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Scientists think an asteroid killed the dinosaurs. In today's extinction, humans are the culprit. Originally broadcast Feb. 12, 2014.
David Kynaston’s multivolume history of postwar Britain continues in this tapestry of political, socioeconomic and cultural change.
David Kynaston’s method of recapturing Britain’s past includes quoting from the diaries and letters of average citizens.
Ben Metcalf’s novel, set in Virginia, takes issue with the American idealization of the back-to-the-land life.
In this first novel, a young congressional aide navigates a minefield of graft and corruption in present-day China.
Today, Richard Hofstadter, who wrote “The Paranoid Style in American Politics,” might target not just right-wing radio hosts but also the aggrieved left.
Ms. Leovy discusses “Ghettoside,” Patton Oswalt talks about his new memoir and Anita Shapira discusses “Ben-Gurion: Father of Modern Israel.”
This ski season marks the 75th anniversary for Winter Park Resort, Colorado’s longest continuously running ski resort. Chosen for its location at the West Portal of the Moffat Tunnel and its easy access for Front Range skiers via the railroad, Denver’s Winter Park opened on Jan. 28, 1940. The ski area was the result of cooperation between Denver’s Parks Director George Cranmer, the Colorado Arlberg Club, and the U.S. Forest Service. Even though Winter Park did not open until 1940, the concept for the resort started many years before. The early years of Colorado’s ski industry were rooted in Nordic …
In 2012, Marissa Mayer was tasked with reversing the fortunes of a struggling Internet pioneer.