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30. Learning Modern Greek

December 19, 2022

This inaugural episode of the Byzantine & Modern Greek Studies Podcast from Queens College (CUNY) features Professor Gerasimus Katsan, director of the College’s Center for Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, and its assistant director, Professor Maria Athanasopoulou. They speak in both English and Greek with John Metaxas about the Modern Greek language, what it takes […]

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28. Americans Say Supreme Court is ‘Out of Touch’

October 6, 2022

September 30, 2022 Nearly six in ten Americans say the U.S. Supreme Court is out of touch with the country, according to the latest poll by Monmouth University. That opinion has crystallized in the months since the Court took away a woman’s constitutional right to an abortion in its June decision in Dobbs v. Jackson […]

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Covering the Debate Debacle #4 — ELECTION INTEGRITY

September 30, 2020

WCBS asked me to cover first the Presidential Debate from the station’s studios, where we maintain a severely limited in-person staff and a strict COVID protocol. I was tasked with reporting, writing and producing four 90-second reports for morning drive time. Each covers a different substantive slice of the debate and aired in a four-part […]

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Michael Flynn’s Turkey Connection and the Implications for U.S. Security and Democracy

June 1, 2020

As the Michael Flynn legal drama comes to its denouement, the media narrative has focused on his guilty plea to lying about conversations with the Russian ambassador and the Justice Department’s late decision to seek to drop charges against Flynn. But Flynn’s other foreign entanglement, with Turkey, may be even more significant to U.S. security, […]

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My live WCBS interview with Alan Dershowitz ahead of impeachment trial

January 20, 2020

Harvard Law Prof Waffles on Scope of His Role Asserts ‘I’m not a full-fledged member’ of impeachment defense team Claims Sekulow is not conflicted by Parnas allegations Dershowitz arguably should be considered an expert witness in this case and Dems should get a rebuttal witness Sekulow should be called to testify on Parnas representation When […]

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Prime Minister Mitsotakis tells John Metaxas that Greece’s Brain Drain can be Reversed

October 1, 2019

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis tells John Metaxas that Greece’s Brain Drain Can be Reversed. The prime minister answered my question during a public conversation he had at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, moderated by former Ambassador Nicholas Burns, on September 26, 2019. Runs: 6 minutes CLICK THE PLAYER TO LISTEN You may […]

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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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