Business Talk

In-depth interviews with leading figures from the world of business.


Monday, November 24
Biz Talk with Jim Campbell – Former CEO of Charles Schwab on Transformational Change & Berkshire Hathaway After Buffett

David Pottruck – former CEO of Schwab – weighs in on how to manage transformational change while increasing the odds of success…and then George Washington University Professor Lawrence Cunningham on Berkshire Beyond Buffet and the Enduring Value of Values.

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Business Talk

In-depth interviews with leading figures from the world of business.


Friday, November 21
“Biz Talk with Jim Campbell” – Why Government Fails So Often & How It Can Do Better

Uncle Sam Can’t Count….A History of Failed Government Investments…and then…Why Government Fails So Often and How We Can Do Better Peter Schuck – Simeon E. Baldwin Professor of Law Emeritus at Yale University. Peter was an official in the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, and practiced law in DC & New York. “Why…

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Business Talk

In-depth interviews with leading figures from the world of business.


Monday, November 17
“Biz Talk with Jim Campbell” – Wall Street Whistleblower on How the Markets are Rigged

Haim Bodek – former Goldman Sachs financial quant; Global Head of Volatility Trading at UBS; and former CEO of Trading Machines – blows the whistle on how the exchanges rig the markets in favor of the high frequency trading firms at the expense of the rest of us. It’s “legalized electronic front-running”. A great interview…

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Business Talk

In-depth interviews with leading figures from the world of business.


Monday, November 10
“Biz Talk with Jim Campbell” – Inside Reagan’s Iran-Contra Scandal

We go inside the investigative work of Deputy Director of the National Security Archive Malcolm Byrne and a classmate from Choate to uncover the scandal that almost brought the Reagan Administration down.

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Business Talk

In-depth interviews with leading figures from the world of business.


Tuesday, November 4
“Biz Talk with Jim Campbell” – From Domestic Scandal to Foreign Stateseman. The Two Sides of Nixon on the Tapes

Professor Ken Hughes of the Miller Presidential Recordings Program at UVA and Professor Luke Nichter – Nixon Tapes expert at Texas A&M University on the dark sides and statesman sides of President Nixon.

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