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Open Mind

Next Airing: Mon, Jun 24th, 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.


  • Testing American Righteousness

    Next Airing: Mon, Jun 24th, 2019 at 11:00 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 6/17/2019 to 12/16/2019
  • Academics in the Crosshairs

    Guests: Kian Tajbakhsh and Arien Mack. New University in Exile Consortium founder Arien Mack and Iranian-American scholar Kian Tajbakhsh of the Committee on Global Thought discuss the assault on intellectual freedom.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 5/27/2019 to 11/26/2019
  • Economic Security, Mobility, and Progress

    Guest: Phil Murphy. NJ Governor Phil Murphy talks about his pro-growth progressive agenda for New Jersey and a vision for the 2020 Democratic ticket.

    Length: 00:28:54
    Usage rights: 5/20/2019 to 11/19/2019
  • Einstein and the Unseeable

    Guest: Seth Fletcher. Scientific American editor Seth Fletcher discusses his new book "Einstein's Shadow: A Black Hole, a Band of Astronomers, and the Quest to See the Unseeable."

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 4/29/2019 to 10/28/2019
  • Gps and the Human Journey

    Guest: M.R. O'Connor. Science journalist M.R. O'Connor discusses her new book "Wayfinding: The Science and Mystery of How Humans Navigate the World."

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 6/10/2019 to 12/9/2019
  • Technology to Combat Authoritarianism

    Guest: Dragana Kaurin. Localization Lab founder and Berkman Klein fellow Dragana Kaurin talks about communication tools to protect refugees, journalists, and human rights activists.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 5/13/2019 to 11/12/2019
  • The Race to Cure Cancer

    Guest: Charles Graeber. Science journalist Charles Graeber discusses his new book "The Breakthrough: Immunotherapy and the Race to Cure Cancer."

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 5/6/2019 to 11/4/2019