Radio & Podcasts

Radio and Podcast Appearances by Amanda Foreman


  • The New York Public Library – 2 May 2013
    “The Great Gatsby” Film Panel Discussion
    Amanda Foreman and The New Yorker‘s David Remnick moderate a discussion with director Baz Luhrmann, costume/production designer Catherine Martin, and stars Carey Mulligan, Isla Fisher, Tobey Maguire, and Joel Edgerton about Luhrmann’s 2013 film adaptation of The Great Gatsby.
  • The Sydney Institute – 30 April 2013
    “Surrounded on All Sides: Five Lessons from History”
    Amanda Foreman delivers a speech on the leadership lessons of Spencer Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire, Spartacus, Lenin, General Sir John Monash, and Lewis “Chesty” Puller at the Sydney Institute’s Annual Dinner in Sydney, Australia.
    Read the speech’s opening remarks by Australian Premier Barry O’Farrell  


  • WUFT Public Radio (Florida) – 13 July 2012
    “Connor Calling”
    Gainesville, FL author Shelley Fraser Mickle interviews bestselling author Amanda Foreman about her latest book A World on Fire: Britain’s Crucial Role in the American Civil War.
  • University of Toronto – 2 February 2012
    Lionel Gelber Prize Longlist Interviews
    Rob Steiner, Director, Fellowships In Global Journalism at the Munk School of Global Affairs, interviews Amanda Foreman about A World on Fire as part of a series focusing on the authors featured on the 2012 Lionel Gelber Prize longlist.






  • BBC Radio 4 – 3 August 2003




  • BBC Radio Documentary
    The History of the Temperance Movement