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  • Behavioral scientist Peter Ubel, M.D.

    The Duke University professor explains his groundbreaking work, detailed in the text, Critical Decisions.

    26:42
    Air Date: October 17, 2012
    Behavioral scientist Peter Ubel, M.D.
    October 17, 2012 | 26:42
  • Author Peter Dreier

    The politics professor examines the role of social justice issues in the presidential campaign and discusses his text, The 100 Greatest Americans of the 20th Century.

    26:36
    Air Date: October 16, 2012
    Author Peter Dreier
    October 16, 2012 | 26:36
  • Journalist John Heilemann

    The New York magazine’s national affairs editor and Game Change author weighs in on the presidential campaign.

    26:40
    Air Date: October 15, 2012
    Journalist John Heilemann
    October 15, 2012 | 26:40
  • Actor-writer-director Ethan Hawke

    The Oscar-nominated actor-writer-director reflects on the making of his latest feature, Sinister.

    24:09
    Air Date: October 12, 2012
    Actor-writer-director Ethan Hawke
    October 12, 2012 | 24:09
  • Foreign policy expert Phyllis Bennis

    The director of the Institute for Policy Studies’ New Internationalism Project assesses the impact of foreign policy on the presidential campaign.

    26:42
    Air Date: October 11, 2012
    Foreign policy expert Phyllis Bennis
    October 11, 2012 | 26:42
  • Classical pianist Lang Lang

    The piano virtuoso explains why his latest CD is devoted entirely to the music of Chopin.

    26:42
    Air Date: October 10, 2012
    Classical pianist Lang Lang
    October 10, 2012 | 26:42
  • Filmmaker Ava DuVernay

    The winner of this year’s best director award at the Sundance Film Festival describes her new feature, Middle of Nowhere.

    26:42
    Air Date: October 9, 2012
    Filmmaker Ava DuVernay
    October 9, 2012 | 26:42
  • Personal tech writer David Pogue

    The award-winning technology writer talks about his new role as host of PBS’ acclaimed science magazine series, NOVA scienceNOW.

    11:06
    Air Date: October 8, 2012
    Personal tech writer David Pogue
    October 8, 2012 | 11:06
  • Writer Joan Walsh

    Salon.com’s editor-at-large weighs in on the presidential campaign.

    13:02
    Air Date: October 8, 2012
    Writer Joan Walsh
    October 8, 2012 | 13:02
  • Hip-hop artist-actor T.I.

    The three-time Grammy winner discusses his latest projects, including his second novel, the new season of his TV show on VH1 and an upcoming CD.

    26:46
    Air Date: October 5, 2012
    Hip-hop artist-actor T.I.
    October 5, 2012 | 26:46
  • Actor-writer Andrew McCarthy

    The actor-director recounts how and why he got into travel writing and shares stories from his new memoir, The Longest Way Home.

    26:46
    Air Date: October 4, 2012
    Actor-writer Andrew McCarthy
    October 4, 2012 | 26:46
  • Political journalist Ari Berman

    The Nation magazine’s political correspondent assesses the impact of Voter ID laws and the new era of politics.

    24:06
    Air Date: October 3, 2012
    Political journalist Ari Berman
    October 3, 2012 | 24:06
  • Economist Jeffrey Sachs

    The world-renowned economist and co-founder of the nonprofit Millennium Promise Alliance explains his work on economic development and the fight against poverty.

    24:16
    Air Date: October 2, 2012
    Economist Jeffrey Sachs
    October 2, 2012 | 24:16
  • Former FDIC chair Sheila Bair

    The former FDIC chair talks about her role on the Systemic Risk Council and her assessment of the U.S. financial crisis, as detailed in her book Bull by the Horns.

    24:07
    Air Date: October 1, 2012
    Former FDIC chair Sheila Bair
    October 1, 2012 | 24:07