Today's Shows

Thursday, Feb 26 12 p.m. (ET)

Department of Homeland Security Shutdown Looms

Funding authority for the Department of Homeland Security is set to run out at midnight on Friday. As the Senate moves closer to approving a "clean" funding bill and the House confronts Friday's deadline, we consider the implications of a DHS shutdown and the possible political fallout for both parties.

Thursday, Feb 26 12:20 p.m. (ET)

“The Hunting Ground”

Kojo chats with filmmaker Kirby Dick, whose latest work explores how American colleges and universities are struggling to combat sexual assaults on their campuses.

Thursday, Feb 26 1 p.m. (ET)

Discontent and its Civilizations: Mohsin Hamid

Mohsin Hamid explores the personal and political in this collection of essays about a dual identity as a Pakistani who's spent his life between the West and the East.

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Wednesday, Feb 25 12 p.m. (ET)

One-Way Mission to Mars

For 100 people recently named as finalists for a trip to the Red Planet, it's the dream of a lifetime. The potentially historic rewards, however, also come with grave risks.

Tuesday, Feb 24 1:36 p.m. (ET)

“The First Lady of the Black Press”

Kojo talks to biographer James McGrath Morris about his new book, 'Eye on the Struggle: Ethel Payne, the First Lady of the Black Press.'

Tuesday, Feb 24 1 p.m. (ET)

When Weather Forecasts Underestimate the Snow

In some parts of our region, Saturday's storm delivered more snow than forecasters predicted. We explore the fixation on numbers, even when the big picture "snow's coming this morning; driving will be hazardous" is spot-on.

Tuesday, Feb 24 12 p.m. (ET)

TT: Technology and Education

Technology and the Internet are changing how students learn. But some say what they're learning is still suck in the 20th century. We explore the future of education in a high-tech world.