August 16, 2007

Lost History: The Enduring Legacy of Muslim Scientists, Thinkers and Artists

Guest: Michael Hamilton Morgan.

Today, relations between Islam and the West have been strained by mistrust and misunderstanding; yet there was a time when Muslim intellectual achievement was the envy of the world. Today on Focus we're joined by author Michael Hamilton Morgan to explore the ways that Muslim mathematicians, inventors, and astronomers helped set the stage for the European Renaissance, only to be drowned out and forgotten by their successors.

August 15, 2007

Presidential Secrecy And The Law

With Robert M. Pallitto (Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Texas, El Paso), and William G. Weaver (Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of Academic Programs at the University of Texas, El Paso's Institute for Policy and Economic Development)

August 14, 2007

Water Resources

With Mark Shannon (J.W. Bayne Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Director of the Center of Advanced Materials for Purification of Water with Systems Center at the University of Illinois)

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