Last October, Yale lecturer Erika Christakis sent an email questioning whether university administrators should advise students on what Halloween costumes to wear. It resulted in protests on campus and a heated debate around the country.
Guest Host: Steve Roberts
America’s leaders wants to ensure the security of U.S. citizens by deploying a high-tech missile defense system, but Russia, China, and many of our European allies say the plan is profoundly misguided. Guest host Steve Roberts moderates a panel discussion about the potential costs of missile defense to U.S foreign policy efforts and how these costs could be reduced or avoided.
- Robert Zoellick former Undersecretary of State
- Thomas Graham president of the Lawyers' Alliance for World Security
- Michael Krepon founding president of the Henry L. Stimson Center, Diplomat Scholar at the University of Virginia, and author of "Better Safe than Sorry: The Ironies of Living with the Bomb." (Stanford University Press, 2009)
Most Recent Shows
New Hampshire holds the nation's first primary election. The winners, the losers and what the results could mean for the presidential candidates vying for the Democratic and Republican nominations.
Poor communication between doctors and patients is widely seen as a problem in American healthcare. Now more and more healthcare providers are giving patients new ways of accessing doctors to ask questions or express concerns. In the age of email, texting, video chatting and social media, a look at the promise and limitations of digital communication to improve patient experiences and outcomes.
Violent crime rates in the U.S. have dropped dramatically over the last twenty years, but FBI data suggest there was a slight uptick in the first half of last year. What led to the remarkable long-term decline in violent crime in the last two decades in U.S. and what are the prospects the trajectory can continue?