First broadcast in May, 1956 and now hosted by Alexander Heffner, The Open Mind is a thoughtful excursion into the world of ideas. Designed to elicit insights into contemporary areas of national concern, Open Mind explores challenges of the digital age, American politics and other emerging issues. These conversations are a primary resource available to students, teachers, researchers, archivists, librarians, historians, journalists and all who are interested in history, biography, media, communications, news, and public affairs.Visit The Open Mind Website
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Paul Rieckhoff offers his plan to cleanse the VA of criminal behavior.
Susan Herman reviews the 2014 Supreme Court decisions.
Aloe Blacc explores his mesmerizing music.
Michael Roth grapples with the future of American higher education.
Annette Gordon-Reed explores how the public view of Thomas Jefferson has changed.
Eric Deggans explores the intersection of race and today's media culture.
Carrie Sheffield and Taylor Jo Isenberg discuss the gender imbalance in the 113th Congress
Wesley Lowery reflects on his and colleagues' coverage of the 2013 marathon massacre.
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