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Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman Previous Broadcasts

The Quest: Energy, Security and the Remaking of the Modern World, an Interview with Daniel Yergin (Episode #306)

KQED World: Fri, Feb 22, 2013 -- 4:00 AM

Interview with author Daniel Yergin, international energy expect and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for his book, The Prize, in 1992.

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  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 22, 2013 -- 10:00 AM

How Do You Solve A Problem Like Illegal Immigration? (Episode #240)

KQED World: Fri, Feb 15, 2013 -- 4:00 AM

Guests: Doris Meissner, Senior fellow at the Migration Policy Institute and former Commissioner of the Immigration and Naturalization Service; Mark Krikorian, Executive Director of the Center for Immigration Studies; Ali Noorani, Executive Director of the National Immigration Forum. Illegal immigration has become a hot button issue in America. Can a compromise be found between those who want all illegal immigrants to be sent home and those who want to give them amnesty and allow them to stay?

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  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 15, 2013 -- 10:00 AM

Is Nuclear Energy Dead? (Episode #304)

KQED World: Fri, Feb 8, 2013 -- 4:00 AM

Guests: Tony Pietrangelo, Sr. VP of the Nuclear Energy Institute; Charles Ferguson, President, Federation of American Scientists; Thomas Cochran, Senior Scientist, Natural Resources Defense Council. The nuclear power industry has suffered severe setbacks recently that bring into question whether it will be a viable source of energy in the future. Yet China has committed to nuclear in a big way. A discussion of the future of nuclear energy at home and abroad.

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  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 8, 2013 -- 10:00 AM

Bringing Better Health Care to Women In Africa (Episode #303)

KQED World: Fri, Feb 1, 2013 -- 4:00 AM

A program taped during the Global Health Care Conference held in Washington in September, 2011.

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  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 1, 2013 -- 10:00 AM
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