36 episódios

Brief conversations with the thinkers, artists, makers and shapers of our world. Their insights on dozens of different topics are enlightening, provocative, and always surprising. Listen and learn something new every episode.

Tell Me More Tufts University

    • Educação

Brief conversations with the thinkers, artists, makers and shapers of our world. Their insights on dozens of different topics are enlightening, provocative, and always surprising. Listen and learn something new every episode.

    Karl Rove and Election Strategies

    Karl Rove and Election Strategies

    How much credit should political advisor Karl Rove get for Donald Trump’s White House win? In 2016, Rove — the man who helped architect George W. Bush’s successful gubernatorial and presidential campaigns — gave candidate Trump a lesson on how he did it. In this episode, Rove, who served as Bush’s senior advisor and deputy chief of staff, also talks about how the Republican Party has changed since his time in the White House — and what kind of Democrat could beat Donald Trump in 2020.

    • 21 min
    Former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld on Immigration and Impeachment

    Former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld on Immigration and Impeachment

    Now a candidate for the Republican nomination for president, the former Massachusetts governor visited Tufts recently as a participant in a Presidential Town Hall hosted by the Tisch College of Civic Life. In this episode, he talks about his stance on immigration and impeachment and his plan to win the nomination.

    • 25 min
    Justice Sonia Sotomayor: 'If You Deal With People Out of Respect, You Can Disagree Agreeably'

    Justice Sonia Sotomayor: 'If You Deal With People Out of Respect, You Can Disagree Agreeably'

    Tufts students have a wide-ranging conversation with Justice Sotomayor as she addresses a crowd of almost 3,000 at the university in September, sharing a variety of advice and insights about the need for diversity of life experiences on the Court, the power of confidence, and the importance of listening to others, even if we don’t agree with them.

    • 25 min
    Beto O'Rourke on Cybersecurity, the Humanitarian Crisis at the U.S. Border and More

    Beto O'Rourke on Cybersecurity, the Humanitarian Crisis at the U.S. Border and More

    From 2013 to 2019, Beto O’Rourke represented the 16th Congressionaldistrict of Texas in the U.S. House of Representatives. In March 2017, he launched a historic campaign to represent Texas in the U.S. Senate. Running the largest grassroots campaign the state had ever seen, O’Rourke ultimately received more votes than any democrat in Texas history. Now a candidate for the Democratic nomination for president, O’Rourke visited Tufts recently, as a participant in a Presidential Town Hall hosted by the Tisch College of Civic Life.

    • 19 min
    Congressman Will Hurd on Crossing the Political Divide

    Congressman Will Hurd on Crossing the Political Divide

    Tufts undergraduate George Behrakis interviews Will Hurd, a Republican Texas Congressman leaving the House of Representatives next year, about his now-famous livestreamed road trip with fellow Texas Congressman Beto O’Rourke, the lessons Hurd learned from his experiences in the CIA, and his decision not to seek reelection in 2020.

    • 26 min
    Photojournalist Nichole Sobecki in the War Zones

    Photojournalist Nichole Sobecki in the War Zones

    What’s it like to be a conflict photographer who travels the globe—often in harm’s way—to record the strife and turbulence of our times? In this episode, Tufts alumna Nichole Sobecki — an award-winning photographer and filmmaker based in Kenya — shares stories of her work.

    • 26 min

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