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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Annika Savill talks about how to strengthen civil society.
Musician Guy Davis talks about the political activism of his newest album Kokomo Kidd
Will Pelgrin offers his blueprint for cyber-security
Comedian J.B. Smoove explains why the comic will never be extinct
John Opdycke talks about building non-partisan election systems.
Austin Beutner speaks candidly on the state of journalism.
Harvard University earth scientist Naomi Oreskes on a climate change concensus.
Maria Freire discusses revolutionary frontiers in medical research.