Religion

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.

Lisa Miller: "Heaven"

Lisa Miller: "Heaven"

March 25, 2010

An award-winning journalist draws on history and popular culture, biblical research and everyday beliefs to offer a new understanding of one of the most cherished —and shared— ideals of spiritual life.

The Catholic Church and the Child Sexual Abuse Scandal

The Catholic Church and the Child Sexual Abuse Scandal

March 23, 2010

The Roman Catholic Church responds to child-sexual abuse scandals in Europe.

Perspectives on the U.S.- Israel Rift

Perspectives on the U.S.- Israel Rift

March 17, 2010

Perspectives on a strained U.S.-Israel relationship.

Dr Francis Collins: "The Language of Life"

March 4, 2010

Genetic testing was once used only to detect rare diseases. Today, a revolution in human genetics means more Americans can personalize their treatment of conditions like diabetes, cancer and heart disease. The Director of the NIH discusses the future of personalized medicine.

News Roundup - Hour 2

February 26, 2010

The latest on the Marja offensive; the Dutch government collapses over its NATO commitment in Afghanistan; and India and Pakistan resume talks. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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.

Readers Review: "The Glass Room" by Simon Mawer

January 27, 2010

Diane invites you to join this month's readers' review. In the "The Glass Room" by Simon Mawer, a masterpiece of modern architecture acts as a window on the hopes and fears of its inhabitants.

Martha Sandweiss: "Passing Strange" (Penguin) (Rebroadcast)

January 18, 2010

Clarence King was a famed explorer, scientist, and hero of late nineteenth century history. But the blue-eyed and fair-skinned King also led a secret double life passing as a black man. A historian examines the secret King only revealed...

Tracy Chevalier: "Remarkable Creatures" (Dutton) (Rebroadcast)

January 17, 2010

A new historical novel from the best-selling author of "Girl With A Pearl Earring." It's the story about how one woman transcends class and social prejudice to uncover one of the most important discoveries of the nineteenth century.

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