After Words

Interviews with top nonfiction authors by journalists, public policy makers, legislators, and others familiar with their work.After Words airs each weekend at the following times:Saturday at 10pm ETSunday at 9pm ETMonday at 12am ET


  • After Words with Vicky Ward

    Apr 07 2019

    Investigative reporter Vicky Ward reports on the careers of Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump and their roles in the Trump administration. She's interviewed by former New York Observer Editor in Chief Elizabeth Spiers.

  • After Words with George Papadopoulos

    Mar 31 2019

    George Papadopoulos details his role in the Trump administration and the Russia investigation. He is interviewed by the [Wall Street Journal] justice department reporter Aruna Viswanatha.

  • After Words with Victor Davis Hanson

    Mar 24 2019

    Victor Davis Hanson discusses the campaign, election, and presidency of Donald Trump. He's interviewed by former Congressman Dave Brat (R-VA).

  • After Words with Angela Stent

    Mar 17 2019

    Georgetown University professor Angela Stent examines Russia's foreign policy and international goals. She's interviewed by Representative Dina Titus (D-NV), a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee.

  • After Words with Senator Doug Jones

    Mar 10 2019

    Senator Doug Jones (D-AL) recounts his prosecution of two former KKK members involved in the 1963 Birmingham church bombing that killed four black girls. He's interviewed by author and journalist Diane McWhorter.

  • After Words with Andrew McCabe

    Mar 02 2019

    Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe discusses his career, the FBI, and his firing from the Bureau. He's interviewed by [New York Times] reporter Adam Goldman.

  • After Words with Jason Rezaian

    Feb 24 2019

    The [Washington Post]'s Jason Rezaian discusses the 544 days he was held in an Iranian prison. He's interviewed by Rep. Jared Huffman of California.

  • After Words with Jill Abramson

    Feb 17 2019

    Former [New York Times] executive editor Jill Abramson reports on the state of the news business with the influx of new technologies. She's interviewed by Vivian Schiller, former president and CEO of NPR.

  • After Words with Shoshana Zuboff

    Feb 10 2019

    Shoshana Zuboff examines the growing business of collecting and selling consumer data. She is interviewed by Nilay Patel, editor in chief of The Verge.

  • After Words with Chris Christie

    Feb 03 2019

    Former New Jersey Governor and presidential candidate Chris Christie discusses his political career and offers his insights about President Trump's administration. He's interviewed by CBS News chief White House correspondent Major Garrett.

  • After Words with Stephanie Land

    Jan 27 2019

    Stephanie Land discusses her path from working as a maid to earning a journalism degree and later writing about the working poor. She is interviewed by Rachel Schneider, co-author of [The Financial Diaries].

  • After Words with Sebastian Gorka

    Jan 20 2019

    Former Trump Administration strategist Sebastian Gorka offers his thoughts on how the U.S. can strengthen its national security. He's interviewed by Amb. Paula Dobriansky, fmr. Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs in the Bush administration.

  • After Words with Reniqua Allen

    Jan 13 2019

    Reniqua Allen examines whether the "American Dream" is attainable today. She's interviewed by [The Root] editor-in-chief Danielle Belton.

  • [Dark Commerce]

    Jan 06 2019

    Louise Shelley examines the growth in illegal trade globally with the emergence of new technologies. She's interviewed by Yaya Fanusie of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies.

  • After Words with Stephen Moore

    Dec 30 2018

    Economist Stephen Moore discusses the economic policies of the Trump administration. He is interviewed by Veronique de Rugy, senior research fellow at George Mason University Mercatus Center.

  • After Words with DeRay Mckesson

    Dec 23 2018

    Activist and Pod Save the People podcast host DeRay Mckesson reflects on his work with Black Lives Matter and offers the framework he believes will move social justice activism forward. He's interviewed by NAACP president and CEO Derrick Johnson.

  • After Words with David Bossie and Corey Lewandowski

    Dec 16 2018

    Citizens United president David Bossie and former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski argue that Washington bureaucrats are seeking to undermine the presidency of Donald Trump. They're interviewed by Sharyl Attkisson, author of [Smear].

  • After Words with Tucker Carlson

    Dec 09 2018

    Fox News host Tucker Carlson offers his thoughts on elitism in America. He's interviewed by Matt Schlapp, chairman of the American Conservative Union.

  • After Words with Reihan Salam

    Dec 02 2018

    National Review executive editor Reihan Salam argues the case against open borders. He's interviewed by Doris Meissner, former commissioner of the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service.

  • After Words with Jose Antonio Vargas

    Nov 25 2018

    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas reflects on living in the United States as an undocumented immigrant. He's interviewed by Rinku Sen, senior strategist for Race Forward and author of [The Accidental American].