Non-Fiction

Garret Keizer:  "The Unwanted Sound of Everything We Want"

Garret Keizer: "The Unwanted Sound of Everything We Want"

June 30, 2010

Noise and the human experience. Exploring sound through history and cultures. How noise can induce stress and disease in some, yet be considered beautiful music by others.

Bruce Henderson: "Hero Found"

Bruce Henderson: "Hero Found"

June 29, 2010

The story of Dieter Dengler, the U.S. Navy pilot who led a mass escape from a POW camp deep within Laos, becoming the longest-held American to escape captivity during the Vietnam War.

Monte Reel: "The Last of the Tribe"

Monte Reel: "The Last of the Tribe"

June 23, 2010

The story of a team of men who journey deep into the heart of the Amazon to find and protect a man believed to the lone survivor of an isolated tribe.

Donald Miller: "Father Fiction"

Donald Miller: "Father Fiction"

June 17, 2010

About 27 million American boys are being raised without a father in the house. One man's experience growing up fatherless and his efforts to help boys facing similar challenges.

Imtiaz Gul:  "The Most Dangerous Place"

Imtiaz Gul: "The Most Dangerous Place"

June 14, 2010

A veteran Pakistani reporter takes us into Pakistan's tribal areas and explains the dilemma facing the Obama administration as it tried to shape a new policy for Afghanistan.

James Patterson:  "Freedom Is Not Enough"

James Patterson: "Freedom Is Not Enough"

June 10, 2010

A renowned historian examines the origins of the Moynihan Report. Released 45 years ago, it described the deterioration of black family life in America's cities. He explores the report's aftermath and the impact of its arguments on modern...

Kevin Salwen and Hannah Salwen: "The Power of Half"

Kevin Salwen and Hannah Salwen: "The Power of Half"

June 2, 2010

What happens when a family decides to drop everything and donate half of their savings to charity? The story of the Salwen family and how their decision to sell their house and donate half of the earnings to charity brought them closer...

A.E. Hotchner: "Paul and Me" (Doubleday) (Rebroadcast)

A.E. Hotchner: "Paul and Me" (Doubleday) (Rebroadcast)

May 31, 2010

Author A.E. Hotchner's intimate account of his remarkable fifty-three year friendship with Hollywood icon Paul Newman. The two met on a television project in 1955. Many decades later, they started Newman's Own food line as a prank and...

Edward Weiler: "Hubble: A Journey Through Space and Time" (Abrams) (Rebroadcast)

Edward Weiler: "Hubble: A Journey Through Space and Time" (Abrams) (Rebroadcast)

May 31, 2010

A conversation with the scientist who oversaw the Hubble Space Telescope project.

Dominique Browning: "Slow Love"

Dominique Browning: "Slow Love"

May 25, 2010

The fast-charging, career-oriented editor-in-chief of Conde Nast's "House and Garden" describes how her life changed after the magazine folded. We learn how she lost a job and found a happier life.

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