principal conductor of the Kirov Opera, about topics including his career as a conductor and his thoughts on his home country, Russia.moreless
  • Charlie Rose (July 23, 1996)
    Episode 07.23.96
    7/23/96
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    John Cochran, ABC News's Congressional correspondent, talks with Charlie about Bob Dole's campaign and Dole's potential picks for a vice presidential runningmate. Then, the new president-elect of the Dominican Republic, Leonel Fernandez, speaks about taking office in the near future, and his plans to modernize his country. After, writer John Horgan, Michael Lemonick of Time magazine, and Dr. Jeremiah Ostriker, provost of Princeton University, discuss whether or not there are any more big scientific discoveries left to be made. Finally, David Mixner, who has been credited with mobilizing the gay community behind President Clinton in the 1992 election talks about his new memoir, Stranger Among Friends.moreless
  • Charlie Rose (July 22, 1996)
    Episode 07.22.96
    7/22/96
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    First, author Joe Klein speaks about coming clean as the writer of the best selling political novel Primary Colors, and the ethical controversy surrounding his publishing the book anonymously. After, filmmaker Joel Schumaker speaks about his newest film, an adaptation of the John Grisham book, A Time to Kill. Finally, Dr. Thomas Burke, president of the New York chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine; Dr. Thomas Wickiewicz, chief of sports medicine at the Hospital for Special Surgery and Dr. Lisa Callahan, of the Women's Sports Medicine program at the Hospital for Special Surgery and journalist Adam Rogers, discuss new advances in training, diet and technology, that are allowing today's athletes to push their bodies farther than ever before.moreless
  • Charlie Rose (July 19, 1996)
    Episode 07.19.96
    7/19/96
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    Congresswoman Susan Molinari speaks about being selected by Bob Dole to be the keynote speaker at the Republican convention in San Diego. Then, political protege of Lee Atwater, Mary Matalin, talks about a variety of topics including hosting the CNBC show, Equal Time and her husband, Democratic Strategist James Carville. Then, musician John Mellencamp a star since the 1980's, speaks about his 14th album Mr. Happy- Go Lucky.moreless
  • Charlie Rose (July 18, 1996)
    Episode 07.18.96
    7/18/96
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    Mayor of New York Rudy Giuliani talks about the crash of TWA flight 800 into the Atlantic waters just off Long Island, New York and the process of notifying and comforting the families of the victims. After, Paul Bremer of Kissinger Associates, Robert Machol, former chief scientist for the FAA, Gideon Rose of the Council on Foreign Relations and essayist Roger Rosenblatt who was an eyewitness to the crash, continue the discussion of the crash of TWA Flight 800. Finally, Esther Dyson, president of the company Adventure Holdings, shares some of her insight into the future of the Internet.moreless
  • Charlie Rose (July 17, 1996)
    Episode 07.17.96
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    First, Richard Smith, Edward Kosner, Ken Auletta, and Kurt Andersen discuss the book "Primary Colors" by Anonymous. Then, former Colorado Governor Richard Lamm discusses his career in government. Finally, Dan Rather, anchor of the "CBS Evening News" discusses Fidel Castro.
  • Charlie Rose (July 16, 1996)
    Episode 07.16.96
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    First, David Remnick of The New Yorker magazine and Andrew Nagorski of Newsweek, discuss Boris Yeltsin's health and its implications for the future of Russia. Then, Michael Price, one of the nation's best-known, top-ranking money managers talks about the stock market's recent erratic behavior and his recent selling of his firm in a deal that could ultimately total $800 million. Finally, Tom Brokaw, anchor of NBC's Nightly News, and Andy Lack, President of NBC, talk about the debut of MSNBC, a 24- hour news cable channel that brings together two communications giants, NBC News and Microsoft.moreless
  • Charlie Rose (July 15, 1996)
    Episode 07.15.96
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    Arianna Huffington, of the Center for Effective Compassion, Lawrence O'Donnell, former campaign strategist and chief of staff for Senator Moynihan, and William Kristol of The Weekly Standard magazine discuss the struggling Dole campaign and the upcoming Democratic and Republican conventions. Then, director, Danny Boyle, producer Andrew Macdonald and screenwriter John Hodge discuss their new, much anticipated British film, Train Spotting. Finally, tennis player, MaliVai Washington discusses becoming the first African-American since Arthur Ashe to reach the Wimbledon finals.moreless
  • Charlie Rose (July 12, 1996)
    Episode 07.12.96
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    Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Dr. William Paul, director of the National NIH Office of AIDS Research, and Larry Kramer, author and playwright, discuss new advances in AIDS coming out of a conference in Vancouver, British Columbia. Stuart Rothenberg of The Rothenberg Political Report, and Jonathan Alter of Newsweek speak about Ross Perot's announcement that he would seek the presidential nomination of his Reform Party and whether or not the public wants him to. Finally, make-up artist and Three-Time Academy Award Winner Rick Baker talks about his career, which includes doing the make-up for Ed Wood, Harry and the Hendersons, and the new Eddie Murphy movie, The Nutty Professor.moreless
  • Charlie Rose (July 11, 1996)
    Episode 07.11.96
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    Benjamin Netanyahu, the new prime minister of Israel, talks about his plans for the future of his country. Then, David Gates of Newsweek, Paul Gray of Time Magazine and Sybil Steinberg of Publisher's Weekly, share their predictions for the books of the summer of 1996.
  • Charlie Rose (July 9, 1996)
    Episode 07.09.96
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    Singer/Actress Cher, who has been a part of popular culture for three decades, is on. After gaining fame in 1960s as half of the duo of Sonny and Cher, the singer went on to achieve success as a solo artist. She talks about fulfilling her lifelong dreams to be an actress and rejuvenating her singing career with her latest recording, It's a Man's World. Then, Actor Michael Keaton who has played roles ranging from Mr. Mom to Batman talks about his newest movie, Multiplicity, in which he plays four roles as a man who clones himself to manage his busy life.moreless
  • Philip Johnson
    Episode 07.08.96
    7/8/96
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    A discussion with architect Philip Johnson, who has been at the forefront of architecture and design for over half a century with an eclectic body of work that reflects the many forms of modern architecture. Johnson talks about his career and his 90th birthday, which is being celebrated at the Museum of Modern Art.moreless
  • Charlie Rose (July 5, 1996)
    Episode 07.05.96
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    Marshall Frady speaks about meeting Jesse Jackson in the late 1960s, spending seven years traveling with him and his new book which resulted from the experiences, Jesse, the Life and Pilgrimage of Jesse Jackson. Then, Calvin and Alice Trillin discuss their careers, he as a syndicated columnist and the author, she as a producer of children's television. They also reflect on their over 30 year marriage and their new books, Calvin's Messages from My Father, a humorous look at growing up in Missouri with his Russian immigrant father; and Alice's Dear Bruno, which is a touching look at her battle with lung cancer. Finally, Ted Sorenson talks about his latest book, Why I Am a Democrat, his service in government and his continuing support of the Democratic ideals and where he finds them.moreless
  • Charlie Rose (July 4, 1996)
    Episode 07.04.96
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    Actors Robert Duvall and James Caan discuss recent films and "The Godfather."
  • Charlie Rose (July 3, 1996)
    Episode 07.03.96
    7/3/96
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    Professor Stephen Cohen of Princeton University, David Remnick of The New Yorker Magazine, Professor Peter Reddaway of George Washington University and David Satter, a visiting scholar at Johns Hopkins University, discuss the Russian presidential election and its implications for the future of Russia. Then, journalist Malcolm Gladwell and Dr. Jam Ghajar talk about Dr. Ghajar's efforts to treat the young woman who was brutally attacked in Central Park in broad daylight. Finally, filmmaker Bud Greenspan speaks about his latest work, a film made in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the modern Olympics, America's Greatest Olympians.moreless
  • A Conversation About "a Delicate Balance"
    7/2/96
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    Playwright Edward Albee and actor George Grizzard talk about Albee's play,
  • A Discussion On Bob Dole
    Episode 07.02.96
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    A conversation with Tim Russert of NBC News and Jonathan Alter of
  • Charlie Rose (June 28, 1996)
    Episode 06.28.96
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    Alan Brinkley, of Columbia University, Eric Alterman, political columnist for The Nation magazine, R. W. Apple, Jr. , of The New York Times and Michael Sandel, an author and professor at Harvard discuss the topic of Sandel's new book, Democracy's Discontent, namely, American's growing discontent with their government. Then, actor Woody Harrelson, talks about his three films due out this year, including the comedy movie about bowling, Kingpin, as well as making headlines for his efforts to legalize industrial hemp, and his recent arrest in Kentucky for planting marijuana seeds. Finally, writer Flora Fraser talks about her new book, The Unruly Queen, the biography of Queen Caroline, who was at the center of one of the greatest scandals in British royal history.moreless
  • Alan King
    Alan King
    Episode 06.27.96
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    Comedian Alan King talks about his memoir
  • J. Carter Brown
    Episode 06.27.96
    6/27/96
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    A conversation with former director of the National Gallery of Art J. Carter Brown about his career, art, and the cable television channel solely devoted to the arts, Ovation, of which he is the chairman.
  • Charlie Rose (June 26, 1996)
    Episode 06.26.96
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    First, author Judith Miller, former assistant secretary of state and ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Richard Murphy, and later, Adel Al-Jubeir, spokesman with the Saudi embassy and former secretary of state Lawrence Eagleburger, discuss the recent escalation of terrorism in Saudi Arabia, including a recent truck bomb explosion in an apartment housing U. S. Army and Air Force personnel. Then, Mexico's foreign minister, Angel Gurria, talks about various issues concerning Mexico and Mexican-American relations, including the country's recent economic turnaround leading to its return to international markets. Filmmaker, John Sayles and actors Chris Cooper and Joe Morton speak about their new movie, Lone Star. Written, directed and edited by Sayles, the film tells the tale of a murder investigation in a Texas border townmoreless
  • 6/25/96
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    Laurence Tribe of Harvard and attorney Gerald Lefcourt debate the President's endorsement of a Constitutional amendment to protect victims' rights.
  • Charlie Rose (June 21, 1996)
    Episode 06.21.96
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    First, Wall Street Journal columnist, author and Bob Dole's speechwriter Mark Hampering, talks about his work with the candidate, particularly the memorable speech he penned for Dole's resignation from Senate. Then, author, renowned heiress, and one-time jeans designer Gloria Vanderbilt talks about witnessing her 23-year-old son Carter's death. Finally, Buck O'Neil, a former professional baseball play for the Negro Leagues and the first African American coach in the major leagues, talks about his new book about life and baseball, I Was on Right Time.moreless
  • Charlie Rose (June 20, 1996)
    Episode 06.20.96
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    In the wake of controversy in Washington over the White House's acquisition of FBI background reports on some 400 people, Charlie talks to Michael Isikoff of "Newsweek" and John Harris of "TheWashington Post." Then, a conversation with Reverend Jesse Jac
  • Charlie Rose (June 19, 1996)
    Episode 06.19.96
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    James Stewart, author of Blood Sport, a book on the Whitewater investigation, talks about Bruce Lindsey, President Clinton's most trusted adviser, being named an un-indicted co-conspirator in the latest Whitewater trial. He reflects on the political implications of this announcement. After, actor James Caan, who garnered an Academy Award nomination for his role in The Godfather, and an Emmy nomination for Brian's Song, speaks about his latest role in the new Arnold Schwarzenegger movie, Eraser. Finally, author William Kennedy talks about his latest book, The Flaming Corsage, the sixth in a cycle of books set in Albany, New York, that reached its pinnacle with the Pulitzer Prize-winning Ironweed in 1983.moreless
  • 6/18/96
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    Peter Vecsey of NBC Sports and the
  • A Discussion On The Whitewater Investigation
    6/18/96
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    A discussion about the Senate Whitewater Committee's 14-month investigation and the issuing of reports by the Republican and Democratic parties disageeing on almost every issue. Michael Chertoff, majority special counsel for the Senate Whitewater Committee, and Richard Ben-Veniste, minority counsel, share their analysis of the reports.
  • Charlie Rose (June 17, 1996)
    Episode 06.17.96
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    First, Dan Rather of CBS News, Peter Reddaway of George Washington University, Jonathan Schwartz, radio host, professor Stephen Cohen, writer and foreign correspondent to Russia David Remnick, Stephen Sestanovich, vice president for Russian and Eurasian affairs at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Steven Solnick of Columbia University, and Gennady Zyuganov, discuss the Russian election between candidates Gennady Zyuganov and Boris Yeltsin. After, a tribute to the legendary singer Ella Fitzgerald, with Jonathan Schwartz of WQEQ radio, who is the writer and narrator of the tribute which will be presented at Carnegie Hall next month, and Tommy Flanagan, the great jazz pianist who accompanied Fitzgerald for nearly two decades.moreless
  • Charlie Rose (June 14, 1996)
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    Jack Kemp, former secretary of HUD, and Roger Altman, former deputy secretary of the treasury in the Clinton administration, discuss potential tax cuts and their impact on the economy. Then, author Mary Gordon talks bout The Shadow Man, the memoir of her search for the truth in her late father's life and in hers. Finally Filmmaker and director Bernardo Bertolucci, who made his reputation 22 years ago with movies about politics and in 1972, with his film, Last Tango in Paris, talks about his new movie, Stealing Beauty.moreless
  • Charlie Rose (June 13, 1996)
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    Assistant attorney general for Civil Rights Deval Patrick, and Abe Rosenthal of The New York Times, discuss the troubling and suspicious escalation in the number of fires in black churches in the past year. After, Haynes Johnson and David Broder, two of Washington's most distinguished journalists, talk about their book, The System: The American Way of Politics at the Breaking Point, their book for which they closely followed the progress of President Clinton's health care reform proposal. Finally, 23-year-old, Adam Werbach, recently named the youngest president of the Sierra Club talks about motivating a younger generation of environmentalists to take action.moreless
  • A Discussion On Abortion
    A Discussion On Abortion
    Episode 06.12.96
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    Arianna Huffington, chair of the Center for Effective Compassion, and attorney/journalist Laura Ingraham discuss the reopening of the debate on the abortion plank by Bob Dole.
  • Ben Stiller
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    A conversation with actor/director Ben Stiller about his famous parents, his 1994 film
  • Charlie Rose (June 11, 1996)
    Episode 06.11.96
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    First, Bob Dole's former colleagues, Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan of New York and Senator William Cohen of Maine, discuss Bob Dole's emotional resignation from the Senate. The discussion on Dole's resignation from Senate continues with journalists Al Hunt of The Wall Street Journal and Gloria Borger of U. S. News & World Report. Then, U. S. secretary of commerce and former trade negotiator, Mickey Kantor gives and update on U. S. trade relationships. Finally, an appreciation of Frank Israel. The brilliant architect, who taught architecture at UCLA and worked as a set designer, passed away at age 50 in Los Angeles.moreless
  • Pete Hamill
    Pete Hamill
    Episode 06.10.96
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    Boxing fan and journalist Pete Hamill talks about the problems with his favorite sport and offers suggestions as to how they might be fixed.
  • A Discussion On America's 25 Most Influential People
  • Charlie Rose (June 7, 1996)
    Episode 06.07.96
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    First, Sergei Karaganov, adviser to Boris Yeltsin, talks about the upcoming historic election in Russia. There are 11 candidates running, including Yeltsin. Then, Deputy secretary of state Strobe Talbott talks about various topics including the vision of the Clinton administration, the upcoming election, and Russia. Finally, Kathy Ryan, photography editor at The New York Times Magazine; Peter Galassi, chief photography curator at the Museum of Modern Art, and photographers Jim Nachtwey and Gilles Peress, discuss the new exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art for which The New York Times gave 300 of its photographs.moreless
  • Charlie Rose (June 6, 1996)
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    Warren B. Rudman; Edward Said of Columbia University on the implications of the Israeli elections and the peace process in the Middle East. Then, David Remnick and Roger Angell of The New Yorker remember Joe Mitchell. Mitchell wrote for The New Yorker magazine for 58 years and preserved a New York that does not exist anymore for generations to come. Mitchell covered events including the 1936 World's Fair, McSorley's Saloon, presidential elections and the Fulton Fish Market.moreless
  • Charlie Rose (June 5, 1996)
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    First, economist Lester Thurow examines the future of the Capitalism. He explores the underlying forces threatening financial stability and reshaping global economy. Then, Reverend Gardner Taylor, who has served as a pastor at Brooklyn's Concord Baptist Church of Christ for 42 years, is now its pastor emeritus. He talks about his life work and the issue of race in America. Lawyer, and former presidential candidate Gary Hart talks about emerging as an advocate for political change with this book, The Patriot: An Exhortation to Liberate America From the Barbarians, which examines the essential qualities of modern leadership.moreless
  • Charlie Rose (June 4, 1996)
    Episode 06.04.96
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    On the anniversary of the brutal attack of students by Chinese tanks and soldiers in Tiananmen Square in Beijing, Chai Ling, commander-in-chief of the student rebellion, and James Lilley, who was U. S. ambassador to China during the protest, talk about the incident and the new PBS Frontline documentary, The Gate of Heavenly Peace. After, famous band leader Peter Duchin, who leads his own band, the Peter Duchin Orchestra, and his co-writer Charles Michener talk about Duchin's new memoir, Ghost of a Chance, which is about his life and career.moreless
  • Charlie Rose (June 3, 1996)
    Episode 06.03.96
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    Ralph Reed, the executive director of the Christian Coalition, discusses his new book, Active Faith, which talks about how the Christian right intends to use its political clout and defines an agenda for the election year and beyond. Then, director Michael Greif, producer Kevin McCollum, and actors Anthony Rapp, Daphne Rubin-Vega and Adam Pascal talk about their hit Broadway show Rent, which recently won four Tony awards including Best Musical.moreless
  • Charlie Rose (May 31, 1996)
    Episode 05.31.96
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    First, Ambassador Nicholas Platt, President of the Asia Society, Li Lu, Tiananmen Square organizer, and Carma Hinton, producer of "The Gate of Heavenly Peace," discuss the protests and crackdown in Tiananmen Square in 1989. Then, Brazilian actress Sonia Braga discusses her international movie career. Finally, John Lahr, drama critic with the New Yorker magazine, discusses the upcoming Tony Awards.moreless
  • Ted Koppel
    Episode 05.30.96
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    Ted Koppel of ABC News introduces his book “Nightline: History in the Making and the Making of Television
  • Charlie Rose (May 29, 1996)
    Episode 05.29.96
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    James Stewart, author of the book Blood Sport, talks about the Whitewater fraud and conspiracy trial in Little Rock, Arkansas in which James and Susan McDougal and Arkansas Governor Jim Guy Tucker were convicted on several felony counts. He reflects on what this could mean for the president and his campaign for re-election. Then, Amy Wilentz, the Middle East correspondent for The New Yorker, Haim Shibi, of Yediot Ahronoth, and Clyde Haberman, columnist for The New York Times, discuss the elections taking place in Israel. Finally, American playwright Terrence McNally, who is nominated for a Tony for Master Class, talks about his prolific career, which has included a Best Play Tony for Love, Valor, Compassion and a new tribute for Maria Callas star Zoe Callwell.moreless
  • Charlie Rose (May 28, 1996)
    Episode 05.28.96
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    Mort Zuckerman sits in for Charlie for the hour and first talks to Brian Duffy, senior editor of U. S. News & World Report, and John Fund, a member of the editorial board of The Wall Street Journal, to talk about the Whitewater fraud and conspiracy trial of Clinton's former business partners James and Susan McDougal. Then, author Lord Jeffrey Archer, who served as deputy chairman of the Conservative Party, talks about his new book, The Fourth Estate. The subject matter is media tycoons Rupert Murdoch and Robert Maxwell. Finally, Daniel Yankelovich, president of the Public Agenda Foundation, talks about frustration and anxiety in America, as detailed in his essay, Three Destructive Trends.moreless
  • Charlie Rose (May 27, 1996)
    Episode 05.27.96
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    First, Carl Sagan, one of the pre-eminent astronomers of our time, talks about his latest work, The Demon Haunted World, Science as a Candle in the Dark, which explores the country's growing fascination with pseudo-sciences. Then, filmmaker Todd Solondz talks about his new film, Welcome to the Dollhouse. Finally, one of the lawyers who defended O. J. Simpson, Gerald Uelmen, talks about his new book, Lessons from the Trial, which deals with what he learned during the Simpson trial.moreless
  • John Mccain
    John Mccain
    Episode 05.24.96
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    Senator John McCain, a former prisoner of war and current member of Congress talks about politics in America and his relationship with Bob Dole.
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    A Discussion Of The Cannes Film Festival
  • Charlie Rose (May 23, 1996)
    Episode 05.23.96
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    First, Charlie talks to Senator Sam Nunn. A question of increasing concern to those interested in America's national security is the vulnerability of the Pentagon to computer hackers. Nunn, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Armed Services Committee, has taken an interest in this problem and he discusses the importance of defending American intelligence. Then, in light of the upcoming peace negotiations on Northern Ireland, the conflict in Bosnia, and other pressing issues of foreign policy, a conversation with British Ambassador to the United States Sir John Kerr. He reflects on these topics and the state of US-British relations. Finally, Les Moonves, the head of CBS Entertainment, looks ahead to the fall season in Prime Time television which will include such staples as Seinfeld, ER and Monday Night Football along with newcomers like Ted Danson's new show, Ink.moreless
  • Charlie Rose (May 22, 1996)
    Episode 05.22.96
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    Tonight, a conversation about the reality and the affects of "Gotcha" journalism. The recent suicide of the highest-ranking officer in the Navy, Admiral Jeremy Boorda, has generated debate about whether the media has gone too far in their reporting. Here to weigh in on the topic of how invasive the media ought to be are Jonathan Alter, senior editor and columnist for Newsweek magazine, Kurt Andersen, editor of New York magazine, Rick MacArthur, publisher of Harper's magazine, Lawrence O'Donnell, former chief of staff of the Senate Finance Committee and Nina Totenberg, legal affairs correspondent on National Public Radio.moreless
  • Charlie Rose (May 21, 1996)
    Episode 05.21.96
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    Yesterday, the U. S. Supreme Court struck down Colorado's anti-gay amendment, which sought to take away the power of government at any level, state or local, to protect lesbians and gay men from discrimination. Here to continue the nation-wide debate are Matt Coles, the director of the ACLU's Lesbian and Gay Rights Program and one of the lawyers in the Supreme Court case, Martin Duberman, an historian of the gay and lesbian movement, Urvashi Vaid, lesbian activist and author of Virtual Equality and Andrew Sullivan, former editor of The New Republic and author of Virtually Normal. Then, a conversation with John Fund who is on the editorial board of The Wall Street Journal. He helped write today's editorial on the Supreme Court ruling and he shares his thoughts on the controversy. Finally, a conversation with editor-in-chief of Simon & Schuster, Michael Korda, and chief of urology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering, Dr. William R. Fair about Prostate cancer, currently the fastest growing type of cancer among men in the US.moreless
  • Charlie Rose (May 20, 1996)
    Episode 05.20.96
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    First, Charlie speaks with President Alberto Fujimori who in his six years in office has transformed Peru, making its economy one of the fastest growing in its region and in the world. Fujimori talks about his efforts with the economy, Peru's ongoing conflict with the Shining Path guerrillas and his detractors who believe that Fujimori has too much power and has abused the rights of some of his citizens. Then, a conversation with national correspondent for Time magazine, Michael Kramer, who has just returned from a visit to Russia. He shares some insight into the upcoming election in that country which pits Boris Yeltsin against Gennady Zyuganov. Also, Richard Ford, author of Independence Day, which is the first novel ever to win both the Pulitzer Prize and the Penn/Faulkner Award, and Jack Miles, whose book, God, The Biography, has been honered in the biography category, are on to discuss their accmomplishments. Finally, Osborn Elliot, former editor-in-chief of Newsweek, remembers journalist Richard Clurman.moreless
  • Charlie Rose (May 17, 1996)
    Episode 05.17.96
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    On the occasion of Bob Dole's dramatic resignation from the Senate Wednesday, Senator Christopher Dodd, a Democrat from Connecticut and chairman of the Democratic National Committee, reflects on the presidential candidate. Dole's opposition in the presidential race could be what Senator John McCain calls "the biggest fight of President Clinton's political life.'' Then, two journalists, Todd Purdum of The New York Times and E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and the Brookings Institution, reflect on Dole's decision to leave the senate and what it could mean for President Clinton. Finally, David Foster Wallace, author of the 1,000 page Jest, Jonathan Franzen, author of Strong, and Mark Leyner, author of Tooth Imprints on a Corn Dog are on to talk about the future of fiction in the information age.moreless
  • Charlie Rose (May 16, 1996)
    Episode 05.16.96
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    First, Ambassador to Burundi Robert Krueger, Lansana Kouyate, the United Nations Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs covering Africa, and Randall Robinson, President of TransAfrica, are on to give a report on the state of Africa. In light of problems including genocide in Rwanda, ethnic killings in Burundi, anarchy in Liberia, human rights abuses in Nigeria, and terrorism from Libya, the panel reflects on what the world community's involvement in Africa should be. Then, Richard Brookhiser, senior editor at the National Review clears up some of the myths that have obscured the legacy of George Washington in conversation about his new book, Founding Father. Finally, a conversation about fake art with former director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art Thomas Hoving. He discusses his new book, False Impressions, in which he examines a history of art forgery and maintains that the collections of the world's leading museums include frauds.moreless
  • Charlie Rose (May 14, 1996)
    Episode 05.14.96
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    In light of the eight deaths that occurred this weekend due to a surprise blizzard on Mt. Everest, Charlie talks with three men who have been up and back. Mountaineer Joe Blackburn, Lawrence Huntington, Chairman and CEO of Fiduciary Trust Company International and David Swanson, CEO, Countrymark, Inc reflect on why Everest has such allure for climbers. Then, Bill Cosby, whose program The Cosby Show rescued a struggling NBC and revitalized the sitcom in the mid '80s, is on to discuss a new television show that will premiere on CBS this fall. Finally, first--time novelist Jane Mendelsohn talks about her new book, I Was Amelia Earhart. The narration of the book assumes the voice of the aviator herself and illustrates Earhart life beyond the events of 1937.moreless
  • Charlie Rose (May 13, 1996)
    Episode 05.13.96
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    First, a conversation with architect Michael Graves. Graves is one of the original five New York architects whose buildings include color, texture and geometry in ways that defy convention. Graves talks about his body of work which ranges from Walt Disney World hotels to simple and elegant homes, and spans the globe, from the Napa Valley to Japan. Then, actor Gary Sinise, who co-founded of Chicago's acclaimed Steppenwolf Theater Company, discusses his latest project which has earned him a Tony nomination. He is currently starring in Buried Child, which is the first Sam Shepard play to be performed on Broadway. Finally, writer Letty Cottin Pogrebin talks to Charlie about her new book, Getting Over Getting Old, An Intimate Journey. The book deals with aging in a changing world and the experience that The Roosevelt generation is currently going through.moreless
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    A conversation with author Jay McInerney, whose 1984 debut,
  • David O. Russell
    David O. Russell
    Episode 05.10.96
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    Filmmaker David O. Russell discusses his film
  • A Discussion With Jay Winik
    Episode 05.09.96
    5/9/96
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    A conversation with Jay Winik, a scholar of 1980s politics, about his book
  • Jim Jarmusch
    Jim Jarmusch
    Episode 05.09.96
    5/9/96
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    Filmmaker Jim Jarmusch, who helped start the New York independent film scene, talks about
  • Charlie Rose (May 8, 1996)
    Episode 05.08.96
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    As companies in the huge service sector are becoming more efficient and productive, downsizing has become a major topic of debate in America. On to discuss this issue are Stephen Roach, an economist at Morgan Stanley & Co., and Robert Reich, the secretary of labor. Then, Jose Carreras, a member of The Three Tenors along with Placido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti, was diagnosed with leukemia in 1987. After his recovery, Carreras broadened his repertoire to include musicals and other popular works and now he has released a new album, Passion, an arragement of favorite classical melodies. Finally, a debate between Eric Breindel of The New York Post and Christopher Hitchens of Vanity Fair over historian David Irving's controversial biography of Nazi-propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels.moreless
  • Charlie Rose (May 7, 1996)
    Episode 05.07.96
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    Following President Boris Yeltsin's announcement yesterday that Russia's presidential election will be held as planned next month, Fareed Zakaria of Foreign Affairs, Stephen Cohen of Princeton University and Steven Solnick of Columbia University's Harriman Institute discuss the situation in Russia and whether the election will actually go forward. Then, Alistair Cooke celebrates his fiftieth year of commentary as an Englishman in his adopted homeland. His BBC broadcast is called Letter from America. Finally, George Jones is widely regarded as country music's greatest living singer. He talks to Charlie about his career and a new book about his life, I Lived to Tell it All.moreless
  • Charlie Rose (May 6, 1996)
    Episode 05.06.96
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    There is currently an investigation going on in Washington to look into the recent rise in gas prices. Daniel Yergin, president of the Cambridge Energy Research Group, is on to talk about the problem which he says boils down to the supply of crude oil, cold weather and economic growth around the world. Then, a conversation with Judith Miller who has been reporting from the Middle East for more than two decades. Her latest book is God Has Ninety-Nine Names and explores the influence of fundamentalist, militant Islam in that region. Finally, James Moore, management consultant and author of a new book, The Death of Competition, and James Barksdale, president and CEO of Netscape Communications Corporation, are on to discuss how the business world is changing and how the internet is doing away with competition.moreless
  • Charlie Rose (May 3, 1996)
    Episode 05.03.96
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    Earlier this week, President Clinton announced a new anti-drug plan and named General Barry McCaffrey, America's most highly decorated soldier, point man. McCaffrey is the director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy and he talks to Charlie about an increasingly urgent problem in America and how he intends to approach solving it. Then, Nathan Lane is on to talk about his simultaneous Hollywood and Broadway successes. He is currently starring in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum on Broadway and he can also be seen, starring opposite Robin Williams, in The Birdcage. Finally, in 1954, Jim Wright was elected to the first of 18 consecutive terms in Congress. He has known every American president from Eisenhower through Bush. He is on to share a bit about American History and offer his insight into the 1996 presidential election.moreless
  • Tom Brokaw
    Episode 05.02.96
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    An interview with Tom Brokaw, anchor of NBC Nightly News, about his career, which has included reporting on the resignation of President Nixon, the Rise of Ronald Reagan and the fall of the Berlin Wall, and the Oklahoma City bombing. Brokaw also discusses his influences and his ranking as the most watched news anchor in America.moreless
  • Richard Gere
    Episode 05.01.96
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    An interview with actor Richard Gere, whose films include
  • Steve Forbes
    Episode 04.30.96
    4/30/96
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    Steve Forbes, CEO of Forbes and former candidate for the Republican presidential nomination, discusses the problems the Dole campaign faces, including the prospect of a fight over abortion.
  • David And Tom Gardner
    David And Tom Gardner
    Episode 04.30.96
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    An interview with brothers David and Tom Gardner, creators of the Motley Fool Investment Club, a public forum for discussion about the stock market, about their book
  • Stuart Stevens
    Stuart Stevens
    Episode 04.29.96
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    Stuart Stevens, media advisor to Senator Dole, defends his candidate against charges that the Dole campaign for the presidency has stalled.
  • Joe Queenan
    Episode 04.29.96
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    Film critic Joe Queenan of
  • 4/26/96
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    A conversation with the chairman of the National Cable Television Association, Brian Roberts, who is also the president of Comcast, the third-largest cable operator in the United States, about the future of cable, the Internet and multimedia.
  • Billy Taylor
    Billy Taylor
    Episode 04.26.96
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    Dr. Billy Taylor, known as the great ambassador of the jazz world, talks about the Women in Jazz event and a festival in honor of Duke Ellington's birthday, both at the Kennedy Center.
  • A Discussion With Michael Fuchs
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    Michael Fuchs, former chairman and CEO of HBO, Inc., discusses his decision to leave Time Warner following a series of executive dismissals and controversy over gangsta' rap, and he talks about his future plans in the business world.
  • Zubin Mehta
    Episode 04.25.96
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    Zubin Mehta, who became the music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic at age 24, discusses his tour with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, of which he was named music director for life in 1981.
  • Richard Holbrooke
    Episode 04.24.96
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    An interview with former Assistant Secretary of State Richard Holbrooke, who is the architect of the Dayton accord that led to peace in Bosnia, about his hope for a unified Bosnia and the problem of Iranian troops entering Bosnia.
  • A Discussion About The Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Auction
    A conversation with auctioneer Robert Woolley, David Redden, Senior VP of Sotheby's Worldwide, and publisher Marvin Shanken about the Sotheby's auction of possessions of the late Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and why people are so compelled to own pieces of American history.
  • A Discussion About Spies
    A Discussion About Spies
    Episode 04.23.96
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    A conversation with Rodney Barker, author of
  • Brett Butler
    Episode 04.23.96
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    Brett Butler talks about her difficult journey to success and the experience of producing her own top-rated sitcom,
  • 4/22/96
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    The Merger Of Bell Atlantic And Nynex Announced Today In New York City Is The Second Largest American Corporate Merger Ever. On To Discuss The Implications Of The Merger Are Ivan Seidenberg, Chairman And Ceo Of Nynex, And Raymond Smith, Chairman & Ceo Of Bell Atlantic. Then, Larry Ellison, The Founder And Ceo Of The Oracle Corporation, Is A $4 Billion Computer Software Company, Talks To Charlie About His Business Ambitions, The Network Computer, And The New Era Of The Internet. Finally, Independent Filmmaker John Pierson Of Grainy Pictures Talks About His Book, Spike, Mike, Slackers And Dykes: A Guided Tour Across A Decade Of American Independent Cinema.moreless
  • Seamus Heaney
    Seamus Heaney
    Episode 04.19.96
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    An interview with Irish poet Seamus Heaney, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1995, about his first compilation of poems since,
  • Huston Smith
    Episode 04.19.96
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    A conversation with philosopher, teacher, and author Huston Smith, who has dedicated his life to the study of the world's religions. He talks about his life work and the book that has been a bestseller since it was published in 1958,
  • Andrew Sullivan
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    Former editor of
  • Anthony Hopkins
    Anthony Hopkins
    Episode 04.18.96
    4/18/96
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    Actor Anthony Hopkins discusses the film
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    In Light Of Reports Of The Massacre Of Men And The Rape Of Women In Bosnia, Charlie Talks To A Panel Of Women Who Have Been There. They Are Journalist And Former Refugee Jurate Kazickas, Catherine O'Neill, Journalist And Co-Founder Of The Women'S Commission, Liv Ullman Actress And Co-Founder Of The Women'S Commission, Rose Styron, Poet And Human Rights Activist, And Women'S Activist Nancy Rubin. Then, A Remembrance Of Former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin With His Granddaughter, Noa Ben Artz-Pelossof. She Has Written A Book, In The Name Of Sorrow, About Her Grandfather, Her Country, And The Peace Process. Then, Moma Curators Kirk Varnedoe And Margitt Rowell Talk About A New Exhibit And The Enigmatic Genius Behind It, Constantin Brancusi. Finally, Jazz Vocalist Cassandra Wilson Talks To Charlie About Her Latest Record, New Moon Daughter. Wilson Has Been Hailed As The Greatest Female Jazz Vocalist Of Her Generation And Tonight She Performs On The Show.moreless
  • 4/16/96
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    Today, President Clinton Is Leading In The Polls, But Still Dogged By The Whitewater Scandal And The Republican Majority Congress. He Is Preoccupied With Foreign Policy In North Korea, China, Bosnia, And The Middle East. A Panel Including New York Governor Mario Cuomo, Jonathan Alter Of Newsweek Magazine, Richard Reeves Author Of Running In Place: How Bill Clinton Disappointed America And Paul Greenberg, Author Of No Surprises. Then, Charlie Talks To French Cinematic Icon, Catherine Deneuve. Her Latest Film, My Favorite Season, Is About To Be Released In The United States.moreless
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    A conversation with Richard Kluger, author of
  • Jack Rubin
    Jack Rubin
    Episode 04.15.96
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    Charlie talks to Holocaust survivor Jack Rubin, who is from Bransk, Poland where nearly the entire Jewish community was exterminated by the Nazis.
  • A Discussion About Race
    Episode 04.12.96
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    A discussion with Henry Louis Gates, chairman of the Department of African American studies at Harvard University, and Cornel West, professor of African American studies at Harvard, about their book
  • 4/11/96
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    First, George C. Wolfe, Producer Of The Joseph Papp Public Theatre New York Shakespeare Festival, And Choreographer And Dancer Savion Glover Have Combined Hip Hop With Tap. The Result Is Bring In The Noise, Bring In The Funk, Is A Hybrid Of Documentary, Linear Narrative, And Song And Dance. Then, Tony Schwartz Of New York Magazine Went On A Quest To Search Out Wisdom In America. Ther Result Is The Book, What Really Matters. Schwartz Also Talks About The Book That He Is Currently Working On With Disney Ceo Michael Eisner. Also, Widow Of Reginald Lewis, Loida Lewis Stepped In To Head Tlc Beatrice International Holdings When Her Husband Passed Away. Defying Skeptics Who Questioned Her Lack Of Experience, She Has Succeeded In Increasing Profits And Sales. She Talks To Charlie About Keeping The Lewis Legacy Alive. Finally, Playwright Wendy Wasserstein Brings Her Gift For Humor And Storytelling To The World Of Children'S Books With Pamela'S First Musical, The Story Of A Nine-Year-Old'S First Trip To Broadway. She Discusses Her New Book And The Process Of Changing Genres.moreless
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    First, Marian Wright Delman Is President Of The Children'S Defense Fund, An Author And A Friend Of Hillary Clinton'S. She Joins Charlie For A Conversation About American Children And The Effects Of Gun Violence On Young People. Then, The Editor And Publisher Of Penthouse Magazine, Bob Guggione. He Talks To Charlie About What Inspired Him To Start The Magazine, Why He Enjoys His Work And What He Sees For The Future Of The Publication. Also, The Visionary Developer James Rouse Died Yesterday At The Age Of 81. He Was Responsible For Such Projects As Faneuil Hall In Boston And South Street Seaport In New York And Used Profits From These To Build Innovative Housing For The Poor. Paul Goldberger And Kurt Anderson, Both Of The New York Times, Reflect On Rouse'S Life.moreless
  • John Updike
    John Updike
    Episode 04.09.96
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    An interview with author John Updike about
  • A Reflection On 1995
    Episode 04.09.96
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    A panel including Elizabeth Drew, author of
  • Charlie Rose (April 8, 1996)
    Episode 04.08.96
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    First, Defense Attorney Barry Scheck. He Is Known To The Country As The O.J. Simpson Defense Lawyer And Even Before The Case Had A Reputation As A Pioneer In The Field Of Dna Fingerprinting As A Method For Ruling Out Defendants As Suspects And Overturning Bad Convictions. He Talks To Charlie As The United States Government Prepares For Trial In The High Profile Unibomber And Oklahoma City Cases. Then, As Russians Prepare For A Presidential Election This June, Joseph Stalin'S Place In Russian History May Well Become An Issue Of The Campaign, As A Revived Communist Party Still Refuses To Denounce Stalin. Robert C. Tucker, Author Of Two Books On Stalin, Stephen Cohen, Princeton University Professor Of Russian Studies, And Edvard Radzinsky, The Author Of A Recent Biography Of Stalin, Are On To Talk About This Issue And To Try And Understand Why Stalin Is Still Such An Influential Figure In Russia.moreless
  • Charlie Rose (April 5, 1996)
    Episode 04.05.96
    4/5/96
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    First, Daniel Jonah Goldhagen Is On To Discuss His New Book On Adolf Hitler, Hitler'S Willing Executioners. The Book Makes The Argument That The Holocaust Could Only Have Happened With The Support Of Ordinary Germans And Explores Why Anti-Semitism And The Slaughter Of Jews Embraced By The German People. Then, A Conversation With Howard K. Smith. Smith'S Long And Dazzling Career Began When He Left Oxford, Where He Was A Rhodes Scholar, To Cover World War Ii. During His Forty Years In News, He Conducted The First Television Interview With President Nixon And Moderated The 1960 Presidential Debate Between Kennedy And Nixon. He Has Just Completed His Memoir, Events Leading Up To My Death. Finally, An Interview With British Actor Robert E. Grant, Whose Feature Film Debut Was The The Cult Classic, Withnail And I. Since Coming To Hollywood He Has Worked With Robert Altman, Frances Ford Coppola And Martin Scorsese. He Talks To Charlie About His Role In The Romantic Comedy, Jack And Sarah.moreless
  • Charlie Rose (April 4, 1996)
    Episode 04.04.96
    4/4/96
    0.0
    A Suspect In The Unibomber Case Was Arraigned Today In Montana. His Name Was Theodore J. Kaczynski. He Is A Former Professor, A Graduate Of Harvard And The University Of Michigan And His Targets Have Mostly Been Scientists And Academics Who Worked In Technology. Here To Look At His Motives, His Choice Of Vitims And Other Questions Are John Douglas, Formerly Of The Fbi, Elaine Shannon Of Time And James Gleick, A Columnist For The New York Times Then, A Conversation With Comedian Bill Maher. Maher Is The Host Of The Cocktail Party Style Talk Show Politically Incorrect Which Brings Together Unlikely Guests To Discuss Current Events. Charlie Talks To Maher About The Show And This Weeks Events Which Will No Doubt Be Covered By Politically Incorrect. Finally, Franco Zeffirelli Is Best Known As A Filmmaker But He Has Also Been An Opera Director And An Italian Senator. He Is On To Talk About His Many Hats And Also A New Movie, An Adaptation Of Charlotte Bronte'S 1847 Classic, Jane Eyre, Starring William Hurt And Charlotte Gainsbourg.moreless
  • Charlie Rose (April 3, 1996)
    Episode 04.03.96
    4/3/96
    0.0
    An Air Force Plane Carrying U.S. Commerce Secretary Ron Brown Crashed In Croatia Today While He Traveled To Bosnia On A Trade Mission. Brown Made History In 1989 When He Became The First African-American Chairman Of The Democratic National Committee And Set Out To Win The White House For His Party. Tonight, A Consideration Of Ron Brown From Those Who Knew The Man And His Work. They Are: Clifford Alexander, Former Secretary Of The Army, Steven Roberts Of Us News & World Report, David Dinkins, Former Mayor Of New York City And Tony Coelho, Senior Advisor To The White House And A Former Congressman. Then, A Conversation With Actor Robert Duvall. He Is On To Talk About His Latest Film, A Family Thing, Which He Devised, Produced And Also Stars In, Alongside James Earl Jones.moreless
  • Charlie Rose (April 2, 1996)
    Episode 04.02.96
    4/2/96
    0.0
    Blood Sport, The President And His Adversaries, Is A Book Written By James Stewart. It Is About The Whitewater Scandals And Is Currently Number One On The New York Times Bestseller List. The Success Of Stewart And His Book Is Not Without Controversy As Many Journalists Have Denounced Whitewater And Raised Questions About The Clinton'S Involvement. Here To Discuss The Book And Its Subject Are Anthony Lewis Of The New York Times, Joe Conason, Editor Of The New York Observer, John Fund Of The Wall Street Journal And The Author, James Stewart. Then, Artist Jim Dine And His Wife, Filmmaker Nancy Dine, Are On To Talk About Their Latest Collaborative Effort, Jim Dine: A Self-Portrait On The Walls. It Is About Jim'S Exhibition Of Wall Drawings In A German Museum.moreless
  • Jeffrey Friedman
    Episode 04.01.96
    4/1/96
    0.0
    Executive producer Howard Rosenman and Jeffrey Friedman discuss the film adaptation of Vito Russo's book,
  • A Conversation About The Resurrection Controversy
    A discussion with Reverend J. Philip Wogaman, President Clinton's pastor, Dr. Peter Carnley, Anglican Archbishop of Perth, and Kenneth Woodward, religious editor of
  • Jim Boheim
    Jim Boheim
    Episode 03.29.96
    3/29/96
    0.0
    A conversation with Jim Boheim, head coach of the Syracuse Orangemen, whose team faces Mississippi State in the Final Four for the chance to go to the national championship game.
  • Mike Krzyzewski
    Episode 03.29.96
    3/29/96
    0.0
    An interview with Mike Krzyzewski, head coach of the Duke University basketball team, about his desire to rebuild his program after winning the team's first national championshi.
  • 3/28/96
    0.0
    In Response To The Passing Of A Bill Yesterday That Will Outlaw One Method Of Late Term Abortion, The Longest Serving Woman In Congress, Patricia Schroeder Of Colorado, Is Stepping Down Schroeder Talks To Charlie About The Abortion Issue And What She Calls "Kill Or Be Killed Politics". Then, After A Success With The Action Movie Speed And A Flop With The Terrifically Expensive Waterworld, Dennis Hopper Has Had An Eventful Year. He Talks To Charlie About His New Film, Carried Away, Which Opens This Friday. Finally, On Monday, The Usual Suspects Won Two Major Oscars -- One For Best Original Screenplay And One For Best Supporting Actor. The Film'S Director, Brian Singer, Is Here To Talk About The Film And Refelct On Its Critical Acclaim.moreless
  • 3/27/96
    0.0
    A panel discussion with Evan Wolfson, an attorney with the Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, Robert George, associate professor of politics at Princeton, Andrew Sullivan of
  • George Carlin
    George Carlin
    Episode 03.26.96
    3/26/96
    0.0
    Brooklyn district attorney Charles Hynes and chairman of the National Center of Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University Joseph Califano discuss the dangers of substance abuse and what programs are being tested to help change patterns among young people.
  • August Wilson
    Episode 03.25.96
    3/25/96
    0.0
    Award-winning playwright August Wilson of
  • Cecelia Bartoli
    Cecelia Bartoli
    Episode 03.25.96
    3/25/96
    0.0
    Then, 29-year-old Italian mezzo-soprano Cecilia Bartoli discusses her stage debut at the New York Metropolitan Opera House as well as her musical family.
  • 3/22/96
    0.0
    First, Journalist James Stewart Has Investigated The Investment And The Events That Are Now Known Collectively As Whitewater, And His Book, Blood Sport, Brings New Details And Insights To The Scandal. He Talks To Charlie About The Most Popular Topic In Washington And Reflects On What Impact This Will Have On Clinton'S Re-Election. Then, Rebecca Miller, Daughter Of Playwright Arthur Miller, Is On To Talk About Her First Film. Angela, Which Tells The Story Of An Imaginative 10-Year-Old Child, Premiered At The 1995 Sundance Film Festival But Will Only Now Be Distributed. Finally, Ruth Brown, Who Got Her Start When She Won An Amateur Night Competition At Harlem'S Legendary Apollo Theater, Talks To Charlie About Her New Biography, Miss Rhythm.moreless
  • A Conversation About "fargo"
    A Conversation About "fargo"
    Episode 03.21.96
    3/21/96
    0.0
    Filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen, along with actress Frances McDormand, talk about the film
  • John Hume
    Episode 03.21.96
    3/21/96
    0.0
    John Hume, president of the Social Democratic & Labour Party, discusses the peace negotiations in Northern Ireland, of which he is in charge, and hopes they will put an end to the violence.
  • Rem Koolhaas
    Episode 0320
    3/20/96
    0.0
    An interview with architect Rem Koolhaas about Eurolisle, which is a major redesigning project in northern France for which he will build Lisle Grand Palais, one of the key buildings.
  • 3/19/96
    0.0
    First, Actor Charles Durning Has Appeared In Over 60 Films, Including The Sting, Dog Day Afternoon, Tootsie, And Most Recently As Holly Hunter'S Father In Home For The Holidays. Durning Returns To The New York Stage In Inherit The Wind, The 1955 Classic Based On The 1925 Scopes Monkey Trial. Then, A Conversation About A New Exhibit At The Guggenheim Museum, Abstraction In The 20Th Century: Total Rift, Freedom, Discipline. Joining Charlie Are Mark Rosenthal, The Curator Of The Exhibit; New York Magazine Art Critic Mark Stevens, And The Artist Frank Stella. Finally, Joseph Brodsky Has Been Called The Greatest Russian Poet Of His Era. In The Early 1970S, He Came To America, Where He Was Eventually Named Poet Laureate Of The United States. Tonight, A Remembrance Of Brodsky With Anthony Hect, A Pulitzer Prize-Winning Poet And Former Library Of Congress Poetry Consultant, Mark Strand, A Poet And Brodsky'S Immediate Predecessor As Poet Laureate Of The United States, And Toma Venclova, A Lithuanian Poet And A Professor At Yale.moreless
  • 3/18/96
    0.0
    First, Dick Armey, The Majority Leader In The House Of Representatives, Talks To Charlie All About Republican Politics. Topics Include His Book, Contract With America, And The Flat Tax. Then, Clarence Page, Journalist And Author Of The Book, Showing My Color, Talks Frankly With Charlie About Issues Of Race And Identity In America. Finally, In Her Book, The Trials Of Maria Barbella, Author Idanna Pucci Tells The Story Of The First Woman Sentenced To Die In The Electric Chair In This Country And Of The Wealthy Countess Who Came To Her Aid.moreless
  • 3/15/96
    0.0
    First, Sir Ian Mckellen Discusses His Role In "Richard Iii." Then, Richard Eyre Discusses Directing The Royal National Theatre Production Of "Racing Demon." Finally, Uta Hagen Discusses Her Role In "Mrs. Klein."
  • 3/14/96
    0.0
    First, Regis Philbin, Host Of Live With Regis And Kathie Lee, Discusses His Book, "I'M Only One Man." Then, Author And Actor Simon Callow Discusses His Book, "Orson Welles: The Road To Xanadu."
  • 3/13/96
    0.0
    First, Stephen Ambrose Discusses His Book, "Undaunted Courage." Then, Susanna Moore Discusses Her Book, "In The Cut." Finally, Michael Eric Dyson Discusses His Book, "Between God And Gangsta Rap."
  • 3/12/96
    0.0
    First, Actor And Director Zoe Caldwell Discusses Her Movie, Master Class. Then, Jodie Foster And Mathieu Kassovitz Discuss Their Involvement With The Movie, La Haine.
  • A Rebroadcast Of A Discussion With Doris Kearns Goodwin
    A rebroadcast of a conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin about her book
  • A rebroadcast of a discussion with presidential chronicler and author David Herbert Donald about his book
  • Charlie Rose (March 8, 1996)
    Episode 03.08.96
    3/8/96
    0.0
    First, Actor And Director Tim Robbins Discusses His Involvement With Dead Man Walking. Then, Author Sr. Helen Prejean, C.S.J. Discusses Her Book, "Dead Man Walking."
  • Charlie Rose (March 7, 1996)
    Episode 03.07.96
    3/7/96
    0.0
    First, Academy Award Nominee Kevin Spacey Discusses His Role In "The Usual Suspects." Then, Gabriel Byrne Discusses His Role In "The Usual Suspects" And His Book, "Pictures In My Head." Finally, Forest Whitake Discusses His Involvement With "Waiting To Exhale."
  • Michael Tilson Thomas
    Michael Tilson Thomas
    Episode 03.05.96
    3/5/96
    0.0
    Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas talks about a life filled with music and his recent appointment as director of the San Francisco Symphony.
  • Peter Maass
    Episode 03.05.96
    3/5/96
    0.0
    An interview with Peter Maass about his book,
  • Charlie Rose (March 4, 1996)
    Episode 03.04.96
    3/4/96
    0.0
    First, Mark Zuckerman, Editor-In-Chief Of U.S. News & World Report, Journalist Steve Emerson, Les Gelb, President Of The Council On Foreign Relations, And Gad Yaacobi, Israeli Ambassador To The United States Discuss The March 4, 1996 Terrorist Attack In Tel Aviv. Then, Mark Mobius Discusses The Investor/Templeton Emerging Markets Fund. Finally, Marvin Hamlisch Discusses His Career As A Composer And Conductor.moreless
  • Charlie Rose (March 1, 1996)
    Episode 03.01.96
    3/1/96
    0.0
    Actor Kevin Spacey Talks To Charlie About His Character, Verbal Kint, From The Film, The Usual Suspects. The Role Has Earned Spacey An Academy Award Nomination. Then, Antinguan Author Jamaica Kincaid Talks To Charlie About Her Career As A Writer, Her Work For The New Yorker And Her Latest Book, The Autobiography Of My Mother.moreless
  • Ted Koppel
    Episode 02.29.96
    2/29/96
    0.0
    Newscaster Ted Koppel discusses the early years and development of ABC's
  • Tim Russert
    Tim Russert
    Episode 02.28.96
    2/28/96
    0.0
    An interview with Tim Russert of NBC's
  • William Kristol
    Episode 02.28.96
    2/28/96
    0.0
    A conversation with William Kristol, editor of
  • 2/26/96
    0.0
    A conversation with Ralph Reed, executive director of the Christian Coalition, whose organization is particularly ever more relevant as Christian ideals play prominently in the divisive contest for the Republican presidential nomination.
  • A Discussion On Cuba
    A Discussion On Cuba
    Episode 02.26.96
    2/26/96
    0.0
    A discussion with Les Gelb, the President of the Council on Foreign Relations, Pamela Falk, senior fellow at the Caribbean Cultural Center, and Bernard Aronson, former Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs about the issues and implications following the Cuban government shooting down two small planes piloted by Cuban-American activists.moreless
  • 2/23/96
    0.0
    First, Charlie Talks To Retired Senator Warren Rudman. He Is A Supporter Of Bob Dole And He Shares His Thoughts On The State Of The Republican Party. He Also Weighs In On Candidates Patrick Buchanan, Lamar Alexander And Bob Dole. Then, A Conversation About Today'S Record High Closing At The Dow. The Panel Includes Byron Wein, Managing Director And Investment Strategist For The Us At Morgan Stanley, Richard Jenrette Of Equitable Companies Incorporated, And Senator Warren Rudman. Finally, Charlie Talks With Historian Stephen Ambrose, Author Of Such Books As The Ride To Globalism, Crazy Horse And Custer, Eisenhower In Berlin, The Years Of General Eisenhower And Eisenhower Soldier. He Discusses His Fascination With The Climactic Battles Of World War Ii.moreless
  • A Discussion On Pat Buchanan
    A Discussion On Pat Buchanan
    Episode 02.22.96
    2/22/96
    0.0
    A discussion about the turmoil in the Republican party following conservative television commentator Pat Buchanan’s surprise victory in the New Hampshire primary with Howard Fineman, chief political correspondent for
  • Danny Aiello
    Episode 02.22.96
    2/22/96
    0.0
    An interview with actor Danny Aiello about his film,
  • 2/21/96
    0.0
    Here To Weigh In On What May Come Next For The Republican Candidates And Their Party Following Pat Buchanan'S Victory In New Hamphire Is Senator William Cohen Of Maine. He Is Considered One Of The More Moderate Members Of The Republican Party. Then, Following Pat Buchanan'S Dramatic Victory In New Hampshire, America Is Beginning To Take The Candidate'S Populist, Anti-Wall Street, Anti-Government Themes Seriously. Charlie Talks To Alan Brinkley, Professor Of History At Columbia University And The Country'S Premier Authority On The History Of The Populist Movement, About Populism And Where Pat Buchanan Fits In. Finally, A Conversation With Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. He Talks About The Kennedys Visit To Cuba Last Week As Part Of A Delegation Of American Energy Experts And Environmental Safety Experts.moreless
  • A panel discussion with Arianna Huffington, chair for the Center for Effective Compassion, Walter Isaacson,
  • 2/19/96
    0.0
    First Charlie Talks To John Naisbitt, Author Of Megatrends Asia, In Which Naisbitt Examines Eight Major Trends In The Region That Are Changing The World And Shifting Its Center To Asia. Then, A Conversation With Author Edna Buchanan Who Has Just Completed The Fourth Installment In Her Britt Montero Series, Act Of Betrayal. Finally, Alex Liberman Was Responsible For Revolutionizing Vogue Magazine Into A Bible Of Fashion, Culture, Art And Style For Contemporary Women. His New Book Called Then Is A Collection Of Photographs He Took Between 1925 And 1995.moreless
  • David Letterman
    Episode 02.16.96
    2/16/96
    0.0
    An interview with comedian and host of The Late Show David Letterman about his long career and his time as a weatherman in Indianapolis and later as a regular guest on the
  • Ted Demme
    Ted Demme
    Episode 02.15.96
    2/15/96
    0.0
    Filmmaker Ted Demme is on to discuss his project,
  • Felix Rohatyn
    Episode 02.15.96
    2/15/96
    0.0
    An interview with Felix Rohatyn, a managing director of Lazard Freres, following a call for country-wide corporate responsibility from the Republican Party.
  • 2/14/96
    0.0
    Actress Joan Collins Won Her Day In Court Yesterday Against Random House Publishers. A Panel Including Judith Reagan, Celebrity Author Editor, Lucianne Goldberg, Literary Agent And Ghost Writer And Kristin Jeannette-Meyers, Anchor For Court Tv, Discusses Whether Or Not Collins' Prose Ought To Be Considered Art. Then, Bill Carter Of The New York Times Weighs On On The Late Night Television Wars. Finally, Dr. Dean Ornish, Founder Of The Preventive Medicine Research Center And Official Physician To President Clinton, Talks To Charlie About Reversible Heart Disease.moreless
  • A Conversation About The New Progressive Era
    2/13/96
    0.0
    E.J. Dionne of
  • 2/13/96
    0.0
    John Sununu, host of CNN's Crossfire, former White House Chief of Staff, Senator Howard Baker, and veteran Republican political strategist, Ed Rollins, discuss how the results of the Iowa caucus will impact the New Hampshire primaries.
  • 2/12/96
    0.0
    A conversation with actress Vanessa Redgrave about her American directorial debut and starring role in Shakespeare's
  • A Panel Discussion On Major Players In Iowa And New Hampshire
    A discussion about the candidates at the Iowa caucus and New Hampshire primary with Cokie Roberts of ABC News, William Kristol, editor and publisher of
  • Charles Cook
    Episode 02.09.96
    2/9/96
    0.0
    A conversation with Charles Cook of the
  • Tim Robbins
    Episode 02.08.96
    2/8/96
    0.0
    An interview with actor Tim Robbins about directing the film
  • A Discussion About Arms Removal In Northern Ireland
    An interview with Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell who is also the leader of the International Body on Decommissioning, about his organization's recommendations for dealing with the decommissioning of terrorist weapons.
  • 2/7/96
    0.0
    A discussion with A.M. Rosenthal of
  • 2/6/96
    0.0
    First, A Conversation With Cbs News Anchor Dan Rather. Charlie Talks To Rather About His Career, Relevant Topics In The News And A New Book Of Which He Is The Editor, Our Times: America At The Birth Of The 20Th Century. Then, Professor Manning Marable Of Columbia University Joins Charlie For A Conversation About The State Of Race Relations In America. Finally, Actor Simon Callow Has Just Completed The First, 600 Page Volume Of A Two-Volume Biography Of Orson Welles. He Talks To Charlie About The Remarkable Man And What Inspired Callow To Undertake Such An All-Consuming Project.moreless
  • A Discussion About The Republican Convention
    2/5/96
    0.0
    William Kristol of
  • A discussion about the rise of infectious diseases with Nobel laureate Dr. Joshua Lederberg and New York City Health Commissioner Dr. Margaret Hamburg.
  • 2/2/96
    0.0
    First, An Assesment Of Campaign '96, The Rise And Fall Of Clinton And Dole, And The Emergence Of Steve Forbes With Ron Brownstein Of The La Times And Dan Balz, National Political Correspondent For The Washington Post. Then, An Interview With The Editor-In-Chief Of Cosmopolitan Magazine, Helen Gurley Brown. She Talks About Being On Top In The World Of Glossy Publications. Finally, A Remembrance Of Gene Kelly, Dead At Age 83, With Director And Friend Stanley Donen.moreless
  • 2/1/96
    0.0
    First, A Debate About The Legalization Of Drugs In The United States With Mayor Bret Schundler Of Jersey City, New Jersey, Ethan Nadelmann, The Director Of The Lindesmith Center, A Drug Policy Research Institute In New York City, Craig Horowitz, A Contributing Editor Of New York Magazine And Richard Price, Novelist, Screenwriter, And Author Of A Book Called Clockers. Then, An Interview With Superbowl Mvp Larry Brown Of The Dallas Cowboys. Finally, A Conversation With Singing Legend Tony Bennett.moreless
  • An Interview About "hate"
    An Interview About "hate"
    Episode 01.31.96
    1/31/96
    0.0
    Mathieu Kassovitz and Jodie Foster discuss their film,
  • A Panel On "primary Colors"
    Episode 01.31.96
    1/31/96
    0.0
    Walter Shapiro of
  • 1/30/96
    0.0
    First, An Interview With Future Russian Prime Minister Viktor Chernomyrdin And Vice President Of The United States, Al Gore On Social Reform In Russia. Then, An Interview With New Jersey Senator Bill Bradley, On His Upcoming Retirement From Public Office And His Plans For The Future Which May Include A Possible Run For Presidency. Finally, An Interview With Author Jon Krakauer On His Book, Into The Wild, The Story Of A Man'S Journey Into The Wild Of Alaska, Which Took His Life.moreless
  • A Discussion About Bosnia
    Episode 01.29.96
    1/29/96
    0.0
    A discussion with Lord David Owen, British politician and former Foreign Secretary, about his book,
  • A Panel On The Discovery Of Two New Planets
    1/29/96
    0.0
    Michael Lemonick, of
  • 1/26/96
    0.0
    Frank Gifford, sports commentator on ABC's
  • 1/25/96
    0.0
    First, Ehud Barak, Foreign Minister Of Israel, Talks About His Life And His Thoughts On The Peace Process In The Middle East. Then, Senator Bill Bradley, Democrat From New Jersey Discusses His Memoir, Time Present, Time Past, His Life As A Famous Basketball Player, His Career In Politics, And His Personal Goals After Retirement.moreless
  • Al Franken
    Al Franken
    Episode 01.24.96
    1/24/96
    0.0
    An interview with comedian Al Franken about his book,
  • Louis Rossetto
    Episode 01.24.96
    1/24/96
    0.0
    Louis Rossetto, editor of
  • E.J.Dionne, reporter for
  • 1/22/96
    0.0
    A Discussion About Steve Forbes
  • James Fallows
    James Fallows
    Episode 01.22.96
    1/22/96
    0.0
    A conversation with Michel McQueen of ABC news, Walter Issacson of
  • 1/19/96
    0.0
    As The Digital Revolution Ushers In A New Era Of Technology, The Nation Races To Realize Its Possibilities. Author Daniel Burstein Has Written A New Book On The Topic, Road Warriors, Which Examines The Social And Economic Implications Of America'S New Technological Frontier. Then, Actress Lauren Bacall Is On The Show. She Talks About Her New Movie With Barbara Streisand, The Mirror Has Two Faces, And Her Latest Memoir, Now. Now Follows Bacall'S Last Memoir, By Myself, Which Won The National Book Award For Autobiography In 1980. Next, For The First Time In Richard Avedon'S Career As A Celebrated Fashion Photographer Cum Controversial Portrait Artist, He Has Given Exclusive And Intimate Access To His Life And Work. Richard Avedon: Darkness And Light Is The New Documentary Film By The Emmy And Academy Award-Nominated Filmmaker Helen Whitney. Whitney And Avedon Are Both On To Discuss The Film. Finally, Pete Hamill Talks To Charlie About His Latest Collection Of Essays, Piecework: Writings On Men And Women, Fools And Heroes, Lost Cities, Vanished Friends, Small Pleasures, Large Calamities And How The Weather Was. It Brings Together Hamill'S Work From The Last 25 Years.moreless
  • 1/18/96
    0.0
    First, Salman Rushdie Is On To Talk About His Latest Book. It Is Called The Moor'S Last Sigh And Is The Third Installment In A Cycle That Began With Midnight Children And The Satanic Verses. He Talks To Charlie About Having A New Book Out, Which Has Allowed Him, And Others, To Put The Controversy That Surrounded The Satanic Verses Behind Him. Then, Geologist, Zoologist, Paleontologist, Scientist And Essayist Stephen Jay Gould Of Harvard University Is On The Show. He Talks About His Latest Essay, Dinosaur In A Haystack, Which Is The Seventh In A Collection. It Deals With Topics As Diverse As Experiencing An Eclipse To Celebrating The Glory Of Museums.moreless
  • 1/17/96
    0.0
    A discussion with New York businessman Ted Forstmann and Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Lawrence Summers about the proposal to abolish the U.S. tax code and replace it with a variation of the flat tax, promising a pro-growth, pro-family tax system for the 21st century.
  • A Conversation About Iraq
    A Conversation About Iraq
    Episode 01.17.96
    1/17/96
    0.0
    A conversation with Les Gelb, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, Fouad Ajami, professor of Middle Eastern studies at Johns Hopkins University, and Rend Rahim Francke, executive director of the Iraq Foundation on the five year anniversary of the Persian Gulf War about the continuing problems in Iraq and the Middle East.moreless
  • Ken Lipper
    Episode 01.16.96
    1/16/96
    0.0
    Ken Lipper discusses his transformation from investment banker to screenwriter and his experiences working with director Oliver Stone on
  • 1/15/96
    0.0
    Today, We Commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr'S 67Th Birthday. Charlie Hosts A Panel To Discuss The Future Of The Civil Rights Movement. The Guests Are Jewell Jackson Mccabe, Founder Of The National Coalition Of 100 Black Women, Hugh Prince, President Of The National Urban League, The Reverend Al Sharpton And Columnist And Radio Talk Show Host Armstrong Williams. Then, Steven Covey Is The Author Of Long Time Best Selling Book, The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People. Charlie Speaks To Him About His Leadership Training Center In Provo, Utah And The Upcoming Pbs Special Of Which Covey Is The Subject.moreless
  • John Schlesinger
    Episode 01.12.96
    1/12/96
    0.0
    An interview with John Schlesinger, who began his career as a filmmaker directing TV documentaries for the BBC, about his film,
  • Tim Russert
    Tim Russert
    Episode 01.11.96
    1/11/96
    0.0
    An interview with Tim Russert of NBC's
  • Sam Neill
    Episode 01.11.96
    1/11/96
    0.0
    A conversation with
  • 1/10/96
    0.0
    The Palestinian Terrorist And Member Of Hamas Yahya Ayyash, Believed To Be Behind A Series Of Suicide Bombings Targeting Israelis In Recent Years, Was Killed In The Gaza Strip Last Week. Plo Leader, Yasser Arafat, Blamed Israel For The Attack. Here To Reflect On The Effect This Assasination Will Have On Relations Between Israel And Palestine Are Judith Miller, Who Is Working On A Book About The Middle East, Haim Shibi, Bureau Chief For The Largest Daily Newspaper In Israel, And Paul Bremer, Former Ambassador At Large For Counterterrorism. Then, A Conversation With Television Personality Regis Philbin. He Is The Host Of The Hit Show, Live With Regis And Kathie Lee, Now In Its 11Th Year, And The Author Of A New Book, Only One Man.moreless
  • 1/9/96
    0.0
    Human Rights Watch Released A Report On Friday About The Death Of Children In China'S State-Run Orphanages. According To The Report, More Than 1,000 Children, Mostly Girls, Died From Deliberate Starvation And Torture Between The Years 1986 And 1992. On The Show To Talk About The Startling Information And The Effect That It May Have On China-Us Relations Are Sidney Jones, Executive Director Of Human Rights Watch/Asia, And David Lampton, President Of The National Committee On United States-China Relations. Then, A Conversation With The New Managing Editor Of Time Magazine, Walter Isaacson. Time Has An International Circulation Of 6 Million And Charlie Talks To Isaacson About What The Future Of This Important Publication Is In An Increasingly Electronic Era. Finally, A Remembrance Of Former French President Francois Mitterand Who Died Of Cancer Yesterday At The Age Of 79. Beginning In 1981, Mitterand Served As President For 14 Years. During That Time, He Worked With German Chancellor Helmut Kohl To Cultivate His Vision Of A United Europe. Here To Reflect On The Life Of The Remarkable Leader Is Investment Banker And Managing Director Of Lazard Freres, Felix Rohatyn.moreless
  • Conan O'brien
    Conan O'brien
    Episode 01.08.96
    1/8/96
    0.0
    A conversation with late night talk show host Conan O'Brien about his career, his favorite guests, and what he hopes to do in the future.
  • A rebroadcast of a conversation with Academy Award-winning actor Sean Penn about his films
  • A Conversation About Russia
    A Conversation About Russia
    Episode 01.05.96
    1/5/96
    0.0
    A discussion with Katrina vanden Heuvel, editor of
  • Ian Mckellen
    Episode 01.05.96
    1/5/96
    0.0
    A conversation with British actor Sir Ian McKellen on his role in Shakespeare's
  • Terry Gilliam
    Episode 01.04.96
    1/4/96
    0.0
    An interview with Terry Gilliam, who was behind such films as
  • 1/3/96
    0.0
    The Republican Convention In 1992 Was Characterized By Tough Rhetoric About Cultural Wars In The United States And Some Feel It Contributed To George Bush'S Defeat In The General Election. Now Some Republicans Fear That Abortion May Be A Divisive Issue In The 1996 Election. Here To Debate The Issue Are Tanya Melich, Author Of The Republican War Against Women: An Insider'S Report From Behind The Lines And Arianna Huffington, Host Of Beat The Press. Then, Choreographer And Artistic Director Of The New York City Ballet, Peter Martins. He Is Joined By Pulitzer Prize-Winning Composer Charles Wuorinen With Whom He Is Collaborating On A Homage To Their Mentors, George Balanchine And Igor Stravinsky. Finally, An Interview With Filmmaker Forest Whitaker. Whitaker Has Previously Been Known For His Acting -- He Won Best Actor Award At The Cannes Film Festival For His Portrayal Of Jazz Great Charlie Parker -- But Now Everyone Is Talking About His Work On The Film Waiting To Exhale.moreless
  • Harrison Ford
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    An interview with actor Harrison Ford about his films, including
  • Oliver Stone
    Episode 01.01.96
    1/1/96
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    An interview with political filmmaker, Oliver Stone, a man who is not afraid to tackle larger than life people and subjects, as demonstrated by his films
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