Neil Gaiman's Newest 'Overture'12/27/14
Norman Mailer called it "a comic strip for intellectuals." Best-selling author Neil Gaiman joins us with his dark, new series on the origins of "The Sandman."
How America Has Lost Its Way
Former New York Times columnist Bob Herbert has been in the road in the USA. He says America has lost its way. He joins us.
Virtuosic Folk Trio Nickel Creek Reunites
After a seven-year hiatus, progressive folk trio Nickel Creek is back together. We'll hear from them and their latest album, "A Dotted Line."
What We Find In Young Children's Literature
From "Good Night Moon" to this year's crop, what we seek and share in young children's literature.
This Christmas Season, Why Not Revel?
A winter solstice celebration in song. The Revels arrive in our studio with carols from a Victorian Christmas.
Try And Be Grateful (You'll Thank Us Later)
Gratitude isn't just good manners -researchers are discovering it's a key to happiness, health, good for society.
New Science On Our Nine-Lived Friends
There's a reason your cats act the way they do. Their genome shows, they're not so different from wild animals. We'll dive in.
Police Assassinations And A Public Outcry In New York City
Calls for police reforms after officers' shootings. How the conversation is and isn't changing from Ferguson to New York.
What Were We Wearing? The Art Of High Fashion
Couture fashion exhibits are drawing record crowds at museums. We'll look at the beauty and the art behind the glitz.
The Fragile Economic State Of Putin's Russia
A weak ruble and a turbulent economy. We look at Putin's Russia and what its economic free fall means.
The Year In Latin Music
From crossover hits to hip-hop to soul, we look at a big year in the wide world of Latin music.
Week In The News: Cuba Thaw, Taliban Attack, Hollywood Hacking
Cuba reset. Russia's rubble troubles. School massacre in Pakistan. Jeb explores 2016. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.
Inside The Real Hollywood: The Sony Hack Continues
A big Sony hack gets weirder and wider. And Hollywood and Homeland Security are on edge.
A Stunning Shift In U.S.-Cuban Relations
Following months of secret talks the US will restore full diplomatic relations with Cuba after more than fifty years.
2014 In Sports: The World Cup, Sochi And NFL Scandals
From the Sochi Olympics and Ray Rice to Lebron's return to Cleveland, we'll unpack a big year in sports.
A Deadly Taliban Attack On A Pakistani School
The Taliban take responsibility for killing more than 100 Pakistani schoolchildren. We ask why there, why now.
Inheritance, Like Family, Is Messy
The documentary "Black Heirlooms," tells the story of how inheritances, even humble ones, can tear families apart. We talk to the director.
Beverly Johnson And The Bill Cosby Scandal
Supermodel Beverly Johnson is the latest woman to accuse Bill Cosby. She joins us.
Two Hundred Years Of African American Prayer
"Conversations with God," - the story told by two centuries of African American prayer.
The CIA Itself On The Senate's 'Torture Report'
The CIA on the CIA. After the explosive Senate report, what the Agency's own are saying on torture and the way forward.
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