The FiveThirtyEight team covers the 2016 presidential election, tracking the issues and “game-changers” every week. Through special reports, quick reaction and honest, credible data, the FiveThirtyEight team of Nate Silver, Jody Avirgan, Harry Enten, and Clare Malone report on the latest election news.
In Conversation with Guy Raz
In TED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking, the curator of TED shares how carefully crafted short talks can be the key to unlocking empathy, stirring excitement, and sharing knowledge.
Three mothers and their newborn babies survive the Holocaust. Seventy years later, Author Wendy Holden captured the mothers’ stories in Born Survivors. Holden and all three of the children will be here to share how their mothers defied the Nazis in order to give them life.
In Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, MacArthur “genius grant” recipient Angela Duckworth shares new insights from her decades of research on grit and explains why talent is hardly a guarantor of success.
In Conversation with George Solomon
In Irene and Abe: An Unexpected Life, Irene Pollin details her life’s journey with her husband, from the time they fell in love as teenagers through their experience bringing NBA basketball and NHL hockey to the Nation’s Capital, and ultimately, to Mr. Pollin’s passing in 2009.
In Conversation with Christina Korp
Half a century after walking on the moon, icon and astronaut Buzz Aldrin reflects on a lifetime of achievements and what he’s learned through it all in No Dream Is Too High: Life Lessons from a Man Who Walked on the Moon.
In The Gene, Mukherjee enumerates the realms transformed by the understanding of the gene: race and identity, sexuality, gender identity, sexual preference, illness, temperament, even free will.
With Jacob Weisberg and Joe Weisberg
Jacob Weisberg, chairman of The Slate Group and author of a new biography about Ronald Reagan, speaks with his brother Joe, a former CIA agent and the creator of FX’s hit series The Americans about how ’80s politics and culture shaped our current landscape.
In Labor of Love: The Invention of Dating, Weigel follows the concept of dating to its origin in the late 19th century and guides us back to the present for a lively history of how Americans – women, men, gay, straight, black, and white – have approached the public and private activities of love and sex.