Scheer Intelligence

Daniel Ellsberg: The Doomsday Machine

November 3, 2017

The former military analyst talks about why he leaked the Pentagon Papers and why there aren’t more whistleblowers today.

Erwin Chemerinsky: Free Speech on Campus

October 27, 2017

The Dean of Berkeley’s Law School discusses his new book and the limitations of the First Amendment.

Viet Thanh Nguyen: The Sympathizer

October 20, 2017

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author discusses his acclaimed novel and the legacy of the Vietnam War.

Brett Morgen: Jane

October 13, 2017

The filmmaker discusses his most recent film about primatologist Jane Goodall.

Norman Lear: A ‘bleeding heart conservative,’ Part II

October 6, 2017

The 95-year-old television icon talks about politics and mortality.
[Contains mature language.]

Norman Lear: A lifetime of changing TV and its audience, Part I

September 29, 2017

The 95-year-old television icon talks about his time in the military and his shows’ biggest controversies. [Contains mature language]

James Cromwell: The consequences of doing nothing

September 22, 2017

The Oscar-nominated actor discusses his social activism.

Dolores Huerta: A tireless voice for workers

September 15, 2017

The 87-year-old labor icon discusses her life and career as well as a new film about her.

William J. Perry: The real risk of nuclear war

September 8, 2017

The documentary filmmaker discusses his new film about genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and the organic food industry.

William J. Perry: The real risk of nuclear war

September 1, 2017

The former Secretary of Defense discusses the current nuclear threats the world faces and how we got to this point.