Steven Valentino

Producer, The New Yorker Radio Hour

Steven Valentino appears in the following:

Jill Lepore on the Long Sweep of American History

Friday, September 21, 2018

In “These Truths,” a historian shares her deep perspective on American conflicts past and present.

Rachel Carson Dreams of the Sea

Friday, September 14, 2018

Before “Silent Spring,” Rachel Carson fell in love with the ocean, and her writings about the sea and its creatures are like nothing else.  

David Attenborough’s Planet (We Just Live on It)

Friday, September 14, 2018

The master of the nature documentary shares lessons from a life spent observing life in every corner of the world.

Parenting While Deported

Friday, September 07, 2018

A mother, deported to Honduras, tries to parent her children in the U.S. by video call.

Rev. Franklin Graham Offers an Evangelist’s View of Donald Trump

Friday, August 31, 2018

One of the nation’s most prominent preachers explains his support for the President.

A Former U.S. Ambassador Is Back in Putin’s Crosshairs

Friday, July 27, 2018

Vladimir Putin would like the U.S. to turn over the former ambassador Michael McFaul for interrogation in Russia. Will Donald Trump go through with it?   

Philip Roth in the #MeToo Era

Friday, July 20, 2018

A panel of female writers discuss the portrayal of women in the work of Philip Roth.

For Philip Roth, Writing Bred Wisdom

Friday, July 20, 2018

In 2003, David Remnick interviewed the author about his creative process, for the BBC.

The Many Literary Lives of Philip Roth

Friday, July 20, 2018

Roth’s biographer, Blake Bailey, on why the novelist’s writing will endure.

Tina Brown on Vanity Fair, the Eighties, and Harvey Weinstein

Friday, July 06, 2018

A legend in New York publishing, Tina Brown talks about her encounters with Donald Trump and Harvey Weinstein, and how she came to understand sexism in the workplace.

An Evangelical Activist Embraces #MeToo

Friday, June 22, 2018

Autumn Miles, a survivor of domestic abuse, says that evangelical churches must stop encouraging women to submit to abuse.

The Koch Brothers Say No to Tariffs

Friday, June 15, 2018

It’s been said that Charles and David Koch run a political machine bigger than the Republican Party.  And they don’t like the President getting into trade wars.

Is Identity Politics Killing the Democratic Party?

Friday, May 25, 2018

A self-described liberal thinks Democrats need to put aside identity politics to focus on winning elections.

Gillian Flynn’s Worst Job

Friday, May 25, 2018

The author of “Gone Girl” and other books puts on a frozen-yogurt costume and wanders the mall, looking for victims.

Malcolm Gladwell on Understanding School Shooters

Friday, May 25, 2018

School shooters have become part of a self-perpetuating subculture, Malcolm Gladwell says.

North Korea Blows Hot and Cold on the Prospect of Talks

Friday, May 18, 2018

Evan Osnos speaks with a North Korea expert about the mixed signals coming from Pyongyang.

The Breeders on Sexism, Drugs, and Rock and Roll

Friday, May 18, 2018

Twenty-five years after “Last Splash,” the band talks about the toll of drugs, and Kim Deal has a few words for Black Francis about sexism.

Senator Mark Warner on the Threat of Russia

Friday, May 11, 2018

The vice-chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee fears that, with Russia, we’re confronting twenty-first-century threats with twentieth-century tools.

Apocalypse Prepping, on a Budget

Friday, April 27, 2018

Patricia Marx on how the other half prepares for the end of the world.

America After Weinstein

Friday, April 27, 2018

The Pulitzer Prize was recently awarded to the journalists who exposed Harvey Weinstein’s sexual misconduct—revelations that launched the reckoning of #MeToo.