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Steven Pinker is professor of psychology at Harvard University. He is the author of eight books, including The Better Angels of our Nature: Why Violence has Declined. He is a two-time Pulitzer-prize finalist, one of Time's 100 Most Influential People and one of Foreign Policy's top 100 Global Thinkers.
Source: Point of Inquiry Live: Steven Pinker - The Decline of Violence
Polar bears have long been the poster species for the problem of climate change. But a new paper argues that supplemental feeding may be necessary to prevent polar bear populations from going extinct. A polar bear expert, Andrew Derocher joins Steve Curwood to discuss how we can save the largest bear on the planet.
Source: Living On Earth: Starving Polar Bears
Lyndon B. Johnson introduces The Great Society
LBJ was the 36th President of the United States from 1963 to 1969. He is one of only four people who served in all four elected federal offices of the United States: Representative, Senator, Vice President, and President. The goals of the Great Society social reforms were the elimination of poverty and racial injustice.
Source: Free Info Society: Lyndon Johnson: The Great Society
Music includes Roy Zimmerman - Hope Struggle and Change, Makana - We Are The Many, Putumayo Presents: Jamaica - Why Am I a Rastaman, Richard Nixon 9-26-1952, Abe Martin John, Joyce Andersen - Filled With Love, Ronald Reagan 10-27-1964, Kristan Branch - I am America, Soylent Gringo - Let Start A War (Part 1), Cat Stevens - Moon Shadow, Johnny Cash - Power And The Glory, The Lion King Soundtrack - I Just Can't Wait to Be King, Coleman Hawkins - Crazy Rhythm
Point of Inquiry Live: Steven Pinker - The Decline of Violence
Living On Earth: Starving Polar Bears
Free Info Society: Lyndon Johnson: The Great Society