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After the hottest summer on record, climate scientist Michael Mann shares lessons from Earth’s prehistoric past. Also, the latest on charges dropped against Officer Mark Dial.
Air Date: September 27, 2023 12:00 pmListen 50:19
The 20 million AR-15s in the U.S. today are a symbol of constitutional freedom, evil and terror. A new book, 'American Gun', traces the weapon's history and transformation.
Air Date: September 26, 2023 12:00 pmListen 50:17
We’ll find out how cigarette manufacturers made some processed food addicting. Then, Judy Govatos talks about death with dignity. Opera Philadelphia's David Devan also joins.
Air Date: September 21, 2023 12:00 pmListen 50:20
On Point's Meghna Chakrabarti joins us. And, the author of 'Sharenthood' on posting pictures of kids online. Plus, the 2023 Annenberg Constitution Day Civics Survey results.
Air Date: September 20, 2023 12:00 pmListen 50:19
Philadelphia's Mütter Museum is wrestling with ethical questions about its displays of human remains. Also, the invention of the pocket and the first emoticon :-).
Air Date: September 19, 2023 12:00 pmListen 50:39
Adeena Sussman's latest cookbook, Shabbat, is a multicultural treasure trove of recipes for the weekly day of rest. Also, things to do this weekend and trouble at Temple.
Air Date: September 14, 2023 12:00 pmListen 49:30
New COVID-19 vaccine recommendations come out Tuesday. We hear from Dr. Paul Offit, a member of the FDA advisory panel, about the latest guidelines released by the CDC.
Air Date: September 13, 2023 12:00 pmListen 49:26
NJ Gov. Phil Murphy rejected a proposal to house asylum seekers at Atlantic City Airport. We'll talk abut the national immigration crisis. Plus, why we're so into subtitles.
Air Date: September 12, 2023 12:00 pmListen 46:39
Pets can add so much happiness to our lives, but they're not accessories. We'll talk about the ethics of caring for a pet and our relationships with our furry friends.
Air Date: September 7, 2023 12:00 pmListen 49:30
"The Breakaway" author Jennifer Weiner joins us. Also, the latest on tropical storms and depressions midway through hurricane season, and the Philadelphia Fringe Festival.
Air Date: September 6, 2023 12:00 pmListen 49:54
Students are back in class and so is ChatGPT. What does AI mean for the future of teaching and learning? And, a N.J. man battles Taco Bell for "Taco Tuesday."
Air Date: September 5, 2023 12:00 pmListen 50:18
Kids in Philadelphia go back to school next week. We talk with Superintendent Tony Watlington. Plus, the I-95 cap park project and the best events happening all weekend long.
Air Date: August 31, 2023 12:00 pmListen 50:02
In the deepest parts of the ocean, strange creatures lurk and industrial fishing and deep sea mining pose a threat. Plus, mercury is in retrograde right now. So, what?
Air Date: August 30, 2023 12:00 pmListen 49:47
We'll talk with James Patterson about his new release, Lion and Lamb. Plus, missing summertime already? How to preserve the bounty of your garden for months to come.
Air Date: August 29, 2023Listen 50:03