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Dallas Faces Race  April 3, 2014
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Hour 1: We’ll discuss the topic of equality and race with NPR science correspondent Shankar Vedantam, who is a part of the Dallas Faces Race forum.

The Joke’s On You  April 3, 2014
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We’ll talk this hour about the history of practical jokes with the author of Pranksters: Making Mischief in the Modern World.

Who Has The Time?  April 2, 2014
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Hour 1: Finding down time can be a hard thing to manage when you’re busy. Brigid Schulte, author of “Overwhelmed: Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time,” joins us to talk about the obstacles people face when trying to make room for leisure time.

The Wild West  April 2, 2014
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Hour 2: We’ll speak to TCU professor Steven Woodworth, who is featured in the PBS documentary “Civil War: The Untold Story,” about the important Civil War battles that took place in the west.

Inside All Things Considered  April 1, 2014
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Hour 1: Melissa Block, anchor of All Things Considered, joins us in-studio to talk about how the show is put together on a daily basis and more.

The Rise Of ADHD  April 1, 2014
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Hour 2: More and more people in America are being diagnosed with Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). We’ll discuss the trend this hour with Dr. Richard Scheffler, co-author of “The ADHD Explosion: Myths, Medication, Money, and Today’s Push for Performance.”

Higher Education Today  March 31, 2014
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Hour 1: Two of the largest universities in the region have new presidents in charge, and we’ll speak to them about the higher education challenges they’re up against.

Covering The Nation  March 31, 2014
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Hour 2: This hour we’ll speak with Nina Totenberg, NPR legal affairs correspondent, about her time covering the Supreme Court.

Crime And Punishment in America  March 27, 2014
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Hour 1: Research suggests that locking up more people has not served the social function intended. We’ll speak with Natasha A. Frost, Associate Dean and Associate Professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Northeastern University, about America’s incarceration problems.

Standing Up To Obesity  March 27, 2014
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Hour 2: For many overweight people, being fat is part of their identity. So what happens when all of the sudden the weight’s gone? We’ll talk this hour to Alexandra Lescaze, director of the Independent Lens documentary All of Me, which looks …

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