August 2, 2016
EP. 18.5 — Bonus: Jeffrey Toobin on the kidnapping of Patty Hearst
Patty Hearst’s story of being kidnapped, and then eventually committing bank robberies with her captors, is American legend. But when Jeffrey Toobin realized there wasn’t actually much information about the story out there, he decided to write it down himself. In this special bonus episode, he sits down with David to talk about his new book, American Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst, out today.
If you want to hear more about Jeffrey Toobin and his work, check out episode 14!
December 23, 2016
Former NBC CEO Bob Wright lost his wife, Suzanne, to pancreatic cancer earlier this year, and on this episode, he wants to know why so little progress has been made in the last 50 years against a disease with such a high mortality rate.
December 16, 2016
Bishop Michael Curry is the leader of the Episcopalian church, and as we head into the new year, he’s here to tell us how the teachings of Jesus just might help create change.
This episode is brought to you by Children International (www.children.org/give).
December 9, 2016
EP. 37 — Tom Friedman on how Americans became unmoored
Guest Thomas L. Friedman
In 2007, everything changed. At least, that’s according to journalist Tom Friedman, who tells David in this episode how 2007 was the single greatest technological inflection point since the printing press—and how we all missed it.
This episode is brought to you by Proper Cloth (www.propercloth.com/gregory).