Books

Scott G. Eberle: "Classic Toys"

December 23, 2009

Classic toys and the importance of play

Bruce Feiler: "America's Prophet"

December 22, 2009

A Biblical scholar tells the story of Moses and argues he had a profound influence on U.S leaders including George Washington, Martin Luther King Junior, Ronald Reagan and Barack Obama.

Joan Biskupic: "American Original" (Rebroadcast)

December 20, 2009

Justice Antonin Scalia is one of the most controversial, conservative, and most quoted Supreme Court justices in recent memory. A legal affairs reporter looks at the origins of his constitutional philosophy and his influence on the...

Joan Biskupic: "American Original"

December 17, 2009

Justice Antonin Scalia is one of the most controversial, conservative, and most quoted Supreme Court justices in recent memory. A legal affairs reporter looks at the origins of his constitutional philosophy and his influence on the...

George Packer: "Interesting Times"

December 16, 2009

New Yorker staff writer George Packer on his post-nine-eleven travels through war zones, the pitfalls of idealism and the Obama administration's challenge of moving from rhetoric to policy.

John Grisham: "Ford County"

December 15, 2009

The master of the legal thriller describes the fictional Mississippi Delta-town which provides the setting for his first collection of short stories.

Andy Williams: "Moon River and Me" (Rebroadcast)

December 13, 2009

Diane talks with legendary entertainer, Andy Williams, about his seven decades in show business, his Emmy-winning variety show, and performing live at the age of eighty-two.

Andy Williams: "Moon River and Me"

December 10, 2009

Diane talks with legendary entertainer, Andy Williams, about his seven decades in show business, his Emmy-winning variety show, and performing live at the age of 82.

Roger G. Kennedy: "When Art Worked"

Roger G. Kennedy: "When Art Worked"

December 8, 2009

How government programs to employ artists served the nation during the Great Depression and could offer a model for creating jobs today. Art and the New Deal.

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