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Friday, December 26, 2014 | 10:00 AM

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.

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Wednesday, November 26, 2014 | 10:00 AM

The Thanksgiving get-together and all the family drama trimmings. Sage advice from advice columnists.

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Tuesday, October 7, 2014 | 11:00 AM

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.

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Wednesday, November 3, 2010 | 11:00 AM

Historians David Kennedy and Richard Norton Smith on waves in American political history.

 
Wednesday, October 6, 2010 | 11:00 AM

Biographer Ron Chernow says our first president was a passionate man, not the waxwork saint of our schoolbooks. We look at the real George Washington.

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Wednesday, December 31, 1969 | 11:00 AM

Excerpted from WASHINGTON by Ron Chernow. Reprinted by arrangement with The Penguin Press, a member of Penguin Group (USA), Inc. Copyright (c) Ron Chernow, 2010. Prelude: The Portrait Artist In March 1793, Gilbert Stuart crossed the North Atlantic for the express purpose of painting President George Washington, the supreme prize of the age for any […]

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Friday, August 27, 2010 | 11:00 AM

Reexamining the silver screen detective Charlie Chan. A new book investigates the caricature cop and the real-life detective he was based on.

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Friday, August 6, 2010 | 11:00 AM

The facinating stories around the Golden Gate Bridge. We explore the span of its colorful history.

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Monday, July 26, 2010 | 11:00 AM

Colton Harris-Moore, a.k.a. “The Barefoot Bandit.” 19 years old. A new Jesse James. We track his story.

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Monday, July 19, 2010 | 11:00 AM

Centuries before PETA campaigned for animal rights, the fur trade boomed in America. We hear the remarkable history of how fur shaped a nation.

 
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Jessica Valenti: ‘Objectification Is About Dehumanizing People’
Wednesday, Jun 8, 2016

“There is some power in laying claim to the word victim.” — Jessica Valenti on the Stanford sexual assault case, and the importance of language.

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Why The ‘Roots’ Remake Matters (And What Stays The Same)
Tuesday, Jun 7, 2016

The recent remake of “Roots” on the History Channel makes important changes, Morehouse College’s Stephane Dunn argues. But it also holds true to the original story.

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Former Trump Advisor Roger Stone: ‘Trump’s Going To Be The Next President’
Monday, Jun 6, 2016

Longtime political consultant Roger Stone apologizes for his “two martini tweets,” even as he predicts Donald Trump will be the next U.S. president.

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