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D.C. Lawyers Advance Civil Lawsuit vs. Republic of Turkey Over Beating of Protesters on U.S. Soil

March 25, 2019

•Turkey Faces April Deadline to Respond in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia •Ankara Foreign Ministry Finally Served After Rebuffing Service Three Times ◊PODCAST COLD OPEN VERBATIM: You had a trained paramilitary force attack peaceful protesters. The people who were protecting President Erdogan came across police lines and beat up our clients, hit […]

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These “Grumpy Liberals” are Elevating Journalism in the Time of Trump

March 21, 2019

John Metaxas speaks with Paul Glastris, editor in chief of the Washington Monthly, along with two of the publication’s editors, Daniel Block and Eric Cortellessa, about their quest to elevate journalism in this stressful time. Labelling his point of view, “grumpily liberal,” Paul says the Washington Monthly, now celebrating its 50th anniversary, remains devoted to […]

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Using Modern Media for the Common Good: John Metaxas speaks with TheVJ.com’s Michael Rosenblum

February 16, 2019

John Metaxas speaks with Michael Rosenblum, the self-proclaimed “Father of Videojournalism” who has trained more than 40,000 VJs and built VJ-driven networks worldwide. In a wide-ranging talk on the history of media, Michael recounts his career, from his time living with and covering a Palestinian family in Gaza during the First Intifada to his current […]

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From Zionist to Palestinian Advocate: One Lawyer’s Journey

January 31, 2019

Podcaster John Metaxas interviews veteran civil rights attorney Robert Herbst about his journey from his liberal Jewish upbringing to becoming an advocate for Palestinian rights. Bob says just as “Black Lives Matter in the U.S., Palestinian lives matter in Israel/Palestine.” He says his viewpoint changed significantly after what he calls Israel’s brutal 2014 Operation Protective […]

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Columbia University’s David Phillips Calls on U.S. to Counter Erdogan Threat to Invade Eastern Syria

December 13, 2018

BREAKING NEWS: David Phillips, Director of the Program on Peace Building and Rights at Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights, speaks with John Metaxas on today’s latest threats by Turkish President Erdogan to invade eastern regions of Syria. The threat puts at risk U.S. forces who are maintaining bases in the region […]

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The Life of a Journalist and the Obligations of a Citizen in the Time of Trump

November 4, 2018

Award winning journalist John Metaxas speaks on “The Life of a Journalist and the Obligations of a Citizen in the Time of Trump.” John touches on his time covering Trump at ABC News and CBS, the saga of Marvin Roffman, the importance of truth, his studies with Fred Friendly, the lessons he teaches his college […]

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Professor John Coffee of Columbia Law Joins Insider Trading Task Force

November 2, 2018

Professor John Coffee of Columbia Law School speaks with WallStreetNorth’s John Metaxas (Columbia Law ’84) about the state of insider trading law. Professor Coffee has been asked to join a task force to develop proposals to update this area of the law. The task force is to be chaired by former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara […]

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Hughes Hubbard’s George Tsougarakis on his Pro Bono Recovery of Looted 9th C. Manuscript

June 2, 2018

Hughes Hubbard & Reed partner George Tsougarakis tells WallStreetNorth’s John Metaxas the fascinating story of his firm’s recovery of a 9th Century handwritten copy of the New Testament that was looted from a monastery in northern Greece by Bulgarian soldiers during World War I and went missing for 99 years. Despite the voluntarily return of […]

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John Bandler on Cybersecurity for the Home and Office

June 2, 2018

Attorney John Bandler speaks with WallStreetNorth’s John Metaxas about his book Cybersecurity for the Home and Office. Bandler’s book is published by the American Bar Association and is available through the ABA website and Amazon. John Bandler founded the Bandler Law Firm PLLC in Manhattan. The firm counsels corporations and individuals on issues that require […]

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Tasoula Hadjitofi: The Icon Hunter

June 2, 2018

John Metaxas interviews author Tasoula Hadjitofi about her book The Icon Hunter and her quest as a refugee to reclaim her nation’s stolen heritage. “As a girl growing up in Cyprus, I never imagined I’d learn as much as I have about the inner workings of art trafficking,” says Hadjitofi. Despite suffering from war, cultural […]

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