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Caption: Ellen Condiff Lagemann
Providing prisoners a chance to earn a college degree may just be the antidote for our lock-them-up society. America is the clear winner among indu...

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  • Added: May 18, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In this first episode, I talk with tournament officials and competitive gamers about a local gaming regional called All or Nothing Gaming (AON). I ...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2017
  • Length: 14:40
Caption: Jacket cover, Credit: Design by Nicole Caputo
The American presidency has changed over the last few decades. Along with the 24/7 news cycle the demands placed upon the office holder are far gre...

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  • Added: Nov 30, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Michele Currie Navakas
Florida is an ever-changing landscape. With little warning, what was once land, becomes water, and what was once water becomes land. Frequently. E...

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  • Added: Nov 01, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The award-winning teacher and novelist discusses her latest novel "Innocents and Others"

  • Added: Sep 13, 2017
  • Length: 27:00
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Civil liberties attorney, educator, author of "Madison’s Music: On Reading the First Amendment"

  • Added: Sep 12, 2017
  • Length: 28:00
Caption: Professor Tom Kochan
America’s workforce and the economy are rapidly changing. As is the type of work we do. Flip that coin over and you’ll see that institutions and po...

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  • Added: Aug 15, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Professor Gordon Lafer
Americans may vote for polar opposite candidates … liberal or conservative. Their vote may express ideological differences. But, on principles and ...

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  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: UW-Madison Bee Hive
It’s called “colony collapse disorder” or CCD. A number of years ago US beekeeping operations realized they lost between 30 and 90 percent of their...

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  • Added: Nov 09, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Larry Tye
More books have been written about Bobby Kennedy than most public figures in our history. Although he’s remembered as a fiery liberal, we easily ...

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  • Added: Jul 07, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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You’d have to go back more than 160-years to land upon the beginning of the story of the gene.

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  • Added: Jun 06, 2016
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Andrew Solomon
What we least understand we fear the most. The way to overcome our personal insecurities is to interact with the world - Andrew Solomon

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  • Added: Apr 28, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Aldon D. Morris
Before Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech, he had to announce the death of W.E.B. Du Bois. The crowd fell into tears.

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  • Added: Jan 20, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 21
Historical Crime Detective Jason Morrow joins us once again to tell the tale of a mysterious killer who took on the persona of a secret agent in th...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:05:42
Caption: Kara Platoni
Researchers are changing the way we experience our world. They’re engineering scents that stimulate lost memories, they’re searching for the elusiv...

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  • Added: Jan 06, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Professor Matthew Cobb
Everyone has heard of the story of DNA as the story of Watson and Crick and Rosalind Franklin, but knowing the structure of DNA was only a part of ...

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  • Added: Nov 05, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Andrew Moore
As fruits go, the pawpaw is about as unique, historically important, yet mysteriously undervalued as it gets.

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  • Added: Oct 15, 2015
  • Length: 24:18
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Caption: Joel Westheimer
All schools teach citizenship. But, the question becomes, “what kind of citizens are the schools trying to shape?”

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  • Added: Jun 23, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: David Niose
According to author and attorney David Niose, American politics and public policy have been sliding in the direction of unreason. But, he says, a n...

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  • Added: Jun 11, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Susan Greenhalgh
America is in the midst of an obesity epidemic of catastrophic proportion. Today, two-thirds of adults, and one-third of children and adolescents –...

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  • Added: Jun 03, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: Dr. Rob Garfield
For much of the past century, men have operated under “Male Code,” a rigid set of rules guiding their behavior that equate to masculinity with stoi...

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  • Added: May 28, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Nicolette Hahn Niman
Livestock, especially cattle, are Public Enemy Number One. That’s been the perceived wisdom for decades. It’s thought that cattle erode soils, poll...

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  • Added: Nov 19, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: John D. Pollack
Often without realizing it, we use analogies to express our ideas. As a Presidential speechwriter, John Pollack understands the power of words. In ...

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  • Added: Oct 26, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
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Caption: The Co-Parent's Handbook, Credit: CMC Publishers
With a tested “here’s how” approach, Karen Bonnell and Kristin Little help parents confidently take on the challenges of raising children in two ho...

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  • Added: Sep 15, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Writer Helen Thorpe provides a detailed account of what happened to the three women who served in the military during the last decade.

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  • Added: Aug 05, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2