With Good Reason: Weekly Hour Long Episodes

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Before dinosaurs ruled the Earth, there were some enormous relatives that ruled over them. Sterling Nesbitt talks about these giants of the past an...

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  • Added: Oct 23, 2015
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 7
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It’s easy to imagine that front-runner Donald Trump could emerge with the GOP nomination in 2016. But that’s unlikely, according to Marty Cohen co...

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  • Added: Oct 16, 2015
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 8
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An innovative program that prepares thousands of Latino high school students for college is underway at one of the largest community colleges in th...

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  • Added: Oct 02, 2015
  • Length: 53:57
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The beloved children’s book The Story of Ferdinand, about a bull who would rather smell flowers than fight matadors, is among the most widely read ...

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  • Added: Sep 25, 2015
  • Length: 53:56
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There’s an iconic scene in the 1987 film Dirty Dancing in which a dance instructor practices a lift with his young student in a beautiful lake at s...

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  • Added: Sep 18, 2015
  • Length: 53:57
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The 1987 pop song “Tom’s Diner” by Suzanne Vega, considered the “mother of the MP3,” was the test track used by German scientists to perfect this n...

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  • Added: Sep 11, 2015
  • Length: 53:56
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Uptalk is that rising, questioning tone some people use when ending a statement. And women aren't the only ones who do it—so finds a study of conte...

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  • Added: Sep 04, 2015
  • Length: 53:55
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Stroke doctors all know the phrase, “Time is brain.” A game changer in stroke treatment is helping some patients achieve a dramatic recovery of bra...

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  • Added: Aug 28, 2015
  • Length: 53:57
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The little-known story of how black actors and entertainers in Hollywood contributed their money, connections, and fame to aid the civil rights mov...

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  • Added: Aug 21, 2015
  • Length: 53:53
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Over the past 50 years, the Amazon rainforest has lost nearly 20% of its forest cover. We talk with the Amazon expert who coined the term “biodive...

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  • Added: Aug 14, 2015
  • Length: 53:56
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A culture has grown up around brewing beer locally and at home. The brewmasters at Champion Brewing Company discuss "shower beer" and beer made wit...

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  • Added: Aug 07, 2015
  • Length: 53:58
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When Shenandoah National Park was built, hundreds of families were forced off their land. New information has emerged suggesting that some of them ...

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  • Added: Jul 30, 2015
  • Length: 53:56
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Although grandparents have always been involved in the care of their grandchildren, a growing number of grandparents are now responsible for raisin...

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  • Added: Jul 24, 2015
  • Length: 53:56
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We go in search of the origins of a "perfect red," which once eluded scientists, pirates, and kings. Plus, how scientists are now tracking down rar...

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  • Added: Jul 17, 2015
  • Length: 53:56
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In the late 19th century, German medical practices were considered to be the best in the world. But by the start of World War II, a number of Germa...

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  • Added: Jul 10, 2015
  • Length: 53:55
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A conversation with The Innocence Project's Deirdre Enright, perhaps best known to fans of the super-popular podcast Serial as the legal sleuth que...

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  • Added: Jul 02, 2015
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 4
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In this hour we talk about ethics and we explore the world's oceans for zooplankton and follow a roving tick robot. (And more...)

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  • Added: Jun 19, 2015
  • Length: 53:55
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Plantations in America’s South are physical testaments to the great wealth accrued through slave labor. Yet, plantation museums often gloss over th...

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  • Added: Jun 12, 2015
  • Length: 53:56
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What if you could change not just how much you know, but your actual intelligence? (And more...)

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  • Added: Jun 05, 2015
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 6
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When Frances Mayes moved to Tuscany, Italy she left behind her family and roots in Fitzgerald, Georgia. In her new memoir Under Magnolia, the renow...

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  • Added: May 29, 2015
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 6