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The Inscrutable, Ubiquitous Wallace Shawn

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

From "The Princess Bride" to "My Dinner with Andre "and "A Master Builder," actor and writer Wallace Shawn joins us.

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Why Come North? A Panel Discussion On US Immigration Policy

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Crisis at the US border. What do Latinos on this side of the border have to say? We'll ask our special roundtable.

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The 'Elephant Whisperer' Of World War II

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

We'll travel to the jungles of Burma for the remarkable true story of Billy Williams--aka "the elephant whisperer"--and his World War II heroism.

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A Deeper Look At The Israel-Gaza Conflict

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The escalated Gaza offensive. We'll get the views from both sides and the latest developments.

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Week In The News: Middle East Violence, Plane Crash In Ukraine, Immigration At Home

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Turmoil and violence in Israel and Gaza. New Russia sanctions. Immigration battle. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Senator Bernie Sanders: A Real 2016 Contender?

Monday, July 21, 2014

Will he run for president? We'll ask Vermont's Independent U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders.

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Unpacking The Geo-Politics Of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH 17

Monday, July 21, 2014

The United States and Russia after the downed plane. We'll unpack the politics and latest news. Plus: the latest from Gaza.

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Juan de Marcos Gonzalez Of The Afro-Cuban All Stars

Friday, July 18, 2014

The Afro-Cuban All Stars bandleader Juan de Marcos Gonzalez joins us. We'll get the latest hot sounds out of Havana.

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Florida Crime Fiction And The New Face Of America

Thursday, July 17, 2014

The New Yorker's Adam Gopnik joins us on the seedy, wacky face of Sunshine State crime fiction.

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Who Needs A Life Coach?

Thursday, July 17, 2014

The booming business of life coaches. Everybody seems to have one these days. Therapists are feeling the pinch. We look at the life coach craze.

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Florida Crime Fiction And The New Face Of America

Thursday, July 17, 2014

The New Yorker's Adam Gopnik joins us on the seedy, wacky face of Sunshine State crime fiction.

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Who Needs A Life Coach?

Thursday, July 17, 2014

The booming business of life coaches. Everybody seems to have one these days. Therapists are feeling the pinch. We look at the life coach craze.

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Why We Lie

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Why we lie. Why we cheat. Psychology has a new theory of the case.

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Light Pollution And 'The End Of Night'

Thursday, July 17, 2014

A walk on the dark side with Paul Bogard, passionate critic of artificial light and author of "The End of Night."

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Recognizing And Dealing With A Parent's Dementia

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

When dementia comes. "Father of the Bride" and "Nashville" star Kimberly Williams-Paisley opens up about facing โ€” dealing with โ€” her mother's dementia.

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The 'Emergence' Of One Talented String Quartet

Friday, July 11, 2014

The Emergence Quartet. Four women. Lots of strings. And a deep serving of music history.

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Week In The News: Immigration, Israel-Palestine And NSA Spying

Friday, July 11, 2014

Immigration crisis on the border. Rockets and bombs in Gaza, Israel. Smallpox found in a storage box. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Innovation Districts: Reshaping Our Cities, Changing Our Economies

Thursday, July 10, 2014

The rise of the "innovation district." Everybody now wants that neighborhood dense with coffee shops, capital and talent. We'll look at what really works.

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Can American Democracy Be Saved?

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Former senators Olympia Snowe and Tom Daschle, Republican and Democrat, take on Washington gridlock.

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Foreign Buyers In American Real Estate

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Mega-wealthy foreign buyers getting deep into American real estate - shutting out American buyers, scooping up the top of the market and, laundering money.

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