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Episode 0103
Guest: Dan Fagin

Story in the Public SquareStory in the Public Square Science is simultaneously celebrated, ignored, and criticized in public life. In this episode of “Story in the Public Square,” hosts Jim Ludes and G. Wayne Miller sit down with Pulitzer-Prize winning science journalist Dan Fagin to better understand the power of science to explain the world around us, whether we like what it’s telling us, or not.

Episode 0102
Guest: Lorén Spears, Christian Hopkins

One of the big stories of the last six months has been the protest over the Dakota Access Pipeline.  This week on “Story in the Public Square,” two Native American activists talk about events on the Standing Rock Sioux reservation and the role of storytelling in native culture.

Episode 0101 
Guest: Tom Nichols

Story in the Public SquareStory in the Public Square The United States finds itself in the midst of an information war with an old adversary.  This week, national security analyst Tom Nichols will help us understand the contours of that conflict, the role of storytelling in it, and also the implications of what he calls “the death of expertise.”  Join hosts Jim Ludes and G. Wayne Miller this week on “Story in the Public Square.”  MORE INFO >

 

Story in the Public Square airs on Rhode Island PBS on Sundays at 11 a.m., with rebroadcast Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. An audio version of the program airs Saturdays at 8:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. ET and Sundays at 1:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. ET on SiriusXM's popular P.O.T.U.S. (Politics of the United States) channel 124.

“Story in the Public Square” is a television series where storytelling meets public affairs. Hosted by Jim Ludes and G. Wayne Miller, the show features interviews with today’s best print, screen, music and other storytellers about their creative processes and how their stories impact public understanding and policy. Episodes of “Story in the Public Square” are produced by the Pell Center at Salve Regina University in partnership with The Providence Journal. 
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Story in the Public SquareStory in the Public Square