Non-Fiction

Joan Biskupic: "American Original"

December 17, 2009

Justice Antonin Scalia is one of the most controversial, conservative, and most quoted Supreme Court justices in recent memory. A legal affairs reporter looks at the origins of his constitutional philosophy and his influence on the...

George Packer: "Interesting Times"

December 16, 2009

New Yorker staff writer George Packer on his post-nine-eleven travels through war zones, the pitfalls of idealism and the Obama administration's challenge of moving from rhetoric to policy.

Concerns About CT Scans and the Risk of Cancer

December 16, 2009

New studies indicate overexposure to radiation from CT scans could increase the risk of cancer and cause thousands of deaths. What the studies show and alternative diagnostic tests.

Andy Williams: "Moon River and Me" (Rebroadcast)

December 13, 2009

Diane talks with legendary entertainer, Andy Williams, about his seven decades in show business, his Emmy-winning variety show, and performing live at the age of eighty-two.

Andy Williams: "Moon River and Me"

December 10, 2009

Diane talks with legendary entertainer, Andy Williams, about his seven decades in show business, his Emmy-winning variety show, and performing live at the age of 82.

The Future of Medicare's Home Health Care Program

December 9, 2009

The Senate votes to slash billions from Medicare's home health care program. What the cuts mean for senior citizens and efforts to overhaul health care.

Roger G. Kennedy: "When Art Worked"

Roger G. Kennedy: "When Art Worked"

December 8, 2009

How government programs to employ artists served the nation during the Great Depression and could offer a model for creating jobs today. Art and the New Deal.

Analysis of President Obama's strategy for Afghanistan

December 2, 2009

President Obama makes the decision to send more troops to Afghanistan. Morning-after analysis of the President's plan and his exit strategy for the war.

Maya Soetoro-Ng

Maya Soetoro-Ng

December 1, 2009

President Barack Obama's mother spent fourteen years studying village industries in remote areas of Indonesia. His half-sister reflects on their mother's life, legacy, and recently published 1992 doctoral dissertation.

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