History

The Administration's New Strategy to Fight Illegal Drug Use

The Administration's New Strategy to Fight Illegal Drug Use

May 12, 2010

The Obama administration's drug control strategy seeks to balance prevention, treatment and law enforcement. A new approach to reduce America's illegal drug use and its consequences.

Analysis of President Obama’s Pick for the Supreme Court

Analysis of President Obama’s Pick for the Supreme Court

May 10, 2010

President Obama plans to nominate Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court. A panel joins guest host Katty Kay to discuss Kagan's confirmation prospects and how she would affect the composition of the court.

Andrew Young & Kabir Sehgal: "Walk In My Shoes" (Palgrave/Macmillan)

Andrew Young & Kabir Sehgal: "Walk In My Shoes" (Palgrave/Macmillan)

April 29, 2010

As a top aide to Martin Luther King, Jr., Andrew Young has witnessed history and made his own. He and his godson, Kabir Sehgal discuss their new book of conversations about race, civil rights, faith and leadership.

President Obama's Leadership Style

President Obama's Leadership Style

April 21, 2010

President Obama's popularity has been falling at home but rising abroad: analysis of the president's leadership style, how it has evolved and his effectiveness in Washington and around the world.

Jim Lehrer: "Super"

Jim Lehrer: "Super"

April 20, 2010

Every night millions of viewers watch Jim Lehrer host the NewsHour on PBS. Many are also fans of his novels, plays and memoirs. He talks about his new book and journalism in the digital age.

The Rise of Militias and Hate Groups in the U.S.

The Rise of Militias and Hate Groups in the U.S.

March 31, 2010

A Christian militia in Michigan is charged with plotting against the U.S. and attempting to deploy weapons of mass destruction. How a weak economy, the election of the first African-American president and political extremism are fueling...

Environmental Outlook: Freshwater Fish

March 2, 2010

An environmental outlook on how hatchery fish alter the ecology of our inland waters.

Molly Caldwell Crosby: "Asleep"

March 1, 2010

A sleeping sickness epidemic in the wake of the 1918 influenza pandemic has been nearly forgotten. Scientists still don't know what caused it and why it suddenly disappeared, but they fear it could happen again.

Readers Review: "The Help" by Kathryn Stockett

February 25, 2010

Diane invites listeners to join a Readers' Review discussion of a novel that has touched a nerve with many people. It's topping best-seller lists across the country. "The Help" by Kathyrn Stockett centers on a young, white woman and two...

Canyon Sam: "Sky Train"

February 23, 2010

Tibetan women on the edge of history. A third-generation Chinese-American recounts the stories of four women in Tibet whose lives were torn apart when China took control in the 1950s.

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