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October 19, 2011
Arts, Culture & Media
Bob Edwards Weekend
June 09, 2010
Allende returns to the world of historical fiction with "Island Beneath the Sea," the story of a slave girl in 19th Century Haiti.
January 02, 2010
Director Terry Gilliam talks about his 'Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus,' Heath Ledger's death, and what eventually saved the film.
August 28, 2009
As American students' test scores fall behind in the world, the education reform debate heats up.
May 14, 2009
Three writers discuss themes as varied as consumer electronics, neuroscience and Twitter.
April 16, 2009
"Newsweek" columnist Ellis Cose documents how Rwandan survivors have dedicated their lives to helping themselves and their nation.
April 05, 2009
The author of "The House on Mango Street" talks about her seminal work, one of the most beloved and critically acclaimed books of the 20th century.
Business, Economics and Jobs
February 19, 2009
The Family Medical Leave Act protects the rights of workers, but many opt not to take it because they cannot afford to.
January 16, 2009
In her best-seller "Reading Lolita in Tehran," Azar Nafisi wrote about the lives of women in Iran; now she tells her own life story.
January 07, 2009
Writer and book critic Jay Parini scanned American bookshelves and identified the seminal works in the birth and growth of the nation.
April 14, 2008
Bob Edwards interviews legendary guitarist and inventor Les Paul; together, they tour the Gibson guitar factory.
September 19, 2008
Writer Philip Roth, who claims his two closest friends are "sheer playfulness" and "deadly seriousness," talks about his new book.
January 08, 2008
From 'Bob Edwards Weekend,' stories of homeless families and how economics, education, and healthcare impact their lives.
December 24, 2008
Ron Howard's latest film chronicles the interviews between British tv host David Frost and President Richard Nixon.
January 09, 2008
The public radio host and the venerable musician come together for an hour of witty conversation and original music.
August 07, 2008
The story of the first real presidential press secretary, Stephen T. Early, who came to the White House with Franklin Roosevelt in 1933.
February 07, 2008
Bob talks to the former double agent about his experiences in the late 1990s, spying for both the Russians and the US.
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