CommPRO and the Museum of Public Relations proudly presents That Said With Michael Zeldin. That Said, is a weekly series that will take a comprehensive look at the ideas, events, and people who shape our world. Led by TV legal and political analyst Michael Zeldin, his candid conversations with bestselling authors, thought leaders, and opinion-makers will explore their ideas to help move us forward as a community and as a country.
A Conversation with Oliver Franklin-Wallis, Author, 'Wasteland: The Secret World of Waste and the Urgent Search for a Cleaner Future'
Join Michael in his conversation with Oliver Franklin-Wallis as they discuss him new book Wasteland: The Secret World of Waste and the Urgent Search for a Cleaner Future which takes inside the secretive multi-billion-dollar waste management industry and shares a blueprint for building a healthier and more sustainable future before we are buried in our own trash.Oliver is an award-winning magazine journalist and is the current feature editor for British GQ magazine. In 2017 he was named the Print Writer of the Year by the British Society of Magazine Editors. This is his first book.
A Conversation with Sally Jenkins, Author, 'The Right Call: What Sports Teach Us About Work and Life'
Join Michael in his conversation with Sally Jenkins about her new book, The Right Call: What Sports Teach Us About Work and Life, which explores seven fundamental principles behind great decision-making gleaned from her decades-long career as one of the great sports writers of our time.Sally Jenkins has been a Washington Post columnist and feature writer for more than twenty years. She has been a Pulitzer Prize finalist and the winner of the Associated Press Red Smith Award for Outstanding Contributions to Sports Journalism. In 2005 she was the first woman to be inducted into the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Hall of Fame.
A Conversation with Prof. Laurel Leff, Author, 'Well Worth Saving: American Universities’ Life-and-Death Decisions of Refugees from Nazi Europe'
Join Michael in his conversation with Professor Laurel Leff about her recent book, Well Worth Saving: American Universities’ Life-and-Death Decisions of Refugees from Nazi Europe which explores the how American Universities made decisions about which scholars fleeing Nazi-occupied Europe were worth saving and those who they left to die.
A Conversation with Heather Hendershot, Author, 'When the News Broke: Chicago 1968 and the Polarizing of America'
Join Michael in his discussion with historian Heather Hendershot in a discussion of her new book When the News Broke: Chicago 1968 and the Polarizing of America, which revisits the TV coverage of the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago and compellingly argues that this convention was a pivotal moment in American history when the notion of a liberal biased media became mainstreamed and nationalized.
A Conversation with Michael Finkel, Author, 'The Art Thief: A True Story of Love, Crime and a Dangerous Obsession'
Join Michael in his conversation with Michael Finkel to discuss his new book, The Art Thief: A True Story of Love, Crime and a Dangerous Obsession which chronicles the life of Stephane Breitwieser the most prolific art thief in history responsible for the theft of over 200 works of art in a ten-year period worth nearly two billion dollars.
A Conversation with the writers and directors of the film Airplane! on their new book, Surely You Can’t Be Serious: The True Story Of Airplane!
Join Michael in his conversation with Jim Abrahams and David Zucker, two of the threewriters and directors of the film Airplane! About their new book, Surely You Can’t Be Serious:The True Story Of Airplane! Airplane!, released in 1980, remains one the most revered filmcomedies clocking in at number 10 on the American Film Institute top 100 comedies of alltime. Michael’s special guest host is Alex Zeldin, a writer and producer whose credits include Billy on the Street, Honest Trailers, and an Untitled Steve-O Movie.
That Said With Michael Zeldin
Michael's interviews are always well researched, thought provoking and interesting.
It is so refreshing to listen to a podcast where you know the interviewer has definitely read, reviewed and fully understands the subject matter and yet allows his guests to shine. Thank you
Intellect and Preparedness
Not only is Michael a very smart and thoughtful interviewer, but his preparation enables him to have a conversation with each guest that flows seamlessly. Because he knows his subject matter and guest so well, he never fumbles for a question or is unable to have an energetic and free-flowing discussion. Michael is a first rate interviewer with a first rate mind.
That Said is the most interesting and comprehensive interview podcast there is. Zeldin does a great job