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Bearing Witness to the Genocide in Darfur  April 9, 2007

What is the situation really like in Darfur? Brian Steidle has been there. Steidel, a former U.S. Marine, served for six months in Darfur as an unarmed military observer for the African Union. He documented the ongoing genocide in photographs, …

Crime and Punishment in Dallas Today  April 6, 2007

There’s a new D.A. in town and the Dallas County justice system is changing. We’ll be joined by Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins in the feature segment of this evening’s show. Art Critic and SMU Professor Charissa Terranova will …

Why Economists Can’t See the Economy  April 5, 2007

Do economic theory and economic reality have anything in common anymore? Not according to Barry C. Lynn, Senior Fellow at the New America Foundation. He’ll join us this hour to discuss current American Prospect article, “Why Economists Can’t See the …

Dining in the Great Courts of Late Renaissance Europe  April 5, 2007

We all enjoy a great meal, but how does our most elaborate dining experience compare to that of the royal courtiers of the Renaissance? Ken Albala, associate professor of history at the University of the Pacific, will join us this …

The IRS Problem Solver  April 4, 2007

Tax time is just around the corner. Are you ready? We’ll get professional help today with advice from Dan Pilla, author of “The IRS Problem Solver” (Regan Books). Pilla’s in town for a free tax relief seminar on Thursday. But …

Poetry Today – In Celebration of National Poetry Month  April 4, 2007

April is National Poetry Month, and to celebrate we’ll discuss the state of poetry in our culture today with Professor Tom Mayo of SMU and former Poet Laureate of Texas, SMU Professor Jack Myers.

Technological Apocalypse  April 3, 2007

Are you concerned about the potential self-inflicted end of civilization as we know it? Glenn Arbery is. Dr. Arbery, Senior Editor of People Newspapers and Contributing Editor at D Magazine is in the midst of a month-long series of lectures …

Understanding How Good People Turn Evil  April 3, 2007

Why do good people do bad things? We’ll examine the line between good and evil this hour with Professor Philip Zimbardo, creator of the famous Stanford Prison Experiment and author of the new book “The Lucifer Effect: Understanding How Good …

The Politics of Energy in Washington and North Texas  April 2, 2007

How will North Texas meet its future energy requirements? Congressman Joe Barton who represents the Sixth District of Texas, will deliver the lecture “The Politics of Energy in the U.S. Congress” at the TCU Engineering Lecture Series on Monday April …

The Connected Child  April 2, 2007

What are the unique needs of the adopted child? We’ll spend this hour with Dr. Karyn Purvis, Director of the TCU Institute of Child Development. Purvis, who works with troubled and adopted children, is the co-author of the new book …

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