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  • Protecting Those Who Protect Us

    Think is on vacation today. Please enjoy an archive episode from last month with Valerie Plame Wilson, the former covert CIA operative whose name was leaked by the Bush Administration.

  • Holiday Food and Drink

    Think is on vacation today. Please enjoy an archive episode from earlier this month with cheesemonger Rich Rogers of Scardello Artisan Cheese and sommelier and wine expert Darryl Beeson. We got lots of great holiday entertaining tips.

  • Teen Pregnancy and "Boyfriends"

    Think is on vacation today. Please enjoy an archive episode from earlier this month with KERA reporter Sujata Dand who’s collected the stories of several teens who are also parents while researching her multi-media project “Boyfriends: Inside the World of Teenagers and Their Relationships.”

  • John Muse, HM Capital Partners

    John Muse is Chairman and CEO of HM Capital Partners, a private equity firm. He currently manages a $1.6 billion portfolio.

  • Muhammad Ali and Arnold Schwarzenegger

    Is there a champion inside you? We’ll talk this hour with Al Satterwhite, whose new book “TITANS: Muhammad Ali and Arnold Schwarzenegger” (Dalton Watson Fine Books, 2008) features two subjects from his long career as a photographer.

  • 21st Century Activism

    Change was the resonant theme of the past political year, but what will it take to make the message of change continue to resonate with the electorate? We’ll chat this hour with Temple University Assistant Professor Jason Del Gandio. His new book is “Rhetoric for Radicals: A Handbook for 21st Century Activists” (New Society Publishers, […]

  • Samuel Johnson

    What makes a literary figure great? We’ll explore the life of one of those greats this hour with Jeffrey Meyers, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and author of the new biography “Samuel Johnson: The Struggle” (Basic Books, 2008).

  • Life and Death in 21st Century Medicine

    How would you like to face your final moments? The Baylor University Medical Center Palliative Team has answers. We’ll spend this hour with Baylor’s Dr. Mark Casanova and Min Patel and journalist Lee Hancock who profiled the team in a recent Dallas Morning News series.

  • North Texas in Need

    Who is there to assist North Texans in need in these challenging economic times and what can the rest of us do to help? We’ll talk this evening with Larry James, President and CEO of Central Dallas Ministries and Mike Doyle, CEO of Cornerstone Assistance Network. The Scene segment will feature a piece by KERA […]

  • Famous Slogans and Catchphrases in American History

    You probably use them everyday, but do you know the history behind your favorite sayings and mottos? We’ll talk this hour with Jan R. Van Meter, author of the new book “Tippecanoe and Tyler Too: Famous Slogans and Catchphrases in American History” (University of Chicago Press, 2008).