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A Memoir of Fat Camp  May 28, 2008

Can adolescent weight issues affect our lives as adults? We’ll talk this hour with writer, photographer and blogger Stephanie Klein, whose new book is “Moose: A Memoir of Fat Camp” (William Morrow, 2008).

New Year Baby  May 27, 2008

How would you react if you learned that almost everything you knew about your family wasn’t true – and that the truth had been a secret for 25 years? We’ll spend this hour with Socheata Poeuv, who’s film “New Year …

A Life in Showbiz  May 27, 2008

You know him, or at least you know the characters he’s played. He’s in town to appear in a one-man show at the Majestic Theatre tomorrow evening and to promote his new memoir of the same name – “My Trip …

Presidential Campaigns of the Past  May 23, 2008

What’s funny about a presidential campaign? Charles Osgood, anchor of CBS Sunday Morning, will join us this evening to discuss his new collection of tales “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the White House: Humor, Blunders, and Other …

The Brilliant Life and Violent Times of Lorenzo de’ Medici  May 22, 2008

Who was Lorenzo de’ Medici and what was life really like in 15th Century Florence? We’ll spend the hour with art historian and journalist Miles J. Unger, author of “MAGNIFICO: The Brilliant Life and Violent Times of Lorenzo de’ Medici” …

From the Archives: A Life with Asperger’s  May 22, 2008

What exactly is Asperger’s Syndrome? Until recently, the high-functioning form of Autism was largely unknown to the public and even to those who suffered from the illness. We’ll spend the hour with one such person. John Elder Robison is a …

Talking About Race  May 21, 2008

Why is it so difficult to discuss racial issues? We’ll spend this hour with two Dallas Morning News columnists who’ve been doing just that. James Ragland and Steve Blow will join us to discuss their on-going “Talking Race” series.

A New View of Science, Reason, and Religion  May 21, 2008

How do you define what is sacred? We’ll talk this hour with Stuart A. Kauffman, founding director of the Institute for Biocomplexity and Informatics and professor at the University of Calgary. His new book is “Reinventing the Sacred: A New …

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 …

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