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How a Pediatrician Discovered Lead in Flint's Water
June 18, 2018
Porochista Khakpour's Journey Through Lyme Disease, Identity, and Art
Why Does Mental Illness Shorten Patients' Lifespans?
Searching for Balance and Normalcy with Autism
How Californians Fired the Judge of the Brock Turner Rape Case
June 15, 2018
Can the VA Deny Coverage for Military Training Injuries?
From NYC to Botswana, One Doctors' Journey Treating Patients with HIV/AIDS
Please Explain: Altered States of Consciousness
If You Have Problems, Wyatt Cenac Has Solutions
June 14, 2018
Shakespeare in the Park's 'Othello'
The Immigration Policy Separating Families
Eve Ensler Fights Female Oppression with 'Fruit'
Everything Needed to Get Your House Ready for Summer
June 13, 2018
Is Puerto Rico the Next Stop for Disaster Capitalists?
How the FIFA Scandal Became an International Corruption Case
Hip Hop & the Rise of a Multibillion-Dollar Industry
'Boundaries' Takes Three Generations on a Canadian-American Road Trip
June 12, 2018
What's in a Name? 'Always Anjali' Finds Out
Novelist Fatima Farheen Mirza on Finding 'A Place for Us'
Ben Rhodes' Insider View of the Obama White House
A Transcontinental Immigrant Narrative
June 11, 2018
The Life & Loss of Robin Williams
'I'm Still Here' Moves the Race Conversation Forward
Why Dr. Ruth is Optimistic About Online Dating
Documentary Explores Mr. Rogers, the Quiet Radical
June 8, 2018
How Climate Change is Killing Your Avocados
'Shock and Awe' & the Lies That Started the Iraq War
Please Explain the Science of Shorelines
The Miracle Year of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise
June 7, 2018
Family Drama in Fairview
How Big Pharma Pushed Fentanyl
Todd Fisher on Life With Carrie Fisher & Debbie Reynolds
The Supreme Court Case that Changed Gay Marriage in America
June 6, 2018
The Battle Raging Over the Amazon River
60 Years of Alvin Ailey Dance
'American Eden': America's First Botanical Garden
How Will Technology Affect the Future of the Justice System?
June 5, 2018
New Narratives of the Urban Native American Experience
An Unlikely World War II Romance
Can MTA Buses Have a Comeback?
Hemingway's Love Affair with Venice
June 4, 2018
Carl Zimmer Questions Heredity as We Know It
How the Marine Corps Shaped Robert Mueller
Allison Pearson's New Novel Ponders, 'How Hard Can It Be?'
Mark Rylance and Claire Van Kampen on 'Farinelli and the King'
June 1, 2018
'The Band's Visit' Musicians Perform Live!
Director Michael Grandage Brings Disney's 'Frozen' to Broadway
Harry Hadden-Paton & Lauren Ambrose Star in 'My Fair Lady'
Will This Tick Give Me Lyme Disease?
A Feminist's Take on the Shifting Culture of Pregnancy
Tech Pioneer Jaron Lanier on the Diminishing Returns of Social Media
Phylicia Rashad Directs 'Our Lady of 121st Street'
Summertime, When the Livin' is...Easy?
May 31, 2018
40 Years on Capturing Broadway on Film
Can Democracy Survive Cyber Hackers?
'200 Women Who Will Change How You See the World'
The Story of America's 'Unknown Soldier'
May 30, 2018
The Meteoric Rise & Fall of Silicon Valley's Theranos
Could Impeachment Lead to a Democratic Civil War?
Poor, Sick, Mad & Criminal: The Origins of Roosevelt Island
The Costs of Higher Ed Part III: The Labor Problem
May 29, 2018
'Unsheltered' Takes A Deep Dive into NYC's Housing Crisis
'Saving Central Park': A New York Love Story
Elizabeth Warren on How to Save the Middle Class
'No Turning Back: Life, Loss and Hope in Wartime Syria'
May 28, 2018
How to Fix U.S. Maternal Health Care: Call the Midwife
Nick Nolte's Life on Screen and in Print
Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o Revisits His Year in a Kenyan Prison
Dispossession & Rebellion: A New History of Appalachia
May 25, 2018
25 Years of the MTA's 'Poetry in Motion'
Is Pre-K the Most Influential Year in a Child's Life?
The Power of Intuition in Times of Crisis
Condola Rashad Brings Joan of Arc to Broadway
May 24, 2018
Glenda Jackson on Returning to Broadway After 30 Years
Family, Food & Fun...Favorite Recipes from Melissa Clark's Kitchen
May 23, 2018
'Queen Sugar' Returns for Season 3
'Dance Nation': A Comical Coming of Age
The Costs of Higher Ed Part II: Is Working for Free Worth it?
May 22, 2018
Michael Chabon on Fashion and Fatherhood
Philip Ashforth Coppola on Drawing Subway Lines for 40 Years
Ethan Hawke Stars as a Lost Pastor in 'First Reformed'
May 21, 2018
Gun Ownership in the Era of Mass Shootings
'ACORN & the Firestorm' Chronicles the Demise of a National NGO
Please Explain: Why Pollen Makes Me Sneeze
May 18, 2018
What Broke Our Healthcare System & How We Can Fix It?
'The Iceman Cometh' Back to Broadway
May 17, 2018
Isabella Rossellini Brings Her One-Woman Show to America
Milton Glaser Examines His Iconic Work
Maira Kalman Takes on Cake
May 16, 2018
A History of the World's 'Most Extravagant Hotel'
Mark Bittman on 'How to Grill Everything'
The Costs of Higher Ed Part I: Is it Just Me, or Is Tuition Skyrocketing?
May 15, 2018
Got Anxiety? Michael Pollan Says Medicinal LSD Could Help
Richard Russo: Writer and Reader
How Meaningful Gatherings Can Make You a Better Human
Canine Cognition: What's My Dog Really Thinking?
May 14, 2018
Deb Perelman's Guide To Springtime Baking!
Franchesca Ramsey Escalates the Conversation on Race, Identity & Activism
The Joys & Challenges of Being a Female Comedian
Will Appalachia's Natural Gas Boom Follow Coal's Troubled Path?
May 11, 2018
Harry Hadden-Paton & Lauren Ambrose Bring 'My Fair Lady' to Life
Please Explain: Medical Myths
Bryan Stevenson on Understanding Our Legacy of Racial Injustice
Listeners Call in About Spring (And Springtime Cleaning)!
May 10, 2018
'Hear Together:' How NYC Families Cope With ICE Detention
Joshua Jackson & Lauren Ridloff on 'Children of a Lesser God'
Tom Hollander on the Kaleidoscopic Thrill of 'Travesties'
The 'Opportunity Zones' for Luxury Developers in Poor Neighborhoods
May 9, 2018
The Story of Former Trump Family Adviser Roy Cohn
Misdemeanors in the Classroom: Betsy DeVos & the School-to-Prison Pipeline
'That Kind of Mother,' a Tale of Parenthood & Privilege
Mark and Jay Duplass Talk Filmmaking, Brotherhood, and Success
May 8, 2018
If You Get Hacked, Do You Have The Right To Hack Back?
H. Jon Benjamin on Why We Need to Fail
The Life, Career and Scandal of Benjamin Netanyahu
Bill Charlap on the Art of Improvisation
May 7, 2018
How Robert Smigel Harnesses the Talents of Adam Sandler and Chris Rock
The Musicians From 'The Band's Visit' Perform Live!
Norbert Leo Butz And David Yazbek Go Way Back
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