Society & Culture
Season 5 of Clear+Vivid® with Alan Alda starts on Tuesday, August 27th! Listen to the exclusive producer's cut of the official trailer to meet some of Alan’s next guests — including Melinda Gates, Yo-Yo Ma, Robert Sapolsky, and many more! New episodes are available every Tuesday. Subscribe and listen for free on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, or wherever you like to enjoy podcasts. For more details and to subscribe to Alan’s newsletter, please visit AlanAlda.com. These episodes are made possible thanks to the generous support of our presenting sponsor, Discovery. All the profits from this podcast go to the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University to further support research in science communication and research. Visit AldaCenter.org for details.
Brian Greene: Can the Rest of Us See the Beauty of Nature That Scientists See?
Yo-Yo Ma: On Bringing the World Together - Through Listening
Laura Brown: How Did She Become a Badass Woman? And what is it?
Melinda Gates: Can Listening Change the World?
Katie Couric on How to Make People Truly Care and Engage
Katharine Hayhoe on How to Talk About Climate Change
Henry Schleiff on How to Lead a TV Network, Have an Impact, and Still Have Fun
Dr. Eric Topol on How Artificial Intelligence Can Improve the Doctor-Patient Relationship
Frans de Waal on What Chimps Can Teach Us About Ourselves
Adam Driver on How Theatre Can Help Heal Some Wounds of War
Hope Jahren on How It Actually Seems Possible to Have Empathy for Plants
Who Cares What Science Says? Chris Volpe on Why Some of Us Care and Some Don't
How Earlonne Woods and Nigel Poor Create One of the World's Most Fascinating Podcasts
Carol Burnett: A Life of Comedy, Characters, and Connection
Madeleine Albright on the Uses and Abuses of Empathy and Power
Official Trailer: Exclusive Sneak Peak of Season 4
Tribalism: How we overcome the "Us" vs. "Them" Mentality
Empathy: What good is it anyway?
Our Favorite Answers By Listeners to the 7 Questions