KERA's Think
KERA's Think
Jan 23, 2021
Think Again with Krys: Hopes and Dreams
Play • 26 min

If you've ever wondered how Krys chooses who she talks to or what she wants to talk about, this is your chance to find out. Every weekend Krys will share highlights from the conversations she had that week and offer a behind the scenes look at the creation process of Think. On this week’s episode: how our brains trick us into believing things.

Boston Public Radio Podcast
Boston Public Radio Podcast
WGBH Educational Foundation
BPR Full Show: Schooled
Today on Boston Public Radio: Chuck Todd weighs in on CPAC and the state of the Republican party. He also shares his thoughts on how Gov. Cuomo’s nursing home scandal and sexual harassment allegations could impact the N.Y. Democratic party. Todd is the moderator of “Meet the Press” on NBC, host of “Meet the Press Daily" on MSNBC, and the Political Director for NBC News. We ask listeners what they thought about Gov. Baker and Mass. Education Commissioner Riley’s plan to reopen schools by April. Andrea Cabral discusses the recent acquittal of police officers involved in the death of Daniel Prude. She also argues that had former President Trump’s tax records been released earlier, members of Congress would have been more likely to impeach him. Cabral is the former Suffolk County sheriff and Massachusetts secretary of public safety. She’s currently the CEO of the cannabis company Ascend. Andy Ihnatko updates us on the latest tech headlines, from a global computer chip shortage to Facebook’s decision to ban Myanmar’s military from its platforms. Ihnatko is a tech writer and blogger, posting at Paul Reville shares his thoughts on Gov. Baker and Mass. Education Commissioner Riley’s plan to reopen schools by April, and how school systems could address learning loss. He also discusses the mental health issues students are facing without in-person learning. Reville is the former Mass. secretary of education, and a professor at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education, where he also heads the Education Redesign Lab. His latest book, co-authored with Elaine Weiss, is: "Broader, Bolder, Better: How Schools And Communities Help Students Overcome The Disadvantages Of Poverty.” Jared Bowen talks about his recent interview with ornithologist and illustrator David Sibley. He also reviews Minari, Nomadland, and the Boston Lyric Opera’s The Fall of the House of Usher. Bowen is GBH’s executive arts editor and the host of Open Studio.
2 hr 44 min
Commonwealth Club of California Podcast
Commonwealth Club of California Podcast
Commonwealth Club of California
Ticking Clock: Behind the Scenes at '60 Minutes'
Award-winning writer and producer Ira Rosen reveals the intimate, untold stories of his decades at America’s most iconic news show. When he joined the "60 Minutes" team in June 1980, he knew he had reached the heights of TV journalism, and while there he helped break some of the most important stories in TV news history. Behind closed doors, though, was a war room of clashing producers, anchors, and the inimitable Mike Wallace. With surprising humor, charm, and an eye for colorful detail, Rosen delivers an authoritative account of the unforgettable personalities that battled for prestige, credit and the desire to scoop everyone else in the game. As Mike Wallace’s top producer, Rosen reveals the interview secrets that made Wallace’s work legendary, and the flaring temper that made him infamous. Rosen also shares his experiences as senior producer of "ABC News Primetime Live" and of "20/20", exposing the competitive environment among colleagues like Diane Sawyer and Barbara Walters, and the power plays among correspondents like Chris Wallace, Anderson Cooper, and Chris Cuomo. Join us for a master class on how TV news is made. MLF ORGANIZER George Hammond NOTES This program contains EXPLICIT language. MLF: Humanities SPEAKERS Ira Rosen Former Producer, "60 Minutes"; Author, Ticking Clock: Behind the Scenes at 60 Minutes In Conversation with George Hammond Author, Conversations With Socrates In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are currently hosting all of our live programming via YouTube live stream. This program was recorded via video conference on February 25th, 2021 by the Commonwealth Club of California.
1 hr 13 min
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