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The Middle East and other Global Hotspots  March 14, 2007

How do others view the international issues of our time? From Iraq and Afghanistan to Global Warming and humanitarian outreach, it pays to remember that the individual American’s view is not the only view. We’ll get a couple of different …

MORTIFIED  March 14, 2007

Have you been mortified lately? David Nadelberg stumbled upon the sweet angst of public humiliation when he read an old love letter aloud to friends in his mid-twenties. He then made the (not quite so) obvious conclusion that others might …

International Philanthropy and The American Red Cross  March 13, 2007

What is the status of international philanthropy today? How does a world-wide operation like the American Red Cross get the job done? We’ll spend this hour with Ambassador Bonnie McElveen-Hunter, Chairman of the American Red Cross, who’ll visit North Texas …

Women in Prehistory  March 13, 2007

What was the role of women in the prehistoric past? Our view of prehistoric society is usually dominated by museum dioramas and movie images of male-focused hunter groups. But according to Dr. J.M. Adovasio and Professor Olga Soffer, this image …

A Story of War and Family  March 12, 2007

Walter Reed Army Medical Center and the treatment of veterans has been one of the biggest news stories of the past few weeks. Chief White House Correspondent for ABC News, Martha Raddatz, knows about the challenges that American war-fighting families …

The Ethics of Marketing Youthfulness  March 12, 2007

Is the fixation on beauty, youth, and trendiness in pop culture a passing fad? Is it ethical for corporations to capitalize on such fixations? We’ll explore youthfulness in the marketplace this hour with Professor Tony Pederson, Belo Distinguished Chair of …

A Life in Film and a New Life in Novels  March 9, 2007

How does one transition from a life as a successful comedy actor who’s appeared in over 30 films to the solitary world of the novelist? You could ask Gene Wilder. We’ll spend some time with Gene Wilder who’s currently on …

Art that Offends  March 8, 2007

Can art be offensive? Are questions of censorship and freedom of expression appropriate when it comes to art and should religion be off-limits? We’ll examine the line between art and incitement this hour with S. Brent Plate, Assistant Professor of …

Miles Davis On and Off Record  March 8, 2007

He is undoubtedly one of the coolest people who ever lived. But who exactly was Miles Davis? We’ll spend this hour with Richard Cook, editor of “Jazz Review,” the leading British jazz magazine and author of the new book “It’s …

Climate Change and North Texas  March 7, 2007

What exactly is climate change, what is being done to help reverse these trends, and what does it mean for us in North Texas? We’ll discuss the issue this hour with University of Dallas Biologist Dr. Marcy Brown Marsden, who …

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