Feb 27, 2014 | 53:59Ideas Paul Robeson Audio
Ideas Paul Robeson Feb 27, 2014 | 53:59Paul Kennedy pays tribute to his life and times of Paul Robeson. He was one of the greatest voices of the 20th century, and also a powerful actor. His fame won him many friends, as well as powerful enemies.
Feb 25, 2014 | 54:00Ideas The Crooked Path, Part 2 Audio
Ideas The Crooked Path, Part 2 Feb 25, 2014 | 54:00Jeff Wall's art exudes dramatic power. His large-scale photographic tableaux are in many of the world's most important art collections. Curator Ann Pollock explores with Jeff Wall the trajectory of his remarkable career.
Feb 24, 2014 | 53:59Ideas The Crooked Path, Part 1 Audio
Ideas The Crooked Path, Part 1 Feb 24, 2014 | 53:59Jeff Wall's art exudes dramatic power. His large-scale photographic tableaux are in many of the world's most important art collections. Curator Ann Pollock explores with Jeff Wall the trajectory of his remarkable career.
Feb 17, 2014 | 53:58Ideas Aging by the Book Audio
Ideas Aging by the Book Feb 17, 2014 | 53:58Baby boomers are identified with youth culture. So who do they think they are when they get old? The answer may be in their stories. Wendy Robbins looks at the growing popularity of a narrative approach to aging, even for individuals with dementia.
Feb 13, 2014 | 54:00Ideas End of the Dial Audio
Ideas End of the Dial Feb 13, 2014 | 54:00Newspapers, publishing and the recording industry may all be in deep trouble from online media. But pronouncements about the death of radio are premature. Contributor Garth Mullins believes we're witnessing the dawning of a radio renaissance.
Feb 12, 2014 | 54:00Ideas Top Dog: The Science of Winning and Losing Audio
Ideas Top Dog: The Science of Winning and Losing Feb 12, 2014 | 54:00What makes a champion? Why do some wilt in high-pressure competition, while others rise to the occasion? Drawing on science, psychology, sports and economics, authors Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman explore the anatomy of building champions.
Feb 10, 2014 | 54:00Ideas The Four-Minute Mile Audio
Ideas The Four-Minute Mile Feb 10, 2014 | 54:00While the world watches the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games, we revisit a sixtieth anniversary of Roger Bannister's heroic attempt to smash the 'four-minute mile', on a cinder track in Oxford, England, back in 1954.
Feb 6, 2014 | 53:59Ideas The Unsinkable Silken Laumann Audio
Ideas The Unsinkable Silken Laumann Feb 6, 2014 | 53:59Only weeks before the 1992 Olympics, a brutal rowing accident shattered Silken Laumann's right leg. Twenty-seven days and five operations later, she was back -- and rowed toward one of the greatest comebacks in Canadian sporting history.