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Friday, December 01, 2006

On today’s Please Explain, we’ll tackle an all-American topic: NFL quarterbacks. Also, a new biography explores the life of the influential psychologist and philosopher William James. Plus, Magnum photographer Elliott Erwitt talks about his acclaimed career. And to start it all off, Morgan Freeman!

Million Dollar Morgan Freeman

Oscar-winner Morgan Freeman talks about his latest comedy, “10 Items or Less.”


William James and American Psychology

Biographer Robert Richardson examines the personal life of psychologist and philosopher William James, and reveals how it influenced his professional life.

William James is available for purchase at


A Lifetime of Photographs

Elliott Erwitt, a photographer for Magnum since 1953, shares some of the best images of his career.

Personal Best is available for purchase at

Events: Elliott Erwitt will be signing books
Friday, December 1 at 6 pm
The International Center of Photography
1133 ...


Please Explain: NFL Quarterbacks

Last month, New York Times reporter Harry Hurt III decided to try his hand at being an NFL quarterback for a day. On today’s Please Explain, he reveals what he learned during his mock practice session with the Jets, and answers your questions about just what goes into ...


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