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January 2010 Episodes:
  • Pub Date: Jan 29, 2010 - 1:00 am
  • Peggy Rajski on Sexuality, Adolescence, Spirituality & The Movies and Katie Callaway Hall on Before Jaycee Lee Dugard: Abduction, Assault and Rape - A Victim Survivor of Phillip Garrido
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  • Academy Award winner Peggy Rajski is a film and television director and producer. She won an academy award for Best Live Action Short for her directorial debut, the comedy/drama TREVOR. Other directorial outings include the long-running hit television series ER. As a producer part of her credits include LITTLE MAN TATE, HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS, THE GRIFTERS, EIGHT MEN OUT, BEE SEASON and TOWELHEAD. Ms. Rajski has also launched BeCause, a series of short documentaries highlighting the groundbreaking work of pioneering individuals and organizations tackling complex social issues.

    Katie Callaway Hall is an international speaker and rape victim advocate. She is a rape victim survivor of Phillip Garrido, the man who is charged with kidnapping and raping 11 year old Jaycee Lee Dugard from South Lake Tahoe and holding her captive for l8 years. Katie has appeared on dozens of national TV shows including Larry King Live, Good Morning America, Geraldo, Diane Sawyer (now ABC-TV News Anchor), and CNN Headline News. Katie is working with John Walsh's National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
  • Pub Date: Jan 25, 2010 - 1:00 am
  • Howard Bloom on A Radical Re-Vision of Capitalism and Dr. Carol Wise on Political & Psychological Economics
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  • Howard Bloom is a Visiting Scholar at New York University and the critically acclaimed author of The Lucifer Principle: A Scientific Expedition into the Forces of History, Global Brain: The Evolution of Mass Mind from the Big Bang to the 21st Century and The Genius of the Beast: A Radical Re- vision of Capitalism. He is a member of the New York Academy of Sciences, the National Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Psychological Society, the Academy of Political Science, and the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, as well as the founder of the International Paleopsychology Project and The Space Development Steering Committee (2007), an organization that includes astronauts Buzz Aldrin, Edgar Mitchell and members from NASA and the National Science Foundation.

    Dr. Carol Wise specializes in international political economy and development, with an emphasis on Latin America. She has written widely on trade integration, exchange rate crises, institutional reform, and the political economy of market restructuring in the region. Prof. Wise has worked and written most extensively on Argentina, Mexico, and Peru. She is the author of several books including Requiem or Revival? The Promise of North American Integration and Reinventing the State: Economic Strategy and Institutional Change in Peru.
  • Pub Date: Jan 15, 2010 - 1:00 am
  • Jeff Krehely on Gay Marriage: LGBT Civil Rights and Robin Sax on Child Sexual Assault
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  • Jeff Krehely is the Director of the LGBT Research and Communications Project at The American Progress Center. He has been the research director of The Movement Advancement Project, and has also served as the special assistant to the president of The Atlantic Philanthropies, Inc., a multibillion-dollar international grant making organization, and as a research associate at the Urban Institute's Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy.

    Robin Sax is a former Los Angeles County Deputy District Attorney who specialized in prosecuting sex crimes against children. For over fifteen years Robin has prosecuted some of the most despicable defendants who committed the most heinous crimes. Robin has appeared on dozens of national media outlets, including (most recently): the Dr. Phil show, Tyra Banks, CNN Larry King, HLN Nancy Grace, the Today Show and many others! Her latest book is It Happens Every Day
  • Pub Date: Jan 01, 2010 - 1:00 am
  • David A. Kessler, M.D. on THE END OF OVEREATING and Diana Dreyez-Kessler on The Future of Arts Education
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  • David A. Kessler, M.D. is the former Commissioner of the United States Food and Drug Administration. He served as Commissioner from November 1990 until March 1997. Dr. Kessler was appointed by President Bush and reappointed by President Clinton. He has also served as the Dean of the medical schools at Yale and the University of California, San Francisco. He is a Professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology and Biostatistics at UCSF. His latest book is, The End of Overeating. (Rebroadcast)

    Diana Derycz-Kessler is an Attorney and the President and Chief Executive Officer of The Los Angeles Film School and The Los Angeles Recording School. Diana has also acted as a producer and executive producer on independent feature films. She is a 1991 graduate of Harvard Law School (JD), a 1988 graduate of Stanford University (MA Latin American Studies), and 1987 graduate of University of California, Los Angeles (double major in History and Latin American Studies). Rebroadcast