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Jon Meacham discusses first year of Trump presidency in latest episode of ‘The Zeppos Report’

Feb. 12, 2018—Visiting Distinguished Professor Jon Meacham joins Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos to discuss President Trump's first year in office on the latest episode of "The Zeppos Report."

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‘Hip-hop intellectual’ Michael Eric Dyson shares thoughts about MLK, ‘core American ideals’ on ‘The Zeppos Report’

Jan. 22, 2018—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos converses with author and MLK Commemorative Series keynote speaker Michael Eric Dyson about racial justice, American values, and sports and society on "The Zeppos Report."

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What’s On My Mind: Racial protest in America

Jan. 18, 2018—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos looks at how racial conflict and the reaction to it have shaped our country in this week’s edition of “What’s On My Mind.”

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Former U.S. attorney general reflects on his journey of service for ‘The Zeppos Report’

Dec. 12, 2017—Former U.S. Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales joins fellow legal scholar Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in conversation for the latest episode of "The Zeppos Report."

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Writer-in-residence Andrew Maraniss shares the story of Perry Wallace on ‘The Zeppos Report’

Nov. 27, 2017—On the latest episode of "The Zeppos Report," Vanderbilt writer-in-residence Andrew Maraniss tells Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos about his personal journey to Vanderbilt and how it led him to write Perry Wallace's biography.

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Former NATO Commander talks about global leadership on ‘The Zeppos Report’

Oct. 30, 2017—Retired four-star Adm. James Stavridis joins Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos on the latest edition of the podcast to discuss 21st-century global security and the role of American universities.

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Neuroscientist Suzana Herculano-Houzel discusses the formation of remarkable brains—and minds—on ‘The Zeppos Report’

Oct. 16, 2017—The latest episode of the podcast features Associate Professor of Psychology and Biological Sciences Suzana Herculano-Houzel and the groundbreaking research featured in her book, "The Human Advantage."

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Yates emphasizes importance of civil discourse, public service on ‘The Zeppos Report’

Sep. 28, 2017—Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates Joins Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos on "The Zeppos Report" to discuss the importance of civil discourse and her 27-year career in the Department of Justice.

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Mayor Megan Barry discusses the shared values of Nashville and Vanderbilt on ‘The Zeppos Report’

Sep. 7, 2017—Two of Nashville's most influential civic leaders talk about the principles of diversity and inclusivity that guide the city and Vanderbilt in the 10th episode of "The Zeppos Report."

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Stellar astrophysicist Keivan Stassun talks about total solar eclipse, scientific wonder on ‘The Zeppos Report’

Aug. 17, 2017—In prelude to the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos interviews astronomy expert Keivan Stassun on "The Zeppos Report."

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Professor Holly Tucker shares her process of bringing history to life on ‘The Zeppos Report’

Aug. 7, 2017—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos interviews Professor of French Holly Tucker, author of "City of Light, City of Poison," on "The Zeppos Report."

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Legendary filmmaker Ken Burns talks about his enduring sense of discovery on ‘The Zeppos Report’

Jun. 1, 2017—America's historian Ken Burns spoke with Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos about his four decades of filmmaking, the lessons he's learned and what's coming next for "The Zeppos Report."

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