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  • Washington, Lafayette, and their Revolutions

    Did the French and American Revolutions affect one another? They most certainly did, according to journalist and author James R. Gaines. Gaines examines the complex relationship between France and America at its earliest roots in his new book “For Liberty and Glory: Washington, Lafayette, and their Revolutions” (Norton, 2007). James Gaines will be out guest […]

  • Secrets of the Amazon

    What can we learn from the Amazon? Perhaps no one is better suited to answer that question than Dr. Mark J. Plotkin. The renowned ethnobotanist, plant explorer and author of “Tales of a Shaman’s Apprentice” will join us this hour to talk about his recent trip to the Amazon and his work with the Amazon […]