Tag: Books
toni-yancey-2010-10-22
Interview
Airdate: October 22, 2010

UCLA professor of health services and author of Instant Recess explains why what’s good for the waistline is good for the bottom line.

david-beckmann-2010-10-19
Interview
Airdate: October 19, 2010

Activist-economist and author of Exodus from Hunger gives advice on what everyday Americans can do to address hunger and poverty.

peter-singer-2010-10-15
Interview
Airdate: October 15, 2010

Princeton bioethics professor and author of The Life You Can Save explains why allowing harm is doing harm.

neil-sedaka-2010-10-15
Interview
Airdate: October 15, 2010

Legendary singer-songwriter discusses the triumphs of his career, the lean years and what he learned along the way.

condoleezza-rice-2010-10-13
Interview
Airdate: October 13, 2010

Former secretary of state and author of Extraordinary, Ordinary People shares the story of her childhood in Birmingham, AL and explains why she feels the U.S. Foreign Service shouldn’t be so white.

ronchernow-RS
Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
October 12th, 2010

In a recent opinion piece in The New York Times, Ron Chernow, biographer and author of Washington: A Life, takes on the Tea Party’s attempts at identifying with the nation’s founders. Chernow states in the opinion piece, “…any movement that regularly summons the ghosts of the founders as a like-minded group of theorists ends up [...]

liz-murray-2010-10-12
Interview
Airdate: October 12, 2010

Breaking Night author shares the dramatic transition that led her to apply to one of the nation’s top colleges.

ron-chernow-2010-10-12
Interview
Airdate: October 12, 2010

Prize-winning biographer, author of Washington: A Life, explains why he dares to say that, today, we know more about George Washington than Martha did.

stephen-dubner-2010-10-08
Interview
Airdate: October 8, 2010

Freakonomics co-author explains the concept that correlation does not equal causation.

jamie-curtis-2010-10-07
Interview
Airdate: October 7, 2010

Actress-author describes the childhood ‘trauma’ that she believes has led her to write books for 4-year-olds and explains why she will get out of show business before she’s asked to leave.