2002-3 Shows Available for Listening
[1995-2002 shows Available for listening]
"Ideas and Issues"  |  Hugh LaFollette, host   |  email host

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Book (authored by the first guest in each group)

Sept 1

Jared Diamond
Physiology, UCLA

Guns, Germs and Steel:
The Fates of Human Societies

Pulitzer Prize for Non-fiction 1998 

Sept 8

William H. McNeill
Prof. Emeritus of History; University of Chicago
co-author of The Human Web, (W.W. Norton, 2003)

Sept 15

James Odom
Professor Emeritus of History, ETSU

Sept 22

George Fletcher
Cardozo Professor of Law, Columbia University

Our Secret Constitution:
How Lincoln Redefined American Democracy

Best Law Book of 2001, AAP


Sept 29

Bruce Ackerman
Sterling Prof. of Law & Political Science
Yale University; author of We the People

Oct 6

Eric Segall
School of Law, Georgia State

Oct 13

Ariel Glucklich
Theology, Georgetown University

Sacred Pain:
Hurting the Body for the Sake of the Soul

Best Religion Book of 2001, AAP


Oct 20

Jeff Gold
Philosophy, ETSU

Oct 27

Armando Favazza, M.D.
author of Bodies Under Siege
Psychiatry, MO

Nov 3

Donald Worster
History, University of Kansas

A River Running West: The Life of John Wesley Powell
Best Book of 2001, LA Times

Nov 10

Christopher Knapp
Philosophy, Binghamton

Nov 17

Daniel Kemmis
Dir. Center for Rocky Mountain West
U. of Montana; author, This Sovereign Land

Nov 24

Atul Gawande, M.D.
surgical resident; staff writer, New Yorker

A Surgeon’s Notes on an Imperfect Science
New York Times Book Review
, Editor's Choice

Dec 1

Karen Lasser, M.D.
Harvard Medical School
JAMA Report on Prescription Drugs
Dec 8 Paul E. Stanton, M.D.
President, ETSU (former dean of medicine)
Dec 15 Richard Russo
Empire Falls
2002 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 
Dec 22 Rebecca Hanrahan
Philosophy, ETSU
Dec 29 Mark Shechner
English, SUNY-Buffalo
Jan 5

Thomas Pogge
Philosophy, Columbia

World Poverty and Human Rights

Jan 12 Cecile Fabre
Government, London School of Economics
Jan 19 Gerald Gaus
Center for Political Economy, Tulane
Jan 26 Louis Menand
English, CUNY
The Metaphysical Club:
A Story of Ideas in America

2002 Pulitzer Prize for History
Feb 2 John Deigh
Philosophy, Northwestern University
Executive Committee, American Phil Association
Feb 9  
Feb 16 Bernard Lewis
Prof. Emeritus, Near Eastern Studies; Princeton
What Went Wrong:
Western Impact and Middle Eastern Response

NY Times Bestseller
Feb 23 Frank Wu
Law, Howard University
Visiting (2002-3), University of Michigan
Mar 2 Khaled Abou El Fadl
Mar 9 Cass Sunstein
Law, University of Chicago
Risk and Reason:
Safety, Law, and the Environment
Mar 16 Douglas Crawford-Brown
Dir. Carolina Environmental Program
Chair, Environmental Science, U North Carolina
Mar 23-
Apr 7
Shows pre-empted by war coverage
Do not know when shows will air
Apr 14 Kristin Shrader-Frechette
Philosophy & Biological Sciences
University of Notre Dame
 Apr 21 Morris Dickstein
English, City University of New York
Leopards in the Temple:
The Transformation of American Fiction
Apr 28 Bert Bach
Provost & Professor of English
East Tennessee State University
May 5 W.T. Lhamon
English, Florida State University
May 12 John Doris
Philosophy, U. of California, Santa Cruz
Lack of Character:
Personality and Moral Behavior
May 19 George Graham
Reid Chair in Philosophy
Wake Forest University
May 26 Thomas Hurka
Philosophy, U. of Toronto
June 1 Roberto Unger
Law, Harvard
Democracy Realized:
The Progressive Alternative
June 8 Vincent Geoghegan
Politics, Queen’s University, Belfast
June 15 Archon Fung
Kennedy School of Government
Harvard University