The National Endowment for the Humanities turns 50 next year. William “Bro” Adams, the new chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, wants to make sure that the study of history, philosophy, and literature remains accessible to everyone. A conversation about his new "Common Good" initiative.
Guest Host: Steve Roberts
Stephen Heywood was 29 when he learned he was dying of ALS – Lou Gehrig’s disease. His older brother Jamie transformed himself from a mechanical into a genetic engineer in a race to cure the incurable. Pulitzer-prize winning author Jonathan Weiner tells the story of the brothers’ journey to the edge of medicine.
- Jonathan Weiner Pulitzer Prize winning author of "The Beak of the Finch," "Time, Love, Memory," "Planet Earth," and "The Next One Hundred Years."
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