Podcasts de Massachusetts

Week In The News: Syria And Congress, G20, Fukushima

An attack on Syria goes before Congress. Obama in Russia. Diana Nyad's epic swim. Our weekly news roundtable goes...

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The History Of The Mississippi River

Life on the Mississippi. Pirates. River rats. Hustlers. Slaves. A new history looks at the American resonance of Old...

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Big Thinkers On Syria: Morality And Strategy

We invite big thinkers to wrestle with the moral and strategic implications of a military strike or pass in Syria.

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Sue Grafton On 'W Is For Wasted'

Mega-bestselling crime writer Sue Grafton joins us, on the evolution of the detective novel, and her latest, "W is...

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Russia's Move on Syria

Moscow jumps in to push international control of Syria's chemical weapons. Is this the off-ramp from a crisis?

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The Rise Of E-Cigarettes

E-cigarettes are suddenly all over. Nicotine in a tube. Are they safe?

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President Obama's Case On Syria

The President makes his case on Syria. We turn to Congress and you for reaction.

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For Student Athletes, College Football Is A Broken 'System'

Celebrated investigative journalists Armen Keteyian and Jeff Benedict go deep with us on the inside story of big time...

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Modern India: Big Growth, Big Problems

India, once a roaring Asian tiger, hits a wall of corruption and poverty. What's the way forward now for India and...

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Billy Crystal On Making Memories And Memoirs

Billy Crystal joins us, on a life in comedy and being Billy Crystal.

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Week in the News: Russia, Syria and Colorado Senate Recalls

The President hits pause on Syria. Colorado gun control champions recalled. A pause again for 9/11. Our weekly...

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Economist Tyler Cowen On The End Of Average

American inequality grows again. Economist Tyler Cowen says it's going to change us, and describes how.

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Songwriter Richard Sherman Has The Hits We Remember

We talk with songwriter and composer Richard Sherman about his work on the Disney classics "Mary Poppins," "The...

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Five Years After Lehman Brothers Collapsed, What's Changed?

Five years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, we look at the bust that followed, what's been cleaned up on Wall...

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Life Behind The Vibes: Jazz Musician Gary Burton Looks Back

Jazz vibraphone great Gary Burton joins us, on a unique instrument and an unusual life.

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Diane Ravitch And The 'Error' Of American School Reform

Education icon Diane Ravitch championed education reform from vouchers to charter schools. Now she champions against...

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Extreme Weather, Extreme Consequences in Colorado

The aftermath of Colorado's devastating mountain flooding, and the towering cost of extreme weather.

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In State Health Care Markets, Results May Vary

States are readying their rollout of Obamacare. We'll check in across the country.

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Margaret Atwood Will Make You Afraid Of Her Tomorrow

Novelist Margaret Atwood is back with her end of the world trilogy and a new human race.

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Week in the News: Navy Yard Shooting, Congressional Infighting, Syria

The Navy Yard massacre. Brazil and NSA spying. Chemical weapons negotiation and Syria. Our weekly news roundtable...

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