• The Downfall of Saddam Hussein: Misjudgments, Paranoia & A Secret with Steve Coll

    This week, Anthony talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Steve Coll about his brand-new book, The Achilles Trap: Saddam Hussein, the C.I.A., and the Origins of America's Invasion of Iraq.

    With access to new and unpublished documents, Steve analyzes the power dynamics, lost opportunities and misunderstandings that fueled the United States invasion of Iraq in 2003. Painting a comprehensive picture of Saddam Hussein, a paranoid man that was convinced the world was out to get him and acted accordingly. Steve discusses the attempted assassination of President George H.W. Bush; the burden Saddam faced from his family; Saddam’s complacency, misconceptions and more…



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    32m | Feb 28, 2024
  • The White House, Wall Street, and the SEC with Diana Henriques

    Award-winning journalist and author, Diana Henriques, joins Anthony this week to discuss her latest book,Taming the Street: The Old Guard, the New Deal, and FDR's Fight to Regulate American Capitalism.

     What does capitalism owe to the common good? Diana raises this urgent question with Anthony, discussing the steps President Franklin D. Roosevelt took to regulate Wall Street during the 1929 stock market crash and the Great Depression, and the role the New Deal still plays in today’s markets. They then move on to discuss Diana’s definitive book on Bernie Madoff.



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    41m | Feb 21, 2024
  • What Happens After the Oval Office? Seven Presidents Tell Us with Jared Cohen

    This week, Anthony talks with New York Times bestselling author Jared Cohen. His new book Life After Power looks at seven presidents and their search for purpose beyond the White House. Jared shares untold stories of our former Commander-in-Chiefs, from departing honorably and learning to manage their egos, to questions of mortality and becoming “human” again.



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    39m | Feb 14, 2024
  • Is Life Just One Big Fluke? Brian Klaas Tells Us

    This week, Anthony talks with political scientist Brian Klaas about his new bestseller, Fluke: Chance, Chaos, and Why Everything We Do Matters.

    Brian argues that but for a few small changes, our lives and societies could be wildly different. He gets personal on the flukes that have altered the course of his own life; discusses the many random moments that have defined history; and explains why we control nothing but influence everything…



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    29m | Feb 7, 2024
  • Tristan Snell Successfully Prosecuted Trump Once, Can It Be Done Again?

    This week, Anthony talks with attorney Tristan Snell about his new book Taking Down Trump: 12 Rules for Prosecuting Donald Trump by Someone Who Did It Successfully.

    Tristan provides insight into the rules of dealing with Trump; the challenges faced when prosecuting him; and the reality of the likely 2024 Republican presidential nominee being under such intense legal scrutiny.



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    32m | Jan 31, 2024
  • Does Dinner with Joe DiMaggio Make You Street Smart? with Dr. Rock Positano

    This week, Anthony talks with acclaimed author Dr. Rock Positano about his new book, co-authored with his brother John Positano, Street Smart: The Primer for Success in the New World. From the streets of Brooklyn to the halls of Yale, Rock stresses why having street smarts and making the most of any lucky break life gives us are the keys to success. 

    As the man who knew legendary baseball player Joe DiMaggio best in the last decade of his life, he then shares candid stories about the Yankee Clipper, from his marriage and undying love for Marilyn Monroe, to his carefully managed image and private life. 



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    41m | Jan 24, 2024
  • The REAL Life & Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with Jonathan Eig

    Following Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Anthony sits down with award-winning journalist and biographer Jonathan Eig.

    Jonathan’s latest book King: A Life, is the first major biography of Dr. King in decades and the only to include recently declassified FBI files. He paints an intimate portrait of the real Martin Luther King Jr., casting new light his origins; revealing his complex marital relationship; and why he was rarely ever at peace, even with himself.



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    34m | Jan 17, 2024
  • Morgan Housel: Are We Really the Same as Ever?

    In this week's new episode, Anthony sits down with bestselling author and finance expert, Morgan Housel.

    Why does our relationship with money define us? How much has it changed over time? Where should we really be finding our happiness? And what are the two most important words in investing? Morgan answers everything and more on today's show.



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    29m | Jan 10, 2024
  • Is the US Heading for a Trade War? With Robert Lighthizer

    For decades, American trade policy indicated that free trade was always the answer, but during his tenure as US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer “blew" that idea up and implemented policies that put American workers first. He joins Anthony this week to discuss US trade relations, his time in government, and his new book, No Trade is Free: Changing Course, Taking on China, and Helping America's Workers. 



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    35m | Jan 3, 2024
  • Jay Abraham Shares the Cheat Code to Wealth Without Risk

    This week, Anthony talks with executive coach and marketing guru Jay Abraham about his new book, Business Wealth Without Risk.

    Known as the "21.7-billion-dollar man" Jay shares how to break down a business and think like a pro. Together they discuss, growth, risk, managing failure, and get personal on their own journey's and friendship over the years.



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    38m | Dec 27, 2023
  • Is Donald Trump Tired Of Winning? Ask Jonathan Karl

    This week, Anthony talks with veteran Washington reporter Jonathan Karl. Jonathan’s new book Tired of Winning explores how Donald Trump has wrecked the Grand Old Party and remade it in his own image. Together they discuss Trump’s campaign for “revenge,” his transition from disgraced to the dominant force, yet again, and what a second Trump presidency would mean for American democracy. 



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    38m | Dec 20, 2023
  • The Chaos Kings on Wall Street with Scott Patterson

    This week, Anthony talks with veteran Wall Street Journal reporter Scott Patterson about his new book Chaos Kings: How Wall Street Traders Make Billions in the New Age of Crisis.


    Together they discuss the increasing focus on crisis and market crashes on Wall Street, delve into the ‘black swans’ that feature in the book and shed light on the “chaos kings” who strive to turn extreme events into financial gain.



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    31m | Dec 13, 2023
  • The Explosion of Antisemitism with Mike Rothschild

    This week, Anthony talks with journalist and conspiracy theory expert Mike Rothschild - of no relation. Mike’s brand-new book, Jewish Space Lasers: The Rothschilds and 200 Years of Conspiracy Theories takes a deep dive into the absurd conspiracy theories surrounding Judaism’s ‘royal family,’ and is a hard look at the dangerous explosion of antisemitism in America today. 



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    32m | Dec 6, 2023
  • Four Billionaires and A Parking Attendant with Chris Ullman

    This week, Anthony talks with communications expert Chris Ullman, about his brand-new book, Four Billionaires and a Parking Attendant.

    Chris shares details from his decades of experience working alongside some of the world's most influential minds, sharing his "blueprint for building a career and a life."



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    35m | Nov 29, 2023
  • The Master Of Fiction: Ken Follett

    This week, Anthony talks with one of the world’s best-loved authors, Ken Follett about his latest book The Armor of Light. 

    Having sold over 188 million copies of his books worldwide, Ken reflects on his decades-long career, sharing why storytelling remains the “core” of his life. He discusses the transition from a reader to a writer, the love affairs he has with his characters, and the incredible lengths he will go to for historical accuracy. 



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    39m | Nov 22, 2023
  • The Renegade: Adam Kinzinger on Defending Our Democracy

    In this episode, former Congressman Adam Kinzinger joins Anthony to discuss his instant New York Times bestseller Renegade. Adam shares his personal inside account of the January 6 attacks on the U.S. Capitol and his vote to impeach Donald Trump. From his family disowning him to breaking from the Republican Party, he tells his story of faith, service, and political duty in a democracy under siege. 



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    34m | Nov 15, 2023
  • In Israel’s Darkest Hour, Dan Senor Sees Reason for Hope

    This week, Anthony talks with bestselling author, political advisor, and former Defense Department official Dan Senor about his timely new book The Genius of Israel. Even in its darkest hour, Dan explains how Israeli society has and continues to show remarkable grit, resilience, and hope. They discuss the history of the nation, how it arrived here, it’s crucial relationship with the United States, and the many important distinctions that most of us never consider…



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    51m | Nov 8, 2023
  • 2024, This Is It Says Marianne Williamson

    With the 2024 presidential Election Day fast approaching, Anthony talks with Democratic candidate Marianne Williamson. Marianne outlines her fight for the Presidency, why she's the person for it, and what she will do to win...



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    46m | Nov 1, 2023
  • Melissa DeRosa Leaves Nothing Unsaid

    In this episode, Anthony talks with Melissa DeRosa, former right-hand to Governor Andrew Cuomo and one of the most powerful women in New York State government history. 

    From her journey as a young woman in politics to the deadliest pandemic in history and setting the record straight on the final Cuomo years, Melissa leaves no stone unturned in her brand-new book “What’s Left Unsaid.”



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    40m | Oct 25, 2023
  • The Cenk Uygur Presidential Run: Justice for America

    This week, Anthony is joined by Cenk Uygur, founder of The Young Turks and author of the brand-new book, Justice is Coming: How Progressives Are Going to Take Over the Country and America Is Going to Love It.

    Days before announcing his bid for the 2024 Democratic nomination, Cenk shares with Anthony his vision for a “progressive” America, they get to the roots of what went wrong with the Republican party, and discuss why both sides of the playing field are just as misdirected…



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    34m | Oct 18, 2023
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