- Daniel Gifford (George Mason University) says this dynamic isn’t new. Before Americans celebrated Turkey Day, the idea was pushed as a way to bring a divided country together in the lead up to the Civil War.
- The psychology of how to have difficult conversations across differences.
- Coming out to your family over the holidays.
- Alice Waters, chef, food activist, and the founder of Chez Panisse Restaurant Berkeley, California, argues that every child in America should be fed free, organic food at schools. The author of the new book “Coming to My Senses” speaks candidly about her life before she opened her seminal farm-to-table restaurant.
A new 1 hour special from The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University
Compiled by Award-winning producer John Biewen from the “Seeing White” series on his “Scene on Radio” podcast, The Invention of Race traces the development of racial and racist ideas from the ancient world — when there was no notion of race — up to the founding of the United States as, fundamentally, a nation of and for white people.
The Closer To Truth Radio Hour
A limited series of 10 programs exploring the vital ideas of existence
In its 17th season, the popular PBS television series Closer To Truth is broadcast on over 200 PBS and public stations in the U.S. and internationally.
Now these intimate conversations with leading scientists, philosophers, scholars, theologians and creative thinkers offering cutting-edge insights on the vital ideas of existence are available to the public radio audience in the Closer To Truth Radio Hour.
Closer To Truth makes profound ideas accessible, relevant, and engaging.
For more information, visit the Program listing.