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Women’s Health  February 6, 2008

According to the American Heart Association, coronary heart disease is the leading cause of death for American women. We’ll discuss women’s health this hour with Dr. Cara East, Director of the Clinical Cardiovascular Research Center at Baylor University Medical Center …

NPR Super Tuesday Recap  February 6, 2008

Think will be pre-empted this hour by special NPR coverage of the Super Tuesday Primaries.

A Guided Tour of the Civil Rights Trail  February 5, 2008

Where did the Civil Rights Movement begin? Where did it end? Charles E. Cobb, Jr. will take us on a trip to the places in-between this hour. His new book is “On the Road to Freedom: A Guided Tour of …

Presidential Campaign Memorabilia  February 5, 2008

What does it take to run a presidential campaign? What’s left when the run, either successful or not, is over? We’ll spend this hour with Jordan M. Wright, whose new book is “Campaigning for President: Memorabilia from the Nation’s Finest …

Creativity and Aging  February 4, 2008

Can aging actually help make you smarter? We’ll talk with Dr. Gene Cohen, Director of the Center on Aging, Health, and Humanities at George Washington University. He’ll be in town tomorrow to speak at the UTD Center for Brain Health’s …

The Untold Secrets of Russia’s Master Spy in America After the End of the Cold War  February 4, 2008

What is still to be learned about the post-Cold War relationship between the U.S. and Russia? We’ll find out this hour with Journalist Pete Earley, whose new book reveals a lot. It’s called “Comrade J: The Untold Secrets of Russia’s …

The President and The Texas Primary  February 1, 2008

Earlier this week, President Bush delivered the final State of the Union Address of his presidency and Florida voters cast their ballots in an important Republican Primary in the run-up to the February 5th Super Tuesday vote. What are Bush’s …

Revolution of Hope: The Life, Faith and Dreams of a Mexican President (Viking, 2007).  January 31, 2008

From the archives: First up; how does one transition from a life as a successful comedy actor who’s appeared in over 30 films to the solitary world of the novelist? Just ask Gene Wilder. We spent some time with Wilder …

Trivia With Ken Jennings’s  January 31, 2008

Think you know trivia? We’ll find out this hour with Ken Jennings, the greatest champion in the history of the TV quiz show JEOPARDY! and the author of the new book “Ken Jennings’s Trivia Almanac: 8,888 Questions in 365 Days” …

A World Without Islam  January 30, 2008

What would the world be like without the galvanizing force of a major worldwide religion like Islam? According to Graham Fuller, former vice chairman of the National Intelligence Council at the CIA and adjunct professor of History at Simon Fraser …

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