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  • Israel and the Possibilities of Peace MP3

    Hour 1:           Will peace ever be possible between Israel and its neighbors? We’ll talk this hour with journalist Patrick Tyler, who believes Israel’s military culture might be too dominant to overcome. His new book is “Fortress Israel: The Inside Story of the Military Elite Who Run the Country–and Why They Can’t Make Peace” (Farrar, Straus and ...

    16.10.2012

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    16.10.2012

  • Economics Explained MP3

    Hour 2:           Economics and global finance undoubtedly play a huge role in our lives – and in the current political campaigns, but who really understands concepts like sub-prime, private equity, and bond ratings and just what does it all mean? We’ll find out this hour with Paddy Hirsch, Senior Producer for Marketplace, creator of the Marketplace Whiteboard, and author o...

    15.10.2012

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    15.10.2012

  • The Biological and Social Meaning of Skin Color MP3

    Hour 1:           Why does skin color influence our social interactions and how have skin color-based valuations changed over the course of human history? We’ll explore the issue this hour with Nina G. Jablonski, Distinguished Professor of Anthropology at Pennsylvania State University and author of the new book “Living Color: The Biological and Social Meaning of Skin Colorâ...

    15.10.2012

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    15.10.2012

  • Pity the Billionaire? MP3

    Hour 2:           Is it possible that recent economic troubles benefitted wealthy Americans that identify themselves as conservatives more than it did the left? We’ll talk this hour with Thomas Frank, whose book “Pity the Billionaire: The Hard-Times Swindle and the Unlikely Comeback of the Right” (Picador, 2012) is now out in an updated paperback edition.

    10.10.2012

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    10.10.2012

  • The Arab Awakening and Change in the Middle East MP3

    Hour 1:           How is the Arab Awakening changing the geopolitical dynamic in the Middle East and what might the future hold for Syria, Iran, and their neighbors? We’ll spend this hour with Roxane Farmanfarmaian, Affiliated Lecturer in International Relations of the Middle East and North Africa at the University of Cambridge and Middle East Fellow at the Hinckley Institute of P...

    10.10.2012

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    10.10.2012

  • The Dallas Cowboys, An Outrageous History MP3

    Hour 2:           What makes the Dallas Cowboys more than just an NFL franchise? We’ll examine the cultural cache and the past of “America’s Team” this hour with writer Joe Nick Patoski. His new book is “The Dallas Cowboys: The Outrageous History of the Biggest, Loudest, Most Hated, Best Loved Football Team in America” (Little, Brown and Company, 201...

    09.10.2012

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    09.10.2012

  • Hale Woodruff’s Murals at Talladega College MP3

    The Mutiny on the Amistad, 1939 TALLADEGA COLLEGE/HIGH MUSEUM OF ART Hour 1:           How are murals painted at a small historically African-American Alabama college during the 1930s still resonating today? We’ll discuss the landmark work of artist Hale Woodruff this hour with Dr. Harry Robinson, President of the African American Museum of Dallas and Philip Collins, retired curat...

    09.10.2012

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    09.10.2012

  • What Makes Killing Wrong? And Why It Matters. MP3

    Hour 2:           If killing is wrong, what makes vital organ transplantation – as it is currently practiced – compatible with morality? We’ll discuss the issue this hour with Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, the Chauncey Stillman Professor of Practical Ethics in the Department of Philosophy and the Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University. He’ll deliver the lec...

    08.10.2012

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    08.10.2012

  • A Completed Dallas Arts District MP3

    Image Courtesy Wikipedia Hour 1:           The Dallas Arts District buildings are finished, but what’s still needed to make the area a complete neighborhood for artists and patrons in the heart of the city? We’ll spend this hour with Veletta Forsythe Lill, outgoing Executive Director of The Dallas Arts District, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and Ann Margolin, Council Member fo...

    08.10.2012

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    08.10.2012

  • The Obama White House and the Supreme Court MP3

    Hour 2:           How have personality and politics influenced President Obama’s relationship with the U.S. Supreme Court and what could the future hold if he is reelected in November? We’ll talk this hour with Jeffrey Toobin, staff writer at The New Yorker and senior legal analyst at CNN, Toobin’s new book is “The Oath: The Obama White House and the Supreme Co...

    04.10.2012

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    04.10.2012

  • The Moral Limits of Markets MP3

    Hour 1:           Is our market economy shifting to a “market society” where nearly everything can be bought and sold and how might such a shift affect our concepts of morality, responsibility, and citizenship? We’ll talk this hour with Michael Sandel, the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Government at Harvard University and author of the recent book “Wha...

    04.10.2012

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    04.10.2012

  • Struggling for Freedom in South Africa MP3

    Hour 2:           What are the greatest accomplishments and advances that South Africa has achieved in the twenty-plus years since Nelson Mandela become president and what challenges does the country still face? We’ll talk this hour with Douglas Foster, former editor of Mother Jones magazine and author of the new book “After Mandela: The Struggle for Freedom in Post-Aparth...

    03.10.2012

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    03.10.2012

  • A Trip to the State Fair of Texas Auto Show MP3

    Hour 1:           How is the auto industry changing for 2013 and which new designs and models are hot at this year’s State Fair of Texas Auto Show? We’ll spend this hour with automotive writer David Boldt and we’ll get your picks and pans from this year’s Fair.

    03.10.2012

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    03.10.2012

  • Coco Chanel’s Secret War MP3

    Hour 2:           Exactly what were the Nazi affiliations of a famous French fashion designer during Germany’s World War II occupation of France? We’ll talk this hour with journalist Hal Vaughan, whose book “Sleeping with the Enemy: Coco Chanel’s Secret War” (Vintage, 2012) is now out in paperback.

    02.10.2012

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    02.10.2012

  • On Saudi Arabia MP3

    Hour 1:           What is life like for the citizens of Saudi Arabia and how is the kingdom reacting to the revolutions sweeping neighboring countries? We’ll find out this hour with Karen Elliott House, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of “On Saudi Arabia: Its People, Past, Religion, Fault Lines – and Future” (Knopf, 2012). She was in town to speak t...

    02.10.2012

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    02.10.2012

  • Elephants at Risk MP3

    The largest ivory crucifix in the Philippines hangs in a museum in Manila. The body of Christ, 30 inches long, is carved from a single tusk. The piece dates to the early 1600s, when Spanish galleons began bringing Asian ivory craftsmanship to Spain and the New World. © Brent Stirton, Reportage by Getty Images/National Geographic Hour 2:           Why were more than 25,000 elephants sl...

    01.10.2012

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    01.10.2012

  • Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide MP3

    Hour 1:           What are people doing to end the oppression of women and girls around the world and what remains to be done? We’ll talk this hour with Maro Chermayeff, Executive Producer of “Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide.” The powerful two-part special was shot in ten countries and airs on PBS tonight and tomorrow night.

    01.10.2012

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    01.10.2012

  • Ann Richards’ Texas & the 25th Annual Dallas VideoFest MP3

    Hour 2:           Who was the real Ann Richards and how did she change Texas and national politics? We’ll talk this hour with filmmaker Keith Patterson, whose film “Ann Richards’ Texas” kicks off the 25th Annual Dallas VideoFest at the Dallas Museum of Art this evening. We’ll also talk with VideoFest executive director Bart Weiss about what’s new a...

    27.09.2012

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    27.09.2012

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