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The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy  May 23, 2007

We’ve heard many theories and there are still questions surrounding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas on November 22nd, 1963. But one man, famed prosecutor and our guest this hour Vincent Bugliosi, aims to put all the …

National Space Society International Space Development Conference  May 23, 2007

While space may not be the “final frontier,” it’s definitely the next. What will it take for humans to have an enduring presence in space and when will new exploration begin? We’ll discuss these questions and more this hour with …

The Impact of the Highly Improbable  May 22, 2007

Can you ever be certain of anything? We’ll spend this hour with Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Dean’s Professor in the Sciences of Uncertainty at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Taleb’s new book is “The Black Swan: The Impact of the …

The Education of a Modern-Day Explorer  May 22, 2007

Is adventure dead? Not according to people like John Haslett. In 1995, Haslett attempted to re-create Thor Heyerdahl’s Kon-Tiki expedition from South America to Hawaii. He ended up engaged in a five-year quest that was more a struggle for survival …

Killer Tornados  May 21, 2007

It’s tornado season. Are you prepared? We’ll talk this hour with author Nancy Mathis. Her new book “Storm Warning: The Story of a Killer Tornado” (Touchstone, 2007) looks back at the May 3rd, 1999 tornado that struck Oklahoma City. We’ll …

Education Today  May 21, 2007

Where are the U.S. and Texas education systems headed? We’ll discuss the state of education today this hour with Dr. Jim Davis, the acting secretary’s regional representative of the United States Secretary of Education and Terry Ford, Executive Director of …

Crime and Punishment in Dallas Today  May 18, 2007

There’s a new D.A. in town and the Dallas County justice system is changing. We talked with Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins last month. Art Critic and SMU Professor Charissa Terranova joined us in the Scene segment to talk …

Understanding Your Child’s Unique Core Personality  May 17, 2007

How do you decide how you’ll raise your kids? Will you take your parents’ advice? What about friends and what you’ve seen in the media? We’ll explore the issues that parents face today with family therapist Michael Gurian, author of …

Dallas Mayoral Run-Off  May 17, 2007

Last Saturday’s Election reduced the number of Dallas Mayoral hopefuls to two who’ll compete in a run-off on June 16th. We’ll hear from candidates Tom Leppert and Ed Oakley this hour in an order determined by a coin toss.

How Religion Poisons Everything  May 16, 2007

Is there something wrong with religion? Our guest this hour, famous contrarian and “devout atheist” Christopher Hitchens thinks so. The contributing editor to Vanity Fair, who has been called “one of the most brilliant journalists of our time” by the …

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