Non-Fiction

William Kamkwamba & Bryan Mealer: "The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind" (William Morrow)

October 1, 2009

William Kamkwamba describes dreaming of bringing light to his village in Africa and how he taught himself physics and used spare parts to build a windmill that produced electricity.

[William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer answered some of...

Diana Welch and Liz Welch: "The Kids Are All Right" (Harmony Books)

September 29, 2009

Four siblings tell their versions of becoming orphans, being separated, and finally coming back together.

Dr. Andrew Weil: Why Our Health Matters (Hudson Street Press) (Rebroadcast)

September 20, 2009

Physician and best-selling author Andrew Weil on why health-care reform needs to change the entire medical system.

Jon Krakauer: "Where Men Win Glory" (Doubleday)

September 16, 2009

Pat Tillman walked away from a multi-million dollar N-F-L contract to fight with U-S special forces. He was killed in Afghanistan two years later. How the Army tried to keep his family and the public from learning the truth about his...

Dr. Andrew Weil: Why Our Health Matters (Hudson Street Press)

September 15, 2009

Physician and best-selling author Andrew Weil on why health-care reform needs to change the entire medical system.

Robert Leiken: "Europe's Angry Muslims:  The Revolt of the Second Generation"

Robert Leiken: "Europe's Angry Muslims: The Revolt of the Second Generation"

January 1, 1990

An American expert on national security challenges describes social policies affecting Muslim immigrants in France, the U.K. and Germany. He explains how these have affected recruitment to Islamic jihadist organizations and offers lessons for the U.S.

Michael Waldman: "The Second Amendment: A Biography"

January 1, 1990

A legal scholar on the history of the Constitutional right to bear arms. He argues that current gun laws are the result of political lobbying and distort the original intent of the Second Amendment.

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