He was instrumental in getting Barack Obama into the Oval Office. This hour, we’ll talk with Axelrod about his journey from a Chicago newsroom to the White House.
Think, with host Krys Boyd, features in-depth interviews with compelling guests, covering a wide variety of topics ranging from history, politics, current events, science, technology and trends to food and wine, travel, adventure and entertainment.
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This hour, we’ll talk with author Jeannette Walls about her controversial memoir, “The Glass Castle,” and her upcoming appearance at the Highland Park Literary Festival.
How do working families use the annual checks from the earned income tax credit to build a middle-class life? This hour we’ll weight the costs and benefits with the author of “It’s Not Like I’m Poor.”
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This hour, we’ll talk with author Elliot Ackerman about how his five tours of duty in the Middle East influenced his debut novel, “Green on Blue,” which is set in the mountains of eastern Afghanistan.
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This hour, we’ll talk to former CIA station chief for Islamabad Robert Grenier about the challenges of fighting the Taliban.
Whether on stage or on screen, watching actors engage in their craft influences how we live our daily lives. This hour, we’ll talk about the art of acting with film critic David Thomson.
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Why do we cling to our beliefs even in the face of reasonable evidence to the contrary? This hour, we’ll talk to science writer Joel Achenbach about why data is less definitive in a world more interested in opinion.
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We’ll talk about what the organization is actually trying to accomplish with Graeme Wood, who explores the question in the current issue of The Atlantic.
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