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Conversations with Jim Zirin is a talk show designed to analyze national and world events. The series features high-profile guests from the worlds of politics, law, business, foreign relations, national security, counterterrorism, media, lifestyles, literature, the arts, and the military.

The series is hosted by Jim Zirin, a leading litigator and contributor to major publications including Forbes, the Daily Beast, the Nation, The Times of London, The Washington Post, The Daily News, and the Los Angeles Times. He is the author of three books: The Mother Court—Tales of Cases That Mattered in America's Greatest Trial Court, Supremely Partisan—How Raw Politics Tips the Scales in the United States Supreme Court, and Plaintiff in Chief—A Portrait of Donald Trump in 3500 Lawsuits. Jim served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York in the Criminal Division under the legendary Robert M. Morgenthau.

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    • 4.8 • 13 Ratings

Conversations with Jim Zirin is a talk show designed to analyze national and world events. The series features high-profile guests from the worlds of politics, law, business, foreign relations, national security, counterterrorism, media, lifestyles, literature, the arts, and the military.

The series is hosted by Jim Zirin, a leading litigator and contributor to major publications including Forbes, the Daily Beast, the Nation, The Times of London, The Washington Post, The Daily News, and the Los Angeles Times. He is the author of three books: The Mother Court—Tales of Cases That Mattered in America's Greatest Trial Court, Supremely Partisan—How Raw Politics Tips the Scales in the United States Supreme Court, and Plaintiff in Chief—A Portrait of Donald Trump in 3500 Lawsuits. Jim served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York in the Criminal Division under the legendary Robert M. Morgenthau.

    What Is Kyung Wha Kang's Vision for the Asia Society?

    What Is Kyung Wha Kang's Vision for the Asia Society?

    No stranger to New York, Dr. Kyung Wha Kang, the former foreign minister of Korea, has hit the ground running at the Asia Society. She tells Jim of her goals for the society, and candidly discusses US foreign policy in the Indo-Pacific region.

    • 26 min
    Will We See a Cure for Any of the Degenerative Diseases Any Time Soon? | Richard Lifton

    Will We See a Cure for Any of the Degenerative Diseases Any Time Soon? | Richard Lifton

    Richard Lifton, the 11th president of Rockefeller University, the nation’s leading research institution located in New York City, tells Jim about the latest advances in scientific research and the never-ending search for a cure.

    • 26 min
    What is the Greatest Global Risk in 2024? | Ian Bremmer

    What is the Greatest Global Risk in 2024? | Ian Bremmer

    Ian Bremmer, president and founder of the risk consultancy, Eurasia Group, as well as the popular host of GZERO World which people can see on public television, in a thought-provoking interview analyzes for us the top 10 global risks this year. Heading the list is unsurprisingly the presidential election looming on the horizon, with the internal political challenges we facing us at home.

    • 26 min
    Overcoming the Danger of Disinformation in the November Election | Barbara McQuade

    Overcoming the Danger of Disinformation in the November Election | Barbara McQuade

    Barbara McQuade, former US Attorney for Michigan, is author of a new book, which has swept the nation, this week #3 on the New York Times best seller list. The book is entitled “Attack from Within—How Disinformation is Sabotaging America.” In the book, she shows how dictators spew disinformation online, and use it to seize power. We discuss how, if possible, we can overcome the danger of disinformation in the upcoming November election.

    • 26 min
    Why History Matters According to Director of New-York Historical Society | Louise Mirrer

    Why History Matters According to Director of New-York Historical Society | Louise Mirrer

    I sit with Louise Mirrer, the guiding spirit of the New-York Historical Society for the past two decades. Under her leadership, the museum has reinvigorated its commitment to greater public understanding of history and its relevance with blockbuster exhibitions about slavery and the Vietnam War.

    • 26 min
    Discussing Higher Education, Free Speech, and Reproductive Rights | Donna Shalala

    Discussing Higher Education, Free Speech, and Reproductive Rights | Donna Shalala

    Donna Shalala, for eight years Bill Clinton’s Secretary of Health and Human Services, was later elected to Congress from Florida. An staunch advocate for reproductive rights and a fierce opponent of hate speech on campus, she has spent most of the past two decades, in higher education. Now, she ponders her future as interim president of the New School.
     
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    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

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Great Show!

I love listening to this podcast while working or on a long drive. The guests are always unique and tell fascinating stories. Definitely a must listen!

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