Education

Ben Sherwood "The Survivors Club" (Grand Central) (Rebroadcast)

February 1, 2009

Every second of the day, someone in America faces a crisis, whether an accident, crime, illness, or financial trouble. Some bounce back, others just give up. A journalist reveals the science and secrets of survivors and how to thrive in...

Ben Sherwood "The Survivors Club" (Grand Central)

January 29, 2009

Every second of the day, someone in America faces a crisis, whether an accident, crime, illness, or financial trouble. Some bounce back, others just give up. A journalist reveals the science and secrets of survivors and how to thrive in...

Godfrey Hodgson: "The Myth of American Exceptionalism" (Yale)

January 15, 2009

Almost from the nation’s founding, Americans have thought of their country as having a unique role in the world. A British commentator explains why he believes the U.S. is not as exceptional as it often believes.

Michael Davis "Street Gang" (Penguin) (Rebroadcast)

January 11, 2009

PBS's "Sesame Street" marks its 40th anniversary in 2009. A look at of one of the longest-running and most influential shows on television.

The Role of Libraries in Economic Hard Times

January 7, 2009

Libraries today have become multimedia centers, offering not only books but DVDs, e-books and Internet access. They can also be an especially important community resource during times of economic hardship. A look at the future of...

Michael Davis "Street Gang" (Penguin)

January 6, 2009

PBS's "Sesame Street" marks its 40th anniversary in 2009. A look at of one of the longest-running and most influential shows on television.

Vicki Myron: "Dewey" (Grand Central Publishing) (Rebroadcast) (Rebroadcast)

January 1, 2009

The former head librarian of Spencer, Iowa explains a cat's appeal in her small Midwestern town and the rest of the world.

Steven Rinella: "American Buffalo"

December 23, 2008

An outdoor enthusiast on the story of the American buffalos, its place in this country's history, and a first-hand account of a modern-day buffalo hunt in the Alaskan wilderness

Forrest Church: "Love & Death" (Beacon)

December 22, 2008

The Unitarian theologian, author and son of a former U.S. senator discusses religion in America today and living with a terminal illness.

Michelle Rhee, Chancellor of Schools for the District of Columbia

December 16, 2008

A conversation with Michelle Rhee on how to fix America's schools.

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