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Chicken: Dressed with Taste
A Dinner with Food Writer Diana Henry
London-based cookbook author Diana Henry sees chicken as one of the most lovable, versatile, and available dishes around. Hear why when she sits down to talk food and home cooking with Bonnie S. Benwick, deputy food editor of the Washington Post. Then sit down to a dinner with a menu designed by Henry that features her favorite takes on the bird.
Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 6:45 PM
Democracy Since 1989: A Questionable Triumph
From the fall of the Berlin Wall to the rising Arab Spring, Western pundits have hailed the triumph of democracy. But its promise has been tough to realize in many parts of the world. Learn why this is happening and what should be done to smooth democracy’s path, with historian Charles Ingrao.
Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 6:45 PM
De-Extinction: A Mammoth Undertaking: Can Ancient DNA Re-create Lost Species?
The scientific tools to return lost species like the woolly mammoth to life are within reach. Beth Shapiro, an evolutionary biologist and pioneer in ancient DNA research, discusses de-extinction's potential practical benefits and its ethical challenges
Monday, May 4, 2015 - 6:45 PM
Navies of the Civil War
Though the Civil War is remembered for its land battles, naval engagements shaped a significant war on the water. Maritime historian Andrew Jampoler looks at the Union and Confederate naval leaders, strategies, ships, and battles that helped define the conflict’s outcome.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 6:45 PM
A Culinary Tour of Mexico with Pati Jinich
Join the chef and author as she focuses on food traditions that reflect the spirit and culture of her native country’s diverse regions. Then sample some of those distinctive tastes in three regional variations on the tamale.
Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 6:45 PM
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