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    The Birth Of Birth Control

    This hour, we’ll get to know the people who were instrumental in making the pill a reality with Jonathan Eig, who writes about them in The Birth of the Pill: How Four Crusaders Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution.

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    Rethinking Dallas

    This hour, we’ll get a preview of the day’s discussion from two of its participants: Trinity Trust CEO Gail Thomas and Ignacio Bunster-Ossa, principal of Wallace Roberts & Todd LLC.

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    Art And Energy

    This hour, we’ll talk about how discoveries of new energy sources have had profound effects on art and culture with Barry Lord. He writes about the topic in Art & Energy: How Culture Changes.

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    Second Guessing Optimism

    This hour, we’ll talk about how focusing on the obstacles that stand in our way can help us to overcome them with NYU psychology professor Gabriele Oettingen, author of Rethinking Positive Thinking: Inside the New Science of Motivation.

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    A History Of The Human Race

    This hour, we’ll talk about how we are defined both by our genes and by the lives our predecessors lived with Christine Kenneally, author of The Invisible History of the Human Race: How DNA and History Shape Our Identities and Our Futures.

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    Friends Of A Feather

    This hour, we’ll talk about how we can better accommodate our winged neighbors with the author of Welcome to Subirdia: Sharing Our Neighborhoods with Wrens, Robins, Woodpeckers, and Other Wildlife.

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    The Growth Of Vegetarianism

    This hour, we’ll talk about how our culture has come to embrace vegetarians – and even vegans – with Stephanie Casey and Jamey Scott, organizers of this weekend’s Texas Veggie Fair.

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    A Family Affair

    This hour, we’ll talk to Sophie Sartain about the challenges of telling her family’s story, which she does in the documentary Mimi and Dona.

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    Mapping The U.S.

    We’ll talk this hour about what we can learn from maps with University of Texas at Arlington special collections curator Ben Huseman; Texas Map Society president Gerald Saxon; and Imre Dembardt, Professor of Cartographic History at UTA. They’ll take part in this week’s Virginia Garrett Lectures on the History of Cartography and the accompanying Map Fair of the West.

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