Tag: Books
bbradley_05-17-12a
Interview
Airdate: May 21, 2012

The best-selling author and former senator discusses his text We Can All Do Better, in which he assesses the state of the U.S., the toll placed on its people and what role each American can play to help the nation reach its full potential.

gallman_05-14-12
Interview
Airdate: May 23, 2012

The singer-songwriter reflects on the life experiences that inspired his text My Cross to Bear and the Allman Brothers’ contribution to music.

bbthornton_05-17-12a
Interview
Airdate: May 22, 2012

The Academy Award winner-turned-author shares what finally convinced him to write his memoir, The Billy Bob Tapes: A Cave Full of Ghosts, and talks about life-changing events and his driving force.

bstjohn_05-17-12a
Interview
Airdate: May 17, 2012

The Paralympic medalist and best-selling author discusses what she and her daughter learned while writing her text How Great Women Lead: A Mother-Daughter Adventure into the Lives of Women Shaping the World.

dtalbot_05-17-12b
Interview
Airdate: May 17, 2012

The online journalism pioneer shares why he chose to write about San Francisco in his book Seasons of the Witch, how the city’s inhabitants pushed social progress and relates its 1960s values to current social issues.

wallen_05-14-12
Interview
Airdate: May 14, 2012

The pioneering urban farmer and founder-CEO of Growing Power, Inc. discusses his text The Good Food Revolution, his thoughts on “food deserts” and preventative measures against disease and childhood obesity.

wlittlefield_05-10-12a
Interview
Airdate: May 10, 2012

The former president of NBC entertainment and architect of “Must See TV” analyzes the current need for quality television, as detailed in his new book Top of the Rock.

msandel_05-09-12a
Interview
Airdate: May 9, 2012

The Harvard professor assesses whether morality is in play in U.S. markets and discusses his best-selling book, What Money Can’t Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets.

swudunn_05-08-12a
Interview
Airdate: May 8, 2012

The Pulitzer Prize-winning writer-turned-business exec and entrepreneur discusses her best-selling book, Half the Sky, and shares why she believes that the oppression of women is the moral issue of our time.

jhaidt_05-04-12a
Interview
Airdate: May 7, 2012

The University of Virginia professor discusses his text The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion and expands upon his Moral Foundations theory across political party lines.