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PRI: To the Best of Our Knowledge

Each week To the Best of Our Knowledge delivers in-depth interviews with nationally and internationally-known guests whose passion for new ideas will challenge and engage. Hosted by Jim Fleming, this interview magazine is thoughtful and penetrating, and features fascinating topics and guests

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    Regarding the Pain of Others (update)

    There are images that once seen, can't be forgotten.  Like ...

    There are images that once seen, can't be forgotten.  Like the recent photograph of a Syrian toddler who drowned when his family tried to flee their country. With his dark hair and bright red t-shirt and shorts, he has become the symbol of refugees f

    Sep 27, 2015 Read more
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    The Outsider

    Outsiders used to be the outcasts, misfits, and under-employed. Now ...

    Outsiders used to be the outcasts, misfits, and under-employed. Now outsiders are thriving and they're changing the way we think about what is mainstream and what is alternative. How Outsiders Are Redefining Normal; Colin Wilson's "The Outsider"; How

    Sep 27, 2015 Read more
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    Political Engagement (Update)

    We tune in to watch Donald Trump, Jeb Bush and ...

    We tune in to watch Donald Trump, Jeb Bush and Carly Fiorina trade barbs.  But what would it take to get people politically involved all year round, and not just during election season? Making Democracy Fun; Voices From The Internet Underground; Agai

    Sep 20, 2015 Read more
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    Everything on Demand

    With the help of a smartphone app, you can now order ...

    With the help of a smartphone app, you can now order dinner, hire a driver, or even schedule a housecleaner. Whatever it is you need, there's probably an app for that. But does all this convenience come at a cost? This hour, the rise of the on-demand

    Sep 20, 2015 Read more
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    Writing for a Living (Repeat)

    Ever dream of penning a best-seller? You're not alone. According ...

    Ever dream of penning a best-seller? You're not alone. According to one estimate, more than 80 percent of Americans think they could publish a book. But what does it really take to make it as a writer? What Does It Take To Make It As A Writer?; Is It Bett

    Sep 13, 2015 Read more
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    The First People

    It will go down as one of the most amazing ...

    It will go down as one of the most amazing archeological discoveries in history. Homo naledi - a new species of human-like fossils found in South Africa - is already rewriting the story of human evolution. These 15 skeletons are the largest cache of pre-h

    Sep 11, 2015 Read more
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    Narcissism (Repeat)

    Are we living in a Golden Age of Narcissism? The ...

    Are we living in a Golden Age of Narcissism? The Narcissist Next Door - Jeffrey Kluger; The Americanization of Narcissism - Elizabeth Lunbeck; Unworthy: How to Stop Hating Yourself - Anneli Rufus; Dangerous Idea: We Matter; On Our Minds: Sam Harris.

    Sep 7, 2015 Read more
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    The Art of the Collection

    The Art of the Collection How Deep is Your Love? ...

    The Art of the Collection How Deep is Your Love? The Mania of Collecting Takes One Journalist to the Bottom of a River; Lorraine Daston on a History of Wonders; Artist Natasha Nicholson Lives Inside Her Art - Literally; Who's Got the Button? Gary Brockman

    Sep 6, 2015 Read more
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    Death: After Life

    Does death gives life meaning? You might think so, looking ...

    Does death gives life meaning? You might think so, looking at the prominence of death and the afterlife in so many religions. For millennia, people have dreamed about immortality, and now transhumanists are trying to extend life by merging our selves with

    Aug 30, 2015 Read more
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    Wonder Women

    Hollywood is finally getting ready to give women superpowers. For ...

    Hollywood is finally getting ready to give women superpowers. For decades, moviegoers only saw the likes of Batman, Spider Man, and Iron Man, but in recent years there's been a slate of strong female characters on screen. And there's more to come, includi

    Aug 30, 2015 Read more
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