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April 2012 Episodes:
  • Pub Date: Apr 27, 2012
  • Mitchell Zuckoff on "Lost In Shangri-La": Our Culture of War and Survivors Guilt and Michael Goldstein & Robert Schwartz on "The Bling Ring": Celebrity Crime & The Hollywood Hills Burglaries
  • Mitchell Zuckoff is a professor of journalism at Boston University. He is the author of Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adventure and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II. Zuckoff's magazine work has appeared in The New Yorker, Fortune, and other national and regional publications. He is a former special projects reporter for The Boston Globe, where he was a Pulitzer Prize finalist for investigative reporting. He received the Distinguished Writing Award from the American Society of Newspaper Editors, the Livingston Award for International Reporting, the Heywood Broun Award, and the Associated Press Managing Editors' Public Service Award, among other national honors

    Michael has litigated hundreds of felony and misdemeanor criminal matters. Michael has represented musicians, doctors, lawyers, athletes, entertainers, entertainment executives, career criminals, and foreign nationals facing immigration consequences.

    Mr. Shwartz has been a Los Angeles criminal defense attorneyfor over 30 yrs. He is the Recipient of the President's Special Award for defending death penalty cases. He lectures at criminal defense seminars on gang evidence.
  • Pub Date: Apr 20, 2012
  • Jonathan D. Moreno on The Republican War on Science and Victor Cha on North Korea: The Impossible State
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  • Senior Staff Member to the Biotech Commission under President Obama. Called the "most interesting bioethicist of our time" by the American Journal of Bioethics, Jonathan D. Moreno is one of 14 Penn Integrates Knowledge university professors at the University of Pennsylvania, holding the David and Lyn Silfen chair. He is also Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, of History and Sociology of Science, and of Philosophy. Moreno has served as a senior staff member for three presidential advisory commissions, including the current bioethics commission under President Obama, and has given invited testimony for both houses of congress. Nominated by the U.S. government, Moreno is a member of the UNESCO International Bioethics Commission.

    Former Director of Asian Affairs at the White House on the National Security Council. From 2004 to 2007, Dr. Cha served as director for Asian affairs at the White House on the National Security Council (NSC). He is also a professor of government and director for Asian studies at Georgetown University. At the NSC, he was responsible for Japan, the two Koreas, Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Island nations. He also served as the U.S. deputy head of delegation for the Six-Party Talks. He is a recipient of numerous academic awards, including a Fulbright scholarship (twice) and MacArthur Foundation fellowships.
  • Pub Date: Apr 13, 2012
  • Katie Wright on The War on Women: The GOP and Their New Front on Poor Women and Their Families and Kate Gordon on Clean Energy and Climate Protection in 2012
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  • Katie Wright is a Research Associate with the Half in Ten campaign at the Center for American Progress Action Fund. In this capacity, Katie works to build the political and public will to cut the U.S. poverty rate in half in 10 years. Katie conducts policy research and advocacy on poverty and economic security issues, organizes antipoverty advocates nationwide, and creates and deploys innovative campaign products to further the Half in Ten agenda.

    Kate Gordon is the Vice President for Energy Policy at American Progress. Most recently, Kate was the co-director of the national Apollo Alliance, where she still serves as senior policy advisor. Kate is nationally recognized for her work on the intersection of clean energy and economic development policy.
  • Pub Date: Apr 06, 2012
  • Ben Tarnoff on The American Financial Mind, "Counterfeiter's" & The Recession and Mathew Gross & Mel Gilles on Apocalyptic Thinking, Conservatism & The Republican Party
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  • Ben Tarnoff is the author of A Counterfeiter's Paradise: The Wicked Lives and Surprising Adventures of Three Early American Moneymakers, now in paperback from Penguin Press. He graduated from Harvard in 2007 and now lives in New York.

    Mathew Barrett Gross is the president of Mathew Gross Communications, Inc.
    Regarded as one of the top new media strategists in the country, Gross changed the way political campaigns use the Internet as the Director of Internet Communications for Howard Dean's groundbreaking 2004 presidential campaign, and he helped Democrats win control of the US Senate in 2006 as the senior online strategist for Jon Tester's successful US Senate campaign in Montana.

    Mel Gilles is the founder, director, and organizational manager of Sol Kula Yoga and Healing. Her essay, The Politics of Victimization, went viral, reaching more than two million readers, and was reprinted on and BuzzFlash and in newspapers and magazines nationwide.