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How Hyperpowers Rise to Global Dominance – And Why They Fall  December 5, 2007

What makes a nation one of the greats of history and why do great nations eventually lose prominence in the world? We’ll explore the ebb and flow of global influence throughout history this hour with Amy Chua, John Duff Jr. …

Andrew Jenks, Room 335  December 4, 2007

What are your plans for retirement? 19-year-old filmmaker Andrew Jenks, and two of his peers as crew, decided to see what life is like in a Florida retirement home by moving in for a month in the summer of 2005. …

Waking Up to the Century of Declines  December 3, 2007

How will we deal with the decline of natural resources that many scientists say is just around the corner? We’ll talk this hour with Richard Heinberg, author of “Peak Everything: Waking Up to the Century of Declines” (New Society Publishers, …

Manifest Destinies: The Making of the Mexican American Race  December 3, 2007

Who are Mexican Americans and what are the historical origins of this ethnic group? We’ll find out this hour with Laura E. G??mez, Professor of Law and American Studies at the University of New Mexico. Her new book is “Manifest …

Pandemic Preparedness  November 29, 2007

Is North Texas prepared for a potential pandemic? We’ll talk this hour with Dr. John Carlo, Medical Director for Dallas County Health and Human Services and Dr. Don R. Read, of Medical City Dallas who both serve on the Dallas …

Pakistan, the United States, and the Secret Trade in Nuclear Weapons  November 29, 2007

What’s really behind the United States’ ongoing relationship with Pakistan? According to journalists Adrian Levy and Catherine Scott-Clark, for years the U.S. looked the other way while Pakistan developed and even sold nuclear weapons and technology to other countries. We’ll …

What Makes a Truly International Education?  November 28, 2007

What are the essentials of a well-rounded education these days? University of North Texas President, Dr. Gretchen Bataille and Jim Falk, President of the World Affairs Council of Dallas Fort Worth will join us this hour to explore how international …

Freedom of the Press from the American Revolution to the War on Terrorism  November 28, 2007

Has the First Amendment stood the test of time? This hour we’ll discuss the history of how the press has exercised freedoms guaranteed in our Constitution with John Byrne Cooke. Cooke’s new book is “Reporting the War: Freedom of the …

Unequal Justice: Murderers on Probation  November 27, 2007

Can you really get away with murder? After a yearlong investigation, Dallas Morning News reporters Brooks Egerton and Reese Dunklin found that Dallas County leads the state in sentencing murderers to probation. Their five-part series “Unequal Justice: Murderers on Probation” …

Grief Support and the Holidays  November 27, 2007

How can families deal with the loss of a loved-one – especially during the holiday season? We’ll discuss strategies for coping this hour with Karen Lindall-Bourg, program director at Journey of Hope Grief Support and Linda Jones, creator of “It’s …

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