D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham discusses the ACLU lawsuit against MPD officers for their actions during Inauguration Day protests. And Democratic candidate for Maryland Governor Alec Ross is in studio.
These days, you often find his name listed alongside Richard Feynman, Carl Sagan, and Stephen Hawking. A top-tier scientist, Brian Greene is determined to make science accessible to the masses. We hear about his latest book — a fable! — and why he helped found The World Science Festival.
- Brian Greene Professor of Physics and Mathematics, Columbia University; author of Icarus at the Edge of Time (Knopf)
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