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Americans spend nearly ten times more to imprison a child then we would to educate them.  In her book, Burning Down the House, Nell Bernstein reveals that we are risking the future of a third of our children.

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Explosion Green: When David Gottfried came up with an idea for green environmental building 20 years ago, he ran into a number of hurdles.  The building industry had been doing what they did for decades.  Why change?  It’s taken another two decades, but changes have been made.

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In our quest to link the human brain with computers, neurosurgeon Eric Leuthhardt provides a cautionary tale.

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This Memorial Day special centers on the story of one of World War II’s most unusual encounters.  Nearly 50-years later, an American B-17 pilot and an ace German fighter pilot would bond as brothers.

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Entrepreneur and author David Howitt provides a modern day manifesto for those who feel disconnected and unfulfilled.

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