I might have posted this before, but I finished watching it last night and it was excellent. Highly recommend you watch. You’ll learn so much. I did.

Oliver Stone: Vladimir Putin and War in Ukraine | Lex Fridman Podcast #286

OUTLINE:

0:00 – Introduction

2:54 – Nuclear power

15:52 – Russia and US relations

21:07 – JFK and the Cold War

26:24 – Interviewing Putin

50:02 – Invasion of Ukraine

59:20 – Why Putin invaded Ukraine

1:13:44 – Propaganda

1:21:02 – Interviewing Putin in 2022

1:28:17 – Nuclear war

1:34:28 – Advice on interviewing

1:38:09 – Interviewing Hitler

1:41:30 – Putin interview language barrier

1:42:41 – Love

1:44:36 – Advice to young people

1:47:42 – Mortality

1:48:44 – Regrets

1:50:41 – Meaning of life

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I haven’t listened to this 👇 yet, but if it is as interesting as the Oliver Stone conversation, I look forward to hearing this one.

Niall Ferguson: History of Money, Power, War, and Truth | Lex Fridman Podcast #239

Niall Ferguson is a historian at Hoover Institution, Stanford University. He is the author of 16 books on the history of money, war, power, and catastrophe.