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    Arctic Adventure

    On July 8, 1879, the USS Jeannette set sail from San Francisco with the hopes of reaching the North Pole. We’ll talk this hour about what happened to the crew with Hampton Sides, who tells their story in his new book.

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    Scotland’s Stonehenge

    We’ll talk this hour about the structure that predates its more famous English cousin with Ruff Smith. He writes about “The First Stonehenge” in the August issue of National Geographic.

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    On The Brain

    This hour, we’ll explore how neurosurgeons had to experiment with different procedures to get to where we are with modern neuroscience with author Sam Kean.

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    Dallas’ Place In Music History

    We’ll talk this hour about Dallas’ musical past and listen to songs produced in the city with music historian Alan Govenar. His new book is The Dallas Music Scene: 1920s-1960s.

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    Welcome to the KERA TV blog!

    The all-new kera.org features tons of new bells and whistles, including fully-responsive design (meaning that it resizes elegantly to laptop screens, tablets or smartphones), improved site navigation, better TV and radio schedules and much more. We hope you like it. And, a new site also means a new blog!

  • The Shootout at the O.K. Corral

    What caused one of the most famous gun battles in history and how did it shape our view of the American West? We’ll spend this hour with historical journalist Jeff Guinn whose new book is “The Last Gunfight: The Real Story of the Shootout at the O.K. Corral-And How It Changed the American West” (Simon […]

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