Contact me
mail@stephenkinzer.com
Sign up to to receive
his latest columns.


Audio/Video

Iran

 
Interview with Amy Goodman on "Democracy Now" (video)
June 14, 2010
 
Iran, Turkey and the U.S.: Power Triangle of the 21st Century
Chicago Amplified - WBEZ Chicago (audio link)

Prolific author, former New York Times bureau chief and correspondent and Northwestern University lecturer Stephen Kinzer speaks on “Iran Turkey and the U.S.: Power Triangle of the 21st Century.” He discusses this new "power triangle" and explains how it could help calm crises from Palestine to Iraq to Afghanistan--if only the US would break out of what he calls "the prison of old policies, assumptions and alliances."
Recorded Tuesday, January 26, 2010 at Film Row Cinema, Chicago
 
Protests In Iran Mark 31 Years Since Revolution
The Takeaway - February 11, 2010 (audio link)
 
Public Radio Forum on Iran
Broadcast Sept. 28, 2009 on KQED, San Francisco
Discussion about US-Iran relations after news of new advances in the Iranian nuclear program; other guests are Dr. Abbas Milani of Stanford University and Tom Graham, former director of the US Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
Persian Version
 
Un-"threat"-ing Iran:
Truthout.org · 2008
An Interview With Stephen Kinzer 

Panel discussion on Iran with Reese Ehrlich and Barbara Slavin

Grace Cathedral, San Francisco · 2008
Panel discussion about Iran
National Cathedral in Washington · 2007
Interview with Amy Goodman about Iran
audio/video/transcribed · 2008 · alternative link
Video
Concord, New Hampshipre · 2008
Speech about possible US intervention in Iran
The Folly of Attacking Iran: Lessons from History
JustForeignPolicy.org · 2008
 
U.S. Foreign Policy & Egypt
We get the latest, and go to the huge foreign policy implications for the United States.
Other guests: Nicholas Kristof, New York Times columnist; Susan Glasser, editor of Foreign Policy; Nicholas Burns, former Undersecretary of State. On Point - NPR, February 3, 2011 (Audio)
 

US Intervention

 
Where America Stands on Democracy in the Middle East
The Takeaway (NPR) - February 1, 2011 (Audio)
 
New DVD
For several months last year, hundreds of students at the
City Colleges of Chicago studied Stephen Kinzer's "Overthrow: America's Century of Regime Change From Hawaii to Iraq." Their discussions, in classrooms and at a specially convened assembly, plus documentary footage from US interventions and interviews with Kinzer, were combined into a four-part television series broadcast on a Chicago public television station, WYCC, in January. A DVD of the series, two hours in total, is available at: http://stores.lulu.com/wycc
 
Democracy Now: How to Overthrow a Government
video and transcribed
Interview with Amy Goodman on publication of "Overthrow"
Democracy Now · 2006
Interview about "regime change" operations
with Lawrence Velvel...
Part 1 · Part 2
Video · 2007
 

Rwanda & A Thousand Hills

 
Worldfocus Radio: Rwanda as a Regional Power
Martin Savidge hosts journalist and author Stephen Kinzer and human rights activist
Noel Twagiramungu (audio link)
 
Rwanda's President Teleconferences with BU Seminar
Stephen Kinzer's class questions Paul Kagame, in real time.
 
Appearances on C-Span and Chicago Public Radio discussing A Thousand Hills: Rwanda's Rebirth and the Man Who Dreamed It.
C-Span, BookTV, August 7 2008 (link)
Chicago Public Radio, WorldView, August 8 2008 (link)
 

Afghanistan

 
Facing Disaster In The Middle East
Lecture at the London School of Economics - January 10, 2011
PodcastDirect Link(MP3)
 
New Twelve-Minute Video by Brave New Film
Afghanistan + More Troops = Catastrophe • (link)
 

Reset: Iran, Turkey, and America's Future

 
Speech to SETA Foundation, Washington, DC
June 11, 2010 (video)
 
Speech to the World Affairs Council of Northern California
June 18, 2010 (audio)
 
Interview with "The Young Turks"
June 22, 2010 (video)
 
The Week In Green
Interview With Hamid Dabashi - June 30, 2010 (video)
 

Miscellaneous

 
Now that the Egyptian protests have toppled Hosni Mubarak, will the rest of the Arab world follow suit?
Interview on The Takeaway (NPR), Feb. 14, 2011 (Audio)
 
"Start the Week"
With former Home Secretary Charles Clarke, former Chancellor of the Exchequer Nigel Lawson, and economist Dambisa Moyo, author of "Dead Aid" and "How the West Was Lost" (Audio Link)
BBC Radio - January 10, 2011
 
Interview with Sir David Frost
Al-Jazeera - January 14, 2011 (Video)
 
Speech to International Peace Institute
Sept. 29, 2010
 
Right Here, Right Now with Mara Dolan
Vimeo.com – August 12, 2010
 
Stephen Kinzer Fala Das Antigas Relações Entre Irã e EUA
Globo Television News (Brazil) – August 31, 2010
 
Honorary doctorate from University of Scranton
Sands of Time – WOMR (Provincetown, Mass.) - August 20, 2010 (link)
 
Stephen Kinzer is a journalist of a certain cheeky fearlessnes and exquisite timing. In his new book he's ahead of the game again. (link)
Open Source with Christopher Lydon (audio) -- June 11, 2010
 
Kinzer Featured in New Documentary
An evocative new film, The Desert of Forbidden Art, about a treasure trove of art gathered at a
museum in the Central Asian steppe, features commentary by Stephen Kinzer.