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Archive for January, 2010

Islam and identity

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. asks Dr. Oz about how his Muslim faith affects his sense of self, and Dr. Oz talks about the role of religion in his native Turkey.

Jan 19th, 2010 | Comments

Deciding to be a doctor

Dr. Oz reveals why he decided to join the field of medicine when he was seven years old.

Jan 19th, 2010 | Comments

Learning English the hard way

Dr. Oz tells the story of how his father worked as a doctor in Cleveland despite not knowing any English, and the importance of the immigrant work ethic.

Jan 19th, 2010 | Comments

What “home” means to me

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. asks Yo-Yo Ma what he hopes to learn about his family history, and what idea of "home" means to him.

Jan 19th, 2010 | Comments

Returning to China

Yo-Yo Ma talks about the first time he visited China as an adult, and what he learned about the way cultures interact and inform each other.

Jan 19th, 2010 | Comments

What’s in a name?

Yo-Yo Ma reveals the origin of his unusual first name.

Jan 19th, 2010 | Comments

The trip that changed everything

Yo-Yo Ma tells a story about how his childhood visit to New York City changed the course of his family's life forever.

Jan 19th, 2010 | Comments

Texan pride

Eva Longoria talks about what it was like to grow up as a "Texican," and a unique Texas cultural tradition.

Jan 19th, 2010 | Comments

Land disputes on the Western frontier

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reveals the Longoria family's struggles to protect their land from encroachment by Anglo settlers in 19th-century Texas.

Jan 19th, 2010 | Comments

Native American connections

Eva Longoria learns of her Native American ancestry, and talks about her personal connection to that heritage.

Jan 19th, 2010 | Comments

Growing up English, Jamaican and Canadian

Malcolm Gladwell discusses his upbringing as the child of English and Jamaican parents, and his own awareness of racial differences.

Jan 19th, 2010 | Comments

Reactions to an interracial marriage

Malcolm Gladwell relates the reactions of his English and Jamaican grandparents to his parents' interracial marriage.

Jan 19th, 2010 | Comments
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