Focus, or Focus 580, was WILL Radio's flagship talk program from 1981 until 2014. David Inge was the host from 1981 until his retirement in 2012. Always engaging, the program acted as a resource for citizens to directly question politicians and candidates as well as keep up on the arts, science, health, and even the latest from well-known novelists.
The Focus archive below offers thousands of great interviews and serves as a time capsule and a great resource for researchers and those just curious about how influential people spoke of important topics as they were happening.
What are the benefits and drawbacks of genetic testing? Who should have access to your personal genetic information? How do we decide which genetic therapies should be made available? Today on Focus, we're joined by top genetics lawyer Lori Andrews to tackle these questions and talk about her new book, Future Perfect.
Earlier this month, President Bush announced plans for a national missile defense system. The idea has drawn criticism from governments around the world as well as the arms control community, who fear that this system will set off a new arms race. Today on Focus we're joined by professor of mathematics Julian Palmore to review plans for a ballistic missile defense.