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Nancy Horan: "Under The Wide And Starry Sky"

Nancy Horan: "Under The Wide And Starry Sky"

January 29, 2014

The author of “Loving Frank” has turned the life of Robert Louis Stevenson into a work of historical fiction. The unexpected love affair that saved Stevenson’s life.

Tim Gallagher: "Imperial Dreams: Tracking the Imperial Woodpecker Through the Wild Sierra Madre"

Tim Gallagher: "Imperial Dreams: Tracking the Imperial Woodpecker Through the Wild Sierra Madre"

April 25, 2013

A naturalist tracks the Imperial woodpecker through Mexico: He describes his dangerous expeditions through the Sierra Madre mountains to save a rare bird.

Jeff Chu: "Does Jesus Really Love Me? A Gay Christian's Pilgrimage in Search of God in America"

Jeff Chu: "Does Jesus Really Love Me? A Gay Christian's Pilgrimage in Search of God in America"

March 21, 2013

A journalist’s yearlong pilgrimage across the country to explore what it means to be gay and Christian in America.

U.S. Airlines And A Shortage Of Pilots

U.S. Airlines And A Shortage Of Pilots

November 15, 2012

U.S. airlines could soon be facing the biggest shortage of pilots in decades. How the industry is coping with mandatory retirement and stricter rules on flight experience.

Cheryl Strayed:  "Wild:  From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail" (Rebroadcast)

Cheryl Strayed: "Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail" (Rebroadcast)

October 8, 2012

Heartbreak and loss led a young woman to embark on an epic journey. Cheryl Strayed describes how she put her life back together while hiking the 1,100-mile Pacific Crest trail alone.

New Concerns Over Air Traffic Safety

August 7, 2012

Recent accounts of near collisions. Ensuring the safety of air travel as traffic increases and the Federal Aviation Administration transitions to a new control system.

Cheryl Strayed:  "Wild:  From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail"

Cheryl Strayed: "Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail"

March 28, 2012

Heartbreak and loss led a young woman to embark on an epic journey. Cheryl Strayed describes how she put her life back together while hiking the 1,100-mile Pacific Crest trail alone.

Friday News Roundup - Hour 1

August 5, 2011

A panel of journalists joins Diane to talk about the week's top stories: President Obama signed a compromise debt ceiling deal; a partial shutdown of the FAA furloughed thousands of airport workers; and top advisers departed from more than one Republican presidential campaign.

Airline Safety and Inspections

April 6, 2011

The emergency landing of a Southwest flight prompts new questions about airline safety. The FAA calls for changes in the way aging aircraft are maintained and checked worldwide. Diane and guests discuss the risks of air travel today.

Grace Pundyk: "The Honey Trail" (Rebroadcast)

Grace Pundyk: "The Honey Trail" (Rebroadcast)

December 29, 2010

Honey is a global food -- part of tradition, culture and trade. But it's not all sweet: The story also involves smuggling, deforestation and climate change. One woman explains what she found out when she went around the world in pursuit of...

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