Articles Tagged ‘ reporter ’

Elizabeth Kolbert, THE SIXTH EXTINCTION & Annalee Newitz, SCATTER, ADAPT AND REMEMBER

June 12th, 2014

Science reporter Elizabeth Kolbert talks about her book,The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History. And Annalee Newitz discusses the prospects for human survival amid the mass extinction we are causing. Her book is Scatter, Adapt and Remember.

Betty Medsger, THE BURGLARY & Don Mitchell, FLYING BLIND

April 30th, 2014

Betty Medsger talks about her book about the 1971 Media, PA theft of files from an FBI office, The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover’s Secret FBI. And Don Mitchell tells how he got involved in the fight to protect endangered bats in his book, Flying Blind.

Katherine Bagley, BLOOMBERG’S HIDDEN LEGACY, plus Ten Best Shows of 2013

December 31st, 2013

We talk with Inside Climate News reporter Katherine Bagley about Mayor Bloomberg’s record on climate resilience for New York City. She co-wrote BLOOMBERG’S HIDDEN LEGACY with Maria Galucci. Also we hear excerpts from WV’S “Best of 2013″ episodes, featuring clips from interviews with Rilla Eskew, Carla Kaplan, Marisa Silver, Ruth Ozeki and Richard Heinberg.

Mike Feder, A LONG SWIM UPSTREAM & Helen Thomas WATCHDOGS OF DEMOCRACY?

July 25th, 2013

Radio host, monologist and author, Mike Feder talks about surviving a crazy childhood and finding healing in humor. His book is A Long Swim Upstream. And Helen Thomas died on July 20. We play our 2006 interview with Thomas about her book on the Washington Press Corps, Watchdogs of Democracy?

INTERNET & PRESS FREEDOM: Rebecca MacKinnon, Tim Karr, Alexander Cockburn

May 31st, 2013

We re-play our 2012 interview with Rebecca MacKinnon about her book Consent of the Networked. Then we look back again at Wikileaks and what it means for press freedom: we air our 2010 interviews with the late Alexander Cockburn and with Tim Karr of the organization, Free Press. And finally, we hear a Spring poem from Philip Schultz: Bleeker Street.

How To Find Fulfillment: Bruce Frankel and Susan Whitbourne

August 25th, 2010

Bruce Frankel on WHAT SHOULD I DO FOR THE REST OF MY LIFE? And psychologist Susan Krauss Whitbourne on THE SEARCH FOR FULFILLMENT.

The War Over Climate: Eric Pooley & Eli Kintisch

August 18th, 2010

Francesca Rheannon talks with Eric Pooley about the politics of climate change. His book is THE CLIMATE WAR: True Believers, Power Brokers, and the Fight to Save the Earth. Also, Eli Kintisch on geo-engineering; his book is HACKING THE PLANET: Science’s Best Hope – or Worst Nightmare – for Averting Climate Catastrophe.