Albany, NY – WAMC's Alan Chartock is joined by renowned neurologist Dr. Walter Bradley of the University of Miami's Miller School of Medicine. They discuss brain health, combating strokes, and the advances that are working against ALS and other degenerative diseases.
Great Barrington, MA – Mark Hertsgaard, an independent journalist based in San Francisco, is the author of six books on politics, culture and the environment that have been translated into sixteen languages. He has covered climate change for twenty years for many of the world's leading newspapers and magazines, including Vanity Fair, The New Yorker, The Nation, Time, L'espresso and Die Zeit.
Albany, NY – Alan is joined by the incoming president of Mt. Holyoke College, Lynn Pasquerella, who becomes the South Hadley, Massachusetts' school's 18th president in July. They discuss her hopes for the institution and Pasquerella's background as a philosopher and medical ethicist.
Great Barrington, MA – Alan Chartock is joined by Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick for a rare extended interview. They discuss the coming challenges for 2010 and the Governor's relationship with lawmakers in Boston.
Albany, NY – Alan is joined by David Kaczynski, Gary Wright and Patricia Fennell to discuss the effects of trauma on the human mind. Wright, a survivor of Unabomber attack, has formed an unlikely friendship with David Kaczynski, the Unabomber's brother. Patricia Fennell is an expert on chronic illnesses and trauma.
Albany, NY – Alan Chartock hosts part five of the juvenile justice reform symposium, in which he is joined by Shay Bilchik, Director of the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform at Georgetown University's Public Policy Institute, and Vincent Schiraldi, Director of the District of Columbia's Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services.