Guest: Naomi Oreskes is professor of the history of science at Harvard University.  Her books include, The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View from the Future, Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming, and her latest with historian of science and technology Erik Conway, The Big Myth: How … Continued

Part I. Life and Death of Homosexuals under the Nazi Regime Guest: David Fernbach is a freelance writer, editor and translator.  His publications and translations include the three-volume edition of Karl Marx’s Political Writings, The Spiral Path: a gay contribution to human survival, and The Men With the Pink Triangle: The True, Life-and-Death Story of … Continued

Guest: Peter Cole is a professor of history at Western Illinois University in Macomb and a research associate in the Society, Work and Development Institute at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa.  He is the author of the award-winning Dockworker Power: Race and Activism in Durban and the San Francisco Bay Area and Wobblies on the Waterfront: … Continued

Guest: Joan Biskupic is a journalist, lawyer, and author.  She has covered the Supreme Court since 1989.  Currently she is CNN’s senior Supreme Court analyst and is the author of several books including biographies on John Roberts, Sandra Day O’Connor, Antonin Scalia, and Sonia Sotomayor.  Her latest is Nine Black Robes: Inside the Supreme Court’s Drive … Continued