For decades, American environmentalists have debated about whether or not to weigh in on U.S. immigration policy. In addition many environmentalists have wondered what role if any immigration and population growth play in driving the problems environmentalists seek to solve? Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 when Al is joined by Dr. Philip Cafaro, president-elect of the International Society for Environmental Ethics. He will be talking about possible scenarios regarding immigration and immigration policy that could have long term ramifications for this country.
This week Al is joined by Michelle Dennedy, McAfee Chief Privacy Officer and parent tech safety advocate. Their discussion centers on how parents can and should become more aware of the dangers to children from on-line bullying and cheating. The new school year is almost upon us and this timely segment will certainly help reduce some of the inherent risks from these proliferating tech dangers.
For millions of people, sharks have always been something to fear. So why do we obsess over these mesmerizing and mysterious creatures? Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 when Al is joined by veteran Washington Post columnist, Juliet Eilperin. In an eye-opening segment Eilperin explains the fascinating ways different individuals and cultures relate to the infamous ocean predator. Along the way, she reminds us why, after millions of years, sharks remain among nature's most awe-inspiring creatures. This is definitely not your typical fish tale.
Tonight’s guest is writer and editor JOY M. KISER. When she was an Assistant Librarian at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Ms Kiser saw on display a truly beautiful book from the late nineteenth Century illustrating birds nests. Created by one Genevieve Estelle Jones it was titled Illustrations of the Nests and Eggs of Birds of Ohio. Kiser discovered that this was virtually a lost book. Although the lithographs rivaled those of Audubon, few people knew of the books existence.
Inquiry welcomes WILLIAM WALLACE Director of the Worcester Historical Museum. Bill talks about the exciting new “Worcester Talks” program in which the museum is recording people talking about their experiences and memories of Worcester in the 1960s. This was a time of real transition for the city, a period of cultural change, political protests and the “smiley face”. So tune in, turn on and hear about how you can be part of this project OR go to the museum’s website for contact details at: http://www.worcesterhistory.org.