This Week on Q: August 22 - 26

MONDAY Joel Bakan

TUESDAY Barry Manilow

WEDNESDAY Lynn Peril

THURSDAY Jonah Lehrer

FRIDAY Larry Hagman

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Terry O'Reilly guest hosts this week!

Monday: Development economist Charles Kenny on if the decline of the U.S. as a superpower will mean good things for American culture. Joel Bakan, the writer and filmmaker behind The Corporation, on his new book Childhood Under Siege. Q VAULT: Jodie Foster on her film The Beaver.

Tuesday: Former NYC mayor Ed Koch. Barry Manilow reflects on his career. Q VAULT: Lawyer and writer Emma Ruby-Sachs on her debut novel The Water Man's Daughter.

Wednesday: A look at the new Bernie Madoff doc, Chasing Madoff. Sectretary and writer Lynn Peril on her new book about the history of the secretary, Swimming in the Steno Pool. Q VAULT: Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock.

Thursday: Cultural thinker Jonah Lehrer on why book and movie spoilers don't spoil anything. Asif Kapadia, director of Senna, a new documentary about famed race car driver Ayrton Senna. Q VAULT: A conversation about the latest Sinatra biography.  

Friday: A feature conversation with actor Larry Hagman who's best known for playing J.R. Ewing on Dallas. Q VAULT: Sexpert Susie Bright.  

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