Uncommon Knowledge Episodes

1996, TV Show

Episode Detail: Uncommon Knowledge - Uncommon Knowledge

Topic: U.S. aid to Colombia. Guests include Paul Boeker, president, Institute of the Americas; Rep. Doug Ose (R-Cal.); and Mathea Falco, president, Drug Strategies.

Episodes: Uncommon Knowledge (258)

7/22/2005: The Best Defense: Preventive War
7/15/2005: Holding Court: The Legacy of the Rehnquist Court
7/8/2005: Love and Marriage: Marriage in Modern America
7/1/2005: Speak No Evil: Freedom of Speech on Campus
6/24/2005: Alexander the Great: Alexander Hamilton
6/17/2005: Pay It Forward: Social Security Reform
6/10/2005: Hitch-Cocked: A Conversation with Christopher Hitchens
6/3/2005: Inalienable Rites? Gay Marriage in the Courts
5/27/2005: Tort and Retort: Tort Reform
5/20/2005: Give Me Civil Liberties or Give Me...Safety?: Should the Patriot Act Be Renewed?
5/13/2005: The Bottomless Well: Are We Running Out of Energy?
5/6/2005: The French Kiss-Off: The History of French and American Relations
4/29/2005: Land of Lincoln: Abraham Lincoln and American History
4/22/2005: A Healthy Debate: Health Care Reform
4/15/2005: Making the Grade: The No Child Left Behind Act
4/8/2005: Monkey Business: Evolution and Intelligent Design
3/30/2005: The Electoral College's Excellent Adventure: Should We Abolish the Electoral College?
2/25/2005: Rial Politik
2/18/2005: Latin America Goes South: Political Reform in Latin America
2/11/2005: Commanding Heights: American Empire
2/4/2005: Who Needs the United Nations?
1/28/2005: Great Expectations: The Future of the European Union
1/21/2005: Homeland Insecurity
1/14/2005: Divorce, Transatlantic Style?
1/7/2005: An American Hiroshima
12/31/2004: A Line in the Test Tube
11/26/2004: Viva La Difference
11/19/2004: Time Has Come Today
11/12/2004: What, U.S. Worry?
11/5/2004: Unconventional Wisdom
10/29/2004: Sleeping with the Enemy
10/22/2004: The Next Great Leap
10/15/2004: A Space Case
10/8/2004: Is the New Left History?
10/1/2004: The Right Nation
9/24/2004: Mind the Gap
9/17/2004: Helter Swelter
9/10/2004: Around the World in 80 Ways
9/3/2004: Red and Blue All Over: The Political Divide in America
6/25/2004: Trading Places
6/18/2004: Iraq of Ages
6/11/2004: For a Few Dollars More
6/4/2004: Migration Headache
5/28/2004: Heaven Can Wait
5/21/2004: Down by Law
5/14/2004: Land of the Setting Sun?
5/7/2004: A Military Makeover
4/30/2004: Another Brick in the Wall
4/23/2004: Rock My Worldview
4/16/2004: A Slave to the System?
4/9/2004: Give War a Chance?
4/2/2004: A Crash Course in Dubyanomics
2/27/2004: Putin the Terrible?
2/20/2004: Of Burkhas and Ballots
2/12/2004: Prophets and Losses
2/6/2004: High Wire Act
1/30/2004: The High (and Mighty) Court
1/23/2004: Bush Almighty
1/16/2004: The Reluctant Empire
1/9/2004: Patriot Games
1/2/2004: Korean Beef
11/28/2003: Southern Exposure
11/21/2003: A Family Tradition
11/14/2003: Just Say Yes?
11/7/2003: Judging the Judges
10/31/2003: An Empire for Liberty?
10/24/2003: A Less Perfect Union?
10/17/2003: Robert's Rules of Order
10/10/2003: Playing Hardball with Soft Money
10/3/2003: Power to the People
9/26/2003: A Shock to the System
9/19/2003: In Defense of Liberalism
9/12/2003: Six Days of War
9/5/2003: Democracy Now?
7/25/2003: The Fight on the Right
7/18/2003: Stop the MADness
7/14/2003: Does Orwell Matter?
7/4/2003: Peaceable Kingdom
6/27/2003: Great Expectations
6/20/2003: The Whole World Is Watching
6/13/2003: Pigs at the Trough?
6/6/2003: Carnage and Culture
5/30/2003: Castles Made of Sand
5/23/2003: A Fork in the Road
5/16/2003: Off to the Races
5/9/2003: Behind Closed Doors
5/2/2003: Empire State Building?
4/25/2003: Thinking Green or Thinking Greenbacks?
4/18/2003: Leadership in Wartime
4/11/2003: Debt and Taxes
4/4/2003: The Empire Strikes First?
2/28/2003: The Population Bomb Redux: Is Population Growth a Problem?
2/21/2003: Reagan's War: Who Won the Cold War?
2/14/2003: The Skeptical Environmentalist: Measuring the State of the Environment
2/7/2003: Pulling Out the Roots: The Roots of Terrorism
1/31/2003: With Death Do Us Part? Reforming the Death Penalty
12/28/2002: Going Around in Circles: The Future of NASA
12/21/2002: Attack of the Clones: The Ethics of Human Cloning
12/14/2002: Worth the Fighting For: A Conversation with John McCain
12/7/2002: Out for a Constitutional: The Supreme Court and the Constitution
11/30/2002: Law and Order: Civil Liberties and the War on Terrorism
11/23/2002: Pope and Circumstance: The Legacy of Pope John Paul II
11/16/2002: Culture Clash: A Talk with Hernando De Soto
11/9/2002: Europe Swings: Why Is Europe Moving to the Right?
11/2/2002: Prognosis Negative: Health Care System in Crisis
10/26/2002: Trading Places: Is Free Trade Faltering?
10/19/2002: Continental Divides: Are Europe and America Parting Ways?
10/12/2002: A Crisis of Faith: The Crisis in the Catholic Church
10/5/2002: Words of War: What Kind of War Are We Fighting?
9/28/2002: Winds of Change
9/21/2002: Hebrew Nationalists
9/20/2002: Cross Purposes
9/7/2002: Attention: Deficit Disorder
7/26/2002: For Richer or Poorer
7/19/2002: The Pentagon Strikes Back
7/12/2002: Enemies of the State
7/5/2002: Taking Liberties
6/28/2002: I, Spy: Fixing the CIA
6/21/2002: Strength in Numbers
6/14/2002: The Red and the Blue
6/7/2002: Test Tube America
5/31/2002: In Whose Image?
5/24/2002: Darwin Under the Microscope
5/17/2002: Future Shock
5/10/2002: Educating by Numbers
5/3/2002: Money Rules
4/26/2002: Tough Choices
4/19/2002: Uncommon Knowledge
4/12/2002: A Tale of Two Decades
4/5/2002: Is Homer Dead?
3/29/2002: Fathers Know Best
3/22/2002: Going for Broke
3/15/2002: Rich Man, Poor Man
3/8/2002: All the News That Fits
3/1/2002: Disorder in the Court
3/1/2002: Divisions and Decisions
3/1/2002: The Ghost of Communism Past
2/15/2002: Uncommon Knowledge
2/8/2002: Uncommon Knowledge
2/1/2002: Pop Goes the Culture
1/25/2002: Uncommon Knowledge
1/18/2002: That's Entertainment
1/11/2002: The Grand Old Old Party
1/4/2002: The Future of Europe
12/28/2001: Dire Straits
12/7/2001: Hot, Hot, Hot
11/30/2001: Waging Modern War
11/23/2001: The Good Doctor?
11/16/2001: You Say You Want a Reparation
11/9/2001: Uncommon Knowledge
11/2/2001: Donkey Kong
10/26/2001: Uncommon Knowledge
10/12/2001: Uncommon Knowledge
10/5/2001: Uncommon Knowledge
6/30/2001: Making a Federalist Case
6/23/2001: O Big Brother, Where Art Thou?
6/16/2001: Uncommon Knowledge
6/9/2001: Uncommon Knowledge
6/2/2001: Under the Skin
5/26/2001: The World at (Trade) War
5/19/2001: Death and Taxes
5/12/2001: Hippocrates: Call Your Office
5/5/2001: Exercising the Vote
4/28/2001: Uncommon Knowledge
4/21/2001: Emission Impossible
4/14/2001: The High and the Mighty
4/8/2001: Pay It Backwards
4/7/2001: Taking the Initiative
4/1/2001: Power to the People
3/25/2001: Bye-Bye Bilingual?
3/11/2001: Uncommon Knowledge
3/11/2001: Uncommon Knowledge
2/25/2001: So Sue Me
2/18/2001: Lost for Words
2/11/2001: Uncommon Knowledge
2/4/2001: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
1/28/2001: See Johnny Click
1/21/2001: The Thin Blue Line
1/14/2001: Elephants on Parade: Conservatism in Modern America
1/7/2001: Up in Arms Over the Second Amendment
12/30/2000: How Greedy Is My Valley?
12/23/2000: The Battle for Britain
12/16/2000: Patent on the Fritz
12/9/2000: Don't Stop Thinking About Tomorrow
12/2/2000: Turn out the Lights, the Party's Over
11/25/2000: Uncommon Knowledge
11/18/2000: Uncommon Knowledge
11/11/2000: Uncommon Knowledge
11/6/2000: Uncommon Knowledge
10/28/2000: Uncommon Knowledge
10/21/2000: Uncommon Knowledge
10/7/2000: The Ravaged Century
8/19/2000: Farewell to Arms? Gun Control
8/14/2000: Social Insecurity
8/7/2000: Greening of American Foreign Policy
7/24/2000: Jury on Trial
7/15/2000: Uncommon Knowledge
7/8/2000: School Rivalry
7/2/2000: For Whom the Bell Tolls: The Spanish Civil War
6/24/2000: The Wedding Zinger: The Definition of Marriage
6/17/2000: Primary Colors: The Presidential Primary Season
6/10/2000: This Old House
6/3/2000: That '70s Show
5/27/2000: Milton's Paradise Gained
5/20/2000: The Economy's New Clothes
5/13/2000: Sales of a Death Plan
5/6/2000: No Nukes Is Good Nukes
4/29/2000: Working Hard or Hardly Working
4/23/2000: A Tale of Two Chinas
4/16/2000: Trading on Our Fears
4/7/2000: Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue
3/31/2000: Fear of International Trying
3/24/2000: Russian to Judgement
3/17/2000: A Level Playing Field
3/10/2000: A Chip Off the Old Bloc
3/3/2000: Doctoring the System
2/20/2000: Wiring for Dollars
2/12/2000: Forts and Firebreaks
2/11/2000: NYPD Blues
2/4/2000: A Bug's Life
1/30/2000: Field of Genes
1/17/2000: You've Come a Long Way, Maybe
1/9/2000: What's Hate Got to Do with It
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