Love and War

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Monday, February 13, 2012

The "End of War" series kicks off with a conversation with John Horgan, science journalist and author of the new book The End of War. Then, Dave Isay of StoryCorps on love stories; the state of the conservative message as seen during the Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC; and the director of the Oscar nominated documentary "Undefeated" is the first in a series of conversations with filmmakers behind this year's nominated documentaries.

Conservative Roundtable: CPAC Look-Back

Karol Markowicz, conservative blogger for WNYC's It's A Free Country, Jennifer Rubin, "Right Turn" blogger for The Washington Post and Brian Darling, senior fellow for government studies at the Heritage Foundation discuss the CPAC convention this past weekend, the 2012 election and the state of the Republican Party.

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Grammy Awards Protest Over Eliminated Categories

Roberto Lovato, co-founder of, discusses why he is opposed to the Grammy Awards' elimination of 31 categories of music.

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StoryCorps Love Stories

Dave Isay, founder of StoryCorps and author of All There Is: Love Stories from StoryCorps, returns for Valentine's Day with more stories from the oral history project StoryCorps.

This Wednesday, join Leonard Lopate for An Evening with Dave Isay to discuss his new book.

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End of War: John Horgan Says War Can End

The Brian Lehrer Show is launching a new series today called End of War about whether war is inevitable--whether humans can ever stop fighting wars, once and for all.

John Horgan, science journalist, director of the Center for Science Writings at the Stevens Institute of Technology, and author of the new book that inspired the series The End of War, discusses his book and why he thinks that war is NOT inevitable.

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Oscar Nominated Documentaries: "Undefeated"

T.J. Martin and Daniel Lindsay, co-directors of "Undefeated", talk about their documentary following a football season at an inner city high school. "Undefeated" opens Friday, February 17.

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Survey: Is War Inevitable?

The Brian Lehrer Show is running a series called "End of War." You'll hear several big conversations on the show about whether war is inevitable--and we want your participation. We're polling humanity: Is war inevitable? Will humans ever stop fighting wars, once and for all? Why or why not? 

Submit your answer in one of three ways: as text, video or as an audio file. Click here to see the responses we've gotten so far.

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