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  • Less Desirable People: Racism and the Politics of Immigration

    How does the current immigration debate in North Texas compare with the climate in the early 20th Century? We’ll spend the hour with Michael Phillips, author of “White Metropolis: Race, Ethnicity, and Religion in Dallas, 1841-2001” (University of Texas Press). Phillips will deliver the talk “Less Desirable People: Racism and the Politics of Immigration” at […]

  • The Controversial Story of Medicine's Greatest Lifesaver

    Last month the U.S. Federal Claims Court began hearings concerning alleged links between vaccines and autism. How can vaccination, a procedure that has saved millions of lives be so controversial? We’ll discuss the case and the history of vaccination with Slate’s “Risk” columnist Arthur Allen, who explores the subject in his recent book “VACCINE: The […]