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The Art of the American Snapshot  February 12, 2008

For most of the 20th Century, the traditional camera and the roll of film were ubiquitous household items. Not anymore. The rise of digital photography has spurred some to look back at the snapshot and what it offered as art. …

The Radical Roots of Civil Rights  February 11, 2008

Where did the Civil Rights Movement really get started? According to Yale Historian Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore, we have to look back to the early struggles against Jim Crow in the 1920s and 30s to find the roots of American social …

Art, Science, and the Spiritual  February 11, 2008

How are art and science related? We’ll talk this hour with interdisciplinary expert Lynn Gamwell who’s in town for a series of lectures. Gamwell’s work as both a museum director and science professor give her special insight into the relationships …

J.M.W. Turner  February 8, 2008

Beginning Sunday, North Texans will have the rare chance to view one of the largest and most comprehensive artistic retrospectives ever seen in the United States as the Dallas Museum of Art opens “J. M. W. Turner.” We’ll discuss the …

The Grammys  February 7, 2008

What are the Grammy Awards all about this year? We’ll discuss the 50th anniversary of the Grammys, which will be handed out Sunday, and the history of the award this hour with Thor Christensen, Pop Music Critic for the Dallas …

Our Future on a Hotter Planet  February 7, 2008

How much could an average global temperature rise of six degrees really change things? The National Geographic Channel will give us a preview with the world premiere of “Six Degrees Could Change the World” at 7pm CT this Sunday (February …

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 …

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