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Saturday, December 06, 2014
Some say that the mass collection of U.S. phone records is a gross invasion of privacy. On this episode of Intelligence Squared: two sides debate the issue.
Friday, December 05, 2014
Alec Baldwin talks with three major theater artists who have had different influences, obstacles, and career experiences.
Thursday, December 04, 2014
Alec Baldwin sits down with comedian Jerry Seinfeld who debuted on HBO in 1981, the same year he first appeared on Johnny Carson. Jerry Seinfeld was 27 years old.
Wednesday, December 03, 2014
Alec Baldwin talks with two English musicians about their commercial and critical success, and its impact on their lives and work.
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
A multi-talented actress, author, activist and television personality, Rosie O’Donnell -- “The Queen of Nice” -- has embraced motherhood, adopting five children.
Monday, December 01, 2014
Decades apart in age, both of Alec Baldwin's guests have broken barriers and blazed new trails in how women are depicted on stage and screen.
Saturday, November 29, 2014
Income inequality has been on the rise for decades. Some argue that the American Dream is dying as a result, while others believe the concept is a politicized red herring.
Friday, November 28, 2014
In this special, week-long series from On Being: Sylvia Earle on something she's done that no one else has -- walked solo on the bottom of the sea, under a quarter mile of water.
Thursday, November 27, 2014
In this special, week-long series from On Being: physicist James Gates explains how string theory research leads to the question, “Are we in the matrix?”
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
In this special, week-long series from On Being: astronomer Natalie Batalha leads us into the hunt for exoplanets -- Earth-sized planets beyond our solar system that might harbor life.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
In this special, immunologist Esther Sternberg talks about new scientific research proving that good design can aid in our healing processes.
Monday, November 24, 2014
In this special, a conversation with Brian Greene about his thrilling, mind-bending view of the cosmos and of the human adventure of modern science.
Sunday, November 23, 2014
Leading up to this Thanksgiving holiday, Innovation Hub wonders: do traditions still serve a purpose, or should they be overhauled?
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Take Thanksgiving head-on with help from The Sporkful's Dan Pashman and public radio's favorite personalities like Mo Rocca, Amy Sedaris, Robert Krulwich, Brooke Gladstone and more.
Friday, November 21, 2014
Called "whimsical" and "surreal" by The New York Times, Marcos Balter is writing music that has made its way into the repertoires of some of the most influential musicians today.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Caroline Shaw spent practically all her life studying & playing the violin. But then, two years after enrolling in grad school for composition, she won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize in Music.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
After a slightly weird start to his study with Gérard Grisey in Paris, Donnacha Denney moved to Amsterdam, where the composer Louis Andriessen changed his life forever.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Andrew Norman has followed a winding artistic path that nearly landed him in the architecture world. Lucky for us, he kept writing music.
Monday, November 17, 2014
Adams got kicked out of multiple high schools and moved to the edge of society in Alaska, yet somehow managed to win a 2014 Pulitzer Prize. Here's how he did it.
Friday, November 14, 2014
Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt were the "first couple" of American radio. In this episode of American RadioWorks: how the Roosevelts revolutionized political communication in America.