15-48 Segment 1: All American Boys: Young People Deal with Race

  Synopsis: How do young people deal with race in their lives? We aren’t born racist, so how do some of them become that way? We talk to two young readers authors about their new book that addresses the issue. We discuss how young people relate to those of different races, how friendship and loyalty …

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15-48 Segment 2: What to Do When You’re New: Navigating New Situations

  Synopsis: When you’re the new person at the office, in the neighborhood or at a party it can be an awkward situation, especially if you’re not the most gregarious person. Our guest discusses the issue and offers advice on how to navigate various situations when you’re the newbie in the room. Host: Marty Peterson. …

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15-47 Segment 1: Buying Ethically and Sustainably for the Holidays

Synopsis: It’s almost time to head to the mall and check out the holiday decorations and pick up some presents for friends and family. A lot of people will be buying clothing, shoes, accessories and making sweets as gifts, thinking only about the cost and if the recipient will like it. Our guests say that …

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15-47 Segment 2: Henry Clay: America’s greatest statesman that you don’t know

Synopsis: Most of us have heard the name of Henry Clay, but he’s not one of the people we usually remember the way we do George Washington or Thomas Jefferson. Our guest says that Clay was just as important to our nation as the founding fathers, and he discusses the great contributions this Speaker of the …

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15-47 Segment 1: Business Blunders: Cleaning up the mess

Synopsis: There have been a number of incidents recently where large companies or their spokespeople give the business a black eye by their manufacturing practices or illegal behavior. What can a business do to bounce back and once again create trust with its customers? Our two business specialist discuss the issue and offer advice about …

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15-46 Segment 2: Somewhere There Is Still a Sun: A Holocaust memoir

Synopsis: Although their numbers are dwindling every year, there are still many people alive today who remember and lived through the Holocaust during World War II. One of these men spoke to us about his experience as a young boy in a Czechoslovakian work camp, and how his mother – through hard work, quick thinking …

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15-45 Segment 1: The Master Algorithm: Is there a robot in your future?

Synopsis: What would it be like to have a computer examine you and diagnose your illness? How about a robot making a reservation at an exciting new restaurant that is just perfect – without any direct input from you? Sound like science fiction? Well, our guest says that it already is…or soon will be…science fact. …

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15-45 Segment 2: In the Kingdom of Ice: The voyage of the USS Jeannette

Back in the 1870s and 80s, the north and south poles were as mysterious and intriguing as the moon and planets are to us today. Many expeditions tried – and most failed – to reach the North Pole, leaving many courageous sailors and their ships encased in the snow and ice. We talk to an …

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15-44 Segment 1: Public Speaking: Overcoming fear and putting your best voice forward

Synopsis: Speaking in public can be a very anxiety-producing experience, but why? And how can we remove some of that anxiety and do a better job in front of an audience? Our guests discuss the fear of public speaking and offer advice on how to create, prepare for and deliver a speech with confidence. Host: …

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15-44 Segment 2: Jack London: Adventure author and social activist

Synopsis: Author Jack London is known for his stories of adventure in the Klondike, the Yukon and other far-away places. Our guest, however, says these stories also reflect his desire to bring the plight of poor and exploited workers to the public’s attention. We’ll hear how London’s hardscrabble youth and physically demanding jobs informed his …

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