List of C-SPAN Q&A interviews first aired in 2008

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Q&A is an interview series on the C-SPAN network that typically airs every Sunday night. It is hosted by C-SPAN founder Brian Lamb. Its stated purpose is to feature discussions with "interesting people who are making things happen in politics, the media, education, and science & technology in hour-long conversations about their lives and their work."[1]

Original air date
(Links to video)
Interviewee(s) Comments
January 6, 2008 Dr. Yvonne Thornton Featured discussion of Thornton's book The Ditchdigger's Daughters: A Black Family's Astonishing Success Story.
January 13, 2008 Jonathan Karl
January 20, 2008 Dr. Elmer Huerta Featured discussion of Huerta's role as president of the American Cancer Society
January 27, 2008 Bill Buzenberg Featured discussion of Buzenberg's role as executive director of the Center for Public Integrity.
February 3, 2008 Sudhir Venkatesh Featured discussion of Venkatesh's book Gang Leader for a Day.
February 10, 2008 Frances Fragos Townsend
February 17, 2008 David Burstein Featured discussion of Burstein's film 18 in '08.
February 24, 2008 Ken Dilanian
March 2, 2008 Nathan McCall
March 9, 2008 Robert Compton Featured discussion of Compton's documentary Two Million Minutes: A Global Examination.
March 16, 2008 Doug Mills Featured discussion of Mills's role as a photojournalist for the New York Times.
March 23, 2008 Phil Donahue Featured discussion of Donahue's documentary Body of War.
March 30, 2008 Roger Mudd Featured discussion of Mudd's book The Place To Be: Washington, CBS, and the Glory Days of Television News. (Part one of two.)
April 6, 2008 Roger Mudd Featured discussion of Mudd's book The Place To Be: Washington, CBS, and the Glory Days of Television News. (Part two of two.)
April 13, 2008 Gordon Wood Featured discussion of Wood's book The Purpose of the Past: Reflections on the Uses of History.
April 20, 2008 Richard Miniter
April 27, 2008 Dr. Edna Greene Medford
May 4, 2008 Justice Antonin Scalia Featured discussion of Scalia's book Making Your Case: The Art of Persuading Judges.
May 11, 2008 Doris Buffett Featured discussion of Buffett's role as head of the Sunshine Lady Foundation.
May 18, 2008 James Rosen Featured discussion of Rosen's biography of John Mitchell, The Strong Man: John Mitchell and the Secrets of Watergate.
May 25, 2008 Thomas DiLorenzo
June 1, 2008 Colman McCarthy
June 8, 2008 Frederick Downs, Jr. Featured discussion of Downs's role as Chief Prosthetics & Clinical Logistics Officer for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
June 15, 2008 Michelle Bernard Featured discussion of Bernard's role as president of the Independent Women's Forum.
June 22, 2008 Renu Khator Featured discussion of Khator's dual role as chancellor of the University of Houston System and president of the University of Houston.
June 29, 2008 Aaron Woolf Featured discussion of Woolf's documentary King Corn.
July 6, 2008 Kathleen Parker
July 13, 2008 David Maraniss Featured discussion of Maraniss's book Rome 1960: The Olympics that Changed the World.
July 20, 2008 Brit Hume
July 27, 2008 Chris Hedges Featured discussion of Hedges's book Collateral Damage: America's War Against Iraqi Civilians.
August 3, 2008 Rep. Nancy Pelosi Featured discussion of Pelosi's book "Know Your Power: A Message to America's Daughters.
August 10, 2008 Three Years Later: Conversations with Iraq War Veterans
August 17, 2008 Ben Stein Featured discussion of Stein's book How to Ruin the United States of America.
August 24, 2008 Greg Mortenson Featured discussion of Mortenson's book Three Cups of Tea.
August 31, 2008 Bruce Cole Featured discussion of Cole's role as chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the NEH "Picturing America" project.
September 7, 2008 Linda Robinson Featured discussion of Robinson's book Tell Me How This Ends: General David Petraeus and the Search for a Way Out of Iraq.
September 14, 2008 Peter Wallison Featured discussion of Wallison's work with the American Enterprise Institute.
September 21, 2008 Lionel
October 5, 2008 John Podhoretz
October 12, 2008 Lynette Clemetson Featured discussion of Clemetson's role as managing editor of The Root.
October 19, 2008 Mark Levin
October 26, 2008 Mark Farkas Featured discussion of the C-SPAN program The White House: Inside America's Most Famous Home.
November 2, 2008 Rick Shenkman Featured discussion of Shenkman's book Just How Stupid Are We? Facing the Truth About the American Voter.
November 9, 2008 Harold Holzer Featured discussion of Holzer's book Lincoln President-Elect: Abraham Lincoln and the Great Secession Winter, 1860-1861.
November 16, 2008 Michael Rosenblum
November 23, 2008 Brent Glass Featured discussion of Glass's role as director of the National Museum of American History.
November 30, 2008 Lauren Whittington, John McArdle, and Emily Yehle Featured discussion of the United States Capitol Visitor Center with Roll Call journalists Whittington, McArdle, and Yehle.
December 7, 2008 Rep. Donna Edwards
December 14, 2008 William Seale Featured discussion of Seale's two-volume work The President's House: A History.
December 21, 2008 Sen. Bob Corker
December 28, 2008 Ray Price


  1. ^ "C-SPAN's "Q&A"". YouTube. Retrieved 3 December 2014. Watch Q&A every Sunday night on C-SPAN at 8pm ET. Each week we introduce you to interesting people who are making things happen in politics, the media, education, and science & technology in hour-long conversations about their lives and their work. 

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