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Leo Szilard: The Man Behind the Bomb

William Lanouette, author of “Genius in the Shadows: A Biography of Leo Szilard, ” explains how Szilard’s fear of German dominance of nuclear research inspired the Manhattan Project, which led to the creation of the atomic bomb used by the United States in World War II.

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April is National Poetry Month

Celebrate the artful arrangement of words all month long by browsing our extensive online collection of poetry. From new poets to world-renowned authors, you’ll find poetry discussions, author interviews and poetry readings.

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Siddhartha Mukherjee

Pulitzer-prize winning author and oncologist Siddhartha Mukherjee explains how he sees cancer as a lens in which to view society and calls on the cancer community to demand more support for cancer therapies, treatments and prevention.
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All programs repeat throughout the month. Visit the Program Schedule on our web site for additional air dates and times.

Health & Medicine

Lessons Learned in the Electric Brain

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Can You Hear Me Now? Coping with an Increasingly Noisy Ocean

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Public Affairs

Religion and Peacebuilding: The Necessary Art of Specialization with Scott Appleby

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New Online Videos and Podcasts

To János with Love

Understanding Human Nature with Steven Pinker – Conversations with History

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