Ferris, a great science journalist and astrophysical specialist, matches Carl Sagan (who was his friend and colleague) in his capacity to make the ultimate sing and "zing." A very good time was had by all on this particular night in 2007.
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Dwork, a major historian and her colleague (an architectural scholar!) focus in on the 20th century history of Auschwitz and who was "processed" there and how and (the unanswerable question) why.
The two others are both of Ustinov's invention as he pulled off a brilliant improvisation with us in 1998. A high comedic moment in the history of the program.
From the "sexual communism" of the Oneida Community to the Hippie communities of the 60's and 70's and continuing with the present-day Amish and other Anabaptists--there has been a whole lot of "perfectionism" going on. The full historical account is developed in this conversation from 1997.
A full conversation from 2008 in which one of the country's best and most unapologetic social critics tells it the way it really is---and the way it must be changed if we are to survive as a competent nation.
If states are labs the lesson from Illinois is "Don't do this, ever!!" Kristina Rasmussen of the Illinois Policy Institute expounds on how to make a mess---and a continuing tragedy---through government programs.
A detective who spent his whole career befriending and arresting "confidence men" (and women) tells all in 1998.
In 2006, these major scientists join us to explain the revolution they helped to mount and its consequences in medicine, industry and in our understanding of organic life itself.
That was the title favored by Sommers in this strongly assertive conversation from 2005.
In 2008, MacDonald, as historian and archivist, presents great recorded, illustrated material from his famous collection, now housed at the Library of Congress.