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Wednesday, December 31, 1969 | 11:00 AM
A portion of the cover for Hope Jahren's new memoir, "Lab Girl." (Courtesy Knopf Publishing)

“You are worth something. You remember that.” Geobiologist Hope Jahren connects with a young female astrophysicist.

 
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 | 11:00 AM
Geobiologist Hope Jahren is the author of a new memoir about her life and work, "Lab Girl." (Courtesy Erica Morrow)

“Lab Girl”, the powerful new memoir of a female scientist — geobiologist Hope Jahren — on life and love.

 
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 | 11:00 AM
Kansas City Royals' Edinson Volquez throw during a spring training baseball game against the San Diego Padres, Monday, March 28, 2016, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

With Opening Day almost here, we’ll look at the inside story of baseball’s most valuable commodity: the arm of the pitcher.

 
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 | 11:00 AM
In this photo taken Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016, Doctor Leonid Basovich, left, examines Medi-Cal patient Michael Epps, at the WellSpace Clinic in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Lifetime M.D. Dr. Nortin Hadler joins us to look at what’s happened to the doctor-patient relationship, and how to save it.

 
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 | 11:00 AM
In this March 8, 2015 file photo, the campus of Michigan State University awakens  to a spring floral blossom. MSU is listed one of the nation's top research universities. (Courtesy MSU)

Rising costs. Unfair admissions. Threats to academic freedom. The future of the American university.

 
Tuesday, March 22, 2016 | 11:00 AM
In this February 15, 2016 photo, residents and community members gather at the Sanctuaries DC, a Washington, D.C. based community gathering space for people of all religious and non-religious backgrounds. (Courtesy the Sanctuaries)

Twenty-three percent of Americans say they have no religious affiliation. What do they believe? And what does it mean for the country?

 
Monday, March 21, 2016 | 11:00 AM
A portion of the cover of Thomas Frank's new book, "Listen Liberal." (Courtesy the Publisher / Metropolitan Books)

A big new broadside against the Democratic Party by liberal stalwart, Thomas Frank. He blames a yuppified Democratic Party for the rise of Donald Trump.

 
Monday, March 7, 2016 | 11:00 AM
Jawaharlal Nehru University student union leader Kanhaiya Kumar makes a speech to fellow students after being released on bail at the university campus, in New Delhi, India, Thursday, March 3, 2016. Kanhaiya was facing sedition charges following protests where anti-India slogans were allegedly shouted. (AP Photo /Tsering Topgyal)

The hard weight of history in India, and hope and fury among India’s young.

 
Wednesday, March 2, 2016 | 11:00 AM
In this file photo, the Wrens are seen outside their apartment building in New York, August 5, 1953 as they start for their office. (AP Photo/Ed Ford)

An unprecedented number of women in the U.S. are staying single longer. How those “single ladies” are shaping our nation.

 
Tuesday, March 1, 2016 | 11:00 AM
A portion of the cover of Ethan Canin's new novel, "A Doubter's Almanac." (Courtesy the Publisher / Penguin Random House)

Novelist Ethan Canin on the story of a gifted mathematician cursed by his gift, and the burdens of wild talent.

 
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May 30, 2016
Author and Harvard Business School social psychologist Amy Cuddy. (Photo by Bob O'Connor / Courtesy The Author)

Strike a power pose. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy on the power of presence when you’re ready to act and win.

May 30, 2016
Rock icon Donald Fagen looks back on a lengthy and ongoing career in his new memoir 'Eminent Hipsters.' He co-founded the classic rock group Steely Dan with Walter Becker in 1972. (Penguin Books USA)

Steely Dan frontman Donald Fagen talks “eminent hipsters” and the cultural outliers that shaped his sound. He joins us.

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May 27, 2016
In this Oct. 27, 2015, photo,  Big Muddy Farms, an urban farm in northern Omaha, Neb. is seen amongst residential homes. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

Just in time for Memorial Day weekend, we’ve got top gardeners spilling the beans on how to grow everything.

 
May 27, 2016
Riot police block off the Albuquerque Convention Center to anti-Trump protests following a rally and speech by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at the convention center where the event was held, in Albuquerque, N.M., Tuesday, May 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Obama at Hiroshima. Turmoil at Trump rallies. Clinton’s emails, heating up. Sanders predicts a “messy” convention. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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In The Garden, Mother Nature Makes The Rules
Friday, May 27, 2016

Executive producer Karen Shiffman explains why she turns to her garden for food, friends and natrual comfort.

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WWII Vet Larry Kirby Reflects On American Values
Thursday, May 26, 2016

Looking ahead to Memorial Day, a World War II veteran looks back at the experiences that mattered to him, both in and out of war.

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Gloria Steinem Explains Her ‘Bernie Boys’ Comment
Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Feminist activist Gloria Steinem explains why her apparent diss of female supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders was anything but.

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