President Barack Obama
Air Date 06/17/2013
President Barack Obama discusses many international issues, including the Iranian elections and the uprising in Syria.
World, Politics, Business
Air Date 04/30/2012
Economist, journalist, and Nobel laureate Paul Krugman presents his new book, "End This Depression Now."
Air Date 08/07/2001
Nobel Prize-winning neurobiologist Eric Kandel shares his research on the biology of memory.
Air Date 10/17/2011
Nobel Peace Prize-winning activist Leymah Gbowee shares her new book, "Mighty Be Our Powers."
Air Date 03/04/2011
Sir Paul Nurse explains his research into how cells determine their shape and the importance of the scientific process.
Air Date 05/27/2011
Nobel Laureate and author Michael Spence shares his newest book, "The Next Convergence."
Air Date 12/28/2009
Writer Orhan Pamuk reflects on winning the Nobel Prize and shares his newest book, "The Museum of Innocence."
Air Date 11/04/2009
Al Gore offers global climate change solutions from his new book, "Our Choice."
Air Date 06/08/2009
Elie Wiesel reflects on his visit to the Buchenwald concentration camp with President Obama.
Air Date 04/27/2011
Presidential candidate Mohamed ElBaradei explains his idea of democratic election and comments on unrest in the Middle East.
Air Date 01/01/2002
Joseph Stiglitz talks about winning the Nobel Prize in economics.
V. S. Naipaul
Air Date 11/13/2001
Author V. S. Naipaul discusses winning the Nobel Prize and his book, "Half A Life."
Air Date 08/14/2009
Nobel Laureate Harold Varmus reflects on his family and childhood, and shares his new book, "The Art and Politics of Science."
Air Date 03/09/2009
Secretary of Energy Steven Chu addresses alternative energy research and details the priorities of the Obama administration.
Air Date 01/27/2009
Former President of the United States Jimmy Carter presents his new book, "We Can Have Peace in the Holy Land."
Air Date 03/01/2007
Playwright Harold Pinter reflects on his life and career; we hear from many inspired by his work, including Tom Stoppard and Bill Nighy.
Air Date 11/27/2006
The founder of Grameen Bank and winner of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize looks back at the path that led to the award.
Air Date 04/26/2006
Wole Soyinka describes his childhood Nigeria, introduces his latest book, "You Must Set Out at Dawn," and critiques U.S. foreign policy.
World, Politics, Books
Air Date 11/06/2006
Nobel Laureate and founder of The Green Belt Movement Wangari Maathai shares her new memoir, "Unbowed."
Air Date 12/08/2004
Richard Axel, 2004 Nobel Laureate in Physiology and Medicine, describes his research on the human sense of smell.
Air Date 12/26/2005
Milton Friedman analyzes worldwide markets and lauds the tenure of Alan Greenspan.
World, Politics, Religion
Air Date 03/16/2004
Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town Desmond Tutu talks about the new South Africa, apartheid, and Nelson Mandela.
Air Date 09/07/1999
Nobel Peace Prize winner José Ramos-Horta asks the U.N. to support East Timorese secessionists.
Air Date 04/27/2000
Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott on his book "Tiepolo's Hound."
Air Date 09/15/1999
Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen on his book, "Development as Freedom."
Air Date 11/24/1998
John Hume, leader of the Northern Ireland Social Democratic and Labor Party, reflects on winning the Nobel Prize.
Air Date 10/13/1998
Nobel Laureate Robert Furchgott discusses his discovery of the role of nitric oxide in blood pressure regulation.
Air Date 12/23/1998
A conversation with Nobel Laureate Dr. James Watson, co-discoverer of the structure of DNA.
Air Date 01/19/1998
Toni Morrison gives insight into her works "Paradise" and "The Bluest Eye" and discusses criticism and race.
Air Date 10/28/1996
Nobel Laureate Peter Doherty discusses his research on T-cells, genetics, and the immune system.
Air Date 04/19/1996
Writer and Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney on winning the Nobel prize and his new book, "The Spirit Level."
Society, Science, History
Air Date 05/10/1996
Physicist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Joseph Rotblat advocates for total nuclear disarmament.
World, Politics, Society
Air Date 09/30/1993
Nelson Mandela comments on the South African Parliament's steps towards eliminating apartheid and reflects on the time he spent imprisoned.