PATT MORRISON SCHEDULE
Tuesday, January 5, 2010
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1:06 – 1:39
1:41 – 1:58:30
The Deeeeeeep Web
So, you think that when you push the "search" button, Google is finding everything that's out there on your topic of choice? Think again… the search engines you and I use daily are searching only about one percent of the total information that's online. Burrowing into the Deep Web, the invisible Web - that's the challenge.
David Kushner, author and contributing editor of Wired and Rolling Stone. He is also the digital culture commentator for NPR Weekend Edition Sunday.
2:06 – 2:30
Medicare reform - will Americans accept significant change?
Medicare reform is on the table as the House and Senate prepare to negotiate a final health care plan, but what changes do the American people really want to see? A new study shows common ground in some key areas, including giving Medicare the ability to negotiate prices for prescription drugs, encourage hospice care instead of heroic end-of-life measures, emphasize preventive care and personal responsibility, and more. Do you agree, and what else would you change in Medicare?
Robert Bixby, Executive Director of the Concord Coalition, a nationwide, non-partisan, grassroots organization advocating responsible fiscal policy.
- Can put this into budget context.
Steven Rosell, President of Viewpoint Learning, the group that conducted the study.
- Expert on the public opinion research itself.
2:30 – 2:58:30
The only thing to fear is… everything?
It could be said that
Barry Glassner, author "The Culture of Fear"
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