Linda Przybyszewski: "The Lost Art of Dress"

Linda Przybyszewski: "The Lost Art of Dress"

June 11, 2014

An historian recounts the story of the Dress Doctors, a group of women who taught America how to dress in the first half of the twentieth century.

The Latest Trends In Wearable Technology

The Latest Trends In Wearable Technology

January 30, 2014

Consumers learned this week that Google Glass will be available for prescription lenses. A look at the world of wearable technology, from privacy concerns to the challenge of making them fashionable.

Compromise In Congress to Avert The Fiscal Cliff

January 2, 2013

Congress passed new tax and spending legislation late last night to avert the fiscal cliff. Analysis of new law and prospects for compromise on other key issues including gun control, immigration and U.S. energy policy.

Environmental Outlook: Saving Chocolate

February 7, 2012

It’s almost Valentine’s Day and Americans are expected to spend around seven hundred million dollars on chocolate. We consume almost three billion pounds of this sweet treat annually and we’re not alone. The world’s appetite...

Raising Awareness About Bladder Cancer

Raising Awareness About Bladder Cancer

August 2, 2010

Bladder cancer is the fifth most commonly diagnosed cancer in the U.S. and one of the most expensive to treat. Each year, more than 60,000 new cases are discovered and 14,000 Americans die from the disease. Guest host Susan Page and guests...

Implications of a Global Black Market for Botox

January 27, 2010

One of the world's deadliest poisons is the key ingredient in the popular anti-aging drug, Botox. The emerging global black market for Botox and growing concerns the toxin in the drug could be used in a bioterrorism attack.

National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Rocco Landesman

January 25, 2010

Rocco Landesman produced Broadway mega-hits like Angels in America and The Producers. He explains why he's come to Washington to chair the National Endowment for the Arts.

Robin Hazelwood: "Model Student" (Crown)

August 15, 2006

In the late 80s and early 90s, Robin Hazelwood juggled her studies at Yale with modeling jobs in New York, Paris, and Milan. Now, she gives us a peek behind the runway with her debut novel about a Columbia student-turned-fashionista.

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