Leisure & Lifestyle

Gwen Cooper: "Homer's Odyssey" (Delacorte Press)

August 25, 2009

When author Gwen Cooper was 24, she adopted a tiny, blind kitten. She describes their adventures as he grew into a three-pound �supercat.�

Melanie Gideon: "The Slippery Year" (Knopf)

August 4, 2009

A happily married woman offers a light-hearted but honest take on growing older, getting wiser, and what it takes to rediscover a passion for life.

The State of America's National Parks

July 27, 2009

Guest host, Susan Page, speaks with historian, Douglas Brinkley, and Department of Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, about President Theodore Roosevelt's vision for preserving America's wilderness and the future of our national parks and...

Larry Tye: "Satchel" (Random House)

July 20, 2009

Satchel Paige may have been the greatest pitcher in baseball history. the Negro-League star possessed a blazing fastball and helped pave the way for the integration of baseball. The life and legend of Satchel Paige.

Jay Dobyns: "No Angel" (Crown)

June 8, 2009

The first federal agent to infiltrate the Hell’s Angels on life inside the gang and what he learned about himself during the process.

Andrew Cherlin: "The Marriage-Go-Round" (Knopf)

May 28, 2009

Americans get married, divorced, and co-habitate more than people in any other Western country. A sociologist analyzes trends in our personal relationships.

Elizabeth Edwards: "Resilience" (RandomHouse) (Rebroadcast)

May 24, 2009

Elizabeth Edwards discusses challenges and adversities in her life, including her battle with breast cancer, efforts to reform the nation's health care system, and the fallout from her husband's affair.

Elizabeth Edwards: "Resilience" (RandomHouse)

May 21, 2009

Elizabeth Edwards discusses challenges and adversities in her life, including her battle with breast cancer, efforts to reform the nation's health care system, and the fallout from her husband's affair.

David Kessler: "The End of Overeating" (Rodale)

May 13, 2009

Former F-D-A Commissioner David Kessler on why Americans can't seem to stop eating, even when they're full. He talks about how the food industry promotes overeating and ways to fight back.

A Conversation with Ted Turner

May 7, 2009

From media mogul to philanthropist, Ted Turner discusses his life as a yachtsman, baseball team owner and bison rancher. The billionaire talks about his latest projects, including green energy advocacy.

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