Cooking With Kimball09/30/14
[2014-09-30 13:00:00] With Cook’s Illustrated, America’s Test Kitchen and Cook’s Country, Christopher Kimball has been teaching Americans to cook for more than 30 years. This hour, we’ll talk to him about food trends – and about taking a scientific...
[2014-09-30 12:00:00] Teachers are charged with one of the world’s most important jobs. And yet they often find themselves torn between the demands of administrators, parents and students. We’ll talk this hour about how we can better serve our...
Girls Will Be Boys
[2014-09-29 13:00:00] In Afghanistan, a bacha posh is a girl whose parents are raising her as a boy. This hour, we’ll explore this phenomenon and what it says about the country’s patriarchal society with Jenny Nordberg, author of The Underground Girls...
Know Your Narcissist
[2014-09-29 12:00:00] Narcissists are everywhere – work, Facebook and sometimes even in our own homes. This hour, we’ll learn how we can better interact with the most self-centered among us with Time magazine’s Jeffrey Kluger, author of The Narcissist...
The Evolution Of Higher Ed
[2014-09-25 12:00:00] College students have more kids, less money, and different issues than they used to. Have universities adapted to serve them? We’ll talk this hour with American RadioWorks producers Samara Freemark and Laurie Stern about their...
Comedy And The Cos
[2014-09-24 13:00:00] Through his stand-up comedy and television shows, Bill Cosby is one of the most significant entertainers in modern history. We’ll talk this hour about his lasting impact on popular culture with Mark Whitaker, author of Cosby: His...
How We Think About Pain
[2014-09-24 12:00:00] Pain and suffering link people across generations. This hour, we’ll talk about how the way we think about pain has changed through the centuries with University of London history professor Joanna Bourke. Her new book is The Story...
The Dallas Way
[2014-09-23 13:00:00] Volunteers who organized Dallas’ gay community were influential across the country.This hour, we’ll talk about the struggles and triumphs of the GLBT community in Dallas – and the University of North Texas archives that document...
Reassessing Immigration's Cost
[2014-09-23 12:00:00] Opponents of immigration argue that the influx of new people leads to increased government spending. We’ll talk this hour to SMU economics professor Robert Lawson, whose new research shows the opposite to be true. Lawson is the...
'Hamlet' On Film
[2014-09-22 13:00:00] Theghost of King Hamlet announces himself on film in various ways, some of them quite entertaining. Guest host Jerome Weeks takes inventory of the versions this hour with Shakespeare scholar Samuel Crowl, author ofScreen...
Frames Of Conflict
[2014-09-22 12:00:00] Images of war tell the most devastating stories of a nation’s history. But those stories don’t end when the soldiers come home. This hour, KERA’s Jerome Weeks fills in to hostAnne Wilkes Tucker of the Museum of Fine Arts in...
Art In The 21st Century
[2014-09-18 13:00:00] The PBS series Art 21 debuts its seventh season on KERA next month. This hour, we’ll get a taste of new energy in the contemporary art world with Susan Sollins, Art 21‘s executive producer and curator.
The Joy Of Giving
[2014-09-18 12:00:00] Generosity takes many forms – from contributing to a favorite charity to donating an organ. We’ll talk this hour about the link between generosity and happiness with Hilary Davidson, co-author of Generosity: Giving We Receive,...
Freedom And Security
[2014-09-17 13:00:00] National security is always a top priority for the federal government. But weighing that security against the public’s right to know what its government is doing is a constant debate. We’ll talk this hour about how we can...
Learning In The Digital Age
[2014-09-17 12:00:00] With the Internet, extracurricular activities and even video games, kids have more opportunities than ever for education outside of school. This hour, we’ll talk about how informal learning can supplement what students are taught...
Science Of Teenagers
[2014-09-16 13:00:00] New research shows the teenage years are even more crucial to determining one’s life outcomes than previously thought. We’ll talk this hour about how parents can put these findings to use with Laurence Steinberg, Distinguished...
[2014-09-16 12:00:00] Ever since Nicolaus Copernicus debunked the Earth’s relationship to the sun back in the 16th Century, scientists have struggled to quantify our significance. We’ll talk this hour about our planet’s relative order and how it...
The Art Of Palestine
[2014-09-15 13:00:00] Palestinians make up about 20 percent of the population of Israel. This hour, we’ll learn how Palestinian artists are reflecting their experiences there by exploring “Where Are You From?,” an exhibit at SMU’s Pollock Gallery....
A History Of Sustainability
[2014-09-15 12:00:00] “Sustainability” has become a buzzword in both politics and the private sector. But ideas to create renewable energy and promote local food sources began back in the 17th Century. This hour we’ll learn about how these trends...
Al Qaeda Diminished
[2014-09-11 13:00:00] With Osama bin Laden out of the picture, al Qaeda’s profile has diminished. We’ll talk this hour about how that has impacted America’s national security strategy with Joshua Rovner, John G. Tower Distinguished Chair of...
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