Dan Rather is an award-winning journalist who anchored the CBS Evening News for decades. He is one of America’s most decorated news journalists of all time. We discuss his 60 years in journalism from his memoir, Rather Outspoken.
Guests include UCSB professor Doc Searls explaining the new era of consumerism; comedian Michael Ian Black extolling the freedoms we have in America; Rebecca Coffey helping us make sense of the Aurora, CO shooter John Holmes; gun control law expert John Lott, Jr. explaining his controversial theory of how more guns mean less crime; and Joyce Gioia commenting on a titanic shift in today’s workplace where older workers outnumber younger ones.
Robert Evans has reported extensively from the region and is here to help make sense of a nuclear Iran and the threat it poses to the United States and the world.
Israel, the US and other Western countries believe Iran’s nuclear program is a cover for developing atomic weapons.
Concern over what to do about Iran came to a head during Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited President Obama at the White House.
Israel asserts his country’s right to defend itself militarily against the Iranian nuclear threat.
President Obama prefers sanctions to military action in the region. A logical concern with US troops already stretched thin across the globe.
Recently, Iranian Officials Offered ‘Permanent Human Monitoring’ of Nuclear Sites softening earlier belligerent talk of closing the Straits of Hormuz if attacked.
Jaime Maussan is one of the world’s foremost UFOlogists. He’s also a trained journalist. We discuss his proof of the existence of UFOs.
Susan Reed is an investigative journalist and former CBS News producer. She’s conducted research on corporate management and worker discrimination. We discuss her findings contained in her book The Diversity Index.
Gail Rubin is a member of the Association for Death Education and Counseling. She uncovers which funeral trends are the latest rage in her book A Good Goodbye: Funeral Planning for those Who Don’t Plan to Die.