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Open Mind

Next Airing: Wed, Jun 3rd, 2020 at 7:30 AM 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.


  • Hiding In Plain Sight

    Guest: Sarah Kendzior. Missouri-based journalist Sarah Kendzior discusses her new book "Hiding in Plain Sight: The Invention of Donald Trump and the Erosion of America" and the threat of authoritarianism in the United States.

    Next Airing: Wed, Jun 3rd, 2020 at 7:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:47
    Usage rights: 6/1/2020 to 5/31/2021
  • The Youth Vote In 2020

    Guest: John Holbein. UVA professor and coauthor of "Making Young Voters: Converting Civic Attitudes into Civic Action" John Holbein discusses the civic participation of Gen Y and Z.

    Next Airing: Mon, Jun 8th, 2020 at 11:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:47
    Usage rights: 6/8/2020 to 6/7/2021
  • Program TBA

    Next Airing: Mon, Jun 15th, 2020 at 11:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:45
    Usage rights: Fair Use
  • Gen Z in the Heartland

    Guest: Nico Gendron. Nico Gendron of The Wall Street Journal discusses the Instagram Local News Fellowship and her work engaging rural Missouri youth.

    Length: 00:29:00
    Usage rights: 5/4/2020 to 11/3/2020
  • The Alchemy of Us

    Guest: Ainissa Ramirez. Materials scientist Ainissa Ramirez discusses her new book "The Alchemy of Us: How Humans and Matter Transformed One Another."

    Length: 00:29:00
    Usage rights: 5/18/2020 to 11/17/2020
  • The Revolution Is Online

    Guest: Irving Washington. Online News Association CEO Irving Washington discusses the future of digital news and the impact of paywalls on access to information.

    Length: 00:29:00
    Usage rights: 5/11/2020 to 11/10/2020
  • @V2019n

    Guest: Rachel Graham. Author and COVID-19 news aggregator Rachel Graham discusses how she has tracked the pandemic from its inception and helped inform public health on Twitter.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 5/25/2020 to 5/24/2021