Public Radio Showcase

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Public Radio Showcase 4-28-12
11:49 am
Tue April 24, 2012

When it Comes To Politics, Is The Internet Closing Our Minds?

Coming Up Saturday, April 28th at 4pm.

NPR presents an Intelligence Squared U.S. debate about the polarizing effect the internet may have on politics.

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Public Radio Showcase 4-21-12
1:21 pm
Sat April 21, 2012

BURN: An Energy Journal - Hunting for Oil: Risks and Rewards

It is the fundamental issue of our time: Energy; where we get it; how we use it; what happens then. It powers our homes and our economy; it creates troubled alliances and disturbing divisions; it empowers and impoverishes; it enables almost all that we do and now threatens all that we have become.

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Public Radio Showcase (Sat 4pm)
10:38 am
Sat April 14, 2012

Iran and the Bomb

Will sanctions and diplomacy be enough to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons? Or is a military strike on Iran's nuclear facilities inevitable?

A nuclear Iran could lead to a Middle Eastern arms race and destabilize the world’s oil market.

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Public Radio Showcase 4-7-12
10:33 am
Sat April 7, 2012

Snap Judgment: One of Our Own

Some say blood is thicker than water. Maybe, maybe not. On this special presentation of Snap Judgment, we explore the different ways people create the special alchemy of family.

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Public Radio Showcase 3-31-12
10:27 am
Sat March 31, 2012

Does China Do Capitalism Better Than America?

NPR presents an Intelligence Squared U.S. debate about capitalism in America and China.

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Public Radio Showcase 3-24-12
2:38 pm
Sat March 24, 2012

Is Obesity The Government's Business?

David Satcher (from left), Pamela Peeke, John Stossel and Paul Campos faced off in an Intelligence Squared U.S. debate on obesity Feb. 7 at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts at New York University.

NPR presents an Intelligence Squared U.S. debate about obesity in the US.

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Public Radio Showcase 3-17-12
4:29 pm
Sat March 17, 2012

The Rise of the Islamists

Across the Arab world, the new power brokers are Islamist movements with a sweeping electoral mandate.

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Public Radio Showcase 3-10-12
3:56 pm
Sat March 10, 2012

BURN: An Energy Journal - Particles: Nuclear Power After Fukushima

It is the fundamental issue of our time: Energy; where we get it; how we use it; what happens then. It powers our homes and our economy; it creates troubled alliances and disturbing divisions; it empowers and impoverishes; it enables almost all that we do and now threatens all that we have become.

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Public Radio Showcase 3-3-12
4:40 pm
Sat March 3, 2012

After Kim Jong-il: America and the Two Koreas

The death of Kim Jong-il last December - and the appointment of his unknown and untested twenty-something son Kim Jong-un as his successor - has left the world on the edge of its seat – and with plenty of questions.

The US, South Korea, and North Korea’s neighbors are watching closely to see what comes next.

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Public Radio Showcase 2-25-12
4:05 pm
Sat February 25, 2012

America and the Middle East: What Lies Ahead

With American troops out of Iraq and leaving Afghanistan – what will America’s ‘strong presence’ in the region look like?

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