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PBS Think Tank program list

Ben Stein’s America (4/17/2008)
Digging for History (4/10/2008)
Are We What We Eat? (4/3/2008)
Jacob Frenkel and Free Markets (2/14/2008)
Global Or Verbal Warming- with Bjorn Lomborg (1/31/2008)
James Q Wilson pt. 2 (1/24/2008)
James Q Wilson pt. 1 (1/17/2008)
Tom Wolfe and the Derriere Guard (12/27/2007)
Iranian Runaround (12/20/2007)
Elon Musk and the frontier of Technology. (12/13/2007)
Feeling Secure in a time of Terror (11/22/2007)
Demographics- Continuity or Change? (11/15/2007)
Islam- Can common ground be found (11/8/2007)
Sports, Is it Just a Game? (11/1/2007)
The Great Upheaval: America and the birth of the Modern World 1788 through 1800 (10/14/2007)
Economic Bubbles (9/30/2007)
Al Shanker, Tough Liberal (9/23/2007)
Francis Collins, Reconciling God and Science Pt. 2 (9/16/2007)
Francis Collins, Reconciling God and Science, Part 1 (9/9/2007)
Broadcasting in the War of Ideas (8/30/2007)
Saving Immigration Reform (7/29/2007)
William Cohen (7/22/2007)
The Cohens: "Love in Black and White" (7/15/2007)
Elaine Kamarck (6/28/2007)
Robert Novak: The Prince of Darkness, Part 2 (6/21/2007)
Robert Novak: The Prince of Darkness, Part 1 (6/14/2007)
Edward O. Wilson and The Future of Life (6/7/2007)
The Soviet Gulag (5/31/2007)
The American Musical, Part 2 (5/24/2007)
The American Musical, Part 1 (5/17/2007)
One Nation, One Standard (5/10/2007)
Intelligent Design vs. Evolution, Part Two (5/3/2007)
Intelligent Design vs. Evolution, Part One (4/26/2007)
America, Quo Vadis? Part 2 (4/19/2007)
America, Quo Vadis? Part 1 (4/12/2007)
The Ethiopian Exodus, Part 2 (4/5/2007)
Ogden Nash Revealed (3/29/2007)
Financial Finagling Pt. 2 (3/22/2007)
Financial Finagling Pt. 1 (3/15/2007)
Civil Rights, Then and Now, Part Two (3/8/2007)
Civil Rights, Then and Now, Part One (3/1/2007)
The Ethiopian Exodus, Part 1 (2/22/2007)
Lipset and Friends, Part 2 (2/15/2007)
Lipset and Friends, Part 1 (2/8/2007)
Breaking Barriers: College Basketball in the 1950’s (2/1/2007)
Women in the Bible (1/25/2007)
The Western: America’s Story, Part Two (1/18/2007)
The Western: America’s Story, Part One (1/11/2007)
Irving Berlin’s America, Part II (1/4/2007)
Irving Berlin’s America, Part I (12/28/2006)
The Market for Human Organs? (11/16/2006)
Uncovering Clemente, Baseball’s Last Hero (11/9/2006)
Miss Manners: Why Manners Matter (11/2/2006)
Daniel Patrick Moynihan--In His Own Words (10/26/2006)
The Real Mark Twain, Part Two of Two (10/5/2006)
The Real Mark Twain, Part One of Two (9/28/2006)
2006 Mid-Term Elections: The GOP on the Ropes? (9/21/2006)
Has Spitzer Saved Wall Street? (8/31/2006)
Ford’s Fundamentals, Part Two (8/24/2006)
Ford’s Fundamentals, Part one (8/17/2006)
After Katrina, Part Two (7/27/2006)
After Katrina, Part One (7/20/2006)
The Future of the Constitution, Part Two (7/13/2006)
The Future of the Constitution, Part One (7/6/2006)
Has Neoconservatism Failed or Succeeded? Part Two (6/29/2006)
Has Neoconservatism Failed or Succeeded? Part One (6/22/2006)
Social Policy with Karl Zinsmeister (6/15/2006)
The Unknown Iraq (5/18/2006)
Fixing Immigration and More, Part Two (5/11/2006)
Fixing Immigration and More, Part One (5/4/2006)
How Should Humanity Prosper? (4/27/2006)
Interview with Margaret MacMillan (4/20/2006)
James Fallows on America (4/13/2006)
Rating Rudy, Part Two (3/23/2006)
Rating Rudy, Part One (3/16/2006)
John Rawls (3/9/2006)
Reagan’s Imagination, Part Two (2/23/2006)
Reagan’s Imagination, Part One of Two (2/16/2006)
Getting it Right in Iraq (2/9/2006)
Congressional Corruption Cancer (1/26/2006)
Corruption, Then and Now (1/19/2006)
Politics, 2006 (12/15/2005)
Becoming American (12/8/2005)
April 1865: Was it the Month that Saved America? (12/1/2005)
21st Century Science, Part Two (11/24/2005)
21st Century Science, Part One (11/17/2005)
Was Norman Rockwell A Great Artist? (10/27/2005)
Thinking About Think Tanks, Part Two of Two (10/20/2005)
Thinking about Think Tanks, Part One of Two (10/13/2005)
The Future of Freedom (9/29/2005)
Woodrow Wilson, Part One (8/25/2005)
Woodrow Wilson, Part Two (8/25/2005)
How Alexander Hamilton Shaped America, Part Two (8/11/2005)
How Alexander Hamilton Shaped America, Part One (8/4/2005)
Bill James, Beyond Baseball (7/28/2005)
Old Hickory: The Life of our 7th President, Part Two (7/21/2005)
Old Hickory: The Life of our 7th President, Part One (7/14/2005)
The Future of Socialism (7/7/2005)
The Truth about the Flat World, Part Two (6/30/2005)
The Truth about the Flat World, Part One (6/23/2005)
Democracy Unleashed, Part Two (6/16/2005)
Democracy Unleashed, Part One (6/9/2005)
Russian Democracy (5/26/2005)
Lobbying 101 (5/19/2005)
American Greatness (5/12/2005)
Books to Please, Part Two (4/28/2005)
Books to Please, Part One (4/21/2005)
The Competition Solution, Part Two (4/7/2005)
The Competition Solution, Part One (3/31/2005)
Iraq: The Bullet and the Ballot, Part Two (3/24/2005)
Iraq: The Bullet and the Ballot, Part One (2/24/2005)
The Life of President Andrew Jackson, Part Two (2/10/2005)
The Life of President Andrew Jackson, Part One (2/3/2005)
Islam at the Crossroads (1/27/2005)
The Future of Energy (1/20/2005)
The Saudi-American Alliance, Part Two (1/13/2005)
The Saudi-American Alliance, Part One (1/6/2005)
The King James Bible (12/16/2004)
Polling on Trial (12/9/2004)
Special Documentary Edition - North Korea: Nuclear Threat (11/11/2004)
Is America Polarized? (10/14/2004)
Is There a Worm in the Apple? (10/7/2004)
Fewer People, Part Two (9/30/2004)
Fewer People, Part One (9/23/2004)
Does the U.N. Work? (9/16/2004)
Zbigniew Brzezinski (9/9/2004)
Henry Kissinger at Large, Part Two (8/26/2004)
Henry Kissinger at Large, Part One (8/19/2004)
The Next Pope: Part Two (8/12/2004)
The Next Pope: Part One (8/5/2004)
India Ascendent (7/1/2004)
Third Party Challenge (6/17/2004)
What is Ronald Reagan’s Legacy? (6/10/2004)
Vulcan Policy (4/29/2004)
Cuba after Castro (4/22/2004)
Zbigniew Brzezinski At Large, Part Two (4/1/2004)
Spy Wars (3/25/2004)
Zbigniew Brzezinski At Large, Part One (2/26/2004)
Opting Out - Mothers and the Workforce (2/19/2004)
Orwell’s Century (2/12/2004)
The Blending of America (1/15/2004)
Sovereignty on Trial (12/11/2003)
The Language Police/Textbook PC (12/4/2003)
Population Explosion or Birth Dearth? Part I (11/27/2003)
The Future of Warfare (11/20/2003)
Immigration: Curse or Blessing? (Part Two) (11/6/2003)
Immigration: Curse or Blessing? (Part One) (10/23/2003)
Is there an Imperial International Court? (10/15/2003)
Iraqi Hearts and Minds (10/9/2003)
Great Scots! (10/2/2003)
Primary Pandemonium (9/25/2003)
Direct Democracy or Mob Rule? (9/18/2003)
The Atlantic Rift (9/4/2003)
The Fascinating Rhythm of George Gershwin (8/14/2003)
Rethinking Violent Crime (7/31/2003)
What’s Going on in Iran? (7/16/2003)
Taxes, Part Two (7/10/2003)
Who Was John Philip Sousa? (7/3/2003)
Taxes, Part One (6/26/2003)
Was Benjamin Franklin the First American? (5/29/2003)
Booking the Bench (5/8/2003)
Too Much Democracy? Part II (5/1/2003)
Too Much Democracy? Part I (4/24/2003)
What Do We Know About the Bible? (4/17/2003)
Allan Meltzer’s Fed Ed (4/10/2003)
Is The West In Decline? (Part One) (3/27/2003)
In the Wake of the Plague: the Black Death and the World it Made (3/20/2003)
Is the Oasis Vanishing? (2/27/2003)
The Progress Paradox (2/20/2003)
North Korea: Desperate and Dangerous (2/13/2003)
The Sense of the Senate (2/6/2003)
Will Europe and America Get Along? (1/16/2003)
George Washington: Is He Still the Indispensable Man? (12/5/2002)
Richard Perle: The Making of a Neoconservative (11/14/2002)
Domino Democracy in the Middle East (10/31/2002)
Does Welfare Reform Need Reform? (10/24/2002)
The Congress - 2002 (10/17/2002)
Sustainable Development (10/10/2002)
Unexpected Dissident: Andrei Sakharov (9/26/2002)
Changing Our Schools (9/5/2002)
The New Russia (8/29/2002)
Science and the Soul (8/22/2002)
The Bush Doctrine (7/11/2002)
Who Gets the Latino Vote? (6/27/2002)
Emerging Technologies That Will Help Create The Car Of The Future (6/20/2002)
Whatever Happened to Socialism? (6/13/2002)
Courting Controversy (5/17/2002)
The Middle East and the Media (5/11/2002)
What does the future hold? Progress or anarchy? (5/2/2002)
Population Explosion or Birth Dearth, Part II (4/18/2002)
When Cultures Collide (3/28/2002)
The Commanding Heights (3/22/2002)
The Transformation of Turkey: From Islamic Empire to Modern State (3/7/2002)
Is The West In Decline? (Part Two) (2/27/2002)
New Ideas, New Consequences (1/17/2002)
Is Iraq Next? (1/10/2002)
Is America Stuck in the Middle East? (1/7/2002)
THE HOME FRONT, THEN AND NOW (1/4/2002)
The American Intelligence Community and Sept. 11. Can We Stop Terrorism?" (12/27/2001)
Does History Have A Purpose? (12/13/2001)
Richard Nixon: When Politics Gets Personal (11/1/2001)
Talking about Evolution with Richard Dawkins (10/18/2001)
The Race to Cure Alzheimer’s (10/11/2001)
Alexis de Tocqueville’s Democracy in America (10/4/2001)
Is there a terrorist threat in Canada? (9/29/2001)
Vietnam Revisited: The Myths of the War (9/15/2001)
A New Era In U.S. - Mexico Relations? (8/30/2001)
Frederick Hart: Shaping the Culture (8/23/2001)
Witness to Hope (8/11/2001)
Do Animals Think? (8/4/2001)
Is Racial Profiling Real? (7/19/2001)
Bush’s Foreign Policy--Should America Go It Alone? (7/5/2001)
Are Mothers Getting A Bad Deal? (6/28/2001)
Whither Russia? (6/16/2001)
Is It Time for Olmsted Again? (6/9/2001)
Is Nuclear Power Making a Comeback? (5/31/2001)
Is Los Angeles Breaking Apart? (5/12/2001)
A Conversation with Sydney Pollack (5/5/2001)
Duke Ellington (4/26/2001)
Are the feds keeping the faith? (4/19/2001)
Capitalism and Culture (4/14/2001)
Do the liberal arts need saving? (4/5/2001)
Has Medicine Gone PC? (3/29/2001)
Newt: What’s Next? (3/22/2001)
Do We Still Need the SAT? (3/15/2001)
Are we protecting the land for Americans or from Americans? (2/15/2001)
What’s on the Mind of the "Radical Middle"? (2/1/2001)
Who Was Franz Boas? (1/25/2001)
Will Conservatives Ever Be Happy? (1/18/2001)
Measuring America (12/14/2000)
A Conversation with Paul Volcker (12/7/2000)
Fukuyama 101 (11/30/2000)
Has the Electoral College Flunked Out? (11/16/2000)
What are the Candidates’ Prescriptions for Medicare? (10/26/2000)
Will the Election Tip the Court’s Balance? (10/19/2000)
Saving our Schools (9/21/2000)
Are the Troops Ready? (9/14/2000)
Healing the Heart (8/17/2000)
Is There a War Against Boys? (7/27/2000)
Will a Third Party Decide Election 2000? (7/20/2000)
Is the Net Killing Copyright? (7/13/2000)
Securing Social Security (7/1/2000)
Does Hollywood Serve Us Right? (4/27/2000)
Does Bilingual Education Make the Grade? (4/13/2000)
What On Earth Is Going On? (3/23/2000)
Is The Business Cycle Out of Business? (2/24/2000)
Do We Need a National Missile Defense? (2/3/2000)
Picking A President (1/20/2000)
Harvesting Biotechnology (11/25/1999)
The Candidates’ Think Tanks (11/18/1999)
Is Russia Lost? (9/30/1999)
Freidrich Hayek (9/26/1999)
Are Dollars Despoiling Democracy? (9/23/1999)
What's New in The New West? (9/16/1999)
Is Gambling A Sucker Bet? (7/29/1999)
Women in Sports (7/15/1999)
Stem Cell Research (6/19/1999)
Suburban Sprawl (6/10/1999)
How Fertile Are Today's Infertility Treatments? (6/3/1999)
Is Business a Calling? (5/30/1999)
Dow 36,000? (5/28/1999)
CNN's Cold War (5/22/1999)
Professional Sports (5/15/1999)
Prisons (5/8/1999)
Kosovo (4/29/1999)
Does Liberalism Have a Future? (4/25/1999)
Intellectuals at War (4/19/1999)
Is There an Upside to Downsizing? (4/18/1999)
The Tax Code (4/12/1999)
American Agriculture (4/3/1999)
Is There Hope for Havana? (2/27/1999)
Life: The Movie (2/6/1999)
Is America Turning the Corner? (1/30/1999)
Is Privatization the Answer? (1/23/1999)
Do We Need the Independent Counsel Act? (1/16/1999)
Do We Need Nuclear Power? (1/9/1999)
What Remains to be discovered? (12/17/1998)
Do We Need a Dose of Alternative Medicine? (12/10/1998)
An Interview with Milton and Rose Friedman (12/3/1998)
School Choice (11/26/1998)
People’s Capitalism (11/19/1998)
What Did the Voters Really Say? (11/12/1998)
What’s Next in the Middle East? (10/29/1998)
Martin Gilbert’s 20th Century (10/22/1998)
The State of the World AIDS (10/15/1998)
Will the Global Economy Rebound? (10/8/1998)
Integration on America’s Campuses (10/1/1998)
President Clinton’s Legacy (9/17/1998)
The Future of the Welfare State (9/10/1998)
Civility (9/3/1998)
Egypt: The vital middle in the Middle East (7/30/1998)
The Promise and Purpose of Genetic Research (7/17/1998)
Canadian Immigration (7/9/1998)
Middletown, USA (7/2/1998)
The US-Japan Military Alliance (6/25/1998)
The Life and Times of Thomas Malthus (6/18/1998)
Is Television Going Down the Tubes? (6/3/1998)
The Israeli Economy (5/21/1998)
Philanthropy (4/30/1998)
The Graying of Japan (4/9/1998)
Will Quebec Secede? (4/2/1998)
LBJ (3/26/1998)
Pocket MBA at Harvard, Part II (3/17/1998)
Pocket MBA at Harvard, Part I (3/12/1998)
The Promise and Peril of DNA Research (3/5/1998)
Iraq: From Stalemate to Checkmate (2/26/1998)
Is Democracy Safe for the World? (2/5/1998)
What Happened to Japan, Inc? (1/29/1998)
Should Cities Play Ball with Professional Sports? (1/22/1998)
Budget Surpluses and Minuses (1/15/1998)
1997: The Year In Ideas (1/8/1998)
Is Social Science The God That Failed? (1/1/1998)
Is This the Gay 90s? (11/20/1997)
Do We Need the Western Canon? (10/30/1997)
History of Taxes (10/23/1997)
The Future of America’s Cities (10/9/1997)
School Choice (10/2/1997)
Should We Be Sheepish about Cloning? (9/25/1997)
The Economics of Professional Sports (9/18/1997)
Will The Economic Boom Last? (7/31/1997)
Will There Be a Labor Shortage? (7/24/1997)
How Chile Solved Social Security (7/10/1997)
Should We Send Men to Mars? (6/25/1997)
Who Was FDR? (6/19/1997)
Can Machines Think? (6/5/1997)
Is America Going Color Blind? (5/29/1997)
Is This A New Industrial Revolution? (5/22/1997)
Should Freedom Ring? (5/15/1997)
Has Washington Gone Haywire? (5/8/1997)
Is Peace Plausible? (5/1/1997)
Should There Be Women in the Military? (4/24/1997)
Daniel Patrick Moynihan in Perspective (4/17/1997)
Can Classical Music Come Back? (4/10/1997)
Did Rome Really Fall? (4/3/1997)
The Next Four Years in Review (1/16/1997)
Did Joe McCarthy Have a Point? (1/2/1997)
Is America Still A Melting Pot? (12/26/1996)
Is the Population Explosion Over? (12/19/1996)
Is There a Stealth Realignment? (12/12/1996)
Teddy Roosevelt, The First Modern President (12/5/1996)
A Conversation with Stanley Crouch (11/28/1996)
Uncharted Waters (11/21/1996)
Is the Nation in Transformation? (11/14/1996)
What if we held an election and everybody came? (10/31/1996)
Campaign Finance Reform (10/24/1996)
Is Public Journalism, Journalism? (10/17/1996)
Is America Exceptional? (10/10/1996)
Can We Win the War on Drugs? (10/3/1996)
Is America Doomed? (9/23/1996)
Can School Choice Save Schools? (9/19/1996)
Can Dole Win? (9/12/1996)
Is There a Right to Die? (9/5/1996)
An Unconventional Look at Conventions (8/1/1996)
New York, New York/The Future of American Cities (7/25/1996)
New York, New York/The Future of American Cities (7/18/1996)
How Should We Handle Scandal? (7/12/1996)
The Battles That Shaped America (7/4/1996)
Sports vs. Sportsmanship (6/27/1996)
The Cold War is Over: What Do We Do Now? (6/20/1996)
Revisionism Revisited (6/13/1996)
Campaign 1996: The Politics of Abortion (6/6/1996)
Adapting Adoption To The 90s (5/23/1996)
The Courts on Trial (5/16/1996)
Gay Marriage (5/9/1996)
Insights on Income (5/2/1996)
Is Divorce Too Easy? (4/11/1996)
China: Friend or Foe? (4/4/1996)
Are older people getting younger? (3/28/1996)
The Heart and Soul of Conservatism (3/21/1996)
A Third Choice in 1996 (2/22/1996)
Who Is Abraham Lincoln? (2/15/1996)
Can Civil Society Be Restored? (2/8/1996)
The American Scandal Machine (2/1/1996)
Global Warming: Is it Serious? (1/25/1996)
Is Satan Dead? (1/18/1996)
Rights and Wrongs of American Elections (1/11/1996)
The Battle of the Budget in Plain English (1/4/1996)
1995: The Year in Ideas (12/28/1995)
Can Conservatives Be Compassionate? (12/21/1995)
A Conversation with Todd Gitlin (11/23/1995)
Are Lawyers Ruining America? (11/16/1995)
Can the CIA Be Fixed? (11/9/1995)
The State of the Unions (11/2/1995)
Is Corporate Welfare Worth It? (10/25/1995)
Islam and the West: Is There a Clash of Cultures? (10/19/1995)
The Vision of the Anointed (10/12/1995)
Has the Crime Wave Crested? (10/6/1995)
Is This the End of the Welfare State? (9/29/1995)
The End of Racism-Parts I & II (9/15/1995)
Collision Between Science and Religion (9/8/1995)
Is the Relationship with Britain Still Special? (9/1/1995)
A Conversation with Michael Howard (8/5/1995)
Does Affirmative Action Divide Us or Unite Us? (7/28/1995)
The New Illustrated Guide of the American Economy (7/21/1995)
How Different Are Men and Women? (7/14/1995)
A Conversation With Catherine MacKinnon (7/7/1995)
Taking the Pulse of a Nation (6/23/1995)
Does Hollywood Hurt America? (6/16/1995)
Bosnia B What's In It For Us? (6/9/1995)
Does Gun Control Work? (6/2/1995)
Some Taxing Ideas (5/19/1995)
Will Immigrants Harm America? (5/19/1995)
Affirmative Action and Reaction (5/12/1995)
Victory in Europe: Fifty Years Later (5/5/1995)
Are Two Parties Enough? (4/28/1995)
The Sins of Our Fathers? (4/21/1995)
The State of the Earth (4/14/1995)
What about the next 100 months? (4/7/1995)
The Brain vs. the Mind: Has Freud Slipped? (3/31/1995)
Is Contemporary Art, Art? (3/24/1995)
Is Russia A Threat Again? (3/3/1995)
The Republican Congress: The First Fifty Days (2/24/1995)
Should Drugs Be Legal? (2/17/1995)
The Budget Balancing Act (2/10/1995)
The Pope and Modern Times (2/3/1995)
An interview with James Q. Wilson (1/27/1995)
Can the States Do It Better? (1/20/1995)
Is America Taking a Chance on Gambling? (1/13/1995)
Is this a New, New Deal? (1/6/1995)
1994: The Year in Ideas (12/30/1994)
The Rebirth of American Religion: A Conversation with Paul Johnson (12/23/1994)
Is the G.O.P. on the Right Track? (12/16/1994)
Environmental Risks: What's Real? What's Not? (11/25/1994)
Will the Democrats Come Back? (11/18/1994)
1994 Elections: Is It the End of an Era? (11/11/1994)
Has Feminism Gone Too Far? (11/4/1994)
Race, I.Q., American Society and Charles Murray (10/21/1994)
A Conversation with Charles Murray (10/14/1994)
Who Owns History? (10/7/1994)
Juries on Trial (9/30/1994)
Election 94: What's at Stake? (9/23/1994)
Can America’s Schools Be Saved? (9/16/1994)
Are American Elections Fair? (8/27/1994)
Environmentalists vs. Landowners (8/19/1994)
Who Won the Cold War? (8/12/1994)
Did Woodstock change America? (8/5/1994)
The Christian Right in American Politics (7/29/1994)
What's at Stake in Haiti? (7/22/1994)
Is Health Insurance a Right? (7/15/1994)
Where Next America? (7/8/1994)
Thomas Jefferson: Champion of Liberty or Dangerous Radical? (7/1/1994)
Diffusing the Korean Bomb (6/24/1994)
Is Population a Problem? (6/17/1994)
What is Wrong with Congress? (6/10/1994)
Is There Help for the Homeless? (6/5/1994)
Adam Smith: 21st Century Man? (5/28/1994)
Is America Becoming Anti-Religious? (5/20/1994)
The Role of the First Lady (5/14/1994)
Does Clinton Have a Foreign Policy? (5/7/1994)
Smoking, Is Big Brother Becoming Big Nanny? (4/29/1994)
Will Immigration Change the American Way? (4/22/1994)
Is the Press out of Control? (4/14/1994)
Does Welfare Cause Illegitimacy? (4/9/1994)
Does Punishment Pay? (4/2/1994)



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