Focus - October 31, 2007

Made Up Words

With Barbara Wallraff (senior editor and the back-page Word Court and Word Fugitives columnist for The Atlantic)

Focus - October 24, 2007

Al Qaeda and Iraq

With Paul Cruickshank (Journalist and Fellow at the Center on Law and Security at New York University School of Law)

Focus - October 24, 2007

Innovation Nation

Innovation Nation: How America Is Losing Its Innovation Edge, Why it Matters, And What We Can Do To Get It Back

With John Kao (Founder of Kao & Company)

Focus - October 22, 2007

Stoic Warriors

With Nancy Sherman (Professor of Philosophy at Georgetown University)

Focus - October 22, 2007

Insects

With May Berenbaum (Professor and Head of the Department of Entomology at the University of Illinois)

Focus - October 19, 2007

Sputnik: The Shock of The Century

Guest: Paul Dickson.

On October 4, 1957, the Soviet Union launched what would be the first man-made object to enter space. Today on Focus, we'll explore the dramatic history of Sputnik's launch, the instantaneous impact it made on the next decade to come, and the developments that brought America into the space race. Our guest will be writer Paul Dickson, author of Sputnik: The Shock of the Century.

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