Sexual Assault And The National Guard, What It Means To Be Alive

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Wisconsin National Guard troops
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We discuss U.S. Department of Defense efforts to reform how the National Guard deals with sexual assault. And, we revisit a conversation with science writer Carl Zimmer about what it means to be alive.

Featured in this Show

  • Defense Department Addresses Sexual Assault In The National Guard

    After years of not addressing it, the Department of Defense has now issued a series of recommendations for the National Guard’s sexual assault problem. A reporter explains the significance of this move and the future of the Guard.

  • Life, As Carl Zimmer Knows It

    A science writer shares some of his research looking into the different ways people in his field have sought to define (and challenge) what it means to be alive.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Michele Gerard Good Technical Director
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Katelyn Ferral Guest
  • Carl Zimmer Guest

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