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Open Mind

Next Airing: Mon, Oct 21st, 2019 at 11:00 PM on UEN-TV

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A half hour weekly public affairs broadcast, THE OPEN MIND is a thoughtful excursion into the world of ideas, exploring issues of national and public concern with the most compelling minds of our times. Hosted by Alexander Heffner.


  • Charitarian Patriotism

    Guest: Lawrence Benenson. Investor, philanthropist, and Patriotic Millionaires founding member Lawrence Benenson discusses solutions to pressing American political and economic inequity.

    Next Airing: Mon, Oct 21st, 2019 at 11:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 10/21/2019 to 4/20/2020
  • High-Tech Dystopia and Utopia

    Guest: Malka Older. Techno-political thriller writer and humanitarian aid worker Malka Older discusses the challenges of the Cyber Age.

    Next Airing: Mon, Oct 28th, 2019 at 11:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:29:00
    Usage rights: 10/28/2019 to 4/27/2020
  • Never Again In America

    Guest: Sophie Ellman-Golan. Jews Against White Nationalism leader Sophie Ellman-Golan discusses protesting a wave of anti-Semitic politics, the mistreatment of immigrants, and prison monetization.

    Next Airing: Mon, Nov 4th, 2019 at 11:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 11/4/2019 to 5/4/2020
  • Mother of Exiles

    Guest: Anastasia Edel. Writer Anastasia Edel discusses her essay, "The Tired and Poor Who Make America Great," the new anti-immigrant fascsim, and U.S.-Russia relations.

    Next Airing: Mon, Nov 11th, 2019 at 11:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:29:00
    Usage rights: 11/11/2019 to 5/11/2020
  • Program TBA

    Next Airing: Mon, Nov 18th, 2019 at 11:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:45
    Usage rights: Fair Use
  • A Popular Electoral College

    Guest: Ed Lopez. Republican political strategist Ed Lopez discusses the federalist argument for the National Popular Vote.

    Length: 00:29:00
    Usage rights: 9/2/2019 to 3/1/2020
  • A Statecraft of Peace

    Guests: Trita Parsi and Stephen Wertheim. Newly inaugurated Quincy Institute cofounders Trita Parsi and Stephen Wertheim discuss their mission to stop endless war and militarism.

    Length: 00:29:00
    Usage rights: 9/30/2019 to 3/29/2020
  • High Crimes with Impunity

    Guest: Frank Bowman. University of Missouri scholar Frank Bowman discusses Congressional neglect and his new book "High Crimes and Misdemeanors: A History of Impeachment for the Age of Trump."

    Length: 00:28:58
    Usage rights: 9/9/2019 to 3/8/2020
  • Innocent Bystanders and the New Terrorism

    Guest: Julie Salamon. Author Julie Salamon discusses her new book "An Innocent Bystander: The Killing of Leon Klinghoffer" and the redefinition of terrorism.

    Length: 00:28:51
    Usage rights: 10/7/2019 to 4/6/2020
  • Libel and the Presidency

    Guest: Dan Abrams. ABC News Chief Legal Affairs Anchor Dan Abrams discusses his new book "Theodore Roosevelt for the Defense: The Courtroom Battle to Save His Legacy" and how it resonates today.

    Length: 00:29:00
    Usage rights: 10/14/2019 to 4/13/2020
  • Safeguarding Press Integrity for 2020

    Guest: Susan Smith Richardson. Center for Public Integrity CEO Susan Smith Richardson discusses the importance of local communities in national coverage of Trump administration corruption and the 2020 campaign.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 9/16/2019 to 3/15/2020
  • The Hacked States of America

    Guest: Karim Amer. Netflix's "The Great Hack" director Karim Amer discusses how stolen personal data are manipulated to advance demagoguery and disinformation.

    Length: 00:27:57
    Usage rights: 9/23/2019 to 3/22/2020