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COUNTERPOINT
11:25 pm
Thu July 11, 2013

Amy Wood On Lynching, Anti-Lynching, And Honoring A Legacy

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Host Jonathan Judaken talks with author and professor Amy Wood about her book, Lynching and Spectacle: Witnessing Racial Violence in America, 1890-1940.  In her book, "Wood examines how lynching, as a spectacle, borrowed much from the practice of public executions that still occurred in the early 1900s. Lynching was also shaped by the traditions of evangelical Christianity.

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COUNTERPOINT
6:43 pm
Thu June 20, 2013

Dr. Steven Schlozman On Zombies And The Human Psyche

The Zombie Autopsies: Secret Notebooks from the Apocalypse, by Dr. Steven Schlozman.
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Dr. Steven Schlozman, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School and Associate Director of Training for Child and Adolescent Psychology at Massachusetts General Hospital, is an avid fan of culture and horror films, writing about movies, books, pop songs, and sports, as well as blogging for the Boston Globe, Psychology Today, and various academic journals.

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Counterpoint
7:04 pm
Thu May 9, 2013

Interview With Christopher Morris

The Big Muddy: An Environmental History of the Mississippi and Its People
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Host Jonathan Judaken talks with Christopher Morris, author of The Big Muddy: An Environmental History of the Mississippi and Its People.

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Counterpoint
7:04 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

Interview with Randall Fuller

Fuller's Latest Book - From Battlefields Rising: How The Civil War Transformed American Literature
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Host Jonathan Judaken talks with with author Professor Randall Fuller about what symbolic role the Civil War ought to play in our imaginations or in our cultural landscape.

The Civil War: America's epic battle with itself, transformed every aspect of American culture, including its great writers like Whitman, Emerson, Hawthorne, Dickinson, and Frederick Douglass.

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Counterpoint
7:08 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

Interview with "Ground Zero" Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf at the Arab Business Council Annual Meeting 2005 in Manama, Bahrain, November 10, 2005.
Credit Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf / Copyright World Economic Forum

Host Jonathan Judaken talks with “Ground Zero” Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf about the similarities between the Abrahamic religions, the perceived conflict between the West and Muslims in the Middle East and Northern Africa, and how American Muslims can be a beacon of hope for spreading an American Islam, or Western Islam, with a moderate, tolerant form of worship that can gain worldwide popularity throughout the world.

Imam Rauf spoke in late February at Calvary Episcopal Church and Rhodes College in Memphis.

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