The Open Mind

First broadcast in May, 1956 and now hosted by Alexander Heffner, The Open Mind is a thoughtful excursion into the world of ideas. Designed to elicit insights into contemporary areas of national concern, Open Mind explores challenges of the digital age, American politics and other emerging issues. These conversations are a primary resource available to students, teachers, researchers, archivists, librarians, historians, journalists and all who are interested in history, biography, media, communications, news, and public affairs.

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The Open Mind

Sanitizing Speech?

Caitlin Flanagan of The Atlantic, on political correctness on the American college campus

28:32

Sanitizing Speech?

28:32

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The Open Mind

Defending The First Amendment

Jameel Jaffer of the Knight First Amendment Center at Columbia U, on protecting democracy

28:00

Defending The First Amendment

28:00

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The Open Mind

Leaks With Integrity

Peter Bale of the Center for Public Integrity on disclosures in the public interest.

27:39

Leaks With Integrity

27:39

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The Open Mind

The Politics of Resentment

Katherine Cramer talks about her groundbreaking study of U.S. electoral polarization.

27:58

The Politics of Resentment

27:58

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