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    The Seoul Of Korea

    We’ll talk this hour about how South Korea is attempting to become a superpower by taking over the world of entertainment with the author of The Birth of Korean Cool: How One Nation is Conquering the World Through Pop Culture.

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    Gardening In A Drought

    We’ll talk this hour about drought-resistant gardening with Noelle Johnson, a horticulturist with Birds and Blooms magazine.

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    Remembering Watergate

    This hour, we’ll talk to Former White House Counsel John W. Dean about the scandal that brought down a president, which he writes about in “The Nixon Defense: What He Knew and What He Knew It.”

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    Two Of A Kind

    We’ll talk this hour about the link between greatness and gestalt with Joshua Wolf Shenk, author of “Powers of Two: Finding the Essence of Innovation in Creative Pairs.”

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    Women At War

    This hour we’ll hear the story of three women who spent time at war with Helen Thorpe, author of “Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War.”

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    Battling Ebola

    The CDC is fighting the biggest outbreak of Ebola that Africa has ever seen. We’ll talk this hour about why the virus is so difficult to contain with a panel of local infectious disease experts.

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    Life After Death

    This hour, we’ll talk about the moral and sociological ramifications of bringing people back to life with Dr. David Casarett, associate professor in the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine.

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    The Pot Debate

    We’ll talk this hour about how marijuana affects individuals and society with University of Texas at Dallas researchers Dr. Francesca Filbey and Dr. Robert Morris.

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    For Parkinson’s Patients, A Path To Speech

    As part of KERA’s Breakthrough’s series, we’ll talk this hour with speech-language pathologist Samantha Elandry of the Parkinson Voice Project about how Parkinson’s patients are being taught to speak again.

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    All Aboard

    We’ll talk this hour about the demise of America’s railroads – and if they will ever make a comeback – with Kevin Baker, who writes about the lost glory of train travel in the July issue of Harper’s.

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