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    Ebola And The Law

    This hour, we’ll talk about the intersection of health care and the law with Professor Nathan Cortez of SMU’s Dedman School of Law; Laura Reilly O’Hara of Strasburger & Price, LLP; and KERA health and science reporter Lauren Silverman.

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    Memories Of A Mormon Missionary

    This hour, we’ll talk about the wide array of reactions they receive after knocking on those doors with Craig Harline. The one-time missionary writes about his experiences in Way Below the Angels: The Pretty Clearly Troubled But Not Even Close to Tragic Confessions of a Real Live Mormon Missionary.

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    The End Of The Wright Amendment

    This hour, we’ll talk about how the end of the amendment affects both local travelers and the two major airlines based in North Texas with aviation writers Terry Maxon of The Dallas Morning News and Andrea Ahles of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

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    The Legacy Of North Texas Beer

    This hour, we’ll talk about how we transformed from the land of Bud and Coors into one of America’s budding beer capitals with the authors of North Texas Beer: A Full-Bodied History of Brewing in Dallas, Fort Worth and Beyond

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    Building Just Cities

    This hour, we’ll talk about how we can imagine cities that work for everyone with Dallas Morning News architecture critic Mark Lamster and Colleen Casey of the University of Texas at Arlington’s School of Urban and Public Affairs.

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    James Ellroy’s Life Of Crime

    We’ll talk to him this hour about his latest work, Perfidia, which centers around the investigation of a Japanese family’s murder at the outset of American involvement in World War II.

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    Re-examining An Execution

    This hour, we’ll talk about whether or not Texas executed an innocent man with Jessie Deter, the director and producer of the Frontline documentary Death by Fire 2, which updates a previous film about the story.

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    Social Studies Revised

    This hour, we’ll talk about questions over the way proposed social studies textbooks in Texas may teach culture and religion with a pair of SMU professors who testified about the books before the State Board of Education – Kathleen Wellman of the history department and David Brockman, who teaches religious studies.

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    The Psychology of Fear

    This hour, we’ll talk about how our brains process fear – and why it can override our intellects – with Dr. Alicia Meuret, Director of the Anxiety and Depression Research Center at SMU; and Dr. Madhukar Trivedi, Chair of UT-Southwestern’s Mental Health Department.

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    Taking Back The English Language

    We’ll talk this hour about how we can reclaim the art of prose with Steven Pinker, author of The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century.

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