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Mo Willems Talks To Children – And Us

Mo Willems, acclaimed children's author and illustrator, joins us to talk Knuffle Bunny, Nanette's baguette and finding empathy in today's world.

Mo Willems Talks To Children – And Us

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American Geography As A Political Reality

Big geopolitical thinker Robert Kaplan on rooting American policy in the reality of American geography.

American Geography As A Political Reality

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'Spinster' – And Loving It

With over 50% of American women unmarried— we'll look at the push to reclaim the word "spinster" – to be single and proud of it.

'Spinster' – And Loving It

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Michael Eric Dyson's 'Sermon To White America'

Michael Eric Dyson's fiery challenge to White America: stop ignoring the injustices facing Black America. He's with us.

Michael Eric Dyson's 'Sermon To White America'

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Forget Your Troubles, Come On, Get Hygge

Danes are the happiest people in the world. They say they get there with hygge – coziness. We'll ask how that works.

Forget Your Troubles, Come On, Get Hygge

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One More 'Case Against Sugar'

Still coming to grips with sugar. Author Gary Taubes says we're still in denial.

One More 'Case Against Sugar'

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Antarctic Ice Shelves And Global Dynamics

the crack in the Antarctic ice shelf grows by 11 miles. We'll look at what's coming, and talk with physicist Helen Czerski about the dynamics of the world around us.

Antarctic Ice Shelves And Global Dynamics

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New Research Reveals Deep Truths About Fat

The secret life of fat. The latest science on America's unending battle.

New Research Reveals Deep Truths About Fat

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Moby On His New Memoir 'Porcelain'

Musician-DJ Moby is out with a new memoir. He's with us in the studio.

Moby On His New Memoir 'Porcelain'

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T.S. Eliot And The Birth Of The Modern Poet

The great Christopher Ricks on the great T.S. Eliot. Practical cats and the way the world ends.

T.S. Eliot And The Birth Of The Modern Poet

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