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The Possible Future of Terrorism  February 1, 2007

Few writers can synthesize the realities of geopolitics and terrorism into fiction like Richard A. Clarke. Clarke has served as an advisor to four presidents, including three years as the counterterrorism czar for Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. …

A Most Proper Guide to Modern Civility  January 31, 2007

When is it appropriate to answer that cell phone and when is it not? What is the proper way to behave in a checkout line or at an ATM? What about eating in public? Thomas Blaikie has literally written the …

Young People’s War Diaries From World War I to Iraq  January 31, 2007

How do young people view the world through the lens of war? We’ll discuss “Stolen Voices: Young People’s War Diaries From World War I to Iraq” (Penguin, 2006) with the co-editors, best-selling Bosnian war diarist Zlata Filipovic’ (fill-i-POE-vich) and writer …

The Decision to Trust: Clues from Brain Imaging  January 30, 2007

How do you know you can trust someone? How does your brain know? We’ll discuss the issue of trust and how the brain plays a role with Dr. Richard King Clinical Assistant Professor of Cognition and Neuroscience at UTD’s Center …

The Problem with Post-Disaster Housing  January 30, 2007

Everyone understands that post-disaster housing is an issue worth discussing, but the time to have the conversation is before a disaster ever occurs. We’ll discuss the challenges of housing displaced people this hour with Dr. Paul Oliver, Fellow of the …

All Things Grammar  January 29, 2007

Today we’ll once again turn to professional help for a two-hour special discussion of grammar and usage with language and grammar expert Bryan Garner. Garner is the author of several acclaimed books on the subject, including “Garner’s Modern American Usage,” …

All Things Grammar  January 29, 2007

Today we’ll once again turn to professional help for a two-hour special discussion of grammar and usage with language and grammar expert Bryan Garner. Garner is the author of several acclaimed books on the subject, including “Garner’s Modern American Usage,” …

American Education on Trial  January 25, 2007

Is school segregation worse today than it was 50 years ago? Journalist Susan Eaton thinks it is. Eaton spent four years at an all-minority public school in Hartford Connecticut and maintains that schools are poorer and growing more segregated every …

What Immigration Means to You and Why Dallas Needs It  January 25, 2007

Everyone agrees that immigration is one of the biggest issues facing North Texas and the nation today. D Magazine Senior Editor Rod Davis will join us this hour to discuss what he found out about the influx of immigrants, both …

Changing Your Brain for the Better  January 24, 2007

Can the brain continue to change and grow, even as we age? According to Wall Street Journal science columnist, Sharon Begley, Western science and the ancient wisdom of Buddhism can combine to retrain and even re-grow parts of the brain. …

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