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Ch. Title Description # Day Date Time Length RPT CC DVS AD MD
10.2 Siddhartha Mukherjee/David Scadden Leading cancer researchers Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee and Dr. David Scadden discuss Mukherjee's book, "The Emperor of All Maladies". (2 of 12) 402 SU 08/10/14 06:00pm 00:56:30 - (CC) × ST
10.2 Siddhartha Mukherjee/David Scadden Leading cancer researchers Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee and Dr. David Scadden discuss Mukherjee's book, "The Emperor of All Maladies". (2 of 12) 402 MO 08/11/14 04:00am 00:56:30 - (CC) × ST
10.2 Michio Kaku/James Canton Michio Kaku, a leader in the field of theoretical physics, and futurist James Canton discusses Kaku's book, "Physics of the Future: How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100". (3 of 12) 403 SU 08/17/14 06:00pm 00:56:30 - (CC) × ST
10.2 Michio Kaku/James Canton Michio Kaku, a leader in the field of theoretical physics, and futurist James Canton discusses Kaku's book, "Physics of the Future: How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100". (3 of 12) 403 MO 08/18/14 04:00am 00:56:30 - (CC) × ST
10.2 Richard Ellis and Jeff Corwin Richard Ellis, author of "On Thin Ice: The Changing World of the Polar Bear," discusses his book with Jeff Corwin, host of "Animal Planet". (3 of 13) 203 SU 08/24/14 06:00pm 00:56:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
10.2 Richard Ellis and Jeff Corwin Richard Ellis, author of "On Thin Ice: The Changing World of the Polar Bear," discusses his book with Jeff Corwin, host of "Animal Planet". (3 of 13) 203 MO 08/25/14 04:00am 00:56:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
10.2 Steven Pinker Harvard University professor Steven Pinker talks about his controversial history of violence, T"he Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined". (12 of 12) 412 SU 08/31/14 06:00pm 00:59:00 - (CC) × ST
10.2 Steven Pinker Harvard University professor Steven Pinker talks about his controversial history of violence, T"he Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined". (12 of 12) 412 MO 09/01/14 04:00am 00:59:00 - (CC) × ST
10.2 Ray Kurzweil and Jim Fleming Ray Kurzweil's inventions have revolutionized society, with the first print to speech reading machine for the blind and the first text-to-speech synthesizer. He is a revolutionary thinker on the topic of artificial intelligence, contending that humans will eventually become hybrids of biological and non-biological intelligence. He speaks with NPR's Jim Fleming, about his book, "How to Create a Mind: the Secret of Human Thought Revealed," sharing insight into how the human brain evolved and some fascinating predictions about its future. (2 of 7) 502 SU 09/07/14 06:00pm 00:59:00 - (CC) × ST
10.2 Ray Kurzweil and Jim Fleming Ray Kurzweil's inventions have revolutionized society, with the first print to speech reading machine for the blind and the first text-to-speech synthesizer. He is a revolutionary thinker on the topic of artificial intelligence, contending that humans will eventually become hybrids of biological and non-biological intelligence. He speaks with NPR's Jim Fleming, about his book, "How to Create a Mind: the Secret of Human Thought Revealed," sharing insight into how the human brain evolved and some fascinating predictions about its future. (2 of 7) 502 MO 09/08/14 04:00am 00:59:00 - (CC) × ST
10.2 Rick Pitino and Joe Nocera Rick Pitino is the only coach to take three different schools to the NCAA Final Four. Considered one of the most dynamic and successful basketball coaches of our time, he is also the author of four business and leadership books, including "The One-Day Contract". He is interviewed by Joe Nocera, opinion and business columnist for The New York Times. (6 of 7) 506 SU 09/14/14 06:00pm 00:59:00 - (CC) × ST
10.2 Rick Pitino and Joe Nocera Rick Pitino is the only coach to take three different schools to the NCAA Final Four. Considered one of the most dynamic and successful basketball coaches of our time, he is also the author of four business and leadership books, including "The One-Day Contract". He is interviewed by Joe Nocera, opinion and business columnist for The New York Times. (6 of 7) 506 MO 09/15/14 04:00am 00:59:00 - (CC) × ST
10.2 Daniel Okrent and John Huey Daniel Okrent, the managing editor of Life magazine and author of "Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition" explains how Prohibition gave rise to our current use of mixers with liquor, the first national crime syndicates, and the prominence of Coca-Cola. Guest: John Huey, the editor-in-chief of Time, Inc. (4 of 13) 204 SU 09/21/14 06:00pm 00:56:33 - (CC) × ST
10.2 Daniel Okrent and John Huey Daniel Okrent, the managing editor of Life magazine and author of "Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition" explains how Prohibition gave rise to our current use of mixers with liquor, the first national crime syndicates, and the prominence of Coca-Cola. Guest: John Huey, the editor-in-chief of Time, Inc. (4 of 13) 204 MO 09/22/14 04:00am 00:56:33 - (CC) × ST
10.2 Ahmed Rashid/Clarissa Ward Leading Pakistani journalist Ahmed Rashid discusses ramifications of the U.S. exit from Afghanistan, possibilities of negotiating with the Taliban, and his book "Pakistan on the Brink," with CBS News Foreign Correspondent Clarissa Ward. (4 of 12) 404 SU 09/28/14 06:00pm 00:59:00 - (CC) × ST
10.2 Ahmed Rashid/Clarissa Ward Leading Pakistani journalist Ahmed Rashid discusses ramifications of the U.S. exit from Afghanistan, possibilities of negotiating with the Taliban, and his book "Pakistan on the Brink," with CBS News Foreign Correspondent Clarissa Ward. (4 of 12) 404 MO 09/29/14 04:00am 00:59:00 - (CC) × ST