Will Everett, author ,We’ll Live Tomorrow, on Afghanistan
Iraqi writers envision what their country will be like 100 years after the American invasion of 2003
Monday 3/27 – Andoud al-Anoud – Iraq +100 – Iraqi writers envision what their country will be like 100 years after the American invasion of 2003
Gary Scharnhorst, University of New Mexico. Trump gets elected and everyone’s reading dystopian fiction
Water is for Fighting Over
A great journalist-turned-author on the Southwest's most treasured resource: water.
Water is for Fighting Over – A great journalist-turned-author on the Southwest’s most treasured resource: water.
Years of research and deep personal experiences went into John Donvan and Caren Zucker’s IN A DIFFERENT KEY: THE STORY OF AUTISM. It’s a history of the attempts of medical science to diagnose and treat the condition, and of autistic people and their families to deal with its real-world complications.
Robert Francis Kennedy, RFK to some, but Bobby to his widow Ethel Kennedy, and she says, he was Bobby to all their friends. So, says author Larry Tye, the title of his biography had to be Bobby Kennedy; The Making of a Liberal Icon. The subtitle is the plot — How Kennedy went from aide to red-baiting Sen. Joe McCarthy to America’s Great Liberal Hope.
It’s not just in the movies that somebody is trying to eliminate a wily coyote. But even decades of Federal killing programs have failed to slow down America’s great survivor…the one the pioneers called “the prairie wolf.” Dan Flores, author of Coyote America, on his little canine has settled in America coast to coast.
A conversation with an old friend and colleague…back at Channel 2 in NYC in the mid 1970s…Linda Ellerbee, on the occasion of her retirement from television news, and the great program she created Nick News. It’s First Commandment: Never talk Down to Children.
A Boxing Day special, unpacking blessings with Time Magazine Religion Correspondent Elizabeth Dias, the 2016 winner of the George W. Hunt S.J. Prize for reporting on religion. We talked about her book What Would Jesus Ask? And the answers she collected.
Dan FLores tells how coyotes, supreme survivors, have spread way beyond the prairies to settle close to humans all over the country.
Larry Tye, Bobby Kennedy, from hater of enemies to lover of civil rights.
Dave talks with author John Feinstein about the state of the young adult fiction genre.