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Friday, February 19, 2010 | 11:00 AM
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Pregnancy and childbirth, from antiquity to now, with the author of the new history, “Get Me Out.”

 
Wednesday, February 3, 2010 | 11:00 AM
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We talk with Eve Ensler — author of “The Vagina Monologues” — about her tough new look at the lives of teenage girls around the world.

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Friday, January 22, 2010 | 11:00 AM
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More women are out-earning their husbands. We look at what that means for families, gender roles, and our culture.

 
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 | 11:00 AM
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The Oscar buzz says it’s a big year for Hollywood women. We look past the hype with The New York Times’ Manohla Dargis and The Daily Beast’s Nicole LaPorte.

 
Monday, January 4, 2010 | 11:00 AM

Hillary Clinton and Sarah Palin didn’t make it to the top. We’ll ask who will, who might, with The Washington Post’s Anne Kornblut, and more.

 
Wednesday, September 2, 2009 | 11:00 AM

Mommy cocktail hours. Drinking in secret. Driving drunk. Sobering new facts about women and alcohol abuse.

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Wednesday, June 10, 2009 | 10:00 AM

Dr. George Tiller was murdered for performing abortions. In the gunfire, the defense of abortion can get lost. Episcopal priest Katherine Ragsdale makes it loud and clear.

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Thursday, May 28, 2009 | 11:00 AM

Cable powerhouse Lauren Zalaznick, the force behind Bravo and Oxygen, “Real Housewives” and “Tori & Dean,” on creating television for women.

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Tuesday, May 12, 2009 | 10:00 AM

Supreme Court nomination sweepstakes in high gear. A woman is expected. We’ll look at gender, the candidates, and the court.

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Tuesday, March 24, 2009 | 10:00 AM

We’ll look at Michelle Obama in the White House, and the message — from garden to glamour to soup line — of the new first lady.

 
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Sep 30, 2014
St. Louis county police officers advance on protestors trying to shut down Interstate 70 in Berkeley, Mo. on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014 near the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Mo. where Michael Brown, an unarmed, black 18-year old was shot and killed by a white police officer on Aug. 9. (AP)

Police shootings, cop culture, body cameras. And the big debate over how to protect the public and the police.

Sep 30, 2014
In this Jan. 15, 2013, photo, Rosser Pryor, Co-owner and President of Factory Automation Systems, examines a new high-performance industrial robot at the company's Atlanta facility.  (AP)

Nicholas Carr says automation, all over, is turning us into zombies. Out of touch with the world. He’s with us.

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Sep 29, 2014
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How Aristotle invented science. The great ancient Greek, and life on Earth.

 
Sep 29, 2014
In this March 8, 2012 file photo, Peter Thiel speaks in San Francisco. (AP)

Silicon Valley’s Peter Thiel; the entrepreneur, investor and the PayPal co-founder’s call for deep invention.

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Our Week In The Web: September 26, 2014
Friday, Sep 26, 2014

All of you love to listen to old broadcasts when we play them, and Taylor Swift loves the Internet.

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NPR’s Chris Arnold On Garnished Wages
Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014

NPR’s Chris Arnold took part in a remarkable new reporting series tackling the rise of garnished wages as a way to pay off debt. He talked to us today about the series.

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Our Week In The Web: September 19, 2014
Friday, Sep 19, 2014

Lots of big, contentious topics on the show this week — from Zionism to early education, corporal punishment to development in the Grand Canyon.

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