Guest host Patt Morrison talks with the co-founder of Intel, Andrew Grove, about his memoir, Swimming Across (Warner Books). They discuss his escape from Budapest's Nazi occupation in 1944, his journey to America, and the co-founding of Intel.
Guest host Patt Morrison talks with distinguished neurologist Oliver Sacks about his childhood in London under the tutelage of his family, who helped to mold his fascination with numbers, metals, and patterns in the natural world around him as captured in his memoir, Uncle Tungsten (Knopf).
Larry Mantle talks with international law expert Alan Gerson about his experience bringing the first lawsuit against Libya on behalf of the victims of Pan Am flight 103. Gerson will discuss what went wrong with the counter-terrorism efforts following the Pan Am crash, and what must be done following the September 11th attacks to combat future acts of terrorism.
President Bush signed an order Tuesday giving him the option of trying non-U.S. citizens suspected of terrorism before a special military commission as opposed to a civilian court. Larry Mantle discusses the pros and cons of the President's proposal with experts in international law with attorney Dan Magel and USC professor of law and international relations, Edwin Smith.
Larry Mantle talks with essayist and best-selling author Naomi Wolf about her new book Misconceptions (Doubleday), that takes on the beliefs and myths surrounding contemporary pregnancy and motherhood.
Larry Mantle discusses the Northern Alliance's seizure of Kabul from Taliban forces with Chairman of the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute at Johns Hopkins University, Frederick Starr. What does the fall of Kabul mean? How will the Allied military forces respond? What role will the UN play in setting up a post Taliban coalition government in Afghanistan? Larry Mantle asks these questions and more.
Larry Mantle talks with former CEO of General Electric, Jack Welch, about his new memoir Jack: Straight From the Gut (Warner Books), his rise to the top of GE, his 20-year tenure as CEO, taking the market value of the company from $13 billion to $500 billion, and the lessons he learned along the way.
Osama Bin Laden recently claimed to possess nuclear weapons and even stated that he would be willing to use them if provoked by the Bush administration. Larry Mantle discusses the dangers of nuclear weapons in a global environment where terrorism is a real threat with director and research associate of the Center for Nonproliferation Studies at the Moneterey Institute of International Studies William Potter and Gaurav Kampani.