The Open Mind

The Open Mind

2010 - 2017, Chat, News
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Episode Guide

  • The Open Mind - The Open Mind (Season 37 Episode 31)
    Season 37 Episode 31:

    The Open Mind

  • The Open Mind - The Open Mind (Season 37 Episode 30)
    Season 37 Episode 30:

    The Open Mind

  • The Open Mind - The Open Mind (Season 37 Episode 29)
    Season 37 Episode 29:

    The Open Mind

  • The Open Mind - The Open Mind (Season 37 Episode 28)
    Season 37 Episode 28:

    The Open Mind

  • The Open Mind - Rights in China & Hong Kong (Season 37 Episode 27)
    Season 37 Episode 27:

    Rights in China & Hong Kong

    Carole Petersen, director of the Matsunaga Institute at the University of Hawaii.

  • The Open Mind - Incubators of Hate (Season 37 Episode 26)
    Season 37 Episode 26:

    Incubators of Hate

    CEO Jonathan Greenblatt, Anti-Defamation League.

  • The Open Mind - Declassifying the Presidency (Season 37 Episode 25)
    Season 37 Episode 25:

    Declassifying the Presidency

    Director Tom Blanton, National Security Archive at George Washington University.

  • The Open Mind - Sanitizing Speech? (Season 37 Episode 24)
    Season 37 Episode 24:

    Sanitizing Speech?

    Writer Caitlin Flanagan, The Atlantic.

  • The Open Mind - Defending the First Amendment (Season 37 Episode 23)
    Season 37 Episode 23:

    Defending the First Amendment

    Jameel Jaffer, director of the Knight First Amendment Center at Columbia University.

  • The Open Mind - Leaks With Integrity (Season 37 Episode 22)
    Season 37 Episode 22:

    Leaks With Integrity

    CEO Peter Bale, the Center for Public Integrity, talks about disclosures in the public interest.

  • The Open Mind - The Politics of Resentment (Season 37 Episode 21)
    Season 37 Episode 21:

    The Politics of Resentment

    Katherine Cramer, director of the Morgridge Center for Public Service at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, discusses her study of U.S. electoral polarization.

  • The Open Mind - Red Feed, Blue Feed (Season 37 Episode 20)
    Season 37 Episode 20:

    Red Feed, Blue Feed

    Vincent F. Hendricks, director of the Center for Information and Bubble Studies at the University of Copenhagen.

  • The Open Mind - Sexuality as Free Expression (Season 37 Episode 19)
    Season 37 Episode 19:

    Sexuality as Free Expression

    Asa Akira discusses her book, "Dirty Thirty," and contemporary pornography.

  • The Open Mind - How Resilient Is Democracy? (Season 37 Episode 18)
    Season 37 Episode 18:

    How Resilient Is Democracy?

    Kenneth Wollack, president of the National Democratic Institute, discusses civil society and incivility.

  • The Open Mind - The Carceral States of America (Season 37 Episode 17)
    Season 37 Episode 17:

    The Carceral States of America

    Harvard University historian Elizabeth Hinton.

  • The Open Mind - In Apps We Trust (Season 37 Episode 16)
    Season 37 Episode 16:

    In Apps We Trust

    Brigade CEO Matt Mahan.

  • The Open Mind - The Challenge of Speech (Season 37 Episode 15)
    Season 37 Episode 15:

    The Challenge of Speech

    Suzanne Nossel, PEN American Center; Trevor Timm, Freedom of the Press Foundation.

  • The Open Mind - A Post-Factual Democracy? (Season 37 Episode 14)
    Season 37 Episode 14:

    A Post-Factual Democracy?

    PolitiFact creator Bill Adair, Knight Professor of the Practice of Journalism and Public Policy at Duke University.

  • The Open Mind - Death by Algorithm (Season 37 Episode 13)
    Season 37 Episode 13:

    Death by Algorithm

    Author Cathy O'Neil.

  • The Open Mind - Cannibals of News (Season 37 Episode 12)
    Season 37 Episode 12:

    Cannibals of News

    Emily Bell, Tow Center for Digital Journalism, and Jay Rosen, PressThink, discuss the influence of social media on the press.

  • The Open Mind - Seinfeld as Americana (Season 37 Episode 11)
    Season 37 Episode 11:

    Seinfeld as Americana

    Author Jennifer Keishin Armstrong discusses "Seinfeldia: How a Show About Nothing Changed Everything."

  • The Open Mind - Reforming the Press (Season 37 Episode 10)
    Season 37 Episode 10:

    Reforming the Press

    Journalist Frank Bruni, The New York Times.

  • The Open Mind - Generation of Knowledge (Season 37 Episode 9)
    Season 37 Episode 9:

    Generation of Knowledge

    Lila Tretikov, former executive director of the Wikimedia Foundation.

  • The Open Mind - Profile of an Embed (Season 37 Episode 8)
    Season 37 Episode 8:

    Profile of an Embed

    HBO's "VICE" correspondent Ahmed Shihab-Eldin discusses reporting from the Middle East.

  • The Open Mind - New York Values (Season 37 Episode 7)
    Season 37 Episode 7:

    New York Values

    Author and photographer Arlene Alda.

  • The Open Mind - Transcontinental Infrastructure (Season 37 Episode 6)
    Season 37 Episode 6:

    Transcontinental Infrastructure

    Author Parag Khanna discusses building American mega-regions.

  • The Open Mind - The Public Imperative (Season 37 Episode 5)
    Season 37 Episode 5:

    The Public Imperative

    PBS CEO Paula Kerger.

  • The Open Mind - Zen for America (Season 37 Episode 4)
    Season 37 Episode 4:

    Zen for America

    Grammy Award-nominated guitarist Ottmar Liebert.

  • The Open Mind - Genocide With Impunity (Season 37 Episode 3)
    Season 37 Episode 3:

    Genocide With Impunity

    Alexa Koenig, executive director of the Human Rights Center at University of California, Berkeley Law.

  • The Open Mind - The Climate ... In Your Backyard (Season 37 Episode 2)
    Season 37 Episode 2:

    The Climate ... In Your Backyard

    James Hansen, Columbia University's Earth Institute, talks about preserving the planet.

  • The Open Mind - A Disease of Free Will (Season 37 Episode 1)
    Season 37 Episode 1:

    A Disease of Free Will

    Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, discusses opioid addiction and treatment.

  • The Open Mind - The Internet as Art (Season 36 Episode 52)
    Season 36 Episode 52:

    The Internet as Art

    Author Virginia Heffernan discusses her book "Magic and Loss."

  • The Open Mind - Nature and Extinction (Season 36 Episode 51)
    Season 36 Episode 51:

    Nature and Extinction

    Mexican conservationist Gerardo Ceballos discusses the decay of biodiversity.

  • The Open Mind - Media Auditor (Season 36 Episode 50)
    Season 36 Episode 50:

    Media Auditor

    Columnist Margaret Sullivan on the challenges of a free press.

  • The Open Mind - Being Addicted (Season 36 Episode 49)
    Season 36 Episode 49:

    Being Addicted

    Actor-director Rob Reiner discusses "Being Charlie," drugs and politics.

  • The Open Mind - Equal and Unequal Justice (Season 36 Episode 48)
    Season 36 Episode 48:

    Equal and Unequal Justice

    Martha Minow, dean of Harvard Law School, discusses America's legal system.

  • The Open Mind - Knowing More, Understanding Less (Season 36 Episode 47)
    Season 36 Episode 47:

    Knowing More, Understanding Less

    Author Michael Lynch discusses informed citizenship in the Internet age.

  • The Open Mind - The Right to Vote (Season 36 Episode 46)
    Season 36 Episode 46:

    The Right to Vote

    Anita Earls, Southern Coalition for Social Justice, discusses voter suppression at the polls.

  • The Open Mind - Poisoning America (Season 36 Episode 45)
    Season 36 Episode 45:

    Poisoning America

    Public health historian David Rosner talks about the water crisis in Flint, Mich.

  • The Open Mind - Angels and Demons of A.I. (Season 36 Episode 44)
    Season 36 Episode 44:

    Angels and Demons of A.I.

    Yale University scholar Wendell Wallach.

  • The Open Mind - The Virgin Vote (Season 36 Episode 43)
    Season 36 Episode 43:

    The Virgin Vote

    Smithsonian Institution historian Jon Grinspan.

  • The Open Mind - El Presidente (Season 36 Episode 42)
    Season 36 Episode 42:

    El Presidente

    Ernesto Zedillo, director of the Yale Center on Globalization.

  • The Open Mind - Liberty or Death (Season 36 Episode 41)
    Season 36 Episode 41:

    Liberty or Death

    Becca Heller, founder of the International Refugee Assistance Project.

  • The Open Mind - The Digital Commons (Season 36 Episode 40)
    Season 36 Episode 40:

    The Digital Commons

    Dan Cohen, director of the Digital Public Library of America.

  • The Open Mind - Free Enterprise ... Online (Season 36 Episode 39)
    Season 36 Episode 39:

    Free Enterprise ... Online

    GoDaddy CEO Blake Irving.

  • The Open Mind - Changing Politics (Season 36 Episode 38)
    Season 36 Episode 38:

    Changing Politics

    Ben Rattray, founder of Change.org.

  • The Open Mind - For the Love of the Game (Season 36 Episode 37)
    Season 36 Episode 37:

    For the Love of the Game

    Jaymee Messler, president of The Players' Tribune.

  • The Open Mind - World of TED (Season 36 Episode 36)
    Season 36 Episode 36:

    World of TED

    Chris Anderson, curator of TED.

  • The Open Mind - Heroin Nation (Season 36 Episode 35)
    Season 36 Episode 35:

    Heroin Nation

    Tom Frieden, director of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, discusses combating addiction and disease.

  • The Open Mind - Democracy in Black (Season 36 Episode 34)
    Season 36 Episode 34:

    Democracy in Black

    Historian Eddie Glaude, Princeton University.

  • The Open Mind - Recipe for Resilience (Season 36 Episode 33)
    Season 36 Episode 33:

    Recipe for Resilience

    Claudia Juech, managing director of the Rockefeller Foundation.

  • The Open Mind - Debating 2016 (Season 36 Episode 32)
    Season 36 Episode 32:

    Debating 2016

    Frank Farenkopf and Michael McCurry, co-chairmen of the Commission on Presidential Debates.

  • The Open Mind - Moonshot to Cure Cancer (Season 36 Episode 31)
    Season 36 Episode 31:

    Moonshot to Cure Cancer

    Laurie Glimcher, dean of Weill Cornell Medical College, talks about combating cancer.

  • The Open Mind - Information Champion (Season 36 Episode 29)
    Season 36 Episode 29:

    Information Champion

    Ernest Wilson, Dean of the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, talks about public broadcasting.

  • The Open Mind - The American Way (Season 36 Episode 28)
    Season 36 Episode 28:

    The American Way

    Television writer and producer Norman Lear.

  • The Open Mind - Not in God's Name (Season 36 Episode 27)
    Season 36 Episode 27:

    Not in God's Name

    Rabbi Jonathan Sacks.

  • The Open Mind - A Climate Ethic (Season 36 Episode 26)
    Season 36 Episode 26:

    A Climate Ethic

    Karenna Gore, director of the Center for Earth Ethics at Union Theological Seminary.

  • The Open Mind - Literature's War on ISIS (Season 36 Episode 25)
    Season 36 Episode 25:

    Literature's War on ISIS

    Author Salman Rushdie.

  • The Open Mind - We're All Made of Stars (Season 36 Episode 24)
    Season 36 Episode 24:

    We're All Made of Stars

    Music artist Moby talks about environmental consciousness.

  • The Open Mind - Trans Discourse (Season 36 Episode 23)
    Season 36 Episode 23:

    Trans Discourse

    Writer Jill Soloway, creator of "Transparent," discusses gender identity.

  • The Open Mind - Frontlines of Democracy (Season 36 Episode 22)
    Season 36 Episode 22:

    Frontlines of Democracy

    Annika Savill, Deputy Executive Head of the United Nations Democracy Fund.

  • The Open Mind - Blues for America (Season 36 Episode 21)
    Season 36 Episode 21:

    Blues for America

    Blues musician Guy Davis discusses his album "Kokomo Kidd."

  • The Open Mind - The Pope and the Planet (Season 36 Episode 20)
    Season 36 Episode 20:

    The Pope and the Planet

    Earth scientist Naomi Oreskes, Harvard University, discusses climate change.

  • The Open Mind - Race to Cyber-Hygiene (Season 36 Episode 19)
    Season 36 Episode 19:

    Race to Cyber-Hygiene

    William Pelgrin, former CEO of the Center for Internet Security, discusses cybersecurity.

  • The Open Mind - A Comic's Paradise (Season 36 Episode 18)
    Season 36 Episode 18:

    A Comic's Paradise

    Actor J.B. Smoove talks about the longevity of the comic.

  • The Open Mind - Country Before Party (Season 36 Episode 17)
    Season 36 Episode 17:

    Country Before Party

    President John Opdycke, Open Primaries, discusses non-partisan election systems.

  • The Open Mind - Innovating the Press (Season 36 Episode 16)
    Season 36 Episode 16:

    Innovating the Press

    Austin Beutner, former publisher of the Los Angeles Times, discusses the state of journalism.

  • The Open Mind - The Human Genome App (Season 36 Episode 15)
    Season 36 Episode 15:

    The Human Genome App

    Maria Freire, president of the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health, discusses medical research.

  • The Open Mind - Literature's War on ISIS (Season 36 Episode 14)
    Season 36 Episode 14:

    Literature's War on ISIS

    Author Salman Rushdie.

  • The Open Mind - Of, by, for the Money (Season 36 Episode 13)
    Season 36 Episode 13:

    Of, by, for the Money

    Szelena Gray, co-founder of Run for America.

  • The Open Mind - Distrust but Verify (Season 36 Episode 12)
    Season 36 Episode 12:

    Distrust but Verify

    Jeremy Ben-Ami, founder and president of J Street.

  • The Open Mind - Growing the Next Generation (Season 36 Episode 11)
    Season 36 Episode 11:

    Growing the Next Generation

    Mitchell E. Daniels Jr., president of Purdue University, discusses the link between college affordability and economic growth.

  • The Open Mind - Pacifism's Last Stand (Season 36 Episode 10)
    Season 36 Episode 10:

    Pacifism's Last Stand

    University of Hawaii professor Maya Soetoro-Ng, half-sister of President Barack Obama, talks about building a more peaceful society.

  • The Open Mind - Journalism in a Snapchat Age (Season 36 Episode 9)
    Season 36 Episode 9:

    Journalism in a Snapchat Age

    Alberto Ibarguen, president of the James L. Knight Foundation.

  • The Open Mind - Read, America, Read (Season 36 Episode 8)
    Season 36 Episode 8:

    Read, America, Read

    Novelist James Patterson.

  • The Open Mind - Intelligent Intelligent (Season 36 Episode 7)
    Season 36 Episode 7:

    Intelligent Intelligent

    Bob Graham, former chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.

  • The Open Mind - Of Drones and Men -- A Conversation With Elizabeth Spayd (Season 36 Episode 6)
    Season 36 Episode 6:

    Of Drones and Men -- A Conversation With Elizabeth Spayd

    Elizabeth Spayd, editor in chief of Columbia Journalism Review, talks about innovations in journalism and technology.

  • The Open Mind - It's in the Game -- A Conversation With Louise Dubé (Season 36 Episode 5)
    Season 36 Episode 5:

    It's in the Game -- A Conversation With Louise Dubé

    Executive Director Louise Dubé, iCivics, discusses using virtual games to reinvigorate civics education for young people.

  • The Open Mind - Beyond Debt -- A Conversation With Michael Peterson (Season 36 Episode 4)
    Season 36 Episode 4:

    Beyond Debt -- A Conversation With Michael Peterson

    Michael Peterson of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation talks about solutions to national debt.

  • The Open Mind - Is Politics Destroying Our Mental Health? -- A Conversation With Carolyn Lukensmeyer (Season 36 Episode 3)
    Season 36 Episode 3:

    Is Politics Destroying Our Mental Health? -- A Conversation With Carolyn Lukensmeyer

    Dr. Carolyn Lukensmeyer, director of the National Institute for Civil Discourse.

  • The Open Mind - Informing the World -- A Conversation With Gary Pruitt (Season 36 Episode 2)
    Season 36 Episode 2:

    Informing the World -- A Conversation With Gary Pruitt

    CEO Gary Pruitt, The Associated Press, talks about keeping journalists safe.

  • The Open Mind - The Cure for Incivility -- A Conversation With the Reverand John Jenkins (Season 36 Episode 1)
    Season 36 Episode 1:

    The Cure for Incivility -- A Conversation With the Reverand John Jenkins

    The Rev. John Jenkins talks about moral education and incivility.

  • The Open Mind - Why I Keep Raising Hell (Season 35 Episode 52)
    Season 35 Episode 52:

    Why I Keep Raising Hell

    Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) discusses his career that has lasted more than 40 years.

  • The Open Mind - Sex and the Founding Fathers (Season 35 Episode 51)
    Season 35 Episode 51:

    Sex and the Founding Fathers

    Historian Thomas Foster, author of "Sex and the Founding Fathers: The American Quest for a Relatable Past."

  • The Open Mind - Metrics ... or Peril? (Season 35 Episode 43)
    Season 35 Episode 43:

    Metrics ... or Peril?

    Entrepreneur Howard Tullman.

  • The Open Mind - Democracy in Disrepair (Season 35 Episode 41)
    Season 35 Episode 41:

    Democracy in Disrepair

    Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.).

  • The Open Mind - Righting the Moral Wrong (Season 35 Episode 40)
    Season 35 Episode 40:

    Righting the Moral Wrong

    Madeline deLone, executive director of the Innocence Project.

  • The Open Mind - Generation Lost ... or Found? (Season 35 Episode 39)
    Season 35 Episode 39:

    Generation Lost ... or Found?

    Actor-director Alex Karpovsky.

  • The Open Mind - Prince of the Stanza (Season 35 Episode 38)
    Season 35 Episode 38:

    Prince of the Stanza

    Presidential Inaugural Poet Richard Blanco.

  • The Open Mind - Risky Business of Climate Change (Season 35 Episode 37)
    Season 35 Episode 37:

    Risky Business of Climate Change

    Kate Gordon, director of Energy & Climate at Next Generation.

  • The Open Mind - A People's Platform (Season 35 Episode 30)
    Season 35 Episode 30:

    A People's Platform

    Documentary filmmaker Astra Taylor.

  • The Open Mind - Vast Common Good (Season 35 Episode 29)
    Season 35 Episode 29:

    Vast Common Good

    Newton Minow, former chairman of the Federal Communications Commission.

  • The Open Mind - The Black Republican (Season 35 Episode 28)
    Season 35 Episode 28:

    The Black Republican

    Professor Leah Wright, Harvard Kennedy School.

  • The Open Mind - A Social Media President? (Season 35 Episode 27)
    Season 35 Episode 27:

    A Social Media President?

    James Kats, Feld Professor of Emerging Media at Boston University's College of Communication.

  • The Open Mind - Reflections of a Wikimaniac, (Part II) (Season 35 Episode 26)
    Season 35 Episode 26:

    Reflections of a Wikimaniac, (Part II)

    Sue Gardner, former executive director of the Wikimedia Foundation, talks about the Internet.

  • The Open Mind - The Soul Man (Season 35 Episode 25)
    Season 35 Episode 25:

    The Soul Man

    Singer-songwriter Aloe Blacc.

  • The Open Mind - Truth From Tehran to America (Season 35 Episode 23)
    Season 35 Episode 23:

    Truth From Tehran to America

    British-Iranian journalist Ramita Navai.

  • The Open Mind - A Mayor and His City (Season 35 Episode 22)
    Season 35 Episode 22:

    A Mayor and His City

    David Dinkins reflects on his experience as mayor of New York.

  • The Open Mind - Our Digital Future (Season 35 Episode 21)
    Season 35 Episode 21:

    Our Digital Future

    Mitchell Baker, Chairwoman of the Mozilla Foundation.

  • The Open Mind - Congress ... and Its Discontents (Season 35 Episode 20)
    Season 35 Episode 20:

    Congress ... and Its Discontents

    Journalist Wesley Lowery, The Washington Post.

  • The Open Mind - The End of Copycat China (Season 35 Episode 19)
    Season 35 Episode 19:

    The End of Copycat China

    Shaun Rein, founder of the China Market Research Group.

  • The Open Mind - Master Actress (Season 35 Episode 18)
    Season 35 Episode 18:

    Master Actress

    Tony Award-winning actress Joanna Gleason, founder of the Master Class Acting Workshop.

  • The Open Mind - Reflections of a Wikimaniac, Part II (Season 35 Episode 17)
    Season 35 Episode 17:

    Reflections of a Wikimaniac, Part II

    Sue Gardner, former executive director of the Wikimedia Foundation.

  • The Open Mind - Reflections of a Wikimaniac (Season 35 Episode 16)
    Season 35 Episode 16:

    Reflections of a Wikimaniac

    Sue Gardner, former executive director of the Wikimedia Foundation.

  • The Open Mind - A Reporter's Notebook (Season 35 Episode 15)
    Season 35 Episode 15:

    A Reporter's Notebook

    Journalist Wesley Lowery reflects on his coverage of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.

  • The Open Mind - A Patriot's Patriot (Season 35 Episode 14)
    Season 35 Episode 14:

    A Patriot's Patriot

    Paul Rieckhoff, founder and CEO of Iraq & Afghanistan Veterans of America.

  • The Open Mind - Freedom From Religion (Season 35 Episode 13)
    Season 35 Episode 13:

    Freedom From Religion

    President Susan Herman, American Civil Liberties Union.

  • The Open Mind - The Soul Man (Season 35 Episode 12)
    Season 35 Episode 12:

    The Soul Man

    Singer-songwriter Aloe Blacc.

  • The Open Mind - Why Liberal Education Matters (Season 35 Episode 11)
    Season 35 Episode 11:

    Why Liberal Education Matters

    President Michael Roth, Wesleyan University.

  • The Open Mind - The Marshall Project (Season 35 Episode 10)
    Season 35 Episode 10:

    The Marshall Project

    Bill Keller, editor in chief of the Marshall Project.

  • The Open Mind - Digital Natives (Season 35 Episode 8)
    Season 35 Episode 8:

    Digital Natives

    John Palfrey, director of the Digital Public Library of America.

  • The Open Mind - History's Double Standard (Season 35 Episode 7)
    Season 35 Episode 7:

    History's Double Standard

    Professor Annette Gordon-Reed, Harvard University, discusses the public view of Thomas Jefferson.

  • The Open Mind - Race & the Fourth Estate (Season 35 Episode 6)
    Season 35 Episode 6:

    Race & the Fourth Estate

    Writer and NPR television critic Eric Deggans talks about social inequality and citizen journalists.

  • The Open Mind - Not Your Father's Electorate (Season 35 Episode 5)
    Season 35 Episode 5:

    Not Your Father's Electorate

    Columnist Carrie Sheffield talks about gender imbalance in the 113th Congress.

  • The Open Mind - A Reporter's Notebook (Season 35 Episode 4)
    Season 35 Episode 4:

    A Reporter's Notebook

    Journalist Wesley Lowery discusses the Boston Globe coverage of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings.

  • The Open Mind - Cultivating Wit (Season 35 Episode 2)
    Season 35 Episode 2:

    Cultivating Wit

    Comic and author Baratunde Thurston.

  • The Open Mind - A Mayor and His City (Episode 235)
    Episode 235:

    A Mayor and His City

    Guest: David Dinkins, the 106th New York City Mayor.

  • The Open Mind - Freedom from Religion (Episode 227)
    Episode 227:

    Freedom from Religion

  • The Open Mind - Race and the Fourth Estate (Episode 216)
    Episode 216:

    Race and the Fourth Estate

    Guest: Eric Deggans, TV critic, NPR. Award-winning media writer.

  • The Open Mind - The Devil That Never Dies (Episode 209)
    Episode 209:

    The Devil That Never Dies

    Guest: Daniel Jonah Goldhagen, author, "The Devil That Never Dies: The Rise and Threat of Global Anti-Semitism".

  • The Open Mind - The Open Mind (Episode 208)
    Episode 208:

    The Open Mind

  • The Open Mind - The Open Mind (Episode 207)
    Episode 207:

    The Open Mind

  • The Open Mind - The Open Mind (Episode 206)
    Episode 206:

    The Open Mind

  • The Open Mind - The Open Mind (Episode 202)
    Episode 202:

    The Open Mind

  • The Open Mind - The New Deal and the Origins of Our Time (Episode 201)
    Episode 201:

    The New Deal and the Origins of Our Time

    Author Ira Katznelson.

  • The Open Mind - NU-Q: Northwestern University in Qatar (Episode 200)
    Episode 200:

    NU-Q: Northwestern University in Qatar

    Everette E. Dennis, dean of Northwestern University in Qatar.

  • The Open Mind - The Devil That Never Dies (Episode 199)
    Episode 199:

    The Devil That Never Dies

    Historian and author Daniel Jonah Goldhagen.

  • The Open Mind - Up to Date With a PR Guru (Episode 198)
    Episode 198:

    Up to Date With a PR Guru

    Howard Rubenstein, president of Rubenstein Associates.

  • The Open Mind - To Be a Journalist, Part II (Episode 197)
    Episode 197:

    To Be a Journalist, Part II

    Steve Coll, dean of Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism.

  • The Open Mind - To Be a Journalist, Part I (Episode 196)
    Episode 196:

    To Be a Journalist, Part I

    Steve Coll, dean of Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism.

  • The Open Mind - The Election of 1940: FDR, Willkie, Lindbergh and Hitler (Episode 195)
    Episode 195:

    The Election of 1940: FDR, Willkie, Lindbergh and Hitler

    Historian Susan Dunn.

  • The Open Mind - Mandatory Retirement -- An Age-old, or Just an Old Age Problem? (Episode 194)
    Episode 194:

    Mandatory Retirement -- An Age-old, or Just an Old Age Problem?

    Attorney Mark Zauderer.

  • The Open Mind - Bringing Palliative Care Into Mainstream American Medicine, Part II (Episode 193)
    Episode 193:

    Bringing Palliative Care Into Mainstream American Medicine, Part II

    Dr. Diane Meier, director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care.

  • The Open Mind - Bringing Palliative Care Into Mainstream American Medicine, Part I (Episode 192)
    Episode 192:

    Bringing Palliative Care Into Mainstream American Medicine, Part I

    Dr. Diane Meier, director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care.

  • The Open Mind - Religion and Social Activism in Modern America, Part II (Episode 191)
    Episode 191:

    Religion and Social Activism in Modern America, Part II

    Rabbi J. Rolando Matalon of Congregation B'nai Jeshurun.

  • The Open Mind - Journalism's Transition to the Digital Age (Episode 190)
    Episode 190:

    Journalism's Transition to the Digital Age

    Stephen Shepard, founding dean of the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.

  • The Open Mind - Paying It Forward (Episode 189)
    Episode 189:

    Paying It Forward

    Dr. Sandip Kapur discusses kidney transplants from living donors.

  • The Open Mind - America's Families Have Changed ... Its Workplaces Haven't (Episode 188)
    Episode 188:

    America's Families Have Changed ... Its Workplaces Haven't

    Kathleen Christensen discusses the realities of older Americans who continue to work.

  • The Open Mind - World War I as America's Greatest Blunder (Episode 187)
    Episode 187:

    World War I as America's Greatest Blunder

    Author Burton Yale Pines discusses his book "America's Greatest Blunder: The Fateful Decision to Enter World War One."

  • The Open Mind - An Intimate Perspective on Obamacare (Episode 186)
    Episode 186:

    An Intimate Perspective on Obamacare

    Author David Blumenthal discusses health care in America.

  • The Open Mind - The Heart of Power: Health and Politics in the Oval Office (Episode 185)
    Episode 185:

    The Heart of Power: Health and Politics in the Oval Office

    Author David Blumenthal discusses his book "The Heart of Power: Health and Politics in the Oval Office."

  • The Open Mind - Achieving a Civil Society (Episode 184)
    Episode 184:

    Achieving a Civil Society

    John Sexton, president of New York University.

  • The Open Mind - A Global University for the Future, Part II (Episode 183)
    Episode 183:

    A Global University for the Future, Part II

    John Sexton, president of New York University.

  • The Open Mind - A Global University for the Future, Part I (Episode 182)
    Episode 182:

    A Global University for the Future, Part I

    John Sexton, president of New York University.

  • The Open Mind - Generation on a Tightrope (Episode 181)
    Episode 181:

    Generation on a Tightrope

    Dr. Arthur Levine, president of the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.

  • The Open Mind - Saving Lives, Saving Knowledge (Episode 180)
    Episode 180:

    Saving Lives, Saving Knowledge

    Dr. Allan Goodman, Institute of International Education; attorney Mark Angelson.

  • The Open Mind - More About the Future of American Medicine (Episode 179)
    Episode 179:

    More About the Future of American Medicine

    Dr. Herbert Pardes, Executive Vice Chairman of New York-Presbyterian Hospital, talks about healthcare costs.

  • The Open Mind - The Proper Role of the American Corporation (Episode 178)
    Episode 178:

    The Proper Role of the American Corporation

    Research professor Ralph Gomory, New York University Stern School of Business.

  • The Open Mind - News in Bits and Bytes ... How Will the Kids Know What's Going On? (Episode 177)
    Episode 177:

    News in Bits and Bytes ... How Will the Kids Know What's Going On?

    Victor Navasky, publisher emeritus of The Nation.

  • The Open Mind - The Art of Controversy (Episode 176)
    Episode 176:

    The Art of Controversy

    Victor Navasky, publisher emeritus of The Nation.

  • The Open Mind - Fighting for the Press (Episode 175)
    Episode 175:

    Fighting for the Press

    Author James Goodale ("Fighting for the Press: The Inside Story of the Pentagon Papers and Other Battles").

  • The Open Mind - Floyd Abrams, Friend of the Court (Episode 174)
    Episode 174:

    Floyd Abrams, Friend of the Court

    Attorney Floyd Abrams discusses the First Amendment.

  • The Open Mind - To Be a Journalist, Part II (Episode 173)
    Episode 173:

    To Be a Journalist, Part II

    Writer Steve Coll, dean of Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism.

  • The Open Mind - To Be a Journalist, Part I (Episode 172)
    Episode 172:

    To Be a Journalist, Part I

    Writer Steve Coll, dean of Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism.

  • The Open Mind - Up to Date With a PR Guru (Episode 171)
    Episode 171:

    Up to Date With a PR Guru

    Rubenstein Associates President Howard Rubenstein discusses issues important to Americans.

  • The Open Mind - FDR and the Jews (Episode 169)
    Episode 169:

    FDR and the Jews

    Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel discusses the book "FDR and the Jews."

  • The Open Mind - Religion and Social Activism in Modern America (Episode 168)
    Episode 168:

    Religion and Social Activism in Modern America

    Rabbi J. Rolando Matalon of Congregation B'nai Jeshurun in New York talks about social activism and religion.

  • The Open Mind - History as an Act of Faith ... or as Bunk, Part II (Episode 167)
    Episode 167:

    History as an Act of Faith ... or as Bunk, Part II

    Director Oliver Stone and historian Peter Kuznick discuss "The Untold History of the United States."

  • The Open Mind - History as an Act of Faith ... or as Bunk, Part I (Episode 166)
    Episode 166:

    History as an Act of Faith ... or as Bunk, Part I

    Director Oliver Stone and historian Peter Kuznick discuss "The Untold History of the United States."

  • The Open Mind - Final Exam: A Surgeon's Reflections on Mortality (Episode 165)
    Episode 165:

    Final Exam: A Surgeon's Reflections on Mortality

    Dr. Pauline W. Chen discusses the doctor-patient relationship.

  • The Open Mind - A Guide for the Alzheimer's Caregiver (Episode 164)
    Episode 164:

    A Guide for the Alzheimer's Caregiver

    Dr. Ruth Westheimer discusses Alzheimer's disease.

  • The Open Mind - The Election of 1940: FDR, Willkie, Lindbergh and Hitler (Episode 163)
    Episode 163:

    The Election of 1940: FDR, Willkie, Lindbergh and Hitler

    Historian and author Susan Dunn.

  • The Open Mind - To Be a Journalist, Part II (Episode 162)
    Episode 162:

    To Be a Journalist, Part II

    Journalist Steve Coll, Dean of Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism.

  • The Open Mind - To Be a Journalist, Part I (Episode 161)
    Episode 161:

    To Be a Journalist, Part I

    Journalist Steve Coll, Dean of Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism.

  • The Open Mind - To Big to Jail, Part II (Episode 160)
    Episode 160:

    To Big to Jail, Part II

    Columnist Andrew Ross Sorkin, co-anchor of CNBC's "Squawk Box."

  • The Open Mind - To Big to Jail, Part I (Episode 159)
    Episode 159:

    To Big to Jail, Part I

    Columnist Andrew Ross Sorkin, co-anchor of CNBC's "Squawk Box."

  • The Open Mind - Does Media Violence Contribute to Real Life Violence? (Episode 158)
    Episode 158:

    Does Media Violence Contribute to Real Life Violence?

    Dr. Richard Friedman talks about how the psychiatric profession should publicly respond to mass killings in the U.S.

  • The Open Mind - The Years of Lyndon Johnson: The Passage of Power (Part III) (Episode 157)
    Episode 157:

    The Years of Lyndon Johnson: The Passage of Power (Part III)

    Author Robert Caro.

  • The Open Mind - The Years of Lyndon Johnson: The Passage of Power (Part II) (Episode 156)
    Episode 156:

    The Years of Lyndon Johnson: The Passage of Power (Part II)

    Author Robert Caro.

  • The Open Mind - The Years of Lyndon Johnson: The Passage of Power (Part I) (Episode 155)
    Episode 155:

    The Years of Lyndon Johnson: The Passage of Power (Part I)

    Author Robert Caro.

  • The Open Mind - Bill Keller, Man for All Times (Part II) (Episode 154)
    Episode 154:

    Bill Keller, Man for All Times (Part II)

    Columnist Bill Keller.

  • The Open Mind - Bill Keller, Man for All Times (Part 1) (Episode 153)
    Episode 153:

    Bill Keller, Man for All Times (Part 1)

    Columnist Bill Keller.

  • The Open Mind - Steven Brill on the American Medical Marketplace (Episode 152)
    Episode 152:

    Steven Brill on the American Medical Marketplace

    Investigative journalist Steven Brill.

  • The Open Mind - In Memoriam ... Mike Wallace ... 1918 -- 2012 (Episode 151)
    Episode 151:

    In Memoriam ... Mike Wallace ... 1918 -- 2012

    A 1984 interview with broadcast journalist Mike Wallace.

  • The Open Mind - In Memoriam ... Tom Wicker ... 1926 -- 2011 (Episode 150)
    Episode 150:

    In Memoriam ... Tom Wicker ... 1926 -- 2011

    A 1984 interview with columnist Tom Wicker.

  • The Open Mind - The Good Girls Revolt (Episode 149)
    Episode 149:

    The Good Girls Revolt

    Journalist Lynn Povich.

  • The Open Mind - Washington's Culture of Secrets, Sources and Leaks (Episode 148)
    Episode 148:

    Washington's Culture of Secrets, Sources and Leaks

    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Max Frankel.

  • The Open Mind - goodenoughmothering: The Best of the Blog (Episode 147)
    Episode 147:

    goodenoughmothering: The Best of the Blog

    Dr. Elaine Heffner talks about parenting.

  • The Open Mind - Achieving a Civil Society (Episode 146)
    Episode 146:

    Achieving a Civil Society

    President John Sexton, New York University.

  • The Open Mind - Baseball as a Road to God (Episode 145)
    Episode 145:

    Baseball as a Road to God

    President John Sexton, New York University.

  • The Open Mind - A Critic at Large, Part II (Episode 144)
    Episode 144:

    A Critic at Large, Part II

    Critic Edward Rothstein.

  • The Open Mind - A Critic at Large, Part I (Episode 143)
    Episode 143:

    A Critic at Large, Part I

    Critic Edward Rothstein.

  • The Open Mind - A Guide for the Alzheimer's Caregiver (Episode 142)
    Episode 142:

    A Guide for the Alzheimer's Caregiver

    Dr. Ruth Westheimer discusses her book about caring for people with Alzheimer's.

  • The Open Mind - The Years of Lyndon Johnson: The Passage of Power (Part III) (Episode 141)
    Episode 141:

    The Years of Lyndon Johnson: The Passage of Power (Part III)

    Author Robert Caro.

  • The Open Mind - The Years of Lyndon Johnson: The Passage of Power (Part II) (Episode 140)
    Episode 140:

    The Years of Lyndon Johnson: The Passage of Power (Part II)

    Author Robert Caro.

  • The Open Mind - The Years of Lyndon Johnson: The Passage of Power (Part I) (Episode 139)
    Episode 139:

    The Years of Lyndon Johnson: The Passage of Power (Part I)

    Author Robert Caro.

  • The Open Mind - The Future of American Medicine (Episode 138)
    Episode 138:

    The Future of American Medicine

    Dr. Herbert Pardes, New York-Presbyterian Hospital.

  • The Open Mind - Open Heart by Elie Wiesel (Episode 137)
    Episode 137:

    Open Heart by Elie Wiesel

    Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Elie Wiesel discusses his emergency open-heart surgery.

  • The Open Mind - Doctor and Patient (Episode 136)
    Episode 136:

    Doctor and Patient

    Dr. Pauline W. Chen examines the traditional roles of doctors and patients.

  • The Open Mind - A Surgeon's Reflections on Mortality (Episode 135)
    Episode 135:

    A Surgeon's Reflections on Mortality

    Dr. Pauline W. Chen talks about the doctor-patient relationship.

  • The Open Mind - The Price of Everything (Episode 134)
    Episode 134:

    The Price of Everything

    Columnist Eduardo Porter.

  • The Open Mind - Does the Doctor Know Best? (Episode 133)
    Episode 133:

    Does the Doctor Know Best?

    Dr. Peter Bach, director of the Health Policy and Outcomes at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

  • The Open Mind - In the Name of the Law (Episode 132)
    Episode 132:

    In the Name of the Law

    Attorney Mark C. Zauderer.

  • The Open Mind - Successful Aging (Episode 131)
    Episode 131:

    Successful Aging

    Dr. John Rowe discusses aging.

  • The Open Mind - Public Broadcasting in the Public Interest Part II (Episode 130)
    Episode 130:

    Public Broadcasting in the Public Interest Part II

    PBS CEO Paula Kerger.

  • The Open Mind - Public Broadcasting in the Public Interest (Episode 129)
    Episode 129:

    Public Broadcasting in the Public Interest

    PBS CEO Paula Kerger.

  • The Open Mind - Immortal Bird (Episode 128)
    Episode 128:

    Immortal Bird

    Author Doron Weber talks about his son's life and death.

  • The Open Mind - Lincoln Center's Mr. President (Episode 127)
    Episode 127:

    Lincoln Center's Mr. President

    Reynold Levy, president of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.

  • The Open Mind - A Guide for the Alzheimer's Caregiver (Episode 126)
    Episode 126:

    A Guide for the Alzheimer's Caregiver

    Dr. Ruth Westheimer discusses "Guide for the Alzheimer's Caregiver."

  • The Open Mind - An Extraordinary Woman (Episode 125)
    Episode 125:

    An Extraordinary Woman

    Dr. Ruth Westheimer is the subject of a one-woman play and BBC documentary.

  • The Open Mind - Young American Voters and the Coming Presidential Election, Part II (Episode 124)
    Episode 124:

    Young American Voters and the Coming Presidential Election, Part II

    Journalist Alexander Heffner examines the significance of younger voters in the 2012 presidential election.

  • The Open Mind - Serious Evil, Serious Injury and Citizens United (Episode 123)
    Episode 123:

    Serious Evil, Serious Injury and Citizens United

    Attorney Floyd Abrams discusses the Supreme Court's decision in the Citizens United case.

  • The Open Mind - The Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park (Episode 122)
    Episode 122:

    The Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park

    William J. vanden Heuvel, founder of the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute, celebrates the opening of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park.

  • The Open Mind - Americans' Health Care -- Seen With 20/20 Vision, Part II (Episode 121)
    Episode 121:

    Americans' Health Care -- Seen With 20/20 Vision, Part II

    Karen Davis, president of the Commonwealth Fund.

  • The Open Mind - Americans' Health Care -- Seen With 20/20 Vision (Episode 120)
    Episode 120:

    Americans' Health Care -- Seen With 20/20 Vision

    Karen Davis, president of the Commonwealth Fund.

  • The Open Mind - Once Again ... in Conversation With Elie Wiesel (Episode 119)
    Episode 119:

    Once Again ... in Conversation With Elie Wiesel

    Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel, Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

  • The Open Mind - The Businessmen's Crusade Against the New Deal (Episode 118)
    Episode 118:

    The Businessmen's Crusade Against the New Deal

    Historian Kim Phillips-Fein, New York University.

  • The Open Mind - A Nation Working Longer ... Perhaps Doing Better, Part III (Episode 117)
    Episode 117:

    A Nation Working Longer ... Perhaps Doing Better, Part III

    Nicole Maestas, RAND Center for Disability Research.

  • The Open Mind - A Nation Working Longer ... Perhaps Doing Better, Part II (Episode 116)
    Episode 116:

    A Nation Working Longer ... Perhaps Doing Better, Part II

    Nicole Maestas, RAND Center for Disability Research.

  • The Open Mind - The Great Emancipator (Episode 115)
    Episode 115:

    The Great Emancipator

    Historian Harold Holzer.

  • The Open Mind - The Vast Wasteland ... a Half Century Later (Episode 114)
    Episode 114:

    The Vast Wasteland ... a Half Century Later

    Newton Minow, former chairman of the Federal Communications Commission.

  • The Open Mind - In Search of Leadership (Episode 113)
    Episode 113:

    In Search of Leadership

    Frances Hesselbein, Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute.

  • The Open Mind - The Lemon of Illness and the Demand for Lemonade (Episode 112)
    Episode 112:

    The Lemon of Illness and the Demand for Lemonade

    Dr. Jessie Gruman, Center for Advancing Health.

  • The Open Mind - A New York Times Editorial, 5/7/2012: The Cautionary Tale of Dewey & LeBoeuf (Episode 111)
    Episode 111:

    A New York Times Editorial, 5/7/2012: The Cautionary Tale of Dewey & LeBoeuf

    Attorney Mark C. Zauderer.

  • The Open Mind - Immortal Bird (Episode 110)
    Episode 110:

    Immortal Bird

    Doron Weber, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

  • The Open Mind - Top Cop (Episode 109)
    Episode 109:

    Top Cop

    Ray Kelly, New York City Police commissioner, discusses crime, terrorism and police technology.

  • The Open Mind - Public Broadcasting in the Public Interest, Part II (Episode 108)
    Episode 108:

    Public Broadcasting in the Public Interest, Part II

    PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger.

  • The Open Mind - Public Broadcasting in the Public Interest (Episode 107)
    Episode 107:

    Public Broadcasting in the Public Interest

    PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger.

  • The Open Mind - Rule and Ruin (Episode 106)
    Episode 106:

    Rule and Ruin

    Editor Sam Tanenhaus, the Sunday New York Times Book Review.

  • The Open Mind - Will the Tea Get Cold? (Episode 105)
    Episode 105:

    Will the Tea Get Cold?

    Editor Sam Tanenhaus, the Sunday New York Times Book Review.

  • The Open Mind - There Are Not All That Many People Who Can Really Move the Needle (Episode 104)
    Episode 104:

    There Are Not All That Many People Who Can Really Move the Needle

    Paul Nurse, president of England's Royal Society.

  • The Open Mind - Have Scientists Earned the Trust of Their Paymasters ... the Public? (Episode 103)
    Episode 103:

    Have Scientists Earned the Trust of Their Paymasters ... the Public?

    Paul Nurse, president of England's Royal Society.

  • The Open Mind - Living Better ... and Longer ... Thanks to Jane Brody (Episode 102)
    Episode 102:

    Living Better ... and Longer ... Thanks to Jane Brody

    Columnist Jane Brody.

  • The Open Mind - Robber Barons ... or Industrial Giants? (Episode 101)
    Episode 101:

    Robber Barons ... or Industrial Giants?

    Historian David Nasaw discusses Andrew Carnegie.

  • The Open Mind - In the Land of Books (Episode 100)
    Episode 100:

    In the Land of Books

    Editor Sam Tanenhaus, The New York Times Book Review.

  • The Open Mind - The Deaths of Others (Episode 99)
    Episode 99:

    The Deaths of Others

    John Tirman, Center for International Studies at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

  • The Open Mind - Do We Waste Money on Terminal Patients?, Part II (Episode 98)
    Episode 98:

    Do We Waste Money on Terminal Patients?, Part II

    Dr. Peter Bach, director, Center for Health Policy and Outcomes at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

  • The Open Mind - Do We Waste Money on Terminal Patients?, Part I (Episode 97)
    Episode 97:

    Do We Waste Money on Terminal Patients?, Part I

    Dr. Peter Bach, director, Center for Health Policy and Outcomes at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

  • The Open Mind - Broadcasting in America ... in the Public Interest, Part II (Episode 96)
    Episode 96:

    Broadcasting in America ... in the Public Interest, Part II

    Michael J. Copps, retiring FCC commissioner.

  • The Open Mind - Broadcasting in America ... in the Public Interest (Part I) (Episode 95)
    Episode 95:

    Broadcasting in America ... in the Public Interest (Part I)

    Michael J. Copps, retiring FCC commissioner.

  • The Open Mind - In Conversation With a Reporter (Episode 94)
    Episode 94:

    In Conversation With a Reporter

    Reporter David Segal, The New York Times.

  • The Open Mind - The Businessmen's Crusade Against the New Deal (Episode 93)
    Episode 93:

    The Businessmen's Crusade Against the New Deal

    Historian Kim Phillips-Fein.

  • The Open Mind - Big Money, Low Politics and the High Court ... An Exchange of Views, Part II (Episode 92)
    Episode 92:

    Big Money, Low Politics and the High Court ... An Exchange of Views, Part II

    Attorneys Floyd Abrams and Burt Neuborne.

  • The Open Mind - Big Money, Low Politics and the High Court ... An Exchange of Views, Part I (Episode 91)
    Episode 91:

    Big Money, Low Politics and the High Court ... An Exchange of Views, Part I

    Attorneys Floyd Abrams and Burt Neuborne.

  • The Open Mind - Google's Loss: The Public's Gain (Episode 90)
    Episode 90:

    Google's Loss: The Public's Gain

    Robert Darnton, Harvard University Library.

  • The Open Mind - Back at The New Yorker With Hendrik Hertzberg and a National Popular Vote (Episode 89)
    Episode 89:

    Back at The New Yorker With Hendrik Hertzberg and a National Popular Vote

    Hendrik Hertzberg, The New Yorker.

  • The Open Mind - Back at The New Yorker With Hendrik Hertzberg (Episode 88)
    Episode 88:

    Back at The New Yorker With Hendrik Hertzberg

    Hendrik Hertzberg, The New Yorker.

  • The Open Mind - In Search of Leadership (Episode 87)
    Episode 87:

    In Search of Leadership

    Frances Hesselbein, Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute.

  • The Open Mind - Young American Voters and the Coming Presidential Election (Episode 86)
    Episode 86:

    Young American Voters and the Coming Presidential Election

    Journalist Alexander Heffner.

  • The Open Mind - A Critic at Large (Episode 85)
    Episode 85:

    A Critic at Large

    Critic Edward Rothstein, The New York Times.

  • The Open Mind - A Critic at Large (Episode 84)
    Episode 84:

    A Critic at Large

    Critic Edward Rothstein, The New York Times.

  • The Open Mind - The Vast Wasteland ... a Half Century Later (Episode 83)
    Episode 83:

    The Vast Wasteland ... a Half Century Later

    Newton Minow, former Federal Communications Commission chairman.

  • The Open Mind - At Yale: The Floyd Abrams Institute for Freedom of Expression (Episode 82)
    Episode 82:

    At Yale: The Floyd Abrams Institute for Freedom of Expression

    Attorney Floyd Abrams.

  • The Open Mind - In Memoriam: Andy Rooney 1919-2011 (Episode 81)
    Episode 81:

    In Memoriam: Andy Rooney 1919-2011

    A 2003 interview with Andy Rooney.

  • The Open Mind - The Idea and the Uses of a Foundation (Episode 80)
    Episode 80:

    The Idea and the Uses of a Foundation

    President Vartan Gregorian, Carnegie Corporation of New York.

  • The Open Mind - The Idea and the Uses of a Foundation (Episode 79)
    Episode 79:

    The Idea and the Uses of a Foundation

    President Vartan Gregorian, Carnegie Corporation of New York.

  • The Open Mind - Medicalizing Poor Political Leadership (Episode 78)
    Episode 78:

    Medicalizing Poor Political Leadership

    Former British Foreign Secretary David Owen.

  • The Open Mind - Medicalizing Poor Political Leadership (Episode 77)
    Episode 77:

    Medicalizing Poor Political Leadership

    Former British Foreign Secretary David Owen.

  • The Open Mind - Mario Cuomo on the Death Penalty ... and More (Episode 76)
    Episode 76:

    Mario Cuomo on the Death Penalty ... and More

    Former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo discusses why he opposes the death penalty.

  • The Open Mind - Franklin D. Roosevelt and His Four Freedoms ... 70 Years Later (Episode 75)
    Episode 75:

    Franklin D. Roosevelt and His Four Freedoms ... 70 Years Later

    William J. vanden Heuvel discusses the relevance of the four freedoms.

  • The Open Mind - The Curse of Short-termism in America (Episode 74)
    Episode 74:

    The Curse of Short-termism in America

    Attorney Ira M. Millstein.

  • The Open Mind - The Curse of Short-termism in America (Episode 73)
    Episode 73:

    The Curse of Short-termism in America

    Attorney Ira M. Millstein.

  • The Open Mind - The Legal Brain-Scape: Neuroscience and the Law (Episode 72)
    Episode 72:

    The Legal Brain-Scape: Neuroscience and the Law

    Attorney Mark Zauderer talks about the aging brain.

  • The Open Mind - More About Print -- Books and Newspapers -- With Sam Tanenhaus (Episode 71)
    Episode 71:

    More About Print -- Books and Newspapers -- With Sam Tanenhaus

    Sam Tanenhaus, The New York Times Book Review.

  • The Open Mind - Truth and Accuracy in Books ... Whose Responsibility? (Episode 70)
    Episode 70:

    Truth and Accuracy in Books ... Whose Responsibility?

    Sam Tanenhaus, The New York Times Book Review.

  • The Open Mind - What Is News? (Episode 69)
    Episode 69:

    What Is News?

    Historian Robert Darnton discusses history and news.

  • The Open Mind - Google's Loss: The Public's Gain (Episode 68)
    Episode 68:

    Google's Loss: The Public's Gain

    Director Robert Darnton, Harvard University Library.

  • The Open Mind - Julie Salamon and the Uncommon Life of Wendy Wasserstein (Episode 67)
    Episode 67:

    Julie Salamon and the Uncommon Life of Wendy Wasserstein

    Author Julie Salamon.

  • The Open Mind - Peculiar Institution -- America's Death Penalty in an Age of Abolition (Episode 66)
    Episode 66:

    Peculiar Institution -- America's Death Penalty in an Age of Abolition

    Sociology professor David Garland.

  • The Open Mind - Television's Man for All Seasons (Episode 65)
    Episode 65:

    Television's Man for All Seasons

    Television producer Norman Lear.

  • The Open Mind - Television's Man for All Seasons (Episode 64)
    Episode 64:

    Television's Man for All Seasons

    Television producer Norman Lear.

  • The Open Mind - Doctors in America: Professionals or Providers (Episode 63)
    Episode 63:

    Doctors in America: Professionals or Providers

    Internist Richard P. Cohen.

  • The Open Mind - A Nation Working Longer ... Perhaps Doing Better (Episode 62)
    Episode 62:

    A Nation Working Longer ... Perhaps Doing Better

    Dr. Richard Johnson, the Urban Institute, discusses the benefits of retiring at a later age.

  • The Open Mind - There Are Not All That Many People Who Can Really Move the Needle (Episode 61)
    Episode 61:

    There Are Not All That Many People Who Can Really Move the Needle

    Paul Nurse, the Royal Society, discusses elitism in funding senior scientists.

  • The Open Mind - Have Scientists Earned the Trust of Their Paymasters ... the Public? (Episode 60)
    Episode 60:

    Have Scientists Earned the Trust of Their Paymasters ... the Public?

    President Paul Nurse, the Royal Society.

  • The Open Mind - Talk Therapy vs. Fewer Dollars and Less Time (Episode 59)
    Episode 59:

    Talk Therapy vs. Fewer Dollars and Less Time

    Dr. Robert Michaels discusses treating patients more with medication than with talk time.

  • The Open Mind - Joe Nocera's Good Guys & Bad Guys (Episode 58)
    Episode 58:

    Joe Nocera's Good Guys & Bad Guys

    Columnist Joe Nocera discusses his book.

  • The Open Mind - Bill Moyers JOURNAL: The Conversation Continues (Episode 57)
    Episode 57:

    Bill Moyers JOURNAL: The Conversation Continues

    Journalist Bill Moyers discusses his book.

  • The Open Mind - Bill Moyers JOURNAL: The Conversation Continues (Episode 56)
    Episode 56:

    Bill Moyers JOURNAL: The Conversation Continues

    Journalist Bill Moyers discusses his book.

  • The Open Mind - Howard Gardner on Truth, Beauty and Goodness (Episode 55)
    Episode 55:

    Howard Gardner on Truth, Beauty and Goodness

    Harvard University professor Howard Gardner.

  • The Open Mind - Memories of a Newsman (Episode 54)
    Episode 54:

    Memories of a Newsman

    Journalist John Darnton discusses his father, a correspondent killed in World War II.

  • The Open Mind - For the Old Men of the Class of '46 (Episode 53)
    Episode 53:

    For the Old Men of the Class of '46

    Columbia College Dean Michele Moody-Adams.

  • The Open Mind - The Historian as Public Intellectual (Episode 52)
    Episode 52:

    The Historian as Public Intellectual

    Columbia University professor Eric Foner.

  • The Open Mind - The Great Emancipator (Episode 51)
    Episode 51:

    The Great Emancipator

    Columbia University professor Eric Foner.

  • The Open Mind - In Memoriam: Dr. Fred Plum 1924-2010 (Episode 50)
    Episode 50:

    In Memoriam: Dr. Fred Plum 1924-2010

    From 1994: Dr. Fred Plum, New York Hospital chief of neurology.

  • The Open Mind - There Are Not All That Many People Who Can Really Move the Needle (Episode 49)
    Episode 49:

    There Are Not All That Many People Who Can Really Move the Needle

    President Paul Nurse, the Royal Society.

  • The Open Mind - Have Scientists Earned the Trust of Their Paymasters ... the Public? (Episode 48)
    Episode 48:

    Have Scientists Earned the Trust of Their Paymasters ... the Public?

    President Paul Nurse, the Royal Society.

  • The Open Mind - Farewell to Gutenberg? (Episode 47)
    Episode 47:

    Farewell to Gutenberg?

    Editor-in-Chief Michael Korda, Simon & Schuster.

  • The Open Mind - Paranoid Politics in the Age of Obama (Episode 46)
    Episode 46:

    Paranoid Politics in the Age of Obama

    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Will Bunch.

  • The Open Mind - Growing Up Digital ... Good for the Kids, or Bad? (Episode 45)
    Episode 45:

    Growing Up Digital ... Good for the Kids, or Bad?

    Dr. Michael Levine, executive director of the Joan Ganz Cooney Center.

  • The Open Mind - Peculiar Institution -- America's Death Penalty in an Age of Abolition (Episode 44)
    Episode 44:

    Peculiar Institution -- America's Death Penalty in an Age of Abolition

    Author David Garland.

  • The Open Mind - The Rise of the Liberal Rich and the Remaking of America (Episode 43)
    Episode 43:

    The Rise of the Liberal Rich and the Remaking of America

    David Callahan, co-founder of Demos.

  • The Open Mind - Medicalizing Poor Political Leadership (Episode 42)
    Episode 42:

    Medicalizing Poor Political Leadership

    David Owen, former British Foreign Secretary.

  • The Open Mind - Medicalizing Poor Political Leadership (Episode 41)
    Episode 41:

    Medicalizing Poor Political Leadership

    David Owen, former British Foreign Secretary.

  • The Open Mind - Democracy in America (Episode 40)
    Episode 40:

    Democracy in America

    President Vartan Gregorian, Carnegie Corporation of New York.

  • The Open Mind - The Web Means the End of Forgetting (Episode 39)
    Episode 39:

    The Web Means the End of Forgetting

    Jeffrey Rosen, The New Republic.

  • The Open Mind - The Web Means the End of Forgetting (Episode 38)
    Episode 38:

    The Web Means the End of Forgetting

    Jeffrey Rosen, The New Republic.

  • The Open Mind - Palliative Medicine: Care vs. Cure? (Episode 37)
    Episode 37:

    Palliative Medicine: Care vs. Cure?

    Dr. Diane Meier discusses palliative care and serious illness.

  • The Open Mind - The Obama Agenda ... for a New Deal (Episode 36)
    Episode 36:

    The Obama Agenda ... for a New Deal

    Harvard University political scientist Theda Skocpol.

  • The Open Mind - The Obama Agenda ... for a New Deal (Episode 35)
    Episode 35:

    The Obama Agenda ... for a New Deal

    Harvard University political scientist Theda Skocpol.

  • The Open Mind - The Bully Pulpit (Episode 34)
    Episode 34:

    The Bully Pulpit

    Executive Director Michael Waldman, Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law.

  • The Open Mind - The Historian as Public Intellectual (Episode 33)
    Episode 33:

    The Historian as Public Intellectual

    Professor and historian Eric Foner.

  • The Open Mind - The Great Emancipator (Episode 32)
    Episode 32:

    The Great Emancipator

    Columbia University professor Eric Foner.

  • The Open Mind - The Times, Its Readers, and Their Advocate, Chapter 3 (Episode 31)
    Episode 31:

    The Times, Its Readers, and Their Advocate, Chapter 3

    Retired editor Clark Hoyt discusses his tenure at The New York Times.

  • The Open Mind - The Times, Its Readers, and Their Advocate, Chapter 3 (Episode 30)
    Episode 30:

    The Times, Its Readers, and Their Advocate, Chapter 3

    Retired editor Clark Hoyt discusses his tenure at The New York Times.

  • The Open Mind - Palliative Medicine: Care vs. Cure? (Episode 29)
    Episode 29:

    Palliative Medicine: Care vs. Cure?

    Dr. Diane Meier of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine talks about palliative care.

  • The Open Mind - In Memoriam: Neil Postman -- 1931-2003 (Episode 28)
    Episode 28:

    In Memoriam: Neil Postman -- 1931-2003

    A 1985 interview with author Neil Postman.

  • The Open Mind - Big Money, Low Politics and the High Court ... an Exchange of Views (Episode 27)
    Episode 27:

    Big Money, Low Politics and the High Court ... an Exchange of Views

    Civil liberties attorneys Floyd Abrams and Burt Neuborne.

  • The Open Mind - Big Money, Low Politics and the High Court ... an Exchange of Views (Episode 26)
    Episode 26:

    Big Money, Low Politics and the High Court ... an Exchange of Views

    Civil liberties attorneys Floyd Abrams and Burt Neuborne.

  • The Open Mind - Your Personal Health ... With Jane Brody (Episode 25)
    Episode 25:

    Your Personal Health ... With Jane Brody

    The New York Times personal health columnist Jane Brody.

  • The Open Mind - Health Care Reform and Personal Privacy (Episode 24)
    Episode 24:

    Health Care Reform and Personal Privacy

    Janlori Goldman, Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health.

  • The Open Mind - Hero: Lawrence of Arabia (Episode 23)
    Episode 23:

    Hero: Lawrence of Arabia

    Author Michael Korda.

  • The Open Mind - A Society With Many More Seniors With Walkers Than Youngsters in Strollers (Episode 22)
    Episode 22:

    A Society With Many More Seniors With Walkers Than Youngsters in Strollers

    John Rowe, Columbia University; Lisa Berkman, Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies.

  • The Open Mind - A Society With Many More Seniors With Walkers Than Youngsters in Strollers (Episode 21)
    Episode 21:

    A Society With Many More Seniors With Walkers Than Youngsters in Strollers

    John Rowe, Columbia University; James Jackson, University of Michigan.

  • The Open Mind - A Society With Many More Seniors With Walkers Than Youngsters in Strollers (Episode 20)
    Episode 20:

    A Society With Many More Seniors With Walkers Than Youngsters in Strollers

    Dr. John Rowe and Dr. Linda Fried discuss MacArthur Foundation's Research Network on an Aging Society.

  • The Open Mind - Nine Old (and Young) Men (and Women) (Episode 19)
    Episode 19:

    Nine Old (and Young) Men (and Women)

    Presidential speechwriter Jeff Shesol.

  • The Open Mind - Nine Old (and Young) Men (and Women) (Episode 18)
    Episode 18:

    Nine Old (and Young) Men (and Women)

    Presidential speechwriter Jeff Shesol.

  • The Open Mind - The Web Means the End of Forgetting (Episode 17)
    Episode 17:

    The Web Means the End of Forgetting

    Law professor Jeffrey Rosen.

  • The Open Mind - The Web Means the End of Forgetting (Episode 16)
    Episode 16:

    The Web Means the End of Forgetting

    Law professor Jeffrey Rosen.

  • The Open Mind - Food, Drugs, Medical Devices and the Public Interest (Episode 15)
    Episode 15:

    Food, Drugs, Medical Devices and the Public Interest

    Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg.

  • The Open Mind - A Society With Many More Seniors With Walkers Than Youngsters in Strollers (Episode 14)
    Episode 14:

    A Society With Many More Seniors With Walkers Than Youngsters in Strollers

    Columbia University professor John Rowe discusses aging.

  • The Open Mind - The OpEd Page (Episode 13)
    Episode 13:

    The OpEd Page

    David Shipley, The New York Times, discusses letters to the editor and Op-Ed pieces.

  • The Open Mind - Charlie and Doc ... Goodbye Mr. Chips (Episode 12)
    Episode 12:

    Charlie and Doc ... Goodbye Mr. Chips

    New York University President John Sexton and Richard Heffner recall their high school teachers.

  • The Open Mind - Media Matters (Episode 11)
    Episode 11:

    Media Matters

    Distinguished Professor Emeritus Jerome Aumente, Rutgers University.

  • The Open Mind - In Memoriam ... David Brown, 1916-2010 (Episode 10)
    Episode 10:

    In Memoriam ... David Brown, 1916-2010

    Archive interview from 1990 with journalist David Brown.

  • The Open Mind - In Memoriam ... Arnold Forster, 1912-2010 (Episode 9)
    Episode 9:

    In Memoriam ... Arnold Forster, 1912-2010

    Archive interviews from 1956 and 1988 with Arnold Forster, former leader of the Anti-Defamation League.

  • The Open Mind - Money Talks ... But Can It Claim the Right of Free Speech? (Episode 8)
    Episode 8:

    Money Talks ... But Can It Claim the Right of Free Speech?

    Burt Neuborne, legal director of New York University Law School's Brennan Center for Justice.

  • The Open Mind - Money Talks ... But Can It Claim the Right of Free Speech? (Episode 7)
    Episode 7:

    Money Talks ... But Can It Claim the Right of Free Speech?

    Burt Neuborne, legal director of New York University Law School's Brennan Center for Justice.

  • The Open Mind - Money Talks ... But Can It Claim the Right of Free Speech? (Episode 6)
    Episode 6:

    Money Talks ... But Can It Claim the Right of Free Speech?

    Burt Neuborne, legal director of New York University Law School's Brennan Center for Justice.

  • The Open Mind - The War Lovers (Episode 5)
    Episode 5:

    The War Lovers

    Newsweek editor-at-large Evan Thomas.

  • The Open Mind - The War Lovers (Episode 4)
    Episode 4:

    The War Lovers

    Newsweek editor-at-large Evan Thomas.

  • The Open Mind - Democracy in America (Episode 3)
    Episode 3:

    Democracy in America

    President Vartan Gregorian, Carnegie Corp. of New York.

  • The Open Mind - Leon Botstein ... The Bard of Bard College (Episode 2)
    Episode 2:

    Leon Botstein ... The Bard of Bard College

    Bard College President Leon Botstein.

  • The Open Mind - In the Public Interest (Episode 1)
    Episode 1:

    In the Public Interest

    Former Time Warner/AOL CEO Gerald Levin discusses American business and the public interest.

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