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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 …

30 Days in Afghanistan  August 29, 2007

What’s it really like in Afghanistan? We’ll find out this hour with North Texas filmmaker Naeem Randhawa who has just returned from two months in Kabul and blogged about the experience while he was there. His 2006 film was “American …

The Coming Fight for the Melting North  August 29, 2007

Almost everyone agrees that global warming is a reality. And as evidenced by recent news, some nations, including the U.S. and Canada, aren’t waiting around to stake their claim on the soon-to-be formerly frozen North and the resources that may …

Life After Katrina  August 28, 2007

Two years ago, Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Gulf Coast and turned countless Americans into refugees in their own country. Many have returned, many have moved on, and many are still waiting for their lives to begin again. We’ll discuss the …

The Diana Chronicles  August 28, 2007

Ten years ago this week, Princess Diana was killed in a Paris auto accident that stunned the world. But who was Diana and what were the circumstances of her rise to international acclaim as the Princess of Wales? Journalist and …

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