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  • Honestly Honest…Or Not?

    Hour 2: Doesn’t anyone tell the truth anymore? We’ll explore the epidemic of public falsehoods and what they mean for society this hour with Pulitzer Prize winning journalist James B. Stewart. His new book is “Tangled Webs: How False Statements are Undermining America: From Martha Stewart to Bernie Madoff” (The Penguin Press, 2011).[Download MP3]

  • The Origins of Human Life

    Hour 1: How are archeologists, anthropologists and now geneticists changing what we know about the origins of people on Planet Earth? We’ll talk this hour with journalist, biographer and historian Martin Meredith. His new book is “Born in Africa: The Quest for the Origins of Human Life” (PublicAffairs, 2011).[Download MP3]

  • Remembering Pat Tillman

    From the Archive: What would motivate a super-star athlete to leave his career and join the military? We explored the admirable honor of Pat Tillman last August with acclaimed writer Jon Krakauer who covered Tillman’s life and the U.S. Military and Bush Administration cover-up of the truth about his death in the book “Where Men […]

  • Revisiting the War in Afghanistan

    From the Archive: Sebastian Junger’s 2010 book, “War” (Twelve Books, 2010) and co-produced and directed documentary RESTREPO took on new meaning last month when his partner, filmmaker, photographer and journalist Tim Hetherington was killed covering the fighting in Libya. We’ll revisit our June 2010 conversation with Sebastian Junger this hour in memory of Tim Hetherington […]