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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. …

To the Moon and Beyond  January 24, 2007

In December, NASA announced plans to return to the moon by 2020. How will this ambitious goal be accomplished and what will a moon base look like? We’ll spend this hour with Scott Horowitz, NASA’s Associate Administrator for Exploration Systems.

Body Worlds  January 23, 2007

Have you ever wondered what the human body really looks like on the inside? You can find out at the acclaimed exhibit Body Worlds, which is on display at the Museum of Nature and Science until May 28th. We’ll talk …

God Grew Tired of Us  January 23, 2007

What is it like to be orphaned by civil war, driven from your home and forced to cross a desert and an ocean to survive and ultimately make a new life? We’ll spend this hour with John Bul Dau, one …

Matisse: Painter as Sculptor  January 22, 2007

Henri Matisse is best known for his paintings. But like many artists, he worked in several mediums including sculpture. The Dallas Museum of Art and the Nasher Sculpture Center are currently exhibiting “Matisse: Painter as Sculptor.” We’ll get a preview …

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