- Confidence Men
A new book by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ron Suskind describes rivalries and dysfunction within President Barack Obama's first economic team. He joins us to discuss the book, which is based on interviews with more than 200 people, including the president, and quotes internal documents from the White House.9:06 a.m.
Ron Suskind: Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author. His latest book is "Confidence Men: Wall Street, Washington, and the Education of a President."
- Seeking answers in science
In her new book, physicist Lisa Randall examines the role of risk, creativity, and uncertainty in scientific thinking, and why answering the biggest scientific questions we face could tell us who we are and where we come from.10:06 a.m.
Lisa Randall: Professor of science at Harvard University, where she studies particle physics and cosmology. She is the author of "Knocking on Heaven's Door."
- The genius behind Radiolab
Midmorning speaks with newly named MacArthur genius Jad Abumrad about innovative radio and the new season of Radiolab.10:45 a.m.
Jad Abumrad: Co-host and producer of Radiolab. Abumrad was recently named a 2011 MacArthur Fellow.
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