The Open Mind

A half hour weekly public affairs broadcast, THE OPEN MIND is a thoughtful excursion into the world of ideas, exploring issues of national and public concern with the most compelling minds of our times. Hosted by Alexander Heffner.

Sun, May 29 7:30 A.M. March of the Autocracies     NH WORLD

Guest: Jacob Mchangama. Justitia CEO Jacob Mchangama discusses the threat to free speech around the world.

Sun, May 29 8:00 A.M. Food and Medical Deserts In America     NH EXPLORE

Guest: Cassia Herron. Louisville Association for Community Economics president Cassia Herron discusses grassroots organizing for food security and innovation.

Sun, May 29 3:00 P.M. March of the Autocracies     NH WORLD

Guest: Jacob Mchangama. Justitia CEO Jacob Mchangama discusses the threat to free speech around the world.

Mon, May 30 1:30 P.M. March of the Autocracies     NH WORLD

Guest: Jacob Mchangama. Justitia CEO Jacob Mchangama discusses the threat to free speech around the world.

Sun, Jun 5 7:30 A.M. A Moral Irresponsibility of America     NH WORLD

Guests: Michael Robillard and Bradley Strawser. Coauthors Michael Robillard, U.

Sun, Jun 5 8:00 A.M. A Moral Irresponsibility of America     NH EXPLORE

Guests: Michael Robillard and Bradley Strawser. Coauthors Michael Robillard, U.

Sun, Jun 5 3:00 P.M. A Moral Irresponsibility of America     NH WORLD

Guests: Michael Robillard and Bradley Strawser. Coauthors Michael Robillard, U.

Mon, Jun 6 1:30 P.M. A Moral Irresponsibility of America     NH WORLD

Guests: Michael Robillard and Bradley Strawser. Coauthors Michael Robillard, U.

Sun, Jun 12 7:30 A.M. Incarceration and Injustice     NH WORLD

Guest: Melanie Newport. University of Connecticut historian Melanie Newport discusses the contemporary prison and jail system.

Mon, Jun 13 1:30 P.M. Incarceration and Injustice     NH WORLD

Guest: Melanie Newport. University of Connecticut historian Melanie Newport discusses the contemporary prison and jail system.

Sun, Jun 19 7:30 A.M. The Increasing Restrictions on the First Amendment in School     NH WORLD

Guest: Christopher Finan. National Coalition Against Censorship executive director Christopher Finan discusses bans of books and reproductive choice.

Sun, Jun 19 8:00 A.M. The Increasing Restrictions on the First Amendment in School     NH EXPLORE

Guest: Christopher Finan. National Coalition Against Censorship executive director Christopher Finan discusses bans of books and reproductive choice.

Sun, Jun 19 3:00 P.M. The Increasing Restrictions on the First Amendment in School     NH WORLD

Guest: Christopher Finan. National Coalition Against Censorship executive director Christopher Finan discusses bans of books and reproductive choice.

Mon, Jun 20 1:30 P.M. The Increasing Restrictions on the First Amendment in School     NH WORLD

Guest: Christopher Finan. National Coalition Against Censorship executive director Christopher Finan discusses bans of books and reproductive choice.

Fri, Jun 24 9:00 P.M. Diagnosing The Infodemic     NH EXPLORE

Guest: Robert Mahoney. Committee to Protect Journalists executive director Robert Mahoney discusses the pandemic-era Fourth Estate.

Sun, Jun 26 7:30 A.M. Diagnosing The Infodemic     NH WORLD

Guest: Robert Mahoney. Committee to Protect Journalists executive director Robert Mahoney discusses the pandemic-era Fourth Estate.

Sun, Jun 26 8:00 A.M. Diagnosing The Infodemic     NH EXPLORE

Guest: Robert Mahoney. Committee to Protect Journalists executive director Robert Mahoney discusses the pandemic-era Fourth Estate.

Sun, Jun 26 3:00 P.M. Diagnosing The Infodemic     NH WORLD

Guest: Robert Mahoney. Committee to Protect Journalists executive director Robert Mahoney discusses the pandemic-era Fourth Estate.

Mon, Jun 27 1:30 P.M. Diagnosing The Infodemic     NH WORLD

Guest: Robert Mahoney. Committee to Protect Journalists executive director Robert Mahoney discusses the pandemic-era Fourth Estate.


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