The science of false memory. Then, why being wrong can be a good thing in the long run. Plus, the novel Dear Money. And we'll look at two unusual solutions for the gulf oil spill: oil eating bacteria and a nuclear bomb!
Remember that time that President Obama shook hands with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad? Or what about when Joe Lieberman voted to impeach President Clinton? If you're nodding your head yes, you've got a false memory--neither of these things ever happened, but there is a reason you believe they did.
Lots of ideas have been suggested to plug BP’s oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, but none as incendiary as using a nuclear weapon. And yes, this has actually been tried before in previous petro-calamities.
Host Leonard Lopate lets you in on the best conversations with writers, actors, ex-presidents, dancers, scientists, comedians, historians, grammarians, curators, filmmakers, and do-it-yourself experts.
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