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Alan Alda

The Takeaway

Alan Alda and Brian Greene on Science as Storytelling

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

The actor and the physicist weigh in on ways to humanize scientific insights and groundbreaking discoveries, as they participate in the 2014 World Science Festival in New York.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

"Brains on Trial"

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

Alan Alda, discusses the PBS program, “Brains on Trial,” about how developments in neuroscience may dramatically affect criminal trials. He’s joined by psychologist and neuroscientist Dr. Bea Luna. “Brains on Trial” airs on PBS  September 11and 18.


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The Leonard Lopate Show

Ethics and Fashion; Alan Alda and "Brains on Trial"; Love Survived WWII in Hungary; Kirk Johnson's List Project

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

Five months ago, a building collapse in Bangladesh killed more than 1,000 garment workers. We’ll find out how the fashion industry has been changing how overseas workers are treated. Alan Alda and neurologist Bea Luna talk about how developments in neuroscience could change criminal trials. We’ll hear one woman’s story of how her parents’ love survived war and the Holocaust. And Kirk Johnson describes going to Baghdad in 2005 with USAID, his struggles with depression and PTSD, and how he’s now trying to help Iraqis find refuge in the United States.

The Takeaway

Alan Alda: Reigniting The Public's Love of Science

Thursday, August 08, 2013

Yesterday Alan Alda, the Emmy winning actor and writer, as well as visiting professor and advisory board member at the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University, received the lifetime achievement award at “The Executive Summit: Learning in the Digital Age.” Alda joins The Takeaway to discuss the award and why he thinks science is crucial to our advancement as a society.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Gun Bill Defeat; Alan Alda on Dyslexia; Recycling

Thursday, April 18, 2013

The Senate rejected a measure to expand background checks, a vote President Obama called "shameful." Glenn Thrush of Politico discusses the vote, and what comes next.  Plus: Actor Alan Alda on his experience helping his granddaughter overcome her dyslexia. And April's series on recycling continues. This week: paper and coordinating recycling between cities, businesses and manufacturers.

The Brian Lehrer Show

Alan Alda on Dyslexia

Thursday, April 18, 2013

This live interview with Alan Alda originally aired on April 18, 2013. An edited version was aired on July 5, 2013, as part of a special Brian Lehrer Show. 

Alan Alda, actor and co-founder of the Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University, discusses his family's experience with dyslexia and what others can learn from it.

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Features

Alan Alda Compares Science Nerds To Art Nerds

Friday, January 15, 2010

Alan Alda has straddled art and science through his work as an actor and as host of science programs over the years. He's says the worlds aren't so far apart. Watch the video for more.

 

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