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  • In Conversations with Great Minds Rev. Barry W. Lynn, God and Government: Twenty-Five Years of Fighting for Equality, Secularism, and Freedom of Conscience - An Insider's Account/Americans United for Separation of Church and State, joins Thom.

    For more information on the stories we've covered visit our websites at thomhartmann.com - freespeech.org - and RT.com. You can also watch tonight's show on Hulu - at Hulu.com/THE BIG PICTURE and over at The Big Picture YouTube page. And - be sure to check us out on Facebook and Twitter!


  • Tom Hayden, Listen Yankee!: Why Cuba Matters/Peace & Justice Resource Center, joins Thom. We’re coming up on the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. Do you think we’ve learned the lessons from that awful conflict? As a founding member of the Students for Democratic Society - Tom played a pivotal role in the anti-war movement of the 1960s and was the author of the famous Port Huron statement that catalyzed a generation of activists. He also served in the California legislature for almost two decades - and is currently the Director of the Peace and Justice Resource Center.

    For more information on the stories we've covered visit our websites at thomhartmann.com - freespeech.org - and RT.com. You can also watch tonight's show on Hulu - at Hulu.com/THE BIG PICTURE and over at The Big Picture YouTube page. And - be sure to check us out on Facebook and Twitter!


  • Lots of politicians lie to try to white wash their public image. But what about the lies that they actually believe - and tell to voters? We'll be talking to Ari Rabin-Havt about his new book "Lies, Incorporate" in tonight's Conversations with Great Minds.

    For more information on the stories we've covered visit our websites at thomhartmann.com - freespeech.org - and RT.com. You can also watch tonight's show on Hulu - at Hulu.com/THE BIG PICTURE and over at The Big Picture YouTube page. And - be sure to check us out on Facebook and Twitter!


  • In Conversations with Great Minds Rev. Barry W. Lynn, God and Government: Twenty-Five Years of Fighting for Equality, Secularism, and Freedom of Conscience - An Insider's Account/Americans United for Separation of Church and State, joins Thom.

    For more information on the stories we've covered visit our websites at thomhartmann.com - freespeech.org - and RT.com. You can also watch tonight's show on Hulu - at Hulu.com/THE BIG PICTURE and over at The Big Picture YouTube page. And - be sure to check us out on Facebook and Twitter!


  • In Conversations with Great Minds Rev. Barry W. Lynn, God and Government: Twenty-Five Years of Fighting for Equality, Secularism, and Freedom of Conscience - An Insider's Account/Americans United for Separation of Church and State, joins Thom.

    For more information on the stories we've covered visit our websites at thomhartmann.com - freespeech.org - and RT.com. You can also watch tonight's show on Hulu - at Hulu.com/THE BIG PICTURE and over at The Big Picture YouTube page. And - be sure to check us out on Facebook and Twitter!


  • Jeffrey M. Smith, Institute For Responsible Technology/Seeds of Deception/Genetic Roulette: The Gamble of Our Lives joins Thom. Only a few Genetically Modified Organisms are proven safe under European Law. But in America - it's nearly impossible to know what parts of your meal were made in a lab. So why does America let corporations tell us what is and isn't safe to eat?

    For more information on the stories we've covered visit our websites at thomhartmann.com - freespeech.org - and RT.com. You can also watch tonight's show on Hulu - at Hulu.com/THE BIG PICTURE and over at The Big Picture YouTube page. And - be sure to check us out on Facebook and Twitter!


  • As vicious as the 2016 presidential has become - it could never lead to another civil war. Or could it? The answer in tonight's Conversations with Great Minds with renowned historian and literary critic David S. Reynolds , City University of New York (CUNY)/Lincoln's Selected Writings.

    For more information on the stories we've covered visit our websites at thomhartmann.com - freespeech.org - and RT.com. You can also watch tonight's show on Hulu - at Hulu.com/THE BIG PICTURE and over at The Big Picture YouTube page. And - be sure to check us out on Facebook and Twitter!


  • Jane Mayer, Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right/The New Yorker Magazine joins Thom. For tonight's Conversations with Great Minds - I'm talking to Jane Mayer - who has been a staff writer for The New Yorker since 1995 and is the author of three bestselling books. She’s also been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship - the John Chancellor Award - the George Polk Award - the Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting - and the I.F. Stone Medal for Journalistic Independence. Her latest book is "Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right.

    For more information on the stories we've covered visit our websites at thomhartmann.com - freespeech.org - and RT.com. You can also watch tonight's show on Hulu - at Hulu.com/THE BIG PICTURE and over at The Big Picture YouTube page. And - be sure to check us out on Facebook and Twitter!


  • It's now been 5 years since the Fukushima nuclear disaster. How much have we learned - and how well-prepared for the next meltdown? That and more in tonight's Conversations with Great Minds with veteran anti-nuclear activists Paul Gunther and Kevin Kamps.

    For more information on the stories we've covered visit our websites at thomhartmann.com - freespeech.org - and RT.com. You can also watch tonight's show on Hulu - at Hulu.com/THE BIG PICTURE and over at The Big Picture YouTube page. And - be sure to check us out on Facebook and Twitter!


  • Jane Mayer, Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right/The New Yorker Magazine joins Thom. For tonight's Conversations with Great Minds - I'm talking to Jane Mayer - who has been a staff writer for The New Yorker since 1995 and is the author of three bestselling books. She’s also been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship - the John Chancellor Award - the George Polk Award - the Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting - and the I.F. Stone Medal for Journalistic Independence. Her latest book is "Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right.

    For more information on the stories we've covered visit our websites at thomhartmann.com - freespeech.org - and RT.com. You can also watch tonight's show on Hulu - at Hulu.com/THE BIG PICTURE and over at The Big Picture YouTube page. And - be sure to check us out on Facebook and Twitter!


  • For tonight's Conversations with Great Minds - I'm joined by Mark Weisbrot - one of America's leading progressive economists. The co-founder and co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research - Mark received his Phd in Economics from the University of Michigan. He's also the President of Just Foreign Policy - where he works hard to reform American foreign policy so that it reflects the values of "diplomacy, law, and cooperation." Mark is also the author the of a number of books - including his latest - the new book - "Failed: What the 'Experts' Got Wrong about the Global Economy."

    For more information on the stories we've covered visit our websites at thomhartmann.com - freespeech.org - and RT.com. You can also watch tonight's show on Hulu - at Hulu.com/THE BIG PICTURE and over at The Big Picture YouTube page. And - be sure to check us out on Facebook and Twitter!


  • For tonight's Conversations with Great Minds - I'm joined by Mark Weisbrot - one of America's leading progressive economists. The co-founder and co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research - Mark received his Phd in Economics from the University of Michigan. He's also the President of Just Foreign Policy - where he works hard to reform American foreign policy so that it reflects the values of "diplomacy, law, and cooperation." Mark is also the author the of a number of books - including his latest - the new book - "Failed: What the 'Experts' Got Wrong about the Global Economy."

    For more information on the stories we've covered visit our websites at thomhartmann.com - freespeech.org - and RT.com. You can also watch tonight's show on Hulu - at Hulu.com/THE BIG PICTURE and over at The Big Picture YouTube page. And - be sure to check us out on Facebook and Twitter!


  • David Daley, RATF**KED: The True Story Behind the Secret Plan to Steal America's Democracy/Salon joins Thom. Gerrymandering electoral districts has given Republicans their largest majority in the House of Representatives since the 1920s. But it's also given them Donald Trump.

    For more information on the stories we've covered visit our websites at thomhartmann.com - freespeech.org - and RT.com. You can also watch tonight's show on Hulu - at Hulu.com/THE BIG PICTURE and over at The Big Picture YouTube page. And - be sure to check us out on Facebook and Twitter!


  • Jeffrey M. Smith, Institute For Responsible Technology/Seeds of Deception/Genetic Roulette: The Gamble of Our Lives joins Thom. Only a few Genetically Modified Organisms are proven safe under European Law. But in America - it's nearly impossible to know what parts of your meal were made in a lab. So why does America let corporations tell us what is and isn't safe to eat?

    For more information on the stories we've covered visit our websites at thomhartmann.com - freespeech.org - and RT.com. You can also watch tonight's show on Hulu - at Hulu.com/THE BIG PICTURE and over at The Big Picture YouTube page. And - be sure to check us out on Facebook and Twitter!


  • David Daley, RATF**KED: The True Story Behind the Secret Plan to Steal America's Democracy/Salon joins Thom. The Gerrymandering of electoral districts has given Republicans massive majorities at both the federal and state levels. But has it also left their party more vulnerable to being taken over by people like Donald Trump?

    For more information on the stories we've covered visit our websites at thomhartmann.com - freespeech.org - and RT.com. You can also watch tonight's show on Hulu - at Hulu.com/THE BIG PICTURE and over at The Big Picture YouTube page. And - be sure to check us out on Facebook and Twitter!