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First Broadcast in May, 1956, The Open Mind is still produced weekly by Richard D. Heffner, host, historian, and University Professor of Communications and Public Policy at Rutgers University. These dialogues with some of the most creative thinkers of the last half-century are a primary resource available to students, teachers, researchers, archivists, librarians, historians, journalists and all who are interested in history, biography, media, communications, news, and public affairs.



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Guest: Whyte, William H. Theme: Sociology Date: 1982-10-15
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Aug 9, 2021
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Guest: Dawidowicz, Lucy Theme: Holocaust Studies
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Jan 11, 2021 The Open Mind
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Guest: Postman, Neil (Communications) Theme: Media Date: 1985-12-14
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Jun 8, 2020 The Open Mind
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Guest: Salk, Jonas Theme: Science
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Guest: Dole, Vincent (Drug Addiction) Theme: Medicine Date: 1988-09-11
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Guest: Postman, Neil Theme: Media
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Feb 28, 2020
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Guest: Tuchman, Barbara Theme: History
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Topics: Barbara Tuchman, History
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Nov 1, 2019 The Open Mind
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Guests: King, Martin Luther with Waring, J. Waites Theme: Race
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Jun 13, 2019
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Guests: Epstein, Benjamin with Forster, Arnold Theme: Religion
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Topics: Benjamin Epstein, Arnold Forster, Religion
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Nov 28, 2017 The Open Mind
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Guest: Steinem, Gloria Theme: Feminism
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Feb 23, 2017 Open Mind
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Open Mind episode 777: Listening to Prozac, And Hearing More with Physician Peter D. Kramer, specialist in Psychopharmacology Transcript available as: memory stick, online document, or paper document
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Topic: Mental Health
The Open Mind
Dec 7, 2016 The Open Mind
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Guest: Buckley, William Theme: The Law
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Jan 2, 2016
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Guest: Bauerlein, Mark
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Guest: Burns, James MacGregor Theme: Politics
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Topics: James MacGregor Burns, Politics
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Oct 20, 2013 The Open Mind
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Guest: Peter Gay Theme: Psychiatry Date: April 3, 1988
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Topics: Peter Gay, Freud, psychiatry
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Aug 23, 2013 The Open Mind
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Guest: Krugman, Paul Theme: Current Events
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Guest: Uchitelle, Louis
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Topic: Louis Uchitelle
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Aug 3, 2013
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Guest: Rosenblatt, Roger Theme: Journalism
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Topics: Roger Rosenblatt, Journalism
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Jul 24, 2013
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Guest: Krim, Mathilde Theme: Health
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Topics: Mathilde Krim, Health
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Aug 13, 2012 The Open Mind
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Guest: Rothwax, Harold J. Theme: Biography Date: 1995-11-14
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Jul 25, 2012
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Guest: Romney, George Theme: American Experience
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Topics: George Romney, American Experience
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Feb 22, 2012 The Open Mind
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Theme: biography Guest: Fred Allen & Steve Allen
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Topics: biography, comedy, Fred Allen, Steve Allen
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Jan 30, 2012 The Open Mind
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Guest: Friedman, Milton Theme: Public Affairs
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Jan 11, 2012 The Open Mind
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Guest: Haide, Ma Theme: Foreign Affairs
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Jan 4, 2012
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Guest: Hechinger, Fred Theme: Education
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Dec 16, 2011 The Open Mind
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Guest: Rumsfeld, Donald Theme: The Presidency
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Guest: Krug, Judith Theme: Free Speech
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Topics: Judith Krug, Free Speech
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Sep 16, 2011 Open Mind
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Open Mind episode 788: A Bill of Rights for Libraries with Librarian Judith Krug Transcript available as: memory stick, online document, or paper document
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Topic: Arts and Culture
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May 22, 2011
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Guest: Margolick, David Theme: The Law
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Apr 26, 2011 The Open Mind
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Guests: Malcolm X; Morrison, Alan; Walker, Wyatt Tee; Farmer, James (Original guests) Update Guests: Farmer, James and Walker, Wyatt Tee Theme: Civil Rights
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Apr 1, 2011 Open Mind
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Guest: Buckley, William Theme: Biography
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Oct 17, 2010 Open Mind
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Open Mind episode 233: The Dissent of the Governed, Part II with Attorney, Author Stephen L. Carter, specialist in Civil Rights Transcript available as: memory stick, online document, or paper document
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Topic: Politics
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Mar 14, 2010 The Open Mind
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Guest: Duberman, Martin (Race Relations) Theme: Biography Date: 1989-04-01
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Jul 27, 2009
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Guest: Tanenhaus, Sam
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Nov 11, 2007 The Open Mind
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Guest: Mailer, Norman Theme: Books
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Mar 24, 2007 The Open Mind
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Guest: Foley, Dr. Kathleen Theme: Aging
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Jul 3, 2006 The Open Mind
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Guest: Soros, George Theme: Philanthropy
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Feb 19, 2006 The Open Mind
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Guest: Puttnam, David Theme: Entertainment
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Dec 16, 2005 The Open Mind
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Guest: Miller, Judith Theme: Current Events
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Oct 17, 2005 The Open Mind
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Guest: Gomory, Dr. Ralph Theme: Psychology
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Oct 2, 2005 The Open Mind
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Guest: Rumsfeld, Donald Theme: The Presidency
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Sep 18, 2005 The Open Mind
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Guest: Krugman, Paul Theme: Current Events
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Guest: Roosevelt, James; Farley, James A.; Wallace,Henry A.; Corcoran, Thomas G. (The Cork);Lindley, Ernest Theme: Current Events
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Mar 17, 2005 The Open Mind
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Guest: Hook, Sidney Theme: Books
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Mar 17, 2005 The Open Mind
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Guest: Thomas, Franklin Theme: Psychology
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Topics: Franklin Thomas, Psychology
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Mar 17, 2005 The Open Mind
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Guest: Hook, Sidney Theme: Books
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Feb 28, 2005 The Open Mind
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Guest: Friendly, Fred Theme: Media
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Guest: Friendly, Fred Theme: Media
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Feb 15, 2005 The Open Mind
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Guest: Wiesel, Elie Theme: Holocaust Studies
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Jan 24, 2005 The Open Mind
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Guest: Wiesel, Elie Theme: Holocaust Studies
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Dec 29, 2004 The Open Mind
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Guest: Pittman, Robert Theme: Media
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Guest: Rosenthal, Jack Theme: Philanthropy
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Guest: Rothwax, Harold J.
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Guest: Price, Hugh
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Guest: Cohen, David Theme: Public Affairs
Topics: Public Affairs, David Cohen
Guest: Zauderer, Mark
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Guest: Sloan, Richard P.
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Guest: Lind, Michael
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Guest: Davis, Karen
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Guest: Gerbner, George Theme: Violence
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Guest: Shanker, Albert Theme: Education
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Guest: Franks, Lucinda
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Guest: Gomory, Ralph
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Guest: Waterston, Sam
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Guest: Novelli, William D.
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Guest: Holzer, Harold
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Guest: Wilentz, Sean
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Guest: Decter, Midge Theme: Government
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Guest: Davis, Karen Theme: Health
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Guest: Grossman, Lawrence K. Theme: Technology
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Guest: Leder, Philip (Genetic Manipulation) Theme: Health Date: 1987-11-08
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Guest: Michels, Robert Theme: Public Affairs
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Open Mind episode 1606: Caring For Our Elders with Executive Institute Director Dr. Robyn I. Stone Transcript available as: memory stick, online document, or paper document
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Guest: Wilentz, Sean
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Guest: Rather, Dan Theme: Journalism