Conversations at KCTS 9

Conversations at KCTS 9
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Conversations at KCTS 9

Insightful interviews with the most interesting local and national personalities.

Episodes

August 26, 2012 5:30 pmBuzz Bissinger

Buzz Bissinger

We talk with Pulitzer-winning writer Buzz Bissinger about his book "Father's Day."Episode
August 19, 2012 7:00 pmFrank Deford

Frank Deford

We talk with sportswriter and commentator Frank Deford.Episode
July 22, 2012 5:30 pmMike Kirk

Mike Kirk

FRONTLINE producer Mike Kirk talks about the challenges of producing political documentaries.Episode
June 24, 2012 5:30 pmBrandi Carlile

Brandi Carlile

We talk with singer/songwriter Brandi Carlile.Episode
May 27, 2012 5:30 pmBill Bradley

Bill Bradley

We talk with former U.S. Senator and presidential candidate Bill Bradley.Episode
May 13, 2012 5:30 pmDelia Ephron

Delia Ephron

Author and screenwriter Delia Ephron talks about her new novel "The Lion Is In."Episode
May 6, 2012 5:30 pmRobert Taylor

Robert Taylor

Robert Taylor was the first openly gay Episcopal dean in the United States. We talk with him about his new book, "A New Way to be Human: 7 Spiritual Pathways to Becoming Fully Alive."Episode
April 29, 2012 5:30 pmJulia Bolz

Julia Bolz

Julia Bolz talks about her ongoing work for social justice in developing countries. Episode
April 22, 2012 5:30 pmAlbert Fisher

Albert Fisher

Join Albert Fisher, the former Director of Television and Motion Pictures for the 1962 Seattle World's Fair, as he shares his memories of President Kennedy, Elvis Presley, and much more. He was just 20 years old when he got the job which changed his life.Episode
April 15, 2012 5:30 pmGerry Alexander

Gerry Alexander

We talk with retired Chief Justice of the Washington state Supreme Court, Gerry Alexander, about his judicial career.Episode
April 8, 2012 5:30 pmPramila Jayapal

Pramila Jayapal

We talk with immigrant rights activist and OneAmerica Founder Pramila Jayapal about creating the Seattle-based organization plus the hopes and challenges for immigrants in America today.Episode
April 1, 2012 5:30 pmShwetak Patel

Shwetak Patel

University of Washington assistant professor Shwetak Patel was named a 2011 MacArthur Genius Award recipient at the age of 29. We talk with Patel about his work and what the MacArthur Award means to him.Episode
March 25, 2012 5:30 pmWael Ghonim

Wael Ghonim

We talk with internet activist Wael Ghonim, whose Facebook campaign helped launch Egypt's peoples revolution.Episode
February 26, 2012 5:30 pmLeRoy Bell

LeRoy Bell

We talk with Seattle singer and songwriter LeRoy Bell about his incredible year as a finalist on the hit television series "The X-Factor" and its impact on his music career.Episode
February 19, 2012 5:30 pmDoc Hendley

Doc Hendley

We talk with Doc Hendley, who founded the charitable organization Wine to Water that today provides clean water and sanitation in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.Episode
February 12, 2012 5:30 pmDavid Horsey

David Horsey

We talk with Pulitzer Prize winning political cartoonist David Horsey.Episode
February 5, 2012 5:30 pmBill Marler

Bill Marler

We talk with Bill Marler -- attorney and food-safety advocate.Episode
January 29, 2012 5:30 pmPat Wright

Pat Wright

The founder of The Total Experience Gospel Choir talks about how she became Seattle's first lady of gospel music.Episode
January 22, 2012 5:30 pmGifford and Libba Pinchot

Gifford and Libba Pinchot

The founders of the Bainbridge Graduate Institute talk about their decision to create the program and the high expectations they have for their students to change the world. Episode
January 15, 2012 5:30 pmSteve Inskeep

Steve Inskeep

NPR Morning Edition Co-Host Steve Inskeep discusses issues in Pakistan and how they influenced his book.Episode
January 8, 2012 5:30 pmEd Viesturs

Ed Viesturs

High altitude mountaineer Ed Viesturs is the first and only American to climb all 14 of the world's eight thousand meter peaks, all without the use of supplemental oxygen.Episode
September 30, 2011 7:00 pmSlade Gorton and Bob Kerrey

Slade Gorton and Bob Kerrey

Former U.S. Senators Slade Gorton and Bob Kerrey look back on the challenging work as members of the 9-11 Commission.Episode
September 25, 2011 6:00 pmMechai Viravaidya

Mechai Viravaidya

The founder and chairman of the non-profit Population Development Association, Mechai Viravaidya is known globally for his brash and quirky campaigns to promote family planning and safe sex.Episode
July 3, 2011 6:00 pmColin Goddard & Kristina Anderson

Colin Goddard & Kristina Anderson

Goddard and Anderson talk about surviving the Virginia Tech shooting and working for the Brady Campaign to end gun violence.Episode
June 12, 2011 12:30 pmGerard Schwarz

Gerard Schwarz

A look back at Schwarz's many accomplishments and his incredible career directing the Seattle Symphony for 25 years.Episode
May 22, 2011 10:30 pmPeter Buffett

Peter Buffett

Buffett discusses his normal childhood despite his father's great financial success.Episode
May 8, 2011 10:30 pmChris Morgan

Chris Morgan

Morgan talks about his new show on PBS Nature and efforts to bring grizzlies back to the North Cascades.Episode
May 1, 2011 10:30 pmCaroline Kennedy

Caroline Kennedy

Caroline Kennedy talks about her new book, her famous family, and what's next for her own career. Episode
April 24, 2011 10:30 pmDan Savage

Dan Savage

Dan Savage talks about the "It Gets Better Project" and helping gay teens cope with difficulties at home and at school.Episode
April 17, 2011 10:30 pmDavid Brooks

David Brooks

David Brooks talks about his new book and current political events. Episode
April 10, 2011 10:30 pmTavis Smiley (2011)

Tavis Smiley (2011)

Tavis Smiley talks with Enrique Cerna about his new book, "Fail Up."Episode
April 3, 2011 10:30 pmSiddhartha Mukherjee

Siddhartha Mukherjee

Mukherjee talks about the nature of cancer, what progress we've made against it, and what's in store for the future.Episode
March 27, 2011 10:30 pmDavid Rohde and Kristen Mulvihill

David Rohde and Kristen Mulvihill

David Rohde shares his experience with Enrique Cerna as a hostage of the Taliban.Episode
February 27, 2011 10:30 pmAaron Williams

Aaron Williams

Aaron Williams discusses his start in the Peace Corps and the work of the organization.Episode
February 20, 2011 10:30 pmBill Cosby

Bill Cosby

Cosby talks about his career and returning to comedy about parenthood. Episode
February 5, 2011 10:30 pmMichele Norris

Michele Norris

Michele Norris talks about her career and her new memoir.Episode
January 30, 2011 10:30 pmJean-Michel Cousteau

Jean-Michel Cousteau

Jean-Michel Cousteau talks about his life, work, and carrying on the legacy of his father.Episode
January 23, 2011 10:30 pmNora Ephron

Nora Ephron

Nora Ephron talks about her books, movies, and future. Episode
January 16, 2011 10:30 pmPeter Yarrow

Peter Yarrow

Peter Yarrow discusses his music and on-going political activism. Episode
December 26, 2010 10:30 pmIngrid Betancourt

Ingrid Betancourt

Anti-corruption activist Ingrid Betancourt talks about the 6 years she spent in captivity.Episode