Tuesday, Oct 27 12 p.m. (ET)

The Google Books Case And Copyright Law In The Tech Age

After more than ten years of legal battles, a federal court affirmed the lawfulness of Google Books, the large-scale effort by Google to create a digitized, searchable repository of the world's texts. On Tech Tuesday, we'll look at the details of the case and what the decision means for our ability to use and share content in the digital age.

Ed Walker has hosted WAMU 88.5's Big Broadcast, a popular show featuring rebroadcasts of vintage radio dramas, for more than two decades. But that's only the most recent phase of his long career behind the microphone, which earned him a spot in the Radio Hall of Fame in 2009.

Ed Walker has hosted WAMU 88.5's Big Broadcast, a popular show featuring rebroadcasts of vintage radio dramas, for more than two decades. But that's only the most recent phase of his long career behind the microphone, which earned him a spot in the Radio Hall of Fame in 2009.

Tuesday, Oct 27 12:41 p.m. (ET)

Remembering Radio Legend Ed Walker

Longtime WAMU 88.5 host and radio legend Ed Walker passed away on Monday, just hours after listening to the last episode he ever recorded of "The Big Broadcast." Kojo spoke with Walker in 2009 about his journey - and the special role that radio played in his life. Join Kojo as we revisit that conversation and reflect on Walker's life and legacy.

An artist's interpretation of water on Mars.

An artist's interpretation of water on Mars.

Tuesday, Oct 27 1:32 p.m. (ET)

“Trees On Mars”: Our Obsession With The Future

Cultural critic Hal Niedzviecki says in his latest book, "Trees on Mars," that we are an era obsessed with the future. He joins us to talk about what he sees as a seismic shift in our worldview, and why he thinks it's bad for our institutions and our planet.

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