Published in commemoration of the centennial of President John F. Kennedy's birth, here is the definitive compendium of JFK's most important and brilliant speeches, accompanied by a commentary and reflections by leading American and internationals figures - including Senator Elizabeth Warren, David McCullough, Kofi Annan, and the Dalai Lama.
How can a 20-year-old man who is blind, autistic and still believes in Santa Claus play the most sophisticated improvisational jazz piano? How can a child who appears withdrawn and mentally disabled gaze at a building for only a minute then draw an exact reproduction on paper? Producer Stephen Smith explores the mysterious powers of savants — people with profound mental disabilities who develop an island of genius in music, mathematics or art.
What is visible to the naked eye has been exhaustively raked over; in Underground London, acclaimed travel writer Stephen Smith provides an alternative guide and history of the capital. It's a journey through the passages and tunnels of the city, the bunkers and tunnels, crypts and shadows. As well as being a contemporary tour of underground London, it's also an exploration through time.
Soul Custody calls listeners to pay attention to the state of their soul - and free it to thrive. Every day, inner and outer violence ravages the soul, leaving us weak, fearful, and malnourished. In Soul Custody, Stephen W. Smith presents eight choices to help listeners reclaim custody of their one and only life - choices about silence, community, vocation, honoring the body, finding one’s true self, and more.
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From Stephen E. Smith comes an easy-to-follow, educational book of law and how to understand lawsuits entitled, Lawsuits in the American Society. This book, unlike many others, breaks down exactly what a lawsuit is and goes into incredible depth and detail of the US legal system. Throughout this book, listeners will understand how the US legal system works and will better comprehend how to think like a professional lawyer.
Hate crimes are a persistent problem in America, even in seemingly quiet, politically tolerant communities. Producers Stephen Smith and Dan Olson focus on two such communities, Minneapolis/St. Paul and Portland, Oregon, each of which face disturbing levels of assault, vandalism, harassment and even murder committed on the basis of the victim's race, religion, sexual preference, or gender.
We're all animals, and like the bears and deer, our bodies are governed by circadian rhythms -- biological imperatives to sleep and to wake. So what happens if your job is in conflict with those rhythms? Producer Stephen Smith stays up late with some night workers and some biological experts to examine the effects of the graveyard shift on the human body and mind.
'Terrahawks, stay on this channel....' Back in action after 30 years comes Terrahawks, the fondly remembered action-adventure comedy originally brought to you by the men who created Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet and Dick Spanner. In the not too distant future, the Earth finds itself under constant threat from Zelda, a bloodthirsty android who, along with her fiendish family and monstrous creations, has established a base on Mars.
Patrick Smith, the author of Cockpit Confidential, answers every question we can throw at him about what really happens up in the air. Just don't get him started on pilotless planes -- or whether the autopilot is actually doing the flying.
Tonight on the program, Larry Kudlow, CNBC’s senior contributor and an informal advisor to The Donald Trump campaign. He has recently written a book called “JFK and the Reagan Revolution: A Secret History of American Prosperity.”
We conclude with a look at the new Netflix series, "The Crown."Charlie is joined by creator and writer Peter Morgan, director Stephen Daldry, and three stars of the series: Matt Smith, John Lithgow and Claire Foy.
This edition of CatoAudio features Stephen Moore on lessons of the California recall; Bradley A. Smith on campaign finance reform; David Schoenbrod on congressional accountability for federal regulations; Dr. Thomas Szasz on the statist roots of psychiatry; Mario Vargas Llosa on the need for a culture of liberty in Latin America; and Anne Applebaum on the history of the Soviet gulag.