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Eight Weeks to Modern Eco-Living  May 20, 2008

What’s the best way to transition to a greener lifestyle? We’ll get tips this hour from Meaghan O-Neill, editor of PlanetGreen.com, TreeHugger.com and co-author of the new book “Ready, Set, Green: Eight Weeks to Modern Eco-Living” (Villard, 2008).

RECOUNT – Re-examining the 2000 election  May 20, 2008

What happened with the 2000 election and how can we be sure it doesn’t happen again? We’ll spend this hour with Ben Ginsberg, National Counsel for the 2000 Bush-Cheney campaign and now a partner at Washington DC-based Patton Boggs. He’s …

The Price of Prosperity in Today’s China  May 19, 2008

How tough is it to get ahead in China today? We’ll talk this hour with Leslie T. Chang whose piece, “Gilded Age, Gilded Cage” appears in the May issue of National Geographic Magazine.

Untold Tales of the First Pilgrims, Fighting Women, and Forgotten Founders  May 19, 2008

Think you know your American History? We’ll explore unknown aspects of our nation’s past this hour with Kenneth C. Davis author of the new book “AMERICA’S HIDDEN HISTORY: Untold Tales of the First Pilgrims, Fighting Women, and Forgotten Founders Who …

Visual Literacy  May 16, 2008

What does it mean to be visually literate? We’ll preview the University of North Texas International Conference on Critical Literacy in Visual Culture this evening with Professor Keith Owens and Professor Michael Gibson.

The Israelis  May 15, 2008

Who are the Israelis? In honor of this month’s 60th Anniversary of the Founding of Israel we’ll spend this hour with journalist Donna Rosenthal. Her recently revised book is “The Israelis: Ordinary People in an Extraordinary Land” (Free Press, Paperback, …

Public Architecture and Dallas  May 15, 2008

Have you seen the Dallas arts district lately? The skyline of Dallas is changing. We’ll spend this hour with one of the architects of that change, Pritzker Prize-winner and designer of the new Victory Park Museum of Nature and Science …

War and The Soldiers Who Fight  May 14, 2008

What does a soldier do when their war is over? We’ll spend this hour with former CENTCOM Commander, retired U.S. Army General John Abizaid. Currently a fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, General Abizaid is in town to …

Stories of War and Deliverance in Congo  May 14, 2008

What has the last decade really been like in the Congo? Former Associated Press reporter Bryan Mealer knows. His search for the roots of Congolese conflict and for any flicker of hope appears in his new book “All Things Must …

Adventures in America’s Retirement Utopias  May 13, 2008

What’s your idea of the perfect retirement – a flawless neighborhood? Golf everyday? Writer Andrew Blechman tours the “geritopias” of Florida and Arizona for his new book “Leisureville: Adventures in America’s Retirement Utopias” (Atlantic Monthly Press, 2008). He’ll join us …

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