This hour we’ll talk about how the election and the next president will affect America’s role in the world. Our guests are writer Ben Fountain, who’s been reporting on the election for The Guardian and Jeffrey Engel, who directs the Center for Presidential History at SMU.
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.
KERA Radio: Monday-Thursday, 12-2pm and 9-11pm
This hour, we’ll talk about the how society might handle people living to be hundreds of years old – and how life-extending breakthroughs can be evenly shared – with Eve Herold, author of “Beyond Human: How Cutting-Edge Science Is Extending Our Lives.”
This hour, we’ll talk about the scientists who risk their lives studying venom – and how their research is helping to produce live-saving drugs for humans. We’ll be joined by science journalist Christie Wilcox, author of “Venomous: How Earth’s Deadliest Creatures Mastered Biochemistry.”
This hour, as part of KERA’s American Graduate initiative, we’ll talk about how we can help young people process the many issues that contribute to these violent acts with a panel of child psychologists.
This hour, we’ll talk about the five most plausible places to look for alien life – from Mars’ subsoil ice to one of Saturn’s moons. We’ll be joined by University of Victoria astronomer Jon Willis, author of “All These Worlds Are Yours: The Scientific Search for Alien Life.”
This hour, we’ll talk about what older generations need to know about millennials’ values and how they vote. We’ll be joined by Paul Taylor, whose essay “It’s a Millennial World Now: Twelve Things to Know” appears in the summer issue of the Bush Institute journal The Catalyst.
This hour, we’ll talk about the benefits of seeking out wonder in our lives with Carlin Flora, who writes about the topic for Psychology Today.
This hour, we’ll talk about the power a president has to deploy our nuclear arsenal – and about how those decisions are made – with Stanford political science professor Scott Sagan, an expert on weapons of mass destruction.
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