Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 10:00pm
Michigan Veterinarian Dr. Jan Pol joins Kathleen this hour. Now in its fourth season, The Incredible Dr. Pol follows the rural veterinarian and his family on the daily duties of his clinic and on nearby farms. They'll discuss life as a rural vet, farm animals, reality tv and his book: "Never Turn Your Back on an Angus Cow."
Thursday, August 28, 2014, 1:00pm
Forces of the Islamic State (IS) are gaining strength in Syria, Iraq and beyond. Kathleen Dunn talks with a veteran journalist about what accounts for their rise, what role the United States should and could play, and what an unchecked IS could mean for the region.
Thursday, August 28, 2014, 2:00pm
Kathleen's guest this hour believes that testimonials to the American worker often celebrate the physical labor, dignity, economic and moral value, but rarely the intellect. His book, The Mind at Work: Valuing the Intelligence of the American Worker tries to do that in a style compared to that of Studs Terkel. Critically acclaimed author and educator, Mike Rose joins Kathleen to celebrate the American Worker.
Monday, September 1, 2014, 1:00pm
A new international survey finds that U.S. teachers report high levels of job satisfaction, while at the same time believe that the profession is undervalued. Kathleen is joined by the The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development to discuss the survey and its results.