We talk with two legal specialists about why law school grads can't find work, and what law schools and law firms can do to help.
We talk to an African American author about what Black Americans think about the president as he finishes his tenure as our first African American president.
Synopsis: Young people love political campaigns but, unfortunately, they don’t have the same enthusiasm about voting in elections. Why is this? And how can we encourage more young people to cast their votes on election day? We talk to two political specialists about the phenomenon and how we can make it easier for America’s … Continue reading 16-16 Segment 1: Encouraging Young People To Vote
Synopsis: We all know the names of famous First Ladies – Martha Washington, Mary Todd Lincoln, Eleanor Roosevelt, Nancy Reagan – and they all left their marks on our country in one way or another. One of these ladies that you probably don’t know much about is Louisa Adams, wife of President John Quincy … Continue reading 16-16 Segment 2: Louisa Adams: The extraordinary life of the First Lady you didn’t know
Synopsis: Historical fiction is very popular these days, but why? And how do authors weave a fictional story around actual people, places and events? We talk to three best-selling authors of the genre about how they write their books and why. Host: Gary Price. Guests: Ruta Sepetys, author of Salt to the Sea; Kristina … Continue reading 16-15 Segment 1: Getting it Right: The art of writing historical fiction
Synopsis: Recess helps kids unwind during the school day, but it’s much more than just a time to exercise. We talk to two recess “specialists” about the mental as well as the physical benefits of recess, and learn about some recess activities that help a child be more creative, more social as well as … Continue reading 16-15 Segment 2: The Importance of Recess
Synopsis: There’s a lot going on in the sky for the remainder of this year and our guests discuss the upcoming astronomical events and how you can watch them with the naked eye or with inexpensive binoculars and telescopes. We also discuss the importance and the fun of stargazing, where the best places are … Continue reading 16-14 Segment 1: Astronomical Wonders: What’s coming up this year?
Synopsis: How do professionals question people to get the information they want? We talk to a specialist on interrogation and lying about this topic, and how law enforcement and job interviewers use the same tactics to get to the truth and find out if someone might be lying to them. Host: Marty Peterson. Guests: … Continue reading 16-14 Segment 2: The Whole Truth: How do you know if someone is lying?