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The Role of Emotion in Deciding the Fate of the Nation  September 12, 2007

What factors influence your political choices? According to Professor Drew Westen, emotion plays a much more important role than reason. He’ll join us this hour to discuss his recent book “The Political Brain: The Role of Emotion in Deciding the …

Restoring America’s Standing in the World  September 7, 2007

What is the state of American diplomacy and how can the U.S. recover its footing in the Middle East and elsewhere in the world? We’ll talk this evening with former Middle East Envoy, Ambassador Dennis Ross who’s in town for …

The United Arab Emirates and The United States  September 6, 2007

The U.S. image abroad has undoubtedly been strained in recent years. Yet our allies – especially in the Middle East – are still with us. We’ll visit this hour with a representative of one of those countries – Her Excellency …

Charles Lindbergh, Dr. Alexis Carrel, and Their Daring Quest to Live Forever  September 6, 2007

Would you like to live forever? You’re not alone. In fact, even famed aviator and Nazi apologist Charles Lindbergh teamed up with the first U.S. Nobel Laureate to find a biological solution to human mortality. We’ll explore the story this …

Truth in Translation  September 5, 2007

Forgiveness and reconciliation can only come about when people communicate. The Truth in Translation Project, which is in town this week, puts that communication in the spotlight by telling the story of South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission through the …

How I Stopped Worrying About What to Do with My Life and Started Driving a Yellow Cab  September 5, 2007

Still wondering what to do when you grow up? Melissa Plaut isn’t. She gave up the corporate life to become a New York City cab driver at the age of 29. Melissa Plaut will join us this hour to discuss …

Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Science  September 4, 2007

Is the brain capable of change? According to psychiatrist and psychoanalyst Dr. Norman Doidge, using the brain actually changes its structure allowing it to become more proficient. He’ll join us this hour to discuss his research and his book “The …

Tales from a Sports Broadcasting Insider  September 4, 2007

Anyone in the broadcasting business around here knows the name Bill Mercer. And anyone who considers themselves a sports fan has probably heard his voice. We’ll spend this hour with Mercer, whose 50+ year career as a broadcaster and broadcasting …

Learning to Thrive in a More-Faster-Now World  August 30, 2007

Information, entertainment, news, financial markets – things are happening faster and faster these days. Managing to cope with the increased speed of life will determine success and failure for many in the future. We’ll discuss the challenges with Vince Poscente …

A Natural History of the Universe  August 30, 2007

How will technological advances change our understanding and exploration of space? According to Dr. Richard Corfield, author of the new book “Lives of the Planets: A Natural History of the Universe” (Basic Books, 2007), they already are. Corfield, visiting Senior …

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