As American students' test scores fall behind in the world, the education reform debate heats up.
Bob talks to former Senator Tom Daschle, Global Integrity's Nathaniel Heller, and Hall of Famer Earl 'The Pearl' Monroe.
Stories of a border patrol agent and two medical volunteers and their encounters with illegal immigrants trying to enter the country.
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.
Bob talks to former Poet Laureate Sharon Olds about about her writing, her teaching, and her refusal to dine with First Lady Laura Bush.
Kate DiCamillo, who has written four young adult novels which have received some of the genre's most prestigious honors, talks about "The Tale of Despereaux."
Director Terry Gilliam talks about his 'Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus,' Heath Ledger's death, and what eventually saved the film.
Bob Edwards interviews legendary guitarist and inventor Les Paul; together, they tour the Gibson guitar factory.
Author Susan Jacoby talks about anti-intellectualism and singer David Wilcox plays selections from his new CD.
It's the 50th anniversary of the book that defined the Beat movement -- the importance and lasting effects of "On the Road."