*** This is an extended encore presentation of a show originally aired October 1st, 2012 ***
They warned him, “Once you get in, there’s no getting out.”
Journey with us on Monday’s Central Standard for a discussion with former Black Panther Jamal Joseph. We're stepping back in time to the late 1960s and early 1970s, and looking through the eyes of one of the youngest Black Power leaders in New York.
Her memoir, The Distance Between Us, is an intimate, graphic narrative about her early years left behind by her parents in Mexico, tumultuous time as a youth in America and journey to becoming a U.S. citizen.
Gender identity is central to one's sense of self. So, when an individual undergoes a physical transformation, they alter more than just their appearance. It's an emotional journey that transforms lives.
On Thursday’s Central Standard, we'll be joined by members of our local transgender community.
Learn about a group that's still struggling for visibility, recognition and equality. Plus, find out about the step-by-step process to constructing a new identity.
In recent years A.J. Jacobs has lived by George Washington's rules of conduct, outsourced his entire life of everyday tasks to Indian service representatives, posed as a woman on an online dating site and grown a long beard to adhere to Old Testament doctrine as part of a year of living biblically.
His latest quest: Getting fit.
On Thursday's Central Standard, we'll be joined by author A.J. Jacobs. He's going to tells us about his new book Drop Dead Healthy, where explores the latest cultural obsessions and trends in healthy living. He'll discuss this latest grueling experiments, as he literally strives to be healthy from head-to-toe.
You might've noticed a few tell tale signs of Autumn: the beginnings of fall foliage in the trees, flocks of birds migrating overhead... But one has to wonder, how did all that dry heat this summer affect our natural world as we fall into the Fall season? And how is the lingering drought impacting local wildlife?
On this Wednesday's Central Standard, we take an early Autumn look at Nature in the City with Larry Rizzo, natural history biologist, and Joe Werner, biologist and urban ecologist.
Find out why the dynamics of private sector are essential to understanding the economy. Plus, we’ll discuss government transparency and accountability. If you're just little rusty on your economic theory and policy, join us at the table for the perfect refresher course.