September 20, 2011 Talk of the Nation visited National Geographic Society headquarters this afternoon for a live recording of their daily news program from the Grosvenor Auditorium.
September 11, 2011 I vividly remember what a beautiful day Sept. 11 was — on a run before work, the temperature was delicious, the sky an impeccable blue. People ask what I remember from those first few days, and I think you might understand that it's mostly a blur. NPR's Neal Conan remembers the morning of Sept. 11, 2001.
September 9, 2011 Talk of the Nation will broadcast live from National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C. on September 20, 2011. If you're in town, please join us for a discussion on the teenage brain and a conversation with explorers.
September 2, 2011 We're with the East Coast whiners. There was serious impact. But the talk of the nation remains divided on the news media's handling.
September 2, 2011 A conversation about Al-Qaida raises questions about what should and shouldn't be said about possible terrorism targets.
July 25, 2011 On today's Talk of the Nation: Trying to understand what drove the confessed killer in Norway, and the methods of SlutWalks on the Opinion Page. In hour two: confronting difficult decisions at the end of the life, and the music of William Elliott Whitmore.
November 22, 2010 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, the fight over the new START treaty, and why more Marines back 'don't ask, don't tell.' In our second hour, is it time for college football playoffs?
September 16, 2010 Talk of the Nation partnered with National Geographic to tell the story of the Gulf spill and the world's oceans. Moving, memorable radio, on-location from NatGeo.
September 7, 2010 On today's Talk of the Nation, guest host Jennifer Ludden talks about what's up with the housing market, coming out at work and your favorite back to school rituals.
July 26, 2010 'TOTN' Takes Facebook By Storm! Just click "like" to get in on the excitement!
May 18, 2010 In our first hour, changing health care, and bicycles vs. cars. In our second hour, the author of "Nomad" and TV upfronts.
May 17, 2010 In our first hour, securing the border, and negotiating with the Taliban. In our second hour, Supreme Court rules on sex offenders, and Iron Man II.
May 13, 2010 In our first hour, military culture changes, and why the oil leak isn't so bad. In our second hour, the placebo effect, and Karzai comes to Washington.
May 12, 2010 In our first hour, Kentucky Political Junkie. In our second hour, red vs. blue families, and Greek debt crisis.