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Historian Brenda Wineapple on her book “The Impeachers: The Trial of Andrew Johnson…”
Columbia University Center for Energy Policy’s Richard Nephew on sanctions and tariffs.
John Bracken of the Digital Public Library of America on the vital role of libraries.
Jonathan Haidt, NYU professor of ethical leadership, on pluralism, partisanship and 2020
M.R. O’Connor on “Wayfinding: The Science and Mystery of How Humans Navigate the World.”
New University in Exile Consortium’s Arien Mack and scholar Kian Tajbakhsh on freedom.
NJ Governor Phil Murphy talks about his pro-growth progressive agenda for New Jersey.
Localization Lab’s Dragana Kaurin on protecting refugees, journalists, and activists.
Charles Graeber on “The Breakthrough: Immunotherapy and the Race to Cure Cancer.”
Seth Fletcher on his new book “Einstein's Shadow” and the quest to see the black hole.
Cailin O'Connor and James Owen Weatherall on their new book "The Misinformation Age.
South Carolina U.S District Judge Richard Gergel on his new book "Unexampled Courage.”
Investigative journalist Anna Merlan on her new book "Republic of Lies” and conspiracy.
Executive Barie Carmichael on jobs, corporate stewardship, and the new social landscape.
News Literacy Project CEO Alan Miller on equipping students to discern fact from fiction
Common Cause Electoral Reform director Pam Wilmot on the National Popular Vote
Former State Department Advisor Chris Painter on digital security and foreign policy.
Harvard Professor of Education Anthony Jack discusses his new book “The Privileged Poor"
Demos President Sabeel Rahman on the future of the Democratic Party, and progressivism.
Novelist and Hutchins Center fellow ZZ Packer on civil rights, disobedience, and society
Annenberg Public Policy Center's Kathleen Hall Jamieson on political hacking and trolls.
Former Ohio Governor John Kasich discusses preserving the Republican Party.
Sally Kohn on her book “The Opposite of Hate: A Field Guide to Repairing Our Humanity.”
Joy Buolamwini of Algorithmic Justice League on facial recognition and AI technology.
About The Open Mind
Hosted by Alexander Heffner, The Open Mind is a thoughtful excursion into the world of ideas across politics, media, technology, the arts, and all realms of civic life. First broadcast in 1956, it explores challenges of the digital age, American politics and emerging issues. These conversations are a primary resource to the public, students, teachers, researchers, and archivists.
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