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First broadcast in May, 1956 and now hosted by Alexander Heffner, The Open Mind is a thoughtful excursion into the world of ideas. Designed to elicit insights into contemporary areas of national concern, Open Mind explores challenges of the digital age, American politics and other emerging issues. These conversations are a primary resource available to students, teachers, researchers, archivists,

Episodes

Season 2019
Episode 13
South Carolina U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel talks about his new book "Unexampled...
Season 2019
Episode 12
Gizmodo investigative journalist Anna Merlan talks about her new book ""Republic of Lies...
Season 2019
Episode 11
Longtime executive Barie Carmichael discusses jobs, corporate stewardship, and the new...
Season 2019
Episode 10
News Literacy Project CEO Alan Miller discusses equipping students with skills to discern...
Season 2019
Episode 9
Common Cause Electoral Reform director Pam Wilmot discusses the National Popular Vote,...
Season 2019
Episode 8
Former State Department Advisor Chris Painter discusses digital security, foreign policy...
Season 2019
Episode 7
Harvard Professor of Education Anthony Jack discusses his new book “The Privileged Poor:...
Season 2019
Episode 6
Demos President Sabeel Rahman discusses the future of the Democratic Party, progressivism...
Season 2019
Episode 5
Novelist and Hutchins Center fellow ZZ Packer on civil rights, disobedience, and society
Season 2019
Episode 4
Annenberg Public Policy Center director Kathleen Hall Jamieson discusses political...
Season 2019
Episode 3
Former Ohio Governor John Kasich discusses preserving the Republican Party.
Season 2019
Episode 2
Sally Kohn, social activist and CNN commentator, talks about bigotry and her new book “...
Season 2019
Episode 1
Joy Buolamwini, founder of the Algorithmic Justice League, talks about facial recognition...

Specials

Mayor Peter Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana talks about democratic aspirations and...
Author Hesh Kestin talks about U.S.-Israel relations and his conversion from foreign...
Wikimedia Foundation executive director Katherine Maher talks about how to preserve truth...
Chair of Presidential Studies at Texas A...
W.K. Kellogg Community Philanthropy Chair Jason Franklin talks about how to reverse an...
Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to Russia Omar Saif Ghobash talks about his...
Former presidential candidate Evan McMullin talks about his conservative manifesto.
Cindy Cohn, executive director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, talks about...
Ken Roth, executive director of Human Rights Watch, talks about securing the blessings of...
Jean Bordewich of the Hewlett Foundation’s Madison Project and Betsy Wright Hawkings of...
Joel Simon, executive director of the Committee to Protect Journalists, talks about...
Emmy nominated creator of FX's The Americans Joe Weisberg talks about the U.S....
Media scholar Tim Wu talks about his new book The Attention Merchants: The Epic Scramble...
Jeffrey Herbst, president and CEO of the Newseum, talks about the future of free speech.
Carole Petersen, director of the Matsunaga Institute at the University of Hawaii, talks...
Jonathan Greenblatt, CEO of the Anti-Defamation League, talks about how social media are...
Tom Blanton, director of the National Security Archive at George Washington University,...
Caitlin Flanagan, editor of The Atlantic, talks about political correctness on the...
Jameel Jaffer, director of the Knight First Amendment Center at Columbia University,...
Peter Bale, CEO of the Center for Public Integrity, talks about disclosures in the public...
Katherine Cramer, director of the Morgridge Center for Public Service, University of...
Vincent Fella Hendricks, director of the Center for Information and Bubble Studies,...
Adult entertainer Asa Akira talks about her new book Dirty Thirty and the state of...
Kenneth Wollack, president of the National Democratic Institute, talks about the prospect...
Harvard University historian Elizabeth Hinton talks about her new book From the War on...
Brigade CEO Matt Mahan talks about a technological innovation to bridge the partisan...
Suzanne Nossel of the PEN American Center and Trevor Timm of the Freedom of the Press...
Bill Adair, creator of Politifact and Knight Professor of Journalism at Duke University,...
Cathy O’Neil talks about her new book Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases...
Emily Bell of the Tow Center and Jay Rosen of PressThink talk about social media’s...
Jennifer Keishin Armstrong on Seinfeldia: How a Show About Nothing Changed Everything
New York Times journalist Frank Bruni talks about an alternative to political coverage by...
Lila Tretikov, former executive director of the Wikimedia Foundation, talks about...
Ahmed Shihab-Eldin, HBO VICE Correspondent, talks about reporting from the Middle East...
Author and photographer Arlene Alda talks about the culture of the inner city.
Parag Khanna, author of Connectography: Mapping the Future of Globalization, talks about...
PBS CEO Paula Kerger talks about an independent media option in the age of clickbait.
Grammy-nominated guitarist Ottmar Liebert talks about creating a meditative calm for his...
Alexa Koenig, executive director of the Human Rights Center at the University of...
James Hansen of Columbia University’s Earth Institute talks about preserving the planet...
Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, talks about the science of...
Author Virginia Heffernan talks about her new book Magic & Loss
Mexican conservationist Gerardo Ceballos talks about the dramatic decay of biodiversity.
Washington Post columnist Margaret Sullivan considers the challenges of a free press.
Actor, Director, Producer Rob Reiner talks about directing Being Charlie, drugs and...
Martha Minow, Dean of Harvard Law School, talks about the state of America's legal system...
Philosopher Michael Lynch, author of The Internet of Us, talks about informed citizenship...
Anita Earls of the Southern Coalition for Social Justice talks about voter suppression at...
Public health historian David Rosner talks about origins of the lead epidemic in Flint,...
Yale scholar Wendell Wallach talks about how to keep technology from slipping beyond our...
Smithsonian Institution historian Jon Grinspan talks about how youth activism of the 19th...
Former President of Mexico and Director of the Yale Center on Globalization Ernesto...
Becca Heller, Founder and Director of the International Refugee Assistance Project, talks...
Dan Cohen, of the Digital Public Library of America, on democratizing information access
GoDaddy CEO Blake Irving talks about championing small business through the Internet.
Ben Rattray, founder of Change.org, talks about empowering people to participate in...
President of The Players’ Tribune Jaymee Messler talks about giving voice to athletes.
Chris Anderson, Curator of TED, talks about how big ideas can change lives.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Tom Frieden talks about combating...
Princeton University historian Eddie Glaude talks about the deepening racial chasm in...
Rockefeller Foundation's Claudia Juech talks about the meaning of well-being in a global...
Co-chairs Frank Fahrenkopf and Michael McCurry of The Commission on Presidential Debates...
Weill Cornell Medical Dean Laurie Glimcher talks about scientific discoveries combating...
Ernest Wilson, Dean of the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, talks about...
Rabbi Jonathan Sacks talks about how a unified interpretation of Abrahamic faiths can...
Karenna Gore, Director of the Center for Earth Ethics at Union Theological Seminary,...
Bestselling artist Moby talks about his worldview through environmental consciousness.
Jill Soloway, creator of the Amazon original series Transparent, talks about gender...
Annika Savill, head of the United Nations Democracy Fund, talks about how to strengthen...
Musician Guy Davis talks about the political activism of his newest album Kokomo Kidd
Harvard University earth scientist Naomi Oreskes talks about a climate change consensus.
Will Pelgrin, recently retired CEO of the Center for Internet Security, offers his...
J.B. Smoove of Curb Your Enthusiasm and Four Courses explains why the comic will never be...
John Opdycke, president of Open Primaries, talks about building non-partisan election...
Austin Beutner speaks candidly on the state of journalism prior to his departure as...
Maria Freire, President of the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health,...
Renowned author Salman Rushdie, talks about his latest work: Two Years Eight Months and...
Cofounder of Run for America and COO of the Mayday PAC Szelena Gray explains how...
Jeremy Ben-Ami, Founder and President of J Street and author of A New Voice for Israel:...
President of Purdue University and former Governor of Indiana, Mitch Daniels explains the...
Sister of President Barack Obama and founding board member of his Presidential Library...
President and CEO of The James L. Knight Foundation, Alberto Ibarguen discusses...
Prolific novelist and writer, the best-selling James Patterson talks about the importance...
Former Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, Senator Bob Graham talks...
Elizabeth Spayd, Editor-In-Chief and Publisher of Columbia Journalism Review and former...
Executive Director Louise Dubé talks about how to reinvigorate civics education through...
Michael Peterson, the CEO and President of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation talks about...
Director of the National institute for Civil Discourse, founded in response to the Tucson...
Associated Press CEO and President Gary Pruitt talks with Alexander Heffner about...
University of Notre Dame President and member of The Commission on Presidential Debates,...
Twitter co-founder and author of "Things a Little Bird Told Me" reflects on the creation...
The third-longest currently serving member of the House of Representatives, Congressman...
Author of "Sex and the Founding Fathers," American historian Thomas Foster examines the...
Grammy Award-winning singer Macy Gray considers how today's music, as her distinctively...
CBS Sunday Morning Correspondent Mo Rocca considers the imagination of American...
Founder and CEO of Citizen University Eric Liu discusses his new Aspen Institute...
"Curb Your Enthusiasm" mainstay Susie Essman unpacks her bitingly hilarious comedy as...
Longtime Chief of Staff to Vice President Biden, former U.S. Senator Ted Kaufman...
Former Obama Administration U.S. Solicitor General Neal Katyal explains how the Supreme...
Professor of Political Philosophy at the Institute for Advanced Study and author of Our...
Business titan 1871 CEO Howard Tullman defines his principles of a data-driven economy...
Senior correspondent on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Aasif Mandvi...
The longest serving Independent in the US Congress Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont...
Executive Director of the Innocence Project Maddy deLone discusses what is owed,...
HBO "Girls" Actor, director and screenwriter, Alex Karpovsky considers whether...
Richard Blanco, the first openly gay Presidential Inaugural Poet, narrates the bilingual...
An original founder of the Green Jobs Movement, Kate Gordon, Director of Energy and...
Founder and CEO Col Needham explores the creation of the Internet Movie Database (IMDb)...
The first medical doctor elected to the U.S. Senate since 1928, former Majority Leader...
School of the Art Institute of Chicago president and former National Science Foundation...
Critic William Deresiewicz elaborates on his critique of the Ivy League and higher...
A 1993 graduate and now Director of the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop Lan Samantha...
NBA Hall of Famer, former U.S. Senator from New Jersey and 2000 Presidential Candidate...
Astra Taylor argues that classical media hierarchies are hijacking the populist promise...
PBS and FCC Chairman Emeritus Newton Minow recounts the history of public television's...
Harvard Kennedy School Professor Leah Wright Rigueur discusses her new book "The...
Boston University's Feld Professor of Emerging Media James Katz assesses President Obama'...
British-Iranian journalist Ramita Navai discusses the hidden lives of modern Tehran and...
106th New York City Mayor David Dinkins reflects on his mayoralty and comparisons of his...
Chairwoman of the Mozilla Foundation, creator of one of the world's most successful Web...
Founder of the China Market Research Group, Shaun Rein discusses his new book, "The End...
Tony award-winning actress Joanna Gleason introduces her Master Class Acting Workshop...
Former Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation Sue Gardner discusses how Wikipedia...
Wikimedia Foundation leader Sue Gardner discusses how Wikipedia became the world's most...
Guest: Elie Wiesel, Editorial Panel: Dr. James Wall & Roger Rosenblatt
Guest: Ronald Caffrey, Editorial Panel: Aric Press & David Anderson
Guest: Amb. Meir Rosenne, Editorial Panel: Dr. James Wall & Daniel Henninger
Guest: Dr. Mathilde Krim, Editorial Panel: Diane Camper & Lewis Lapham
Guest: Rudolph W. Giuliani, Editorial Panel: Tom Wicker & Aric Press
Founder and CEO of Iraq...
American Civil Liberties Union President Susan Herman reviews the 2014 Supreme Court...
Award winning singer/songwriter of "Lift Your Spirit," artistic phenom Aloe Blacc...
Wesleyan University President Michael Roth grapples with the future of American higher...
Professor of American Legal History at Harvard University, Annette Gordon-Reed explores...
Award-winning media writer and NPR's first-ever TV critic Eric Deggans explores the...
Carrie Sheffield, Columnist for Forbes, and Taylor Jo Isenberg, National Director of the...
Former New York Times journalist Bill Keller discusses his new venture as Editor-in-Chief...
Internet trailblazer, comedic philosopher and author of the New York Times best-selling...
Richard Heffner's Open Mind begins anew with grandson Alexander Heffner as Host. The...
An “In Memoriam” to Richard D. Heffner, author, teacher and long-time producer/host of...
Author, Ira Katznelson, discusses his new book about the age of Franklin Roosevelt and...
Everette E. Dennis, Dean and CEO of NU-Q, Northwestern University in Qatar discusses the...
Political scientist and historian Daniel Jonah Goldhagen discusses his disturbing new...
Attorney Mark Zauderer discusses the pros and cons of the rigid mandatory retirement...
Director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care, geriatrician Dr. Diane Meier continues...
Director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care, geriatrician Dr. Diane Meier discusses...
Rabbi J. Rolando Matalon of Congregation B'nai Jeshurun in New York continues his...
Founding Dean of the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, Stephen Shepard discusses his...
Chief of Transplant Surgery and Director of the Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Programs...
Program Director of the Working Longer program of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Dr....
Formerly a Time magazine writer and Senior Vice President of the Heritage Foundation,...
Dr. David Blumenthal, President of the Commonwealth Fund and author of "The Heart of...
President of The Commonwealth Fund Dr. David Blumenthal discusses his book, "The Heart of...
Guest: Gen. Winant Sidle, Editorial Panel: Louis D. Boccardi & Sydney Gruson
Guest: Bishop Thomas J. Gumbleton, Editorial Panel: Kenneth L. Wooward & Joseph Sobran
Guest: Father J. Bryan Hehir, Editorial Panel: Tom Wicker and Frank Devine
Guest: Lester Thurow, Editorial Panel: Peter Passell and Susan Lee
Guest: Chalres Z. Wick, Editorial Panel: Tom Wicker and Walter Isaacson
Guest: Senator Christopher Dodd, Editorial Panel: David Alpern and Jo Thomas
Guest: General David C. Jones, Editorial Panel: Robert Semple, Jr. and Louis D. Boccardi
Guest: Rep. Les Aspin, Editorial Panel: Peter Passell & Susan Lee
Guest: James R. Schlesinger, Editorial Panel: Peter Passell & Susan Lee
Two former Secretary of States, Dr. Henry Kissinger and Gen. Alexander Haig, discuss...
Guest: Senator John P. East, Editorial Panel: Dr. James Wall and Louis D. Boccardi
Guest: Amb. Arthur A. Hartman, Editorial Panel: Tom Wicker and William Rusher
Guest: Zehdi Labib Terzi, Editorial Panel: Anthony Lewis and Robert Bartley
Guest: Amb. Estaban Takacs, Editorial Panel: Robert Kleiman & Louis D. Boccardi
Editor's Rountable with Alvin Shuster, Kenneth Gilmore, Susan Lee & David Alpern
Guest: Richard A. Viguerie, Editorial Panel: Susan Lee & Victor Navasky
President of the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, Dr. Arthur Levine...
Guest: Senator Arlen Specter, Editorial Panel: Diane Camper & Kurt Anderson
Guest: Jeremy Rifkin, Editorial Panel: Roger Rosenblatt & Daniel Henninger
Guest: Victor Gotbaum, Guest Editors: Susan Lee & Peter Passell
Dr. Allan Goodman, President of the Institute of International Education, and noted...
Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Dr. Herbert...
NYU School of Business Research Professor, Ralph Gomory discusses his recent article...
Victor Navasky, Chairman of The Columbia Journalism Review, discusses with all the...
Victor Navasky, Chairman of The Columbia Journalism Review, discusses its May/June 2013...
The young General Counsel of the NY Times in 1971, when the Nixon Administration...
One of the nation's most prestigious free speech, free press Amendment advocates, Floyd...
Today it tells the story of a humorous philosopher, professional joy-giver who is one of...
Guest: Feldstein, Martin Editorial Panel: Susan Lee & Peter Passell (4/17/83)
Guest: Dr. Norman B. Ture Editorial Panel: Harry Anderson & Peter Passell (10/17/82)
Guest: Marwan Al-Kasim Editorial Panel: David Alpern & Robert Kleiman (10/3/82)
Guest: Rep. Claude Pepper Editorial Panel: Mitchell Levitas & Susan Lee (10/3/82)
Guest: Malcolm T. Baldrige Editorial Panel: Robert Bartley & Tom Wicker (8/8/82)
Guest: Robert Strauss Editorial Panel: Louis D. Boccardi & David Jones (6/8/84)
Guest: Governor Mario Cuomo Editorial Panel: Jack Rosenthal & William Rusher (6/1/84)
Guest: Senator Jeremiah Denton Editorial Panel: Tom Wicker & Dr. James Wall (5/17/84)
Guest: Abdulluh Hafez Editorial Panel: Mitchell Levitas & Russell Watson (12/14/83)
Guest: Governor Richard Snelling Editorial Panel: Jim Wright & Hugh Price (5/16/82)
Editorial Panel: Robert Kleiman & Joseph Kraft
Howard Rubenstein, President of Rubenstein Associates, one of the country's most...
Teacher, author, historian, witness and survivor, Nobel Peace Laureate Elie Wiesel...
Rabbi J. Rolando Matalon discusses religion and social activism.
Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick discuss a controversial ten-part Showtime television...
Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick discuss a controversial ten-part Showtime television...
Historian Susan Dunn discusses her new Yale University Press volume titled "1940 - FDR,...
Steve Coll, the new Dean of Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism,...
Steve Coll, the new Dean of Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism,...
Journalist Andrew Ross Sorkin, a financial columnist for the New York Times, discusses...
Journalist Andrew Ross Sorkin, a financial columnist for the New York Times, discusses...
Dr. Richard A. Friedman discusses whether media violence contribute to real life violence.
Bill Keller, an Op-Ed columnist for The New York Times, discusses “Panel at the Times...
Bill Keller, an Op-Ed columnist for The New York Times, discusses his intriguing column...
Investigative journalist-lawyer-businessman Steven Brill discusses his highly publicized...
Today we celebrate the much honored broadcast journalist Mike Wallace, who died in April...
Today we celebrate the New York Times late, great reporter, editor and columnist Tom...
Journalist Lynn Povich explains why the story of her book "The Good Girls Revolt" still...
Pulitzer Prize winner Max Frankel discusses his 1971 affidavit on state secrets, its...
Congressman Newt Gingrich discusses the role of The Conservative Opportunity Society in...
Senator Richard Lugar discusses the War Powers Act and our commitments and interests...
Chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, Senator Richard Lugar discusses...
Psychotherapist and parent educator Dr. Elaine Heffner discusses parenting and her new...
NYU President John Sexton discusses American culture and the future of civil society.
NYU President John Sexton discusses his book on the game of baseball and how it can...
Chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisors, Murray Weidenbaum discusses...
Former National Security Advisor to President Carter, Zbigniew Brzezinski discusses the...
Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, Pete Domenici of New Mexico discusses President...
Undersecretary of the Treasury for Monetary Affairs, economist Beryl Sprinkel discusses...
President of the President's Commission on Social Security, Alan Greenspan, discusses the...
Economist and Former Chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisors, Alan...
Economist Alan Greenspan, Former Chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisors...
Staff Director of the U.S. Civil Rights Commission, Linda Chavez, discusses the future of...
Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Vice Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee,...
N.Y.C. Police Commissioner Robert J. McGuire discusses the problem of crime in America.
California Senator Alan Cranston discusses the implications of the success of President...
Celebrated journalist and author Robert Caro discusses his latest installment on the life...
Former U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador, Robert E. White, discusses the issue of right-wing...
Executive Director of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People,...
Chairman of the Civil Rights Commission, Clarence Pendleton, Jr., discusses the Civil...
Celebrated journalist and author Robert Caro discusses his latest installment on the life...
Celebrated journalist and author Robert Caro discusses his latest installment on the life...
President and CEO of New York-Presbyterian Hospital Dr. Herbert Pardes discusses the...
Presidential Science Advisor Dr. George A. Keyworth discusses President Reagan's...
President Reagan's Secretary of Education Terrel H. Bell is questioned about the...
Nobel peace Prise Laureate Elie Wiesel discusses his new book "Open Heart," which deals...
Mark Palmer, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs, discusses the...
Defense attorney Judith Lindahl discusses the New Bedford rape trial, which was widely...
Dr. Pauline Chen discusses the doctor-patient relationship.
Motion Picture Association of America President Jack Valenti discusses the video tape...
Senator and presidential candidate Ernest F. Hollings discusses the deficit.
Former Chairman of the U.S. Civil Rights Commission Arthur Flemming discusses a recent...
Transplant surgeon and writer of The New York Times' "Doctor and Patient" column, Dr....
Director of the Office of Government Ethics David Martin discusses the selling of...
Chief economist and managing director of Salomon Brothers, Henry Kaufman, discusses the...
Writer of The New York Times' "Economic Scene" column, Eduardo Porter, discusses money in...
Dr. Peter Bach B. Bach discusses the issue of terminally ill patients and making...
New York trial and appellate attorney Mark Zauderer discusses changes in law schools and...
Dr. John Rowe discusses health in our aging society.
David Alpern, Mitchell Levitas, Susan Lee, and Dick Oliver evaluate the first year of the...
Federal Trade Commission Chairman James C. Miller discusses the fate of the Reagan...
Lincoln Center's President Reynold Levy discusses cultural institutions in America,...
Dr. Ruth Westheimer discusses her new book about caring for those with alzheimer's...
Dr. Ruth Westheimer and Richard Heffner discuss her life and career and contemporary...
Dr. Eric Wanner, the erudite President of The Russell Sage Foundation discusses the...
First Amendment advocate Floyd Abrams discusses Citizens United.
Ohio Senator John Glenn reacts to President Reagan's State of the Union Address.
Diplomat, historian, attorney Ambassador William J. vanden Heuvel discusses Roosevelt...
Karen Davis, an economist with a distinguished career in public policy and research,...
Alan Greenspan is questioned by Richard Heffner, Anthony Lewis of The New York Times, and...
Karen Davis, an economist with a distinguished career in public policy and research,...
Writer teacher, historian, and Nobel Prize Laureate Elie Wiesel discusses how his beliefs...
The RAND Corporation's Dr. Nicole Maestas discusses retirement and the American economy.
The RAND Corporation's Dr. Nicole Maestas discusses retirement and the American economy.
Founder of the Center for Advancing Health, Dr. Jessie Gruman discusses the notion of...
Mark Zauderer and "The Cautionary Tale of Dewey & LeBoeuf"
Author Doron Weber discusses his book Immortal Bird: A Family Memoir.
PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger continues the discussion on public media.
Roy Godson, assistant professor of government at Georgetown University and editor of the...
PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger discusses the status of public television in America.
Editor of the Sunday New York Times Book Review Sam Tanenhaus discusses the trajectory of...
Historian and biographer of American Conservatism Sam Tanenhaus discusses notions of the...
New York Times Personal Health Columnist Jane Brody discusses American health behavior.
Professor of History at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York David...
Sunday New York Times Book Review Editor Sam Tanenhaus discusses how he thinks bookish...
Executive Director of the Center for International Studies at the Massachusetts Institute...
Richard Heffner speaks with Dr. Peter Bach, Director of the Center for Health Policy and...
Richard Heffner revisits a 2003 program with guest Andy Rooney, in memoriam.
International lawyer and historian Ambassador William J. Vanden Heuvel and Dr. Cynthia...
International lawyer and historian Ambassador William J. Vanden Heuvel and Dr. Cynthia...
Michael J. Copps of the Federal Communications Commission discusses the Fairness Doctrine...
FCC member Michael J. Copps discusses television and journalism and their interests'...
New York Times reporter David Segal discusses lawyers and law school.
New York University historian Kim Phillips-Fein discusses the Roosevelt counter-...
Editor and publisher of The American Lawyer, Steven Brill discusses American media and...
Writer of The New Yorker's "Comment" section, Hendrik Hertzberg discusses the...
Richard Heffner speaks with free speech advocate Floyd Abrams.
Richard Heffner speaks with free speech advocate Floyd Abrams.
Writer of "Comment" at The New Yorker Henrik Hertzberg discusses President Obama's term...
Former Girl Scouts CEO and current head of The Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute...
Former New York Times education journalist Fred Hechinger discusses American education.
Rutgers Communications professor Dr. James E. Katz discusses the impact of communication...
Mathematician Dr. Ralph E. Gomory discusses the country's interest and policies.
Journalist and cultural comentator Ken Auletta discusses dispositions toward the media.
David Steinberg on Higher Educuation
Student and political journalist Alexander Heffner discusses the youth vote in the...
New York Times' Cultural Critic-at-Large Edward Rothstein discusses myths about genius.
Former FCC Chairman Newton Minow discusses the state of mass media decades after his...
The New York Times' Cultural Critic-at-Large Edward Rothstein discusses the legacy and...
Dr. Vartan Gregorian discusses the purpose of foundations.
Richard Heffner speaks with three-time Governor of New York Mario Cuomo.
Chair of the soon-to-be completed Louis J. Kahn-designed Franklin D. Roosevelt Four...
Corporate attorney Ira Millstein discusses American business and corporate governance.
Corporate lawyer Ira Millstein discusses American business and corporate governance.
Sunday New York Times Book Review Editor Sam Tanenhaus discusses the printed word.
Mark C. Zauderer, Esq. of Flemming, Zulack, Williamsion & Zauderer, LLP discusses...
Public opinion expert Daniel Yankelovich wants to help Americans make their decisions...
President of the Federal Bar Council Mark Zaudederer discusses the legal profession.
President of the Federal Bar Council Mark Zauderer discusses forced retirement in the...
Public opinon analyst Daniel Yankelovich discusses the difficulty of knowing or relating...
Public opinon analyst Daniel Yankelovich describes how conflict may be transformed into...
Public opinon analyst Daniel Yankelovich discusses his concerns around freedom of...
Public opinon analyst Daniel Yankelovich discusses American business attitudes.
Editor of the Sunday New York Times Book Review Sam Tanenhaus discusses truth and...
Robert Darnton discusses the ongoing production of historical narrative.
Boston College Psychology Professor Ellen Winner discusses the importance of school art...
Princeton historian Sean Wilentz discusses notions of history.
Boston College political science professor Dr. Alan Wolfe discusses "the new politics of...
Princeton historian Sean Wilentz discusses 1974-2008.
Writer, teacher, and Nobel Prize Laureate Elie Wiesel discusses morality, hospitality,...
Writer, teacher, and Nobel Prize Laureate Elie Wiesel discusses his position on the PC...
Writer, teacher, and Nobel Prize Laureate Elie Wiesel discusses anti-Semitism.
Writer, teacher, and Nobel Prize Laureate Elie Wiesel discusses anti-semitism, stunted...
Writer, teacher, and Nobel Prize Laureate Elie Wiesel discusses anti-Semitism.
Writer, teacher, and Nobel Prize Laureate Elie Wiesel discusses capital punishment.
President of New York's United Federation of Teachers Randi Weingarten discusses the...
President of Lafayette College in Pennsylvania Dr. Daniel H. Weiss discusses small-scale...
Author William H. Whyte updates his views on "The Organization Man."
Actor Sam Waterston discusses the intersections of politics and celebrity.
Professor and University Research Chair in Democracy and Education at the University of...
Edwin Gould Academy founder Dr. Thomas L. Webber discusses his coming-of-age memoir.
Author Joseph Weisberg discusses his novel "An Ordinary Spy."
GateWay Early College High School Principal Yvonne Watterson discusses immigration and...
Harvard Historian Robert Darnton discusses the Google Books Library Project.
Actor Eli Wallach discusses the evolution of American motion picture content.
President of the Russel Sage Foundation Dr. Eric Wanner discusses inequality in America.
President of the Russel Sage Foundation Dr. Eric Wanner discusses immigration issues in...
President of the Russel Sage Foundation Dr. Eric Wanner discusses the value of social...
Senior Lecturer Emerita at the UC Berkeley School of Social Welfare Judith S. Wallerstein...
President of the Russel Sage Foundation Dr. Eric Wanner discusses inequality in America.
Author and former Chief Judge of New York State's Court of Appeals Sol Wachtler discusses...
United Methodist clergyman Dr. James Wall discusses the role religion plays in politics...
Julie Salamon discuses her portrait of the Pulitzer and Tony Award winning playwright.
Television producer and People for the American Way founder Norman Lear discusses...
Middle East journalist and scholar Milton Viorst discusses book Storm From the East......
President of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Dr. Harold Varmus discusses doing...
Frances Vasquez, principal of Morris High School in the South Bronx, discusses the...
Lead reporter for the New York Times prize winning 1996 series on "The Downsizing of...
President of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Dr. Harold Varmus discusses doing...
Television producer and supporter of People for the American Way Norman Lear discusses...
Editor and pubsliher of The Nation Katrina vanden Huevel discusses what changes are to be...
President of the Ford Foundation Franklin Thomas discusses the tie between citizen and...
ProPublica General Manager Richard Tofel discusses the need for journalism in the public...
Assistant National News Editor for the New York Times Jo Thomas discusses journalistic...
Charles Darwin Professor of Anthropology at Rutgers University Lionel Tiger sees an...
Biographer and editor Sam Tanenhaus discusses contemporary writing and books.
Biographer and editor Sam Tanenhaus discusses contemporary writing and books.
Biographer and editor Sam Tanenhaus discusses the fate of conservatism in America.
Biographer and editor Sam Tanenhaus discusses the fate of conservatism in America.
Physician and medical professor Dr. Richard P. Cohen discusses the medical profession.
Author Claire Sterling discusses organized crime.
Founding editor of Ms. Magazine Gloria Steinem discusses the 20th century women's...
Chicago Law School Professor of Jurisprudence Cass R. Sunstein discusses the need to...
Psychriatry professor Dr. Michael H. Stone discusses "the poverty of the rich."
Founding editor of Ms. Magazine Gloria Steinem discusses the 20th century women's...
Author Claire Sterling discusses organized crime.
Director of the Urban Institute's Program on Retirement Policy Richard W. Johnson...
Writer, editor of Ms. Magazine, and political activist Gloria Steinem discusses Marilyn...
Psychologist Dr. Ervin Staub considers why someone might come to another's aid.
Barnard College President Dr. Debora L. Spar discusses single-sex education.
Attorney General of New York Eliot Spitzer discusses financial regulations.
Billionaire George Soros gives his critique of the benevolent magic of the marketplace.
Behavioral medicine professor Dr. Richard P. Sloan discusses growing religiosity in...
Deputy Editorial Page Editor of the New York Times David Shipley discusses the place of...
City University of New York's Graduate School of Journalism Dean Stephen Shepard...
New York University President John Sexton discusses the special role universities play.
American historian and journalist Rick Shenkman discusses the American voter.
New York University Law School Dean John Sexton discusses dogmatism Vs. civil discourse.
New York University President John Sexton discusses the geographic growtn of colleges.
President of New York University John Sexton discusses what makes a university a sacred...
New York University Law School Dean John Sexton discusses pervasive dogmatism in American...
New York University Law School Dean John Sexton discusses NYU's expansion to Abu Dhabi...
New York University Law School Dean John Sexton discusses dogmatism Vs. civil discourse.
Communications professor Michael Schudson discusses journalism and democracy.
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Psychriatrist Dr. Sally Satel discusses her thoughts on how political correctness is...
Communications professor Michael Schudson discusses journalism and democracy.
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Retired Federal Appeals Court Judge Lee Sarokin discusses his move from judge to blogger.
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Richard Heffner talks with the public relations guru of modern America, Howard Rubenstein.
Howard Rubenstein considers the profession of public relations.
New York Times Company Foundation President Jack Rosenthal
Time/Life/Fortune journalist Roy Rowan discusses discusses the emergence of modern China...
Judge Harold Rothwax discusses the criminal justice system.
Richard Heffner talks with the public relations guru of modern America, Howard Rubenstein.
Cardiologist and clinical professor Dr. Isadore Rosenfeld discusses modern medicine.
Cardiologist and clinical professor Dr. Isadore Rosenfeld discusses medicine and medical...
Cardiologist and clinical professor Dr. Isadore Rosenfeld discusses medicine and medical...
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The New Republic's Legal Affairs Editor Jeffrey Rosen discusses security and freedom post...
Roger Rosenblatt of Time Magazine discusses recounts his journey to five war zones.
The New Republic's Legal Affairs Editor Jeffrey Rosen discusses the judicial system.
Albany, New York Times Union Editor Harry Rosenfeld discusses the American press and...
Professor Emeritus of Medicine and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School Dr. Arnold S...
Boston University Professor of Journalism Caryl Rivers discusses trends in the alignment...
Katie Roiphe discusses contemporary feminism.
Professor Emeritus of Medicine and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School Dr. Arnold S...
Washington Post journalist Sally Quinn discusses the threat of bioterrorism.
Law professor David Rabban discusses the First Amendment in the real world.
Pediatrician Irwin Redlener discusses disaster preparedness.
Activist-attorney and Michael A. Rebell, Esq. discusses the Teachers College's Campaign...
Washington Post journalist Sally Quinn discusses the threat of bioterrorism.
Professor of Medicine Dr. Robert Michels discusses trends in psychiatry.
Sociology professor Dr. David Popenoe discusses the importance of fatherhood and marriage...
Sociology professor Dr. David Popenoe discusses the importance of fatherhood and marriage...
Betsy Prioleau discusses the post-feminist future.
Leading legal scholar Monroe Price discusses the search for identity in the AIDS era.
Neurology and Neuroscience Chief at New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center Dr. Fred...
Federal Trade Commission Chairman Robert Pitofsky discusses the violent entertainment...
National Urban League President Hugh B. Price discusses American society.
Expert in marriage and the law, Harriet Pilpel discusses matrimony in contemporary...
Expert in marriage and the law, Harriet Pilpel discusses matrimony in contemporary...
Expert in marriage and the law, Harriet Pilpel discusses matrimony in contemporary...
Former Secretary of Commerce Peter G. Peterson discusses the financial future of the...
Former Secretary of Commerce Peter G. Peterson discusses fiscal conservatism.
Peter G. Peterson of The Blackstone Group and the Council on Foreign Relations, among...
President and CEO of New York Presbyterian Hospital Dr. Herbert Pardes discusses the...
President and CEO of New York Presbyterian Hospital Dr. Herbert Pardes discusses the...
Yale sociologist Charles Perrow discusses the world of high risk technologies.
Columbia University Psychoanalytic director Dr. Ethel Person discusses the probability of...
New York Times writer Joe Nocera discusses "The Saints and Scoundrels of American...
New York Times Ombudsman Daniel Okrent discusses his career and the field of journalism.
Publisher Peter Osnos discusses traditional book distribution problems.
The New York Times' Public Editor Daniel Okrent discusses the ethics of contemporary...
The New York Times' Public Editor Daniel Okrent discusses the ethics of contemporary...
Richard Heffner speaks with one of his favorite journalists, Bill Moyers.
Cancer researcher Sir Paul Nurse discusses scientists and their role in public affairs.
Nobel Laureate Sir Paul Nurse discusses science's financially interested parties.
AARP CEO Bill Novelli discusses the progress of American Life and the efforts of the AARP.
NYU Law professor Burt Neuborne discusses the law and due process in the courts.
NYU Law professor Burt Neuborne discusses the law, due process in the courts, and The...
NYU Law professor Burt Neuborne discusses the law and due process in the courts.
Journalist Victor Navasky discusses the influence and ethics of journalism.
Journalist Victor Navasky discusses the influence and ethics of journalism.
Richard Heffner speaks with one of his favorite journalists.
Business and financial editor Gretchen Morgenson discusses America's corporate community.
Business and financial editor Gretchen Morgenson discusses America's corporate community.
Richard Heffner's favorite broadcaster and friend Bill Moyers helps celebrate Open Mind's...
New York Times correspondent Judith Miller discusses her books on germs and biological...
Manhattan District Attorney Robert M. Morgenthau discusses the war on drugs.
Lawfirm partner and Yale Associate Dean Ira M. Millstein discusses corporations,...
Cornell psychiatry chairman Dr. Robert Michels discusses a tie between altruism and the...
Cornell psychiatry chairman Dr. Robert Michels discusses the future of psychiatry.
Cornell psychiatry chairman Dr. Robert Michels discusses doctors and prescriptions.
Cornell psychiatry chairman Dr. Robert Michels discusses 20th century ethical issues in...
Profesorr of geriatrics, medicine, and medical ethics Dr. Diane E. Meier discusses...
Profesorr of geriatrics, medicine, and medical ethics Dr. Diane E. Meier discusses...
Harvard cognition and education professor Howard Gardner discusses educating for the...
Sociology professor and author Gary T. Marx discusses and questions "necessary evils."
American historian Richard L. McCormick discusses the idea of the university, public and...
Distinguished physician Paul Marks discusses hospitals and preventative medicine.
Richard Heffner speaks with journalist David Margolick.
Richard Heffner speaks with the New York Times' John Darnton, a newsman's newsman.
Dr. Joanne Lynn discusses her book for dying patients.
Dr. Nan Lu discusses his work as Founding Director of the Traditional Chinese Medicine...
Attorney Jack Litman discusses the conflict of defending people who are often criminals.
Dr. Joanne Lynn discusses her book for dying patients.
Author Michael Lind discusses his book about the South and George W. Bush.
Dr. Michael Lewis continues the discussion of determining the future in the present.
Free Speech Ombudsman Tony Lewis discusses his book "Freedom for the Thought That We Hate...
Pediatric and psychiatric professor Dr. Michael Lewis discusses his rejection of...
Pulitzer Prize winning reporter Anthony Lewis continues the discussion of freedom of...
Writer Bernard Henri-Levy discusses his observations on democracy in contemporary America.
Woodrow Wilson National Foundation President Dr. Arthur Levine focuses on questions of...
Lincoln Center for Performing Arts President Reynold Levy discusses asking and giving in...
Teachers College President Arthur Levine discusses the realities of "No Child Left Behind...
Teachers College President Dr. Arthur Levine discusses how schools can educate for...
Columbia College Dean Dr. Michele Moody-Adams discusses liberal arts education.
Historian, journalist, and Dean of Columbia Journalism School Nicholas Lemann discusses...
Max Lerner discusses his book "Wrestling with the Angel: A Memoir of My Triumph Over...
Historian, journalist, and Dean of Columbia Journalism School Nicholas Lemann discusses...
Teachers College President Dr. Arthur Levine discusses teaching America's teachers.
Historian William E. Leuchtenburg discusses The American Presidency, his area of...
Harvard psychology professor Ellen J. Langer discusses her book "On Becoming an Artist."
Richard Heffner speaks with American Masters executive producer Susan Lacy.
Businessman and philanthropist Eugene M. Lang discusses Project Pericles, a program for...
Leading genetics researcher Dr. Philip Leder discusses the implications of recent...
Judith F. Krug discusses censhorhip in relation to American libraries.
Research scientist Dr. Mathilde Krim discusses AIDS from a 1986 perspective.
Intellectual freedom specialist Judith Krug discusses the censorship of books in the U.S.
Research scientist Dr. Mathilde Krim discusses the AIDS epidemic.
Dr. Mathilde Krim updates the Open Mind with an overview of AIDS.
Paul Krugman discusses his book on The New Deal and its aftermath.
Princeton Economics professor Paul Kurgman shares his economic insights, observations,...
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Essayist and New Republic editor Charles Krauthammer discusses moral distinctions and...
Princeton Economics professor Paul Kurgman shares his economic insights, observations,...
Alfie Kohn discusses his book No Contest: The Case Against Competition.
Author and editor Michael Korda discusses writing about history.
Author and editor Michael Korda discusses his work and the business of writing.
Dr. William H. Masters and Robert C. Kolodny discuss sex and public health from a 1988...
Author and editor Michael Korda discusses his work and the business of writing.
Rockefeller Foundation President Dr. John H. Knowles discusses the doctor-patient...
Public Policy Professor at Berkeley David L. Kirp discusses the marketing of higher...
Chief Judge Judith S. Kaye considers how to work toward justice in our time.
New York City Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly discusses the NYPD response to the...
New York City Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly discusses police mobilization against...
Communications professor Dr. James E. Katz discusses the explosion of communications and...
Richard Heffner's Open Mind celebrates Dr. Fred Plum, the pioneering former chairman of...
Pulitzer Prize winner Alex Jones discusses his book on news and its evolution within the...
Writer Susan Jacoby discusses her book "The Age of American Unreason."
Kirk B. Johnson, General Counsel to the American Medical Association, discusses the free...
Journalist Haynes Johnson discusses his book "The Age of Anxiety."
Pulitzer Prize winner Alex Jones discusses his book on news and its evolution within the...
Pulitzer Prize winner Alex Jones discusses his book on news and its evolution within the...
Eminent medical scientist Sir Paul Nurse discusses the relationship between scientists...
Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer draws comparisons between presidential transitions and...
Harold Holzer discusses Abraham Lincoln and how he came to be a subject of focus.
Henrik Hertzberg discusses "Politics, Observations and Arguments, 1966 to 2004."
New Yorker writer Henrik Hertzberg discusses politics and the media.
Author, economist, and social critic Sylvia Ann Hewlitt discusses child care in America.
Shere Hite discusses her book about the high level of dissatisfaction among women.
Two members of the matrimonial bar, Paula S. Seider and Adria S. Hillman discuss the...
Steven Heller discusses how branding came to be such an important value.
New Yorker writer Henrik Hertzberg discusses politics and the media.
Kay Hymowitz discusses how childhood is being taught and bought into oblivion.
Free speech advocate Marjorie Heins discusses her book "Not in Front of the Children:...
Fred Hechinger discusses an essay on the important role of secondary schools.
Harriet Van Horne, Merrill Panitt, Stockton Helfrich, and Richard Heffner celebrate The...
Fred Hechinger discusses an essay on the important role of secondary schools.
Carnegie Corporation President Dr. David Hamburg discusses important focal points for...
Animal trainer and English professor Vicki Hearne discusses human beings' relationship...
Carnegie Corporation President Dr. David Hamburg discusses how philanthropy can respond...
Psychiatrist Dr. David Hamburg discusses his new book: "Today's Children: Creating a...
Carnegie Corporation President Dr. David Hamburg discusses important focal points for...
Beatrix and David Hamburg discuss the threats humans pose to each other.
Psychiatrist Dr. Beatrix Hamburg discusses how and why schools are losing their status as...
Dr. David Hamburg discusses the future facing a generation in crisis.
Dr. David Hamburg outlines an approach to preventing genocide years before it happens.
Beatrix and David Hamburg discuss the threats humans pose to each other.
Pediatrics professor Dr. Neal Halfon examines America's developing patterns of child...
Medicine Nobel Laureate Sir Paul Nurse discusses notions of scientific elitism.
Historian Michael Korda discusses the history and trajectory of publishing.
Philadelphia News writer Will Bunch discusses his new book on "paranoid politics."
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Carnegie Corporation President Vartan Gregorian discusses the educational milestones of...
Carnegie Corporation President Vartan Gregorian discusses the educational milestones of...
Jessie Gruman discusses her book "After Shock - What to Do When the Doctor Gives You or...
Media head Henry Anatole Grunwald discusses the clash of cultures that comes about with...
The Center for the Advancement of Health's Jessie C. Gruman discusses efforts to...
Medical historian Dr. June Goodfield discusses the relevance of health research for the...
Education figure Vartan Gregorian discusses the Higher Education Investment Act.
Dr. Vartan Gregorian discusses his career and the state of education.
New York Times writer Walter Goodman discusses literary criminality.
Dr. Vartan Gregorian discusses his career and the state of education.
Dr. Vartan Gregorian discusses his career and the state of education.
President of the Rockefeller Foundation Peter Goldmark discusses the details of his...
CUNY Chancellor Matthew Goldstein discusses the challenge of teaching New York City.
Attorney and scholar Janlori Goldman is devoted to ensuring privacy in a health care...
President of The Rockefeller Foundation Peter C. Goldmark discusses the hard decisions of...
Rockefeller Foundation President Peter Goldmark discusses the "rarer atmosphere of the...
Alfred P. Sloan, IBM, and Princeton alumnus Ralph Gomory discusses a potential social-...
Claire Gaudiani discusses her Times Books study of how philanthropy drives the American...
The Metropolitan Opera's General Manager Peter Gelb talks about the artistic challenges...
Norton Garfinkle discusses contemporary American economic issues.
Cognition and education professor Howard Gardner discusses his GoodWork project.
New York Times Sunday Book Review editor Barry Gewen presents a history of writing about...
Chair of the Future of American Democracy Foundation Norton Garfinkle discusses the...
Cognition and education professor Howard Gardner discusses his book on psychology.
Writer, critic, and public intellectual Neal Gabler discusses media and the Edward Murrow...
Neal Gabler discusses a unified theory of American culture.
Educational psychologist Howard Gardner discusses "Good Work: When Excellence and Ethics...
Howard Gardner discusses "Good Work: When Excellence and Ethics Meet."
Neal Gabler discusses a unified theory of American culture.
Harvard Professor of Cognition and Education Howard Gardner discusses his theory of...
Cultural critic Neal Gabler discusses his book on American imagination.
Lucinda Franks discusses her powerfully moving memoir.
James Traub discusses the Museum of Natural History.
Betty Friedan discusses the image of age in America.
Lucinda Franks discusses the activities of contemporary youngsters.
Al Franken discusses his book "Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them."
Dr. Kathleen M. Foley discusses the evolving rhetoric around death.
Dr. Kathleen M. Foley discusses dying and the treatment of death in America.
Dr. Kathleen M. Foley discusses the experience of dying and treating death in America.
Pediatrician Dr. Vincent Fontana discusses child care.
Ruder Finn's chairman and CEO David Finn shares his views on media ethics.
Owen M. Fiss discusses his book on the complexities of free speech.
English and law professor Dr. Stanley Fish discusses political correctness.
English and law professor Dr. Stanley Fish discusses political correctness.
Owen M. Fiss discusses his book on the complexities of free speech.
NYU cardiac specialist Dr. Frederick Feit discusses cardiac mortality.
Writer Ellen Feldman discusses historical fiction.
Linda Fairstein of the Sex Crimes Prosecution Unit discusses the most underreported...
Historian Dr. Jonathan Fanton discusses the decade he spent presiding over the MacArthur...
San Francisco Mayor Diane Feinstein discusses women in power.
Dr. Michael Levine discusses his positive vision for kids learning and growing in the...
New york Governor Mario Cuomo discusses the legacy of Lincoln for contemporary times.
Journalist Greg Critser discusses how prescription drugs are affecting American lives,...
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New York Governor Mario Cuomo discusses the importance of teaching moral values to school...
New York Governor Mario Cuomo discusses speeches and speechwriting.
New York Governor Mario Cuomo discusses the presidential race.
Dr. Mark Chassin discusses the quality of health care.
Dr. Robert Coles discusses contemporary issues around impaired vision.
The Times' Editorial Page Editor Gail ollins discusses the media's editorial voice.
Joan Ganz Cooney discusses media and the youth.
Andover Head of School Barbara Landis Chase discusses education.
Richard Heffner speaks with Dr. Richard P. Cohen, Clinical Professor of Medicine at...
Childrens Television Workshop creator Joan Ganz Cooney discusses the affect of television...
Medical writer Daniel Callahan discusses ethics.
Media critic Byron Calame discusses the trajectory of print journalism.
Medical writer Daniel Callahan discusses medicine in America.
Georgetown law professor Alexander Capron discusses the intersections of medicine, law,...
Historian Robert Caro discusses biography, history, and storytelling.
Historian Robert Caro discusses biography, history, and storytelling.
Law professor David Garland discusses his book on capital punishment in America.
Daniel Callahan discusses his book about the hazards of research.
Susan Brownmiller discusses rape and her new book "Femininity."
James MacGregor Burns discusses politics and government.
James MacGregor Burns discusses politics and government.
Editor of Cosmopolitan Helen Gurley Brown discusses the modern woman and women's...
Editor of Cosmopolitan Helen Gurley Brown discusses different feminist stances.
Helen Gurley Brown continues the discussion of Cosmopolitan magazine.
Editor of Cosmopolitan Helen Gurley Brown discusses the development of Cosmopolitan...
Editor of Cosmopolitan Helen Gurley Brown discusses her cult classic book.
Editor of Cosmopolitan Helen Gurley Brown discusses her new book "The Late Show."
David Brooks discusses his book "On Paradise Drive."
Historian Richard Brookhiser discusses his book on fundamentally American approaches to...
Hollywood producer David Brown discusses aging in America.
David Brooks discusses his book "On Paradise Drive."
Science writer Jane Brody discusses the type of behavior associated with heart attacks.
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Stephen Breyer discusses his book "Active Liberty."
Journalist Lou Boccardi discusses the press.
Associate Justice for the Supreme Court Stephen Breyer continues the discussion of issues...
Health columnist Jane Brody discusses stress.
Doubleday publisher Adam Bellow explores the phenomenon of nepotism.
James Bausch discusses philanthropy.
Dr. Stuart M. Berger discusses the American diet.
Richard Heffner talks with the most frequently censored author in children's literature.
Lord David Owen continues discussing the effect on the course of history of illness in...
Psychotherapist Dr. Reuven Bar-Levav discusses a theory of the general human condition.
Mary Catherine Bateson discuss the social, political, and psychological impact of AIDS.
Richard Heffner and William F. Baker discuss the politics of public television.
William F. Baker and Richard Heffner discuss the history of the Open Mind.
William F. Baker discusses his television legacy.
William F. Baker discusses the legacy of public media.
Dr. William F. Baker discusses his book on leadership.
Founder of the Social Democratic Party Lord David Owen discusses illness and heads of...
Steven Erlanger discusses Middle East politics.
Eli Evans discusses the changing nature of American philanthropy.
Edith Efron discusses the scientific twisting of what people could and should know about...
Eli Evans discusses his book on the Jewish experience.
New York Times Cultural Editor Steven Erlanger discusses U.S.-U.N. relations.
Richard Heffner discusses feminism from a 1982 perspective with his old friend Betty...
International expert on predicting violent behavior Gavin de Becker explains when and how...
Maureen Dowd discusses her book on Bush-era politics.
Kathleen Christensen continues the discussion of the historical role of women.
Dr. John J. Dilulio discusses the role of faith in society.
Colette Dowling discusses how women have been trained to be dependent and passive.
Dr. William C. Dement explores the connection between health, happiness, and sleep.
Maureen Dowd discusses her book on the collision of the sexes.
David Denby discusses how to clean up media while upholding free speech.
Joy Dryfoos provides insight for parents, schools, and communities.
Naomi Wolf discusses "the bad side of looking good."
Kathleen Christensen discusses the role of women in society and its history.
NOW founder Muriel Fox and "antifeminist" Midge Decter in conversation.
Alan Alda discusses celebrity from both sides of the screen.
Distinguished attorney Stephen Axinn discusses how the government might deal with this...
Floyd Abrams discusses important first amendment trials.
Floyd Abrams discusses important first amendment trials.
Dr. Robert Alperns discusses American medical training.
Floyd Abrams discusses press, privacy, and the Constitution.
Constitutional expert Floyd Abrams explores the media's relation to the law.
Floyd Abrams continues the discussion on contemporary free speech concerns.
Dr. Irwin Redlener and Dr. Lawrence Aber continue continue a discussion on terrorism.
Lawrence Aber continues the discussion on terrorism.
Renowned Constitutional attorney Floyd Abrams discusses the first amendment in...
Dr. Lawrence Aber discusses child and family policy.
Constitutional expert Floyd Abrams discusses the climate for free speech cases.
Floyd Abrams discusses free speech issues in 1993.
Psychology professor Lawrence Aber discusses the case for early investment in youth...
Dr. Lawrence Aber continues the discussion of child and family policy.
Floyd Abrams discusses the implications of free speech for the press.
Floyd Abrams discusses the press' relation to free speech laws.
Floyd Abrams discusses the intersection of free speech and privacy.
Judy Mann shares her perspective on growing up female in America.
Elaine Showalter discusses the male/female dichotomy in culture.
Dr. Karen Davis discusses the status of health care in America.
Palliative Care expert Dr. Diane Meier discusses her new book on dealing with serious...
Betty Friedan, George Gilder, and Russ Speck in conversation.
Columnist Judy Mann discusses her eye-opening book and growing up in America.
Economist Dr. Karen Davis discusses a public health vision for the year 2020.
Economist Dr. Karen Davis gives a 2005 health care progress report.
Dr. Karen Davis discusses the health care proposals of 2008's presidential candidates.
Dr. Karen Davis discusses the quality of American health care through the patients' lens.
Public policy economist Dr. Karen Davis discusses a public health vision for the year...
Sociologist Theda Skocpol continues her discussion of contemporary politics.
Harvard government and sociology professor Theda Skocpol discusses current trends in U.S...
Speechwriter Michael Waldman discusses his new book "My Fellow Americans."
Eric Foner discusses his new book on Abraham Lincoln.
Eric Foner discusses the role of the historian.
Life-long print newsman Charles Hoyt continues his discussion of The New York Times.
Free speech attorneys Floyd Abrams and Burt Neuborne continue discussing the Citizens...
Free speech attorneys Floyd Abrams and Burt Neuborne debate the Citizens United VS...
Author Michael Korda discusses his new book on the myth and reality of Lawrence of Arabia.
Dr. John Rowe and Dr. Lisa Berkman continue the discussion about our aging society.
Richard Heffner continues his conversation with historian Jeff Shesol on the democratic...
Historian Jeff Shesol discusses his new book Supreme Power, which explores how the Court...
Richard Heffner continues his discussion with law professor Jeffrey Rosen on the legal...
Journalist Jeffrey Rosen discusses the legal and social implications of internet...
Richard Heffner talks with Dr. John Rowe and Dr. James Jackson from the MacArthur Aging...
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