November 21, 2008

Personal Finance

With David Sinow (Clinical Professor of Finance in the College of Business and Director of the Office of Risk Management and Insurance Research at the University of Illinois)

November 18, 2008

Dolphin Mysteries: Unlocking the Secret of Communication

Guests: Kathleen Dudzinski, Director of the Dolphin Communication Project, and Toni Frohoff, Director of TerraMar Research.

Humans have long since been fascinated by dolphins, but the details of their lives and communication have remained elusive. Today on Focus, we're joined by marine researchers Kathleen Dudzinski and Toni Frohoff. They'll talk about the strides they've made in dolphin research, and how they've proved that dolphins have social signals that they can use to share information among themselves and with humans.

November 17, 2008

Women’s Health

With Suzanne Trupin, M.D. (Obstetrician and Gynecolgist with the Women's Health Practice, Champaign; and Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Illinois)

On Their Own book cover
November 14, 2008

On Their Own: Women Journalists And The American Experience In Vietnam

More than three hundred women journalists were accredited to cover the war in Vietnam. In On Their Own, veteran journalist Joyce Hoffmann tells the largely unknown story of a central group of these women, including Dickey Chapelle, Gloria Emerson, Kate Webb, and others. Each has a unique and deeply compelling tale to tell, and vivid portraits of their personal lives and professional triumphs are woven into the controversial details of America's twenty-year military involvement in Southeast Asia.

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