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A weekly conversation between editor in chief Jeffrey Goldberg and the figures shaping society

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  • Episode 5

    Nikole Hannah-Jones

    Jeffrey Goldberg, editor-in-chief, talks about America's unequal education system with journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones. How much progress has been really made since Brown v. Board of Education in giving black kids access to equal schooling as white kids? Far from enough, Hannah-Jones has found. And she has some concrete—but difficult—ideas for fixing it. 
  • Episode 4

    Eric Garcetti

    The Atlantic's editor in chief Jeffrey Goldberg talks with Mayor Eric Garcetti about what people misunderstand about Los Angeles, whether a mayor could win the presidency, and where he goes to find the best tacos.
  • Episode 3

    Masha Gessen

    Author and activist Masha Gessen’s new book about Russia won the 2017 National Book Award for nonfiction. The Atlantic's editor in chief Jeffrey Goldberg talks with Gessen about what Vladimir Putin wants, what Donald Trump’s election means, and how Americans should think about Russia's interference in 2016.

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  • Episode 2

    Jake Tapper

    The Atlantic's editor in chief Jeffrey Goldberg talks with the CNN anchor Jake Tapper about learning from mistakes in journalism, watching the media destroy someone you know, and what President Trump is getting right.

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  • Episode 1

    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (featuring Ta-Nehisi Coates)

    In the inaugural episode of The Atlantic Interview, The Atlantic's editor in chief Jeffrey Goldberg talks with the novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie about race, identity, and her reaction to a nervous interviewer calling her "Chimichanga." Atlantic correspondent Ta-Nehisi Coates makes a cameo.

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  • Trailer

    A sneak peak at The Atlantic Interview - a new show featuring Jeffrey Goldberg in conversation with some of the most pivotal voices shaping politics, technology, art, media, business, and culture.